Colbert Report: Best Videos of the First 1,000...
The Colbert Report marks its 1,000th episode this week, and Third Beat is celebrating in Colbert-esque big-thinkin’ style by recapping 100 of the show’s best clips of the past 6 1/2 years. We’re looking at the most important and most ridiculous, with and without a point — because nobody says satire always has to have an impact. Say goodbye to your productivity, America. THIS is a...
Skype Saves Sklar Show →
Turns out, the American to Canadian exchange rate on Sklars is 50%. The Sklar Brothers were scheduled to play Toronto’s Comedy Bar on Saturday night, but the audience for the early show received some bad news from Jason at the top of the evening: Randy was stuck in Minneapolis due to “passport problems”. First question: Is this a joke? Nope. Second question: how does one half of a comedy duo...
Colbert Addresses Absence Upon Return to Report
Stephen Colbert returned to the set of the Colbert Report Monday after two abruptly-cancelled tapings last week, addressing his real-life family emergency at the top of the show. Original Article
Colbert Report suspends production
The Colbert Report has suspended production for at least two nights, for as of yet unknown reasons. Original Article
Jim Gaffigan to follow the Louis C.K. model
Back in December, entertainment journalists were all aflutter over what the success of Louis C.K.’s low-price, internet-only standup special means for the industry. Extinction of DVDs? Death of torrents? Nothing apocalyptic has resulted as of yet, unless you count Jim Gaffigan’s announcement today that he’ll be following in C.K.’s footsteps and releasing his next special...
Interview: Chris Hardwick’s Special Plan →
Chris Hardwick is a man being pulled in all directions. L.A. to New York. Jimmy Fallon appearance. New York to Toronto. Four shows at Comedy Bar. Toronto to L.A. Host Talking Dead episode. L.A. to New York. One show at Gotham. Film hour-long Comedy Central special. New York to L.A. That’s the 10-day plan that Hardwick is currently in the middle of – more specifically, those four shows at...