Day: September 9, 2014

Preview season 2 of Adam Devine’s House Party on Comedy Central

The second season of Adam Devine’s House Party premieres tonight on Comedy Central at 10:30 p.m., before settling into its regular time slot, overnight Thursdays at 12:30 a.m. Eastern/Pacific (11:30 p.m. Central/Mountain). The Comic’s Comic interviewed Devine before season one of his “House Party” debuted in 2013. This year, Devine has ditched the SoCal mansion for more historic digs in a New Orleans bar he’s taken over for the tapings. Here’s an extended preview. Roll the clip! Tonight’s premiere features a king cake injury (?), a mixup involving meds and booze (never do that), plus stand-up from Ian Karmel,...

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SNL hires Nick Rutherford to reunite, write with his Good Neighbor mates

A season after hiring three-fourths of the sketch group Good Neighbor, two as cast members and one as a director of their digital shorts, Saturday Night Live has brought the fourth member on board as a writer for this, SNL’s 40th anniversary season! The Comic’s Comic has learned that Nick Rutherford already has started work at SNL, joining his Good Neighbor mates — Beck Bennett and Kyle Mooney, plus director Dave McCary. While Bennett and Mooney were having standout rookie seasons on SNL, Rutherford wasn’t just sitting tight this past year. Rutherford performed at several comedy festivals as a...

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Future generations may believe Mel Brooks had 11 fingers thanks to his handprint at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood

On Monday, Mel Brooks joined the select group of movie stars who have immortalized their handprints and footprints in the cement outside the iconic Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. Then Brooks told Conan O’Brien how he successfully snuck in an 11th finger — six fingers instead of five on his left hand — when he imprinted his mark in the cement. Nicely done, Mel. Nicely done. Roll the clip! Grauman’s on Hollywood Boulevard was renamed Mann’s in 1973, then renamed TCL Chinese Theatre in...

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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to visit Austin for Election 2014 coverage

Rick Perry, you’re on notice! Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart will head to Austin, Texas, for a week of shows leading up to Election Day 2014, broadcasting in the capital city where the indicted Texas governor still rules. “Democalypse 2014: South by South Mess” will be taped at ZACH Theatre in Austin, airing 11 p.m. ET/PT from Monday, Oct. 27 through Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014. Tickets to watch in the live studio audience are only available via Comedy Central’s The Daily Show tickets site. The Daily Show promises to cover political midterm election races across the...

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Craig Ferguson congratulates James Corden on-air for winning The Late Late Show hosting gig

Craig Ferguson opened The Late Late Show tonight with a close-up of a framed photo of James Corden, the British comedian and actor who’ll take over for Ferguson as The Late Late Show‘s host in 2015. Earlier in the day, Ferguson had Tweeted congratulations to Corden. Congratulations to the spectacularly talented James Corden who will take over the LLS after me. Great choice. I heartily endorse & approve. — Craig Ferguson (@CraigyFerg) September 8, 2014   And he meant it. Ferguson told viewers Monday night in his cold open that Corden was very good and very funny. “We’re out...

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