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Video: John Oliver And A Talking Seagull Dive Into America's Broken Flood Insurance System

Video: John Oliver And A Talking Seagull Dive Into America's Broken Flood Insurance Systemvideo

On Sunday, John Oliver returned after a week off with an extra-long 40 minute episode of Last Week Tonight, and he had plenty of material to cover: he prayed that Jared Kushner would be indicted by...

Larry David, Tiffany Haddish & Chance The Rapper Will Host SNL In November

Larry David, Tiffany Haddish & Chance The Rapper Will Host SNL In November

Tiffany Haddish (Getty Images), Kevin Robert & Chance The Rapper (SNL) Ryan Gosling, Gal Gadot and Kumail Nanjiani were the first three hosts of the 43rd season of Saturday Night Live, and now we know who...

Video: Stephen Colbert Has No Sympathy For Alleged Serial Sexual Harasser Bill O'Reilly

Video: Stephen Colbert Has No Sympathy For Alleged Serial Sexual Harasser Bill O'Reillyvideo

This weekend, the NY Times revealed that Bill O'Reilly agreed to a $32 million settlement with a former network analyst over "allegations of repeated harassment, a nonconsensual sexual relationship and the sending of gay pornography and...

Interview: 'The Deuce's' Gary Carr On Researching Pimps & How 'The Wire' Changed His Life

Interview: 'The Deuce's' Gary Carr On Researching Pimps & How 'The Wire' Changed His Life

HBO HBO's The Deuce, created by the brilliant team of David Simon & George Pelecanos (who previously were behind shows such as The Wire, Treme and Show Me A Hero), surveys the NYC of the early...

Video: Jimmy Kimmel Asks New Yorkers About Their Craziest Subway Stories

Video: Jimmy Kimmel Asks New Yorkers About Their Craziest Subway Storiesvideo

Jimmy Kimmel continued his week of Jimmy Kimmel Live! shows at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on Thursday night with area entertainers Tracy Morgan and Billy Joel. But first, he asked regular people in Brooklyn about...

Mr. Raspy Voice Murderer Seeks The Truth In New 'The Punisher' Trailer

Mr. Raspy Voice Murderer Seeks The Truth In New 'The Punisher' Trailervideo

(Netflix) The second trailer for The Punisher—a.k.a. Mr. Raspy Voice Murderer—hits a lot of the same sweet spots as the first trailer did. There's the requisite Metallica soundtrack ("One"), Desi from Girls provoking Frank Castle with...

Video: Howard Stern Calls Harvey Weinstein & Sexual Harassers 'Freaks' On Kimmel

Video: Howard Stern Calls Harvey Weinstein & Sexual Harassers 'Freaks' On Kimmelvideo

Howard Stern was the guest last night on the latest episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live! in Brooklyn, and he did not hold back on his assessment of sexual predator Harvey Weinstein. "First of all, when did...

Video: Oblivious Actor Solves Climate Change In Cut-For-Time SNL Sketch

Video: Oblivious Actor Solves Climate Change In Cut-For-Time SNL Sketchvideo

Another week, another cut-for-time Saturday Night Live sketch that was better than a large amount of what actually made it onto the show. Last week's Kumail Nanjiani-hosted episode was a big improvement over the Gal Godot...

David Letterman Explains Why He Sent Conan O'Brien A Horse In Charming Kimmel Interview

David Letterman Explains Why He Sent Conan O'Brien A Horse In Charming Kimmel Interviewvideo

David Letterman paused from grooming his impressively fluffy beard and reemerge on late night television yesterday, appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! as part of the program's Brooklyn week. Letterman was his usual rascally self, at turns...

Video: Jimmy Kimmel Takes Taxi Ride Around Brooklyn To Kick Off NYC Shows

Video: Jimmy Kimmel Takes Taxi Ride Around Brooklyn To Kick Off NYC Showsvideo

On Monday night Jimmy Kimmel kicked off a week of Jimmy Kimmel Live! shows at BAM, in his hometown of Brooklyn (he grew up in Mill Basin). And he started things off by making as many...

