Paul F. Tompkins Is Providing Live Coverage of the State of the Union with a Panel of Puppets


Barack Obama is set to deliver his sixth State of the Union address tonight, and comedian Paul F. Tompkins will be anchoring some unusual live coverage of the event. Tompkins is the host of No, You Shut Up!, a comedy show on the new cable network Fusion that launched last year and features him moderating a political discussion between Jim Henson Company puppets. Tonight, Tompkins and said puppets will be covering the State of the Union speech live on No, You Shut Up! The State of the Union starts tonight at 9pm EST and No, You Shut Up!’s coverage starts at 8pm EST and will be livestreamed on the show’s website. (via The Comedy Bureau)