Norm Macdonald delivers inspirational graduation speech in Funny Or Die video
Norm Macdonald has made no secret of his desire to take over Craig Ferguson’s spot on CBS as the host of the Late Late Show. The former Saturday Night Live anchor of Weekend Update — arguably the best one, at that — has been re-tweeting to his 424,000 followers his fans’ mess... [Read More]
 
Chelsea Handler reveals ‘Chelsea Lately’ finale date, but will she ever do late night again?
Last month, Chelsea Handler announced on Conan that she would be ending her long-running late-night series Chelsea Lately on E!. Her contract with the entertainment network would have kept her there through the end of this year. However, E! issued a release announcing that the last episode of Chelse... [Read More]
 
Maya Angelou dies at 86, once said ‘Against the cruelties of life, one must laugh’
Maya Angelou, celebrated author, poet, professor, dancer, musician, public speaker and activist, died today in her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Angelou was 86 years old. Truly a groundbreaking artist, Angelou rose to prominence after the 1969 publication of her memoir I Know Why The Caged ... [Read More]
 
Don Rickles will not get pooped on by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (Exclusive video)
Iconic comedian Don Rickles will be celebrated tomorrow as Spike TV premieres One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles at 9 pm ET. Laughspin was in attendance when it was shot at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. So we know what’s in store for viewers– and... [Read More]
 
Don Rickles will not get pooped on by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (Exclusive video)
Iconic comedian Don Rickles will be celebrated tomorrow as Spike TV premieres One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles at 9 pm ET. Laughspin was in attendance when it was shot at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. So we know what’s in store for viewers– and... [Read More]
 
Kelsey Grammer, Martin Lawrence are ‘Partners’ for FX comedy premiering Aug. 4
The Martin Lawrence and Kelsey Grammar FX sitcom Partners will showcase the unusual pairing on Monday, August 4 when it premieres on the cable network. Partners pairs Lawrence and Grammar as Chicago lawyers from very different backgrounds as they face their own personal crises. The show was given a ... [Read More]
 
Kelsey Grammer, Martin Lawrence are ‘Partners’ for FX comedy premiering Aug. 4
The Martin Lawrence and Kelsey Grammar FX sitcom Partners will showcase the unusual pairing on Monday, August 4 when it premieres on the cable network. Partners pairs Lawrence and Grammar as Chicago lawyers from very different backgrounds as they face their own personal crises. The show was given a ... [Read More]
 
‘Wet Hot American Summer’ headed to Netlfix as television series
Wet Hot American Summer, the 2001 cult comedy classic from David Wain and Michael Showalter, is headed to Netflix in the form of a 10-episode television series. This, according to sources, who have spoken to Variety, who broke the news moments ago. If the project comes to fruition, a Wet Hot America... [Read More]
 
NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’ off to great start, first semi-finalists announced
With judges Russell Peters, Roseanne and Keenen Ivory Wayans and host JB Smoove, Last Comic Standing made its triumphant return last night to NBC. And this time, with the guidance of executive producer Wanda Sykes, Last Comic Standing is being done right. In year’s past NBC went to great lengt... [Read More]
 
Louis C.K., Wanda Sykes, Jerry Seinfeld and more! 11 Comedians as comedians on television
Stand-up comedians are taking over television! Comics, not all of them trained actors, are getting the opportunity to play the roles they were meant to play: comedians. The old stand-up-to-sitcom model was that maybe you’d get discovered at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal or a ... [Read More]