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'Nathan For You' Season 2 Premieres June 24th

Nathan Fielder announced today on Twitter that the second season of his critically-acclaimed Comedy Central show Nathan For You will debut on Tuesday, June 24th. Nathan For You was renewed by the network for a 10-episode season last year, two more episodes than it was given during its initial season. The show will air Tuesdays at 10:30, following Drunk History, which premieres on the same date.

While I'm sure there's a ton of amazing stuff in these 10 episodes of Nathan For You, the most eagerly-awaited one will document "Dumb Starbucks," the fully-functioning Starbucks knockoff Fielder opened in Los Angeles last month. Dumb Starbucks, a [...]

This Week in Comedy: 'SNL' Auditions Two Dozen Black Women for the Cast, Will Add One or Two in January

-After months of diversity criticism, SNL held auditions on both coasts consisting entirely of black female performers. Lorne Michaels said one, or possibly two, will be added to the cast in January.

-Premiere dates were announced for a ton of shows, including Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (Jan. 2)Broad City (Jan. 22), Workaholics (Jan. 22)Portlandia (Feb. 27), and Andy Daly's Review (Feb. 27).

-Remakes of Naked Gun (with Ed Helms) and The Odd Couple (with Matthew Perry) are in the works.

-We interviewed Key & Peele showrunners Ian Roberts and Jay Martel, writer and standup Dana Gould, and published an old archived interview with George Carlin, and Anchorman 2 star David Koechner.

-Prince [...]

Nathan Fielder Has a New Twitter Experiment About Parents and STD's

Nathan Fielder, host of Comedy Central's Nathan For You, has been performing funny experiments on Twitter in which he asks his followers to text terrible things to their loved ones and post the response, and he has a new one today in which he asked people to text their parents for STD advice. Fielder wrote, "Experiment: text your parents "If you think u gave someone an STD is it illegal not to tell them? Asking for a friend." Then tweet response," and we have a collection of the best responses below:

Nathan Fielder Doesn't Know What Your Parents Are Talking About

Last week, Nathan Fielder, star of Comedy Central's Nathan For You, asked his Twitter followers to play a prank on their parents by "accidentally" sending them a text about a drug deal and quickly following it up with "Sorry ignore that txt. Not for you." Dozens of kids followed suit and ruined their parental relationships for the sake of posting a picture of the text message conversation on Twitter, but now Nathan Fielder has stepped up to the plate to set things right.

Over the weekend, Fielder tweeted out his phone number so he can personally explain the joke to parents, writing, "If your parents are mad & [...]

'Nathan for You's Nathan Fielder Has Kids Play a Fun Drug Deal Prank on Their Parents

Comedy Central's new comedy Nathan for You is one of the funniest on TV, and yesterday afternoon, its star Nathan Fielder wrote a tweet that is quickly destroying parent-child relationships all across America. Fielder tweeted, "Experiment: text your parents 'got 2 grams for $40' then right after 'Sorry ignore that txt. Not for you' Then tweet pic of their response." Dozens of his fans followed his suggestion and sent their parents those two text messages, and the responses are pretty amusing and maybe almost worth all the people they're upsetting.

Check out some images of the best parent/child Nathan Fielder drug dealer text messages below (via Uproxx):

Comedy Central Wisely Puts All of 'Nathan For You' Online for Free

Inspired by the recent surge of publicity Nathan Fielder is getting for his "Dumb Starbucks" stunt, Comedy Central has put the entire first season of Fielder's show Nathan For You online for free on their website, hoping to get new viewers into the show while everyone is talking about Fielder and Dumb Starbucks.

Nathan For You returns for its second season sometime this summer, and the Dumb Starbucks experiment will be the focus of one episode. Fielder is also making a last-minute appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live tonight to discuss Dumb Starbucks.

Andy Daly's Show 'Review' Will Premiere on Comedy Central Feb. 27; 'Nathan For You' and 'Drunk History' to Return This Summer

Comedy Central announced its full winter schedule this morning, including the premiere dates for Andy Daly's long-awaited show Review (formerly titled Review with Forrest MacNeil) and experimental anthology series TripTank. The network also said today that Nathan for You and Drunk History will each premiere their second seasons at an undetermined date this summer.

