Lin-Manuel Miranda Tuesday provided Comedy Central’s Drunk History viewers with a sloshed recap of the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, the central plot point of his hit Broadway play Hamilton. Miranda’s “Hamilton” became a central plot point in its own right last week...
It is difficult to sit down and watch a half-hour comedy at a time like this, and it would be disingenuous for me to claim otherwise. I wish I had something more or better or broader to say about the state of our world and what role television might play ... More »
The U.K. digital entertainment service Now TV has recruited British comedy legend John Cleese to guide new viewers through the first six seasons of The Walking Dead. The post John Cleese Recaps the First 6 Seasons of The Walking Dead appeared first on CBR.com.
No matter what else The Good Place does, we'll always have Michael's "I wanted more time to be human" speech. A classic example of the comedy list — where a character keeps naming off things, each more random and hilarious than the last — Michael's long lament during what he believes will ... More »
Lessons in The Walking Dead from a comedy legend.
"Lesson 2: There are no safe places"
Trans actress Alexandra Grey (Transparent, We Will Rise) gave a history lesson on the Stonewall Riots, Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera in a recent episode of Comedy Central’s Drunk History. For those unfamiliar, the show has inebriated narr… Read The post Drunk History Recaps the Stonewall Riots and Honors Marsha P. Johnson – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
For the record, I’m totally loving FX’s new scripted comedy series ‘Atlanta’! In a world filled with reality shows, it’s truly a breath of fresh air! [READ: RECAP: Atlanta Episode 6 – “VALUE” (FULL VIDEO)] While last week’s episode focused...Show More Summary
Last night, Lin-Manuel Miranda hosted Saturday Night Live for the first time (our recap is coming later today). It’s not everyday that a Broadway star is brought in to host the late night sketch comedy series, but that’s just how big Hamilton has become. Show More Summary
‘Atlanta,’ FX’s new scripted comedy is making waves and if you haven’t watched it you, you are totally missing out! [FLASHBACK: RECAP: Atlanta Episode 5 – ‘Nobody Beats The Biebs’ + Watch Full Video… ] This week’s episode is titled ‘Value’...Show More Summary
As much as I like One Mississippi, I keep finding myself coming back to this quote from another streaming show, Hulu's Difficult People: "When did comedies become half-hour dramas?" Don't get me wrong, I am a big fan of half-hour shows that question what it means to be a comedy ... More »
The Good Place, fall's most ambitious new comedy, had its series premiere Monday, with a two-part episode that laid out the rules for the world it's building. It also introduced us to our antiheroine Eleanor Shellstrop, played with mischievous charm by Kristen Bell. Eleanor comes to an unfamiliar... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com The Good Place Kristen Bell Ted Danson
In One Mississippi, comedian Tig Notaro and series co-creator Diablo Cody tell a largely fictionalized version of Notaro's recent life. If you've listened to the famous Largo set which launched Notaro to comedy mega-stardom or watched the Netflix documentary Tig, it's a story you already know: Over the course of ... More »
That's a wrap on season 3, folks.
Great TV comedies live and die by their subtle asides. On Survivor's Remorse, it doesn't get much better than Cam insisting to Jimmy that a man "can't apologize for something you're not sorry for," only to take a beat and have Reg knowingly look over at Jimmy and surmise, "He ... More »
Last night was the second installment of Roast Battle on Comedy Central. Somewhere between a rap battle and a roast, six comedians took the stage in Montreal to sling insults against at one another. And once again, they were out for blood. The night’s celebrity judges included Whoopi Goldberg and roasting legend Anthony Jeselnik, in […]
Comedy Central’s four-night mini-series, Roast Battle, kicked off last night, broadcasting from the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, and lemme tell you: it was a scorcher. To paraphrase head judge Jeffrey Ross, this show is not for the thin-skinned (and you thick-skinned folks, see a dermatologist). We’ve got the blow by blow after the jump. […]
Can we talk about last night's one and only official showcase for the "Unrepped" New Faces of Comedy for the 2016 Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal? I don't know, can we? Did you even stay for the whole show, dear agent and/or manager? I'm guessing no based on the half-empty house at the […]
I can't think of another TV comedy that's addressed the abortion debate in such a direct, unapologetic manner. Then again, I can't think of another show that addresses deep, universally held human fears through a cast of talking animals, so BoJack Horseman is really cornering a few markets here.On the ... More »
In the 1984 comedy Splash, there's a running joke where Madison, a mermaid spending her first days on dry land, parrots the words she learned from a bank of televisions at a department store. It leads to exchanges like this one with Allen, the New Yorker who takes her in: ... More »