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What's on TV This Week: 'Togetherness' Wraps Up Season One

There's plenty new on this week, including the season finale of Togetherness as well as new episodes of The Mindy Project, Workaholics, and Portlandia. Thursday, VH1 is re-airing SNL's 40th Anniversary Special, and on Saturday night Chris Hemsworth hosts SNL. Finish the week by watching John Oliver recap it all on Last Week Tonight.

In late night, Robert Smigel is on The Daily Show and Late Night with Seth Meyers. Nick Frost also stops in to Late Night. Cathy Ladman, Paula Poundstone, Josh Robert Thompson, Jane Lynch, and Brendon Walsh are on The Late Late Show with host Drew Carey. Conan welcomes Aziz Ansari and Adam Sandler while Kimmel has Beth Stelling, and Fallon [...]

What's on TV This Week: The 'SNL' 40th Anniversary Special

Love is on the airways this week.  It starts with Valentine's Day episodes from shows like Marry Me, The Mindy Project, and more. Even Scott Aukerman on Comedy Bang! Bang! plays cupid for Reggie and his dream girl. Also this week, ABC's new show Fresh Off the Boat moves to Tuesday, and Ground Floor ends its second season. Saturday, Rosie O'Donnell's A Heartfelt Standup premieres on HBO. Finish up the week by watching the highly anticipated three hour SNL 40th Anniversary Special, and then get a weekly wrap-up from John Oliver on Last Week Tonight.

In late night, Fallon is visited by Anthony Anderson, Kyle Kinane, Jack McBrayer and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog. [...]

What's on TV This Week: 'The Nightly Show' Is Here

This week Comedy Central launches two new show — The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore and This is Not Happening. The Nightly Show has confirmed guests like John Leguizamo and the president's speechwriter-turned-TV writer Jon Lovett to sit on the show's discussion panel.  This is Not Happening is hosted by Ari Shaffir and features long-form storytelling from standups. Blake Shelton will host this week's SNL, and Sunday's Fox lineup is jam packed with new episodes from The Simpsons, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Family Guy, and Bob's Burgers.

In late night, The Late Late Show will be hosted by Jim Gaffigan and Judd Apatow, and guests include Sarah Silverman, Dave Koechner, Adam Sandler, [...]

What's On TV This Week: The End of 'The Colbert Report'

The biggest event on TV this week is a sad one: the end of The Colbert Report and a goodbye to the "Stephen Colbert" character. The final episode airs Thursday night, and as his final guest Colbert welcomes "Grimmy", his lifelong friend. Sounds like things could get a lil dark.

That's not the only goodbye this week: Friday, Craig Ferguson says farewell on his last Late Late Show with guest Jay Leno. Also that night, The Birthday Boys wrap up season 2 with sketches based off of their favorite summer. And on Saturday, be sure to catch Amy Adams host SNL.

Elsewhere in late night, The Daily Show has guest Chris Rock, Letterman has guests Rosie [...]

What's on TV This Week: New Episodes Aplenty

Prepare for a week with loads of new episodes every night. Tonight on The Millers, Nathan attempts to be less self involved while Tuesday's New Girl features Nick feigning to be gay and CeCe contemplating a breast reduction. On Wednesday, one of Key and Peele's sketches has a henchman cramping a super villain's style, and Thursday night's Two and Half Men has Alan and Walden convincing a social worker they're ready to adopt. Friday the Birthday Boys explore romance in a series of sketches that range from male swingers to a married couple in need of a date. On Saturday, Woody Harrelson returns to host SNL, and on Sunday night Fox lineup is back — in The Simpsons, [...]

What's on TV This Week: The End of 'Parks and Recreation'

This week it's all about late night. Comedy Central's late night lineup is back, and The Late Late Show continues to pack in comedic guests. Hosts Billy Gardell and Kunal Nayyar will welcome guests Steve Byrne, Yvette Nicole Brown, Greg Warren, Bob Newhart, Owen Benjamin, and Garfunkel and Oates will perform. Additionally, Will Forte's new Fox show The Last Man on Earth premieres, Dakota Johnson will host SNL, and be sure to finish up the week by watching John Oliver on Last Week Tonight.

