Gina Yashere joins The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Gina Yashere has joined The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Comedy Central as a new correspondent. Her first report should air tonight! Here’s the press release: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah adds Gina Yashere as the latest contributor to join “The Best F#@ing News Team.” She was ... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy Podcasts: Happy Birthday, ‘Beautiful/Anonymous’
The comedy podcast universe is ever expanding, not unlike the universe universe. We’re here to make it a bit smaller, a bit more manageable. There are a lot of great shows and each has a lot of great episodes, so we want to highlight the exceptional, the noteworthy. Each week our crack team of... [Read More]
‘Problematic with Moshe Kasher’ Premieres on Comedy Central Next Month
Back in September, Comedy Central ordered a new weekly series from Moshe Kasher and @midnight’s Alex Blagg called Problematic, and today the network revealed the premiere date: Tuesday, April 18th at 10:00pm. “I see myself as the Phil Donahue of the Internet Age except not as funny or di... [Read More]
“SNL” head writers Sarah Schneider and Chris Kelly are heading to Comedy Central
Saturday Night Live may be in the market for a new head writing team: current co-head writers Chris Kelly and… MORE “SNL” head writers Sarah Schneider and Chris Kelly are heading to Comedy Central appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Lucy Porter review – comic is an honest tour guide to middle age
Soho theatre, LondonThe standup’s letter to her teenage self prompts some fine routines about maturity, parenthood and suburban livingThere are only three types of standup show, jokes Lucy Porter, and one of them addresses midlife crisis. Et voila! – her new set Consequences is structure... [Read More]
Help! We're trapped in an American sitcom – exclusive Comic Relief video
In Flatshare, created by the comedy sketch trio Massive Dad for Comic Relief, two mates walk into the world of a US sitcom, complete with canned laughter. The sketch is part of the Comic Relief Originals series to mark Red Nose Day on 24 March. Flatshare was written by Stevie Martin, Tessa Coates an... [Read More]
George Wallace will host seasons six and seven of “Coming to the Stage” stand-up showcase series
Coming to the Stage, the stand-up showcase series from Comedy Dynamics you can see on Hulu (and other platforms), will return for seasons six and seven with a new host: George Wallace. “Just like Donald Trump, I’m going to make this show great again,” Wallace said. Past comedians f... [Read More]
Comedy Central Orders a Pilot from ‘SNL’s Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider
Saturday Night Live co-head writers Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider have a pilot in the works at Comedy Central. According to Variety, the network has ordered an untitled pilot from Schneider and Kelly, which will follow “a pair of siblings whose 12-year-old brother becomes unexpectedly famous... [Read More]
Comedy Central Orders a Pilot from ‘SNL’s Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider
Saturday Night Live co-head writers Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider have a pilot in the works at Comedy Central. According to Variety, the network has ordered an untitled pilot from Schneider and Kelly, which will follow “a pair of siblings whose 12-year-old brother becomes unexpectedly famous... [Read More]
Watch a Sneak Peek from Tonight’s ‘Jeff & Some Aliens’ Finale
Comedy Central’s new animated series starring Brett Gelman, Jeff & Some Aliens, airs its season 1 finale tonight, and the network gave us a sneak peek from the episode. In addition to Scarlett Johansson appearing in the finale (voiced by Alicia Silverstone), the episode also features the v... [Read More]