Review, co-created by and starring Daly, will debut Thursday, February 27th at 10pm. Daly plays Forrest MacNeil, a TV critic who reviews life experiences like stealing, drug addiction, and sleeping with a celebrity. The supporting cast includes Jessica St. Clair as his wife, Fred Willard as his father-in-law, and James Urbaniak as his producer, with Andy Richter, [...]

A Video Guide to Nathan Fielder's Pre-Comedy Central Years

For fans of Nathan Fielder's new Comedy Central show, Nathan For You, or his hilarious Twitter experiments, it may seem like the comedian came out of nowhere this past year, but Fielder's recent success is a result of cultivating his comedic voice via YouTube videos, which led him to TV work on Canada's This Hour Has 22 Minutes and previous Comedy Central shows Important Things with Demetri Martin and Jon Benjamin Has a Van. Nathan Fielder began making his own short films as a 23-year-old living in Toronto in 2006, and his YouTube channel, which features over 30 original videos (short films, web series, and [...]

Comedy Central Renews 'Nathan for You' for a Second Season

Comedy Central did the right thing today and picked up its critically-acclaimed series Nathan for You for a second season. Billed as a "docu-reality" series that follows comedian Nathan Fielder as he uses his business degree to advise struggling companies, Nathan for You is easily TV's best new comedy, and it should get even better in its second season. Created by Fielder and Michael Koman (Eagleheart, Conan),  Nathan For You wrapped its eight-episode first season last week. The network says Season 2 will debut in 2014 and consist of 10 episodes this time around. Hopefully, Comedy Central will allow Fielder to strap himself to the front of a plane to [...]

Comedy Central Wouldn't Let Nathan Fielder Strap Himself to the Front of a Plane

Comedy Central's Nathan for You has been one of the funniest and most inventive new series of the year, thanks largely to the clever stunts star Nathan Fielder attempts each episode. THR has a profile with Fielder out this week in which he discusses a big crazy stunt Comedy Central wouldn't let him do. He wanted to strap himself to a plane to promote the show, Fielder explains:

I wanted to do a stunt to market my own show, where I strap myself to the outside front of a 737 for a flight from LAX to Burbank, like a short haul thing, and get all the media there [...]

Nathan Fielder Reveals Himself as the Mastermind Behind Dumb Starbucks

Over the weekend, the internet was abuzz with news of a new Los Angeles coffee shop called "Dumb Starbucks," a near-fully functioning Starbucks that 1) was blatantly not affiliated with the company and 2) used the company's name and logo "for marketing purposes" but adds the word "dumb" in front of everything to protect the business under parody laws. Dumb Starbucks, which had its windows tinted to prevent passersby from looking inside, didn't charge money for coffee and pastries, instead giving away free cups of coffee featuring the Dumb Starbucks logo.

Since it opened Friday afternoon at 1802 Hillhurst Ave in LA's Los Feliz neighborhood, the legally questionable establishment attracted [...]

Nathan Fillion Is Guest Starring on This Season of 'Community'

Cult heartthrob Nathan Fillion will be joining the Greendale Community College this year. Deadline reports  that Fillion will guest star on Community as "the politically savvy head custodian who’s not afraid to get his hands dirty but is smart enough to wear rubber gloves." He'll be going up against Annie and guest star Jonathan Banks as professor Professor Hickey. Fillion has long been a fan of the show, visiting the set last year and posting this picture of him with the show's cast.

Nathan Fielder Has Another Text Message Prank that's Destroying Romantic Relationships This Time

Nathan Fielder, star of Comedy Central's Nathan For You, gained a lot of media attention last month when he asked his Twitter followers to "mistakenly" send a text about a drug deal to their parents. He's at it again with a new Twitter "experiment" aimed to ruin people's romantic relationships instead this time around. Yesterday, Fielder tweeted, "Experiment: text the person ur dating "I haven't been fully honest with you" then dont reply to them for 1 hr (& tweet pic of thr response)," and he already has dozens of followers who listened to what he said. Fielder had another one of these prior to the drug one, [...]

Check Out Nathan Fielder's Other Twitter Prank, Involving Parents and Dollar Store Condoms

Nathan Fielder, star of Comedy Central's excellent Nathan for You, is getting a lot of attention this week after a Twitter experiment in which he asked his followers to prank their parents by pretending to accidentally send them a text about selling drugs. This is not Fielder's first foray into this sort of thing. He previously asked his followers to text their fathers "Will dollar store condoms work the same as regular brands?"

Check out some of the best responses below (via Comedy Central's Tumblr):