February 11, 2017

Who is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: February 11, 2017

  Who is Hosting SNL Tonight? Alec Baldwin! It’s a big night at 30 Rockefeller Center, Studio 8H tonight and expectations are high all around.  Alec […]
January 28, 2017

Who is Hosting Saturday Night Live Tonight: January 28, 2017

The Saturday Night Live stage is dark tonight- it’s an off week for the cast and crew. But if you still need some comedy to fall […]
January 24, 2017

Alec Baldwin Will Make ‘SNL’ History with 17th Hosting Appearance

  When it comes to Alec Baldwin and Saturday Night Live, the news lately has been surrounding the actor’s frighteningly-accurate impersonation of Donald Trump. Now, however, […]
January 19, 2017

Is Big Comedy Money Hurting the Comedy ‘Middle’ Class? And Should We Care?

Veteran comedians Dave Chapelle and Chris Rock have signed $60 million dollar deals with Netflix, Amy Schumer has committed her next hour to the streaming site, […]
January 7, 2017

Are These the First Performances of Some of the Greatest Comics Ever?

Rumble.com says they have created a compilation video of the first performances by some of the greatest comedians of all time. We can’t officially verify or […]
December 30, 2016

The Attack on Steve Martin Proves We All Need to Scale Back the Judgement

Comedians have a storied history of “razzing” friends they admire to show respect for them. Long before “The Roasts of Comedy Central”, the Friars Club roasts […]
November 20, 2016

Highlights of Kristen Wiig’s Return to SNL Includes Major Special Guests

Saturday Night Live will take a break next week, but they pulled out all the stops for this week’s pre-Thanksgiving episode starring guest host Kristen Wiig. […]
November 1, 2016

Veteran Comic Ritch Shydner Releases New Memoir

Kinison, Hicks, Carlin, Seinfeld, Dangerfield, Barr, Martin, Shydner — Shydner? You may not recognize the name, but he may have had as much of an impact […]
October 31, 2016

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of October 31, 2016

This is it, the last full week of late night comedy before the 2016 Presidential election.
October 28, 2016

On The Tonight Show (2 of ) The Three Amigos, Steve Martin & Martin Short Roll Again!

It's been 30 years since Steve Martin and Martin Short first met, working on the classic comedy film, "The Three Amigos".
October 27, 2016

The Filtered Excellence: October 27, 2016

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 24, 2016

Who is On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of October 24, 2016

Here's something we haven't seen in quite a few weeks. It's all the late night hosts back to work at the same time.
October 24, 2016

Bill Murray Accepts Prestigious Mark Twain Comedy Award

Sunday night, thanks to a Game Six win by the Cubs,  Bill Murray showed up to accept the Mark Twain Award at the Kennedy Center. It’s the […]
October 22, 2016

Who is Hosting SNL Tonight: October 22, 2016

Tonight Tom Hanks returns to Saturday Night Live to host for the ninth time! Hanks is one of the elite members of the five timers club […]
October 8, 2016

Tom Hanks Returning To Host SNL For a 9th Time

Tom Hanks' 9th hosting gig on Saturday Night Live did not come easy.
September 13, 2016

Jo Koy Can Fit Any Ethnicity (and Other Great Things He Told Us in Montreal)

Jo Koy is nothing short of a comedy superstar. From his start in Vegas, to hitting the grind in Los Angeles, to touring as an international […]
July 25, 2016

Judd Apatow in NYC Plus News From James Mattern, Kerri Louise and Aaron Berg

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 […]
July 12, 2016

How Steve Martin Gave Liev Schreiber An Impressive Erection

On Conan Monday night, Liev Schreiber talked about his first major role- which was playing a transvestite in a major motion picture.  He showed up for […]
June 14, 2016

Bill Murray To Receive Comedy’s Biggest Honor

Bill Murray enters the unofficial Comedy Hall of Fame. Since 1998, The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor has been considered the top prize in the […]
June 2, 2016

Maya and Marty Talk Comedy in SiriusXM Town Hall Event

She is Groundlings, He is Second City….”and together they made a beautiful improvisational baby.” This week Maya Rudolph and Martin Short brought the Variety Show back […]
June 2, 2016

Review: Maya and Marty: All in All, a Pretty Good Start

I will have to admit to a small degree of trepidation when I tuned in to this show Tuesday night. The prime-time variety show seems to […]
May 24, 2016

The Kevin Hart Question: Will He Walk Away From Stand Up At the Height of His Success?

Burning Out on a High Note: Will Hart Follow the Examples of Some of Stand Up’s Greatest Performers, and Walk Away? Starting in April of 2016, […]
May 23, 2016

Cool Dude Alert! Dropping Dry Ice In The Pool

It's beautiful and it's awwwwwwwesome.
April 19, 2016

Noel Fielding and His Wonderful Magical Lo-Fi World Triumph in America

Noel Fielding just finished his first US Tour, with An Evening With Noel Fielding, and by all accounts, it was a gigantic success. I caught the show in New York City- it was my first time seeing Noel live- and was intrigued, enlightened, enchanted, and utterly converted by Noel and his conceptual whirlwind of a comedy show.
March 28, 2016

Steve Martin’s Broadway Musical Premiere Attracts Star-Studded Audience

Actor and comedian Martin Short, along with a slew of other celebrities, attended the premiere of Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s new bluegrass musical, Bright Star on […]
March 14, 2016

Who’s On Late Night Tonight in Comedy: Week of March 14, 2016

Who’s on Late Night Tonight in Comedy? Here’s your guide to comedians hitting up the late night talk shows for this week, March 14, 2016.  The […]
March 12, 2016

Mike Myers Bold New Steve Martin Look

Steve Martin should start looking over his shoulder because Mike Myers went full "Single White Female" on him.