‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ Shoots for the Stars with This Season’s Ambitious Single-Shot Bottle Episode
‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed to save money) from a comedy series is examined “Comedy Bang! Bang! isn’t about one dumb gimmick every week. It’s about a diffe... [Read More]
‘Billy on the Street’ Season 4 Will Feature Bill Hader, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Jason Sudeikis
Billy Eichner’s web series-turned-show Billy on the Street returns for a fourth season next month at its new home on truTV, and Entertainment Weekly reports that we can expect some very special guest stars: Bill Hader, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Jason Sudeikis. The three join previously announc... [Read More]
“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” hires three new correspondents Ronny Cieng, Desi Lydic and Roy Wood Jr.
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah is set to launch at the end of the month and, “The Best F*&#ing News Team Ever!” just added three new comedians to its ranks of correspondents. Today the show announced the addition of Ronny Chieng, Desi Lydic, and Roy Wood Jr. The trio are joining the... [Read More]
‘The Daily Show’ Adds Ronny Chieng, Roy Wood Jr., and Desi Lydic as Correspondents
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah just added three new correspondents ahead of its debut later this month. According to Variety, the show has officially added Ronny Chieng, Roy Wood Jr., and Desi Lydic as correspondents, joining Daily Show with Jon Stewart veteran correspondents/contributors Jordan Kl... [Read More]
Season 2 Of Adult Swim’s Black Jesus To Premiere This September
In close to two weeks, Adult Swim’s Black Jesus will be returning for it’s newest season. It was revealed yesterday that the comedy series starring new comer Slink Johnson will air it’s season 2 on September 18th. The series created by Aaron McGruder, features John Witherspoon, Ch... [Read More]
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah hires new correspondents: Ronny Chieng, Desi Lydic and Roy Wood Jr.
Nary a day after posting a cheeky video in which new Daily Show host Trevor Noah ensured his correspondent team there'd be no major changes, he goes and hires three new correspondents! Very cheeky! Do they say cheeky in South Africa? At any rate. Congrats to Ronny Chieng, Desi Lydic and Roy Wood Jr.... [Read More]
This Week in Web Videos: ‘Taking the Stairs Like a Pro’
Comedy is about committing to a very specific funny dimension, or nugget, in an idea and sticking with it. Insanity be damned, it’s about exploring every one of that nugget’s nooks and crannies until you’ve mined its comedy-rich surface for all potential material. As straightf... [Read More]
R.I.P. Montgomery Wayne Seitz, active member of Austin’s comedy scene
The Austin comedy scene in the heart of Texas has been hot and getting hotter over the past decade, and in the most recent years, Montgomery Wayne Seitz was at the heart of its growing potential for aspiring comedians, creating an array of open mics and bar comedy shows across Texas's capital city f... [Read More]
Let’s watch the “Socially Conscious Fantasy Draft” starring comedians Yannis Pappas and Damien Lemon
It might be tough for some fantasy league members to draw the line between supporting a player by drafting him and not supporting their off-the-field antics. We are knee deep in fantasy football draft season, let’s take a look at how these select group of comedians including AOL’s 2Point... [Read More]
The 20 Best Underrated Standup Specials You May Have Missed
Now more than ever, it’s easy to miss a great standup special. Despite social media’s role as the new word-of-mouth, there are specials languishing in copyright hell, specials that never got a proper home-video (or online) release, and specials that just plain got trampled by the stamped... [Read More]