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  1. The Best ‘SNL’ Sketches and Moments of 2017Saturday Night Live entered 2017 with good ratings, millions of viral shares, and more momentum than it has had in years. Much of this upshot […]
  2. The Comedy Curator’s Christmas CutsWhile I am not usually a fan of these kinds of lists, I do miss my annual tradition of sending holiday mix tapes, and later mix CDs, to friends […]
  3. How the DIY Stella Shorts Somehow Introduced the Future of Mainstream […]The Stella shorts, which were filmed as companion pieces to their NYC live show and later collected on the rare Stella Shorts 1998-2002 DVD, […]
  4. Revisiting Some of ‘Saturday Night Live’s Best Season Premieres EverSeason 43 of Saturday Night Live begins this weekend, with Ryan Gosling hosting and Jay-Z as the musical guest. It’s a strong lineup, combining […]
  5. The Three Tiers of ‘SNL’s Five-Timers Club In 1990, Saturday Night Live fans were introduced to the Five-Timers Club, the extremely exclusive organization that only a handful of […]
  6. Aimee Mann’s Best Comedy Crossover Moments Before deciding on a title for her new album, Aimee Mann told a friend that her record was full of her “usual songs about mental illness.” […]
  7. The Five Ways a ‘Simpsons’ Episode Can Be Great This week, The Simpsons celebrated its 30th birthday. On April 19, 1987, the show debuted as a sketch on The Tracey Ullman Show, and the […]
  8. Five of David Letterman’s Best Late Night Donald Trump Takedowns Each time Donald Trump appeared on a late night show during his presidential campaign he often left unscathed. Stephen Colbert made a […]
  9. Stephen Colbert vs. ‘Alternative Facts": A Lifelong RivalryThe first week of Donald Trump’s presidency has begun, and one of the weekend’s biggest headlines revolved around the phrase “alternative […]
  10. 45 of Our Favorite Late Night Clips of 20152015 was another big year in the world of late night. Jon Stewart and David Letterman both said farewell to their longtime late night posts […]
  11. The 25 Best Sketches of ‘SNL’ Season 40With SNL’s 40th season wrapped up, we’re taking a look back at the past year to recall the highs, lows, and other memorable moments as the show […]
  12. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with These Classic Conan O’Brien ClipsTo celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, earlier today longtime Conan writer/performer Brian Stack tweeted out two classic late night clips featuring a […]
  13. 40 Less-Iconic ‘SNL’ Sketches That We Love AnywayWith Saturday Night Live’s 40th anniversary special this Sunday, it seems everyone is posting their lists of all-time best sketches and […]
  14. A Video Guide to ‘The Late Late Show’s New Host James CordenCBS made a completely unexpected announcement today with the news that they’ll be replacing Craig Ferguson with British comedian and actor […]
  15. The 9 Best ‘Nathan For You’ Stunts From Season 1After over an over-a-year-long break, Nathan For You returns to Comedy Central tonight with the premiere of its second season, and to get back […]
  16. The Complete Triumph the Insult Comic Dog CollectionEarlier today, Adult Swim announced that it has picked up a new half-hour comedy series starring Jack McBrayer and Triumph the Insult Comic […]
  17. A Video Introduction to Michael CheIn case you missed the big news, standup and SNL writer Michael Che has joined The Daily Show as its newest correspondent and is set to make […]
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    The Best of John Oliver on The Daily ShowFrom the 2008 presidential debate to Carlos Danger.
