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  1. Season 3 of ‘Key & Peele’ Is Thankfully More of the SameKey & Peele returns tonight at 10:30 p.m. eastern on Comedy Central. With Comedy Bang! Bang! at the beginning of their month-long hiatus, […]
  2. We’re Still Waiting For ‘The Mindy Project’ to Become GreatThe Mindy Project airs Tuesdays at 9:30 p.m. eastern on Fox. The season premiere is tonight, but you can watch it online sooner than that. […]
  3. The 20 Best Characters From Conan O’Brien’s Late Night ShowsToday marks the twentieth anniversary of the first episode of Late Night with Conan O’Brien, a show that was famously predicted to be nothing […]
  4. Follow Friday: @Pete_SchultzEverybody fancies themselves as some sort of wizard that can conjure up laughter by a few strokes of a keyboard, but only a few tweeters are […]
  5. Cataloging the Worst, Most Amoral Things the ‘Always Sunny’ Gang Has Ever […]With Dennis, Mac, Charlie, Dee, and that Frank free to continue gallivanting around Philadelphia on the shiny brand new network FXX starting […]
  6. Talking to W. Kamau Bell About Becoming the Host of a Daily Show, ‘The […]After a year airing once a week, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell will make its debut tomorrow night as the brand new FXX network’s nightly […]
  7. Follow Friday: @ImLaurenMcGuire (Lauren McGuire)Everybody fancies themselves as some sort of wizard that can conjure up laughter by a few strokes of a keyboard, but only a few tweeters are […]
  8. ‘Late Show with David Letterman’s Most Memorable Moments, Year by YearAfter NBC chose Jay Leno to become the new host of The Tonight Show, David Letterman launched Late Show with David Letterman on August 30, […]
  9. Follow Friday: @RobWhismanEverybody fancies themselves as some sort of wizard that can conjure up laughter by a few strokes of a keyboard, but only a few tweeters are […]
  10. Vine 5 Film Festival: We Are All Somebody’s CousinVine is a toy from Twitter that challenges users to make the most profound work ever committed to video in exactly six seconds. Or at the very […]
  11. Follow Friday: @BornFeral (Megan Beth Koester)Everybody fancies themselves as some sort of wizard that can conjure up laughter by a few strokes of a keyboard, but only a few tweeters are […]
  12. Follow Friday: Jon Sender (@Senderblock23)Everybody fancies themselves as some sort of wizard that can conjure up laughter by a few strokes of a keyboard, but only a few tweeters are […]
  13. ‘Please Like Me’ Is the Best New TV Comedy You’ve Never Heard OfAll six episodes of the first season of Please Like Me premiered last Thursday on Pivot, a cable network that launched on that very same day. […]
  14. Actually, *Pushes Glasses Back Onto Face* the ‘Diner’ TV Pilot Was the […]Barry Levinson’s 1982 film Diner is a classic. Funny, original, and engrossing, it has been credited with influencing a huge swath of what we […]
  15. Follow Friday: @KateBerlantEverybody fancies themselves as some sort of wizard that can conjure up laughter by a few strokes of a keyboard, but only a few tweeters are […]
  16. Vine 5 Film Festival: Absolutely No LemonsVine is a toy from Twitter that challenges users to make the most profound work ever committed to video in exactly six seconds. Or at the very […]
  17. Our Favorite Woody Allen MoviesWoody Allen’s 43rd writer/director effort, Blue Jasmine, made its debut in movie theaters across the country this past weekend. 43 is a lot. […]
  18. Follow Friday: @DammitBabies (Michael Scarpa A.K.A. Søren Twerkegaard)Everybody fancies themselves as some sort of wizard that can conjure up laughter by a few strokes of a keyboard, but only a few tweeters are […]
  19. ‘Children’s Hospital’ Just Goes Up and Moves to Japan; ‘NTSF:SD:SUV’ Stays […]Children’s Hospital and NTSF:SD:SUV air Thursday nights at midnight and 12:15 a.m. Eastern on Adult Swim. By Thursday I mean really early […]
  20. 11 Shows That Went Head-to-Head With ‘SNL’ and LostSaturday Night Live is an institution that has been considered overrated and underrated since its debut in 1975, always provoking debate, […]
  21. ‘Andy and His Grandmother’: Andy Kaufman Is Still Trying to Mess With You […]Andy Kaufman is definitely dead. He definitely died at the too-young age of 35 years old of lung cancer in 1984. But because he was a comedian […]
  22. Kanye West’s ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Pilot Was Pre-tty, Pre-tty FascinatingOne week after a clip of Kanye West’s failed HBO comedy pilot was discovered hiding in plain sight and subsequently taken down by the TV […]
  23. Vine 5 Film Festival: The Deal With LuggageVine is a toy from Twitter that challenges users to make the most profound work ever committed to video in exactly six seconds. Or at the very […]
  24. ‘Where’s Rodney?’ Was One of the Many Questions Raised By ‘Where’s Rodney?’“One, Poochie needs to be louder, angrier, and have access to a time machine. Two, whenever Poochie’s not on-screen, all the other characters […]
  25. Follow Friday: @ThatRamosGirl (Vanessa Ramos)Everybody fancies themselves as some sort of wizard that can conjure up laughter by a few strokes of a keyboard, but only a few tweeters are […]
