Comedian Andy Daly inks pilot deal with Comedy Central
Comedy Central has ordered a half-hour pilot to star Andy Daly called Review with Forrest MacNeil, an adaptation of the Australian series Review with Myles Barlow, in which the titular character uses a one-to-five-star review format to critique “diff... [Read More]
Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst enters comedy world with CBS deal
Hey, children of the 90s: remember watching TRL with Carson Daly and seeing the music video for Limp Bizkit’s “Nookie”? Those were the days. That’s when MTV still had a little bit of rebellion in it. Sigh. Fred Durst, the Limp Bizkit frontman, is get... [Read More]
SUBMIT FOR THE MAGNERS COMEDY FESTIVAL
We’re very happy to announce that submissions are open for third annual Magners Comedy Festival. Comics can submit their best 1-3 min worth of material (Oct 28th deadline) to compete in a series of voting rounds and the best 10 contestants will... [Read More]
The Truth About Doug Stanhope
If you only know Doug Stanhope from the second iteration of “The Man Show,” you don’t know Doug Stanhope. “I’m glad – if only for the experience and the first-hand knowledge of how smothered the creative process ge... [Read More]
Artie Lange joins Twitter; and watch his full Letterman appearance
During Artie Lange’s appearance on Late Show with David Letterman last night, he joked about how, since he’s been out of the spotlight for nearly two years he’s missed out on a lot of technological advances– most notably Twitt... [Read More]
Can a new TV show re-launch Craig Kilborn’s comedy career?
When I was in college I became addicted to Comedy Central. The main cause of my obsessive behavior was the newly launched Daily Show; its host, young shavers, was Craig Kilborn, a dude who got popular as one of those hip SportsCenter guys. Years late... [Read More]
FX Goes “Legit” by Giving a Green Light to Jim Jeffries
Many of America’s leading comedy shows have been inspired by television series’ from England. Networks like NBC and FOX have all succeeded in translating British shows into American powerhouses. For FX, though, they looked south and found gold. Austr... [Read More]
Margaret Cho’s “Cho Dependent” premieres on Showtime Oct. 15; DVD to follow
Margaret Cho returns to premium cable this weekend with another stand-up special, her sixth. Cho Dependent captures a December 2010 Atlanta performance from the comedian’s tour in support of her musical comedy album by the same name. The new special ... [Read More]
Comedy Central will unveil new “South Park” video game at New York Comic-Con
A new South Park video game, to be sold exclusively for Xbox Live Arcade, will be unveiled tomorrow at New York City’s Comic-Con. In South Park: Tenorman’s Revenge, gamers cam become Cartman, Kyle, Stan or Kenny “as they battle Scott Tenorman and his... [Read More]
Watch three comedians Occupy Wall Street in their own ways
It’s the onus of comedy at large to question. Right? Naturally, the Occupy Wall Street protests have coincided quite well with that notion questioning the unregulated corporate culture in America. Comedian Lee Camp recently gave a spirited perf... [Read More]