Matt Braunger's Comedy Central Special Airs on February 6th
by Megh Wright Standup Matt Braunger has a new standup special out next month. Comedy Central announced today that Braunger's second hourlong special Big, Dumb Animal will air on Friday, February 6th at midnight. Big, Dumb Animal was filmed at The Bell House in Brooklyn and covers "why being 39 is l... [Read More]
HBO Orders a Standup Special from Tig Notaro
by Megh Wright Tig Notaro is headed to HBO. The network announced yesterday that Notaro will star in her first HBO comedy special, which will tape before a live audience sometime later this year. "Tig Notaro is a ‘comedian’s comedian,’ whose uniquely fearless and always funny voice... [Read More]
Iliza Shlesinger's Standup Special 'Freezing Hot' Premieres on Netflix January 23rd
by Megh Wright Netflix just added another new standup special to its slate. According to Variety, the streaming network will premiere former Last Comic Standing winner Iliza Shlesinger's brand new hourlong standup special Freezing Hot on Friday, January 23rd. The special was recorded at Denver's Got... [Read More]
Dan Klein's 'This Is Comedy' Is Both the Best and Worst Standup Special Ever
by Megh Wright Comedian and Funny or Die writer Dan Klein released a brand new standup special today called This Is Comedy, which turns out to be the ultimate hourlong collection of standup's worst clichés. It's all here — mic drops, excessive audience pandering ("You guys like the show... [Read More]
Here's the Trailer for Bill Burr's Netflix Special 'I'm Sorry You Feel That Way'
by Megh Wright In addition to landing an upcoming Netflix animated series and starring role in the FX pilot Pariah, Bill Burr has a new standup special premiering on Netflix this Friday called I'm Sorry You Feel That Way. The streaming network released the full trailer today, which covers Burr's tho... [Read More]
Here's the Trailer for Chelsea Peretti's New Standup Special 'One of the Greats'
by Megh Wright Chelsea Peretti's brand new standup special One of the Greats premieres on Netflix November 14th, and the streaming network dropped the trailer today with a few sneak peeks. On choosing the name of her special, Peretti told us last month: "I like the idea of positioning myself as lege... [Read More]
Here's a Preview of Doug Benson's Netflix Special 'Doug Dynasty'
by Megh Wright Here's a preview of Doug Benson's brand new standup special Doug Dynasty, in which Benson talks about a very strange Twitter handle that reached out to him recently. The special premieres on Netflix on November 6th, so get ready to watch way more Benson stoner face next month. (via En... [Read More]
Here's the Trailer for Chelsea Handler's Netflix Standup Special
by Megh Wright Chelsea Handler's Netflix talk show doesn't premiere on the streaming network until 2016, but in the meantime you can check out her latest standup special Uganda Be Kidding Me Live, which premieres on Netflix October 10th. If you're offended by jokes at the expense of Alaskans, Uganda... [Read More]
Jerrod Carmichael Promotes His HBO Special by Sponsoring a Pee-Wee Football Team
by Megh Wright With the premiere of his HBO standup special Love at The Store just around the corner, Jerrod Carmichael decided to channel his influence and promotional needs by reaching out to today's youth to make a difference by sponsoring a pee-wee football team, as long as the name "CARMICHAEL"... [Read More]
Here's a Sneak Peek of Jerrod Carmichael's HBO Standup Special
by Megh Wright Jerrod Carmichael's very first (and Spike Lee-directed) standup special Love at The Store premieres on HBO on October 4th, and today the pay-network released the first full promo for it featuring a more inside look at Carmichael's material and influences. 0 Comments... [Read More]