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Ronny Chieng Brings Comedy to Kimmel

Ronny Chieng Brings  Comedy to Kimmel

By Anubhuti Kumar, Highlighter Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

"The Daily Show" correspondent Ronny Chieng came to NYU Kimmel Center last Friday for some spooky comedy.

Tapping in on TV Tapings

Tapping in on TV Tapings

By Pamela Jew, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Features

Late nights and lines are the name of the game when it comes to television tapings. Here are some tips and experiences from NYU students.

‘Daily Show’ executive producer Steve Bodow talks Emmy nomination

‘Daily Show’ executive producer Steve Bodow talks Emmy nomination

September 19, 2013


Filed under Arts

Steve Bodow didn’t set out to become a comedy writer. But that’s exactly what the NYU alumnus does. Bodow, who graduated from NYU in 1995, is one of the executive producers of “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” — a job that requires working closely with Stewart to produce his vision for the s...

Comedy mastermind David Javerbaum talks Emmy nomination

Comedy mastermind David Javerbaum talks Emmy nomination

September 18, 2013


Filed under Arts

Having just won his 13th Emmy award at the Creative Emmy Awards on Sunday, one might think that writer and former Tisch graduate student David Javerbaum would be over the whole awards show routine. To a degree, he is, but not because he’s ungrateful or jaded. “It’s always an honor. It...

Right-wing easy targets for late-night TV

Right-wing easy targets for late-night TV

October 1, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

At a time when the spotlight on the presidential candidates is brighter than ever, there is a large audience who get their leading source of news in the form of entertainment. Shows like “The Daily Show” and “Saturday Night Live” are some of the late-night comedy programs that have been named...