Tales of network executives pushing each other over to raid the comedy clubs. Is that irrational exuberance coming back?
Plus: Why 'The Walking Dead’'s Glenn remains perennially clean-shaven, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
And Switched at Birth.
From his 1996 HBO Half Hour to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
Two generations of New York stand-ups: one who feels, and one who doesn't.
We kick off our Sitcom Smackdown, a bracket that pits Cheers, The Simpsons, 30 Rock, Arrested Development, and twelve more comedy greats against each other to find the ultimate champion.
The Oscars are super soon!
Our TV critic has thought about this episode every day since he first watched it in September.
He's certainly rough on Lucy.
See which installments of Louie, 30 Rock, Archer, and more made the list.
Grab the tissues!
They're all troublemakers.
The best in ambitious drama (Mad Men, Homeland) and fantastical comedy (Louie, Community).
Are the rom-com references getting to be too much?
Louis C.K. needs a break.
"Martin Short invites Louie to play tennis. Louie says no." We smell Emmy!
Another excuse to stay indoors.
Death, daughters, and China in the season finale.
Louie as a late-night host. It's not as bad an idea as you may think.
We had a UCLA-affiliated psychiatrist diagnose, and prescribe treatments for, TV’s most compellingly mental characters.
So that happened.
"I have worked for 30 years and won an Academy Award. I have never had a response like that to anything."
2011 was the season of TV on the couch.
The first entry of a three-part arc begins with something we usually see in other, more predictable shows: the setup episode.
Louie can't shake the memory of Parker Posey.