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Why Was Eddie Murphy's "SNL" Return Marred By Irrelevant Response? [OPINION]

Saturday, December 21st marked the triumphant return to NBC of one of Saturday Night Live's (SNL) most celebrated talents in Eddie Murphy. His first appearance in over 30 years, Murphy delivered the goods starting with his monologue – which included this one: "If you told me 30 years ago that I'd be this boring stay-at-home […]

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Dave Chappelle: How Comedy "Lost" Its Way – And Can Find Its Way Back [OPINION]

When it comes to confronting serious issues, comedians like Dave Chappelle will always be among the misunderstood. Comedians have a variety of ways to discuss the silly happenings of life, but they also provide an open forum for issues many aren't comfortable about. The feelings of being ostracized is an empathetic feeling. No one wants […]

[Grammys] What You Didn't Get to See Sunday Night

From Dave Chappelle assuming the role of unofficial emcee with just one line ("I just wanted to remind the audience that the only thing more frightening than watching a black man be honest in America is being an honest black man in America,") and Bruno Mars and Cardi B bringing us back to the colorful […]

Dave Chappelle Criticizes Louis C.K.'s Accusers in Netflix Special

Comedian Dave Chappelle didn't pull punches when taking on Louis C.K.'s recent sexual harassment allegations in his most recent Netflix special. In Dave Chappelle: Equanimity & The Bird Revelation, the comedian carved out nearly ten minutes of his act to cover a number of aspects of the allegations — and making the decision to call out […]

Dave Chappelle Talks Trump Supporters in NSFW Netflix Clip

The 2016 election might be a little over a year behind us, but comedian Dave Chappelle still has some things to get off his chest. His new Netflix stand-up special Dave Chappelle: Equanimity is set to arrive on New Year's Eve, so the streaming service has released a preview that has the comedian giving his perspective […]

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Jeffrey Dean Morgan Among Guests For Ride With Norman Reedus Season 2

Season 2 of Ride with Norman Reedus is coming this November to AMC, and he's going to have a few interesting guests. One guest that fans will love to see and should be a lot of fun is Jeffrey Dean Morgan, who of course plays Negan on The Walking Dead. Morgan is always a cool […]

Saturday Night Live Adds 3 Featured Players, 7 Writers For Season 43

In its 42-season run, NBC's Saturday Night Live has seen a number of cast and creative turnovers: some were huge successes (the addition of Will Ferrell, Jimmy Fallon, and Tina Fey in the mid-'90s); while others, not so much (think early '80s SNL minus Eddie Murphy). The cycle continues with Season 43, as the show […]

Def Comedy Jam 25: Netflix Trailer Celebrates Cutting-Edge Comedy

For 25 years, creator and producer Russell Simmons's Def Comedy Jam was the comedy show for some of the best and brightest comics performing raw, cutting-edge stand-up. To commemorate its influence on today's comedy scene, Netflix has released the official trailer for Def Comedy Jam 25: a comedy special that brings back a number of comedians to celebrate the show's past and set a […]

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Saturday Night Live: Lorne Michaels Talks SNL In The Age Of Trump

Coming off of an incredibly successful Emmy night that saw the show walk away with four awards (on top of the two additional Emmys the show picked up at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards last weekend), Lorne Michaels took some time to discuss the incredible success that NBC's legendary sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live […]

Find Out Which Netflix Stand-Up Special You Should Watch Tonight

Netflix is really making a big push for their stand-up comedy specials. After they ran the ad last night during the Emmy Awards featuring Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen Degeneres, Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock interacting with some of their top shows, you think they might let that run for a bit. Turns out, nope. They've got […]

Netflix Is A Joke Stands Revealed… And Jerry Seinfeld Is Involved (Updated)

Now we know what those "Netflix Is A Joke" billboards were referring to. Netflix debuted a no promo trailer during the Emmy broadcast that showed comedians Ellen DeGeneres, Jerry Seinfeld, Dave Chappelle and Chris Rock — all of whom have stand-up deals with Netflix — making fun of a few of their original series. Seinfeld rolls […]

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Spike Lee And Jordan Peel Working On True Life Crime Thriller 'Black Klansman'

Spike Lee and Jordan Peele are teaming up to tell the true life story of an African American police officer who infiltrated the KKK. Called Black Klansman, the movie will follow Colorado Springs detective Ron Stallworth's efforts to infiltrate and disrupt the KKK. In 1978, Stallworth joined the Klan via a newspaper classified ad and […]

Dave Chappelle Returns to TV to Host Saturday Night Live Next Week

Sure, Doctor Strange star Benedict Cumberbatch is hosting this week's Saturday Night Live, the last one before the U.S. presidential election, but the most exciting news about the long-running sketch comedy show is that comedian Dave Chapelle is going to host the show the following week. SNL revealed the news on their official Twitter account: Dave Chappelle and […]