February 6, 2018

Gilda Radner Documentary Directed by First Time Director Lisa D’Apolito Will Open Tribeca

This year the Tribeca Film Festival will open its prestigious run with a comedy film documentary. Tribeca fest-goers will have the opportunity to see the World […]
December 22, 2017

Don Rickles Documentary Debuting on SiriusXM Along With Week Long Tribute, “Happy Holidays Dummy”

SiriusXM announced a special tribute to the legendary comedian Don Rickles this Christmas. The tribute will include the premiere of a brand new documentary about the […]
December 18, 2017

Top Ten Comedy Television Series in 2017; Vote for #1

Television continues to be tremendous in series that are specifically designed to be comedies as well as dramatic series that have strong comedy elements and players […]
November 30, 2017

Guide to NYC Live Comedy This Week: November 30 – December 6

Live Comedy in New York City This Week: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to […]
October 18, 2017

Schtick or Treat is Bigger Than Ever This Year: Win a Pair of Tickets!

We are giving away a pair of tickets to one of the funniest and funnest nights in comedy! Every year, young comedians from New York City […]
July 20, 2017

‘The Chris Gethard Show’ Premieres on truTV Next Month: Check Out the New Trailer!

Back in May, it was announced that comedian Chris Gethard’s beloved variety/talk show hybrid, The Chris Gethard Show, had been picked up by truTV. At the time, […]
June 23, 2017

Cast and Trailer for ‘Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later’

    Prepare to return to Camp Firewood! It’s been awhile since the initial announcement of Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later, but now we […]
June 23, 2017

Will Ferrell Sings “Superstar” on Conan….and in Tiger Makeup

Will Ferrell is a full service late night talk show guest.
June 19, 2017

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of June 19, 2017

This week, if you're a Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler fan, you are in luck. The Saturday Night Live luminaries are everywhere this week in late night promoting their new comedy movie, "The House".
June 1, 2017

Comedy Movies of Summer 2017: The Complete List…So Far

Get ready for a summer of action-packed, hilarious, romantic, cheesy, and critically acclaimed movies. From indie films like Dean and Folk Hero & Funny Guy to bigger blockbusters like Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and Snatched, there’s a wide range of personalities to pick from. You can go with an animated, action-comedy, romance, a remake, a sequel, or a totally original film. With a variety of flicks to choose from, we compiled a full list of comedies to check out. Which ones are you going to go see?
May 4, 2017

The Chris Gethard Show Moves to TruTV, Will Return to Live Format

TruTV is making a bold, and fabulous move, snatching up The Chris Gethard Show and promising 16 hour long episodes. Wait, it gets better, truTV will […]
April 26, 2017

The Best Advice for Women in Comedy from Industry, Writers, and Comedians

I want to start by thanking the 8th Annual Women in Comedy Festival (held each year in Boston, MA) for giving me a wonderful gift. I […]
April 10, 2017

“Dinner with Don” Trailer Released for Don Rickles Series

A Don Rickles conversation series which was planned as the first release for AARP Studios will still be released, and the production company released the trailer […]
March 22, 2017

Andy Daly Talks Sex Dolls on the Late Show

We know Andy Daly. He's one of our favorite comedians and performers working today.
March 22, 2017

Tracy Morgan, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and More To Topline Live ACLU Benefit

Desperate times call for desperate measures and in 2017, the classic telethon is getting a digital makeover. Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Tom Hanks and scads of […]
March 21, 2017

Don Rickles to Star in a New Comedy Series

  Exciting news for all of our blue-haired readers out there: The AARP has just announced the creation of AARP Studios, a production company that will […]
February 27, 2017

Kimmel Writing Team Accused of Stealing Jokes

For once, a case of joke theft can be proven or disproved with a single trucker hat.
February 24, 2017

Jim Breuer to Host Week-Long ‘Stars of SNL’ Movie Marathon

Are you a fan of Saturday Night Live? Do you relish turning on the TV to find a classic film starring one of your favorite SNL […]
February 10, 2017

Amy Poehler Working with H. Jon Benjamin and John Roberts on HBO Show

  Details are slim so far, but HBO has just announced an exciting new project that they’re working on in collaboration with Amy Poehler and Bob’s […]
December 27, 2016

The Official Unofficial Comedy Timeline of 2016

It was a big year for comedy news in 2016 with news both good and bad– the loss of some legends of comedy in the fields of […]
December 27, 2016

The Ten Best Comedy Movies of 2016

Last year, we said it was tough finding great comedy movies to pick for our top ten. This year it was even tougher. But there were a […]
December 26, 2016

Jeffrey Gurian Looks Back at Comedy in 2016

At the end of each year I usually write a post called Jeffrey Gurian’s Favorite Comedy Things from all the events I attended personally, all year […]
December 22, 2016

Nick Thune’s Epic 25 Minute Dog-Eats-Weed Story That Opens His New Special Has a Tragic Backstory

Comedian and actor Nick Thune has appeared on The Tonight Show 10 times, Conan 2 times, and Late Night 1 time. He performs comedy to sold […]
December 6, 2016

UCB’s ‘Thank You Del’ Doc Receiving Wide Digital Release

  Each year, the founding members of the Upright Citizens Brigade get together to host The Del Close Marathon, a 56-hour non-stop improv and stand-up comedy […]
November 29, 2016

What Lorne Michaels Can Learn From Michael Che’s New Hour Special

Lorne Michaels has probably watched and enjoyed Michael Che’s debut hour special. After all, he hired Che, put his faith in him to carry half of […]
November 17, 2016

Will Jay Larson and Rory Scovel Have the Next Hit Show at NerdMelt?

The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail started out as a small local show in the back of a comic book shop and became a huge hit […]
October 31, 2016

This Year Best Halloween Costumes Were at NYC’s Schtick or Treat

Last Thursday, New York’s next wave of great comics came out to participate in an event that has been the talk of the comedy community every […]