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Year In Review 2017

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The Best ‘SNL’ Sketches and Moments of 2017

Saturday Night Live entered 2017 with good ratings, millions of viral shares, and more momentum than it has had in years. Much of this upshot was due to the political climate–and the country’s need for the humorous angle of what often seems [...]

By Sarah Aswell

Brief Eulogies for the Sitcoms We Lost in 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we take a closer look at a few of the notable sitcoms that aired their final episodes in 2017. To some we say a tearful goodbye, and to some we come only to bury them, not to praise them. And we hold out hope that 2018 [...]

By Harry Waksberg

The Year in Comedy Podcasts

Throughout 2017, our trusty team of reviewers covered everything that happened in the world of comedy podcasts with nearly 50 weekly roundups. And in 2017 there was a lot to cover, from podcast anniversaries and milestones (Beautiful/Anonymous, [...]

By Megh Wright

The Year in Interviews

There was a lot to talk about in 2017, which is why we interviewed a record 200+ people from every corner of the comedy world. We heard from some of the most influential names in comedy, stars of TV and film, up-and-coming standups, timeless [...]

By Isaac Kozell

Recapping the Year in Late Night

The field of late night television is more crowded than ever. Beyond the main five network hosts, the crowd of cable hosts is growing larger and larger, and streaming services are beginning to dip into the pool as well (does it count as a late [...]

By John Hugar