December 19, 2017

The Ten Best Comedy Specials of 2017! Vote for Your Favorite

Our celebration of EVERYTHING funny in 2017 continues with the 10 best stand up comedy specials released this year. This year, the number of comedy specials […]
December 18, 2017

The Ten Best Stand Up Comedians of 2017! Vote For #1

2017 Stand Up Comedian of the Year It’s the end of our fourth year covering all the greatest comedy happening in the United States and around […]
October 19, 2017

Nate Bargatze and Lil Rel Howery Based Sitcoms in the Works at Fox; Jerrod Carmichael to Co-Write and Produce Both

Nate Bargatze’s life could become the inspiration for a new sitcom, and Variety reported on Wednesday that Jerrod Carmichael is attached to co-write and co-executive produce the […]
July 1, 2017

NBC Comedy Series Won’t Be Back for Season 4

Jerrod Carmichael announced that he isn’t coming back for a fourth season of The Carmichael Show in a press statement yesterday, and NBC released a statement […]
March 25, 2017

David Alan Grier: The Carmichael Show is Blacker Than Black-ish

If there was a debate over which network sitcom is stronger when it comes to dealing with race issues, David Alan Grier is picking the one that he works on, The Carmichael Show.
March 21, 2017

The Carmichael Show Decides It’s Adult Enough to Use a Bad Word and It Makes the News

The Carmichael Show became known for being smart, funny and edgy right out of the gate and this season, they’re about to test the waters a […]
March 12, 2017

Jerrod Carmichael 8 Gets a Resounding Hell Yes From Tweeters

Last night, Jerrod Carmichael’s new special, 8, debuted on HBO. Back when Jerrod recorded the special, there were some concerns and complaints from fans about being […]
February 10, 2017

Get a First Glimpse of Jerrod Carmichael’s New Hour

Jerrod Carmichael’s new hour special debuts on HBO on Saturday, March 11. Carmichael taped the hour in December at New York City’s Masonic Temple. It’s his […]
January 24, 2017

‘Jerrod Carmichael: 8’ Coming to HBO in March

HBO has announced the release dates for two highly-anticipated projects: Jerrod Carmichael’s new stand-up special, Jerrod Carmichael: 8, and the second season of the Duplass brothers’ […]
December 11, 2016

What the Hell Happened at Jerrod Carmichael’s HBO Taping?

Jerrod Carmichael taped his HBO special on Friday night in New York City and there’s a lot of buzz about the special, but it’s not all […]
September 23, 2016

Jerrod Carmichael Adds Book Deal to His List of Big Moves

Alongside a renewal for the third season of “The Carmichael Show”, the eponymous comedian will also author a memoir. The book is currently untitled and has […]
August 27, 2016

Pete Holmes, T.J. Miller, Jerrod Carmichael Tracy Ullman Bringing New Comedy to HBO

There is so much stand up coming at you this fall, you won’t know where to turn, and it’s all top caliber. Netflix and Comedy Central […]
May 15, 2016

’The Carmichael Show’ Renewed for Third Season

The Carmichael Show Picks Up a Third Season
May 14, 2016

Episode Review: The Chris Gethard Show: A Very Weird Family Dinner

The Chris Gethard Show’s audience often feels like a family, a group of disenfranchised weirdos who find a commonality in the accepting humor and wacky bits. Chris Gethard even said in the cold open that he thinks of the TCGS tribe as the family he chose.
May 13, 2016

New Network Comedy Shows Confirmed From Tina Fey, Marlon Wayans, Kevin James and More, Plus Find Out Which Comedies Are Returning

Tons of news from the television front, as CBS, NBC, ABC and The CW have all announced renewals and new projects in the works. Let’s jump right into it.
April 28, 2016

Jerrod Carmichael Loved Prince, Wants Answers

Jerrod Carmichael is a giant Prince fan, and last night he told Conan that Prince's death is consuming his life.  He says he feels the need to know how and why something like this could happen.  "So now its just me staring at the internet saying things like, how long does a god damn toxicology report take?"
March 15, 2016

Carmichael Show Off To a Big Season 2 Start After Cosby Episode Gets Everyone Talking

With the season premiere of his acclaimed, The Carmichael Show, on NBC last weekend, Jerrod Carmichael hasn’t steered away from dissecting tough issues just as he does with his national headlining stand up set.
March 10, 2016

Jerrod Carmichael Explains Why Donald Trump Makes Sense to Him…Sometimes

Jerrod Carmichael is on top of the world. He’s a national headliner with a killer stand up set, and he’s got a second season of a […]
January 5, 2016

Pete Davidson, Abby Elliot, Jerrod Carmichael Make Forbes 30 Under 30 List

Forbes Magazine has put out their annual 30 Under 30 list, featuring 600 of the "brightest young entrepreneurs, breakout talents and change agents in 20 different sectors." The Hollywood and Entertainment sector features promising young performers, agents, industry professionals, rappers, writers, producers, singers, and musicians. Six of the entertainment sector picks are comedians including some names we've featured like Pete Davidson, Abby Elliott, and Jerrod Carmichael.
October 9, 2015

Treasure Island Festival in San Francisco Focusing on The Next Big Thing in Comedy

Treasure Island Music Festival is coming up and this year they have an amazing comedy lineup to go along with their great music festival stages.
October 8, 2015

Two More Friends of the People Working on Network Projects

More big news from stars of TruTV’s hit sketch series Friends of the People.  Head writer Kevin Barnett and co-star Josh Rabinowitz have been tapped by […]
September 25, 2015

Jerrod Carmichael Gets to Hang With Mel Brooks on the Late Late Show and Vice Versa

Thursday night was a great night for comedy fans on the Late Late Show. Old and young, black and white, short and tall, comedy legend Mel Brooks shooting the shit with hilarious newcomer Jerrod Carmichael. It was pandemonium with spittakes, random loose cats walking around the set, it was really funny.
September 15, 2015

NBC Cancels One Comedy, Renews Another

NBC liked the results of their summer sitcom, The Carmichael Show starring Jerrod Carmichael, David Alan Grier and Lil Rel Howery. Ratings and reviews were strong […]
September 11, 2015

The Carmichael Show Getting Hollywood Reporter Love

Daniel Fienberg loves Jerrod Carmichael's new show and he wants NBC to renew it right now. Jerrod is a funny dude and good to see THR going to bat for him and his great team that includes Lil Rel, and David Alan Grier.
August 25, 2015

Jerrod Carmichael Wants a Girlfriend For Instagram Reasons

Last night Jerrod Carmichael was on Conan promoting his new series, The Jerrod Carmichael Show, which starts Wednesday night on NBC.
May 11, 2015

There Will Be Less Than 1 Hour of Situation Comedy on NBC This Fall

Looks like NBC has given up on comedy, at least as far as the 2015 Fall schedule is concerned. Entertainment Weekly figured out that this fall, NBC will be airing less than one hour of comedy programming. And they've squished it all into Friday nights, which are not generally considered to be a hot time slot. NBC hasn't been this low on comedy programming since 1978.
May 10, 2015

Watch the Trailers for Mr. Robinson and The Carmichael Show

NBC has released trailers for two new series centered on stand up comedians-- Mr. Robinson and The Carmichael Show. Both shows are slated for short series runs beginning August 5th and will air on Wednesday nights at 9pm and 9:30pm respectively.