Video: John Oliver Explains Why The Equifax Breach Is A Big, Scary Problem

Video: John Oliver Explains Why The Equifax Breach Is A Big, Scary Problemvideo

The news about the Equifax data breach has been somewhat consumed by absolutely everything in this country seemingly going completely haywire at once at all times simultaneously forever, but that doesn't mean it isn't a very...

Samantha Bee To Creepy Men: Women 'Don't Have To Put Up With This Sh*t'

Samantha Bee To Creepy Men: Women 'Don't Have To Put Up With This Sh*t'video

Samantha Bee wasted no time covering the ongoing Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment scandal last night on Full Frontal. She explained that the stories about Weinstein painted a clear picture of who he is—namely, a nightmare Hieronymus...

Video: Nuclear Anxiety & '90s Nostalgia Combine For A Great SNL Cut-For-Time Sketch

Video: Nuclear Anxiety & '90s Nostalgia Combine For A Great SNL Cut-For-Time Sketchvideo

Over the last couple seasons—especially as the show has relied more and more on guest star-heavy political sketches—Kyle Mooney/Beck Bennett sketches have been put on the backburner at Saturday Night Live. Which is really a shame,...

SNL Reportedly Dropped Harvey Weinstein Jokes Because 'Material Seemed To Fall Flat' During Dress Rehearsal

SNL Reportedly Dropped Harvey Weinstein Jokes Because 'Material Seemed To Fall Flat' During Dress Rehearsal

Getty Images Saturday Night Live usually does a good job of rewriting on the fly in the face of a rollercoaster of a news cycle, sometimes inserting timely and relevant jokes just before broadcast. But while...

Adorable NYC Bartender Is On A 'Jeopardy!' Hot Streak

Adorable NYC Bartender Is On A 'Jeopardy!' Hot Streak

NYC bartender and dude who likes to make faces at the camera, Austin Tyler Rogers, cruised to his eighth straight victory on Jeopardy! last night, bringing his cumulative winning total to $306,900. That is a lot...

Watch As A Delighted Larry David & Bernie Sanders Find Out They're Cousins

Watch As A Delighted Larry David & Bernie Sanders Find Out They're Cousinsvideo

Larry David spent a good amount of 2015 and 2016 portraying Bernie Sanders on Saturday Night Live in one of those inspired SNL casting decisions (like Tina Fey as Sarah Palin, Will Ferrell as George W....

Video: Stephen Colbert Deeply Disturbed By Trump 'Trumpsplaining' To Puerto Ricans

Video: Stephen Colbert Deeply Disturbed By Trump 'Trumpsplaining' To Puerto Ricansvideo

"Thirteen days after Hurricane Maria, yet another disaster struck Puerto Rico: Donald Trump visited the island," Stephen Colbert said to start his show last night. If Trump's behavior shocked CNN's Chris Cillizza, you can only imagine...

SNL's David S. Pumpkins Is Getting His Own Animated Halloween Special

SNL's David S. Pumpkins Is Getting His Own Animated Halloween Special

(NBC) "What is dead may never die" may be the credo of the Drowned God, but "what is viral may never die" is the life philosophy of network executives. To that end, everyone's favorite non-political sketch...

Watch Larry David Turn 'Late Night With Seth Meyers' Into A 'Curb' Sketch

Watch Larry David Turn 'Late Night With Seth Meyers' Into A 'Curb' Sketchvideo

With Curb Your Enthusiasm returning for a ninth season this weekend, Larry David showed up on Late Night with Seth Meyers last night to join the writer's room for a sketch that hilariously turned into an...

