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HBO's Barry: Bill Hader's Hitman Gives New Meaning to Headshot

Sure, Barry might be a hitman…but what he really wants to do is act! Saturday Night Live's Bill Hader is stepping into the role of a lifetime: a living and breathing personification of the "comedy/tragedy" duality in the form of Barry, the lead character in and title of HBO's upcoming comedy series. Created by Hader […]

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Ricky Gervais Sets Second Stand-Up at Netflix Ahead of 'Humanity'

Netflix and actor/writer/comedian (and killer Golden Globes host) Ricky Gervais have been making beautiful music together over the past few years, and it looks like that dance is going to go on a little longer. Having previously bought the rights to his current stand-up comedy tour Humanity, the streaming service has also secured the rights […]

Deadmau5 Gives Fans Possibly the Last New Rick and Morty for 2018

If you're a Rick and Morty fan, then you've probably spent the past three months since the third season ended wondering when we're getting some real new adventures of our dynamically dysfunctional duo. No Old Spice commercials. No fan videos, even if they were lucky enough to be graced with the vocal presence of co-creator […]

The Americans's Frank Langella Joins Jim Carrey Series 'Kidding'

The Americans' Frank Langella has joined the cast of Showtime's new half-hour comedy series Kidding; accompanying fellow actors Jim Carrey (The Truman Show) and Catherine Keener (Get Out, Death to Smoochy) on Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind helmer Michel Gondry's (Be Kind Rewind) newest project. The 10-episode series is executive produced by Carrey, Holstein, Gondry, Jason Bateman […]

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Portlandia Season 8: Armisen and Brownstein Get the Band Back Together

All good things must naturally come to an end (which has still in no way, shape, or form ever made me feel good about the process), and that's where IFC finds itself with their Portland-set hipster satire series Portlandia. With their eighth and final season only a few months away, co-creators Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein […]

Will Ferrell, Molly Shannon Confuse, Anger Amazon Rose Parade Viewers

It looks like not every Amazon member was a fan of Cord Hosenbeck and Tish Cattigan's major network debut as the co-hosts of this year's Rose Parade. Strangely enough, that might just be a compliment in disguise. Saturday Night Live alums Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon's morning show host counterparts were tapped to host The 2018 […]

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 […]

The Weekly Static s01e20.2 – 2017 Most Valuable Player: TruTV

Welcome back to  The Weekly Static's three-part mid-season finale! As we continue on with our little "mid-season finale," make sure to check out the "post-mortem" we performed on our biggest overall disappointment of 2017 (Spike's The Mist…though we're still looking at you, Twin Peaks); and tomorrow, we'll be making the case for 2018's "Cusack" show to […]

SNL: Cut James Franco Short Is A Nightmare of Holiday Cheer

The holiday season is a time for friends, family… and an avalanche of third-rate holiday movies that put the "guilty" in "guilty pleasure." So leave it to Saturday Night Live to remind us all to save some room at the dinner table for some old friends: the big-city career woman (Kate McKinnon) who finds love […]

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 […]