November 8, 2018

The Punk Rock of Comedy: Why the Alt Scene Represents the Best of NYC

Michael Stahl is a freelance journalist, writer and editor based in Queens, New York. In the bar of The Knitting Factory, a performing arts venue in […]
November 3, 2018

Who is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: November 3, 2018

Tonight, SNL proudly inducts Jonah Hill into the 5-Timers Club as he hosts an all new Saturday Night Live!
October 25, 2018

The Filtered Excellence: October 25 2018

Bob Geldof once asked us, “Where is the filtered excellence!?” It’s right here. Once a week we take a break from comedy to bring you this week’s […]
October 16, 2018

Prime Series Will Follow 7 Comics on the Road to JFL’s New Faces

Inside Jokes, a docuseries about the road to Just for Laugh’s annual New Faces performance will premiere on Amazon Prime on November 30th. The streaming platform […]
September 10, 2018

Dave Chappelle, Judd Apatow, Kamau Bell: Comedy Brings Home Big Creative Emmys on Night 2 of the Creative Emmy Awards

Emmy Season has officially begun with Saturday and Sunday night’s 2018 Creative Arts Awards. Tiffany Haddish and Katt Williams were the big winners at Saturday Nights […]
July 12, 2018

The Filtered Excellence July 12, 2018

Bob Geldof once asked us, “Where is the filtered excellence!?” It’s right here. Once a week we take a break from comedy to bring you this week’s […]
July 2, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of July 2, 2018

Happy 4th of July week! This is the week when ALL the late night hosts celebrate their independence from their television desks and chairs and are on vacation.
July 1, 2018

Erik Bergstrom Recording an Album After Overcoming a Slew of Serious Demons

Our next showcase with Comedy Records happens tomorrow (July 2) at New York Comedy Club! As always, the lineup will feature a combination of Toronto and […]
June 25, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of June 25, 2018

If you're a fan of the late night talk shows and make sure that your DVR is set to record all of them, here's some bad news for this week.
June 18, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of June 18, 2018

All through the summer, we'll keep you updated on which late night talk show host will be on vacation week to week. This week, we're pleased to report that only one of the late night comedians will be taking this week off.
May 19, 2018

Who Is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: May 19, 2018

Tonight, it's the Saturday Night Live season finale hosted by one of SNL's most beloved cast members ever, Tina Fey!
May 18, 2018

Steve Martin Martin Short! Two Legends, One Netflix Special, Here’s the Trailer

Was anyone made for the stage more than Steve Martin and Martin Short? They’ve been touring together and it’s been a hot ticket- not cheap, and […]
May 7, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of May 7, 2018

If you're a Melissa McCarthy fan, this week is for you in late night. The star of such Paul Feig comedies as Ghostbusters, Spy and Bridesmaids is making the rounds all week in late night television.
April 30, 2018

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of April 30, 2018

As we move into the month of May, also known as a "Sweeps Month," it's a great time for late night television.
April 9, 2018

Brad Williams in NYC, Cipha Sounds Hip Hop Improv, Women of a Certain Age 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 […]
March 5, 2018

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

While the nation's weather tries to decide if it's Spring or still Winter, it's probably best to stay inside at night and catch some of the comedy on this week's talk shows.
February 28, 2018

Steve Martin and Martin Short: Two More Legends Join the Netflix Stand Up Special Roster

Comedy legends Steve Martin and Martin Short went low tech to announce they taped a special for Netflix based on their ongoing tour, Steve Martin and […]
December 24, 2017

The 2017 Catty “Everyone is Gossiping About You Behind Your Back” Awards

It’s a TMZ world, and Gossip, Scandals and Controversies are everyone’s favorite part of the news in 2017. People can’t get enough of celebrity gossip, fights, drunken […]
December 21, 2017

The Official Unofficial Comedy Timeline of 2017

A lot happened in comedy news in 2017- a lot of the news was bad with some hard hitting deaths, and some disturbing career deaths but […]
December 20, 2017

If Bill Burr Taught a Master Class in Stand Up Comedy….

….it would go a little something like this. That’s New York Comedian Tyler Fischer doing this killer impression of Burr teaching comedy. His Burr impression at […]
December 10, 2017

What Happened on Saturday Night Live This Week: The Best Cold Open All Year, Giant Cameos, and Michael Che Goes Undercover as a Liberal White Woman

This week James Franco hosted Saturday Night Live and it may have been the best episode of the season so far. It felt like a mid […]
November 30, 2017

Guide to NYC Live Comedy This Week: November 30 – December 6

Live Comedy in New York City This Week: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to […]
November 23, 2017

Guide to NYC Live Comedy This Week: November 23 – 29

Live Comedy in New York City This Week: New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to […]
November 19, 2017

Sexual Misconduct Fallout Continues for Comedy as Tambor Exits Transparent, Franken Cut From Twain Awards

On Sunday PBS announced that they will edit out Al Franken’s appearance from the Monday’s broadcast of  the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize ceremony honoring David Letterman. […]
November 1, 2017

Comedians Make the Greatest Halloween Costumes: Happy Comedy Halloween

  Not every Halloween enthusiast just goes to the pop up store to buy a pair of ears. There’s more to Halloween than just being a […]
October 16, 2017

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of October 16, 2017

Most of the late night comedy talkers are taking the week off. You know, just like how you and all your co-workers always get that mid-Autumn vacation.
September 25, 2017

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of September 25, 2017

Unlike the NFL, this week in late night, none of our comedian hosts will be taking a knee during their monologues.