John Krasinski wants some good news amid the seemingly endless barrage of bad news about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. And nothing brightens people’s days more than a mini The Office reunion. Krasinski is giving the people what they want with his new online show Some Good News, a charming homemade YouTube series in which Krasinski delivers heartwarming news stories and brings on special guests. And he brings a doozy of a special guest for his very first show: his former The Office co-star Steve Carell.
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The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are just one of the many major events being delayed in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak across the world. Since gathering hundreds of thousands of people together for athletic events isn’t wise during a time of widespread illness, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were pushed to an undetermined time. But now the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has set new dates for late summer in 2021, giving everyone “the maximum time to deal with the constantly changing landscape and the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.” Read More »
Steve Carell was one of the biggest reasons for the success of The Office on NBC, thanks to his portrayal of the extremely inappropriate but loveable idiot Michael Scott, manager of his branch of the Dunder-Mifflin paper company. That’s why his departure in the seventh season of the series really took a toll on the show’s quality, and it never really recovered until near the end of the final season. It was thought Steve Carell was ready to move on to bigger things, but what if we told you he didn’t want to leave the show at all? Read More »
Late night television shows were among the first productions to shut down once the spread of coronavirus became more threatening this month. That’s mostly because the shows are shot with a live television audience. Initially, some of the shows attempted to stick it out by shooting episodes without a crowd, but eventually entire productions had to be shut down out of an abundance of caution. However, fans will now have some of their late night fixes back in action, albeit with some social distancing changes.
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah will be returning to Comedy Central this week after delivering a couple digital editions of the program under the new moniker The Daily Social Distancing Show with Trevor Noah. Furthermore, Late Night with Seth Meyers will be making a bit of a comeback by doing digital editions of the show’s signature “A Closer Look” segment from the comedian’s home. They join Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel and Conan O’Brien, who have been keeping their shows alive with snippets of new segments uploaded to YouTube in the days since their shows were shut down. Find out more below. Read More »
While many streaming services have been spending exorbitant amounts of money to pick up the exclusive streaming rights to a variety of popular shows like Friends and South Park, sometimes they don’t mind sharing the rights to certain shows. For example, the next few years will see Netflix and Hulu sharing the domestic streaming rights to the comedy series Community. Read More »
Back at the beginning of March, which feels like years ago, actress America Ferrera announced she was leaving the NBC comedy series Superstore after five seasons. However, it sounds like the planned departure of her character Amy might have to wait until later. That’s because, like all of the shows shooting on the Universal Studios backlot, production on Superstore has been suspended due to coronavirus concerns, meaning the season finale never got a chance to shoot. Read More »
Saturday Night Live is currently between episodes after having John Mulaney and Daniel Craig host back-to-back episodes on February 29 and March 7 respectively. But the late night comedy sketch series will be taking an even longer break amidst all the coronavirus cancellations and delays in Hollywood.
John Krasinski was slated to host the March 28 episode of SNL in support of his new movie A Quiet Place II, which had already been delayed due to coronavirus concerns. But now that nearly every show and movie that was in production is shutting down for at least two weeks, probably longer, the show has been canceled, and SNL will be on hiatus until further notice. Read More »
Daniel Craig is a serious actor. Rarely have we seen the James Bond franchise star tackle anything comedic, and the last time he got this goofy was the first time he hosted Saturday Night Live was back in the fall of 2012. Thankfully, even in the face of the delay of No Time to Die and the spread of coronavirus around the globe, when Daniel Craig hosted SNL again this weekend, he was ready to cut loose by being truly hysterical.
Below, we run through the best and worst sketches in the new SNL hosted by Daniel Craig, which include him revealing a No Time to Die sneak peek clip, testing out some alternate Knives Out accents, and playing a deep cut movie quote game. Seriously, some of the things that spilled out of Craig’s mouth from these sketches and more were made exponentially more funny by the simple fact that it was Craig who said them. Watch and enjoy! Read More »
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Superstore‘s favorite employee is clocking out for the last time. Star and executive producer America Ferrera is leaving Superstore at the end of the NBC comedy’s currently airing fifth season. The series has already been renewed through 2021 will continue on without their most valuable employee.
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This weekend, John Mulaney became the first person to host a Leap Day episode of Saturday Night Live. But that wasn’t the only noteworthy moment to come out of this outstanding episode of the late night sketch series. This is the third year in a row that Mulaney has hosted SNL, and I hope this becomes a tradition that Lorne Michaels continues to honor. Speaking of traditions, this episode features yet another musical sketch inspired by New York, this time by airport sushi, and it’s just one of plenty of hilarious highlights.
Let’s run through the best and worst sketches from the John Mulaney hosted Saturday Night Live. Read More »