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Nick Kroll Looks Back on Some 'Kroll Show' Fan Encounters on 'Late Night'

Nick Kroll was a guest on last night's Late Night, where he chatted with Seth Meyers about his decision to end Kroll Show, what his post-Kroll Show plans are, and what it's like to meet the real Bobby Bottleservices around the country who are fans of his show.

Nick Kroll and Reggie Watts Freestyle About Beats, Ambien, and Elmo

Here's the latest installment of Reggie Makes Music with special guest Nick Kroll disguised as his craft services character Fabrice Fabrice. It turns out that Kroll has some Amy Poehler-level freestyle skills, and he covers everything from putting beats to sleep (metaphorically) to killing Elmo (literally). Watch a preview from Kroll's appearance on tomorrow night's Comedy Bang! Bang! below:

Amy Poehler, Seth Rogen, John Mulaney, and More Show Up in the Season 3 'Kroll Show' Trailer

Kroll Show's third and final season premieres on Comedy Central January 13th, and in case you missed last night's season preview, the network released a trailer today that includes new and returning Kroll Show friends Jenny Slate, Jon Daly, Amy Poehler, Chelsea Peretti, Seth Rogen, Casey Wilson, Nathan Fielder, Andy Milonakis, and more. Considering Kroll told Vulture yesterday that he "wanted to feel like we were going out with the best work that we've done," it looks like we can expect this season to reach some pretty epic heights.

Nick Kroll Offers Some Advice on Halloween Costumes and Unfriending People in Real Life

The Tonight Show just released a new installment of "Unqualified Advice" featuring Nick Kroll, and it's full of solid advice especially if you're concerned about unfriending someone, choosing a college major, writing a 3,000-word essay in two hours, or becoming a victim of the Freshman 15. Kroll also offers up a Halloween costume suggestion that's equally sexy on both guys and girls.

Sketch Anatomy: John Levenstein Goes Behind the Scenes of 'Kroll Show's "Niece Denise"

Welcome to our new 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 John Levenstein, who has written for The Life & Times of Tim and Arrested Development (behind AD episodes like "Top Banana" and "Good Grief") and is currently co-creator, writer, and executive producer of Comedy Central's Kroll Show. Levenstein chose to take us behind the scenes of one of [...]

Watch Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland Say Goodbye to New York

Here's a clip from last night's episode of Kroll Show featuring Kroll and John Mulaney as aging New Yorkers Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland, who decide to leave New York City and take their prank show on the road after getting evicted from their shared apartment. "The power went out a few years ago, and people didn't even steal VCRs and kill each other … so screw off, New York!"

Nick Kroll Looks Back on Visiting the Ed Hardy Headquarters with Jon Daly

During his visit to last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, Nick Kroll explained the origins of his "Ed Hardy Boyz" characters with Jon Daly, which once scored Kroll and Daly an exclusive visit to ride golf cart Hummers around the Ed Hardy compound and meet the clothing line's owner. Watch Kroll talk more about his decision to end Kroll Show after the upcoming season below:

Nick Kroll Reveals 'Kroll Show's Third Season Will Be Its Last

Sad news for Nick Kroll fans: Kroll Show's third season premieres on Comedy Central January 13th, and in a new interview with Vulture today, Kroll officially announced that the show will end after season 3. Kroll and Comedy Central hadn't planned to end the show until, according to Kroll, "it just became clear that we wrapped up a lot of the stories and characters that we had created, and felt like we had brought a number of them to their natural conclusion. So, as opposed to stringing out more seasons, we wanted to feel like we were going out with the best work that we’ve done."

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Nick Kroll Tells Jimmy Fallon About the Time He Met Bill Murray

On Friday's Tonight Show, guest Nick Kroll told Jimmy Fallon about the time he was lucky enough to meet Bill Murray at an open mic night, which taught him an important lesson about bothering comedy icons while they're relaxing with a drink. On the other hand, Kroll does star in his own Comedy Central show now, so he's living proof that you can bomb at a standup open mic in front of Bill Murray and still make it as a successful funny person.

Watch Paul Scheer, Nick Kroll, and More Do a Live Read of the 'Space Jam' Script

Sean O'Connor and Jensen Karp held a live reading of the script to the 1996 Michael Jordan/Looney Tunes movie Space Jam at LA's UCB Theatre last month, and here's a highlight reel from it. The cast for the reading was Paul Scheer, Nick Kroll, Seth Green, Ben Schwartz, Danielle Fishel, Ralph Garman, Shelby Fero, Brandon Johnson, Jerrod Carmichael, Melissa Stetton, and Blake Griffin as Michael Jordan, all of whom would be perfect to play the same parts in a Space Jam remake.

Nick Kroll on Pushing Characters to Their Limits and the End of 'Kroll Show'

Last month, Nick Kroll revealed in an interview with Vulture that he's decided to end his hit Comedy Central series Kroll Show after its upcoming third season. Since premiering in 2013, Kroll Show has consistently proven itself to be one of Comedy Central's top sketch shows, standing alongside the likes of Key and Peele and Inside Amy Schumer with a solid supporting cast including Jon Daly, Jenny Slate, Chelsea Peretti, John Mulaney, and more. Ahead of tomorrow night's season premiere, I recently talked with Kroll about why he decided to end Kroll Show, how his series has evolved, and what we can expect from the final season and [...]

Here's a Gigolo-Filled Sneak Peek of 'Kroll Show's Final Season

The third and final season of Kroll Show premieres next week, but in the meantime Comedy Central released the above sneak peek featuring Kroll as Bobby Bottleservice in a special edition of Gigolo House called Gigolo Horse with a special guest judge that Bobby's not exactly happy to see. Speaking to Complex, Kroll expanded on his decision to end Kroll Show after this season:

It’s the most fun thing I’ve ever done but it also took up a lot of my time but also my brain space. So creatively, if you speak to most creative people, they’ll tell you, you have to put some things to bed [...]

Nick Kroll, Tim Heidecker, Kaitlin Olson, and Michael Pena Join the 'Vacation' Reboot

The Vacation reboot starring Ed Helms just added four new cast members. Variety reports that Nick Kroll, Tim Heidecker, Kaitlin Olson, and Michael Pena have just joined the cast and will play Four Corners cops, joining previously announced cast Christina Applegate, Leslie Mann, Chris Hemsworth, Charlie Day, and cameos from original Vacation stars Chevy Chase and Beverly D'Angelo. The reboot has been filming in Georgia and New Mexico and will make the directorial debut of Horrible Bosses writers Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley. It's currently slated for an October 9, 2015 release.

Watch David Cross Fool Reggie Watts, Jim Gaffigan, Paul Scheer, and Nick Kroll with a Magic Trick

Here's a deleted scene from The Meltdown, in which David Cross fools Reggie Watts, Jim Gaffigan, Paul Scheer, and Nick Kroll with the most amazing card trick ever. How does he do it?