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    Every Episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, RankedFrom the series that lets Jerry Seinfeld take his friends on drives in slick cars, we ranked which ones top the charts and which ones fall flat.
  2. writers
    The Greatest TV Writers Rooms EverThe most remarkable groups of writers in the history of TV comedy.
  3. The 90 Best Books for Comedy FansThe ultimate comedy library.
  4. The History of SNL’s Celebrity Jeopardy“I’ll take Funny for $500, Alex.”
  5. So You Want to Accuse Someone of Stealing Your JokeIn a business where you’re only as good as your material, joke theft is one of comedy’s high crimes. Just make sure the joke’s not on you.
  6. @TrumpComedyNerd’s Official Statement on Splitsider’s Move to VultureEarlier this year, we announced that Splitsider was acquired by Vulture and that we were working together to launch a new and expanded comedy […]
  7. NBC Cancels ‘Great News’ After Two SeasonsAnother day, another cancellation. Just a day after Fox canceled Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Mick, and The Last Man on Earth, now TV Line […]
  8. Reggie Watts on ‘Taskmaster,’ Keeping It Simple, and Spending Time with […]Reggie Watts is keeping very busy this year. In addition to his gig on The Late Late Show with James Corden, Watts recently kicked off his […]
  9. HBO’s ‘Animals’ Returns for Season 3 in AugustHBO’s animated series Animals just got a season 3 premiere date. The network announced that the show, which was renewed a year ago, will return […]
  10. TBS Renews ‘The Detour’ for a Fourth SeasonJason Jones and Samantha Bee’s TBS comedy The Detour will return for another season. The network just announced that it’s handed out a season 4 […]
  11. Things Are Looking Up for the Recently Canceled ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’Thanks to an outpouring of fans after the news broke yesterday that Fox had canceled Brooklyn Nine-Nine, it appears to be extremely likely the […]
  12. Netflix Orders Six More Episodes of ‘The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale’Thanks to some news from Netflix today, Joel McHale gets to make more Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale. According to Variety, the streaming […]
  13. @Arianna_Durnell’s Target Audience Is “Absolutely No One” (But Follow Her […]Arianna Durnell (@arianna_durnell) is a New York-based comedian whose writing has been published on McSweeney’s, Reductress,Women In Comedy […]
  14. Fox Cancels ‘The Mick,’ ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine,’ and ‘The Last Man on Earth’It’s a comedy bloodbath over at Fox today, with cancellations going out to three comedies. First up is the cancellation of Will Forte’s The […]
  15. This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Rachel Bloom on ‘WTF’The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. […]
  16. Check Out the Trailer for Tig Notaro’s Netflix Standup Special ‘Happy to […]Tig Notaro heads to Netflix later this month with her new standup special Happy to Be Here, and today the streaming network dropped the […]
  17. Samantha Bee’s Friendly Reminder to the Men Attempting a #MeToo Comeback: […]During last night’s Full Frontal, Bee took some time to check in on the #MeToo movement now that multiple sexual assault allegations have […]
  18. Michelle Wolf Joins Amber and Jenny for “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell” on ‘Late […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers welcomes back writers Amber Ruffin and Jenny Hagel for a brand new “Jokes Seth […]
  19. ‘Distance’: This Is Digital’s Next StepThe web series is dead. Okay, okay, don’t freak out, let me clarify. As Facebook and YouTube algorithms steer us toward original content […]
  20. NBC Renews ‘A.P. Bio’ and Adds Comedies from Mike Schur and Amy PoehlerThere’s a lot of comedy news happening at NBC this week. According to The Wrap, the network has given a season 2 renewal to freshman comedy […]
  21. Joe Pera, Seth Meyers, and Gene the Cameraman Have a Chat on ‘Late Night’Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Joe Pera returns to chat with Seth Meyers about his new Adult Swim series Joe Pera Talks With […]
  22. Andy Daly Crashes ‘Conan’ as ‘80s Game Show Host Reed NewportIt’s a tale as old as time: Man hosts ’80s game show, game show gets canceled, man wanders the Warner Brothers lot for decades after the […]
  23. Chris Gethard’s New Book ‘Lose Well’ Is Out in OctoberChris Gethard has written a new book that’s hitting bookstores this fall. Titled Lose Well, it’s his second book following A Bad Idea I’m About […]
  24. Adult Swim Orders ‘Three Busy Debras’ Pilot Produced by Amy PoehlerMitra Jouhari, Sandy Honig, and Alyssa Stonoha AKA Three Busy Debras just landed a pilot order at Adult Swim. The network announced today that […]
  25. Please Relax and Enjoy This ‘Joe Pera Talks With You’ TrailerJoe Pera heads to Adult Swim later this month with the premiere of his new series Joe Pera Talks With You, and this week a trailer dropped to […]
  26. Tweet More or Eat Sh*t, Because I’m Roidin’ Up This Zoo’s Social Media […] Welcome to Hell, nimrods. This is your last day as employees of the Cincinnati Zoo and your first day as global brand ambassadors of a […]
