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What's on TV This Week: The 'Simpsons' Marathon Begins, 'Nathan for You' Ends

The Simpsons 12-day marathon begins this week on FXX — starting Thursday FXX will air all 25 seasons in chronological order to celebrate its purchase of the series syndication rights. Also this week is a new Drunk History and the season finale of Nathan for You. In the world of late night, Jimmy Fallon has Bill Cosby, Artie Lange, and Amy Sedaris. Conan and The Late Show with David Letterman will have guests Nathan Fielder, Brett Gelman, Kathy Griffin, and Hampton Yount.

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What’s on TV This Week: Loads of Comedians on Late Night

This week Chris Pratt takes to the late night circuit to promote Guardians of the Galaxy, which opens on Friday — he'll be appearing on both The Late Show with David Letterman and Late Night with Seth Meyers. Comedians Josh Wolf and Ron Funches, who frequent the Round Table on Chelsea Lately, will also be on late night this week. Other comedians to watch this week on late night include Scott Aukerman, Mike Birbiglia, Michelle Wolf, Aubrey Plaza, Paula Pell, Dana Carvey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Martin Lawrence.

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What's on TV This Week: 'Drunk History' and 'Nathan For You' Return

Although many shows are on hiatus for the July 4th break, this week remains a big one for comedy. Drunk History and Nathan For You both return for second seasons on Comedy Central, while Undateable finishes out its season with three back to back episodes. Bad Teacher is also back with two brand new episodes,  Jimmy Kimmel is the only late night host to air shows this week, joined by guests Melissa McCarthy, Marc Maron, and Mark Duplass. Check out the week's full comedy listings below:

What's On TV This Week: A 90-Minute Episode of 'Louie'

Louis C.K.'s fourth season starts to wind down tonight a week ahead of its finale. It's been a season full of experimentation with multi-part stories and that continues with tonight's Louie, a special 90-minute, two-part episode entitled "In the Woods" that features guest stars Todd Barry and Jeremy Renner.

Elsewhere on TV this week, Dave Chappelle is doing Fallon and Letterman to promote his series of Radio City Music Hall shows, making these the first late night appearances he's done in a whopping six years. Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels are stopping by The Tonight Show tomorrow to debut the Dumb and Dumber To trailer, John Oliver's visiting Late Night with [...]

What's On TV This Week: 'The Maya Rudolph Show' and 'Last Comic Standing'

With most of the broadcast networks having aired their season finales over the last few weeks or are airing them this week, it's officially summer for the major networks. NBC is kicking off its summer programming, introducing the revamped version of its on-again off-again standup reality show Last Comic Standing, produced by Wanda Sykes and hosted by JB Smoove  with Roseanne Barr, Russell Peters, and Keenen Ivory Wayans as judges this time around.

NBC is also debuting The Maya Rudolph Show, a one-off variety show special hosted by the SNL alum that will serve as a pilot for a regular series. Guests for the special include Kristen Bell, Andy Samberg, [...]

What's on TV This Week: 'The Approval Matrix' Begins and 'Last Comic Standing' Ends

This week marks the beginning for Neal Brennan’s new series The Approval Matrix and the end for season eight of Last Comic Standing. Tonight, The Approval Matrix premieres with a discussion on “The Golden Age of TV” with guest comedians Whitney Cummings, Julie Klausner, Amy Poehler, and journalists Matt Roush and Willie Geist. Thursday, Last Comic Standing in a two-hour season finale will dub one of the three finalists its winner. Judges for the show Roseanne Barr and Russell Peters will perform along with online comedy competition winner Alingon Mitra. In the world of late night, The Tonight Show, Late Night, and Conan are all new. The Tonight Show's comedic guest will [...]

What's On TV This Week: FX Debuts 'Married' and 'You're the Worst'

This week is an unusually busy week of television for this deep into the summer, with a whopping three new comedies set to premiere. On Thursday, FX will launch Married, starring Nat Faxon and Judy Greer as a longtime married couple with kids, and You're the Worst, a comedy from Stephen Falk (Weeds) about two people with toxic personalities starting a relationship. Tonight, Nat Geo will debut Going Deep with David Rees, which finds the humorist hosting a how-to show deeply examining very simple tasks (the first two episodes are titled "How to Make an Ice Cube" and "How to Tie Your Shoes"). On top of all that, the late [...]

