Nerdist's New Podcast 'Terrified' with Dave Ross Will Explore People's Fears
by Bradford Evans Here's the trailer for Terrified, a new podcast from comedian Dave Ross that is set to debut on Chris Hardwick's Nerdist network this Wednesday. It's a new weekly show in which Ross interviews comedians, musicians, artists, and others about the things that scare them about themsel... [Read More]
Donald Glover will not be attending ‘Community’ full time in the fall for season 5
The first thing I thought of when hearing this news is, “Oh man! Abed is not going to like this!” Reports are coming in that Donald Glover will not be returning as a full time cast member of Season 5 of Community. What this means is less of Troy in the hallways of Greendale Community [..... [Read More]
Two new ‘Drunk History’ clips online in advance of premiere
If you’ve never heard of Funny or Die’s Drunk History sketches, you should really check them out. Basically, the concept of the shorts was to get a person drunk, have them recount tales of history, and have comedians and actors act out the drunken tales. Need more cool news about the sho... [Read More]
Kyle Kinane Tells a Story About How '80s Pop Music Almost Got Him Killed
by Bradford Evans Here's the latest episode of Comedy Central's web series This Is Not Happening, in which standups tell exciting stories about themselves. In this one, the very funny Kyle Kinane does exactly that and regales us with a tale about how his love for The Go-Go's nearly cost him his lif... [Read More]
Less Than A Year Ahead of His NBC Retirement, Jay Leno Is Still #1 in the Ratings
by Bradford Evans Second quarter ratings are in for the late night world, and Jay Leno is still on top, despite being mere months away from NBC pushing him out the door. From April to June 2013, The Tonight Show was #1 in overall late night ratings and #2 in the 18-49 demographic, finishing behind C... [Read More]
'Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain' Has the Second Best Opening for a Standup Movie Ever
by Bradford Evans While summer is typically a season dominated by big-budget summer blockbusters, comedian Kevin Hart's standup concert film Let Me Explain became a surprise hit over the holiday weekend. The movie, which followed Hart's worldwide tour and sold-out Madison Square Garden performance, ... [Read More]
Judd Apatow and Amy Poehler's 'Sick in the Head' Pilot Was a Real, Funny Thing
by Roger Cormier "I am in New York writing a pilot for the Fox network called Sick in the Head. It's about a very young therapist with no life experience. The president of Fox, Peter Roth, is a great guy. He loves the show. Got a call from my old friend Paul Feig today. He said he wrote a television... [Read More]
The Hot Streaks of Eddie Murphy
Welcome to Hot Streaks. A look at the times when comedians at the height of their power. Comedy comes in waves, and with it comedians ride the success of public adoration and creativeness. During these times (usually around 5 years), comedians are putting out some of their most successful projects. ... [Read More]
Anjelah Johnson as Bon Qui Qui with Tammy in “No Boyfren” music video
Anjelah Johnson isn't just making a habit out of making music videos as character Bon Qui Qui. Johnson is going to make a full album of songs with Atlantic Records. Here is her new song, with the video debuting over the weekend on NUVOtv -- where Johnson's one-hour special, "The Homecoming Show," wi... [Read More]
This week in comedy: with ‘Anchorman’ in 8-Bit
FOX will premiere Axe Cop in prime time before launching in its late night spot. [The Comedy Bureau] 15 Signs you won’t be invited back to the party. [Mashable] Mo’Nique claims to not have her new show on BET. [Da Laughin' Barrel] Not Literally made a parody song mixing Gotye and Game of... [Read More]