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  1. comedy
    Debra Wilson Says She Quit MADtv Over Pay Disparity“People were coming in after me making more than me.”
  2. breaking
    14 of the Greatest Breaks in Comedy HistoryAs much as you might want to disrespect comedians breaking character, you can’t dispute its effectiveness.
  3. chat room
    Alex Borstein on Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Reuniting With Amy Sherman-Palladino“The hardest thing in the world to depict dramatically is stand-up.”
  4. Inside the New ‘MADtv’ with Castmember Chelsea Davison 2009 marked the end of a 14-season run for the FOX sketch comedy show MADtv. The series, through its audacious and irreverent takes on pop […]
  5. Meet the Cast of The CW’s ‘MADtv’ RevivalIn April, The CW announced that a MADtv revival was in the works, and today they revealed the full cast. According to TV Line, the revival […]
  6. oral history
    An Oral History of MADtv, the Sketch Show That Never Quite Changed Comedy“When we did impressions, they were pretty mean. Britney Spears at one point saw me, and her bodyguard very not-so-subtly pushed me about seven feet away from her.”
  7. revivals
    MADtv Is Coming Back With Cast Members New and OldEight new episodes.
  8. The CW Orders a Primetime ‘MADtv’ RevivalIf you thought MADtv was dead, think again, because today Deadline reports that the CW has revived the former Fox sketch series by ordering […]
  9. the industry
    MADtv Is Having a 20-Year Reunion Special on the CWStuart better be there.
  10. The CW Will Air a ‘MADtv’ 20th Anniversary Special Next MonthNow that Saturday Night Live’s anniversary special has come and gone, another major network sketch show is set to celebrate its time on the air […]
  11. key and peele
    How Hillary’s Anger Translator on Key & Peele Came to Life“I’m leaning into the idea that they’re from Arkansas, and there’s some trashy nugget of her that lies behind Hillary’s exterior.”
  12. Watch Stephnie Weir Do a Live Psychic Reading at Second City in 1998Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy’s biggest superstars performing early in […]
  13. Talking to Ike Barinholtz About ‘The Mindy Project’, ‘MADtv’, and His […]From Twitter buddy to staff writer to breakout series regular, Ike Barinholtz earned a well-deserved meteoric rise during the first season of […]
  14. 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, […]
  15. Adult Swim Orders a Pilot from ‘South Park’s Pam Brady and ‘MADtv’s Arden […]Adult Swim has a new 11-minute cop comedy on the way. Deadline reports the network has greenlit a live-action pilot called Hole to Hole that’ll […]
  16. The Lost Roles Interview with Eddie PepitoneLost Roles is a weekly column exploring “what might have been” in movie and TV comedy as we take a different actor, writer, or comedian each […]
  17. overnights
    Girls Recap: You’re on Your Own, KidNow that every critic possible has written about it, Lena Dunham’s HBO series finally airs its first episode.
  18. 8 of MADtv’s Most Memorable CharactersFor 14 seasons, Fox’s MADtv served as the top sketch comedy show alternative to SNL and helped launch the careers of Artie Lange, Michael […]
  19. chat room
    The Key and Peele Guys on Their Comedy Central Debut, Playing the ‘Race Card,’ and Poop Jokes“When you say poop, people laugh.”
  20. Looking Back at MADtvMADtv was created by Fax Bahr and Adam Small, two writers from In Living Color, Fox’s first sketch show. It’s very easy to see MADtv as Fox’s […]
  21. clickables
    See MADtv’s Ms. Swan Dance the Black Swan“Échappé! Dave Chappelle!”
  22. late shifting
    What Would Conan’s Potential Gabfest on Fox Have in Common With MADtv?More than meets the eye!
  23. australia
    Harry Connick Jr.’s Non-Blackface MadTV Sketch the Same As Blackface Jackson 5 Tribute, Claim Incorrect PeopleHarry Connick Jr. is being branded a hypocrite by idiots.
  24. cancellations
    ‘MADtv’ CanceledFox’s ‘SNL’ competitor, ‘MADtv,’ won’t be returning for a fifteenth season next year.