Comic TV Appearances: Mon, 4/13 - Sun, 4/19 | STAGE TIME Magazine
Ron White: Behavioral Problems stand-up special premieres Sunday, April 19 at 9pm on Comedy Central. Comic television appearances this week include Denis Leary, Don Rickles, George Wallace, Carol Liefer, Kathy Griffin, Dana Gould, Kyle Grooms, Joe DeVito and Eric Andre. [Read More]
Al Franken wins round in Minnesota Senate race
A Minnesota court panel ruled on Monday that Democrat Al Franken beat Republican incumbent Norm Coleman in the long-fought contest for a U.S. Senate seat and said the comic turned politician should be certified as the winner. The contest, however, is far from over. Coleman has already said he would appeal the widely anticipated ruling to the Minnesota Supreme Court and possibly to federal courts. [Read More]
No News Is Good News for Jay Leno In Boston (WHDH Reconsiders)
Beantown's NBC affiliate, WHDH-TV, has backed off from an earlier decision to air local news at 10 p.m. instead of the upcoming Jay Leno Show, giving NBC no further cause to search for a different station to call home. "We are very pleased that WHDH will carry Jay Leno's new primetime comedy show," said NBC TV Network president John Eck, who last week threatened to pull all Peacock programming if WHDH picked news over Leno's new venture. [Read More]
Jeff Dunham: More than a prop comedian - Contra Costa Times
"Even though people looked down on me — other comics looked down on me — and I was kind of chastised for being a 'prop' comic, I looked at it as an advantage because I could carry on dialogue, rather than monologue," Dunham says via e-mail. "It was a secret weapon." [Read More]
Kathy Griffin debuts Bravo comedy special, hosts A-List Awards - Punchline Magazine
Kathy Griffin, comedy's reining queen of the D-List, moves up a few letter grades to host the A-List Awards on Bravo this Wednesday at 10/9c. The princess of all things anatomically plastic will also star in her sixth comedy special, She'll Cut a B*tch, airing Wednesday at 9/8c. [Read More]
Bill Burr blogging for NHL.com
Two years ago, Bill Burr proved to a mostly-Philadelphia crowd that he knew a few things about sports, namely how horrible the City of Brotherly Love's athletic history is. Now, he's taken his sports knowledge — and his love of the place where he honed his stand-up chops — to the NHL.com, where he'll be blogging about the Boston Bruins throughout the hockey playoffs. His first post went up this morning. [Read More]
Jamie Kennedy fights back: critics be warned Punchline Magazine interview
There's a long list of professional Jamie Kennedy haters; no one knows this more than the comedian himself. But now, Kennedy has a voice to strike back in the form of his to-be- released documentary Heckler. [Read More]
Chelsea Handler gets naked!
Stand-up comedian and late night talk show host Chelsea Handler recently posed all nude and stuff for Allure. [Read More]
The other women of Saturday Night Live - The Calgary Herald
The Calgary Herald profiles Gilda Radner, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Sarah Silverman, Molly Shannon, Tina Fey and Kristen Wiig. [Read More]
Tracey Ullman's 2009 State of the Union - the comic's comic
The second season of Tracey Ullman's State of the Union debuts tonight on Showtime. New to her arsenal: Former First Lady Laura Bush, and fashion icon Donna Karan. It's more one-woman show performance art than straight-up sitcom, so you may find yourself impressed without laughing out loud. [Read More]