December 12, 2017

Che and Jost Get a Promotion

Michael Che and Colin Jost got a promote. The two will serve as head writers of Saturday Night Live along with Kent Sublette and Bryan Tucker […]
August 25, 2017

Who Will Host Saturday Night Live Season 43 Opener?

Thursday night on the final Weekend Update, summer edition, Michael Che and Colin Jost announced that Saturday Night Live‘s forty third season will open with Ryan […]
August 18, 2017

Tina Fey’s Cake Filled Rant Dives Deep on Weekend Update

Tina Fey, Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers Join Weekend Update’s Michael Che and Colin Jost Last night on NBC, Michael Che and Colin Jost brought another […]
May 21, 2017

What Happened on Saturday Night Live Last Night: SNL Says Goodbye to Moynihan, Bayer…and Trump

The theme of last night’s season finale of Saturday Night Live was “goodbye”. The cast and crew, of course, were putting a bow on Season 42, […]
May 14, 2017

What Happened on Saturday Night Live Last Night: What Hit and What Missed with Melissa McCarthy Hosting

Melissa McCarthy is one of the funniest women in America, and her appearance on Saturday Night Live last night confirmed that. Her appearance both live on stage […]
April 16, 2017

Last Night on Saturday Night Live, Fallon’s Confusing Party Monologue, Spicey’s Back and a Solid Night of Sketches

Fallon is back, and with Jimmy in the house, SNL this week was all about fun. In true Fallon fashion, there was music, there was dance, […]
March 14, 2017

Michael Che and Colin Jost are Going to Prime Time

  Michael Che and Colin Jost are getting four primetime hour specials that will air this summer while Saturday Night Live is in hiatus. Beginning August 10th, […]
December 19, 2016

The Ten Best Stand Up Comedians of 2016! Vote For #1

It's the end of our third year covering all the greatest comedy happening in the United States and around the world, and we're thrilled because despite what a rough year 2016 was in many ways, it was truly a stand out year for comedy. Now that it’s time to wrap up the year and put a bow on it, we picked our favorites of everything in comedy, starting with the stand up comedian of the year.
November 29, 2016

What Lorne Michaels Can Learn From Michael Che’s New Hour Special

Lorne Michaels has probably watched and enjoyed Michael Che’s debut hour special. After all, he hired Che, put his faith in him to carry half of […]
November 15, 2016

Preview Michael Che’s Big New Hour Special

Comedian Michael Che is bringing down the house with his stand up special Michael Che Matters. The new special premieres on Netflix on Friday November 25th. […]
October 9, 2016

SNL Highlights: Baldwin Returns For Trump Pussygate, Fallon and Fey Take on the Philly Accent, and All the Hip Hop Hop You Can Handle

  Last week, the Saturday Night Live premiere set the bar high with great sketches in a Margot Robbie helmed episode. This week Lin-Manuel Miranda had […]
August 25, 2016

Colin Quinn, Reggie Watts, Michael Che and More Netflix Original Hour Specials Announced

The Netflix Original Hour Special has become a force in the comedy business. The Netflix Effect (a term coined by Comedy Dynamic’s Brian-Volk Weiss in an […]
July 21, 2016

Live From Cleveland, It’s Saturday Night Live’s RNC Weekend Update!

The Saturday Night Live news anchors didn't get to take the entire summer off while the show is in hiatus following its 41st year on the air.
June 22, 2016

What’s So Special About Wyatt Cenac’s Night Train?

Night Train, hosted by Wyatt Cenac (of former Daily Show Correspondent fame), has occupied the Monday night slot at Littlefield in Brooklyn for about four years […]
June 10, 2016

Morgan, Che, Watts and Everything Else You Missed If You Weren’t at the AV Club/Onion Comedy Festival

Last week the AV Club and The Onion held the third edition of their 26th Annual Comedy Festival and it was a week full of fantastic comedy […]
June 5, 2016

Skankfest Promises to Be A Very Different Kind of Comedy Festival

Skankfest is not your typical comedy festival.
June 1, 2016

Big Comedy Happenings All Over Chicago This Weekend

There are gigantic events happening all over Chicago this week which is why we are swooping into town to cover them.  No, we’re not talking about […]
May 20, 2016

UP NEXT, Dan Soder. A Look Through The Lens At New York Comedy

Dan Soder is a name most Interrobang readers already know and love. If you don't, this is the perfect time to be figuring that out. Dan co-hosts a SiriusXM radio show - The Bonfire- that is growing bigger every day. He's co-starring on a hit Showtime series- Billions. He's written and starred in a Comedy Central digital series, Used People.
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.
March 21, 2016

New York Auditions for Just For Laughs Plus News From Bonnie McFarlane, Lisa Lampanelli, 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 in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week Jeffrey covered the scene at Gotham Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, Westport CT, and the Village Underground.
March 17, 2016

Up Next…Michael Che: A look through the lens in NY comedy

Photographer Phil Provencio caught Michael Che on camera at Bar Matchless in Greenpoint Brooklyn.
March 8, 2016

Tracy Morgan, Sarah Silverman to Headline Onion AV Club Comedy Festival

The Onion and pop culture sister-site, The A.V. Club, recently announced the highly anticipated Third Annual 26th Annual Comedy Festival will take place on June 1-5, 2016.
February 29, 2016

Big Jay Oakerson Tapes His Special, Bill Burr Holds Court at The Stand, Dave Attell at Comedy Juice 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 in comedy, and who Jeffrey Gurian ran into this week in and around New York. This week Jeffrey covered the scene at Gotham Comedy Club, The Stand, The Comedy Cellar, and Webster Hall.
February 2, 2016

Big Jay Oakerson’s ‘What’s Your F@%king Deal’ Gets Premiere Date and Trailer!

Big Jay Oakerson's exciting new series What's Your Fucking Deal debuts on Seeso network on March 17th and we're excited. Also debuting on March 17th are two more comedy series, Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, and New York's Funniest.
December 19, 2015

The Clubs Speak! The Best Stand Up Comedy Moments of 2015! (As Decided by the Club Owners, Bookers and People Who Produce Comedy)

Over the next two weeks, you’ll see all of our picks for the greatest comedy releases and greatest moments in comedy of 2015. But if you want to know what really happened in comedy in 2015, you have to go to the source- the comedy clubs.
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!
December 6, 2015

Kate McKinnon is So Funny That Ryan Gosling Can’t Hold It Together

Last night Saturday Night Live delivered a strong episode with some great music from Leon Bridges, a guest appearance from SNL alum Mike Myers and some really strong sketches, all featuring Gosling. There were so many great sketches last night it's hard to pick the best ones to share but there were two that stood out as the strongest.