August 22, 2016

One of the Best Comedies of the Year Ends After Season Two

The news came in today that season two of The Jim Gaffigan Show will be the series’ last season.  Like with many breakups, Jim Gaffigan announced on social […]
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.
August 5, 2015

IFC Orders Pilots with Jim Norton, Dan Harmon, and Sara Schaefer

IFC has announced has ordered three pilots featuring comedians, according to Variety.
March 7, 2015

A Mother With an Autistic Son Explains Why You Should Give to the Night of Too Many Stars

Autism is a terrible word. It doesn’t roll off the tongue, it’s uncomfortable to say – both for the sound and the definition. And it affects […]
March 6, 2015

Robert Smigel Explains Jack and Triumph to Seth Meyers

Robert Smigel is the mind and voice behind one of the greatest puppets that ever came to life on someone's hand-- Triumph the Insult Comic Dog. Now Triumph has his own tv show, The Jack and Triumph Show on Adult Swim and Smigel explained the premise to Seth and his audience last night.
March 5, 2015

Comedians On Late Night TV Thursday March 5: Adam Sandler, Robert Smigel, Nick Thune, Jane Lynch and More

Welcome to late night comedy on Thursday. Get comfortable.
March 3, 2015

Robert Smigel Explains the “Asshole” Concept Behind the Night of Too Many Stars Charity Fundraiser Event

Robert Smigel has a brand new series out, The Jack and Triumph Show on Adult Swim, and this week he also produced the gigantic Night of Too Many Stars to raise money for programs for kids with Autism.
March 2, 2015

Comedians On Late Night TV Monday March 2: Robert Smigel, Aziz Ansari, Doug Benson, Nick Frost and More

It's the last week of guest hosts for the Late Late Show before James Corden begins.
March 2, 2015

Big Jon Stewart News Plus, Major Celebrities Attend Colin Quinn’s Premiere Screening of Cop Show and The Night of Too Many Stars Has TOO MANY STARS!

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 reports from Colin Quinn's star studded premiere, the Night of Too Many Stars, Gotham and more...
February 18, 2015

Triumph The Insult Diva Makes a Conan Appearance, Rips on NBC

Triumph made a grand entrance on Conan and had insults for everyone. He was doing an appearance with his new friend Jack McBrayer and pay no attention to that Jewish man behind the chair. He was thrilled to be on Conan's podcast, which, he said was much better than being on The Today Show on NBC. He said that NBC censored his jokes, but Conan is different. Conan will let him speak.
February 16, 2015

2776: How 3 Great Comedy Writers Made Music and Comedy With 82 Brilliant Artists, Stars, Legends and Other Celebrities

It's Presidents Day and we can't think of a better way to celebrate it then to shine a spotlight on the comedy and musical greatness of 2776. The 28 track double album is a journey through America’s past, present and future in a quest to convince an alien not to destroy planet Earth. Created by three incredibly talented comedy writers, and starring an almost unbelievable list of talented artists, the album was created for a great cause. Every album sold benefits OneKid OneWorld which provides a foundation for education in impoverished communities throughout Kenya and El Salvador.
February 6, 2015

Triumph The Insult Comic Dog Will Do Anything To Get You To Watch His New Show

The Jack and Triumph Show is coming to Adult Swim starting on Friday, February 20th.
November 3, 2014

Behind the Scenes at Triumph the Insult Comic’s New Show, News From Robert Klein, Why Gilbert Gottfried Doesn’t Like Blind People 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. In today’s column, Jeffrey attends a taping of the new Jack and Triumph show, attends a comedy benefit, and reports on himself!
September 26, 2013

Conan’s Illegitimate Children: 10 Stars & Their Late Night Beginnings

Conan O'Brien has had his fair share of celebrity guests stop by in his 20 years as a late night host. But who knew the real stars were the ones down the hall making copies ...