"Drunk History" host and co-creator Derek Waters (Photo: Comedy Central)

Comedy Central Goes Under the Influence with ‘Drunk History’

TV is making history…drunk history that is. What started as a Funny or Die skit has become a full-fledged television series with tonight’s premiere of “Drunk History” at 10/9c on Comedy Central. Hosted by co-creator Derek Waters, “Drunk History” offers a tipsy take on history, complete with inebriated narrators and famous actors playing intoxicated versions […]

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Jack Black, Conan to Salute Will Ferrell in DC

BY: BRETT ZONGKER WASHINGTON – Jack Black, Conan O’Brien and Larry King will honor Will Ferrell with the nation’s top humor prize, along with Maya Rudolph and Molly Shannon from his “Saturday Night Live” days. On Wednesday, the Kennedy Center in Washington announced a lineup of star comedians who will perform in Ferrell’s honor for […]

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Jack Black to Host Kids’ Choice Awards in April

LOS ANGELES – Jack Black is hosting Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards for the third time. In an announcement Friday, Nickelodeon said Black’s unpredictability and comic timing bring excitement to the ceremony. The Kids’ Choice Awards will air live from Los Angeles on April 2 on Nickelodeon. Nominees in the categories of music, TV, movies and […]

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At MTV Award Shows, Party Matters More than Prizes

By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES Katy Perry dripping with green slime. Jack Black, in his underpants, shooting fireworks from his crotch. Sacha Baron Cohen‘s alter-ego, Bruno, landing his bare backside on Eminem‘s face. These sure aren’t Oscar moments. MTV Networks – which include Nickelodeon, Spike, Comedy Central and VH1 – specialize in […]

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Jack Black Enrolls in ‘Community’

Jack Black will appear in yet another Thursday night NBC hit – and hilarity is sure to ensue. Black will guest star on a special episode of the Joel McHale-Chevy Chase sitcom ‘Community,’ to air in January, Zap2it reports. But that’s not all. An as-yet-unannounced “box office hit” film star will make a cameo alongside […]

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New on DVD: Year One, Dance Flick

Arriving on DVD today are a pair of wacky comedies, and it all depends on what kind of wacky you’re in the mood for. There’s the interesting take on the history of humanity with Jack Black and Michael Cera as goofy nomadic tribesmen in Year One, and then there’s the new Wayans take on cinematic […]

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Opening Wide: The Proposal, Year One

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/The-Proposal-%28Disney%29/147176/1158101839/The-Proposal%3A-Why-Are-You-Naked/embed 420 355] The Proposal Buy tickets at Fandango! Sandra Bullock is a shrew of a boss at a publishing company, and when she’s threatened with deportation back to Canada, she blackmails her long-suffering assistant Ryan Reynolds into marrying her. But the ensuing adventure to meet his family in Alaska takes things in a […]

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