Comedy Dynamics to premiere Coming to the Stage, series hosted by Dan Levy (Video)
For those of you out there who just can’t get enough of stand-up packaged into TV series form, there’s good news sliding down the story shoot for you. On May 6, production company Comedy Dynamics will debut Coming To The Stage, a new six-part series that will spotlight several up-and-com... [Read More]
 
Bob Odenkirk, David Cross Netflix series will feature Paul F. Tompkins, Brian Posehn, many more!
Now, this is super exciting. Rumor has it that your favorite coked-up comedy uncles, Bob Odenkirk and David Cross, will be bringing a powerhouse backup team with them when their new Netflix series launches. The title of the forthcoming show is what we all wish we were: With Bob and David. Well, we m... [Read More]
 
Kenan Thompson calls Bill Cosby a ‘monster’ during stand-up set
When even the star of Fat Albert is calling his integrity into question, things might really be over for Bill Cosby, career-wise. During a stand-up show at the University of Pittsburgh on Monday, Kenan Thompson, who played the titular character in the film adaptation of Cosby’s classic cartoon... [Read More]
 
Sarah Silverman apologizes to New York club owner after #Ask4More video controversy
Sarah Silverman caused controversy last week when she implied that comedy club owner Al Martin paid her less for a stand-up set because she was a female comic. She put out a public apology to Martin on Tuesday, acknowledging that her story was “HARDLY an example of the wage gap.” She wen... [Read More]
 
Madonna’s stand-up on Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon: Rest in Peace, Comedy
You work your whole life trying to perfect what you do, overcoming hurdles and obstacles, wending your way through the intrinsically byzantine labyrinth of the industry surrounding your passion. Then one day, the gate keepers who purport to uphold the standards and quality to which you aspire &ndash... [Read More]
 
Disney’s Frozen 2 ‘Animation Domination’ treatment is gruesome. Also, it’s hilarious (Video)
Commence the melting of our cold, dead, cynical hearts! Things were exciting enough when Disney first let it slip that there might be a sequel to Frozen, its hugely popular animated juggernaut. Exciting, if not terribly surprising: the film has since become the highest grossing animated movie o... [Read More]
 
Eddie Murphy to receive Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor
Eddie Murphy will receive this year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, the Kennedy Center announced. The annual prize is awarded for “a fearless observer of society, who startled many while delighting and informing many more with [an] uncompromising perspective on social injustice an... [Read More]
 
Jason Nash, Brandon Calvillo announce Kickstarter for Vine film (Video)
Vine stars Jason Nash and Brandon Calvillo are planning a social media adventure and they need your help to pull it off. The two social media stars launched a 30-Day Kickstarter campaign for FML: A Social Media Adventure, Nash’s latest full-length feature film that will follow them as the... [Read More]
 
Russell Peters calls Trevor Noah a joke thief (Video)
For the time being it seemed Trevor Noah, the newly appointed host of The Daily Show, had survived the onslaught from the Twitter police, who mercilessly chided the South African comedian for jokes tweeted as far back as 2009, some of which were deemed sexist and racist. Now Trevor Noah is facing an... [Read More]
 
Daily Show names Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart’s successor
Comedy Central has chosen an heir— Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show. Jon Stewart shocked fans in February when he unexpectedly announced that he will be leaving The Daily Show after 17 years. Just when speculation over David Letterman and Craig Ferguson’s re... [Read More]