Chris Gethard appeals to Diddy on Jimmy Fallon show
In case you missed Friday’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon because you were out laughing your ass off at a comedy club like me, all you need to know is #DiddyGethard. And if you find that hashtag as inappropriately funny as I do and want to know more,... [Read More]
Jim Norton breaks through to New Orleans Saints fans on Tonight Show
Whether you love Jay Leno or hate him, we have to admit that one of the cool things he did with his old new show and now his new, old show The Tonight Show with Jay Leno is expose some talented stand-up comedians who would otherwise not score these t... [Read More]
Conan O’Brien, owl appear in first “Conan” print ad
For some time now, we’ve known of Conan’s new late-night show with TBS, and not too long ago he announced the name of the show. Now we get our first official glimpse – thanks to this first print ad, posted on Hollywood Reporter – at what promises to... [Read More]
Ellen DeGeneres struts down the fashion runway for high-end designer
From her early stand-up to syndicated daytime talk show, everyone loves Ellen. (We’ll just brush that whole American Idol fiasco under the rug.) The very funny comedienne is always full of surprises, and surprise us she did, complete with confetti,... [Read More]
Barack Obama’s chief economist is a comedian, has appeared on the Daily Show
Austan Goolsbee, President Obama’s Chief Economist on the Economic Recovery Advisory Board, is set to take over as chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, according to the Washington Post. But if you think all government officials—especially econ... [Read More]
Lady Gaga’s brother exposed by Nick Swardson on Comedy Central
In July, we gave you the first taste of the highly anticipated Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time, the comedian’s sketch show that will premiere on Comedy Central on Oct. 12. Today, we’re stoked to give you a follow-up taste. In the clip ... [Read More]
Paul Provenza’s ‘The Green Room’ gets renewed for new season on Showtime
This is outstanding news for the stand-up comedy world. Paul Provenza’s masterful show The Green Room has been renewed for a second season on Showtime. Deadline is reporting the network ordered six new episodes, will be filmed in Los Angeles and will... [Read More]
Bo Burnham inks deal for MTV show pilot
Bo Burnham, just back from Scotland’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, seems to have everything but free time lately. MTV has ordered a pilot for a new sitcom to be written and produced by the young comic. At the age of 20, Burnham has already toured the w... [Read More]
Margaret Cho will compete on Dancing with the Stars
This kind of doesn’t surprise us at all. Margaret Cho who has just released her first musical comedy album and who is continuously pushing herself deeper and deeper into the arts will be one of the celebrity contestants on this season’s D... [Read More]
Jimmy Fallon does Cosby, Seinfeld, Foxworthy, more on American’s Got Talent
Last night on America’s Got Talent, Jimmy Fallon made a special appearance to help promote his Emmys hosting gig going down Sunday at 8 pm EST on NBC. Now, for you haters out there thinking, “What’s Fallon doing on a talent show? He hasn’t got any ta... [Read More]