The Discovery Channel's hit series MythBusters returns for a 13th season next month, and hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman confirmed to Entertainment Weekly that the premiere will be dedicated to busting some myths from the world of Springfield. "Several people were like, 'This is a cartoon! What can you do with this?'" Savage said. "We looked through many, many, many different bits on The Simpsons, but I think that we found stuff that really is entertaining and not totally outside the realm of physics — unlike, say, Wile E Coyote stuff might be. We reached out [to The Simpsons producers], and they were totally into it."
So which Simpsons [...]
The biggest event on TV this week is a sad one: the end of The Colbert Report and a goodbye to the "Stephen Colbert" character. The final episode airs Thursday night, and as his final guest Colbert welcomes "Grimmy", his lifelong friend. Sounds like things could get a lil dark.
That's not the only goodbye this week: Friday, Craig Ferguson says farewell on his last Late Late Show with guest Jay Leno. Also that night, The Birthday Boys wrap up season 2 with sketches based off of their favorite summer. And on Saturday, be sure to catch Amy Adams host SNL.
Elsewhere in late night, The Daily Show has guest Chris Rock, Letterman has guests Rosie [...]
The first half of Key and Peele's fourth season wrapped up on Comedy Central last night, and in case you missed it, check out the above sketch "Al Qaeda Meeting" featuring Key, Peele, David Krumholtz, and more as a group of terrorists plotting against their toughest enemy yet: the TSA. If Key and Peele haven't been selected for TSA's PreCheck program yet, they certainly deserve a spot on the list after this sketch.
Fusion's political puppet talk show No, You Shut Up! hosted by Paul F. Tompkins is returning to the network for a third season tomorrow night. Tompkins revealed in interview with Fusion that the new season will feature half-hour episodes and more special guests: "We’re introducing a lot of new characters in addition to old favorites. And mixing the human and puppet worlds even more than we did in previous seasons." The first episode premieres at 10:00pm tomorrow night, while the following episodes will air every Thursday at 10:30pm. Check out some past No, You Shut Up! clips here.
CBS just announced series premiere and finale dates for its Matthew Perry and Thomas Lennon-starring Odd Couple reboot and long-running sitcom Two and a Half Men. The Wrap reports that The Odd Couple will air its series premiere on Thursday, February 19th at 8:30pm and will be followed by the hourlong Two and a Half Men series finale at 9:00pm. After Two and a Half Men ends, The Odd Couple will remain at 8:30pm and get a helpful ratings boost from having Nielsen monster The Big Bang Theory as its lead-in.