May 21, 2018

Jessica Pilot Offers Insight on Preparing for a Late Night Set, Leonard Outzs Talks About Her New Show, and Aziz Ansari Stops His Set To Make Sure His Jokes Aren’t Being Transcribed

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 […]
January 16, 2018

On Aziz and Modern Romance

Amma Marfo is a writer, speaker, and podcaster based in Boston, MA. Her writing has appeared in Femsplain, The Good Men Project, Pacific Standard, and Talking […]
March 16, 2017

Animals. Returns Promising More Bat-Shit Awesome Craziness

Almost no one has heard of the animated series Animals. on HBO. The show returns for a second season on Friday, with about as little fanfare […]
January 22, 2017

SNL This Week: The Hits and Misses

If you missed Saturday Night Live this week with host Aziz Ansari, but you still want to know what you missed, we’ve got you covered.  Some […]
January 21, 2017

Who is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: January 21, 2017

Who is Hosting SNL tonight? Aziz Ansari Saturday Night Live is Live tonight and there are a few things you can count on.  One of those […]
January 12, 2017

Aziz, Attell, Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Amy Schumer, and Dave Chappelle Lead Super-Lineup On Stage at The Cellar

Wednesday night, visitors to New York’s famed Comedy Cellar hit the jackpot when Chris Rock, Amy Schumer and Dave Chappelle all took the stage. Drop ins […]
December 17, 2016

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2016! (As Decided by the Club Owners, Bookers and People Who Produce Comedy)

Comedy Clubs and Producers Share Their Best In Comedy 2016 It’s our third annual look at the greatest comedy moments all over the country. We went […]
October 13, 2016

Mike Judge, Judd Apatow, Mitch Hurwitz, Tina Fey Among ’50 Most Powerful Showrunners’ in Hollywood

Each year, The Hollywood Reporter rounds up a list of the 50 most powerful showrunners in the industry. The shows that these folks are known for […]
October 11, 2016

Lorne Michaels and Dozens of Stars Come Out for ‘Oh Hello’ Opening Night

After three weeks of previews at the Lyceum Theatre, opening night arrived for Broadway sensation Oh Hello Monday night and it was a star studded event. […]
August 8, 2016

The Five: Greatest Kanye West Comedy Crossovers

Comedians Rob Haze and Chris Daniels have officially entered the Kanye-verse to explore the cultural significance and artistic legacy of Mr. Kanye West in their new podcast, The […]
July 12, 2016

Sebastian Maniscalco Named JFL Stand Up Comedian of the Year, Aziz Ansari, Maria Bamford, Silicon Valley Also Honored

Sebastian Maniscalco has been a runaway comedy train, which is why this year the Just For Laughs award committee unanimously chose him as their Stand Up Comedian of the year. Also on the list to receive top awards at this years Just for Laughs Comedy Festival are Maria Bamford who is the Breakout Comedy Star of the Year, Silicon Valley creators Mike Judge and Alec Berg named Writers of the Year, and Aziz Ansari, who takes the title of Comedy Person of the Year.
March 24, 2016

Emma Stone and Jonah Hill to Create Original Comedy Series For Netflix

According to Variety, Netflix has given dark comedy Maniac, starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill a straight to series order. Jonah Hill plays an institutionalized mental patient who lives a fantasy life in his dreams.
March 1, 2016

Andy Samberg Announces the Title of His New Movie

Monday Night Adam Samberg was chatting with Jimmy Kimmel about his last movie, which was made for HBO. It was a parody of sports documentaries, called 7 Days in Hell.
February 12, 2016

Comedy’s Cupid! A Comedy Valentine’s Day Wish List

With Valentines Day right around the corner, love is in the air-- but is it in the green room of comedy venues around the U.S.? Apparently not, since these more than eligible laugh makers are still making reservations for one. Hopefully, with a little help from our very own Cupid, these guys and gals will live laugh-ily ever after (and maybe even record a dual stand-up special!).
January 21, 2016

The First Ever Comedy Special on a Bus Premieres Friday

Most comedians will tell you that the first step to success onstage is a room that is setup correctly. I’ve even written articles about the importance […]
January 18, 2016

T.J. Miller Promises and Delivers As Critics Choice Awards Host

As far as awards shows go, the Critics Choice Awards hit a home run last night. As the new show on the block the CCAS went all in on fun, with T.J. Miller at the helm, and for some reason, William Shatner announcing, like an awards show Ed McMahon.
December 30, 2015

Top Ten Comedy Albums of 2015

Another great year for comedy albums, 2015 we picked two Grammy contenders this year-- Jay Mohr and Lisa Lampanelli-- for our Best of the Year list.
December 21, 2015

2015 Stand Up Comedian of the Year! Your Chance to Vote

As 2015 comes to a close, we we are celebrating the close of another amazing year in comedy. We're also celebrating our second year bringing you news of all the greatest comedy happening on and off the internet. It's time to wrap up the year and put a bow on it, by picking our top ten lists in every comedy category for 2015. And of all the categories, none is nearer and dearer to us than that category of Best Stand Up Comic of 2015.
December 4, 2015

First Look as Comedy Candy Store ‘Seeso’ Goes Live With an Early Free Preview

For two months we've been anxiously awaiting the debut of the brand new all-comedy streaming service from the NBC Digital Team, and although Seeso isn't set to officially launch until January with a $3.99/mo price tag, there is an all-free Beta version of the platform available right now! Yesterday, Executive VP of NBCU Digital Enterprises Evan Shapiro opened the doors for us with a personal tour of the new service, and all its features.
November 11, 2015

Aziz Ansari and Dad Brings Less Whiteness to Late Night, Briefly

Aziz Ansari made his first appearance on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert Tuesday night, bringing the percentage of white men on your screen down to 50% briefly.
November 5, 2015

Aziz Ansari’s Dad is Hooked on Acting

Aziz Ansari is hitting it all over the place. Best selling book, selling out stand up shows all over the place, and now he's got a new series out on Netflix that is getting rave reviews all over the place.
October 22, 2015

Forbes Announces Highest Paid Comedians of 2015

Every year Forbes announces the highest earners in a number of categories. This week, Forbes rolled out the highest paid men and women --well make that men-- working in the field of comedy. According to Forbes, these ten comedians alone generated over 166 million dollars and that's just this year.
October 15, 2015

Amy Poehler’s New Web Series Helps Dogs In Need Of A Home

Amy Poehler's has begun a new web series, Heavy Petting, casting her friends in the comedy world to provide the voices for dogs who are looking for their forever homes.
August 29, 2015

Amy Schumer and Her New Bestie Jennifer Lawrence Start a Kick Line on Stage With Billy Joel

Amy Schumer is living it up in Chicago.
July 28, 2015

Aziz Ansari Netflix Series Gets a Name and a Date

Based on the comedic viewpoints of Aziz Ansari, "Master of None" follows the personal and professional lives of Dev, played by Ansari.
July 8, 2015

Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival Returns With Attell, Oakerson, Pharoah, Norton, Che and More!

Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival is back! Get excited to see some giant comedy stars in this traveling festival
June 26, 2015

Aziz Ansari Cast His Real Dad To Play His Dad In Netflix Series

In a recent interview with Deadline, Aziz Ansari discussed his upcoming Netflix series. In April, Netflix announced that they had ordered ten half-hour episodes of a comedy starring Aziz, which he developed with Parks & Recreation co-creator Mike Schur and former Parks & Recreation writer Alan Yang.