Iliza Shlesinger Came After Other Female Comics, and It Did Not Go Well
As the host of a new late night show on Freeform, Iliza Shlesinger has been having a very successful 2017 so far, but this week the standup has come under fire for some comments she made about women in comedy. It all started with an interview with Shlesinger Deadline posted on Monday, in which she&r... [Read More]
Spank Horton Is Ready for ‘The Next Level’
“In the world of standup comedy the half hour special creates opportunities that a comic has long dreamed about. It’s the gateway to the next level.” That’s how Kevin Hart introduces his new seven-episode Comedy Central series The Next Level, which features seven up-and-comin... [Read More]
Judd Apatow Will Make His Standup Special Debut on Netflix Later This Year
Netflix has added another standup special to its upcoming slate, and it’s a big one. Earlier this week, Judd Apatow revealed that he has a standup special in the works at the streaming network, which he will tape at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal on July 28th and 29th. The special do... [Read More]
Check Out the Trailer for Netflix’s ‘Rory Scovel Tries Stand-Up for the First Time’
Rory Scovel heads to Netflix next week with a brand new standup special, and today the streaming network released the trailer. Titled Rory Scovel Tries Stand-Up for the First Time, the special was filmed at the Relapse Theatre in Atlanta, and as the trailer reveals, it includes some extra special su... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle and Donald Glover Are Performing Together at Radio City Music Hall in August
Dave Chappelle and Donald Glover are teaming up for a joint show at Radio City later this summer. Billboard reports that both comedians have a show in the works at Radio City Music Hall called Dave Chappelle & Childish Gambino: Live From Radio City, which will take place on Saturday, August 19th... [Read More]
When ‘Bones’ Tried Standup
Many episodes of the long-running procedural Bones follow the same formula: the grossest corpse you’ve ever seen on television is found by two dinguses. Turns out, this dead person was involved in a freaky-deaky subculture. Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan (nicknamed Bones because sh... [Read More]
When ‘Bones’ Tried Standup
Many episodes of the long-running procedural Bones follow the same formula: the grossest corpse you’ve ever seen on television is found by two dinguses. Turns out, this dead person was involved in a freaky-deaky subculture. Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan (nicknamed Bones because sh... [Read More]
Maz Jobrani’s Netflix Standup Special ‘Immigrant’ Premieres in August
Netflix just added another standup special to its upcoming premiere slate. According to Deadline, the streaming network has added an hourlong standup special titled Immigrant from Iranian-American comedian Maz Jobrani, which will premiere Tuesday, August 1st. Filmed at the Kennedy Center in DC,... [Read More]
Maz Jobrani’s Netflix Standup Special ‘Immigrant’ Premieres in August
Netflix just added another standup special to its upcoming premiere slate. According to Deadline, the streaming network has added an hourlong standup special titled Immigrant from Iranian-American comedian Maz Jobrani, which will premiere Tuesday, August 1st. Filmed at the Kennedy Center in DC,... [Read More]
May 2017’s Best Standup Specials: Hasan Minhaj, Maria Bamford, Chris Gethard, and More
We’re in the middle of a comedy special deluge, and May brought nine new hours of standup to the spate. In case you missed it, here’s a rundown of what dropped last month. Maria Bamford – Old Baby (Netflix) Continuing her run as the most inventive comedy special creator working tod... [Read More]