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Sketch Comedy

  1. on comedy
    Nick Kroll Wishes Kroll Show Got Inside Amy Schumer-Level Fame“I’m probably more competitive than I’d like to admit.”
  2. trailer mix
    Brian Regan Enters the Sketch-Comedy Game in this Trailer for His Netflix SeriesStand Up and Away! debuts on Christmas Eve.
  3. best of 2018
    The 10 Best Saturday Night Live Sketches of 2018Rounding up our favorite musical parodies, recurring sketches, and delightfully bizarre original characters of the year.
  4. snl
    The Story Behind Saturday Night Live’s Weezer SketchTalking with Eli Coyote Mandel, Steven Castillo, and Alan Linic about writing the sketch that launched a thousand new Weezer debates.
  5. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: The Best and Worst Claire Foy SketchesThe Crown and First Man star Claire Foy holds her own in her SNL hosting debut.
  6. sketch comedy
    Netflix Adds Sketch-Comedy Show From Brian Regan and Jerry SeinfeldStand Up and Away! will debut on Christmas Eve.
  7. snl
    How ‘GP Yass’ Broke New Ground on SNLTalking with SNL writers James Anderson and Bowen Yang about their very silly sketch and teaching Lorne Michaels about drag culture.
  8. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Steve Carell Mocks Jeff Bezos and TrumpAnd The Office star teases a potential revival with his former Dunder Mifflin coworkers.
  9. snl
    How SNL’s Surreal ‘House Hunters’ Sketch Came TogetherTalking with SNL co-head writer Kent Sublette about the delightfully weird Liev Schreiber–Leslie Jones HGTV parody.
  10. sketch comedy
    The Baroness von Sketch Stars Reveal Their Favorite SketchesThe IFC sketch-comedy stars choose their favorite sketches (and favorite Muppets).
  11. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Jonah Hill Earns His Five-Timers’ JacketThe return of Adam Grossman never disappoints.
  12. sketch comedy
    5 Head-Crushing Highlights From the New Kids in the Hall BiographyPaul Myers’s new book is full of comedy-nerd gold.
  13. specials
    New Special From Hasan Minhaj’s Sketch Group to Air on Comedy Central Next MonthGoatface will be coming to you November 27.
  14. snl
    The Story Behind Chris Redd and Pete Davidson’s ‘Trees’ SNL SketchTalking with cast member Chris Redd about the sketch that got cut off during the latest live SNL broadcast.
  15. snl
    The Story Behind Kate McKinnon’s Debette Goldry SNL CharacterTalking with writer Anna Drezen about one of SNL’s best recurring characters.
  16. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Why Didn’t Awkwafina Rap?The Crazy Rich Asians star hosts a hit-and-miss episode.
  17. snl
    The Story Behind Adam Driver’s Oil Baron SNL SketchTalking with the freshman writer behind a highlight of the season 44 premiere.
  18. renewals
    Baroness von Sketch Show’s Reign at IFC Continues With a Fourth SeasonThe show’s third season premieres November 8.
  19. emmys insider
    Kenan Thompson Better Get Nominated for an Emmy This YearIn his record-breaking 15th season, Kenan Thompson proved he’s more vital to SNL than ever.
  20. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Season-Finale Recap: Tina Fey Returns to 30 RockThe former head writer and Weekend Update host comes back for a funny, satisfying victory lap.
  21. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Amy Schumer Keeps It LightThe ‘I Feel Pretty’ star helped the cast deliver a perfectly palatable Mother’s Day episode.
  22. vulture lists
    John Mulaney’s 10 Best SNL SketchesIt’s not just Stefon!
  23. overnights
    Saturday Night Live Recap: Chadwick Boseman Brings Wakanda to 30 RockT’Challa faces off against his toughest foe yet: Black Jeopardy!
  24. exclusive
    Tessa Thompson Is a Very Flirty Personal Trainer in the Portlandia FinaleCarrie Brownstein catches Tessa’s eye.
  25. overnights
    SNL Recap: Alec Baldwin Fires Back at Donald TrumpThe jokes are a bit rusty in SNL’s post-Olympics return hosted by Charles Barkley.
