December 8, 2017

JFL NorthWest Announces New Film Festival Initiative

  Earlier this week, the folks behind Vancouver’s JFL NorthWest comedy festival announced the dates and initial lineup for this year’s event. Now going into its […]
December 6, 2017

Aaron Berg Shares Letter from Producer Afraid to Touch “Sexual Content“ in Wake of C.K. Allegations

C.K., Weinstein, Franken, Lauer, Spacey, Piven; The recent deluge of sexual abuse allegations against figures in entertainment, politics and beyond has everyone, understandably, a little on […]
November 28, 2017

Kevin Hart Set to Host SNL in December

Saturday Night Live has announced the lucky few who will be hosting/performing during the show’s three episodes in December, and the name’s in store are fittingly […]
November 16, 2017

Initial SF Sketchfest Lineup Includes Ricky Gervais, Lewis Black, Jo Firestone and More

In the pantheon of comedy festivals, SF Sketchfest is one of the GOAT’s (that’s Greatest of All Time for you non-sportsball folks). Now going into its […]
November 11, 2017

Gad Elmaleh to Produce and Star in New Netflix Series ‘Huge in France’

It’s been a while since we’ve heard any news from Gad Elmaleh. The French comic, who came to the U.S. in 2015 to try his hand […]
November 10, 2017

First Trailer Drops for Brian Regan’s First Netflix Special ‘Nunchucks and Flamethrowers’

It’s been nearly a month since Brian Regan announced that his newest special, Netflix’s Brian Regan: Nunchucks and Flamethrowers, was due to make its digital debut […]
November 8, 2017

Hannibal Buress, Nikki Glaser and More Bring the Laughs at Annual IMF Fundraiser

Each year since 2007, the International Myeloma Foundation has thrown a fundraising gala called the IMF Comedy Celebration to work towards a cure for Multiple Myeloma, […]
November 2, 2017

T.J. Miller and His Sketch Group Launch New Podcast, Heavyweight

Laughly, the comedy-specific streaming app that’s hoping to change the comedy game, has announced a new sketch comedy podcast that launched on their service today. Called […]
October 26, 2017

Bill Cosby Looking to Borrow $30 Million

Who wants to loan Bill Cosby 30 large? And by large we mean $30 million dollars. A source told Page Six that he’s looking to borrow […]
October 24, 2017

Kevin Hart’s “Hart of the City” Is Back, and Hitting Phoenix, Twin Cities, Memphis and More

Kevin Hart is back in the news again, but not because someone else is trying to extort him. His Comedy Central show, Kevin Hart Presents: Hart […]
October 18, 2017

TBS Teases Samantha Bee Q&A, New Series Screenings and More at New NYCF Comedy Hub

Next month’s New York Comedy Festival is looking like it’s going to be a great one. Jim Norton, Tim Dillon, Jeff Ross, Judy Gold, Ms. Pat, […]
October 17, 2017

Wyatt Cenac to Host New Late-Night Docu-Series on HBO

It looks like Wyatt Cenac (The Daily Show) has a new project lined up now that he’s done with his Seeso series Night Train with Wyatt […]
October 11, 2017

Maria Bamford Starts GoFundMe Page to Support Mental Health Services

Tuesday was World Mental Health Day, something that comedians everywhere should be thankful for. All too often, the words “comic” and “mental health issues” tend to […]
October 6, 2017

Terry Crews Downs Hot Wings, Gives Hilarious and Touching Interview

The First We Feast YouTube channel features a few different food-centric shows, but Hot Ones is by far the most recognizable. Each episode, host Sean Evans […]
October 4, 2017

“Drunk History,” “South Park” and “The President Show” to Appear at New York Comic Con

From October 5th through October 8th, New York Comic Con will take over the Javits Center and an army of costumed nerds (I’m allowed to use […]
September 30, 2017

Two SNL Stars Open Up About Struggling with Mental Health Issues

  Pete Davidson and Darrell Hammond Open Up About Mental Health Struggles This past week, we learned that two well-known comics have been dealing with some […]
September 30, 2017

‘White Famous” Pilot Available Ahead of Schedule, Check it Out!

We haven’t heard much from former Saturday Night Live star Jay Pharoah in awhile, other than the fact that he was slated to star in the […]
September 29, 2017

Check Out the Trailer for Christina Pazsitzky’s Netflix Special “Mother Inferior”

Comedian Christina Pazsitzky, a.k.a. The Main Mommy or The Water Champ, has her first Netflix special coming to the platform on October 10th. Called Christina P: […]
September 28, 2017

New York Comedy Festival Releases Schedule 40 More Club Shows

Last month, the folks behind the New York Comedy Festival released the initial lineup for this year’s event, taking place from November 7th – November 12th. […]
September 21, 2017

Jim Jefferies Show Podcast Leads Off New Comedy Central Podcast Network

Podcasting is the future, but it’s also the present, and has been for some time. That’s why it’s nice to see that the figurehead of “mainstream” […]
September 16, 2017

‘Fuller House’ Season 3 Trailer Looks Back at 30 Years

Here’s something to make you feel old: September 22nd will mark the 30th anniversary of the debut of Full House on television. Don’t bother looking that […]
September 15, 2017

Trevor Noah Extends His Contract with Comedy Central Through 2022

t It took a little while, but The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah has finally come into his own this past year.  In June, Comedy Central announced […]
September 15, 2017

First Official Trailer for ‘Tracey Ullman’s Show’ Season Two

  Last year, Tracey Ullman made her long-awaited return to HBO with her newest project, Tracey Ullman’s Show, and to stellar reviews and a generally ecstatic […]
September 14, 2017

Sneak Peak at Janelle James’ Hilarious New Album, ‘Black and Mild’

One of the best parts about comedy is the way it can capture the discomfort or strangeness of everyday situations and make you feel like you’re […]
September 14, 2017

‘Bob’s Burgers’ Cast to Host ‘Beef Relief’ Comedy Benefit for International Aid Group

Is there anything better than a comedy show that’s for a good cause? On Thursday, September 21st, the cast of Bob’s Burgers will be doing just […]
September 14, 2017

Comedy Dynamics Snaps Up Poop Documentary at Tiff, and Enters the Film Distribution Biz

  Comedy Dynamics, the comedy production and distribution company behind specials like Bill Burr’s Walk Your Way Out, Doug Stanhope’s No Place Like Home, and Tom […]
September 14, 2017

11th Annual ‘Stand Up for Heroes’ to Feature Hasan Minhaj, Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah and More

The folks over at the Bob Woodruff Foundation, along with New York Comedy Festival founders Caroline Hirsch and Andrew Fox, have just announced the initial lineup […]