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]
Is Ricky Gervais already planning a movie about his upcoming series?
Ricky Gervais is already talking about the idea of making his new show into a movie – and the show hasn’t been shot yet! The UK’s Chortle reports that when asked about his future projects in a recent interview, comedian/actor/producer said: ‘Maybe we... [Read More]
Watch Hasslehoff Roast outtakes featuring Anderson, Cummings, Ross, Macfarlane, and more
Did you enjoy The Roast Of David Hasslehoff, but wish you could go deeper? The folks over at Comedy Central Inisder were gracious enough to post some precious video moments that didn’t make it to the final broadcast. That’s right, they can cut ... [Read More]
Chelsea Handler will host MTV’s Video Music Awards
Arguably the most powerful female comedian on the scene today, Chelsea Handler, has been chosen to host the ever-popular MTV Video Music Awards going down Sept. 12. It’s the first time a woman hosted the event alone, since Roseanne did it in 19... [Read More]