Michael Che and Colin Jost to Host the 2018 Emmys
Saturday Night Live Weekend Update anchors and co-head writers Michael Che and Colin Jost just landed another big TV gig. According to Variety, Che and Jost have signed on to host this year’s Emmys together, which is slated to air on NBC Monday, September 17th and will coun... [Read More]
Michael Che and Colin Jost to Host the 2018 Emmys
Saturday Night Live Weekend Update anchors and co-head writers Michael Che and Colin Jost just landed another big TV gig. According to Variety, Che and Jost have signed on to host this year’s Emmys together, which is slated to air on NBC Monday, September 17th and will coun... [Read More]
Episode #203: Louie Anderson
Louie Anderson won an Emmy Award for his performance as Christine Baskets in FX’s Baskets. He previously won Emmys two decades earlier for his voiceover work in his own animated series Life of Louie. He’s also hosted Family Feud, made a memorable early splash in the Eddie Murphy movie Co... [Read More]
Peabody Awards honor Hasan Minhaj, Issa Rae, John Oliver, SNL, Mrs. Maisel
Congrats to Hasan Minhaj, Issa Rae, John Oliver, and the staffs at SNL and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, for you’re all now Peabody Award winners! Five of this year’s nine recipients came from the comedy world (six if you count Bob Odenkirk’s Better Call Saul!) The Peabody Awards will... [Read More]
Episode #202: Brandon Rogers
Brandon Rogers is a YouTube star with four million subscribers and one Streamy Award to his credit. He has starred in two webseries, Sam and Stuff for Facebook, and Magic Funhouse for Fullscreen. Brandon was a New Face at Just For Laughs in 2017, and he stopped by my studio while he’s on his f... [Read More]
Carol Burnett to receive first-ever Peabody Career Achievement Award
The Peabody Awards, considered the highest honor in television (and based in the University of Georgia’s journalism and mass communication program), have decided to award their first-ever career achievement honor to Carol Burnett. Burnett will be celebrated May 19, 2018, alongside the regular ... [Read More]
Andrea Martin and Colin Mochrie honored with inaugural Candy Awards at Crackup Comedy Festival
The legend of John Candy lives on in the spirits, hearts and minds of funny Canadians and comedy lovers everywhere. And now, the comedy festival in Canada’s capital city has begun handing out annual awards in his name, with the first recipients of the Candy Comedy Award being Andrea Martin and... [Read More]
Andrea Martin and Colin Mochrie honored with inaugural Candy Awards at Crackup Comedy Festival
The legend of John Candy lives on in the spirits, hearts and minds of funny Canadians and comedy lovers everywhere. And now, the comedy festival in Canada’s capital city has begun handing out annual awards in his name, with the first recipients of the Candy Comedy Award being Andrea Martin and... [Read More]
Watch John Mulaney and Nick Kroll’s opening monologue at the Film Independent Spirit Awards
This weekend, after many great promos for it, Nick Kroll and John Mulaney hosted the Film Independent Spirit Awards. As… MORE Watch John Mulaney and Nick Kroll’s opening monologue at the Film Independent Spirit Awards appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
The Lonely Island wrote an all-star song for the Oscars: “Why Not Me?”
If you thought the Academy Awards telecast already was too long and overbudget, just imagine if the 90th annual Oscars had followed through with this music video pitch from The Lonely Island. The song they wrote, “Why Not Me?”, would have included several stars from 2017’s box-offi... [Read More]