Comedy Central Renews ‘Drunk History’ for a Sixth Season
More Drunk History is in the works. Comedy Central just announced it’s handed out a 16-episode renewal to Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner’s series, which debuted its fifth season last month and is currently airing Tuesday nights at 10:00pm. “They say history is written by the victor... [Read More]
Michelle Wolf Will Host This Year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner
Michelle Wolf is having a very busy 2018 – in addition to landing a weekly late night series at Netflix, she also just landed the toughest annual political comedy gig there is: the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. White House Correspondents’ Association president Margaret Talev ... [Read More]
The New Season of ‘The Standups’ Premieres on Netflix Next Month
Last year, Netflix revealed the lineup of the second season of its half-hour standup series The Standups, and now the next batch of episodes has a premiere date. This round will feature specials from Gina Yashere, Rachel Feinstein, Kyle Kinane, Aparna Nancherla, Joe List, and&nbs... [Read More]
Gad Elmaleh Lives the ‘American Dream’ in the Trailer for His Netflix Standup Special
Gad Elmaleh’s second Netflix standup special debuts next month, and the streaming network recently released a trailer. Titled Gad Elmaleh: American Dream, the special was taped at The Town Hall in New York and covers Elmaleh’s “experiences moving from Paris to New York, struggling ... [Read More]
NBC Renews ‘Superstore’ for a Fourth Season
More Superstore is in the works. According to The Hollywood Reporter, NBC has officially renewed the America Ferrera-starring series for a fourth season, which will consist of 22 episodes. Season 3 of the show premiered back in September and returns with new episodes Thursday, March 1st at 8:00... [Read More]
I sympathise with Louise Beamont: we comedians are truth-seekers | Arnab Chanda
Looking for the laughs in painful personal stories makes for interesting subject matter, but emotionally it’s a high-risk pathI don’t really feel comfortable speaking about Louise Beamont’s case, in which Thomas Reay, her estranged husband, is suing her on the grounds that she defa... [Read More]
I sympathise with Louise Beamont: we comedians are truth-seekers | Arnab Chanda
Looking for the laughs in painful personal stories makes for interesting subject matter, but emotionally it’s a high-risk pathI don’t really feel comfortable speaking about Louise Beamont’s case, in which Thomas Reay, her estranged husband, is suing her on the grounds that she defa... [Read More]
I feel for the standup being sued by her ex: we comedians seek the truth | Arnab Chanda
Louise Reay was looking for laughs in personal stories, but emotionally it’s a high-risk pathI don’t really feel comfortable speaking about the case of comedian Louise Beamont, known on stage as Louise Reay , in which her estranged husband, is suing her on the grounds that she defamed hi... [Read More]
Here’s the Trailer for Judd Apatow’s HBO Documentary ‘The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling’
Today, HBO released the first trailer for Judd Apatow’s two-part, four-hour Garry Shandling documentary, titled The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling. Set to air next month, the documentary features over 40 of Shandling’s family members and friends, including James L. Brooks, Sarah Silverma... [Read More]
IFC’s ‘Brockmire’ Heads to New Orleans in the Season 2 Trailer
IFC’s Brockmire returns with a brand new season in April, and today the network dropped a trailer. Renewed ahead of its season 1 premiere last year, the Hank Azaria-starring series returns Wednesday, April 25th at 10:00pm, and the next batch of episodes follow Jim Brockmire as he “finds ... [Read More]