April 23, 2019

Comedy Store Documentary Coming to Showtime

Not long after cancelling the series based on the early years at the Comedy Store, Showtime Documentary Films announced a four-part documentary series that will chronicle […]
March 7, 2019

Emily Heller Will Be the First Comic to Release an Original Hour on Comedy Central Digital; More News From CC

Comedy Central is investing more resources in digital platforms. Comedy Central is releasing its first ever digital-only stand up special. National headlining comedian Emily Heller’s first […]
January 26, 2019

Mike Winfield Wins NBC Stand Up Competition

NBC has named comedian Mike E. Winfield as the winner of its 15th annual StandUp NBC competition. Winfield was chosen for the prestigious honor from eight […]
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 […]
December 29, 2018

The Official Unofficial Comedy Timeline of 2018

Comedy in 2018. A lot happened in comedy news in 2018- a lot of the news was bad with some hard hitting deaths, and some disturbing […]
December 27, 2018

The Best of Filtered Excellence 2018

Bob Geldof once asked us, “Where is the filtered excellence!?” It’s right here. Once a week we take a break from comedy to bring you this week’s […]
December 19, 2018

Fez Whatley Recasts Live Action Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer with Comedians

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” is an endearing television classic that has become a Christmas tradition during the holidays. Since its debut in 1964, children have been […]
December 6, 2018

Chris Distefano Picks Up Overall Deal with Comedy Central

Comedy Central has announced that the network is adding Chris Distefano to its list of partners in production. Distefano has signed with the network for an […]
December 3, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of December 3, 2018

This week in late night is filled with plenty of great comedians and fabulous holiday guests.
November 12, 2018

We Covered the New York Comedy Festival Checking Out Bill Burr, Team Coco, John Oliver, Scott Rogowsky, Bert Kreischer and More

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 […]
November 7, 2018

Judd Apatow is Secret Headliner at Sold Out Lincoln Lodge Show in Chicago

Ian Edwards, Wayne Federman and Secret Headliner, Judd Apatow Pop-Up in Chicago For a Sold Out Show at The Lincoln Lodge Wayne Federman Gives Some Details […]
October 25, 2018

Bill Hicks Bio Will Be a Richard Linklater Film

The long awaited Bill Hicks biopic is coming and will be in the capable hands of Richard Linklater. Linklater will write and direct the film- as […]
October 22, 2018

Trevor Noah Tells a Baby Chick About His New Netflix Special

There was a time when it looked like Netflix and Comedy Central were getting into a Jay Leno/David Letterman-esque war, where signing with Netflix would be […]
October 16, 2018

Ken Jeong Will Host Jerry Lewis Arranged Comedy Awards Show in NYC in December

Before he passed, Jerry Lewis set up an Academy of Comedians to award honors to comedy’s top performers. The Academy will hold its first-ever Legacy Awards […]
September 6, 2018

Seinfeld and Hale Will Help to Honor Julia Louis-Dreyfus at This Year’s Mark Twain Award Ceremony

Seinfeld and Veep co-stars Jerry Seinfeld and Tony Hale will be among the list of comedians honoring this year’s Mark Twain Award winner, Julia Louis Dreyfus. […]
August 21, 2018

Norm Macdonald Show Announces Guests

Despite the quick cancellation of The Break with Michelle Wolf, and The Joel McHale Show With Joel McHale, we have very high hopes that the Lionsgate […]
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 25, 2018

Mark Lonow and Jo Anne Astrow Bring A Light Comedy About Dark Jews To the Stage; Inspired by real events

Mark Lonow and Jo Anne Astrow Bring A True Story of Outrageous Comedy to the Stage in LA Acclaimed TV and film actor John Pleshette (Knots […]
July 12, 2018

The Filtered Excellence July 12, 2018

Bob Geldof once asked us, “Where is the filtered excellence!?” It’s right here. Once a week we take a break from comedy to bring you this week’s […]
June 27, 2018

Sean Donnelly Performs Stand Up on the Late Show

Sean Donnelly performed stand up on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert Tuesday night and had a great set explaining why even though he’s a liberal, […]
June 12, 2018

Abby Elliott is Working on a Very Cool Pilot With Comedy Central

Abby Elliott is looking to follow even closer in her father’s comedy footsteps by bringing absurd comedy back to late night television. Comedy Central is developing […]
June 11, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of June 11, 2018

It's an exciting week this summer in late night television. All of the hosts will be in their chairs and behind their desks and working this week with none of them on vacation.
June 4, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of June 4, 2018

As the days get longer, so do the vacations of our late night talk show hosts. The NBC Boys, Jimmy Fallon, Seth and Carson, are all taking this week off.
June 1, 2018

New York City’s Live Comedy Calendar! Upcoming Shows for June 2018. Updated Daily.

Live Comedy in New York City This MONTH: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to […]
May 30, 2018

Chris Distefano Will Be Your Guide to Friday Nights on Comedy Central

Congratulations to Chris DiStefano who will be taking over Friday nights on Comedy Central with a series of interstitial short segments between stand up segments on […]
May 28, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of May 28, 2018

Summer has arrived with the Memorial Day weekend. Of course, all of our late night talk shows are taking the federal holiday off, but the majority of them are turning that Monday into a full week vacation.
May 27, 2018

The 5: Ross Bennett’s Top 5 Silent Movies You Can Enjoy in 2018

A popular headliner at comedy clubs around the world Ross Bennett has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, and, along with countless other TV […]