  26. Paramount Network Developing Latino Sketch Comedy Series ‘Browntown’Next month, the Spike TV network will be rebranded as the Paramount Network starting January 18th, and one of the projects in development […]
  27. oral history
    An Oral History of ‘David Pumpkins’The story of Saturday Night Live’s most improbable breakout character.
  28. The Creators and Stars of ‘Baroness von Sketch Show’ Arrive in the StatesThe feminist Canadian sketch comedy series Baroness von Sketch Show has made a splash on the CBC and graces American airwaves on IFC tonight at […]
  29. Kenan Thompson Is Developing a Sketch Comedy Series for KidsKenan Thompson wants to make an All That-style sketch series for today’s generation of kids. According to Variety, Thompson is developing a […]
  30. comedy
    How to Assemble a Sketch-Comedy Troupe From ScratchAn introduction to Baroness von Sketch Show, which stars four specifically chosen 40-something women — kind of like a comedic Justice League.
  31. IFC Released an Episode of ‘Baroness von Sketch Show’ Ahead of Its […]Back in May, IFC announced that it acquired the Canadian sketch comedy series Baroness von Sketch Show, and ahead of the 13-episode series’ […]
  32. comedy drake
    Put Those Hands Together for Your New Handshake Coaches, Drake and Will FerrellYour professional basketball skills mean nothing if your hand doesn’t look cool while touching someone else’s hand.
  33. Inside Mike Upchurch’s ‘The Poetics of Sketch Comedy’As comedy has become more popular, the demand for books about comedy and/or comedians has increased immensely. Besides the many memoirs, there […]
  34. IFC to Air Canadian Series ‘Baroness von Sketch Show’ This SummerCanadian series Baroness von Sketch Show is set to make its US debut this summer. IFC announced today that it’s acquired the all-female sketch […]
  35. snl
    SNL Writer Reveals the Origins of the Best Sketch of the SeasonIt all started in El Salvador.
  36. retirement
    Sorry, Key & Peele Fans: Jordan Peele Confirms He’s Done With Sketch Comedy“I’m happy to not be in sketch comedy right now.”
  37. good one podcast
    Listen to Paul Scheer’s Insane Stories About Russell Crowe and Criss AngelOn a new episode of Good One podcast, Paul Scheer explains how a Criss Angel parody changed his life.
  38. year in culture 2016
    The 20 Best Comedy Sketches of 2016Including breakout clips from Saturday Night Live, Portlandia, Inside Amy Schumer.
  39. HBO Orders a Six-Episode Sketch Comedy Series Starring Tracey UllmanTracey Ullman is headed to HBO this fall with a brand new sketch comedy show. The network announced today that it’s ordered a six-episode […]
  40. Fox Cancels Sketch Show ‘Party Over Here’ After One Season Fox has cancelled the Lonely Island-produced sketch show Party Over Here after one season. The late night show, which starred Jessica […]
  41. 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 […]
  42. 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 […]
  43. Comedy Central Just Made Every ‘Key and Peele’ Sketch Available OnlineThe Key and Peele complete series DVD set isn’t out until August, but Comedy Central just created another way to get your fix. Starting today, […]
  44. saturday night live
    Jason Sudeikis Explains the ‘Potato Chip’ Sketch“I’m a fan of the way Tarantino would have his universe closed in.”
  45. 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.”
  46. 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 […]
  47. Check Out Some Sketches from Fox’s ‘Party Over Here’ Starring Nicole Byer, […]The Lonely Island and Paul Scheer’s new sketch comedy show Party Over Here premieres on Fox this Saturday at 11:00pm, and this week the network […]
  48. Fox Orders a Saturday Night Sketch Show from The Lonely Island and Paul […]Fox wants its very own Saturday Night Live, and they’ve teamed up with some alums from the NBC show to make it happen. According to The […]
  49. the industry
    Fox Just Gave the Lonely Island Their Own SNLIt’s called Party Over Here.
  50. Netflix Orders Sketch Series ‘The Characters’ Featuring Lauren Lapkus, […]Netflix is getting into the sketch comedy game. The streaming network just revealed that it’s ordered an original sketch comedy series titled […]
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