There is a sketch comedy crisis in television, but it has little to do with "Saturday Night Live."
Shows rely upon thesps schooled in improv and sketch comedy.
The venerable NBC late-night skein is on summer hiatus, but the lack of fresh material on air isn't keeping SNL-watchers from prognosticating the show's direction come the autumn.
Like a lot of female comics, Amy Schumer seeks to distinguish herself in part by proving she can be just as filthy as the boys, and other than genitalia, there's not much to differentiate “Inside Amy…
'Spoils of Babylon' and 'Birthday Boys' headed for cabler later this year.
An appalling misfire that tries and fails to evoke the anything-goes spirit of such '70s sketch-comedy concoctions as "The Groove Tube" and "Kentucky Fried Movie."
It's a tiresome affair, primarily consisting of stale reality TV and commercial spoofs. Mostly, it feels like a show aimed at people who already watch way too much TV.
There's irony in the fact that while black-and-white aficionado Woody Allen imagined the lost generation in "Midnight in Paris" with painterly color, French director Michel Hazanavicius traveled to…
By blending the physical humor of pratfalls and slapstick with witty one-liners, bizarre characters and the occasional pun, Josh Fadem's act is as much Charlie Chaplin and the Three Stooges as it is…
A shipyard city reps a compelling port of call for the full range of human experience in this sprawling meller.