Jerry Seinfeld to produce Colin Quinn’s one-man show
Jerry Seinfeld is back again! And we do not mean the Marriage Ref.nThe comedian will be producing and directing Colin Quinn’s new one-man stage show, described as “a history of the world in 75 m... [Read More]
TBS’ Just For Laughs festival launches mobile app
TBS’ Just For Laughs Chicago Festival has just hatched a tech-savvy new method of keeping fans abreast of the latest fest developments. This year’s festival program will be available in the form o... [Read More]
Hollywood Comedy Film Festival calls for submissions
Zach Galifianakis took part in last year's Hollywood Comedy Film FestivalnHey, funny filmmakers. Get your submissions ready…Because the 2nd annual Hollywood Comedy Film Festival has just announ... [Read More]
Conan O’Brien writers descend on Chicago’s Just For Laughs to film TBS special
Andy Richter, Reggie Watts, and some of Conan O’Brian’s writers will be performing a live show entitled Team Coco Presents Conan’s Writers Live (a working title) in Chicago on June 17 as part of... [Read More]
Larry David talks ‘Curb’ TV Guide Network syndication, reveals new season details
nYou may know already that Curb Your Enthusiasm is going to be aired in syndication on the TV Guide Network, starting June 2. And we know what you’re thinking. How’s that going to work, what with... [Read More]
Bobby Slayton Added to MDA Fundraiser Comedy Show
The big news today regarding the Tommy T’s MDA Fundraiser (“Comedy Made Accessible”) taking place this Thursday, May 27th, can be summed up in two words. Bobby SlaytonThe legendary c... [Read More]
Jon Stewart’s Punching Bag, Fox News | NYTimes
Last week that comedian did something that the hosts of “Fox & Friends,” the morning show on Fox News, did not do: he had his staff members call the White House and ask a question. [Read More]
Jon Stewart f-bombs Fox News with gospel choir | Raw Story
Bernie Goldberg made the mistake of firing back at Jon Stewart after the comedian called out hypocrisy at Fox News. After Goldberg's attack, Jon Stewart took the fight to the next level by inviting a chorus to sing "go f*ck yourself" to Goldberg. [Read More]
Fake Area Newspaper Gets Real Television Show - The Onion, Kids In The Hall & David Cross coming to IFC | NY Times
On Monday, the Independent Film Channel announced that it was developing a television series based on The Onion, the fake weekly newspaper and Web site, as part of a comedy-heavy slate of new programming that also features the “Arrested Development” alumni David Cross and Will Arnett, and the Canadian comedy troupe the Kids in the Hall. [Read More]
'Daily Show' comedy bit turns into Iran spy drama for Newsweek's Maziar Bahari | THR
Did Comedy Central's "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" help cause a Newsweek reporter to be detained by Iranian police for 118 days? On June 21, Newsweek's Maziar Bahari was taken from his bed and accused of being a spy.. [Read More]