'Important Things With Demetri Martin' Premieres Feb. 11 On Comedy Central
Stand-up comedian, Emmy®-losing writer and all-around person, Demetri Martin is the creator, executive producer and star of "Important Things with Demetri Martin." In this sketch comedy series, Martin mixes stand-up comedy, sketches, animation, studio bits, and music to explore one "important thing" per episode - like Power, Safety or Chairs. Demetri's jokes, drawings and hair will play major roles in the series. There are also some celebrity cameos by David Cross, Amanda Peet, and Martin's The ... [Read More]
Michael and Michael get the green light
Hot off The State reunion at San Francisco Sketchfest comes the news that Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter just got the green light for a new show on Comedy Central called Michael & Michael Have Issues. [Read More]
preview - Important Things with Demetri Martin
Are you a Demetri Martin fan? Of course you are. He's one of the funniest dudes of all of the dudes. So logic dictates that his new show Important Things with Demetri Martin is going to be one of the funniest shows of all the shows. [Read More]
Q&A: Lewis Black by Metromix Louisville
(Credit: Ian White) Lewis Black, the "Daily Show" regular and comedic mastermind best known for ranting about, well... everything, is getting his own show on Comedy Central, "Lewis Black's Root of All Evil," on which he plays a judge presiding over two comics who are making a case for why their side is the most evil. Cases include divisive match-ups like Oprah versus the Catholic Church, Donald Trump versus Viagra and YouTube versus porn. Before the show debuted, we caught up with the Honorable... [Read More]
Comedy Central Going HD
Sometimes the humor is in the details. That may be what Comedy Central is hoping when it launches a high definition version of the network. Comedy Central HD will be going live on Cablevision, DirecTV and Cox later this month, with additional carriers expected to be added throughout the year. [Read More]
preview - Dane Cook's "Isolated Incident" coming in May
You know how I noticed in November when seeing Dane Cook in Las Vegas that he seemed to have matured or, rather, calmed down onstage as a performer? Turns out that was not an isolated incident. His upcoming TV special and CD/DVD with Comedy Central, however, is called just that: "Isolated Incident." It shall debut May 17 on TV and May 19 as a CD/DVD. In this clip, we can see that even Cook figured out that playing to a crowd of 20 on a Tuesday night forces you to act much differently than when y... [Read More]
Comedy Central To Roast Larry The Cable Guy
COMEDY CENTRAL is stocking up on the ammo and bringing out its big guns when it roasts comedian Larry the Cable Guy. The hits will be dirty, fast and hard. Larry will be making the night unfor-git-able during this star-studded evening, which will tape in Los Angeles on March 1, 2009. The "COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of Larry The Cable Guy" will air on Sunday, March 15 at 10:00 p.m. "It is an honor that COMEDY CENTRAL has chosen me to be roasted. Only a handful of folks have been dumb enough to accept.... [Read More]
Win a Trip to New York and Be on Comedy Central's "Live at Gotham"
New York City's famed comedy venue Gotham Comedy Club has partnered with Studio One Media to produce a stand-up comedy contest. [Read More]
Hippie Church Doesn't Want Jurors to See The Daily Show
Attorneys for a western Pennsylvania church whose services consist of rock and jazz concerts don't want jurors to see a humorous report from The Daily Show when its religious freedom lawsuit goes to trial next month. Attorneys for the Church of Universal Love and Music say the four-minute bit featuring church founder William Pritts is edited to suit the comedy show's agenda and isn't "remotely relevant" to the serious religious issues in the case. [Read More]
Studio One Partners With New York's Gotham Comedy Club For Comedy Contest
Studio One Media Inc., announced today that it has partnered with New York's famed Gotham Comedy Club for MyStudio's first comedy contest, "The MyStudio Gotham Comedy Challenge." The contest gives MyStudio users the opportunity to participate in a nationwide comedy talent search that could launch a career in comedy. The winner will receive an all expenses paid trip to New York for a paid booking at the Gotham Comedy Club and an audition for the upcoming television program "Live At Gotham," on Co... [Read More]