Orange Is the New Black has reached yet another moment that forces you to stop and think, "Wait, why was this show considered a comedy?" Sure, it's funny that Angie's badass weight-lifting cry is "The lion, the witch, and the wardrobe!" The Judy King plot is still primarily played for ... More »
The first few episodes of season four have leaned heavily on comedy, from the lines in the premiere designed to elicit sardonic snorts (if not all-out laughter), to especially fun developments like Taystee becoming Caputo's new assistant. The flashbacks, too, have ended by pointing upward. Maria was kicked out of ... More »
by Timothy Rysdyke Lena Simon of La Luz rocking the Bigfoot stage. Natasha Leeggero in the comedy tent. In what turned out to be another eventful, fun-filled weekend at the Gorge, Sasquatch! Music Festival kicked off its 15th year with...Show More Summary
By now you know who won Season 10 of “The Voice” -- Alisan Porter, the talented mom with the killer pipes who previously found fame as a child actor, most notably playing the title role in the 1991 John Hughes comedy “Curly Sue,” and falling prey to and overcoming an addiction to alcohol somewhere...
In her new Netflix sitcom, Maria Bamford doesn't break the fourth wall so much as she bulldozes it to pieces. Much like her stand-up comedy, Lady Dynamite focuses on Bamford's real-life experiences navigating personal and professional relationships with mental illness. She has a rare knack for playing up the laugh-out-loud ... More »
This week, The Mindy Project delivers a particularly New York-focused episode — obligatory Hamilton storyline included — while also giving us a solid riff on romantic comedy. Let there be no doubt: This is what the show does best. (Danny who?)To get our Hamilton fix, we begin with the "Shulman and Associates ... More »
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Archer appreciates the simple joys of language. The show's writers treat English (and, frequently, tidbits from foreign tongues) as a complex plaything to be endlessly reconfigured. The characters often act like comedy writers, amusing themselves with puns and one-liners for their own sake. (When Ray responds to Pam's diss of ... More »
#Gladiators, greetings from sunny Los Angeles! Mama has been traveling and when this episode of Scandal aired, I was in Austin for a comedy festival, eating my weight in barbecue until I got the itis. Suffice it to say, there's a good possibility I might not fit into my bridesmaid's ... More »
It's time to come clean with yourselves: You would watch a spinoff of The Real Housewives of New York City starring Carole Radziwill and Bethenny Frankel. You so would. And then you...
Now this is a top four! I don’t understand folks complaining about this season’s crop of queens. If anything, this might be the most well-balanced group of contestants we’ve seen in a while. The beauty queens can do comedy. The clowns can serve look… Read The post ‘Book Ball’ Tops and Bottoms: Power Ranking ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ 08×08 — RECAP appeared first on Towleroad.
As the smartly droll HBO comedy kicks off its third season, Silicon Valley picks up where it left off with renewed vigor: Richard Hendrix (Thomas Middleditch) has been fired as CEO of Pied Piper and offered the job of Chief Technology Officer. To say Richard is unhappy with the offer is a gross understatement. Show More Summary
In 2007, Will Forte wrote and starred alongside Will Arnett in a comedy called The Brothers Solomon. It's a pretty good film! Directed by Bob Odenkirk, Wills Arnett and Forte play siblings attempting to impregnate Kristen Wiig so that they can please their father (who, somehow, is portrayed by Lee ... More »
As Louis C.K.'s famously killer bit made clear, time travel could only be an appealing proposition to a white man. For women, black people, or anyone who didn't conform to the restrictive societal mold of a time period, life prior to the modern era was kind of a suckfest. A ... More »
The Grinder occupies a weird space on the TV comedy spectrum. As we saw in last week's "A System on Trial," it's remarkably small in scope but big in comedic ambition. This is an extremely smart show disguised as a dumb one, affectionately draping tired tropes over itself in the ... More »
Russell Crowe is not exactly known for his comedic styling - and for good reason. The Oscar winner wasn't exactly a laugh riot on Saturday Night Live, but the first-time host committed to every wacky character the writers threw his way, so he at least deserves an A for effort. Check out the best... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Saturday Night Live Russell Crowe
As an obsessive sitcom fan, I would love to get a behind-the-scenes peek of any comedy on television. Lately, I find myself doubly wishing this for The Carmichael Show. It seems like the writers start off with one hot topic — Plan B, Bill Cosby, gentrification — and then list... More »
This is the episode that seals it: The Real O'Neals should be on your radar. Add it to your Tuesday nights, or at least to your DVR recordings. Variety's Maureen Ryan recently praised comedy's takeover of TV, and from what I've seen, this show deserves to be included. The Real... More »
Much of the writing surrounding Baskets, including my own, often pays particular attention to the show's darkness. It's a comedy that wrestles with major themes of disappointment and failed promise, and often seems more interested in pushing its characters to pitiful new lows than it is in making the audience... More »
If Love were the romantic comedy it presents itself as, the final scene of "The End of the Beginning" would play as a triumphant moment. It would be the moment of catharsis this whole, messy ordeal has been building to. But while Gus and Mickey's kiss is admittedly cathartic, it's... More »