  26. ADHD Review: ‘Axe Cop’ Drools; ‘High School USA!’ is a Teenaged ‘South […]Sneak previews of Axe Cop and High School USA! will run Sunday at 9:30 and 9:45 p.m. eastern, respectively, with all due respect, on Fox. The […]
  27. Vine 5 Film Festival: Please Don’t Remind MeVine is a toy from Twitter that challenges users to make the most profound work ever committed to video in exactly six seconds. Or at the very […]
  28. ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ Finished? No. Actually Starting Season 2Bless the ones with the death wishes, the ones that don’t bother to try to make the familiar and well-established beats as funny or funnier […]
  29. Follow Friday: @ThePatrickWalshEverybody fancies themselves as some sort of wizard that can conjure up laughter by a few strokes of a keyboard, but only a few tweeters are […]
  30. The 11 Best ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ Characters and ImpersonationsAnd so here we are, the day of the second season premiere of Comedy Bang! Bang!, the television show based on the funny podcast and former live […]
  31. Vine 5 Film Festival: Shopping, Dancing, Heartbreak, Death, and Money for […]Vine is a toy from Twitter that challenges users to make the most profound work ever committed to video in exactly six seconds. Or at the very […]
  32. Judd Apatow and Amy Poehler’s ‘Sick in the Head’ Pilot Was a Real, Funny […]“I am in New York writing a pilot for the Fox network called Sick in the Head. It’s about a very young therapist with no life experience. The […]
  33. The Best of ‘Inside Amy Schumer’s First SeasonThe reason why Inside Amy Schumer seemed to work since the show premiered, and the reason why the entire first season ended up being a success, […]
  34. Vine 5 Film Festival: Welcome SylvioVine is a toy from Twitter that challenges users to make the most profound work ever committed to video in exactly six seconds. Or at the very […]
  35. There Was No Winner To ‘The Goodwin Games,’ But It Was Fun to PlayIt’s very rare to see the actual lifespan of a television series equal the length of time its story naturally dictated it should last. Shows […]
  36. Season One of ‘Maron’ Should Be the First of ManyMaron had a lot stacked against it. The immediate, unfair comparisons to that great show on FX that is taking this year off, for one. The fact […]
  37. Follow Friday: @MikeScollinsEverybody fancies themselves as some sort of wizard that can conjure up laughter by a few strokes of a keyboard, but only a few tweeters are […]
  38. The Vine 5 Film Festival: This Isn’t the EndVine is a toy from Twitter that challenges users to make the most profound work ever committed to video in exactly six seconds. Or at the very […]
  39. Found: James Urbaniak Telling a Joke On ‘Late Night with David Letterman’ […]Last October, as part of Vulture and UCB Comedy’s Pop Culture Memory Lane series, all-star viner and Venture Brothers star James Urbaniak […]
  40. ‘The Michael Richards Show’: We Can Cross ‘What If Kramer Was a […]“But I could have played Kramer for the rest of my life. That character would fit into every situation. There was a great universality to the […]
  41. Season Two of ‘Veep’ Was a Funny Story About Underdog Jerks“Would it be so hard for people not to be assholes?” - Selina Meyer Veep reminds me a lot of The Larry Sanders Show, and I’m sure I’m not […]
  42. The Vine 5 Film Festival: Eggs Over My Dad Abandoning MeVine is a toy from Twitter that challenges users to make the most profound work ever committed to video in exactly six seconds. Or at the very […]
  43. Follow Friday: @longwall26 (Jason Miller)Everybody fancies themselves as some sort of wizard that can conjure up laughter by a few strokes of a keyboard, but only a few tweeters are […]
  44. ‘Save Me’ Was a Show. It Ended Last Night. It Was On For Four Weeks. You […]The story of Save Me is incredibly depressing, but not unprecedented. The Anne Heche comedy was in the works since 2010 as a potential property […]
  45. 9 Funny People Who Direct Great Music VideosQuick history lesson: if a music video was funny in the 1980s, it was probably completely unintentional. In the first half of the decade, the […]
  46. The Vine 5 Film Festival: The InternshipVine is a toy from Twitter that challenges users to make the most profound work ever committed to video in exactly six seconds. Or at the very […]
  47. ‘My Mother the Car’ Tried Too Hard To Not Be ‘My Mother the Car’Sometimes TV shows drag their unfunny, uninteresting, yet highly rated feet across our living rooms for years. “Who let this happen?” we cry in […]
  48. Follow Friday: @michelleisawolf (Michelle Wolf)Everybody fancies themselves as some sort of wizard that can conjure up laughter by a few strokes of a keyboard, but only a few tweeters are […]
  49. For Adam Scott: 10 More Potential ‘Greatest Events In Television History’Last night, The Greatest Event in Television History returned with its second installment, possibly to rectify the earlier mistake of […]
  50. The Vine 5 Film Festival: Drugs! Grumpy Kids! Imaginary Friends!Vine is a toy from Twitter that challenges users to make the most profound work ever committed to video in exactly six seconds. Or at the very […]
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