July 6, 2017

Confirmed: Opie Fired From SiriusXM, Sherrod Small Gives Clues About Future Plans (Updated)

We posted early this morning that all signs were pointing to the fact that Gregg “Opie” Hughes is no longer a SiriusXM radio host, after the […]
May 25, 2017

32 Comedians Celebrate Red Nose Day; Get Your Own Red Nose to Help Children Everywhere

It’s the third annual Red Nose Day in the United States! Celebrate with us by going to your local Duane Reade store or Walgreens and spend […]
June 17, 2016

Sherrod Small and Christian Finnegan are Black…and White

A&E is making a push into comedy-based programming this year and Black and White with Christian Finnegan and Sherrod Small is their flag bearer.
June 5, 2016

Skankfest Promises to Be A Very Different Kind of Comedy Festival

Skankfest is not your typical comedy festival.
April 11, 2016

Watch Kurt Metzger Deliver a Shame Speech in the New Trailer for Comedy Knockout

Some of our favorite stand up comedy friends are going to be competing on a brand new truTV show- Comedy Knock Out this spring. Kurt Metzger, Jim Norton, Dave Hill, and Liza Treyger are just a few of the names we're excited to see go head to head with one liners, captions, and more.
March 17, 2016

Big Jay Oakerson’s ‘WYFD?!’ Premieres Thursday! Win a Signed Poster!

We've been excited waiting for the premiere of Big Jay Oakerson's new show What's Your Fucking Deal?! and we are just a day away from the world premiere. Oakerson created the concept for the series in the late late hours at New York's famed Comedy Cellar with co-host Ardie Fuqua and after touring the show around the country at clubs and festivals, it's now ready for broadcast.
February 23, 2016

Big Jay Oakerson’s ‘What’s Your F@%king?!’ Deal Has a Trailer and It Looks Amazing

We've been excitedly following the progress of Big Jay Oakerson's new Seeso Series "What's Your Fucking Deal" since the first time we heard of it. When the show taped in Greenwich Village's "Village Underground" we were there, we premiered the first clip a few weeks ago, and now there's a full and freaking fantastic trailer to check out.
February 19, 2016

Jim Norton and Sherrod Small to Guest on TruTV’s Comedy Competition Show, Comedy KnockOut

truTV’s Spring lineup was announced with two new and two returning series.
December 14, 2015

Tracy Morgan on Stage, Aida Rodriguez Has News and More News from the Runaway Hit ‘Oh Hello!’

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 was at the People's Improv Theater, The Stand, and The Cherry Lane Theater.
December 3, 2015

Tracy Morgan Goes Deep on Race Wars

If you’re wondering whether a man who had every bone in has face shattered (among dozens of other critical injuries) a year and a half ago could possibly have “it” back, wonder no more. Tracy Morgan walked into the Sirius XM studios for Race Wars guns blazing and didn’t stop for two hours that had the whole room and the Race Wars live audience cracking up the entire time.
May 26, 2015

Red Nose Day Raises $21 Million For Kids

NBC raised $21 million dollars for children in poverty during this years first annual "Red Nose Day" in the United States, making it the most charitable special of the 2014/15 tv season.
May 21, 2015

Celebrate Red Nose Day With Us Today

Today is the very first official red nose day in the United States and NBC is going all out to raise money for kids in need. Seth Meyers, David Duchovny and Jane Krakowsi will be hosting NBC's Three Hour "ALL-STAR CHARITY EVENT ‘RED NOSE DAY’ tonight from 8pm to 11pm.
May 15, 2015

Sherrod Small Supports Red Nose Day

Sherrod Small Red Nose Sherrod Small is supporting red nose day but he wants you to know he’s not a clown and he’s not afraid to […]
May 11, 2015

Louis C.K. Inspires a Jeff Garlin Confession, Dave Attell is Filming, A Comedy Milestone for Derek Gaines and News From Kaytlin Bailey 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. This week, Jeffrey reports from The Cellar, Gotham Comedy, Carolines and The Stairs.
April 20, 2015

