February 18, 2015

SNL Doc To Open The Tribeca Film Festival

The 14th annual Tribeca Film Festival in Manhattan will open with a documentary about another New York City institution, Saturday Night Live.
January 20, 2015

Maria Bamford, Todd Barry, T.J. Miller, Pete Holmes and More to Headline Moontower Comedy & Oddity Fest

The Moontower Comedy and Oddity Fest is returning to Austin, Texas for its 4th year!
January 20, 2015

Coen Brothers Are The Jury Presidents Of The 68th Cannes Film Festival

This year, the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival in France will have co-presidents.
January 12, 2015

New York City PodFest, Going Inside ‘Inside Amy Schumer’, Rain Pryor’s New Documentary and More This Week in the NYC Clubs

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week, Jeffrey checked in from NYC Podfest, Rain Pryor's new documentary, and of course all the NYC clubs.
January 10, 2015

Christopher Lloyd, Casts of Veep, and Silicon Valley Added to SF Sketchfest

Part of the annual tradition of San Francisco Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest is honoring great names in comedy. The 14th annual SF Sketchfest continues that this year by bringing Christopher Lloyd, Penn & Teller and the HBO comedy "Veep" to San Francisco and giving them their due.
January 7, 2015

Los Angeles Gearing Up For An Amazing RIOT LA Fest: Here’s Your Insider’s Guide to the Best Shows at the Fest

RIOT LA enters its toddler phase this month, with the third outing on Jan 16, 17 and 18. This weekend-long comedy festival packs a lot into a little, in terms of both time and space. In only three days and a few square blocks of Downtown LA, RIOT offers about 35 shows featuring almost 100 comedians from around the country.
December 14, 2014

Maui Comedy Festival Returns For A Second Year In 2015

The Maui Comedy Festival in Hawaii was such a big success in 2014, it's getting a second year. The comedy festival held in 6 different venues around Lahaina is coming back Halloween weekend, Thursday, October 29th through Sunday, November 1st, 2015.
November 17, 2014

Larry David on the Red Carpet, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Talk Rosewater, Margaret Cho Shows Her Bottom, and More!

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. In today’s column, Jeffrey went to a screening event for Rosewater with Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, and saw Susie Essman at Gotham and much more.
November 14, 2014

George Lopez, Wanda Sykes and Patton Oswalt to Headline Gilda’s Laughfest 2015

Gilda's Laughfest 2015 has announced its first round of headliners and shows for next year's comedy festival in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
November 10, 2014

Ha! The Musical, The New York Comedy Festival Wrap and More!

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around.   Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s […]
November 9, 2014

New York’s Funniest Contest Shows Off Amazing Young Talent, Picks a Winner

Yesterday the New York Comedy Festival hosted its annual New York's Funniest Contest at Carolines on Broadway and there was amazing talent to choose from. Chris DiStefano hosted a sold out house in the middle of Saturday afternoon as eleven young New York based comics took the stage. Caroline herself was in the house and presented the award of being New York's Funniest to Ricky Velez, from Queens New York, who was also the audience favorite.
November 8, 2014

Five Questions With Ricky Velez, One of New Yorks Funniest Finalists

We asked New York’s funniest finalist Ricky Velez five questions about comedy and living in New York. You can follow him on twitter @RickyVelez and see him this Saturday at Carolines at 4pm.
November 8, 2014

Amy Schumer Kills Carnegie Hall, Big Jay Oakerson’s Album Release, and News From Ari Shaffir on Day Four of the New York Comedy Fest

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening each week in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week, continuing updates all week from the best shows at the New York Comedy Festival. On Friday night Jeffrey hit up Carnegie Hall to see Amy Schumer, and The Stand.
November 8, 2014

Five Questions With Joe List, One of New York’s Funniest Finalists

We asked New York's funniest finalist Joe List five questions about comedy and living in New York. You can follow him on twitter @JoeListComedy and see him this Saturday at Carolines at 4pm. He’ll also be performing Saturday Night at the Creek and the Cave's Hard, Lonely and Vicious at 8pm and on the Sam and Joe Show Sunday night at Carolines on Broadway at 10pm.
November 7, 2014

