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.
Hit the replies to watch The Replacements make their first television appearance in twenty-five years, performing the classic track "Alex Chilton" on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. This also marks their return to NBC after being banned from Saturday Night Live following a hilariously drunken performance on the show in 1986.
In addition to Harmon returning as showrunner, Community vet Chris McKenna is also in talks to return as exec producer and Harmon's top lieutenant. And while the six seasons part of #SixSeasonsAndAMovie has come true, there’s nothing official — yet— about the feature film part. Industry insiders, however, say there have been discussions about how that might still happen, too. NBCUniversal-owned Universal Televison, meanwhile, blessed Sony's talks with Yahoo and will remain as a co-producer on the show (though Sony, as it always has, will remain lead studio in day-to-day production of the show.)
Directed by Hervé Martin Delpierre and co-written by co-written by Marina Rozenman, the documentary will chronicles the rise and artistic world of the two award-winning DJ’s, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, who formed Daft Punk in the 90′s and became the leading figures of the French Touch scene.
Somehow the Grammys had yet to allow songs featuring sampling (primarily hip hop) or interpolation to be considered for every category, including majors like Song of the Year. That changed today, with the Recording Academy announcing a number of rule and name changes that included making songs that sample valid contenders for every category.