March 24, 2019

Comedy Bits: This Week in Comedy News Two New Festivals, New Specials From Kevin Hart and Anthony Jeselnik, More Mindy, and Nicole Byer and Sasheer Zamata are Best Friends!

This week in comedy, there were announcements, trailers and premiere dates everywhere! We had the exclusive world premiere of the trailer for Chad Daniels new hour […]
March 11, 2019

Seen at SXSW: What We Do in the Shadows Has a Bright Future

Film-to-television adaptations are a tricky business. They shoulder the burden of staying true to their source material, while also creating enough new story to create a […]
May 21, 2018

Retta Talks New Book; Answers the Aziz Question at Vulture Fest Event

Vulture Festival is no joke. Walking into the place– it’s held out in the Meatpacking district– you are immediately swarmed with staff members tasked with helping […]
May 21, 2018

Jessica Pilot Offers Insight on Preparing for a Late Night Set, Leonard Outzs Talks About Her New Show, and Aziz Ansari Stops His Set To Make Sure His Jokes Aren’t Being Transcribed

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 […]
April 18, 2018

Clusterfest Adds John Mulaney, Jeff Ross, Bert Kreischer and More to Festival Lineup

Comedy Central Presents Clusterfest, taking place in San Francisco June 1-3, 2018, announced today that an exciting array of top tier comedians and artists will be […]
March 21, 2018

Amy Poehler Joins the Netflix Filmmaker Club

Amy Poehler is making a movie for Netflix, and she’s going to star in it to. On Tuesday Netflix announced that the SNL and Parks and […]
February 28, 2018

Chicago’s AV Club Festival Rebrands as The Onion Comedy & Arts Fest

Tom Scharpling, Bob Odenkirk, Chris Gethard are Highlights of The Rebranded Fest We’ve been covering the AV Club’s 26th Annual Comedy Festival in Chicago since its […]
November 3, 2017

Just in Time for Movember, The Mighty Mustaches of Comedy

Throughout the years there have been some iconic comedic mustaches that have made not shaving much more attractive, some of these comedians you probably can’t imagine […]
November 1, 2017

Comedians Make the Greatest Halloween Costumes: Happy Comedy Halloween

  Not every Halloween enthusiast just goes to the pop up store to buy a pair of ears. There’s more to Halloween than just being a […]
May 11, 2017

Fox Greenlights Comedies, ’Ghosted’, ‘LA->Vegas’, Renews ‘The Last Man on Earth’

It looks like pilot season is yielding some interesting results, as it has just been announced that Fox has given the green light to two promising […]
May 7, 2017

Standing Out From Under the Shadow of Netflix: How Seeso Has Had a Real Impact in the Evolution of the Hour Special

Rumors are swirling that the days may be numbered for comedy streaming platform And while many in the business questioned whether there ever was room […]
May 4, 2017

The Chris Gethard Show Moves to TruTV, Will Return to Live Format

TruTV is making a bold, and fabulous move, snatching up The Chris Gethard Show and promising 16 hour long episodes. Wait, it gets better, truTV will […]
April 26, 2017

The Best Advice for Women in Comedy from Industry, Writers, and Comedians

I want to start by thanking the 8th Annual Women in Comedy Festival (held each year in Boston, MA) for giving me a wonderful gift. I […]
April 11, 2017

Ricky Gervais Expires His Lifetime Pass

It’s been roughly fifteen years since audiences were first exposed to The Office, one of the most influential comedy series in TV history. Its naturalist (and […]
February 17, 2017

IFC Greenlights New Comedy From Former ‘Daily Show’ EP

Here’s some news on an interesting series that had all but fallen off of our radar: IFC has just announced that they have officially greenlit the […]
February 11, 2017

This Old House Tours Nick Offerman’s Woodworking Shop

We live in a world full of variables, variables that could drastically change the course of our lives in a moment’s notice. It’s that unpredictability that […]
February 10, 2017

Amy Poehler Working with H. Jon Benjamin and John Roberts on HBO Show

  Details are slim so far, but HBO has just announced an exciting new project that they’re working on in collaboration with Amy Poehler and Bob’s […]
January 30, 2017

Good News: The Good Place Picked Up for Season 2; Bad News: We Need it Right Now

The night before the inauguration, a new NBC show quietly wrapped up its first season after a 13 episode run. Mike Schur’s The Good Place has […]
January 10, 2017

Aziz Ansari to Make ’SNL’ Hosting Debut

Saturday Night Live will be returning from its regular holiday hiatus next week, and they’re looking to come back with a bang. The show has announced […]
December 6, 2016

Jon Glaser’s Love of Gear is Legit

Jon Glaser’s writing credits feature some of the most beloved TV comedies in recent history– he’s lent his talents to Conan, Parks and Recreation, Girls, and […]
August 31, 2016

Craig Robinson, Adam Scott Starring in Fox’s ‘Ghosted’

According to a report by Deadline, Craig Robinson and Adam Scott, who starred together in 2015’s Hot Tub Time Machine 2, will appear on screen together […]
July 12, 2016

Sebastian Maniscalco Named JFL Stand Up Comedian of the Year, Aziz Ansari, Maria Bamford, Silicon Valley Also Honored

Sebastian Maniscalco has been a runaway comedy train, which is why this year the Just For Laughs award committee unanimously chose him as their Stand Up Comedian of the year. Also on the list to receive top awards at this years Just for Laughs Comedy Festival are Maria Bamford who is the Breakout Comedy Star of the Year, Silicon Valley creators Mike Judge and Alec Berg named Writers of the Year, and Aziz Ansari, who takes the title of Comedy Person of the Year.
June 23, 2016

Bridget Everett Set To Star With Molly Shannon In ‘Fun Mom Dinner’

Variety is reporting that Molly Shannon, Toni Collete, Bridget Everett and Katie Aselton have all been recruited for an upcoming film called Fun Mom Dinner. The […]
June 19, 2016

HOME/OFFICE Uses Targeting To Help Fund Web Series

Sponsored Post Millions of people around the world have been drawn toward comedy series about the workplace. The Office, Parks and Recreation, Murphy Brown, News Radio, […]
June 17, 2016

Louis C.K. and Pamela Adlon’s ‘Better Things’ Coming September 8th

This week, Deadline hosted their AwardsLine Emmy event, where they screen some of the season’s most talked-about films and television shows. During a screening of Horace […]
June 10, 2016

Rob Lowe To Be Roasted On Comedy Central

  Details are scant at this point, but Comedy Central announced earlier today that perennial handsome guy Rob Lowe (Parks and Recreation, Tommy Boy) will be […]
April 21, 2016

New York Live Comedy: April 21 – 27, 2016

New York Live Comedy listings for the week of April 21-27, 2016.  Curated by Christine Marie Evans and Emily Cohen. Scroll down to submit your listings! […]