Season 2 of Netflix’s ‘The Standups’ to Feature Aparna Nancherla, Kyle Kinane, Gina Yashere, and More
Netflix has another batch of half-hour standup specials in the works. The Standups will return to the streaming network sometime next year, and today the lineup for season 2 was announced: Gina Yashere, Rachel Feinstein, Kyle Kinane, Aparna Nancherla, Joe List, and Brent Morin. Season 1 of The Stand... [Read More]
StandUp NBC announces finalists for 2017 contest and talent holding deal
StandUp NBC, the annual nationwide search for comedic talent from more diverse backgrounds than purely white and male, has announced its finalists for the 2017 contest. After regional searches in Philadelphia, Atlanta, San Francisco and Chicago, the following nine comedians will perform at the final... [Read More]
StandUp NBC announces finalists for 2017 contest and talent holding deal
StandUp NBC, the annual nationwide search for comedic talent from more diverse backgrounds than purely white and male, has announced its finalists for the 2017 contest. After regional searches in Philadelphia, Atlanta, San Francisco and Chicago, the following nine comedians will perform at the final... [Read More]
Season 2 of Netflix’s The Standups to feature Aparna Nancherla, Kyle Kinane, Brent Morin, Rachel Feinstein, Joe List, and Gina Yashere
So, the headline of this story kinda says it all. On the heels of the wildly successful first season of… MORE Season 2 of Netflix’s The Standups to feature Aparna Nancherla, Kyle Kinane, Brent Morin, Rachel Feinstein, Joe List, and Gina Yashere appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Adam Cayton-Holland Stays True to His Denver Roots
The 2017 season of Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents comes to a close tonight at midnight with a half hour from Denver’s Adam Cayton-Holland. Adam is a founding member of The Grawlix, the comedy trio behind truTV’s Those Who Can’t. In addition to standup and acting, he’s also ... [Read More]
Talking Podcasts, Standup, and Motherhood Taboos with Christina P
While learning to write ad copy I was told that the best way to reach the most people is to keep the content at a 6th or 7th grade reading level. I was reminded of that advice while talking to comedian Christina P, who describes her meaning of life/philosophical musings podcast, That’s Deep Br... [Read More]
Michelle Wolf’s Debut Standup Special ‘Nice Lady’ Premieres on HBO in December
Earlier this year, HBO ordered a standup special from The Daily Show’s Michelle Wolf, and today the network announced the premiere date. Titled Michelle Wolf: Nice Lady, the special was taped at the Skirball Center in New York City and covers “her surprising thoughts on feminism, the env... [Read More]
Season 2 of Kevin Hart’s ‘Hart of the City’ Premieres on Comedy Central Next Month
Kevin Hart’s standup series Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City returns to Comedy Central next month. The network just announced that the 8-episode season starring Hart, Joey Wells, and Harry Ratchford will debut Friday, November 3rd at 11:00pm and will include stops in Phoenix, Seattle, Det... [Read More]
Jay Larson Is Just Being Himself
As a comedian, actor, writer, podcaster, host, husband, and father, Jay Larson is wearing a lot of hats these days. As he explains, “I’m very diversified, which is probably why I’m not more successful, to be honest.” In terms of career diversity, Jay has recently written for ... [Read More]
Here’s the Trailer for Judah Friedlander’s Netflix Special ‘America Is the Greatest Country in the United States’
Judah Friedlander makes his Netflix standup special debut later this month, and the streaming network just released the trailer. Titled Judah Friedlander: America Is the Greatest Country in the United States, the 84-minute special was filmed during multiple shows and follows the 30 Rock alum as he t... [Read More]