July 28, 2016

Roast Battle Premieres Tonight: Meet 3 Characters You Will Fall in Love With

Wednesday night in Montreal at the Just for Laughs Festival, Comedy Central pulled into town to transform Los Angeles’ Roast Battle into a big network event. […]
July 22, 2016

Now You Can Watch Sam Morril’s America’s Got Talent Set

Sam Morril is one of our favorite New York comics, so we were proud to see he KICKED ASS on America’s Got Talent earlier this week. […]
June 1, 2016

Just For Laughs Montreal Adds More Big Names! Carrie Fisher, Sarah Silverman and more!

The Just For Laughs Festival continues to roll out the biggest names in comedy.
February 11, 2016

Steve Rannazzisi’s Back With a Comedy Central Short

For those of you suffering from football withdrawal who were disappointed in the lack of traditionally misogynistic T&A in this year's Big Game commercials, Steve Rannazzisi's got a cure for you.
October 2, 2015

Doug Stanhope Shares His Top 10 Comedians With Time Out

Time Out London added Doug Stanhope to their interesting series listing comedian’s picks for their top ten favorite comedians.  Stanhope himself would make a lot of comedian’s […]
September 18, 2015

Steve Rannazzsi Comedy Special Still on the Schedule for Tonight

TMZ is reporting that Buffalo Wild Wings has pulled all commercials starring "The League's" Steve Rannazzisi following news this week that Rannazzisi fabricated a story about escaping from the World Trade Center on 9/11.
September 16, 2015

Comedy Central Says Fate of Rannazzisi Hour Special Uncertain After News Broke that He Lied About 9/11

Steve Albani, who is the Senior Vice President in charge of Communications for Comedy Central said that Comedy Central has not yet made a decision regarding the special.
September 16, 2015

Steve Rannazzisi, Star of FX Show ‘The League’ Admits He Lied About 9/11 Story

Steve Rannazzisi, who plays Kevin MacArthur on The League, has admitted he lied about being in the South Tower on 9/11.
September 8, 2015

Comedians on Late Night Week of September 8th, 2015

Late Night is Back!!! After a long summer full of repeats, replays and scattered guest appearances on new shows, most of your favorite Late Night shows are back live and in full swing.
July 28, 2015

Trevor Noah One Hour Special and Big Jay Oakerson Series Coming To Comedy Central

Some big news from the Comedy Central Camp. Trevor Noah will not only take over as the new host of the Daily Show September 28th, but […]
June 17, 2015

Steve Rannazzisi’s 5 Worst Places to Get Stoned

Steve Rannazzisi is a New York boy whose near miss on September 11, 2001 inspired him to quit his corporate job and head to Los Angeles to pursue a career in comedy. He quickly began performing and working at The Comedy Store, where he was discovered by the producers of Punk’d and has been working steadily ever since.
June 8, 2015

Ari Shaffir Gets Second Season on Comedy Central

Congratulations are in order for Ari Shaffir. He is getting a second season at Comedy Central for his amazing storytelling series “This Is Not Happening.”
April 30, 2015

Comedians On Late Night TV Thursday April 30: David Steinberg, Dave Attell, Kumail Nanjiani, Mike Vecchione and More

There's a stand up legend on the Tonight Show while Conan brings in the big comedy guns tonight.
December 12, 2014

Ari Shaffir’s “This Is Not Happening” Coming To Comedy Central January 22nd

This is happening. Ari Shaffir is joining the Comedy Central line up with This Is Not Happening, based on his live show.
November 19, 2014

Comedians On Late Night TV Wednesday November 19: Stephen Merchant, Pete Holmes, Ron Funches, Stewart On Fallon and More

Go to sleep with a smile on your face. Here's who's appearing in late night on Wednesday.
October 28, 2014

Comedians On Late Night TV Tuesday October 28: Amy Poehler, Doug Benson, Ari Shaffir and More

Here's your late night line up for Tuesday.
September 23, 2014

Comedians On Late Night TV Tuesday September 23: Ike Barinholtz, Ed Weeks, Steve Rannazzisi and More

Here's who's providing the laughs in late night on Tuesday.
August 10, 2014
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LA Comedian Nick Youssef: Overnight Success 10 Years in the Making

Nick Youssef is a Los Angeles based comedian who has been doing comedy since before he was old enough to get in to a comedy club. His material tends to take an amusingly exasperated look at everything from clothing trends and smartphones to turning thirty and being famous. His first album, "Stop Not Owning This" is available on iTunes August 5th.
July 14, 2014

Sam Tripoli, Very Funny…For Adults

Sam Tripoli is a Los Angeles based comedy killer. He’s often labeled a “dirty” or “edgy” comedian, which he thinks is stupid because, “I’m just honest, I just talk about what I know. I’m not trying to shock anybody.” But, as the founder of the adult variety show The Naughty Show, and co-host of PunchDrunk Sports podcast where he once lost a bowling bet and had to pop a viagra and watch gay porn live on the podcast, you can see where people might get those labels from.
June 15, 2014

Out of the Tarpit: The Rebirth of the LA Comedy Club Scene

A few years ago, anyone paying attention to the stand-up scene in Los Angeles would have been within their rights to think that the clubs were aging dinosaurs, sinking slowly to their death in a tar pit they’d never be able to escape. The Big Three (The Comedy Store, the Improv and the Laugh Factory) were not having their better days and it seemed like everything they did to get unstuck just made them sink deeper and deeper. But today, business is booming, with the clubs drawing stronger audiences to watch a broader range of comedians and really reasserting their relevance in comedy and pop culture.