Kristen Wiig to Star in Zach Galfianakis/Owen Wilson Bank Heist Comedy
by Bradford Evans Kristen Wiig has joined the cast of a new comedy that will see her playing a bank robber alongside Zach Galifiankis and Owen Wilson, THR reports. The untitled comedy, formerly known as Loomis Fargo, follows a quarter of dull North Carolinians who pulled off one of the biggest heist... [Read More]
The Venetian Las Vegas devotes comedy stage exclusively to female performers with “Lipshtick”
Las Vegas may have countless entertainment options in and around the Vegas Strip of resorts and casinos, but when it comes to comedy, it remains home mainly to men. The comedians with short- or long-term residencies in Vegas right now? Carrot Top (Luxor), Terry Fator (The Mirage), Vinnie F... [Read More]
Coming to a comic book shop near you, it’s ‘Bob’s Burgers!’
The beloved animated Fox show Bob’s Burgers is launching a spin-off comic book series this summer. Created by writers and artists from the show, the new comic book version of the Belcher clan will be released via Dynamite Entertainment in August, according to THR. The first issue, available fo... [Read More]
Follow Friday: @SabrinaJalees
by Emma Soren A lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with the available characters and constraints. With the Internet being such a big place, it can be difficult to find the comedians most worthy of your... [Read More]
An hour with Cameron Esposito
After opening for comedians like Anthony Jeselnik and Maria Bamford, with arguably specific crowds, creating and hosting UCBLA’s weekly stand-up podcast, Put Your Hands Together, and having done her time in Chicago’s Comedy scene, founding Chicago’s open mic night at Cole’s B... [Read More]
Les Moonves, in his own words, on having Neil Patrick Harris and/or Joel McHale on future CBS TV series
CBS Corp. President and CEO Les Moonves set the record straight -- sort of -- appearing on Bloomberg News on Thursday afternoon, responding to reports, rumors and innuendos regarding the future of Neil Patrick Harris and Joel McHale with CBS. Moonves said his previous meeting with NPH was a general ... [Read More]
Sara Schaefer’s web series nails what it’s like to be a comic with a ‘Day Job’
Last week premiered probably the most relatable video for any stand-up comedian. Created by Sara Schaefer (Nikki & Sara LIVE, You Had To Be There podcast, John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show), the web series “Day Job” highlights what it’s like to be an up-coming comedian... [Read More]
CBS Says They're Not in Talks with Joel McHale to Take Over 'The Late Late Show'
by Bradford Evans With NBC having canceled Community last week and freeing up star Joel McHale in the process, many have speculated that he'd be groomed to take over CBS's soon-to-be-vacated 12:35 am program The Late Late Show, but CBS boss Les Moonves is now insisting that the network is not in tal... [Read More]
AMC strikes forward with Chris Hardwick’s All-Star Celebrity Bowling series
A generation ago, Billy Hardwick was a professional bowler, ABC was the TV network that aired bowling to a national viewing audience, and AMF were the three big letters in bowling. In 2014, it's Chris Hardwick's turn down the alley and AMC is the place to see it. Yes, Chris Hardwick, son of the late... [Read More]
A Reunion and a New Sketch from 'Late Night with Conan's Writers
by Ramsey Ess Well, the Paley Center has been temporarily closed due to repairs (it's reopened now) so instead of dipping into the archives, today we head over to the gross Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn to Littlefield, home of Scott Rogowsky's weekly live talk show "Running Late." On April 30th, 2014, h... [Read More]