Melissa McCarthy, Dave Chappelle snag Emmys for ‘SNL’ appearances

September 21, 2017

Sean Spicer’s tenure in the White House may have ended, but we’ll have Melissa McCarthy’s impressions of him forever. At Sunday’s Creative Arts Awards for the 2017 Emmys, McCarthy took home the statue for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for hosting Saturday Night Live Season 42. SEE ALSO: Surprise: Trump completely changed the way ‘Saturday Night Live’ is made Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series was also…


The #HashtagWar is over: Chris Hardwick’s ‘@midnight’ has logged off for good

Chris Hardwick at "Comedy Central's @midnight Live" in 2016.Image: Sean Mathis/Getty Images for SXSW “Best job I ever had.” #AtMidnightIn5Words was the prompt, and after a dozen or so quick-fire quips from regular guests like Colton Dunn (“One black at a time”) and Whitney Cummings (“One woman at a time”), show host Chris Hardwick reminded the audience in its series finale that Comedy Centrals @midnight transformed careers, late night, and…

August 6, 2017

We don’t know how to respond to ‘Game of Thrones’ showrunners’ next project

David Benioff and D. B. Weiss accept an Outstanding Drama Series for 'Game of Thrones' at the 2016 Emmy Awards.Image: Buckner/Variety/REX/Shutterstock What’s a logical followup to Game of Thrones? Loads of spinoffs, but series creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have more on their plate. The showrunners will write and executive produce Confederate, a series in which the slaveholding South won the Civil War and slavery still exists in the…

July 21, 2017

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 made a massive social impression, even on YouTube

Image: hbo Hey, have you heard of this show? It’s called Game of Thrones, and loads of people watch it, but what’s remarkable is that loads of people post, talk, tweet, and post YouTube videos about it. New data from YouTube shows the most popular Game of Thrones houses, characters, and online videos as we prepare for Season 7 to smash every record. SEE ALSO: Data shows ‘Game of Thrones’…

July 17, 2017