Articles for Flight of the Conchords Season 2

Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie are back for a second season of their special brand of musical sitcom.  After months and months of waiting, Flight of the Conchords returns with “A Good Opportunity,” which picks up directly where the last season left off.Last time we saw the New Zealand folk duo, they were left in a troublesome position – grooving to an angry dance after losing their band manager Murray (Rhys Darby) and one and only fan Mel (Kristen Schaal) to rival band the Crazy Dogggz.  Naturally, something had to be done to restore order to the band. Read more »
Last week, Flight of the Conchords returned for its sophomore season which saw Murray getting fired by Bret (Bret McKenzie) and Jemaine (Jemaine Clement) for spending all of his time managing the Crazy Dogggz.  The New Zealand folk duo, on the other hand, was hired to make an advertisement for women‘s toothpaste but their success was short-lived as it was discovered that they are illegal immigrants in America.  Moreover, Murray‘s (Rhys Darby) fortune was reversed after learning that the Crazy Dogggz‘s big hit is a rip-off of a 1990s Polish song.Tonight, Flight of the Conchords returns to our small screens once again with an all-new episode. This time, it‘s called “New Cup,” and it centers on what happens after Bret buys a new tea cup. Apparently, Bret and Jemaine‘s fortunes unravel.  And with the emergency band funds unavailable, Jemaine goes to desperate measures to increase his income. Read more »
After Jemaine‘s Australian girlfriend practically ruined his life last week on Flight of the Conchords, Bret (Bret McKenzie) and Jemaine (Jemaine Clement) continue their love misadventures in the episode “Love is a Weapon of Choice.” Read more »
The Emmy nominations were announced this morning, and there were sometruly out-of-the-box nominees.  Sarah Silverman for Lead Actress in aComedy for her Comedy Central show?  Flight of the Conchords for ComedySeries and Jemaine Clement for Lead Actor?  Simon Baker from TheMentalist?  And Family Guy for Outstanding Comedy Series?  Yeah, thesearen‘t your daddy‘s Emmys.Complete List of Nominees >>Emmy Fun Facts>> Read more »
The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards are this Sunday at 8pm on CBS.  Hostedby Neil Patrick Harris, it looks like two shows will have astranglehold on the night: Mad Men for Drama and 30 Rock for Comedy, both coming in with an overwhelming lead in total nominations.But will they really prevail.  Check out the nominees for the majorEmmy Drama categories below and who I think will win, then make yourown picks and watch along with me Sunday night.Read More: Drama Category Predictions>> Read more »
Jason Segel is a very busy man. Besides his current TV series How I Met Your Mother, in which he plays Marshall Eriksen, the 30-year-old actor has several films on his plate, including Despicable Me, Gulliver‘s Travels, Bad Teacher, The Adventurer‘s Handbook, Jeff Who Lives at Home and most recently, the new Muppets movie. Read more »
It‘s April, the month of taxes, tulips and ... comedy. (We were trying really hard for alliteration, but "terribly funny" just sounded lame.) You probably didn‘t know that April is also National Humor Month. In honor of this auspicious occasion, we thought it would be funny to find out which TV comedies inspire the most dedicated fans.   After some very unscientific investigation--we posed the question to our Facebook fans and here in the office--we came up with one giant list of favorite comedies. And when we say "giant list," we mean massive.  So bring on the subheads! Read more »
It‘s fair to say that Glee is a hit. Lots of awards, a bunch of imitating shows on the way and oodles of fans make that obvious. But how did we get Glee? There‘s a long history of musicality on television, and every step brought us a bit closer to the crazy success of Glee. Read more »
It‘s safe to say that this year‘s Oscars is, more than ever before, a big love letter to film. Two features that paid tribute to the art, The Artist and Hugo, both dominated in Hollywood‘s biggest night.See our pick for the best and worst moments of tonight‘s Oscars Read more »