New York Comedy Festival Day 3 Report: We Go Inside The NYCF Industry Party

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening each week in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week, continuing updates all week from the best shows at the New York Comedy Festival. On Thursday night, Jeffrey hit up Sasheer Zamata's Party Time, Don't Get Gassed, and the New York Comedy Festival Party!
November 6, 2014

Five Questions with Dave Smith, One of New Yorks Funniest Finalists

This Saturday, as part of the New York Comedy Festival, Caroline’s on Broadway will hold their annual New York’s Funniest contest.  The yearly competition searches among […]
November 6, 2014

Why Roast Battle is Becoming The Biggest Can’t Miss Show in Comedy

Roast Battle is the ultimate “you had to be there” experience, and fortunately New Yorkers will get the chance Saturday November 8th thanks to the New York Comedy Festival. It’s what you’d get if you combined 8 Mile style rap battles with a Comedy Central Roast and held it at a circus. Roast Battle is the brainchild of comedians Rell Battle and Brian Moses, who took a couple of comedians trading barbs at a late night open mic and turned it into a standing room only weekly event in The Comedy Store’s Belly Room.
November 6, 2014

Larry David, Susie Essman, Amy Schumer, Seth Meyers From the Red Carpet, The All Things Comedy Show, Top Five News and More From the New York Comedy Festival Day 2

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening each week in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week, continuing updates all week from the best shows at the New York Comedy Festival. On Wednesday night, Jeffrey hit up
November 5, 2014

SNL Cast Appearances at HERSterical, Surprises at Dave Attell’s Comedy Underground and More Updates From the NY Comedy Festival Tuesday Night!

Jeffrey Gurian is a writer and comedian in New York who loves to Jump Around. Follow his regular column, right here, to find out what’s happening each week in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week, continuing updates all week from the best shows at the New York Comedy Festival. On Tuesday night, Jeffrey hit up Hersterical at Carolines and Live from the Comedy Underground with Dave Attell.
November 5, 2014

Comedy Central’s 5th Annual “Comedians To Watch” Tonight At The New York Comedy Festival

Comedy Central is bringing its 5th Annual "Comedians To Watch" special to Caroline's on Broadway for the New York Comedy Festival tonight.
November 5, 2014

Five Questions With Emma Willmann: One of New York’s Funniest Finalists

We talked with NY’s Funniest contestant Emma Willmann, and asked her five questions about her experiences in New York. You can follow Emma on twitter @EmmaWillmann and see her this Saturday at Carolines at 4pm. You can catch her headlining later the same night at Stand Up NY at 8:20pm. Visit Emma's website, emmacomedy.com.
November 4, 2014

Five Questions With Mike Cannon: One of New York’s Funniest Finalists

Monday, NY’s Funniest contestant Mike Cannon stopped by SiriusXM’s Ron and Fez show, and we grabbed him after the show to ask him five questions. You can follow him on twitter @IamMikeCannon and see him this Saturday at Carolines at 4pm. You can also visit his website, mikecannoncomedy.com.
November 2, 2014

Our Top Picks for What To Do at the New York Comedy Festival

This week the New York Comedy Festival takes over a long list of New York City theaters and clubs. With well over 100 shows to choose from over the course of 5 days, you might be looking for some help deciding which events to attend.
October 29, 2014

Ron Bennington to Interview Pete Holmes for New York Comedy Festival on Unmasked

pecial Taping Announcement in New York City!! Pete Holmes will sit down with host Ron Bennington for an episode of Unmasked at the world famed Caroline’s on Broadway Comedy Club in New York City for the New York Comedy Festival!
October 27, 2014

Michael Ian Black, Jim Norton, Kurt Metzger Part of @Midnight New York Line Up

Comedy Central's talk show game show @Midnight is coming to New York City for a weeks worth of episodes starting November 3, 2014 and will feature some great comedy names. Every night on @midnight three comedian guests join host Chris Hardwick to compete for points by coming up with hashtags, captions and answering questions about news and pop culture.
October 27, 2014

New York Comedy Festival Lineup 2014

The New York Comedy Festival is coming to town and New York is ready, planning FIVE spectacular days, over ONE HUNDRED shows, nearly TWO HUNDRED performers. Stay tuned for our Editors Picks and more names to be added as the New York Comedy Festival approaches.
October 23, 2014

SF Sketchfest Announces Its 2015 Dates

SF Sketchfest, The San Francisco Comedy Festival returns next year for its 14th annual event.