The revamped In Living Color: Meet the first four cast members (Videos)
We reported in October of last year that Fox was re-launching groundbreaking sketch comedy series In Living Color, which originally aired on the network from 1990 – 1994. Since that time, Fox and comedy club The Laugh Factory held open auditions to h... [Read More]
Comedian Christian Finnegan’s Humble Beginnings
Christian Finnegan is a regular on “Are We There Yet,” a show with 44 episodes already under its belt and entering its third season on TBS this fall. But talk to him and he comes off like the average working comedian.“Right now, I&#... [Read More]
Why Dan Harmon created Community: ‘I needed a backyard to be buried in’ (VIDEO)
Thanks to NerdistNews.com, this morning the comedy world was gifted with this stellar video interview with Community creator Dan Harmon and cast members Gillian Jacobs, Yvette Nicole Brown and Ken Jeong. The ever-humble and geeky Harmon explains how ... [Read More]
Jimmy Kimmel will host Emmy awards
Late night master Jimmy Kimmel will take the stage at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on Sept. 23 to host the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards. While this won’t be the comedian’s first time hosting an awards show (he’s previously hosted the Am... [Read More]
Check out some photos from Lewis Black’s pilot for the BBC
As we reported earlier this week, BBC’s Radio 4 is developing an American version of its popular radio broadcast The News Quiz to be fronted by Lewis Black. The pilot was filmed last night to an enthusiastic sold-out crowd at New York City̵... [Read More]
Comedy Bloghorn #3
From CBS in Los Angeles: (Los Angeles) City Council members took a step closer on Wednesday to becoming the first in the nation to adopt a resolution condemning certain types of speech on public airwaves. The legislation would seek to bug media compa... [Read More]
Tony Rock will host stand-up series to promote comedians ‘overshadowed in the mainstream’
Comedian Tony Rock has been tapped to host an upcoming series of live stand-up comedy DVDs called Comedy Underground. The first live taping is going down March 28 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles and will feature performances by Luenell Campbell, Hope Fl... [Read More]
Kevin Hart and Seth Rogen will star in a post-World War II buddy cop movie
I thought I was over buddy cop movies, and then I found out that a film of that very genre, starring one of the biggest stand-up comedians today Kevin Hart and Seth Rogen, just got the green light at Paramount. The plot will follow the fictional stor... [Read More]
Robin Williams will receive Stand-Up Icon Award from Comedy Central
As if comedy fans across the country haven’t already established his iconic status, Comedy Central is going to make it official: Robin Williams will be the recipient of the Stand-Up Icon Award. The honor will be bestowed upon the veteran comedi... [Read More]
Leslie Bibb, Rob Corddry will star in horror comedy directed by Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant
The team of Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant have established themselves as two of Hollywood’s most sought comedy screenwriters, but up until now, the prolific duo hasn’t directed the words they’ve written for feature films. That... [Read More]