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]
Watch David Letterman, Tina Fey, Jon Stewart, and More Pay Tribute to Don Rickles
by Bradford Evans Last night, Spike TV aired a tribute special to ultimate bro's bro Don Rickles. It was a veritable who's who of big name comedians and also, Johnny Depp for some reason. Above, check out David Letterman's speech about moving to LA in his late 20s and meeting Rickles. The special a... [Read More]
This Week on TV: Bachelorette parties gone wrong
While most networks are taking a break, Inside Amy Schumer returns for a new episode and Jesse Joyce, Al Jackson, and Tom Rhodes deliver uncensored sets on Comedy Central’s Comedy Underground. Check out the full rundown of this week’s late night guests, stand-up performances and more. TH... [Read More]
Watch Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Burn Don Rickles and a Table of Famous Rich Dudes
by Megh Wright Here's a quick preview clip of Spike's recent tribute night to legendary comedian Don Rickles that's set to air on May 28th featuring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, who certainly know how to crush it when performing to a table full of rich, famous, white male comedians and Hollywood celebr... [Read More]
Lewis Black, Don Rickles, Bill Burr, Aziz Ansari, more headline Just For Laughs’ 32nd festival
Lewis Black, Bill Burr, Aziz Ansari, Don Rickles and many more huge names in comedy will headline the 32ns annual Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. The festival just released, in part, the following information: The 32nd edition of the Just For Laughs Festival, presented by Videotron in a... [Read More]
Spike TV’s Don Rickles ‘One Night Only’ live blog
Hey, all we’re live from the Apollo Theater in New York watching the filming of Spike TV’s One Night Only tribute to the legendary Don Rickles. We just got done chatting up celebs and funny folks on the red carpet — actually it was black, white and gray — and now we’re ... [Read More]
The American Comedy Awards to honor Bill Cosby with Lifetime Achievement award
The American Comedy Awards is one of comedy’s biggest nights. As we previously reported, the awards ceremony has made a nice bump from Comedy Central to NBC this year. The show honored both David Letterman (2011) and Don Rickles (2012) with one of it’s most prestigious awards, The Johnny... [Read More]
Letterman, Seinfeld, Stewart, Kimmel and others to pay tribute to Don Rickles on Spike TV’s “One Night Only” special
Don Rickles began his career way back in the 1950s and 60s and is still going strong today at the age of 87! This just proves that comedy is ageless. Rickles is best known for his venomous brand of insult comedy that has impressed the likes of Frank Sinatra, Johnny Carson, and many other famous [&he... [Read More]