April 14, 2019

Comedy Bits: This Week in Comedy News Kate McKinnon, Scott Rogowsky Have Everyone Talking, Plus News From Wanda Sykes, Ricky Gervais, Album Releases and More

This week in comedy news, there’s so much we didn’t cover this week, so get ready to catch up. We’re very excited about upcoming Hulu series […]
April 10, 2019

Sara Gilbert Is Done Talking

No more ‘yabba dabba do’ for Sara Gilbert as she steps down from CBS The The Talk after nine years. No hint of a replacement but […]
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 18, 2019

Roseanne Makes First Return to the Stage With An Assist From the Dice Man in Vegas

Roseanne Barr took the stage with Andrew Dice Clay in Vegas this weekend. The move took place at the Tropicana’s Laugh Factory during Clay’s scheduled gig […]
March 16, 2019

Who is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: March 16, 2019

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day weekend with a repeat of last year's Saturday Night Live Christmas show hosted by Matt Damon!
March 9, 2019

Comedy Bits: This Week in Comedy News, Wins for Ali Wong, Kara Klenk, Wyatt Cenac, Bob Saget, Losses For Pete Holmes, Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Bill Cosby

This week in comedy, news was all over the place with a few stories orbiting women’s history month including some inter-gender bickering. The big story was […]
March 4, 2019

Roseanne Calls Louis Accusers and #MeToo Founders “Ho’s”

Rosanne Barr isn’t through getting in trouble for offensive and controversial opinions. While being interviewed by Candace Owens on her podcast The Candace Owens Show, Roseanne […]
February 12, 2019

Crank Yankers is Coming Back! Yaay!

The return of Crank Yankers may be the best revival news we’ve heard in years. Forget Roseanne, forget Murphy Brown this is the one to watch.  […]
January 14, 2019

Jimmy Shubert Coming East to Tape Unmasked With Ron Bennington in NYC; Get Tickets

Comedian and actor Jimmy Shubert is coming to SiriusXM’s midtown Manhattan HQ in New York to sit down with Ron Bennington for an episode of Bennington’s […]
December 30, 2018

The 2018 Awards for Remarkable Achievements of Exceptional Noteworthiness for Unrelated Things in Comedy

Some of the best comedy moments defy categorization but that doesn’t mean they don’t deserve recognition. Some of these ‘awards’ are genuine and some of them […]
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 28, 2018

The 2018 Catty “Everyone is Gossiping About You Behind Your Back” Awards

It’s time for the 2018 Catty “Everyone is Gossiping About You Behind Your Back” Awards, counting down the biggest and baddest scandals that rocked the comedy […]
December 26, 2018

10 Innovators Who Changed Comedy in 2018

The very best comedians are also artists and every year some comedians push the boundaries or lead the way in changing how comedy can be performed. […]
December 16, 2018

What You Missed on SNL: Stand Up Comedy’s Oscar Host Contenders

Last night was 2018’s last live episode of SNL, and everyone was watching to see if Pete Davidson would make an appearance after he posted suicidal […]
November 29, 2018

Remembering the Greatness of Patrice O’Neal

Reprinted from its original publication date of November 29, 2014. Four years ago Andrew Fargnoli and Earl Douglas put together the perfect Patrice O’Neal primer. Every […]
November 1, 2018

The Connors Ratings Are Tanking Big Time

The Roseanne-less Roseanne spinoff, The Connors is not thriving, in fact, word is, its spiraling. Total viewers are down, key demo viewers are down, and The […]
October 27, 2018

Seinfeld Says People Want Louis C.K. to Grovel

It’s become the obligatory question to any comedian of any prominence these days. It’s a precarious question opening up the person about to answer it to […]
October 13, 2018

Who is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: October 13, 2018

Tonight, Seth Meyers returns to SNL to host a brand new Saturday Night Live! Really!?
October 8, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of October 8, 2018

The NFL season well underway and by now, you can tell if your team has some promise or has already come off the rails.
September 22, 2018

Finding Gilda Radner: How One Woman Went From an Actress to a Feature Filmmaker Who Would Open the Tribeca Film Fest After Being Inspired by Gilda

This weekend, “Love, Gilda” the documentary about comedy legend Gilda Radner is in theaters that opened this year’s Tribeca Film Fest is in theaters. I spoke […]
September 18, 2018

Your Comedy Fan Recap to the 2018 Emmy Awards Show on NBC

This year’s Emmy Awards was all comedy in structure, but very little comedy in substance. It as an SNL-Centric Emmy. The show opened with comedy and […]
September 14, 2018

Norm Macdonald Can’t Believe Comedians Have Gone Against Louis C.K.’s Decision to Perform; Holds His Ground: The Audience Should Decide (video)

Norm Macdonald Appears on Unmasked Show with Ron Bennington One Day After Internet Exploded Critizing His Position on Louis C.K. Norm Was Surprised Comedians Have Come […]
September 3, 2018

Roseanne Leaving the Country To Get Away From The Connors…And She’s Also Working on a New Sitcom

Roseanne Barr has announced that she wants to be far far away when ABC brings back The Connors without her. In a podcast appearance with her […]
August 30, 2018

Louis C.K. Sudden Return to Stand Up Comedy Has NY Clubs Reeling

The Question That Has Everyone in an Uproar: What Should We Do About Louis C.K.? Louis C.K. returned to the stage this week, and he’s thrown […]
August 28, 2018

ABC Putting a Hit Out on Roseanne

ABC canceled Roseanne after she couldn’t control her urge to tweet unacceptable things, but they didn’t want to lose a megahit franchise, or they didn’t want […]
August 23, 2018

Gatekeepers of Comedy Tackle the Biggest Challenges Facing Comedy Today at Just for Laughs…and Answer the Louis C.K. Question

This year at Just for Laughs we got together with five comedy giants who most comedy fans have never heard of, but these five men and […]
August 9, 2018

Saturday Night Live Originals Dan Aykroyd, Laraine Newman and Alan Zweibel Light Up the Opening of the National Comedy Center

Saturday Night Live Originals Dan Aykroyd, Laraine Newman and Alan Zweibel on Stage Together for the First Time in Decades. The original cast and crew of […]