The news that the show had hired its first Chinese American cast member was quickly overshadowed by reports that another new hire had a history of racist remarks.
Leslie Jones’s departure comes just as the show enters a big election year, seemingly with few other cast shake-ups.
The comic’s Netflix show continues a chapter of work that whiffs less of irreverence than of irritation and unease.
Gene Stupnitsky’s new film, which follows three middle schoolers bumbling their way through a crazy night, balances raunchy humor with insight.
In his new stand-up special, the comedian celebrates progress—but denigrates the work that progress requires.
On her current tour, the star comedian is having a conspicuously great time making humorless subjects hilarious.
The send-off to Season 44 might end up functioning as a send-off to a particularly toothless era for Saturday Night Live.
Busy Philipps exited the late-night lineup right when it felt like she’d finally arrived.
The new Netflix series Tuca & Bertie is a delightfully frenzied addition to the range of shows depicting female desire.
One of the show’s most famous alumni hosted for the first time since departing in 1995, lending a pleasantly nostalgic air to an otherwise stagnant episode.
But rather than deepening its satire of the bizarre story, the show also went after the legal troubles of Julian Assange and Michael Avenatti.
Jason Sudeikis returned to satirize the likely presidential candidate as a “tactile politician” who’s simply out of touch with current norms.
The CW show, which is ending after four seasons, gave new life to a genre that was losing ground on the small screen.
“Well, this week made me feel insane.”
With her eccentric vocabulary and fashion sense, Moira Rose (played by Catherine O’Hara) deploys her words and her wardrobe as a kind of plumage.
The beloved Netflix sitcom understood loss as an inevitability. But the show’s cancellation after three seasons is still difficult for many viewers to accept.
A delightful “Weekend Update” appearance from John Mulaney and Pete Davidson gave a jolt of energy to an otherwise uninspired episode.
A year ago, the comic promised to reflect on his behavior after admitting to sexual misconduct. Now he’s making jokes about the inconvenience of empathy.
Matt Damon and Leslie Jones screaming at each other about the relative merits of Weezer was cleverer than it might sound.
Inspired by his one-man show, Latin History for Morons, the comedian recommends three books that challenge one-sided narratives of the past.