It's Super Bowl week, and fans of football are in for a real treat. Andrew Luck and Drew Brees stop in for some late night fun on Letterman and Conan, and to prep for the big game, Comedy Central presents Key and Peele's Super Bowl Special. During the one-hour episode, the duo will provide commentary and sketches about America's gridiron game. Also this week, HBO premieres Mel Brooks Live at the Geffen and J.K. Simmons hosts SNL.
In late night, Regis Philbin and Whitney Cummings split the week hosting The Late Late Show with guests Martin Short and David Letterman. Conan has Brian Scolaro, Rainn Wilson, Simon Helberg, and Craig Ferguson while Letterman has guests John [...]
It's the new year, and many of TV's best shows are back on the roster. Portlandia premieres its fifth season Thursday with a flashback to 1991, and Girls premieres season four on Sunday night. Also this week, the new series Togetherness premieres on HBO, and @midnight moves to 11:30 pm for the next two weeks.
In late night, Drew Carey will guest host The Late Late Show with guests Eric Idle, Lachlan Patterson, Ryan Hamilton, Jessica St. Clair, and Povitsky. Letterman has Kathy Griffin, Chelsea Peretti, and Michael Somerville while Fallon has Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, and Patton Oswalt. Oswalt also stops in to see Meyers, and Nick Kroll is a guest on Kimmel. [...]
This week the Thanksgiving festivities begin. Tuesday's Marry Me has Annie trying to host Thanksgiving dinner for the first time while Wednesday's The Middle has the family taking on a buffet for their Thanksgiving meal. Continuing the theme, Modern Family's Phil cooks their turkey and enlists Luke as his sous-chef, and The Goldbergs opt out of celebrating the holiday altogether. Also new this week is Comedy Central's late night lineup. Jon Stewart visits The Colbert Report, Pete Holmes is a contestant on @midnight, and Stan Lee is pitching new super heroes on Key and Peele. SNL is live on Saturday with host Cameron Diaz.
In late night, The Horrible Bosses 2 cast takes to the late night circuit. [...]
This week is an unusually busy week of television for this deep into the summer, with a whopping three new comedies set to premiere. On Thursday, FX will launch Married, starring Nat Faxon and Judy Greer as a longtime married couple with kids, and You're the Worst, a comedy from Stephen Falk (Weeds) about two people with toxic personalities starting a relationship. Tonight, Nat Geo will debut Going Deep with David Rees, which finds the humorist hosting a how-to show deeply examining very simple tasks (the first two episodes are titled "How to Make an Ice Cube" and "How to Tie Your Shoes"). On top of all that, the late [...]
Prior to the start of the fourth and final season of Adult Swim's animated comedy The Boondocks, creator Aaron McGruder parted ways with the show and what's resulted has been an odd last season for a show that we dubbed its "gas leak year" in a feature a couple weeks back. That season comes to a close this week, with The Boondocks' series finale set to air tonight on Adult Swim. Elsewhere in the world of television comedy this week, Wilfred will air the season premiere of its third and final season on Wednesday, Melissa McCarthy is making the rounds to promote her new movie Tammy, and Nathan Fielder [...]