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 […]
November 17, 2016

Will Jay Larson and Rory Scovel Have the Next Hit Show at NerdMelt?

The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail started out as a small local show in the back of a comic book shop and became a huge hit […]
November 3, 2016

Rory Scovel Crowd Works The Apollo on Conan

Rory Scovel's Wednesday night appearance on Conan was a lesson in crowd work.
August 25, 2016

Live Animated Stand Up Show Draws Comedy’s Finest

It’s been four years since Sam Varela and Brandie Posey launched Picture This! and now the show runs regularly in four cities, tours some of the […]
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.
April 7, 2016

Cram Sesh Happening for ‘Those Who Can’t’ Season 1

If you haven't had a chance to check out truTV's Those Who Can't, cancel your plans for Sunday because truTV is giving you an Cram Sesh Marathon.
March 2, 2016

Randy Sklar Finds Lice in Rory Scovel’s Beard This Week on Those Who Can’t

Last week on truTV's "Those Who Can't" Susie Essman terrified High School graduates everywhere, sending them in a ptsd sorta way back to their own Drill Sargeant Home Ec teachers from decades ago. This week, it gets worse. Randy Sklar guest stars as Dr. Green, who is brought in to deal with a lice outbreak where ground zero is Principal Quinn's beard.
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!
December 2, 2015

Highly Anticipated Comedy Show Gets Renewed Before It Airs

TruTV brought on three Denver comics to help them rebrand their network. Denver stand up comedians Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Overdahl and Ben Roy -- collectively known as The Grawlix -- are also the creative forces behind the upcoming series 'Those Who Can't'.
October 15, 2015

New Shows From Big Jay Oakerson, Matt Besser, Rory Scovel Will Premiere on New NBCU All Comedy Streaming Service

NBC Universal is launching an all comedy streaming service. The service is being called Seeso, and will offer a big slate of original series and existing content.
August 5, 2015

Toronto’s Marijuana Infused Comedy Scene

How is this possible? That’s the first question usually asked by out-of-town comics when they walk in on one of Toronto’s Vapor Lounge comedy shows. The center of Canada’s comedy universe is home to a series of weekly rooms where audience members can openly smoke marijuana while enjoying some of the best standup the city has to offer.
July 26, 2015

Coming Soon, a Brand New Comedy Webseries: Glenn Has Idea$

From comes a brand new webseries.
July 8, 2015

Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival Returns With Attell, Oakerson, Pharoah, Norton, Che and More!

Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival is back! Get excited to see some giant comedy stars in this traveling festival
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.
January 21, 2015

Comedians On Late Night TV Wednesday January 21: Nick Kroll, Dave Koechner, Rory Scovel and More

Jim Gaffigan wraps up his hosting duties on the Late Late Show.
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.
October 8, 2014

7 Comedians We Said Would Blow Up (And Did)

In August 2013 we gave you seven comedians who we predicted were about to blow up in a major way. From stand-up to television and beyond, here's a look at what's changed for these seven comedians since August 2013, and what they're up to now. Which ones did we get right, which were misses, and who is about to get even bigger?
September 24, 2014

Sara Schaefer Bringing You Las Vegas…and a Podcast of LIES.

Comedian Sara Schaefer will be performing this Saturday night at the legendary Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas as a part of Lipshtick-- a comedy lineup that includes some of the funniest women in comedy. We got to talk with Sara about her upcoming Vegas appearance, and asked her how she feels about being on the bill with so many legends.
September 10, 2014

Comedians On Late Night TV Wednesday September 10: Nick Offerman, Rory Scovel, Ron Funches and More

Here's your Wednesday comedy menu for the comedians and comedic performers showing up on late night TV tonight.
July 29, 2014

Comedians on Late Night TV Tuesday: Scott Aukerman, Rory Scovel, Jay Larson and More!

Tuesday night doesn't have to be dull. Here are the comedic guests on the late night talks show on Tuesday. All times are eastern.
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.
June 25, 2014

Second Annual Funny or Die Oddball Comedy Tour Dates

An all-star lineup has been announced for this summer’s “Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014.” Last year's 15 city tour was so successful that this year's events are being greatly expanded. 21 dates of comedy kicks off on August 8 in Tampa, Florida, and concludes on September 21 in Austin, Texas.
May 21, 2014

Rory Scovel And Amy Schumer In “Couple Chooses A Movie”

Comedian Rory Scovel guest starred on Inside Amy Schumer this week.
May 20, 2014

Comedians On Late Night TV Tuesday May 20: Sarah Silverman, Will Ferrell, Jo Koy, Jim Breuer and More

Here are some of the comedians appearing on Late Night, tonight!
April 24, 2014

Dan Soder, Hannibal Burress and the Fleshlight Dominate Day 1 at the Moontower

We didn't make it to the Moontower Festival this year, but that didn't stop us from following it like hawk, and it looks like Day 1 was dominated by Dan Soder, Hannibal Buress and a fleshlight.
April 10, 2014

Don’t Miss the Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival in Austin This Month

Set aside April 23rd to the 26th and book a flight, because the 3rd Annual Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival in Austin promises to be everything you ever hoped a comedy festival would be.