Also in late night, Fallon has guests Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer from Broad City, and Kimmel has Will Forte. The cast of It's Always [...]

What's on TV This Week: 'Fresh Off the Boat' Premieres

This week, TV is in full swing with shows like The Mindy Project and Brooklyn Nine-Nine back from hiatus. Also in store, ABC adds Fresh Off the Boat to its Wednesday night lineup, and Friday, Comedy Central has Matt Braunger's standup special Big, Dumb Animal.  On Sunday, be sure to catch Last Week Tonight with John Oliver where Oliver wraps up the week's events just in case you missed anything.

In late night, Jimmy Fallon takes his show on the road to Universal Studios Hollywood with guests Ellen DeGeneres and Carl Reiner. Meyers welcomes guests John Oliver, Horatio Sanz, and Brooks Wheelan while Letterman has Martin Short and Andy Kindler. On Kimmel, [...]

What's on TV This Week: The Final Seasons of 'Parks and Rec' and 'Kroll Show' Begin

What a week for TV! Monday kicks off the action with Kathy Griffin taking the reins of E!’s Fashion Police. The season five premiere marks the first episode without Griffin’s mentor, the late Joan Rivers. Tuesday the final seasons of Parks and Recreation and The Kroll Show premiere on their respected networks. Wednesday, Comedy Central premieres season two of Broad City and season five of Workaholics. On Thursday, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia premieres season ten followed by the new show Man Seeking Woman starring Jay Baruchel. And finally, Kevin Hart will host SNL on Saturday.

In late night, Adam Devine, Larry David, and Johnny Beehner will be on Letterman, [...]

What's on TV This Week: 'The Heart, She Holler' Returns

This week Comedy Central is back full throttle with new episodes of The Daily Show, Colbert Report, @midnight, South Park, and a Sneak Peek that will take you inside Kroll Show. Adult Swim primers the third season of The Heart, She Holler with a new episode each night. Also in store is Showtime's Pauly Shore Stands Alone — a documentary that gives a glimpse into the comedians Midwest tour, his ailing mother, and his life outside of comedy. And be sure to catch a new Saturday Night Live with host James Franco.

In late night, Don Rickles visits Kimmel, and Steve Carell and Drew Carey stop in to chat with Ferguson. [...]

What's on TV This Week: 'Garfunkel and Oates' Premieres on IFC

This week marks the series premieres of IFC's Garfunkel and Oates and FX's Partners. Partners stars Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence as lawyers with opposing ethical views forced to work together, while Garfunkel and Oates follows the mishaps of the comedy-folk duo Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci. In the world of late night, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and Conan are new and set to feature comedians Andi Osho, Brad Trackman, Sam Morril, and Todd Glass.

Check out this week’s full comedy listings below:

What's on TV This Week: 'The Jack and Triumph Show' Debuts

The Jack and Triumph Show along with The Odd Couple premieres this week, and Tosh.O is back with season seven. About a Boy has its second season finale and Two and a Half Men wraps its final season. Comedy Central premieres Kevin Hart Presents: Keith Robinson Back of the Bus Funny on Saturday, and John Oliver finishes the week  on Last Week Tonight.

In late night, The Late Late Show is packed with comedic guests that include Weird Al Yankovic, Maz Jobrani, Natasha Leggero, Nick Kroll, Tom Papa, Jimmy Kimmel, and David Cross. The Late Late Show is hosted this week by Thomas Lennon, Lauren Graham, and Will Arnett. Letterman welcomes Adam Scott and Broad City's Ilana [...]

What's on TV This Week: Key and Peele's Super Bowl Special

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 [...]

What's on TV This Week: 'Portlandia' and 'Girls' Kick Off Their New Seasons

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. [...]

What's on TV This Week: Thanksgiving Specials to Be Thankful For

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 PeeleSNL is live on Saturday with host Cameron Diaz.

In late night, The Horrible Bosses 2 cast takes to the late night circuit. [...]