  19. 16 of Conan O’Brien’s Most Memorable Remote SegmentsSince Conan O’Brien made his late-night host debut on Late Night in 1993, he’s never shied away from taking his work out of the studio and onto […]
  20. The Beginner’s Guide to the Canadian Mockumentary Series ‘Trailer Park […]Last month, Netflix announced that the Canadian comedy series Trailer Park Boys is returning for an eighth and ninth season on the streaming […]
  21. Conan O’Brien’s Best Non-Talk Show Hosting MomentsLast night, Conan O’Brien announced that he’s set to host the MTV Movie Awards next month. While this is surprisingly the first time O’Brien […]
  22. Will Ferrell’s Finest Late Night Talk Show AppearancesAs he proved yet again in his Tonight Show figure skating performance last night, Will Ferrell is never a boring talk show guest. Whether he’s […]
  23. An Introduction to ‘SNL’s New Cast Member and ‘Weekend Update’ Co-Anchor, […]Earlier today, Saturday Night Live announced that one of the show’s head writers, Colin Jost, will be joining the cast in March and taking Seth […]
  24. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Being Hilarious: The Complete CollectionTina Fey and Amy Poehler are hosting the Golden Globes this Sunday, and if their performance last year is any indication, we can count on it […]
  25. 8 Great Sketches from 5 Years of ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’Late Night with Jimmy Fallon turns 5 this year, and since Fallon took over as host in 2009, he’s made it uniquely his own by bringing musical […]
  26. The Best of Chris Elliott on LettermanChris Elliott was an important part of David Letterman’s Late Night ever since it began. While working as an NBC page, Elliott met and […]
  27. Here Are a Bunch of Rare TV Pilots Starring Bob Odenkirk, Patton Oswalt, […]Every year, TV networks spend millions of dollars making pilots for shows that never see the light of day. Occasionally, those pilots surface […]
  28. The Best of The Birthday Boys’ Web VideosNext Friday will see the premiere of The Birthday Boys, a new IFC comedy series from the sketch group of the same name. It’s been a while since […]
  29. An Ode to ‘Parks and Rec’s Chubby Andy DwyerWith Chris Pratt starring in the upcoming superhero flick Guardians of the Galaxy, his Andy Dwyer is returning to Parks and Recreation this […]
  30. ‘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, […]
  31. A Video Guide to Good Neighbor’s Pre-’SNL’ YearsOn Friday, we reported that SNL is hiring three members of the Los Angeles-based sketch group Good Neighbor for the 2013-14 season. Good […]
  32. John Oliver’s Best Moments as ‘Daily Show’ HostIn early June, longtime Daily Show correspondent John Oliver took over as guest host of the program for the summer while Jon Stewart was […]
  33. Jason Sudeikis’s Best ‘SNL’ SketchesAfter a decade on the show, first as a writer and then a cast member, Jason Sudeikis announced yesterday he’s leaving Saturday Night Live. […]
  34. The Best Moments from John Oliver’s First Week as ‘Daily Show’ HostJohn Oliver has successfully made it through his first week as summer guest host of The Daily Show while Jon Stewart is off directing his first […]
  35. A Video Guide to Nathan Fielder’s Pre-Comedy Central YearsFor fans of Nathan Fielder’s new Comedy Central show, Nathan For You, or his hilarious Twitter experiments, it may seem like the comedian came […]
  36. The Best of Tobias Fünke’s ‘Insert Me Anywhere’ Campaign Last week, Netflix put out a new website called InsertMeAnywhere.biz, in which Arrested Development’s Tobias Fünke played around in front of a […]
  37. Videolist: Fred Armisen’s Best ‘SNL’ SketchesFred Armisen’s departure from Saturday Night Live was announced today, and though the news came somewhat expectedly after Bill Hader’s […]
  38. Videolist: Bill Hader’s Best ‘SNL’ SketchesWith today’s news that Bill Hader is leaving Saturday Night Live after eight seasons as a wildly-popular cast member on the show, we’ve […]
  39. The 47 Greatest, Most Hilarious Moments in ‘The Office’In 2003, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s original and groundbreaking The Office concluded, ready to be duplicated by other countries, […]
  40. Watch 9 Videos That Capture Tilda Swinton’s Glorious EccentricityShe’s more than a lady who sleeps in glass boxes.
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    13 Louis C.K. Bits That Would Make Great Episodes of LouieFrom his 1996 HBO Half Hour to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
  42. Quarter-Life Comedy: What 50 Stars Were Doing When They Were 25Being old enough to legally drive, smoke, buy booze, and rent a car can certainly indicate adulthood, but if you’re anything like me, your 25th […]
  43. Watch the ‘Freaks and Geeks’ Cast’s Audition Tapes“I was looking for kids who seemed authentic,” says Judd Apatow about the casting process for his and Paul Feig’s cult hit late 90s high school […]
  44. Who’s Your Favorite ‘Office’ Character?About a year or so after the American version of The Office first premiered in 2005, I remember asking my aunt if she’d seen the show yet. She […]
  45. A Video Guide to The Lonely Island’s Pre-’SNL’ YearsTo someone who wasn’t paying attention to web comedy in the early 2000s (and before YouTube and Funny or Die, who could blame you?), it may […]
  46. A Video Guide to Jim Carrey’s Early StandupBefore he was cast on In Living Color in 1990, Jim Carrey had been hitting the standup circuit pavement in Canada and the United States for […]
  47. A Video Guide to Fred Armisen’s Pre-’SNL’ YearsThroughout Saturday Night Live’s history, the  show’s cast has been largely imported from comedy training grounds like the Second City in […]
  48. Old YouTube Clips of the Now Famous: Steve Carell“Old YouTube Clips of the Now Famous” is a column in which we watch old YouTube clips of now famous funny people. Since he started on The […]
  49. All the Videos for Jimmy Fallon’s New Album ‘Blow Your Pants Off’Jimmy Fallon debuted as the host of Late Night on March 2, 2009. At first, people were apprehensive, to say the least; however, slowly but […]
  50. The Complete ‘Weird Al’ Music Video LibraryFor nearly three decades “Weird Al” Yankovic has been the unparalleled master of song parody. With over 150 songs in his repertoire, he’s taken […]
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