Review: Punching Henry
After Henry Phillips released his semi-autobiographical movie, Punching the Clown, in 2010, Showtime expressed interest in developing a companion series. That series never came to fruition. But the awkwardness of that failure inspired Phillips and Gregori Viens to co-write and direct a sequel. Origi... [Read More]
Review: Punching Henry
After Henry Phillips released his semi-autobiographical movie, Punching the Clown, in 2010, Showtime expressed interest in developing a companion series. That series never came to fruition. But the awkwardness of that failure inspired Phillips and Gregori Viens to co-write and direct a sequel. Origi... [Read More]
Lil Rel Howery on The Late Late Show with James Corden
Usually the March Madness of the NCAA basketball tournament pre-empts CBS late-night programming, but The Late Late Show with James Corden snuck in a brand-new episode on Thursday, and Lil Rel Howery joked about how difficult it is to talk about hoops with his uncle who keeps name-dropping players y... [Read More]
Gina Yashere joins The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Gina Yashere has joined The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Comedy Central as a new correspondent. Her first report should air tonight! Here’s the press release: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah adds Gina Yashere as the latest contributor to join “The Best F#@ing News Team.” She was ... [Read More]
Gina Yashere joins The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Gina Yashere has joined The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Comedy Central as a new correspondent. Her first report should air tonight! Here’s the press release: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah adds Gina Yashere as the latest contributor to join “The Best F#@ing News Team.” She was ... [Read More]
Saturday Night Live going LIVE for Mountain and Pacific time zones for final four episodes of season 42
After announcing the return of Louis CK to host April 8, and a summer primetime edition of Weekend Update, Saturday Night Live is doing something truly unprecedented to end its 42nd season — broadcasting live for the entire United States. UPROXX got the scoop. The final four episodes of SNL Se... [Read More]
Saturday Night Live going LIVE for Mountain and Pacific time zones for final four episodes of season 42
After announcing the return of Louis CK to host April 8, and a summer primetime edition of Weekend Update, Saturday Night Live is doing something truly unprecedented to end its 42nd season — broadcasting live for the entire United States. UPROXX got the scoop. The final four episodes of SNL Se... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle talks the importance of Just For Laughs Montreal, and the role of comedians in the Trump era
Dave Chappelle visited Toronto over the weekend to present a special award to Just For Laughs at Sunday’s Canadian Screen Awards, and told the CBC why JFL its flagship Montreal festival holds a special place for him. “I’m one of the few people that came from America to Canada to ge... [Read More]
George Wallace will host seasons six and seven of “Coming to the Stage” stand-up showcase series
Coming to the Stage, the stand-up showcase series from Comedy Dynamics you can see on Hulu (and other platforms), will return for seasons six and seven with a new host: George Wallace. “Just like Donald Trump, I’m going to make this show great again,” Wallace said. Past comedians f... [Read More]
Fusion’s “Fatherless” documentary follows Baron Vaughn, and here’s the trailer
Baron Vaughn, the comedian and actor you’ve seen on Grace and Frankie and soon will hear on the reboot of MST3K (and heard on Episode #81 of Last Things First), grew up without a father. In the new documentary, Fatherless, Vaughn decided to find out more about his father. And even perhaps... [Read More]