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Conan O'Brien Fails to Learn How to Audition for TV Commercials It's harder than it looks

America's gangliest talk-show host takes on TV-commercial auditions in this skit. With the help of Killian's Workshop, Conan O'Brien—not always the most comfortable commercial endorser—reads some copy about shrimp that…

December 10, 2013, 3:31 PM EST

SpongeBob Is Coming to a USPS Mailbox Near You in Nickelodeon's Holiday Push Very square pants, postcards and more

All right, it's been done before, but not for a while: Nickelodeon is partnering with the ever-embattled U.S. Postal Service to promote its long-running children's series SpongeBob SquarePants, in which…

December 9, 2013, 10:47 AM EST

DiGiorno Pizza Live-Tweeted The Sound of Music, and It Was Very Tasty Brand's commentary comes fully baked

On Thursday night, as millions tuned in to see Carrie Underwood ambitiously take on the role of Maria von Trapp, croon about the hills being alive, and make children's clothing…

December 6, 2013, 8:12 AM EST

Adult Swim Crashes a Spaceship in NYC for New Show Rick and Morty Fliers and Craigslist ad say it's for sale

If you were wandering aimlessly around Manhattan last week, you probably saw lampposts with a flier showing a cheap, grainy-looking photo of a spaceship and "take one" pull tabs at…

December 2, 2013, 12:48 PM EST

Duck Dynasty Stars Teach You How Not to Blow Up Your House With a Turkey State Farm back for more safe frying

Thinking of frying a turkey this holiday season? Hang on a minute, and listen to what Si and Jase have to say. State Farm has partnered with the popular stars from…

November 22, 2013, 8:01 AM EST

SNL Helps Obama Through Presidential Depression With Paxil Second Term Strength Three more years of meds

Most presidents go through a second-term depression, but Obama's has been particularly dismal. To help out, Saturday Night Live has introduced Paxil Second Term Strength, a depression medication for the…

November 19, 2013, 11:17 AM EST

The Wrong Mans Is Easily the Best New Digital Show of the Season Actually, we're just going to go with best new comedy overall

Oh, good, the adults have arrived. Amid the stew of castoff cable properties and vanity projects, a few new shows in the digital world are distinguishing themselves as clever, original, and…

November 15, 2013, 12:43 PM EST

Strange Ads Promote an Author Who Isn't Real and a Book That Doesn't Exist Who is Eric Jonrosh?

IFC's upcoming The Spoils of Bablyon, a comedy miniseries that spoofs serious miniseries, is based on a book that seems to be sold out in Hudson News stores around the…

November 15, 2013, 8:21 AM EST

Wait Until You Hear How Much Work Went Into SNL's Wes Anderson Parody Literally was finished seconds before airing

If you thought SNL's spot-on Halloween parody of Wes Anderson was amazing, wait until you hear everything that went on behind the scenes. In an incredibly detailed deconstruction, SNL director of…

November 7, 2013, 10:57 AM EST

Wanted, Dead and Alive: Promo for Sundance's The Returned Gives You Options Terrifying death or terrifying life?

Sundance's new Euro drama, The Returned, starts its disturbing run on the AMC Networks cabler Thursday at 9 p.m. And to celebrate its creepy premise—the undead try to return to…

October 29, 2013, 3:11 PM EDT

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