The last big project Seinfeld and David did together was Seinfeld playing himself in a Curb Your Enthusiasm arc about a Seinfeld reunion, but that was entirely written by David. Whatever this new project [...]
Jerry Seinfeld's web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, has been renewed by Crackle for a six-episode third season, which will premiere January 2nd. Guests will be announced next week. Past seasons have included guests like David Letterman, Ricky Gervais, Sarah Silverman, Chris Rock, Larry David, Seth Meyers, and Michael Richards. We know that Louis C.K. will be doing the new season, and that's it for now.
Check out a teaser trailer for the new season featuring the mysterious voices of the guests below:
The Hollywood Reporter has an excellent, lengthy interview with Jerry Seinfeld out today, and in it, he talks about why modern late night talk shows just aren't the same:
"Most talk shows leave me with a sad feeling, and I don't think that's the goal. When I was a comic in the 1980s, I was on the road somewhere every day, and I'd get back to the hotel and it was Carson and Letterman, and I looked forward to that all day. Those shows made me happy. I'm not quite sure what happened. It's probably just proliferation and fragmentation …
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Jerry Seinfeld made his first-ever appearance on The Colbert Report last night to promote his web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, and Stephen Colbert spent the whole time busting Seinfeld's balls and getting under his skin but in a fun way. Hopefully, the Stephen Colbert episode of Comedians in Cars is a thing that happens soon with Colbert still in character.
Jerry Seinfeld appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to do standup and be interviewed last month, and this week, the show released this web exclusive video of Seinfeld taking questions from Fallon's studio audience. It's just fun to listen to him retell the plots of old Seinfeld episodes.
The third season of Jerry Seinfeld's web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee debuts today with guest Louis C.K. Watch the episode above to see C.K. dish all kinds of info on the upcoming season of his hit FX series Louie, including how many episodes he's written so far, hiring Steven Wright as a co-writer, and how long he plans to continue making the show. He also tells Seinfeld all about his tradition of getting stoned and seeing IMAX movies on his off days as well as his very specific love for the blue crystal numbers in the epic pre-movie 3D IMAX countdown.
The Hollywood Reporter just put out their Emmys portfolio featuring interviews with a bunch of people like Tina Fey, Mitch Hurwitz, and Hank Azaria. Here's one with Jerry Seinfeld, who's nominated for his web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, in which he talks (at the end) about what the Seinfeld characters would be up to now. "It's never going to happen," he says about a reunion special (although the gang did a faux-Seinfeld reunion as a Curb Your Enthusiasm story arc in 2009). On the characters' lives in 2013, Seinfeld says, "They're gonna be somewhat dysfunctional, as we remember them. I imagine there'll be some kids, some [...]
Vine is a toy from Twitter that challenges users to make the most profound work ever committed to video in exactly six seconds. Or at the very least, challenges comedians to bring a little more laughter into this world. Every Tuesday we showcase five of the funniest short shorts of the past week.
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This time around, Jerry Seinfeld, God, and possibly Haley Joel Osment make their Vine debuts, a sock puppet bails out of the bit,.the classic children's game Operation gets a little too real, and someone goes to jail.
"My first four years on the show were rocky," Seth Meyers tells Jerry Seinfeld in the latest episode of his web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. "Like, 'Oh, I might be of everybody here the worst one at it. I might be the worst at impressions. I might be the worst at accents. Maybe I should just be a writer on the show. Maybe I just don't belong in this cast." In addition to Meyers reflecting on his early struggles at SNL, the episode also contains some good stories from him about Rodney Dangerfield, Liberace, and his parents' reactions to his SNL work. Skip to 1:40 if you [...]
Jerry Seinfeld went on Howard Stern's show this morning for a lengthy, wide-ranging interview about all manner of things. From Seinfeld to standup to comedy schools to fame to everything in between, it's well worth diving deep into when you've got a chunk of time to spare.
Here's a trailer for the new season of Jerry Seinfeld's web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, that reveals all of the guests doing the show this year: Todd Barry, Louis C.K., Tina Fey, Jay Leno, Patton Oswalt, and Howard Stern. Season 3 starts up January 2nd, with new episodes dropping once a week.
After NBC chose Jay Leno to become the new host of The Tonight Show, David Letterman launched Late Show with David Letterman on August 30, 1993, changing the late night television landscape forever. On the verge of becoming the longest tenured host in late night history next year, Letterman has proven that his ironic and cantankerous sense of humor could work and be allowed to evolve at the earlier hour. While he continues to believe that he is living in his shadow, he's the contemporary equivalent of what Johnny Carson used to be, the standard and implied influence for all current and fast approaching late night talk show hosts.
Here's the season two finale of Jerry Seinfeld's web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, featuring Chris Rock. It's pretty great to see these two veteran standups talk to each other. It's like that HBO special from a couple years back where the two of them talk about standup with Louis C.K. and Ricky Gervais, only (unfortunately) Louis C.K. isn't there and (fortunately) Ricky Gervais isn't either.
Forbes put out its list of the "10 Highest-Earning Comedians," and Jerry Seinfeld topped the list, followed by some ventriloquist who won America's Got Talent six years ago. To be fair, though, the list only includes comedians who make the bulk of their income from live performances, so that takes everyone who has a lucrative TV or movie career out of the running, making the list significantly less meaningless than it otherwise is. Check out the mostly-depressing list below. There are some good people on it, and at least Jeff Dunham isn't #1 like the last time Forbes made one of these lists in 2010.
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