The launch of Broadway Video’s Más Mejor comedy channel
Más Mejor, the new comedy channel by and for Latino comedians, has launched today. It comes from Broadway Video and puts two of that company's famous Saturday Night Live alumni front and center: Horatio Sanz and Fred Armisen. And here they are in their "first" unboxing video as Cuban toy... [Read More]
“Thank God For Jokes,” Mike Birbiglia’s new one-man show going Off-Broadway in February 2016
Mike Birbiglia's latest stand-up tour is headed Off-Broadway, back to the same theater at 45 Bleecker St. where Birbiglia developed Sleepwalk With Me. Mike Birbiglia: Thank God For Jokes will play Lynn Redgrave Theater, with previews beginning Feb. 2, 2016, and an official opening Feb. 11. "I'm... [Read More]
Nick Kroll and John Mulaney are heading to Off-Broadway this December
You will have three weeks to see George St. Geegland and Gil Faiszon this December Off-Broadway. If you don’t recognize those names, you may recognize the comedians who play them, John Mulaney and Nick Kroll. Kroll broke the news on social media and the show will be taking place at the Cherry ... [Read More]
Nick Kroll Announces December Off-Broadway ‘Oh, Hello’ Show with John Mulaney
Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland are teaming up for their very own live show in New York this December. Nick Kroll revealed on Twitter today that he and Mulaney are doing a live, three-week show as their popular, tuna-loving characters at the Cherry Lane Theatre from December 1 – 20. Here&rs... [Read More]
“Detroiters” from Jason Sudeikis and Broadway Video has been greenlit by Comedy Central
The comedy produced by Jason Sudeikis and Broadway Video, Detroiters, had a pilot order back in January. Now, just announced, Comedy Central has given a 10-episode series order to the show. The show’s co-creators and co-writers, Tim Robinson (Saturday Night Live, Documentary Now!, The Awesomes... [Read More]
Horatio Sanz and Fred Armisen set to groom Latino online comedy destination Más Mejor
Lorne Michael’s Broadway Video, which brings us Saturday Night Live and The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon will be launching a new destination for the Latino market. Más Mejor, which will be curated by SNL alums Horatio Sanz and Fred Armisen, will feature talent from Broadway Video&... [Read More]
“New York’s Funniest Stand Up” competition returns to New York Comedy Festival
The search for New York’s Funniest Stand Up is back at Carolines on Broadway as part of the New York Comedy Festival. It’s is open to any and all performers. There will be an open call audition at on Tuesday, October 6 starting at 9a. Participants will perform up to 2 minutes of their or... [Read More]
Open call auditions for 2015 New York’s Funniest Stand-Up competition
Last year's winner of New York's Funniest Stand-Up, Ricky Velez, was hired this year as a correspondent for Comedy Central's The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. What's in store for the 2015 winner of New York's Funniest Stand-Up? And could it be you? Carolines on Broadway (1626 Broadway between 49t... [Read More]
Adam McKay Is Writing an ‘Archie’ Broadway Musical
Archie Comics is headed to Broadway with some help from Adam McKay and Funny or Die. Variety reports that McKay is currently working on a book for an Archie Broadway musical, but details on the show are slim aside from McKay calling it “bright, colorful and slightly demented.” He’s... [Read More]