While the world waited for the announcement of a new Pope, one Irish priest's name was bandied about as a possible candidate — on Facebook, of course. No, it wasn't Ted. Instead, hopes of Father Dougal McGuire getting the appointment were dashed once the white smoke rose out of the Vatican. But it did remind us that Father Ted is an absolutely hilarious comedy that stands up to many, many repeated viewings.
Christopher Guest brings his unique brand of quirky and improvisational comedy to HBO with this new series starring Chris O'Dowd, (Girls). He's 30-year-old Tom Chadwick, recently single, unemployed, and adrift until he inherits a mysterious box from an unknown aunt, which then leads to an adventure in family discovery.
Now that Jimmy Fallon has been named the official heir apparent to Jay Leno when Leno retires from The Tonight Show, it's a good chance to get familiar with Fallon's brand of late night comedy, before he makes the move from Late Night to just plain Tonight.