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A Great Comedy Resource: the ‘Conan’ Writers’ Transitions List

If the Workaholics writers' board of terrible joke clichés is a solid resource for what phrases not to use as a writer or comedian, then the below so-called "transitions list" that Conan writer Laurie Kilmartin shared on Twitter earlier this [...]

By Megh Wright

Colin Jost and Michael Che Promoted to Co-Head Writers at ‘SNL’

Saturday Night Live has made some changes to its writing staff. According to Variety, Weekend Update co-anchors Colin Jost and Michael Che have been named co-head writers at the show, joining Kent Sublette and Bryan Tucker. (Jost previously [...]

By Megh Wright

Co-Head Writers Sarah Schneider and Chris Kelly Have Left ‘SNL’ 

Saturday Night Live added three new cast members and seven new writers for season 43, but one of the biggest changes at the show wasn’t revealed until shortly before Saturday’s season premiere aired. According to Deadline, Sarah Schneider and [...]

By Megh Wright

‘Tonight Show’ Head Writer A.D. Miles Is Leaving the Show

One of Jimmy Fallon's longtime collaborators at Late Night and The Tonight Show is moving on. Last night, Vulture broke the news that Tonight Show head writer A.D. Miles, who has been working on Fallon's late night shows since 2009, will "leave [...]

By Megh Wright

How Many of These Joke Clichés Are You Guilty of Using?

Workaholics will air its seventh and final season on Comedy Central next year, and while the writing staff has contributed plenty of great lines to the show over the years, they've also been compiling all of the worst lines you can possibly use [...]

By Megh Wright

Here’s the Writing Staff of ‘Saturday Night Live’ Season 42

SNL's season 42 premiere aired over the weekend, and in addition to the eight new writers hired to the staff, the closing credits revealed a few more changes this year. Bryan Tucker will remain a head writer this season alongside the recently [...]

By Megh Wright

‘SNL’ Hires Seven New Writers for Season 42

Saturday Night Live has already fired three cast members, hired three featured players, and promoted two new co-head writers, and today we can report another big behind-the-scenes change: a bunch of brand new writers. NBC has confirmed with us [...]

By Megh Wright

‘SNL’ Promotes Sarah Schneider and Chris Kelly to Co-Head Writers

The departures of Jay Pharoah, Taran Killam, and Jon Rudnitsky aren't the only changes coming to Saturday Night Live next season -- there are big changes in store on the writing staff as well. NBC has confirmed with us that going into their [...]

By Megh Wright

Here’s the Writing Staff of ‘Full Frontal with Samantha Bee’

At long last, The Daily Show's longest-serving correspondent Samantha Bee heads to TBS next month for the premiere of her own late night show Full Frontal, and today the show officially confirmed the full writing staff with us. Here's the full [...]

By Megh Wright