After over an over-a-year-long break, Nathan For You returns to Comedy Central tonight with the premiere of its second season, and to get back in the docu-comedy series' groove, we've compiled a list of Nathan Fielder's top nine stunts from season one. From inventing a poo-tasting ice cream flavor to setting up his own dating-reality show called The Hunk, Fielder is constantly pushing himself to top himself by making his show as funny and uncomfortable as it can be.
Check out a collection of the best of Season 1 below:
Yesterday, NBC announced that The Maya Rudolph Show, a new variety show special from the comedic actress of the same name, will premiere on May 19th. The Lorne Michaels-produced one-off special, which features guests like Craig Robinson, Andy Samberg, and Janelle Monáe, will serve as a pilot for a Rudolph-fronted variety show for the network.
Rudolph hosting a variety show is no surprise as she's had dual passions for music and comedy for decades now. The daughter of soul singer Minnie Ripperton, Rudolph worked as a keyboardist and backup singer for the band The Rentals before landing at SNL. On SNL and Up All Night, Rudolph sang frequently, goofing [...]
Last night, Conan O'Brien announced that he's set to host the MTV Movie Awards next month. While this is surprisingly the first time O'Brien has been hired to host the MTV awards show, he's certainly no stranger to bringing a consistently funny and delightfully weird performance to all of his hosting gigs, from his time on Late Night, The Tonight Show, and Conan to a slew of host and guest speaker spots he's had since the mid-'90s. To anticipate what's sure to be an entertaining MTV Movie Awards come April 13th, here's a look at some of Conan's best non-talk show hosting moments, from the earliest to most [...]
Considering he's anchored Weekend Update since 2006, it's easy to forget that Seth Meyers was once a regular SNL cast member who served as the perfect sketch complement to Jimmy Fallon and Amy Poehler and the show's go-to slightly nerdy, slightly jocky college sports dude. During his 13-year run on SNL, Meyers showed up in a handful of sketches, bringing in his Red Sox superfandom (see Boston Powers from "The Kings of Catchphrase Comedy"), Irish boy charm (see "Top O' The Morning"), impersonation talents (see "The Adventures of Peter O'Toole and Michael Caine") and ability to pull off almost any bizarre supporting character in a way [...]
Earlier today, Saturday Night Live announced that one of the show's head writers, Colin Jost, will be joining the cast in March and taking Seth Meyers's place as "Weekend Update" co-anchor alongside Cecily Strong. Jost, a Harvard graduate and former president of the Harvard Lampoon, has been working on SNL for years. He started as a writer in 2005 and was promoted to being one of the show's head writers in 2012. Jost is also a busy standup. He's opened for Seth Meyers frequently and has done standup on shows like Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show. Jost also recently wrote his [...]