Jerrod Carmichael’s First Stand-up Special is on His Own Terms
Jerrod Carmichael celebrated the release of his HBO comedy special in a way that was most true to him: eating Krispy Kreme donuts, drinking champagne, and doing stand-up comedy. A few nights before his first stand-up special “Love at the Store” was to air, Carmichael hosted a show a... [Read More]
 
Pete Correale on Conan, “Technically, I’m not excited to be here”
Pete Correale was the guest comic on last night’s Conan. While he was excited to be there, usually when he tells an audience that, he’s lying. Correal used the rest of his set to talk about getting stuck in an elevator with his wife, spilling champagne at a hotel, fishing, golf, and his ... [Read More]
 
Artie Lange returns with new stand-up special, “The Stench of Failure” on October 18
About five years ago, we almost lost Artie Lange, but he’s back and funnier than ever with his new special The Stench of Failure. Now a two-time best-selling author and alumni of The Howard Stern Show, Lange is ready to present his darkest moments in a way that has his audience laugh... [Read More]
 
Jerry Seinfeld on Letterman, “I have knowledge and its all not about this”
The next season of Jerry Seinfeld’s hit web series, Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee is about to launch again in November. So there’s no better time than now for the legendary comedian to drop by Late Show with David Letterman for a tight five minutes of stand-up followed by some couch t... [Read More]
 
Randy Liedtke on Late Night with Seth Meyers, “There’s more effective ways to use Yelp than write a bad review”
Randy Liedtke has a lot of great ideas about how to improv Yelp.com and make it a better experience for people. That might include photos of foods he made at home. Oh yeah there are some business ventures and girlfriend mocking. All in a day’s work for a comedian. Randy Liedtke on Late Night w... [Read More]
 
Carving Your Own Path: A conversation with Sara Schaefer
There’s no one right way to carve out a career in comedy. Going off the beaten path can be risky, but it also has the potential to be the most rewarding. Comedian Sara Schaefer has made a name for herself doing things her way. We talked to Schaefer about her recent move to Los Angeles, [&helli... [Read More]
 
Bill Maher’s “Live from D.C.” pulls in best HBO comedy special ratings since 2009
Bill Maher's double-duty live stunt on HBO did the trick, at least ratings-wise. Maher hosted a special edition of his weekly Real Time talk show on Friday night from Washington, D.C., immediately followed by a stand-up special, Bill Maher: Live from D.C. HBO reports 1.6 million viewers watched... [Read More]
 
Kurt Braunohler on The Tonight Show, “I don’t like biscotti and that’s ok”
The wonderful Kurt Braunohler made his Tonight Show debut on Friday. Braunohler has done Conan in the past and had a great Comedy Central Half Hour this summer, but this was his first network late night stand-up set. Braunohler talked about his distaste for biscotti, amazing sights you see at the do... [Read More]
 
The lineup for season 3 of Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution on Comedy Central
Comedy Central has announced the featured comedians for the third season of Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution, which returns with a premiere episode at midnight Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Some of "Fluffy's" favorites are back for more showcases in the new six-episode season, as well as his fr... [Read More]
 
Aparna Nancherla talks office awkwardness in the season 2 premiere of “Adam DeVine’s House Party”
Tonight marks the premiere of the second season of Adam DeVine’s House Party. Having filmed last season in Los Angeles, Comedy Central sent DeVine to New Orleans this year to host stand-up from comedians like Nikki Glaser, Kristen Schaal, Matteo Lane, and more. In this preview, the great Aparn... [Read More]