Bill Cosby announces first televised stand-up special in 30 years
Batten down the hatches and all other comics take notice, for the master is returning. Today, at the age of 75 Bill Cosby announced that his televised stand-up comedy special Far From Finished will debut on Comedy Central on November 24th. This is Cosby’s first televised special in thirty year... [Read More]
Comedy Central to Air Bill Cosby's First Standup Special in 30 Years
by Bradford Evans Comedy Central announced today that they'll be airing Bill Cosby's new standup special, entitled Bill Cosby: Far from Finished, the comedian's first televised special since his wildly influential 1983 release Bill Cosby: Himself. The cable network will air the special on Sunday, No... [Read More]
Joan Rivers faceing WGA charges; writers fire back
If you haven’t heard, the writers of Fashion Police are on strike, claiming they are owed over $1 million in unpaid wages and are continually denied fair compensation. Now, the Council of the Writers Guild of America East has voted to send charges filed against Joan Rivers to a trial boar... [Read More]
Season 5 of Arrested Development coming soon?
While we had to wait seven years for a fourth season of Arrested Development, it appears that the wait won’t be that long to have the Bluths back in our life again. The show’s executive producer, Brian Grazer, says that talks are under way with Netflix for a fifth overall season of the c... [Read More]
Jerry Seinfeld tops Forbes’ list of highest earning comedians in 2013
Forbes Magazine released its annual list of the highest earning comedians of 2012 and topping that list for the third year in a row is the one and only Jerry Seinfeld. Seinfeld has kept a relatively low profile recently but seemed to have almost come out of retirement, showing up on late night here ... [Read More]
Hold on tight, Kumail Nanjiani’s ‘Beta Male’ is coming out this month to save us!
In front of a live audience in Austin, Texas, Kumail Nanjiani explains why he is not an alpha male but is no less than a Beta Male. July 20th at midnight, you’ll be able to hear all this beta male has to offer thanks to Comedy Central. Get prepared as Kumail taps into some of [...]Hold on tigh... [Read More]
Netflix in Talks to Pick Up Another Season of 'Arrested Development'
by Bradford Evans It looks like another Netflix season of Arrested Development may be in the future. Brian Grazer, Arrested Development producer and season 4 cameo-maker, revealed to Bloomberg Television in an interview yesterday that there have been talks with Netflix to make a fifth season. "... [Read More]
Comedy Central Goes Digital
Comedy Central is going digital. While the network has previously posted clips and episodes of their top programs such as The Daily Show and The Colbert Report on the web, their latest venture could be a game-changer in how comedy specials are produced and delivered to viewers. Following in t... [Read More]
The Inside Scoop on Inside Jokes LA
Inside Jokes LA is the newest comedy venue to open in Los Angeles. Smack in the middle of Hollywood & Highland, they’ll be in direct competition with The Big Three (The Comedy Store, The Hollywood Improv and The Laugh Factory) to fill their seats with both locals and tourists. Luckily, the... [Read More]
You Can Listen to Sean Conroy's Debut Standup Album for Free Right Now
by Bradford Evans The very funny Sean Conroy released his first standup album, Pleasure Is My Business, this week, and you can download it for free via his website. You may know Conroy as the host of the excellent podcast The Long Shot, a veteran UCB improviser who's a regular at LA's ASSSSCAT shows... [Read More]