J.B. Smoove Hosting Russell Simmons' Latest Comedy Jam | Black Voices
J.B. Smoove is on board to host the new series 'Russell Simmons Presents Stand-Up at The El Rey,' premiering July 11 on the Comedy Central network. The 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' scene-stellar will serve as the master of ceremonies for the showcase, which – according to a spokesperson -- will feature stand-up with a hip hop vibe, reflecting the urban culture of today's youth through stand-up comedy. [Read More]
Tosh.0 Renewed for Third Season | Comedy Central Insider
If you're worried the internet will go un-made-fun-of after the second season of Tosh.0 wraps up this Summer, fear not. Comedy Central has just announced they've renewed the show for a third season. Said Daniel Tosh about the news, "Comedy Central has been like a father to me; they pretend to support my comedy and I am pretty sure they have slept with my mom." [Read More]
Amy Schumer is excited to watch her new special on Comedy Central with her mom | Zoiks! Online
You may have seen Amy Schumer on the 5th season of “Last Comic Standing.” Well, tonight is her first half hour comedy special and she’s none more excited to be sitting on the couch with her mom to watch it. She recently sat down with Zoiks! to talk about her career and upcoming TV appearance. [Read More]
"Patrice O'Neal's Guide to White People" coming to Comedy Central | Reuters
"Patrice Oneal's Guide to White People," will star Oneal as a professor of whiteness teaching a Whitey 101 class at an adult school that is designed for foreigners as well as Americans who want to learn "what white people are about and how to get along with them," said Oneal, who's African-American. In the reality portion of the show, Oneal will go out on the streets to learn about things white people love, like vintage clothing. [Read More]
Comedy Central's "The Awkward Comedy Show" to feature Hannibal Buress and other "black, awkward nerd comedians"
COMEDY CENTRAL is bringing a unique category of black comedy to the stage: the awkward nerd variety! The World Television Premiere of "The Awkward Comedy Show" debuts Friday, April 9 at Midnight. Black comedy takes a different turn as five distinctive comedians take to the stage to challenge stereotypes about smoking weed, confront rumors about black albinos and take a stand for every black person ever caught listening to Simon and Garfunkel too loud. Join Hannibal Buress, Eric Andre, Baron... [Read More]
Comedy Central/Viacom and YouTube video battle heats up | Punchline Magazine
the three-year-old lawsuit Viacom has against YouTube for allowing Comedy Central’s copyrighted material to be posted was pushed to the forefront as the opening briefs became public. Both parties are firing some pretty heavy allegations at each other and the outcome of this has consequences for the way comedy is shared online. [Read More]
Horatio Sanz, Chris Parnell Join Jon Heder In New Comedy Central Sitcom | AHN
Former "Saturday Night Live" members Chris Parnell and Horatio Sanz are set to join "Napoleon Dynamite" star Jon Heder in a new Comedy Central untitled sitcom. The trio are starring in the multi-camera comedy produced by Gary Sanchez Productions, which is led by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy. [Read More]
Jon Lajoie Talks New Comedy Central Special | AHN
..with his videos having amassed well over 150 million views, Jon Lajoie has fans repeating his foul-mouthed vomit-and-feces-inspired material back to him at shows and in everyday life. "When you have 1,000 people singing that with you, you take a step back and go, 'I don't know if I'm doing something good here, or something terribly bad,'" he says. [Read More]
Rob Riggle Talks New Comedy Central Special | AHN
Comedy Central Presents: Rob Riggle" features the comedian's take on old people, inappropriate airplane behavior, and an impression of his wife so unfortunate, he has to admit that she's not "ghetto ridiculous." "She's seen it. She hates it," Riggle says. "Well she doesn't hate it, but she's like, 'Really? Really?' She's nothing like that but that's what makes it funny to me." [Read More]
Celebrate South Park's 200th Episode | Comedy Central Insider
The upcoming 14th season of South Park will premiere on Wednesday, March 17 at 10pm / 9c, and it's going to include a really big milestone. The show on April 14 will be the series' 200th episode, and you're invited to help celebrate. [Read More]