Chelsea Handler’s Netflix talk show deal is official
Ever since she announced the ending of Chelsea Lately in April, Chelsea Handler has kept the comedy world guessing as to what her next step would be. But today Netflix announced what many have assumed—Handler will develop a new talk show for the streaming service. Starting in 2016, Chelsea Han... [Read More]
Key and Peele, Jay Pharoah, Jordan Carlos in epic Obama impression mashup? (Video)
An “Obam-off” of epic proportions may be in the works. Imagine Key & Peele, Jay Pharoah and the rest of the country’s top presidential impersonators in the same sketch video. It might just break the Internet, or at least help the President reclaim his Most Retweets record. Come... [Read More]
Monty Python Live (mostly) rehearsals begin, final reunion show will be televised
Monty Python is back and ready to revive their infamous comedy troupe for a reunion tour. Pictures emerged Monday of Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Eric Idle and honorary member Carol Cleveland reading scripts during their first rehearsals for Monty Python Live (mostly). The... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle opens up to David Letterman about quitting Chappelle’s Show (Video)
Dave Chappelle opened up about quitting Chappelle’s Show on Comedy Central during an interview with David Letterman on Late Show. Chappelle’s visit was a rare one indeed; in fact, it was the first time Letterman interviewed the comedian in 10 years. We posted a preview of the interview y... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle tells David Letterman he never quit ‘Chappelle’s Show’ (Video)
In a very rare television appearance Dave Chappelle, who has a string of huge live dates coming up at Radio City Music Hall in New York, tells David Letterman on tonight’s Late Show that he technically never quit Comedy Central’s Chappelle’s Show all those years ago. “Here it... [Read More]
FX releases statement about Tracy Morgan’s upcoming series
FX has released a statement concerning Tracy Morgan’s upcoming series for the FXX network, which was scheduled to start shooting in August and premiere in January. The show comes from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia creators Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton. Morgan is cur... [Read More]
Tracy Morgan ‘more responsive’ after accident, Walmart trucker hadn’t slept for 24 hours
Nearly two days after he was critically injured in a six-car accident on the New Jersey Turnpike, Tracy Morgan is still in intensive care but is “more responsive,” according to Morgan’s rep Lewis Kay, who says Morgan is dealing with a broken femur, several broken ribs and a broken ... [Read More]
Wal-Mart trucker likely cause of Tracy Morgan accident
The driver thought to be the cause of the six-car accident that left one person dead and comedian Tracy Morgan in critical condition, turned himself in and has already posted a $50,000 bail, New Jersey State Police said earlier today. Kevin Roper, 35, was behind the wheel of a Wal-Mart 18-wheeler at... [Read More]
Tracy Morgan in critical condition after car accident in New Jersey (UPDATE)
UPDATE 5:40 pm ET – Truck driver Kevin Roper, 35, of Jonesboro, Ga. has been charged with one count of death by auto and four counts of assault by auto. As for Morgan, “He’s got a brace on his neck, but he’s smiling,” says a friend of the comedian’s, according to... [Read More]
Last Comic Standing’s Mike Vecchione talks new album, the comedy grind, more (Interview)
If you were sitting in a comedy club and saw Mike Vecchione get on stage without knowing anything about him, you’d think that a cop or a firefighter quit the force to do comedy. You might expect a “tough guy” voice or maybe something akin to a former frat guy telling you the funny ... [Read More]