Comedy Central launching its own podcast network
You’ve seen or most likely listened to a Comedy Central podcast before. The TV network has uploaded episodes of its half-hours or audio extras from network talent to iTunes and elsewhere in the past. But now Comedy Central is making it more official with an official podcast network. Comedy Cen... [Read More]
Natasha Lyonne starring in own Netflix comedy series thanks to Amy Poehler and Leslye Headland
Netflix has ordered a new untitled 8-episode comedy series starring Natasha Lyonne and created by Lyonne, Leslye Headland and Amy Poehler. The comedy will follow a young woman who’s the guest of honor at a party in New York City. “So excited to get cracking with the intensely brilli... [Read More]
HBO plans second Latino comedy showcase, Entre Nos: Part 2, with Vladmir Caamaño, Frankie Quiñoes and Shayla Rivera
HBO Latino, the pay-cable giant’s Spanish-language channel, is expanding its commitment to stand-up comedy with the second installment of its Entre Nos series. Entre Nos: Part 2 will premiere Oct. 13, 2017, at 9:30 p.m. on HBO Latino, featuring stand-up from Vladmir Caamaño, Franki... [Read More]
Josh Johnson on Conan
John Johnson feels grateful to be born when he was, because he doesn’t consider himself anything close to an alpha male who would otherwise survive in this world. Thank goodness he can turn his weakness into comedy! Which he did on Conan. As well as his case for the need to keep evolution evol... [Read More]
Darci Lynne performs a duet on the finals of America’s Got Talent 2017
Young ventriloquist Darci Lynne has been the darling of this summer’s 2017 season of America’s Got Talent on NBC, and she proved tough to beat with her final live vote-getting performance Tuesday, singing a duet for two different puppets to “With a Little Help From My Friends.&rdqu... [Read More]
Preacher Lawson performs on the finals of America’s Got Talent 2017
Stand-up comedian Preacher Lawson was a New Face in Montreal this summer as well as a new face to America on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, and Lawson made it all the way to Tuesday’s live finals competition. He acted out an encounter he had with a homeless man. Was his characterizati... [Read More]
Jimmy Kimmel rips U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy for misleading America on health care, using Kimmel’s name in vain
“Health care is boring. I don’t want to talk about it.” But talk about it Jimmy Kimmel must, as the latest worst idea from the Republicans on dismantling the American health-care system, aka the Graham-Cassidy Bill, is being rushed through by a U.S. Senator, Bill Cassidy (R-La.), w... [Read More]
Highlights from winners at the 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards
Would you believe Saturday Night Live took home the most Emmy Awards in 2017? Weird, right. But without Game of Thrones, or Mad Men, or Breaking Bad, or The Sopranos before them, there was no eligible primetime drama that really caught America’s full attention as much as the news and the fact ... [Read More]
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]