May 8, 2017

Gail Meets Girls: Aparna Nancherla and Jacqueline Novak

Today on an all new Gail Meets Girls, Gail meets up with comedians Aparna Nancherla and Jacqueline Novak. The girls discussed how stand up is like stripping, […]
August 22, 2016

Get Up to Speed on the Half Hour Comedy Special Air Dates on Comedy Central

Every year, there are a few announcements we can’t wait to hear. Just for Laugh’s New Faces, and Variety’s 10 to Watch, are two of our […]
July 25, 2016

New Faces Announced For 2016 Montreal Just For Laughs

The team at Just for Laughs has announced its highly anticipated list of New Faces for 2016. Each year, a new class of young up and […]
May 9, 2016

Joe Machi, Mike Recine, Emily Heller, Ramon Rivas and More Will Tape Half Hours For Comedy Central

This summer, some of our favorite young comics will be recording half hour specials with Comedy Central. We're very excited to see these 17 tremendous young talents getting the recognition and the opportunity to record their first specials.
February 29, 2016

Comedians React To Chris Rock’s Oscar Monologue

Last night while the world was watching the 88th Annual Academy Awards, we had our eye on what comedians thought of the ceremony and Chris Rock's monologue in particular.
November 10, 2015

Enjoying the New York Comedy Festival: The Definitive Guide

We cover the country, but New York's our home, so it's an exciting week when the New York Comedy Festival comes around. It's unlike any other festival in the country. It's gigantic, but it's also decidedly unfestival-like because it's spread out through the entire city without a central focal point. Any week of the year there is a massive festival-worthy list of great comedy happening in New York City so by the time you add in a few extra headlining events, what you really have is a gigantic list of impossible choices and tough decisions.
November 5, 2015

This Year Comedy Central is Doubling Down on Comics to Watch

For the past five years, Comedy Central has showcased their picks for the comics to watch at the New York Comedy Festival and it's one of the events you don't want to miss. This year Comedy Central has more comics to watch. Two nights, two formats, two venues- one for stand up and one for sketch.
June 1, 2015

Richard Lewis Headlines Carolines, Gary Gulman Gets Ready for Conan, and Much More This Week in the NY 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 visited Carolines on Broadway, The Stand, The Producer's Club and more.
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.