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New Material Seinfeld Drops by 'The Pete Holmes Show'

Everyone's favorite Pete Holmes Show performer New Material Seinfeld showed up to try out a new round of in-the-works material last night, and he really brought his A game this time with completely unique takes on apples, getting dogs fixed, and pancakes vs. cakes.

Patton Oswalt and Pete Holmes Have a Sleepover in "4 AM Thoughts"

Here's the newest installment of The Pete Holmes Show's "4 AM Thoughts," in which Holmes is joined in bed by Patton Oswalt to take turns reciting delirious thoughts about the X-Men, romantic comedies, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and more.

Joel McHale Plays a Clueless Guile in 'Street Fighter Red Tape'

Here's the newest installment of Pete Holmes's web series Street Fighter Red Tape, in which Joel McHale plays the valiant American hero Guile, who has fought in all kinds of obscure no-gun wars.

Pete Holmes Shares Some Delirious 4am Observations

Pete Holmes gets some crazy ideas — or delirious observational humor, really — in the middle of the night, and he shared a few of them on last night's Pete Holmes Show. Apparently Holmes likes to crack himself up a lot at four in the morning.

Bo Burnham and Pete Holmes Discuss the Freakdom of Being Tall

Comedian Bo Burnham was a guest on The Pete Holmes Show last night, and the guys spent much of the interview talking about what it's like to be tall and some of the good and not so good height joke material they've come up with in the past. Click through to watch the conversation evolve from height to puberty, where Holmes and Burnham spend a solid three minutes talking about the days their bodies changed, which always starts with "the itch."

Pete Holmes Gives M. Bison Some Realistic Finance Advice in "Street Fighter Red Tape"

The Pete Holmes Show may be nearing the end of its run on television, but that hasn't stopped Holmes from continuing his delightfully silly series "Street Fighter Red Tape." It's finally M. Bison's turn to sit across the desk from Holmes for some real talk concerning just how over budget his plans for his fight tournament/world takeover plan are — expensive cars, business class international flights, trained elephants, and all.

Jerrod Carmichael Shows Pete Holmes the Quarter He Stole from Bill Cosby's House

Standup Jerrod Carmichael — who recently landed an hour HBO standup special — paid a visit to The Pete Holmes Show last night, and he showed Holmes the greatest treasure he owns: a 1995 quarter stolen from Bill Cosby's house. Click through to watch Holmes make Carmichael sit through a bunch of impressions then launch into an entirely different conversation about bears.

Watch Jamie Lee Do Standup on 'The Pete Holmes Show'

Pete Holmes Show staff writer Jamie Lee did a standup set last night, covering everything from being a special occasion drinker to her literal takes on pickup lines to her time on the acne medication Accutane, which doesn't have the best side effects for a single woman trying not to look insane and suicidal on first dates.

Rob Riggle and Pete Holmes Compare the Worlds of Standup and Improv

If you're looking to get into comedy but not sure whether you'd like to start as a standup or improv performer, take a look at Rob Riggle's careful breakdown on The Pete Holmes Show of the supportive, team-oriented experience he had in improv starting out versus when he first tried standup, a world he describes as "the land of the broken toys."

Pete Holmes Calls Vega's Claw an Insurance Liability in 'Street Fighter Red Tape'

In the second episode of his new Street Fighter-themed web series, Pete Holmes interviews Vega, the fancypants pretty boy from Spain who insists on wearing a mask, fighting with a huge claw, and crawling up chain link fences to avoid getting his beautiful face hit. Holmes tries to explain to Vega just how big of an insurance liability the claw is given he's the only fighter with a weapon, and it's nice to see Vega exposed as the cheating wuss he truly is.

TBS Cancels 'The Pete Holmes Show'

TBS is getting rid of its newest late night program. The cable network has canceled The Pete Holmes Show, THR reports. The show, which began airing after Conan in October, initially received a seven-week order from the network and was subsequently renewed for 13 more weeks. The Pete Holmes Show will continue to air new episodes until its season finale June 18th.

The decision was made due to The Pete Holmes Show drawing low ratings. "We recognize Pete as one of the most relevant comedians working today," TBS said in a statement to THR. "We loved the show and gave it two chances, we just couldn't draw [...]

Take a Romantic Escape with Ray Romano and Pete Holmes in "Romano Duets"

Finally someone has one-upped the already perfect idea of Ray Romano singing a compilation of smooth love songs by adding a second Romano in the mix, and the result is the wonderful above video "Romano Duets" with Ray Romano and Pete "Ray Romano" Holmes. Just try to listen to this without falling prey to the romantic wiles of Double Romano.

Adam Scott Outs Pete Holmes as a Supernatural Racist

On last night's Pete Holmes Show, Adam Scott made Pete Holmes look like a fool for not knowing who Stephen Dorff is or knowing what the movie Blade is, other than "black vampire." In return, Holmes does little to help Scott after his Jim Jarmusch joke bombs with the audience.

Kumail Nanjiani Plays the Unmarketable Dhalsim in 'Street Fighter Red Tape'

In the newest installment of Pete Holmes's Street Fighter-themed web series, Kumail Nanjiani plays the slow and stretchy Indian yogi Dhalsim, who Holmes calls out for being completely unmarketable and a walking contradiction who doesn't even know what yoga is.