December 18, 2017

Top Ten Comedy Television Series in 2017; Vote for #1

Television continues to be tremendous in series that are specifically designed to be comedies as well as dramatic series that have strong comedy elements and players […]
July 31, 2017

Gail Meets Kate Berlant at Montreal’s Just for Laughs

This week on an all new “Gail Meets Girls,” Gail meets up with Kate Berlant at the Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal and discuss […]
May 18, 2017

Inside the 11th Hour Birth of Boston Calling’s Comedy Experience

The Boston Calling Music Festival has undergone a significant transformation in the past year- consolidating two annual outings to one, as well as a change in […]
July 20, 2016

Leslie Jones Quits Twitter, Tens of Thousands Hashtag #LoveForLeslieJ

  Yesterday, after reading that comedian and actress Leslie Jones had received a slew of hateful racist tweets, tens of thousands of social media users took to […]
January 18, 2016

Comedic Chemistry Shines On and Off-screen at ‘Those Who Can’t’ NYC Screening

Christina Stiehl attended the New York Magazine, Vulture and truTV exclusive screening of truTV’s new scripted comedy "Those Who Can’t" at the Roxy Hotel in New York City. TWC premieres on truTV on February 11th.
December 14, 2015

Hours and Hours of Just For Laughs Comedy Without Leaving Home

The annual Just for Laughs Festival is undisputedly the Godfather of Comedy Festivals. Everyone in comedy has either performed at Just for Laughs or wants to, but not everyone can make it to Montreal. This year, Just for Laughs is bringing the festival to you. Today the J4L team has announced that the Pete Holmes Elevator Show, a 90 minute Prime Time Special hosted by Howie Mandell, Funny as Hell featuring plenty of stand up hotsed by Jon Dore, hours of comedy performances from Just For Laughs, and The Nasty Show hosted by Artie Lange!
November 21, 2015

The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail Gets a Third Season

Comedy Central announced today that they're giving the go ahead to Season Three of The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail. The little show held in the back of a comic shop is LA's hottest stand up show and now it's coming back to Comedy Central for another round of shows.
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.
October 22, 2015

TruTV Premieres Their First Scripted Comedy From Denver’s Grawlix, and It’s Amazing

The short version: Those Who Can't definitely can. If you're a fan of comedy television, here's a series you can get excited about.
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.
July 3, 2015

Stellar Line Up of Breaking Talent Joins Comedy Vets at Denver’s High Plains Comedy Festival

This year’s High Plains Comedy Festival will boast some of the hottest up and coming comedy talents in the country along with some major veteran headliners. Last […]
June 16, 2015

Nate Bargatze, Bridgett Everett on Variety’s 10 Comics To Watch List For 2015

Variety has announced the 10 comedians who, in their eyes, folks should keep an eye on in 2015. Plenty of sites compile lists, but Variety goes […]
June 9, 2015

Tenacious D Festival Supreme Line Up Brings Kids in the Hall, Tim Minchin, Amy Poehler to LA Shrine

Yesterday the official line up for this years Tenacious D Festival Supreme was released and as expected, there are some huge names on board in the comedy category. The line up was official announced on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic 89.9FM by Tenacious D personally. The festival takes place at the Shrine Expo Hall and grounds on October 10, 2015.
June 1, 2015

Comedians on Late Night Monday June 1: Pete Holmes, Melissa McCarthy and More

It's been a week off for almost all of the night shows, but everyone is back with live shows and ready to entertain you. Here's whats happening on Monday.
May 19, 2015

Anthony Jeselnik Headlining Denver High Plains Comedy Festival

Save these dates! August 20th to 22nd are the dates you need to set aside to get your ass to Denver for the Third Annual High Plains Comedy Festival.
April 9, 2015

Moontower Comedy Festival Must See Shows of 2015

MOONTOWER COMEDY & ODDITIES FESTIVAL is coming up this month, and once again its shaping up to be one of the best festivals of the year. Moontower, more than any other festival has the feeling of comedy summer camp. The venues are all close enough to walk to, the weather is pretty stunning, and there's great food all around you-- including some of the best bbq in the country. Plus there are parties every night, a giant Ping Pong tournament and walk in access to dozens of events, all with the company of somewhere around 100 of the country's funniest comedians
January 29, 2015

Watch the Trailer: Nick Thune Has Much Comedy On The Very Tour With Kate Berlant and Ben Kronberg

Nick Thune has a new trailer out.
January 22, 2015

Around the Industry This Week in Comedy, News from Louis C.K., Rachel Feinstein, Margaret Cho and more…

The stories and news people talk about around the industry when the club closes and they’re sitting at the bar….
January 20, 2015

Maria Bamford, Todd Barry, T.J. Miller, Pete Holmes and More to Headline Moontower Comedy & Oddity Fest

The Moontower Comedy and Oddity Fest is returning to Austin, Texas for its 4th year!
December 25, 2014

The Comedians Call It: 22 Great Comics Tell Us Who Will Be the Next Big Thing

For a week we've been talking about who was great, who excelled and who out performed everyone in 2014. But 2014 is sooooooo 2014. What really matters is who is going to kill it, crush it, wrap it up and take it home in a nylon sack in 2015. We wanted to know who is going to be the big ticket next year and so we went to the people who know best- their closest friends and competitors, other stand up comics.
August 20, 2014

T.J. Miller Tells You Why You Should Hit Up the Denver High Plains Comedy Festival This Week

T.J. Miller is an LA-by-way-of-Chicago (by way of Denver) comedian who can currently be seen in HBO’s Silicon Valley, but has also graced the big and small screen more times than you can count. His stand-up is a mix of everything weird and wonderful that defies any other type of description. T.J. spoke with the IBang about the upcoming High Plains Comedy Festival in Denver, CO and why Denver kicks ass.
July 23, 2014

Just For Laughs 2014 New Faces of Comedy

Each year the Montreal Just For Laughs comedy festival announces their New Faces of Comedy list, which is of course, the line up for their New Faces of Comedy Series. This annual list is always highly anticipated, as many young comedians who make the Just For Laughs New Faces list quickly go on to do great things.