August 9, 2018

Saturday Night Live Originals Dan Aykroyd, Laraine Newman and Alan Zweibel Light Up the Opening of the National Comedy Center

Saturday Night Live Originals Dan Aykroyd, Laraine Newman and Alan Zweibel on Stage Together for the First Time in Decades. The original cast and crew of […]
June 6, 2017

Jim Jefferies Invites Piers Morgan On His New Show

Embed from Getty Images Tuesday night, the new Jim Jefferies Show debuts on Comedy Central, and the world will find out if Jefferies has what it […]
June 5, 2017

Dan Aykroyd Complains the ’Ghostbusters’ Remake Was Way Too Expensive; Blames Feig

Aykroyd says Ghostbusters director Paul Feig will not be working with Sony again soon. While 2016’s Ghostbusters remake was generally well received, the movie didn’t make […]
October 14, 2016

Ron Bennington to Tape Unmasked Episode with Tom Rhodes

Tom Rhodes will be joining Ron Bennington to tape an episode of Unmasked at SiriusXM this month. Rhodes will sit down with Bennington in SiriusXM’s famed ‘Fishbowl’ studio to […]
June 6, 2016

Past and Present Casts of ‘Ghostbusters’ to Join Forces on ‘Kimmel’

The 32nd anniversary of the original Ghostbusters is coming up on June 8th, and fans of the series are getting a special treat to celebrate the […]
June 3, 2016

Unmasked is Heading to Washington DC With Guest Ali Wong

Unmasked, Ron Bennington's acclaimed interview series with comedians, is heading to Washington D.C..
May 31, 2016

Big Jay Oakerson to Be Next Guest on Unmasked Series with Ron Bennington

Comedian Big Jay Oakerson has had a massive year and it's about to get bigger with today's announcement that he will be the next guest on Ron Bennington's prestigious comedy interview series, Unmasked.
May 30, 2016

Sorry Haters Aykroyd Claims New Ghostbusters is Best Yet

The concept and trailer for Paul Feig's Ghostbusters may be taking a lot of heat from the internet but don't let that fool you into thinking Ghostbusters 2016 is a bust. Dan Aykroyd posted on his Facebook that he has seen an early screening of the movie and has declared it the best Ghostbusters movie yet.
May 3, 2016

Dan Aykroyd Planning to Bring The Blues Brothers To Primetime

A Blues Brothers animated series that has been in the works for ten years, is a step closer to reality.
March 19, 2016

Bonnie McFarlane Unmasked Packs Out Village Underground in NYC

Comedian Bonnie McFarlane has been getting RAVES for her new book, You're Better Than Me. Earlier this week hundreds of fans packed into New York City's Village Underground comedy club to hear her speak with SiriusXM radio host Ron Bennington about the book.
February 17, 2016

Ghostheads To Document Ghostbusters Fan Culture

Rabid fans of Columbia Pictures Ghostbusters franchise are finally getting the attention they deserve. With Ghostbuster Fan clubs in every state, Director Brendan Mertens hopes to shine some light on the culture and personalities that make up Ghostbusters fandom. Adding credibility to the project, Mertens has already secured candid interviews with Ghostbusters royalty Ivan Reitman, Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson and William Atherton and hopes his new documentary will elevate the Ghostheads culture.
January 29, 2016

Get Tickets to See T.J. Miller Guest on Unmasked at SiriusXM

Comedian T.J. Miller will be joining host Ron Bennington as the next guest on Unmasked, a series of uncensored conversations with the world’s greatest comedic voices.
January 15, 2016

Noel Fielding in America! Talking David Bowie, Bobcat Goldthwait, Robin Williams, Donald Trump and More

Noel Fielding is in America and about to embark on his first solo North American tour. On Thursday afternoon, Fielding sat in with Ron and Gail Bennington of the Bennington Show on SiriusXM, and talked about some of his favorite artists, like David Bowie, Bobcat Goldthwait, Robin Williams, Jonathan Winters, Dan Aykroyd,and gave his opinions on the election, American politics and Donald Trump. He also talks about being excited to visit San Francisco for the first time, his love of painting and why he draws before he writes when he's creating comedy.
July 15, 2015

Dan Aykroyd To Appear in Paul Feig’s New ‘Ghostbusters’

