TV COMEDY

FX Takes Another Shot At Archer

February 22, 2010

See what I did there?  Shot – Archer.  Yeah…  Anyway, the Hollywood Reporter is reporting that FX picked up Archer for 13 episodes of season 2.  I’ll admit it, I wasn’t a big fan of the first episode and almost didn’t watch on.  But I knew…I knew that H. Jon Benjamin was not going to […]

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Where Has Sinbad Been?

February 19, 2010

Dude?  Sinbad is back.  No.  I’m serious.  He’s going to be on Comedy Central this Sunday.  No.  Calm down.  Calm down.  He’s not going to be in a movie.  It’s just a stand-up special.  Yeah, I think he totally realizes he’s been MIA for like a decade, that’s why he called his special “Where U […]

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Stephen Colbert Steps Into The Fire

February 19, 2010

Captain of PR stunts and hero of the US Speed Skating team* Stephen Colbert  dropped by the NBC studios last night to talk with Bob Costas. You can check out the interview here.  I’m pretty sure this is the first time I have ever seen Bob Costas actually laugh. And listen, I’m not saying that […]

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The Future Of Comedy

February 1, 2010

“The great red-head hawk shall be killed and eaten by the hideous big-chinned sloth, while in a far off kingdom the cantankerous otter shall laugh. Also, Kimmel’s show will be pretty funny for a week and a half.” – Nostradamus 1561 The future! No one knows what will happen in the future, but this week […]

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Required Reading – Mitchell And Webb

January 27, 2010

(The Required Reading series returns this week, along with the return of featured writer and past podcast guest Mike Blejer. Enjoy!) This sketch first appeared as part of the third series of the BBC Radio show “That Mitchell and Webb sound” in 2007 and then came out as a video sketch on “That Michell and […]

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Conan’s Last Tonight Show

January 23, 2010

In this special late Friday night semi-drunkin’ episode we review the very last Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien ever. Join us and guest Michael Hartney as we say good-bye to the red haired wonder that is CoCo.  Conan, you will be missed…until you return in September most likely. http://media.blubrry.com/thecomedynerds/p/www.thecomedynerds.com/wp-content/podcasts/Episode_90_Conans_Last_Show.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: […]

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The Great Late Night Wars: Dispatch from the Homefront

January 21, 2010

It looks like the Great Late Night Wars have not yet reached the windows outside the NBC Store in 30 Rock. A look inside the store, however, showed there is only generic Conan merchandise for sale. And there were conspicuous blank spots on the shelves were presumably “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien” mugs, t-shirts […]

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