CBS to celebrate 50th anniversary of “The Carol Burnett Show” with a primetime reunion and tribute special
A few days before the 50th anniversary of the premiere of The Carol Burnett Show on CBS, the Eye Network has announced plans to broadcast a two-hour primetime special tribute to Burnett and her funny friends, to air this December. The Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special will air from 8 to 10 p.m.... [Read More]
Patton Oswalt tells HBO’s VICE about joke thievery
In case you missed it, HBO’s VICE News recently took a look at joke theft through the prism of an ongoing lawsuit by a Twitter user named Robert Alex Kaseberg, who alleges Conan O’Brien and his Team Coco staff on TBS stole jokes from him for use in his monologues. VICE News didn’t ... [Read More]
Martin Urbano on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Martin Urbano made his late-night TV debut Wednesday on Jimmy Kimmel Live, and this year’s “New Face” made quite an impression on the audience, even if they don’t know where exactly his family is from still. Roll the clip! [Read More]
Preacher Lawson semifinal performance on America’s Got Talent 2017
Preacher Lawson doesn’t think being single is fun. Lawson joked in his semifinal performance for America’s Got Talent that the longer he remained single, the lower his standards fell. He remains proud of his big lips, though. Find out Wednesday if Lawson advances to the finals. Roll the ... [Read More]
Darci Lynne semifinal performance on America’s Got Talent 2017
For her semifinal performance on Tuesday’s episode of America’s Got Talent 2017, young ventriloquist Darci Lynne had her puppet Edna serenade judge Simon Cowell by singing, “You Make Me Feel (Like A Natural Woman).” Will it be enough to send Lynne to the finals? Tune in tonig... [Read More]
HBO has renewed Real Time with Bill Maher through 2020
With an Emmy nomination and lots of controversy, Bill Maher has won enough approval from HBO to garner him three more years of “Real Time” on Friday nights. Already renewed for season 16 in 2018, Real Time with Bill Maher received an order for two additional seasons today by HBO. Maher a... [Read More]
Julian McCullough on The Late Late Show with James Corden
We’re back from summer break, which means the late-night TV shows are back live, and that means more chances for stand-up comedians to ply their trades on the telly. Great news for Julian McCullough, who mentioned his good fortune on Tuesday’s Late Late Show with James Corden. McCullough... [Read More]
Julian McCullough on The Late Late Show with James Corden
We’re back from summer break, which means the late-night TV shows are back live, and that means more chances for stand-up comedians to ply their trades on the telly. Great news for Julian McCullough, who mentioned his good fortune on Tuesday’s Late Late Show with James Corden. McCullough... [Read More]
Review: Marc Maron, “Too Real” on Netflix
Can Marc Maron be happy and funny at the same time? A fair enough question, considering his personal and professional circumstances by 2017, when he has just now released his first Netflix stand-up comedy special. The short answer: Yes. Longer answers, in my review of Marc Maron: Too Real, via Decid... [Read More]
R.I.P. Joey Edmonds
Joey Edmonds had an impact on the comedy world twice, first as half of the duo Edmonds and Curley, then for future generations of stand-up comedians performing at colleges across America as agent/manager of Joey Edmonds Presents. Edmonds died over the weekend. Born Joe Putzer, he grew up in Oshkosh,... [Read More]