Shane Torres defends Guy Fieri, on Conan
Shane Torres returned to Conan on Monday night, and if you’ve heard this bit off of his new album, which already has gone viral, now you can watch it, too. Torres has a bone to pick with people who have a bone to pick with Guy Fieri. Roll the clip! You can watch a half-hour […] [Read More]
Saturday Night Live finally airing live in Mountain and Pacific time zones, too
After four decades and a couple of years, the folks on the West Coast and Rocky Mountains will get to watch SNL when the East Coast does, actually live on the TV. Sorry, Hawaii and Alaska. Double sorry, Guam. NBC announced today that it’ll air Saturday Night Live at 11:30 p.m. Easter... [Read More]
The Opposition w/Jordan Klepper announces team of “Citizen Journalists” comedy correspondents
Jordan Klepper will have his own news team of “Citizen Journalists” when he debuts The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper on Comedy Central next Monday night after The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Welcome Tim Baltz, Laura Grey, Aaron Jackson, Josh Sharp, Kobi Libii and Niccole T... [Read More]
Seeso will shut down Nov. 8, 2017
You still have time to watch your favorite Seeso shows and specials on Seeso. Just not much time. The NBCUniversal comedy streaming platform notified subscribers overnight that the service will shut down once and for all on Nov. 8, 2017. Here’s the letter: Dear Seeso-ers, Please note moving fo... [Read More]
Episode #172: Jimmy Shubert
Jimmy Shubert was just a kid from Philly who wanted to be a magician. That’s how he started in show business, before moving to Los Angeles in the 1980s and taking a job at The Comedy Store, where he became the kid in Sam Kinison’s outlaws of comedy crew. That led to development deals and... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld and Ellen DeGeneres star in new Netflix ad with hit series casts
During the Emmys, Netflix not only served notice with the number of awards it won in the ceremonies, but also in an extended TV ad showcasing four of its hit series with four of its exclusive A-list stand-up comedians making specials on the streaming giant. You could see Dave Chappelle interact with... [Read More]
Taylor Tomlinson’s Conan debut
Taylor Tomlinson has made late-night TV appearances before, as the host of Laughs, but on Thursday night she made her “proper” TV debut, introduced by Conan O’Brien on Conan. Tomlinson joked about how and when you realize just how much your parents messed up while trying to raise y... [Read More]
All Things Comedy mounting first festival in Phoenix for October 2017
The folks at All Things Comedy are putting on their first-ever ATC festival this October in Phoenix. The podcast network founded by Al Madrigal and Bill Burr will celebrate their wide-ranging community of funny folks from Oct. 26-29, 2017, at Stand Up Live in Phoenix. Lineup so far includes many of ... [Read More]
Trevor Noah will host The Daily Show through at least 2022
Nothing like your first Emmy Award, right Trevor Noah? Then again, how about a five-year contract upgrade?! Noah has agreed to a contract extension with Comedy Central that not only keeps him behind the anchor desk of  The Daily Show with Trevor Noah through 2022, but also allows him ... [Read More]
Jim Carrey returns to TV, starring in new Showtime comedy series “Kidding”
No kidding! Showtime doubled down on its investment in the Jim Carrey business — days after renewing his series, I’m Dying Up Here, the network announced it’s picking up a half-hour comedy called Kidding that’ll not only star Carrey but also reunite him with director Michel G... [Read More]