February 12, 2019

John Mulaney and Sebastian Maniscalco Will Anchor LucyFest at National Comedy Center in 2019

Sebastian Maniscalco and John Mulaney will headline the 2019 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, August 7-11. Following up big after a wildly successful LucyFest in 2018, for the […]
January 23, 2019

Ernie Kovacs to be Celebrated by National Comedy Center with Exhibit of Never-Before-Seen Archives

“The Ernie Kovacs Centennial Exhibit” to Debut in August 2019 The National Comedy Center will celebrate the centennial year of legendary comedy innovator Ernie Kovacs with […]
January 18, 2019

Pete Holmes and Judd Apatow Do Impressions of Two Bills

Earlier at this week, Ron Bennington sat down with the principals of HBO’s Crashing to tape an episode of Bennington’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series.  The hour […]
January 14, 2019

Jimmy Shubert Coming East to Tape Unmasked With Ron Bennington in NYC; Get Tickets

Comedian and actor Jimmy Shubert is coming to SiriusXM’s midtown Manhattan HQ in New York to sit down with Ron Bennington for an episode of Bennington’s […]
January 7, 2019

Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes Will Tape an Hour with Ron Bennington With a Studio Audience

The stars and EP of HBO’s brand new series “Crashing”- Judd Apatow, Pete Holmes and other guests to be announced- will be coming to New York […]
January 6, 2019

Six Funny Women That Broke Comedy’s Glass Ceiling For Other Women to Follow

Women have always had a hard road to travel in comedy with extra challenges and obstacles beyond the already difficult path to being a successful comedian. They’ve […]
January 3, 2019

2018 Comedy Awards! Here Are Your Winners (As Voted For By You!) For the Fifth Annual Comedy Awards

Best of Everything in Comedy 2018 as Chosen by You Before we start talking about 2019, it’s time to close out this year’s Best of Everything […]
December 22, 2018

Ten Best Books Authored By a Comedian in 2018. Vote for #1

Comedians no longer are satisfied to just perform on stage- they have to constantly be doing side projects. Host podcasts, get a gig on tv, perform […]
December 12, 2018

Brian Regan Returns to Unmasked Series for a Third Hour, Get Tickets

Comedy legend Brian Regan is coming to New York City to sit down with Ron Bennington at the famed Village Underground at the Comedy Cellar on […]
December 10, 2018

Adam McKay Will Sit Down with SiriusXM Host Ron Bennington and a Live Studio Audience

Oscar winning Filmmaker, screenwriter, director comedian and actor Adam McKay is coming to SiriusXM HQ in New York City to talk about his new critically acclaimed […]
December 3, 2018

Stan and Ollie Stars Coming to SiriusXM to Talk With Ron Bennington With a Live Studio Audience

Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly, the stars of the highly anticipated feature film “Stan and Ollie” are coming to SiriusXM with director Jon S. Baird. […]
November 29, 2018

Remembering the Greatness of Patrice O’Neal

Reprinted from its original publication date of November 29, 2014. Four years ago Andrew Fargnoli and Earl Douglas put together the perfect Patrice O’Neal primer. Every […]
October 5, 2018

Ricky Gervais Doesn’t Care If You’re Offended By His Jokes: “I want to take the audience by the hand and take them through a scary forest.”

Ricky Gervais doesn’t care if his jokes offend you. He shared this sentiment in front of a packed house during his first appearance ever at New […]
October 1, 2018

Ellie Kemper Joining Ron Bennington In Conversation at SiriusXM; Here’s How to Get Tickets (They’re Free!)

Actress, comedian, and award-winning tv star Ellie Kemper is going to be the next guest to sit in the chair opposite SiriusXM host Ron Bennington. Kemper […]
September 22, 2018

Finding Gilda Radner: How One Woman Went From an Actress to a Feature Filmmaker Who Would Open the Tribeca Film Fest After Being Inspired by Gilda

This weekend, “Love, Gilda” the documentary about comedy legend Gilda Radner is in theaters that opened this year’s Tribeca Film Fest is in theaters. I spoke […]
September 19, 2018

An Evening With Ricky Gervais With Host Ron Bennington Coming to Village Underground and You Can Request Tickets Right Here

Ricky Gervais is going to be the next guest that sits down with critically acclaimed interviewer Ron Bennington for his ongoing SiriusXM talk series! Gervais will […]
September 4, 2018

Norm Macdonald Coming to SiriusXM to Talk with Ron Bennington and a Studio Audience

Comedy giant Norm Macdonald is going to be the next guest on Ron Bennington’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series on SiriusXM.  Macdonald and Bennington will sit down […]
August 13, 2018

Dear Governor Cuomo, Congratulations on Your Decision to Support the National Comedy Center, It’s a Home Run

I’ve been enthusiastically championing the arrival of the National Comedy Center for about a year now. I first approached the center with a heaping dose of […]
August 8, 2018

Elayne Boosler Will Be the Next Guest on Unmasked

Comedy legend Elayne Boosler is going to be the next guest on Ron Bennington’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series on SiriusXM. Elayne is coming in to talk […]
July 28, 2018

Howie Mandel Bought Just for Laughs to Make It As Famous as Coachella

Howie Mandel Details His Plan for the Future of Just For Laughs: I Want to Be a Brand Ambassador and Scream It! In March, it was […]
July 16, 2018

Just For Laughs Ticket Alert: LA vs NY Panel with Six Great Comics and Unmasked with Howie Mandel

Note: You must request tickets using the form below.  The show will not be accepting requests via Twitter for this Event Ron Bennington is taking Unmasked Back […]
July 9, 2018

Bobcat Goldthwait is Coming Back to Guest on Award Winning Unmasked Series

Comedian, filmmaker, director, actor and writer Bobcat Goldthwait is coming to New York to sit down with Ron Bennington for a brand new episode of his critically acclaimed Unmasked […]
June 28, 2018

Nikki Glaser, Lil Rel, Dom Irrera, Kevin Pollak, Jeff Ross Will Roast Bruce Willis for Comedy Central

Comedy Central announced the list of names who will roast Bruce Willis on Sunday July 29th at the Hollywood Palladium.  Nikki Glaser, Lil Rel Howery, Dom […]
June 18, 2018

Rich Vos Will Be at the Fat Black Pussycat to Tape an Episode of Unmasked: Request Tickets Here

Rich Vos will be the next guest on Ron Bennington’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series in New York City! Rich will be the first guest to tape […]
May 17, 2018

Richard Pryor Audio Documentary and Three Never-Before-Heard Standup Albums will Anchor Three Weeks of Specialty Programming About Pryor on SiriusXM

SiriusXM announced to day that it will honor the life and legacy of comedian Richard Pryor with a three week tribute to Richard Pryor that will […]
May 15, 2018

Tom Papa Will Join Ron Bennington For Taping of Unmasked at Village Underground

Tom Papa is set to guest on SiriusXM’s critically acclaimed Unmasked series in New York City. Tom will be coming to New York City’s famed Village […]
April 14, 2018

Come See Ron Bennington’s Unmasked at Moontower!

We are excited to announce an exciting event at Moontower! Comedian, actor, writer and producer David Cross is going to spend an hour with Ron Bennington, for […]