Andrew Dice Clay News and More From Loni Love, Paul Virzi and The Equal Pay Benefit

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 Comedy Juice, and New York Comedy Club.
March 21, 2015

Rove McManus to Host New Comedy Game Show

Finally it's a chance to find out which comedian is the biggest liar.
February 23, 2015

Cipha Sounds Signs With Jay Z, Catching Up with John Witherspoon, and Big Jay Heads to LA

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 The Stand, Gotham Comedy Live and Carolines on Broadway!
January 13, 2015

Ari Shaffir, Home at The Comedy Store

Comedian Ari Shaffir is having a big month, and no, it's not because of the kiss cam video that went viral with Duncan Trussell last week. This Friday at Midnight Comedy Central Presents Ari Shaffir: Paid Regular, Ari's one hour special which was filmed in the original room at the world famous Comedy Store in Los Angeles, and then later this month, his new series "This is Not Happening" debuts on Comedy Central on January 22nd. TiNH may be new to Comedy Central, but it's not new to anyone who loves live comedy. Shaffir's series which has funny people telling funny stories has been performed for two years now as a web series, and live at clubs and festivals since 2010. Ari's podcast, Skeptic Tank also had the distinction of being named one of our "Podcasts You Absolutely Have to Listen To." In honor of Ari Shaffir month, writer Amy Hawthorne talked with Ari about his upcoming special and his comedy.
December 15, 2014

Russell Peters Crushed a Packed Madison Square Garden, George Wallace TV Taping, and Whats New With Colin Quinn, Artie Lange, Joe List, 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. This week, Jeffrey went to see Russell Peters at Madison Square Garden, George Wallace taping for TV, Colin Quinn and other greats at the Liberty Theater, and more.
November 24, 2014

Fred Armisen Sings for Doctors Without Borders; Tom Rhodes Tommy Chong Hit Up New York City Clubs (UPDATED)

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 spent the week with international super star Tom Rhodes.
November 6, 2014

Why Roast Battle is Becoming The Biggest Can’t Miss Show in Comedy

Roast Battle is the ultimate “you had to be there” experience, and fortunately New Yorkers will get the chance Saturday November 8th thanks to the New York Comedy Festival. It’s what you’d get if you combined 8 Mile style rap battles with a Comedy Central Roast and held it at a circus. Roast Battle is the brainchild of comedians Rell Battle and Brian Moses, who took a couple of comedians trading barbs at a late night open mic and turned it into a standing room only weekly event in The Comedy Store’s Belly Room.
November 5, 2014

Artie Lange Says He Was Pulled Off @Midnight Tonight Over Tweets

Comedian Artie Lange was scheduled to be a guest on Comedy Central's @midnight show tonight, which is taping IN New York City as part of the New York Comedy Festival. But you won't be seeing him when you tune in because Comedy Central pulled him from the show at the last minute, after a controversy erupted today over some tweets he sent out that the New York Post has called "vile and racist."
October 27, 2014

George Carlin Honored, Ardie Fuqua Talks About His Devastating Injuries, Jay Pharoah, Mel Brooks, Rick Newman, The Naked Show 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, we get an update on what comedian Ardie Fuqua has been dealing with since he was in a terrible car crash with Tracy Morgan this summer, plus news from the George Carlin Way dedication ceremony, what's Rick Newman doing these days, and a Mel Brooks update.
October 27, 2014

New York Comedy Festival Lineup 2014

The New York Comedy Festival is coming to town and New York is ready, planning FIVE spectacular days, over ONE HUNDRED shows, nearly TWO HUNDRED performers. Stay tuned for our Editors Picks and more names to be added as the New York Comedy Festival approaches.
July 29, 2014

Dave Attell’s Comedy Underground to Continue in NYC

If like us, you've been waiting for the news that Comedy Central has decided to renew the best stand up show on television, sorry no news yet. But we do have some good news.