  27. Remembering Tiffany Haddish’s Heartbreaking and Hilarious Trip to ‘The […]Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. Even more than WTF, Paul Gilmartin’s […]
  28. Season 5 of ‘Arrested Development’ Premieres on May 29th Not long after Mitch Hurwitz teased that the new season of Arrested Development would drop on Netflix “real soon,” the streaming network has […]
  29. Donald Glover Loves Singing, Hates Shirts on ‘SNL’It’s officially festival season, the time of year where celebrities appear next to each other completely out of context. Do you need to see a […]
  30. Wendy Steiner (@wendyasteiner) Likes Bagels and ConfidenceWendy Steiner is a Brooklyn-based Jewish-Japanese comic. While the Los Angeles suburbs raised her, living in San Francisco and New York really […]
  31. Before ‘Rick and Morty,’ Dan Harmon Tried to Reinvent Acceptable […]The idea of entertainment as an entity separate from the internet is one that is for the most part dead. Every movie must have social media […]
  32. Bill Hader and Conan O’Brien Review ‘God of War’ for “Clueless Gamer”Conan O’Brien has returned with a brand new installment of “Clueless Gamer,” and this time he’s teamed up with Bill Hader to check out the […]
  33. ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ Will End After Season 4The upcoming season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt will be its last, but don’t worry – it might also head to the big screen afterward. According […]
  34. IFC Orders ‘Sherman’s Showcase’ Musical Sketch Show from Bashir Salahuddin […]Actors, writers, and frequent collaborators Bashir Salahuddin and Diallo Riddle (Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Maya & Marty, The Last O.G.) […]
  35. This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Neil Casey on ‘The Need to Fail’The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. […]
  36. Big ‘Conan’ News: A New Half-Hour Format Plus the Entire ‘Late Night’ NBC […]It’s been rumored since last year that TBS had plans to switch Conan O’Brien’s late night show to a half-hour format instead of an hour, and […]
  37. Brandon Wardell Is Releasing an ASMR Comedy Album Next MonthStandup Brandon Wardell must be extremely aware of how many views ASMR videos get on YouTube, because he’s tapping into that crinkle- and […]
  38. Mike Myers Makes the Perfect Dr. Harold Bornstein on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’Donald Trump’s former physician Dr. Harold Bornstein is back in the news this week after admitting that the bizarre 2015 letter he released […]
  39. Tim Baltz Preaches for the Church of MAGA on ‘The Opposition’During last night’s episode of The Opposition, Jordan Klepper came to the defense of a man named Greg Piatek who recently made news after he […]
  40. Samantha Bee on Sarah Huckabee Sanders and the WHCD: “Feminism Doesn’t […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Full Frontal, where Samantha Bee breaks down the bizarre way women journalists rushed to Sarah Huckabee […]
  41. ‘From One Guy to Another’: Worth 18 MinutesComedians and longtime UCB performing partners Jackie Jennings and James Dwyer made a pledge this time last year: to spend one full day […]
  42. Kathy Griffin Looks Back on Her Severed Trump Head Photo Controversy and […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers chats with Kathy Griffin about the controversial photo she tweeted holding a […]
  43. Hulu Orders Mindy Kaling’s ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ and Ramy Youssef […]Hulu just announced a bunch of news, including series orders for comedies from Mindy Kaling and Ramy Youssef. First up is an order for a […]
  44. Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon Will Cover the Royal Wedding Live as Cord […]Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon are returning as Cord Hosenbeck and Tish Cattigan to provide their expert live commentary, this time for HBO. […]
  45. Season 5 of ‘Arrested Development’ Will Premiere “Real Soon,” and the […]Mitch Hurwitz just dropped two big Arrested Development scoops. On Twitter, Hurwitz confirmed that season 5 of the show will debut on Netflix […]
  46. Gillian Jacobs, Vanessa Bayer, and Phoebe Robinson Star in the Trailer for […]Last year, Vanessa Bayer, Gillian Jacobs, and Phoebe Robinson signed on to star in a Netflix comedy together called Ibiza, and today the […]
  47. Seth Meyers and Trevor Noah Defend Michelle Wolf: “She Is Filthy and She […]This year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner host Michelle Wolf has been the target of much outrage and debate since she gave a perfectly […]
  48. Welcome to Our Extremely Tasteful, Dangerously Haunted Dream Home, by […] You are cordially invited to an elegant housewarming function at the home of Colette and Tad Newman this Saturday. Address: 666 Hemlock […]
  49. Julio Torres Is a Shooting Star in His ‘Tonight Show’ Standup SetSaturday Night Live writer Julio Torres returned to the Tonight Show on Friday, and if you’re a fan of platinum blondes, shooting star emojis, […]
  50. Gary Gulman Announces ‘Must Be Nice!’ Standup Tour DatesGary Gulman is going on tour. Titled Gary Gulman: Must Be Nice!, the tour makes stops in Fort Lauderdale, Philadelphia, Seattle, Boston, […]
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