New Wave Entertainment teams up with Fathom events to bring comedy to movie theaters
If you’re in the comedy industry you might’ve heard the name New Wave Entertainment tossed around here and there. NWE is a big content producer in the world of comedy, in a nutshell, they produce stand-up comedy specials and other content that’s then licensed to outlets like Epix, ... [Read More]
HBO going to Northern California for two new comedy series
HBO's current original comedy stable revolves around Girls and Veep. They'll be rejoined by a double dose of guys by 2014. The pay-cable network has announced pickups of two new comedy series, both set in and around the Bay Area of Northern Californi... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman will record first comedy special in eight years
It’s been eight years since Sarah Silverman’s stand-up comedy film Jesus is Magic (see below) was gifted to the world of comedy. Since that time, the celebrated comedian has kept busy in television — three seasons of The Sarah Silve... [Read More]
Sarah Silverman set to premiere new HBO stand-up special this fall
All rejoice! Sarah Silverman is making her return to stand-up. HBO and Funny or Die are teaming up to release Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles. Set for a fall 2013 premiere, the special is Silverman’s first HBO special and her first stand-up related material since her 2005 sketch/music/stand-u... [Read More]
Push and Believe! Comedy Central greenlights first-ever “dramatic comedy” series, “Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!”
Comedy Central has swooped in and grabbed another comedy series from the development plans of another cable network, ordering 12 episodes of Brody Stevens: Enjoy It! and unveiling a separate 17-episode webseries, "Push and Believe." Enjoy It! origina... [Read More]
Louis CK reveals self-funded tour statistics in fan address before premiere of, “Oh My God” special
It’s become a bit of a tradition for Louis CK to address his fans before a monumental milestone in his life. The last time was before he hosted Saturday Night Live just days after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast. Today this afternoon Louis wrote a similar letter to his fans before the p... [Read More]
Dylan Brody: Living Large (Audio Interview)
Dylan Brody is a man of many talents. A comedian turned humorist and storyteller, Brody’s unique style of long-form comedy filled with wit, introspection, and intelligence has garnered acclaim from both fans and critics alike. Brody’s latest CD, R... [Read More]
72nd Peabody Awards honor Lorne Michaels, Louis C.K., D.L. Hughley, Lena Dunham
The 72nd annual Peabody Awards recognized several comedies from 2012 and cited Lorne Michaels for his career accomplishments in comedy. From the University of Georgia and handed out since 1941, the George Foster Peabody Awards recognize distinguished... [Read More]
Louis C.K. explains his upcoming HBO special title, “Oh My God”
Louis C.K. has killed it, pushing his name into legendary status when it comes to stand-up comedy. April 13th on HBO this comedic juggernaut looks to knock down more walls and split more sides when he returns with Oh My God. It’s an interesting name for a comedy special; most comedy specials are tit... [Read More]
Beyonce’s “Life Is But A Dream” Documentary Has A Parody
Well, it has finally happened; a parody about the Life Is But A Dream documentary has been made. The original Life Is But A Dream documentary was released in early February on HBO and focused on the life of singer Beyonce Knowles. Beyonce directed th... [Read More]