Comedy Central has ordered up a six-episode-long fourth season of John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show. The full lineup of comedians who will be doing the new season of the stand-up showcase was posted online this week and it includes Reno 911!'s Tom Lennon, future TBS late night host Pete Holmes, and SNL co-head writer Colin Jost. Here's the full list of the 24 comedians who will be spread out over six episodes:
James Adomian, W. Kamau Bell, Mark Forward, Travon Free, Ron Funches, Gary Gulman, Phil Hanley, Seth Herzog, Pete Holmes, Colin Jost, Jessi Klein, Jamie Lee, Tom Lennon, Joe Mande, Morgan Murphy, Sara Schaefer, Rory Scovel, Dan Soder, [...]
Stephen Colbert's "Better Know a District" segment has been back with a vengeance the past few weeks after a little bit of a hiatus. Last night's installment (embedded above), with openly black Wisconsin Congresswoman Gwen Moore, was an especially good one.
Part Two is below:
Kyle Kinane has been one of the funniest stand-ups going for the past few years. Last summer, he made this pilot, entitled Kyle Kinane's Going Nowhere, for Comedy Central that the network passed on. It's a pseudo-travel show that sees him visiting San Francisco and hanging out with a lot of weirdos. It's a much watch if you like Kyle Kinane, pseudo-travel shows, or footage of weirdos. (via The Comic's Comic)
Inside Amy Schumer premieres tonight at 10:30 p.m. eastern on Comedy Central. Gander at your local cable box's listings to confirm this. The first episode is available on Comedy Central's official website now.
Comedy Central has been riding a hot streak lately, and it more than continues with Inside Amy Schumer.
In case you missed it, John Oliver did an excellent three-part report on gun control in Australia on The Daily Show that aired over the last couple weeks. Part 3, which aired Thursday, is embedded above and 1 and 2 below. It's a pretty strong argument for stricter gun control in the US, despite containing a man in a kangaroo suit.