Tom Lewis Contributing Reporter, Entertainment
Thomas Attila Lewis writes for KPCC's "Without A Net" pop culture blog.
Tom is a longtime member of the Television Critics Association. He graduated from UC Santa Barbara with a degree in film studies. He's also a standup comedian and performer with performances from Pasadena's own Ice House to New York's Comedy Cellar and comedy festivals among his experiences.
Lewis grew up in Hollywood and Pasadena, where he watched the 210 get built in front of his house on Corson Street.
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Hannibal Buress, the former SNL and "30 Rock" writer and winner of the 2012 Comedy Award for Best Club Comic has released his 2nd comedy album, "Animal Furnace."
Writer/podcaster/performer Scott Aukerman got his own TV show and it's as bizarre as you'd hope it would be, with a collection of guests that would make broadcast TV envious.
Reggie Watts has a new CD/DVD, his TV show "Comedy Bang! Bang!" premieres soon, and he performs tonight in Hollywood. Here is our quick interview with the visionary.
Carrie Brownstein and Jonathan Krisel of IFC's "Portlandia" give major props to KPCC at the 2012 Peabody Awards. More video clips and commentary in the post.
Your Roundup of TV picks, podcasts, and events: Will Ferrell hosts "SNL," Reggie Watts has an IFC web series, Fitzsimmons is live tonight, Proops does free show tomorrow.
We talk to Reggie Watts, Wyatt Cenac, Colin Quinn, John Oliver, Kristen Schaal, and more at the 2012 Comedy Awards.
"Nurse Jackie" is a drama, this season makes it official. Lots of real comedy this week - check the listings for TV, podcasts, and event.
A look at the incident at the Hollywood Improv as well as the Comedy Store's 40th anniversary. Check the TV picks for the week as well as some great podcasts.
Mitt thinks about appearing on SNL, Sarah Silverman in "hot water" but NBC not taking the bait. Check out DVR This!, events, releases, and podcasts for the week.
A report from the FX network upfronts in NYC + this week's TV/podcast/events including tonight's season finale of "Justified," and a new exhibit at the Paley Center.
TV highlights, events for you to check out, podcasts you should be downloading, and the premiere of FEARnet's "Holliston" are part of this week's Roundup menu.
Comedian Jo Koy, a regular on E!'s "Chelsea Lately," will have an hour long special, "Jo Koy: Lights Out," premiere on Comedy Central this Sunday at 10pm.
Sunday will have 10+ hrs of great TV in a 3 hr span, check the DVR This! list + events, podcasts, and a video of Obama as a "Mad Man." Also check out @AbolishCancer
The Roundup of TV to DVR, events to see, DVDs to order, podcasts to listen to, web series to view. This week "Mad Men" tops the bill, and Marc Maron Gets a TV show.
A new round up of shows in DVR This! as well as highlights of web series, podcasts, and local events. NBC's "Community" returns, Discovery premieres "Frozen Planet."