| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Aside from offering a field day in terms of puns - how does one review a show titled "Review?" - Comedy Central's latest pre-"Daily Show" series nibbles around the edges of something really interesting, but doesn't quite get there. Ostensibly about a...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:16 PM
"@midnight" (Comedy Central, weeknights Monday through Thursday). Busy Chris Hardwick, the alt-Allen Ludden (I might have said "indie Gene Rayburn" or "left-field Dick Clark" just as well), hosts this late-night comedy game show with a social media theme....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 6:57 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out what to delete from my DVR.
The Skinny: The Redskins 2014 schedule came out Wednesday. For the next 4-1/2 months, I can look at it and dream of a 14-2 season. Come September, reality will set in. Thursday's...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Peter Dinklage stopped by "The Daily Show" on Monday, but Jon Stewart admitted there was very little he could ask the actor. Why? Because Dinklage is starring in "Game of Thrones" and "X-Men: Days of Future Past," two projects very popular in the "spoiler...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 10:58 AM
The guessing game over who would replace David Letterman on CBS' "Late Night" lasted exactly one week. On Thursday, the network confirmed that Stephen Colbert would be the new host to replace Letterman when he steps down in 2015.
In a statement, Colbert...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 11:34 AM
For those who missed it, Fox News host Megyn Kelly hosted a segment on her show on Wednesday discussing a Slate article in which the author suggested that Santa Claus be depicted as a penguin -- a more inclusive figure than a pink-skinned white guy. Kelly...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 10:55 AM
When the first thing Jon Stewart brought up was the technical problems that have bedeviled the rollout of Obamacare, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius should have known the interview wasn't going to be a walk in the park.
| Dec 20, 2013
| 11:10 AM
It's a rare thing to see a comedian get turned into a blubbering mess of tears on national TV, but that's exactly what happened Thursday night as "The Daily Show" bid farewell to one of their own.
Longtime correspondent (and recent fill-in host) John...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:10 PM
Comedy Central has been doing quite well for itself for a while now in late night with the one-two punch of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. But increasingly, it looks as if Chris Hardwick might be part of that regular lineup, based on the straight out of...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Was that kid in a Ku Klux Klan outfit at Halloween racist or not racist? What about that Washington Post column by Richard Cohen talking about people with "conventional views" suppressing the urge to vomit when they see New York Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Denis Leary, who starred in FX's critically acclaimed "Rescue Me," is returning to the network with a new comedy pilot, "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll."
Leary also wrote the pilot, which is produced by FX Productions and Fox Television Studios. It will mark his...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:45 AM
John Oliver would like nothing more than to watch Sarah Palin "spoon little flakes of cornflakes into a bowl."
Told that the doyenne of far-right Republican politics would be hosting a media breakfast at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena as...