Day: May 14, 2014

Legit, starring Jim Jefferies, cancelled after two seasons, move from FX to FXX

Once again, a funny show you enjoyed fronted by a comedian on FX has unsuccessfully transitioned to FXX. Jim Jefferies, star of Legit, announced today that his show has been cancelled. Its second season concludes tonight with back-to-back episodes on FXX. “Legit has been cancelled. Sorry to everyone who was a fan of the show, please watch tonight, it’s the final two episodes. I am very proud of the work that I did on this show and I made friends that I’ll have for life. So I’m going to try and not be sad about this,” Jefferies wrote this...

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Watch Marc Maron’s “Thinky Pain” vinyl record while listening to it?!

This is different. Comedy Central has released a YouTube video of Marc Maron’s latest stand-up record, “Thinky Pain,” as a record. You can hear Maron talk about his life, career and thoughts while watching his record spin on a turntable. And yes. They flip the record. Enjoy! Here’s a link to buy a copy of the physical double-album for your own self. Or own the digital version of Marc Maron’s “Thinky Pain” via...

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Joel McHale poses with Les Moonves on the eve of CBS Upfronts: Next stop, Late Late Show?

This could mean anything or nothing at all, right? Right????!?!?!?! On the eve of the annual CBS Upfronts presentation to advertisers, CBS chief Les Moonves and his wife, The Talk‘s co-host Julie Chen, posed for a photo with Joel McHale. Chen posted the photo early this morning to her Twitter feed, writing: “Me and my hubby hanging with the hilarious @joelmchale.” McHale RT’d it at 9:03 a.m. today, adding: “Hey—it’s Julie, Les, & Swollen Head!” McHale had starred on a rival network, NBC, on Community. But that was cancelled over the weekend at the conclusion of its fifth season....

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CBS asked Neil Patrick Harris about hosting a late-night TV show, and NPH said no, thanks; how about a variety series?

Neil Patrick Harris was on my list, as well as many others, as a potential late-night TV host for CBS in 2015. NPH confirmed this morning on Howard Stern’s SiriusXM radio show that CBS chief Les Moonves and entertainment president Nina Tassler had him on their list, too! Harris said Moonves and Tassler invited him to a sit-down to see if he’d be interested in late-night hosting. “Not in conversation, about to make a deal, but they called me in, sat me down and asked if that would be something that I’d be interested in doing,” he said. Short...

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Carl Reiner reads his 70-year-old poem, “Ode To the Buttocks Bountiful,” on The Arsenio Hall Show

Carl Reiner appeared as a guest Tuesday night on Arsenio, and when he saw Arsenio Hall welcome a spoken-word act to the program, Reiner wanted to read a little something of his own. This is “Ode To the Buttocks Bountiful,” a 70-year-old poem the young Reiner wrote and still remembers. As he does with the rest of his new memoir, “I Remember Me.” Roll the clip! Buy Carl Reiner’s “I Remember...

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