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‘Daily Show’ Correspondent Jordan Klepper Taking Over ‘Nightly’ Slot

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 4, 2017 @ 10:51 AM
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Revered though it was, Larry Wilmore’s Nightly Show never quite reached the heights of its former Daily Show-Colbert pairing. We’ll see if the next attempt does any better, as Daily Show correspondent Jordan Klepper will soon lead his own 11:30 P.M. show, starting as early as this fall.

Abbi and Ilana Out-Fool Each Other in New ‘Broad City’ Short

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 2, 2017 @ 12:07 PM
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Last we saw Broad City’s Abbi and Ilana, the two were preparing for catastrophe on Inauguration Day. That said, the real apocalypse may finally have come, as the two are on the verge of a “friend break” in a new April Fools’ short from Hack Into Broad City.

Dave Chappelle Explains How ‘Key and Peele’ Success ‘Hurts My Feelings’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 21, 2017 @ 2:32 PM
Netflix / Comedy Central
Chappelle’s Show has been off the air long enough that you might overlook a connection to Key & Peele, though Dave Chappelle certainly popularized the format of comedians having carte blanche over a sketch show. Now, with Chappelle back in the spotlight for his Netflix special, the comedian reveals how Key & Peele “hurts my feelings,” even as he counts himself a fan.

There All Is Aching for Forrest’s Final Days in ‘Review’ Season 3 Trailer

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 7, 2017 @ 8:11 PM
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The eternal question of Comedy Central’s Review asks why Forrest MacNeil won’t end his suffering, and Season 3 may finally give us that answer. Recount the horrors he’s already been subjected to, and see Forrest prepare for the end with a first and final trailer for Review Season 3.

‘Broad City’ Season 4 Side-Eyes Steve Buscemi as First Guest Star

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 21, 2017 @ 9:52 PM
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Broad City has never lacked for guest stars each year, and now that Season 4 production has finally gotten underway, our first is a real eyeful. Yes, Steve Buscemi is off the Boardwalk and out on the town for Broad City, as revealed in a new Season 4 production photo.

Comedy Central’s ‘Review’ Gets a Million Stars With March Final Premiere

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 16, 2017 @ 10:47 PM
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We’ve waited since at least 2015 for word of Comedy Central’s Review to finally end Forrest MacNeil’s suffering, and at long last, Season 3 is ready to deliver. The critical favorite has at least five stars in mind for its March return, with no telling what horrors Forrest will face this time.

‘Broad City’ Season 4 Elegantly Starts Production in New Photo

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 7, 2017 @ 2:29 PM
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The Kweens of Comedy Central’s Broad City offered a note of comfort on Inauguration Day with a new “Hack Into” sketch, but what of Season 4's late premiere? We’re one step closer, as Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer confirm the first day of production in a new photo.

‘South Park’ Bosses Talk ‘Difficult’ Series Future: ‘Satire’s Become Reality’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 2, 2017 @ 11:05 AM
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Whether or not the South Park brand of satire had lost any steam in Season 20, the most recent run of episodes hit a (figurative) wall when the 2016 Election swung against the result they’d written for. Creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker have a few months to re-energize, but now hint they’ll skew less topical in Season 21, saying “what was actually happening was way funnier than anything we could come up with.”

‘The Daily Show’ Realizes Trump Is Somehow Also Heath Ledger’s Joker

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 27, 2017 @ 9:27 AM
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There’s a certain theatrical nihilism to Donald Trump that lends itself well to Batman’s greatest nemesis, as we’ve seen Mark Hamill repeatedly demonstrate with his Joker-ized take on Trump tweets. As it turns out, the parallel works eerily well with other Jokers, as The Daily Show discovers with horrifying precision.