Chipps Cooney, Doogie Horner, Ronith and Rudi Macaggi make America's Got Talent's final 48
If you think that replacing the Hoff with the Howie Mandel might have helped the cause for comedic acts in this season of NBC's America's Got Talent, then you would be right.The final 48 wer... [Read More]
MySpace Comedy prepares to reload another revamp, now with Randi Siegel at the helm
My friend in comedy journalism over at The Hollywood Reporter, Georg Szalai, reported this afternoon that MySpace had hired Randi Siegel to take over management of the MySpace Comedy realm.nnAfter f... [Read More]
Stand-up with a twist: Doug Benson's "The Benson Interruption" coming to Comedy Central this fall?
For years, Doug Benson has invited his funny friends to take the stage in a showcase that allows Benson to sit, either on the side of the stage or sometimes in the front row, and interrupt the perform... [Read More]
Conan O'Brien will sit down with stand-up Patton Oswalt July 17 in make-up date from SF Sketchfest
Each year, SF Sketchfest honors a comedic performer or group with a tribute. For 2010, the honoree was Conan O'Brien, but he couldn't make his Jan. 17 date due to, well, didn't you hear... [Read More]
Watch: Jay Leno jokes about Emmy noms; errantly digs Letterman; hosts Jane Lynch, Steve Carell
With Jay Leno "enjoying" his worst Tonight Show ratings in years, and also getting shut out on the Emmy nominations while Conan O'Brien -- who had to submit on his own behalf since NBC ... [Read More]
Craig Kilborn returns to TV for first series since 2004 in "The Kilborn File," but why, exactly?
Craig Kilborn left his CBS late-night talker, The Late Late Show, in August 2004 in what he called an "early retirement." But Kilborn -- much like the athletes he covered in his years as an ... [Read More]
2010 Primetime Emmy Award nominations in comedy (and we honor those who were snubbed)
The 2010 Primetime Emmy Award nominations were announced on live TV (and also Ustream, because it's 2010 now, so even the TV people recognize that people are watching their TV online) this mornin... [Read More]
Steve Carell takes over The Colbert Report, gets Colbert to drop character and a Jon Stewart cameo?
On the eve of the annual Emmy nominations, Steve Carell made his first appearance on The Colbert Report since Carell and Colbert both were colleagues on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon S... [Read More]
Watch and listen to Paul Provenza's all-star soundbite trailer for ¡Satiristas!
Have you picked up Paul Provenza's new book, "¡Satiristas!," his collection of interviews with comedians and satirists, accompanied by photos from Dan Dion? If not, then perhaps this t... [Read More]