“Happy Endings: LIVE!” at the UCB Theatre, with a Kat Dennings cameo
Are you excited for the new season of Happy Endings to start this Tuesday on ABC? Would you like to spend an hour with the cast and writing staff of this happy-go-lucky sitcom watching them perform live comedy? If you were in Los Angeles over the wee... [Read More]
Serious Comedy Central study finds politician’s best bet at reaching Millennials is through humor; Top 5 tips
On the same day that President Barack Obama visited The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Comedy Central published the results of a comprehensive study it had commissioned to understand how humor impacts the political beliefs of Millennials (also known as... [Read More]
Capone: From amateur night at the Apollo to Shaq All-Star
Capone only had a few minutes to talk to The Comic's Comic on Wednesday night, fitting me in between rehearsals and showtime for Amateur Night at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem. Capone, born Derrick Lee, has hosted the infamous Apollo amateur showcases... [Read More]
StandUp in Stilettos returns on November 10th
StandUp in Stilettos, The TV Guide network show that features killer all-female comics telling jokes will return on November 10th for a second season. Once again host, Kate Flannery (The Office) This season will boast comics such as Thea Vidale (Thea, The Drew Carey Show), Cory Kahaney (Late Night w... [Read More]
Irish comedian Andrew Maxwell detained at gunpoint inside Area 51 for BBC Three’s “Conspiracy Road Trip”
If you think Jesse Ventura is the only one wrapped up in conspiracy theories. Across the pond, Irish comedian Andrew Maxwell has a BBC Three TV series called Conspiracy Road Trip. So far this season, he has taken people from Leeds to London to examin... [Read More]
NBC puts “Animal Practice” to sleep; “Whitney” to replace it in Wednesday lineup
Not much longer than a week after NBC said this... “Without having to launch these comedies on Friday at this time, we can keep our promotion focused on earlier in the week — plus we will have both comedies in our back pocket if we need to make any s... [Read More]
FOX’s “Animation Domination” launches new online site with videos, GIFs galore
You may have to wait until summer of 2013 to see FOX's "Animation Domination" stretch backward from Sunday nights to Saturday nights, but the comedy project just launched a new online home (in beta) complete with animated short videos and GIFs. Here ... [Read More]
Check It Out: Dr. Steve Brule (John C. Reilly) wants to sell you his DVDs
Say what you will about whether Tim & Eric's Adult Swim series was an "Awesome Show" or a "Great Job" or something else altogether. Their show within a show, Dr. Steve Brule's "Check It Out" -- starring John C. Reilly -- is pretty genius. And now... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais to grant one stand-up comedian three minutes on Conan: Just SayIn
Ricky Gervais has a contest that will grant one stand-up comedian with a three-minute spot to perform on Conan. Wait, what? Why? Doesn't Gervais have his own TV shows? And why isn't Conan O'Brien holding this contest instead? It's all about the new m... [Read More]
NBC hangs up on Dane Cook’s “Next Caller” before its midseason debut
The first network sitcom of the 2012-2013 to bite the dust never even made it to air. NBC announced late Friday that it had cancelled Dane Cook's planned midseason sitcom, Next Caller, citing dissatisfaction with the show's direction. Next Caller had... [Read More]