Last night, Dan Aykroyd tweeted that he was on set for Paul Feig's new Ghostbusters reboot. He said that he was excited to be filming his scene with Kristen Wiig for the upcoming film. Aykroyd deleted the tweet shortly after, but it sent Twitter into a tailspin. His representatives have confirmed that Aykrod will appear in the film. No word on his exact role.
June 29, 2015

Watch The Trailer for ‘I Am Chris Farley’ Documentary has posted an exclusive look at the trailer for the new documentary, "I Am Chris Farley" and you can watch it here.
June 22, 2015

Jim Gaffigan and Jeannie Gaffigan Hour Live Talk With Ron Bennington Rescheduled

Comedian, writer, actor and producer Jim Gaffigan will be the guest on the next episode of Unmasked with host Ron Bennington. In his one hour series, Bennington interviews the biggest names in comedy about their craft, and their creativity in front of a live audience.
March 17, 2015

Dan Aykroyd Starts His Own Blues Brothers Record Label

Dan Aykroyd feels helping promote young blues artists is a "mission from God".
March 7, 2015

Dan Aykroyd Helping Family of Slain Philly Cop

Dan Aykroyd was in Philadelphia on Friday to take care of some business.
February 25, 2015

Equitable Ectoplasm? The New All-Female Ghostbusters Sure to Generate Money, and Likely to Disappoint Feminists

We’ve all heard the news and controversy surrounding Paul Feig's 2016 reboot of Ghostbusters featuring an all-female cast, have we really explored what would come of this seemingly strategic casting job? Strong heroic women saving a city from supernatural forces – it sounds agreeable enough, superficially. But what is the motive behind this maneuver? An optimist might assert that studio executives actually trust female performers to carry what was historically a male-centric franchise. This writer, however, can’t help but suspect that it’s all merely a gimmick that producers are using out of desperation because the original cast members are either retired, dead, disinterested, or Dan Aykroyd.
February 18, 2015

Dan Aykroyd Gives Some Clues To New Ghostbusters, And Reveals Plans for Another Sequel Already in the Works (Video Added)

Dan Aykroyd sat down this week at the SiriusXM studios for an episode of "Unmasked with Ron Bennington" and shared a few more details about the Ghostbuster reboot.
February 16, 2015

SNL 40: The Audition Tapes

Two of Saturday Night Live’s newest cast members, Pete Davidson and Leslie Jones, introduced a segment on the process of becoming a cast member. SNL 40’s […]
February 16, 2015

SNL 40: Alums Recreate Favorite Characters with Celebrity Jeopardy, Wayne’s World, Bass-O-Matic and a Musical Medley

Last night during the Saturday Night Live 40 year celebration, a few famous former SNL castmembers reprised their old roles. Will Ferrell brought back his fan favorite Celebrity Jeopardy sketch with a lot more than 3 contestants. Darrell Hammond played the ever popular and always confused Sean Connery who loves categories like Whore ads (or Who Reads), Kate McKinnon channeled Justin Bieber, and Alec Baldwin as Alec Baldwin. They were soon joined by Burt Reynolds/Turd Ferguson (Norm McDonald), Christoph Waltz (Taran Killam), Matthew McConaughey (Jim Carrey) with a special video question by Bill Cosby (Kenan Thompson).
February 15, 2015

SNL 40: Live From New York, It’s Saturday Night…On A Sunday!

Saturday Night Live is celebrating its 40th season with gigantic special Sunday Night on NBC. It's a reunion of players, hosts and performers from the original season to current one and every one in between. So far, no one really knows what to expect when the special airs live on Sunday night. One of the anticipated moments is the return of Eddie Murphy to SNL after 31 years and he didn't know how it was all going to work.
February 9, 2015

Dan Aykroyd Will Be the Next Guest on Unmasked. Here’s How to Request Tickets.

Comedian, actor, screenwriter and vodka purveyor and undoubtably a legend and an icon-- Dan Aykroyd will be the next guest on Unmasked with host Ron Bennington.
November 6, 2014

‘Ghostbusters’ Reunite

We can't get them together for a movie, but they will reunite for an EW cover?
July 30, 2014

Comedians Who Wanted to Rock, and Got Their Big Chance

Dave Chappelle once said every comedian wants to be a musician and all musicians think they're funny. Here are 10 comedians who wanted to be singers, and gave it their best shot.
July 19, 2014

Dan Aykroyd Sings James Brown On The Tonight Show

The Tonight Show turned into the House of Blues on Friday night.