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Key & Peele’s classic “best friend” sketch gets soaring musical accompaniment

A huge part of the comic appeal of Key & Peele’s “best friend” sketch, in which a stereotypically terse male hangout is interrupted by one guy singing an ode of magisterial fealty to his pal, is the sincerity in Jordan Peele’s performance, the practiced earnestness of his singing and the way woodwinds and treacly…

On The Late Show, Keegan-Michael Key turns Luther loose in the age of Trump

Keegan-Michael Key was the big guest on Tuesday’s Late Show With Stephen Colbert, and why wouldn’t he be? Apart from being the taller, balder half of one of the best sketch shows ever, Key is—like his comedy life partner Jordan Peele—killing it at essentially everything he does these days. There to promote his new…

Watch Key and Peele do an interview while eating increasingly hot wings

Proving there’s truly a place for everything on the internet, it turns out there’s a YouTube show on which celebrities answer interview questions while eating increasingly spicy hot wings. Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele are the latest performers to visit First We Feast’s Hot Ones show, where they’re on hand to…

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Instead of a true reboot, The Muppets “make a few tweaks to our show that make us happy”

At first, the brief opening theme to ABC’s The Muppets appears to be exactly the same as when we last checked in on Jim Henson’s creations: Kermit walks to craft services for some coffee, only to see his coworkers swarm the table and pick over the refreshments in hyper-speed until there’s nothing left. Right as he’s…

Best TV of 2015: The ballots

The A.V. Club’s list of 2015’s best TV programming came together with the input of more than 30 staff members and contributors, who singled out 105 different shows, miniseries, specials, and telefilms as the year’s best. (A few quick words on the voting process: Participating writers were asked to make a top 15 list,…