Talkshow with Spike Feresten
is an American late-night talk show television program
starring Spike Feresten
that aired from September 16, 2006 to May 16, 2009. It was the longest-running late night talk show in Fox's history, with three seasons. Unlike most late-night talk shows in the United States, it only aired on Saturday nights.
The show debuted on September 16, 2006 with guests Andy Richter
and Arctic Monkeys
. On May 7, 2007 the show was renewed for a second season, making it the longest-running talk show on Fox.
Beginning on December 13, 2008 Talkshow
began to be broadcast in HD
. From January 17 to February 21, 2009, the show swapped timeslots with MADtv
for six weeks and expanded to an hour.
In May 2009, Talkshow
was cancelled after three seasons. Repeats aired until the start of The Wanda Sykes Show
on November 7, 2009.
Writers included Joe Furey
, Jeff Cesario
and Adam Felber
Some of the regular sketches on the show included "Idiot Paparazzi", where photographers hit the streets and take photos of people who vaguely look like famous people; "Comedy for Stoners", comedy visuals specially designed for someone who might be stoned; "Tomorrow's Headlines Today", when Spike reads fictional headlines ("Ford
Lays Itself Off", "Al Gore
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