Even if you have mixed feelings about Zach Galifianakis- and I know I do- you must admit his “Between Two Ferns” bit is hilarious. The occasional segment, which the actor has been performing on Funny or Die for years, consists of the actor interviewing celebrities, interrupting them, and occasionally making rude and insulting comments.
The news came Monday that “Between Two Ferns” will come to TV for the first time, with a 30-minute episode set for broadcast prior to next month’s Comedy Awards on Comedy Central. The special, “Between Two Ferns: A Fairy Tale of New York,” is set to feature Jon Stewart and Tina Fey.
Whether the format can transition to TV and a longer running time remains to be seen, but it’s one of the few things on Funny or Die that’s hilarious on a consistent basis. Here’s one of the better segments, with both Jennifer Aniston and Tila Tequila: