Showtime's 'Inside Comedy' Returns on May 5th with Conan O'Brien, Jon Stewart, and More
by Megh Wright David Steinberg and Steve Carell's Showtime documentary series Inside Comedy just got a premiere date. The pay network announced today that Inside Comedy's six-episode fourth season is set to debut on Tuesday, May 5th at 11:00pm. In addition to previously announced guests Stephen Colb... [Read More]
 
Japanese karaoke game show Sing What Happens features women giving handjobs to contestants
Japan has a proud history of producing some of the most bizarre and disturbing reality programs and game shows on television. There’s a show called Troop of 100 wherein a group of 100 human beings run toward an unsuspecting stranger to scare him half to death. Then there’s the game show ... [Read More]
 
Inside Amy Schumer, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver among 74th annual Peabody Awards winners
Congratulations to Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer and HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, as they joined seven other TV series honored this morning as recipients of the 74th annual Peabody Awards. The Peabodys were created by the National Association of Broadcasters in 1940 to serve as "t... [Read More]
 
I Had To Follow That! Ari Shaffir gets his confidence checked
Ari Shaffir tells us a story about his early days coming up at The Comedy Store. He was working the door at the club and getting some stage time. With the experience under his belt, Shaffir was beginning to gain confidence. Confidence that was quickly put into check. I Had To Follow That! Ari Shaffi... [Read More]
 
Preview Comedy Dynamics’ new stand-up series, “Coming To The Stage” hosted by Dan Levy
Earlier, Comedy Dynamics announced it was launching a new original stand-up comedy series on its platform next month. The show, dubbed, Coming To The Stage highlights up and coming comedians that you should keep your eye on, giving a first TV look to much of the next wave of comedian. Dan Levy will ... [Read More]
 
Big Time in Hollywood, FL, or the increasingly poor decisions of millennials
Comedy Central has been on a hot streak of late. The cable channel has led the resurgence of sketch comedy on TV -- launching Key and Peele, Kroll Show, and Inside Amy Schumer -- expanded its grip on young viewership of late-night with @midnight, won over critics with series that defy... [Read More]
 
Nate Bargatze’s new special, “Full Time Magic” debuts on Comedy Central Saturday May 2
The time is here! One of our hotly anticipated stand-up specials is coming next month. Nate Bargatze’s new special will debut on Comedy Central May 2 at midnight. He filmed the special at NY’s Gramercy Theatre last year. Full Time Magic is Bargatze’s first one-hour stand-up special... [Read More]
 
This Week in Web Videos: 'Rockin' Rangers'
by Luke Kelly-Clyne There are many ways to make a great sketch. One of those ways is ensuring you've established stakes that are  introduced early on in the piece and inspire a totally visceral reaction. This week's sketch from Adam Murray is equipped with clear, squirm-inducing stakes fr... [Read More]
 
Scott Aukerman Hosts the Ultimate Reality Show on 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Friday's new episode of Comedy Bang! Bang!, in which Scott Aukerman creates and hosts an all-star reality show with the sole task of driving his contestants into complete madness. Personally, I hope Reality House does well enough to bring back more episodes of Auker... [Read More]
 
Watch the Trailer for Comedy Dynamics' New Standup Series 'Coming to the Stage'
by Megh Wright Comedy Dynamics has a new standup series premiering on VOD next month called Coming to the Stage, and today they're premiering the very first trailer. Hosted by Dan Levy, the six-episode series takes a closer look at 12 up-and-coming standups from around the country and hits streaming... [Read More]