April 23, 2019

Comedy Store Documentary Coming to Showtime

Not long after cancelling the series based on the early years at the Comedy Store, Showtime Documentary Films announced a four-part documentary series that will chronicle […]
April 10, 2019

Netflix Stretches Comedy Legs Into Satellite Radio

Netflix is branching out to audible only content, and they’re starting with comedy. Now having successfully swallowed up the streaming comedy business, Netflix is expanding beyond […]
April 7, 2019

Comedy Bits: This Week in Comedy News, Adam Sandler Announcement, Billy Connolly Sighting, a Comedy Duo Splits, Michelle Wolf Roasts a Luncheon and More

  This week in comedy news, we covered plenty of Comedy Central announcements including some updates on Clusterfest, another development deal, and a few new podcasts. […]
March 31, 2019

Comedy Bits: This Week in Comedy News: Carol Burnett’s Making a Movie, What’s Next for Ilana Glazer, Chris Rock Breaks the Rules and You’ll Never Believe Who Just Became a Father

  This week in comedy news was on the quieter side. We covered Ali Wong’s new book, Tiffany Haddish’s new young comedian’s special for Netflix, Sarah […]
March 25, 2019

Sarah Silverman Calls Hulu ‘Cheap’ on New Podcast

Sarah Silverman made some waves appearing on a new podcast hosted by The Daily Beast’s Matt Wilstein. According to an article in TDB, Silverman, whose show […]
March 19, 2019

More Tribeca Film Fest Announcements for 2019

The Tribeca Film Fest announcements keep coming. We know a comedy film will close the show this year, and that there are a number of movie […]
March 19, 2019

Bid on Sarah Silverman’s Crank Yankers Puppet, Hadassah Guberman

Sarah Silverman’s “Crank Yankers” Puppet to be Auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions Crank Yankers is coming back, but it looks like they’re not planning to […]
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!
February 23, 2019

Comedians Remember Brody Stevens With Broken Hearts

Comedian Brody Stevens died on Friday at the age of 48. TMZ reported that Stevens committed suicide in his Los Angeles home. Stevens had struggled with […]
February 12, 2019

Nick Cannon Calls Out Fallon, Kimmel Over Black Face: “Are These Your Kings of Late Night?”

Nick Cannon is continuing to call out comedians for having a poor track record with wokeness. Today he’s calling out late night kings Jimmy Fallon and […]
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.  […]
February 9, 2019

Comedy Bits: Sebastian Maniscalco, Woody Allen, Nick Stoller, Paul Feig, Stephen Merchant, and More

This in comedy news we covered Joe List and Byron Bowers doing late night sets, a new congressional push to recognize comedy, trailers from Kevin Hart […]
February 7, 2019

Sarah Silverman Calls Out Creepy Medical Tech

Sarah Silverman spoke out for women everywhere who have to deal with the uncomfortable annual ritual of breast cancer screenings. In addition to enduring uncomfortable yearly […]
January 15, 2019

Comedians Pay Respects to William Stephenson

Comedian William Stephenson passed away this week, and comedians all over the world, and particularly in New York City paid respects and condolences to the comedian […]
January 10, 2019

Sarah Silverman’s I Love You America Cancelled By Hulu, Too Soon

Sarah Silverman’s I Love You America seems to be another casualty of the inability of streaming companies to succeed in the talk show market. Wednesday Hulu […]
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 21, 2018

The Ten Best Comedy Specials of 2018! Vote for Your Favorite

Our celebration of EVERYTHING funny in 2018 continues with the 10 best stand up comedy specials released this year. This year Netflix continued to be the […]
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 […]
December 15, 2018

Sarah Silverman Says She’s Not Going to Tell Comedians What They Can and Can’t Say

TMZ caught up with Sarah Silverman looking for her take on Kevin Hart stepping down from the Oscars and Nick Cannon defending Hart by calling out […]
December 9, 2018

Nick Cannon Defends Kevin Hart, Calls Out a Few of Comedy’s Most Famous Women

Nick Cannon defended Kevin Hart today by pointing out that Hart isn’t the only person who used to use homophobic slurs in tweets. Very gallant. He […]
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 26, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of November 26, 2018

As the year starts to wind down, so does our late night talk shows. Some of the hosts are starting to take time off including Jimmy Kimmel.
November 20, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of November 19, 2018

The holiday season is underway, and Jimmy Kimmel kicking them off on Monday with the Jimmy Kimmel Live 4th annual (RED) Benefit Show on ABC.
November 19, 2018

Lisa Lampanelli Quits Stand Up and Starts A New Chapter, Hasan Minhaj Talks About His New Netflix Series and News From Around NYC

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 […]
November 5, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of November 5, 2018

This week is the mid-term elections which will be the focus of a lot of the comedy the late night shows will be offering leading up to, on and after Tuesday's voting.
October 29, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of October 29, 2018

This is a week that could be filled with some late nights either preparing for Halloween or enjoying the spooky holiday.