Stephen Colbert: Leaving ‘The Colbert Report’ to replace Letterman

Stephen Colbert

All right. So. Who's ready for another round of good news / bad news? Let's get started! Bad news: The Colbert Report is coming to a close at the end of the year after nine years on the air. The good news: It's so that Stephen Colbert and all of his crew can take over for David Letterman (who recently announced his retirement) on CBS' Late Show! YAY! Via HuffPo ... Colbert has commented on the new gig in usual form, saying in a statement: "I'm MORE

James Franco to be roasted by Comedy Central

James Franco

Because James Franco is an ARTIST, James Franco is going to be the subject of a Comedy Central roast starring James Franco. James Franco seems like a pretty big grab, especially when you consider these roasts are usually reserved for celebs who've exhausted their fame, but James Franco is a renaissance man, and James Franco will do whatever James Franco wants for the sake of art. Honestly, I appreciate what James Franco does, I really do. It's MORE

Seth MacFarlane to voice Fry’s dog Seymour on ‘Futurama’

Seymour / Futurama

Bad news, everyone: Comedy Central has cancelled Futurama (AGAIN) despite some pretty great critical acclaim and a devoted viewership. Just yesterday, they kicked off the season with a pair of incredibly strong episodes, and by the looks of things, they're carrying that momentum through to the end. Case in point, this season will feature a trip through Fry's dreams that will include Fry's dog, Seymour, as voiced by Seth MacFarlane. Now that you MORE

No More Streaming: Daily Show / Colbert Report

Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart

Yesterday, we saw some of the aftermath from the clusterfuck that was DirecTV dropping all of Viacom's channels, thus incurring the wrath of RuPaul. What you probably didn't know is that not only does this mean you won't be seeing any more of The Daily Show or The Colbert Report on Comedy Central, but that you won't be able to stream the shows for a while as an added "F U" to DirecTV. Sorry, socially conscious twenty-somethings: looks like you're MORE

Amy Schumer, Anthony Jeselnik and Ben Hoffman all got shows!

Amy Schumer, Anthony Jeselnik and Ben Hoffman

Apparently, making jokes about how many STDs Charlie Sheen has does wonders for your career (unless you're a blogger, in which case you get nothing. Curse you, gods of fortune!) as both Amy Schumer and Anthony Jeselnik are getting shows on Comedy Central, along with Ben Hoffman. Via EW: See, pitching in on those awkward Comedy Central celebrity roasts does help your career. Comedians Amy Schumer, Anthony Jeselnik and Ben Hoffman have all MORE

Futurama’s live action opening sequence!

Futurama

Since tonight is the blessed return of Futurama, the single smartest cartoon ever, Comedy Central decided to commission a bunch of artists to put together a handmade papercraft live action version of the opening sequence, and it's like the coolest thing ever. Although to be fair, when your staff creates an incredibly complex mathematical formula for the sake of resolving an episode, I guess gluing together cardboard in an intricate display of art MORE

Charlie Sheen got roasted!

Charlie Sheen

Despite the fact that the Charlie Sheen bandwagon has more or less broken down, spontaneously combusted, had its fire pissed out, and was sold to a scrap metal factory for two buttons and some lint, Comedy Central figured that now was the opportune time to host a roast of Charlie, I'm guessing so that we can all finally hear the five jokes that haven't been run into the ground about a violent, abusive, drug-addicted nutjob. Below, a few of said MORE

Brooke Mueller does not understand comedy!

Brooke Mueller and Charlie Sheen

Just days after the final, remaining joke about Charlie Sheen had been made, Comedy Central decided to roast him which is sort of like jumping on the bandwagon after the band has already died from drug overdoses and auto-erotic asphyxiation. Anyway, Brooke Mueller has decided to get in on this by declaring that they can make fun of everyone but her, because as we all know, that's how comedy works. Sources close to Mueller tell TMZ ... she MORE