Stephen Colbert's tenure as the host of The Late Show is only two episodes old, and last night Kendrick Lamar stopped by to perform a four song medley of To Pimp A Butterfly tracks. You can watch the clip of "Wesley's Theory," "Momma," "King Kunta," and "u"here. The performance is a sequel of sorts to Kendrick's appearance as the last-ever musical guest on The Colbert Report last year.
Marvel & Netflix have announced that the new comic book show Jessica Jones (which often films in my neighborhood, fun fact) will premiere in full on November 20th. Check out a teaser-ish video in the replies.
The 2015 MTV VMA's air tonight at 9 EST (aka in less than ten minutes), and this thread will be open for the duration of the show for all of your Good Jokes and Comments. Kanye will be presented with a Video Vanguard Award and will close out the show. Other performers include The Weeknd, Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber, A$AP Rocky & Twenty One Pilots and more. See you in the replies.
According to The New York Times, the show's nonprofit parent group Sesame Workshop has struck a deal with HBO to host its next five seasons starting this fall. The new deal will allow the workshop to product 35 episodes a year, almost twice as many as it currently makes. It also accommodates two upcoming spinoff series, one of which is an original educational property ostensibly separate from the world of the Muppets.
It’s called Dragon Ball Super. And it’s the first new, original Dragon Ball television anime in nearly two decades. [...] The series will take place after Goku defeats Majin Buu, and the world has become a peaceful place again.
Trevor Noah will be taking over for Jon Stewart on The Daily Show.
The network’s selection of Mr. Noah comes less than two months after Mr. Stewart, 52, revealed on Feb. 10 that he was leaving “The Daily Show” after a highly successful 16-year run that transformed the show into authoritative, satirical comedy on current events. (An exact timetable for Mr. Stewart’s departure has not been decided, Comedy Central said.)
One of the site's favorite television programs, Parks and Recreation, concludes its six-season long run with an hour finale tonight on NBC. Feel free to share your favorite moments, scenes, episodes, and characters from the series in the replies.
Ending one of the most venerable and trusted careers in making a complete mockery of the news, Jon Stewart has announced that he is stepping down as host of The Daily Show. According to sources who were there (some of whom are already passing word along on social media), Stewart let the news slip at the taping of today’s episode, telling those in the audience that he’s retiring.
The Grammys air tonight on CBS at 8/7 CT and this thread will be open during the duration of the show to talk about/make sarcastic comments about the awards show. The entire thing is also streaming online. And, if the Grammys aren't for you, I recommend at least reading throughBob Dylan's speech.
These songs didn't come out of thin air. I didn't just make them up out of whole cloth. Contrary to what Lou Levy said, there was a precedent. It all came out of traditional music: traditional folk music, traditional rock 'n' roll and traditional big-band swing orchestra music. I learned lyrics and how to write them from listening to folk songs. And I played them, and I met other people that...
On February 15th, "Saturday Night Live" will be putting on a 40th anniversary special. Kanye West, Paul McCartney, Justin Timberlake, Paul Simon, and Taylor Swift are all set to be there and Bill Murray, Eddie Murphy, Will Ferrell, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Jimmy Fallon, Adam Sandler, Steve Martin, Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg, Fred Armisen, Maya Rudolph, and Chevy Chase are set to appear in some way.