SNL Adds Heidi Gardner, Luke Null & Chris Redd As New Cast Members

SNL Adds Heidi Gardner, Luke Null & Chris Redd As New Cast Members

Redd (Getty Images), Gardner (Getty Images), and Null (iO Chicago) With Bobby Moynihan, Vanessa Bayer and Sasheer Zamata all having left the show, Saturday Night Live announced today that they have added three new cast members...

Kumail Nanjiani & Gal Gadot Will Host 'Saturday Night Live' In October

Kumail Nanjiani & Gal Gadot Will Host 'Saturday Night Live' In October

(Getty Images) We already knew that Ryan Gosling would host the season premiere of Saturday Night Live on September 30th (with musical guest Jay-Z), but the show has now announced the following two hosts and musical...

Interview: A Deep Dive Into 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' With Podcaster James Andrew Miller

Interview: A Deep Dive Into 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' With Podcaster James Andrew Miller

(James Andrew Miller; Larry David, HBO) Journalist and author James Andrew Miller has been responsible for some of the best oral histories of the last two decades, including exhaustive tomes on SNL (Live From New York,...

Bobby Moynihan Reveals The Origins Of SNL's David S. Pumpkins

Bobby Moynihan Reveals The Origins Of SNL's David S. Pumpkinsvideo

David S Pumpkins was a bonafide viral sensation last season on Saturday Night Live (it was also one of our favorite sketches of the year). The absurd sketch was so popular, Tom Hanks and the character...

Interview: 'Good Place' Creator Mike Schur On Crafting The Big Twists

Interview: 'Good Place' Creator Mike Schur On Crafting The Big Twists

(NBC) The Good Place was one of the best surprises on TV in 2016, and one of the best forking comedies of the entire year. Part of what makes it so special and unique is what...

'The Punisher' Is Really Into Guns, Blood & Metallica In First Trailer

'The Punisher' Is Really Into Guns, Blood & Metallica In First Trailervideo

(Netflix) After debuting in Daredevil season two, Jon Bernthal will step back into the role of Frank Castle once again for his own solo series, The Punisher—or as I like to refer to him, Mr. Raspy...

Hillary Clinton Critiqued Trump's 'Dangerous' UN Speech On Colbert

Hillary Clinton Critiqued Trump's 'Dangerous' UN Speech On Colbertvideo

Stephen Colbert welcomed Hillary Clinton as his first Late Show guest after hosting the Emmys and helping to normalize Sean Spicer on Sunday. During the interview, Colbert asked the former Secretary of State whether she got...

Interview: Walton Goggins Pushes Back At Critics & Talks Season 2 Of 'Vice Principals'

Interview: Walton Goggins Pushes Back At Critics & Talks Season 2 Of 'Vice Principals'

Fred Norris/HBO The first season of HBO's Vice Principals ended with a shocker that upon reflection felt inevitable: after spending a season watching Neal Gamby (McBride) and Lee Russell (Walton Goggins) terrorize their coworkers and rivals,...

How 'The Deuce' Turned Modern NYC Back Into The Grungy 1970s NYC

How 'The Deuce' Turned Modern NYC Back Into The Grungy 1970s NYC

HBO When we spoke to production designer Laurence Bennett a few months ago about his work on HBO's Bernie Madoff movie, The Wizard Of Lies, he mentioned that he had another big project coming up later...

Watch Jordan Klepper Troll Trump Supporters In First Clip From 'The Opposition'

Watch Jordan Klepper Troll Trump Supporters In First Clip From 'The Opposition'video

Earlier this year, we learned that Daily Show correspondent and legitimately tall person Jordan Klepper had won the spin-off lottery and would be taking over the 11:30 p.m. post-Daily Show slot (formerly home to Larry Wilmore)....

'The Deuce' Brings 1970s NYC To Life In The Best New Show Of The Fall

'The Deuce' Brings 1970s NYC To Life In The Best New Show Of The Fall

HBO It feels like only yesterday HBO was trotting out a big budget show set to explore the world of NYC in the gritty 1970s, with all the sex and drugs and naughty words that entails,...

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