September 13, 2017

‘Vice Principals’ Cast Commentary Episode

With HBO’s Vice Principals set to return to the small screen on Sunday, September 17th, the anticipation is beginning to reach a fever pitch. If you […]
September 11, 2017

Louis C.K.’s ‘I Love You, Daddy’ Bought at Toronto International Film Festival

A few days back, Louis C.K. floated the idea that he’d like his new film, I Love You, Daddy, to see a theatrical release. As such, […]
September 11, 2017

Dave Chappelle, Melissa McCarthy Bring SNL Creative Emmy Awards

Sunday night more creative Emmy Awards were handed out at the 69th Annual Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards, which acknowledge technical and behind-the-scenes achievements from some of […]
September 10, 2017

Traveling ‘SNL’ Exhibit to Set Up Shop in Chicago Next Month

  Saturday Night Live: The Experience is coming to Chicago! The 500-artifact museum exhibition, which was previously stationed in New York City last year, will be […]
September 9, 2017

Jim Carrey on Going Full Method as Andy Kaufman: “Jim Carrey Didn’t Exist at the Time”

File this one away with the other entries in the “eccentric actor” folder: Jim Carrey, speaking at the premiere of a new documentary at the Venice […]
September 9, 2017

‘I’m Dying Up Here’ Getting a Second Season

  Do you like comedy? How about period pieces? If so, you’re in luck: Showtime exec Gary Levine announced on Friday afternoon that the network had […]
September 8, 2017

Netflix Announces ‘Lady Dynamite’ Season Two Premiere Date

  We’ve known for awhile that Netflix’s Lady Dynamite had been renewed, but many have been waiting with bated breath to find out when a second […]
September 8, 2017

Louis C.K. Wants to Put His Top-Secret Film ‘I Love You, Daddy’ In Theaters

  A few weeks ago, it was quietly revealed to the world that Louis C.K. had somehow managed to direct a movie, complete with an impressive […]
September 7, 2017

Tina Fey Bringing Mean Girls Musical to Broadway

  It’s been years in the making, but the Mean Girls musical is finally ready to make its Broadway debut. It was announced today that the […]
September 7, 2017

SiriusXM’s Todd Shapiro Launches 3rd Annual TIFF ‘OomPH! Lounge’ in Toronto

It’s that time of year again. “Back to school,” you ask? Well, yes, but that’s not what we’re talking about here. We’re talking about the OomPH! […]
September 7, 2017

“It’s Bittersweet But It’s Right:” HBO’s ‘Veep’ Coming to an End Next Season

  The Hollywood Reporter got the exclusive on some pretty upsetting news: HBO’s Veep, which has enjoyed an almost unprecedentedly successful run during its six seasons […]
September 6, 2017

Bonnie McFarlane, Luis J. Gomez and More to Headline 8th Annual Hoboken Comedy Festival

Each year, the Hoboken Comedy Festival hopes to bring two things to the Mile Square City: laughter and charity. For this year’s 8th annual event, the […]
September 6, 2017

Jim Norton ‘Kneeling Room Only’ Tour Beginning This Month

Little Jimmy is going on tour! Comedian Jim Norton, New York Times best-selling author and host of SiriusXM’s Jim Norton and Sam Roberts (formerly of Opie […]
September 5, 2017

Dulcé Sloan Joins Daily Show as Newest Correspondent

With the recent departure of Jordan Klepper, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah has been in need of a new correspondent, and it looks they just […]
September 4, 2017

Dick Gregory’s Family to Hold Public Funeral March in Washington D.C. on September 16th

Two weeks ago, comedy legend and celebrated civil rights activist Dick Gregory passed away, prompting tributes and memorials throughout the comedy community. Gregory, who was 84 […]
September 4, 2017

Louis C.K. Does Surprise Show at Small London Comedy Club

  If you’re a comedy club owner, there are few things better for business than the drop-in, when the stage of your humble establishment is graced […]
September 3, 2017

Check Sneak Peaks at Shane Torres’ Upcoming Debut Album ‘Established 1981’

Comedian Shane Torres has been busy lately. The Last Comic Standing alum and host of the Help Wanted podcast has teamed up with Comedy Central for […]
September 1, 2017

Comedy Icon Shelley Berman Passes Away at the Age of 92

Sad news today, as it was announced via an official Facebook fan page that legendary comedian Shelley Berman passed away early this morning due to complications […]
August 30, 2017

Ron White, Iliza Shlesinger and Chris D’Elia to Perform at Hurricane Harvey Benefit in Austin

The biggest news story in America right now by far, is the continuing destruction being wrought in Texas by Hurricane Harvey. The Category 4 storm made […]
August 29, 2017

Yamaneika, Chris Redd Lead Off Slate of Comedy Central Half Hour Specials Debuting in September

For comedians, there are few stepping stones as efficient at elevating one’s stand up career than getting a Comedy Central Half-Hour, which is why this new […]
August 26, 2017

First Look at ‘The Opposition with Jordan Klepper’ on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Last night, former Daily Show correspondent Jordan Klepper returned to NEP Studio 52 to sit down with Trevor Noah and introduce the audience to his new […]
August 25, 2017

‘Def Comedy Jam’ 25th Anniversary Show Coming to Netflix This Fall

  This year marks the 25th anniversary of the legendary stand-up showcase Def Comedy Jam, and the folks behind it are teaming up with Netflix to […]
August 25, 2017

SiriusXM’s ‘Top Comic’ Contest Announces its Eight Finalists

We’ve been following SiriusXM’s 8th annual Top Comic competition since it started. It’s been a long road for the competitors, who have seen their numbers dwindle […]
August 24, 2017

Whoopi Goldberg, TJ Miller, Reggie Watts Join Eugene Mirman’s Last Brooklyn Comedy Festival

  We’re now less than a month away from the 10th and final Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, taking place in Brooklyn from Friday, September 15th — […]
August 24, 2017

Eight-Day ‘South Park’ Marathon Coming to Comedy Central

  South Park fans, rejoice! The newest entry in the series, the show’s 21st season, is set to premiere on Wednesday, September 13th at 10 p.m. […]
August 23, 2017

Why the Comedy Cellar Spent 20k to Move a Table About 33 Inches (Updated)

A story from the latest issue of The New Yorker documents the outrage among New York comedians who found out that a table they love to […]
August 23, 2017

Amy Schumer Demanded (and got) More Money from Netflix After Learning of Rock/Chappelle Deals

In the past couple years, Netflix has dished out some huge money in order to secure some of the world’s best comedians on their platform. Louis […]