What's On TV This Week: 'Wilfred' Returns and 'The Boondocks' Airs Its Last Episode Ever

Prior to the start of the fourth and final season of Adult Swim's animated comedy The Boondocks, creator Aaron McGruder parted ways with the show and what's resulted has been an odd last season for a show that we dubbed its "gas leak year" in a feature a couple weeks back. That season comes to a close this week, with The Boondocks' series finale set to air tonight on Adult Swim. Elsewhere in the world of television comedy this week, Wilfred will air the season premiere of its third and final season on Wednesday, Melissa McCarthy is making the rounds to promote her new movie Tammy, and Nathan Fielder [...]

What's On TV This Week: 'Veep's Season Finale and the Return of Comedy Central's 'Half Hour'

As the summer rolls on this next week, there's still plenty of interesting stuff happening on TV. Veep is airing its two-part season finale, set during the New Hampshire primary, on Sunday. Comedy Central is premiering its standup special series The Half Hour on Friday with sets from Chris Distefano and Michael Che. Other significant comedy stuff this week includes the season finale of Jim Rash's panel show The Writers' Room, the start of Jimmy Kimmel's post-NBA finals series of primetime specials, and the final episode of Louie's six-part "Elevator" story.

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What's on TV This Week: Season Finales for 'SNL', 'Billy on the Street' and More

The broadcast TV season is winding down fast, with a ton of shows airing their season finales this week. Andy Samberg will be returning to Saturday Night Live to host the show for the first time for the finale of its 39th season, and on top of that, Billy on the Street, The Simpsons, and more will be airing their season finales while Suburgatory and Trophy Wife air their series finales. Also, Fox is debuting the new comedy game show, Riot, Louie is airing the first part of a six-part episode, and Louis C.K. is going on The Tonight Show.

Check out the week's full listing of comedy shows [...]

What's on TV This Week: 'Garfunkel and Oates' Premieres on IFC

This week marks the series premieres of IFC's Garfunkel and Oates and FX's Partners. Partners stars Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence as lawyers with opposing ethical views forced to work together, while Garfunkel and Oates follows the mishaps of the comedy-folk duo Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci. In the world of late night, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and Conan are new and set to feature comedians Andi Osho, Brad Trackman, Sam Morril, and Todd Glass.

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What's On TV This Week: NBC Premieres 'Working the Engels' and 'Welcome to Sweden'

This week, NBC is premiering two original summer comedies Working the Engels and Welcome to Sweden, co-productions with Canadian and Swedish broadcasters respectively. Working the Engels stars SCTV's Andrea Martin as a widow who, with the help of her family, tries to keep her late husband's law firm afloat, while Welcome to Sweden, from executive producer Amy Poehler, was created by and stars her brother Greg Poehler as an American guy who falls in love with a Swedish woman and moves to her home country with her. Also on TV this week, Comedy Bang! Bang! airs its summer finale, while Letterman, Fallon, Meyers, and Ferguson return from hiatus. Conan, Kimmel, and [...]

What's On TV This Week: 'Louie' and 'Playing House's Season Finales

Two of the best summer shows are wrapping up their seasons this week. Louis C.K.'s multi-part-episode-filled fourth season of Louie will air a two-part finale tonight that will conclude the storyline set up in the Pamela Adlon episode two weeks ago. Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham's USA series Playing House finishes its inaugural season tomorrow, also with a two-parter. In the late night world, Kevin Hart is hitting The Daily Show, Conan, and The Tonight Show, the cast and crew of They Came Together (Paul Rudd, David Wain, Michael Showalter, Michaela Watkins, Max Greenfield) are making their rounds, and Mike Myers is visiting Late Night with Seth Meyers [...]

What's On TV This Week: Season Finale for 'Silicon Valley,' Premiere of 'Undateable'

While the broadcast networks' season finales are behind us, HBO's sitcoms Silicon Valley and Veep will return after a hiatus this weekend. Silicon Valley will end its eight-episode first season Sunday, but it was quickly renewed for a second season shortly after its premiere so there's plenty more to come. SyFy is debuting its new comedy show, The Wil Wheaton Project, tonight, and NBC continues to roll out its summer programming with the premiere of Undateable, a comedy starring Chris D'Elia and Ron Funches and produced by Bill Lawrence (Scrubs, Cougar Town). Undateable airs as a lead-in to Last Comic Standing, which premiered last week, and will establish its finalists this week. Unfortunately almost [...]