Review: Def Comedy Jam 25, on Netflix
What does it mean to be black in America? I cannot pretend to truly know myself, but I can turn to my friends with empathy and listen to them, put myself in their shoes. A full generation before Black Lives Matter, Russell Simmons and Stan Lathan were making sure black comedians mattered by giving t... [Read More]
Review: Def Comedy Jam 25, on Netflix
What does it mean to be black in America? I cannot pretend to truly know myself, but I can turn to my friends with empathy and listen to them, put myself in their shoes. A full generation before Black Lives Matter, Russell Simmons and Stan Lathan were making sure black comedians mattered by giving t... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle, Cedric The Entertainer, Martin Lawrence and more show up in the Def Comedy Jam 25 trailer
25 years ago Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam defined urban comedy. The show was a no-holds-barred arena to test the… MORE Dave Chappelle, Cedric The Entertainer, Martin Lawrence and more show up in the Def Comedy Jam 25 trailer appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Netflix celebrating 25th anniversary of Def Comedy Jam with all-star tribute special
The 25th anniversary of Def Comedy Jam is not going unnoticed by Netflix. Sure, Russell Simmons has revived the brand for HBO, where it debuted originally in 1992, with a new season of All Def Comedy hosted by Tony Rock, coming this December. But before that happens, Netflix will celebrate Def Comed... [Read More]
TBS Renews ‘Angie Tribeca’ and Announces Premiere Dates for ‘Search Party’ and ‘The Last O.G.’
TBS just announced some comedy news. First up is a season 4 renewal for Angie Tribeca, which wrapped up its third season on the network last month. In addition to the Angie Tribeca renewal, TBS revealed premiere dates for new and returning comedies Search Party season 2, the Tracy Morgan-starring, J... [Read More]
TBS Renews ‘Angie Tribeca’ and Announces Premiere Dates for ‘Search Party’ and ‘The Last O.G.’
TBS just announced some comedy news. First up is a season 4 renewal for Angie Tribeca, which wrapped up its third season on the network last month. In addition to the Angie Tribeca renewal, TBS revealed premiere dates for new and returning comedies Search Party season 2, the Tracy Morgan-starring, J... [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]
Cedric The Entertainer Joins The Cast Of Tracy Morgan’s ‘The Last O.G.’ TBS Series
Tracy Morgan is getting closer and closer to bringing his new series to TBS. As mentioned Tiffany Haddish will co-star in the series. Today it was revealed that Cedric The Entertainer is now joining the cast of the newly titled project, The Last O.G.. Tracy Morgan’s upcoming TBS comedy series... [Read More]