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Check Out "Al Qaeda Meeting" from Last Night's 'Key and Peele' Finale

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.

Key and Peele's First Film 'Keanu' Will Be About a Kidnapped Cat

From a Police Academy reboot to a Substitute Teacher movie to a collaboration with Judd Apatow, Comedy Central stars Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele have been in talks to develop a ton of film projects lately. Deadline reports that they've lined up their first official film with New Line, and it's definitely the weirdest of all the projects in their pipeline. Written by Peele and Key and Peele/Community writer Alex Rubens, Keanu will tell "the story of friends who pose as drug dealers to infiltrate the criminal underworld, all to retrieve a stolen kitty." Here's how Peele summed it up: "The movie should resonate with [...]

Sketch Anatomy: Phil Augusta Jackson Breaks Down 'Key and Peele's "Alien Imposters"

Welcome to our column Sketch Anatomy, where we ask some of our favorite television writers to choose any sketch — one they personally wrote or one from history they find particularly hilarious, notable, or underappreciated — to learn from a writer's perspective what separates a successful sketch from the rest.

For this week's installment of Sketch Anatomy we spoke with UCB grad and The Chris Gethard Show's resident poet Phil Augusta Jackson, who was recently hired as a writer on Comedy Central's Key and Peele and also joined the writing staff of NBC's upcoming comedy Mission Control. Jackson took us behind the scenes of his very first [...]

Key and Peele Take on an Alien Invasion in This Season 4 Sneak Peek

Key and Peele finally returns to Comedy Central next week, and here's a sneak peek from the premiere episode. It turns out that all it takes for the guys to survive an alien invasion is a simple understanding of one of humankind's most unfortunate traits.

Sketch Anatomy: Alex Blagg Explains the Genius of 'Key and Peele's "Insult Comic"

Welcome to our column Sketch Anatomy, where we ask some of our favorite television writers to choose any sketch — one they personally wrote or one from history they find particularly hilarious, notable, or underappreciated — to learn from a writer's perspective what separates a successful sketch from the rest.

For this week's installment of Sketch Anatomy we spoke with writer and comedian Alex Blagg, who currently serves as co-creator and executive producer of @midnight, which recently earned a whopping 40-week renewal from Comedy Central. Blagg chose the season 3 Key and Peele sketch "Insult Comic" that aired in October 2013 — six months before the comic [...]

Here's 'Key and Peele' Director Peter Atencio's Favorite Sketch This Season

In case you missed last night's Key and Peele, Comedy Central uploaded the wonderful, weird, and inevitably disturbing "Aerobics Meltdown" sketch today. Director Peter Atencio wrote a blog post that breaks down all the work that went into it and why it's his favorite Key and Peele sketch this season "and possibly ever." If you're curious what inspired them to produce this sketch, check out our look back at the 1987 Crystal Light National Aerobic Championship with host Alan Thicke.

Key and Peele Teach Letterman How to Bro Hug

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele were guests on Friday's Late Show, where they told Letterman about the inspiration for their "Obama Meet & Greet" sketch, gave him a complete lesson in bro hugs, and did a bit as their recurring valet characters — who, it turns out, are really into Paulie Shafes. Watch more from their interview below:

Key and Peele Are Developing a Movie Starring Substitute Teacher Mr. Garvey

Entertainment Weekly's comedy issue cover faces and guest editors Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele gave the magazine a few interesting scoops on their upcoming projects this week, and among the updates is news of a possible film starring their megahit substitute teacher character Mr. Garvey. "We’re in negotiations at Paramount to make a Substitute Teacher movie," Key said. "Two of our writers are penning it. Well, they’re not penning it as we speak — it’s getting there."

As for what else the Peabody-winning duo are working on, they also said that their Police Academy reboot is moving along with The Mindy Project's Ike Barinholtz and [...]

Key and Peele Tell the Story of How They Met on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele were guests on last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, where they told Kimmel about how they first "fell in comedy love" through Second City, Boom Chicago, and Peele's performance as a female Danish supermodel named Ute. Check out more from their interview below:

Comedy Central Sets Premiere Dates for 'South Park,' 'Adam Devine's House Party,' and More

Comedy Central set its fall lineup premiere dates today, and in addition to the previously announced fourth season premiere of Key and Peele on September 24th at 10:30pm, according to Deadline the network has lined up the 18th season premiere of its Emmy-winning hit South Park the same night at 10:00pm. It's been a big year for South Park with the release of a video game, comprehensive episode library on Hulu Plus, and one of its strongest seasons yet.

In other Comedy Central premiere date news, Tosh.0 will return with new episodes on Tuesday, August 26th at 10:00pm, Tosh's animated series Brickleberry will kick [...]

Key and Peele Reveal Some of Their Favorite Made-Up Words on 'Conan'

Here's a clip from Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele's visit to last night's Conan, where they broke down some of their favorite made-up words including "nooice," "Armenian conveyor belt," and the versatile "bup bup bup bup." Click through to watch more from their interview with Conan:

Check Out 'Key and Peele's Fantastic 'Family Matters' Sketch

Whether you're on Team Reginald VelJohnson or Team Jaleel White, this darkly hilarious sketch from next week's Key and Peele will change the way you look at Family Matters forever. VelJohnson definitely has some solid points here, but alas, the Urkel craze is more beyond his control than he could ever imagine.

Key and Peele Give Some Helpful Gay Wedding Advice

Here's another sneak peek of Key and Peele's new season premiering tomorrow night, in which Key plays a gay man who advises a straight family on how to dress, where to sit, and the correct way to behave during their gay relative's wedding, which unfortunately will not include RuPaul or any gay hymns.

Vandaveon and Mike Give a Sneak Peek of 'Key and Peele's New Season

Key and Peele's new season premieres on September 24th, but in the meantime here's a clip from Vandaveon and Mike, who were recently hired as production assistants but seem to think they were hired as writers instead, considering all the genius ideas they have for ways to "enhance the comedy."