Day: May 16, 2016

Louis C.K. heads on international stand-up tour, theaters and arenas, for remainder of 2016

After a few warm-up shows in recent weeks at The Comedy Store in West Hollywood, Louis C.K. is ready to launch his next prolonged stand-up comedy tour, starting tomorrow night in Baltimore and extending through the end of 2016. The tour will start with theaters this month, then jumping to arenas in June and July, then across the pond to arenas in Europe and Israel, before coming back to two dates at Madison Square Garden in September. CK’s previous tour ended at MSG and resulted in a Grammy win for one of the shows recorded there. Tickets for his...

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Bar Rescue: Cheers

Haven’t enjoyed a great mashup in ages, so thanks to Robert Dean for making one for the ages, taking Spike’s Bar Rescue and having Jon Taffer tackle the bar from Cheers. That’s all you need to know to enjoy this. Roll the...

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First look at the new 2016 sitcoms from ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC

Welcome to Upfronts Week, when each of the broadcast networks march into New York City to meet with advertisers and present their new fall lineups for primetime and hope that advertisers keep buying 30-second spots for the TV, on the TV. So, without further ado, here are the synopses and trailers for the new sitcom pilots ordered to series either for Fall 2016 or midseason in early 2017. Congrats to all! ABC AMERICAN HOUSEWIFE(debuting Fall 2016, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays ET/PT) Until recently, opinionated, confident, unapologetic, plump Katie Otto (Katy Mixon) has been the third fattest housewife in Westport, Connecticut....

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Episode #89: Will Forte and Kristen Schaal, FOX’s “The Last Man on Earth”

Will Forte and Kristen Schaal star in FOX sitcom The Last Man on Earth (which Forte created), and they celebrated the second-season finale with a screening at The Paley Center for Media in New York City. But first, they stopped on the red carpet to talk to me about how they met in real life, and how they’d fare surviving an actual apocalypse. This is a special newsy minisode of Last Things First. So let’s get to it! Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android |...

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