As the Emmy Awards rotate among the four major broadcast networks each year, each network usually turns to its late-night talk show host or its brightest comedy star to host the ceremonies. FOX doesn’t offer a late-night talk show, but it does have a comedy star with late-night experience at Saturday Night Live and hosting experience with the MTV Movie Awards and the Independent Spirit Awards — and so it’s Andy Samberg for the win! Samberg, who stars as Det. Jake Peralta in the already-renewed-for-a-third-season Brooklyn Nine-Nine for FOX, will host the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards live on Sunday,...Read More
Day: March 12, 2015
On Wednesday night’s The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, the decision by Florida to ban the term “climate change,” which conservatives previously decided to say to avoid saying “global warming,” got Wilmore thinking. Plus, there’s a movement afoot to “ban bossy”? “We could just tell people to stop insulting women,” Wilmore offered. Instead, some colleges and universities are going even further with random lists of trigger words to avoid saying on campus. What about all of the other words that aren’t yet banned? “You haven’t heard bad words yet,” Wilmore said. Which led to this list of bad words,...Read More
Anthony Jeselnik will host, Norm Macdonald joins Roseanne and Keenen Ivory Wayans as judges for Last Comic Standing season 9!
Last Comic Standing still doesn’t have a premiere date for summer 2015, but when it returns to NBC for a ninth season of stand-up competition, it’ll do so with a new host, new judge and a truncated eight-episode season. Your new host, replacing JB Smoove…is…Anthony Jeselnik! Jeselnik, a veteran of both Comedy Central roasts and his own Comedy Central series, The Jeselnik Offensive, will certainly bring a different attitude to the showcase showdowns and make sure all of the comedians know their place. And replacing Russell Peters on the judging panel alongside Roseanne Barr and Keenen Ivory Wayans…is Norm...Read More