Leslie Mann joins “Vacation” sequel as Audrey Griswold

Leslie Mann joins “Vacation” sequel as Audrey Griswold

Leslie MannThe long-rumored reboot/sequel of National Lampoon’s Vacation series has found its Audrey, and it’s Leslie Mann. Mann. Whether planned or not, the series will keep its running gag of a new actor/actress portraying the sibling Griswold children in every movie. Mann joins Dana Barron, Dana Hill, Marisol Nichols, and Juliette Lewis as actresses portraying the character.

As previously mentionedthe…

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This Week on TV: Premieres and pickles

This Week on TV: Premieres and pickles

This is one of our favorite times of year. Mainly because during the next few weeks all the new TV shows will make their premieres. Returning favs and new ones we get to pick apart (we’ll be launching our Fall TV Comedy Guide shortly). But in the meantime, revel in the fact that lots of great people are hanging out in late night…

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"Saturday Night Live" hires comedian Pete Davidson as its newest featured player

“Saturday Night Live” hires comedian Pete Davidson as its newest featured player

Pete DavidsonHere’s some awesome news to get your Monday morning going. We’ve heard from a few different sources that comedian Pete Davidson is the newest featured member of Saturday Night Livewhen season 40 begins in a few weeks. The 20-year-old comedian will not be the youngest comedic voice to join the show (that goes to a 17 year old Anthony Michael Hall) but he is absolutely one of the most promising.…

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This Week in Comedy: We embraced “Saturday Night Live” and its plans

This Week in Comedy: We embraced “Saturday Night Live” and its plans

Michael Che

Although Joan Rivers passed away last week, this week the comedy world continued to pay tribute to her, and rightfully so. Nearly as frequently, we learned of new developments for Saturday Night Live‘s upcoming 40th season.

- Mel Brooks stopped by Conan to discuss a classic prank and, more importantly, reflect on his experiences with Joan Rivers. Howard Stern also talked about his eulogy at…

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Cecily Strong on leaving SNL’s “Update” desk, “No point being angry or sad for me”

Cecily Strong on leaving SNL’s “Update” desk, “No point being angry or sad for me”

Cecily StrongAbout 24 hours ago Saturday Night Live head honcho Lorne Michaels announced comedian and former SNL writer Michael Che was returning to the show and replacing Cecily Strong as co-anchor at the Weekend Update desk for season 40.

While the overall vibe was happiness for Che, many seemed bummed that the much-loved Strong wouldn’t be at the desk every week with Che. Strong is still with the show but…

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A conversation with Natasha Leggero

A conversation with Natasha Leggero

natashaleggero sideNatasha Leggero exudes elegance, clearly. The comedian and actor will be bringing glamor and more to Comedy Central soon with her new series, Another Period, she created with Garfunkel and Oates’ Riki Lindhome. We had the opportunity to chat with Leggero before she departs for Las Vegas to headline Lipshtick at the Venetian. Check it out. (more…)

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