This week on TV: Jerry Seinfeld does something he hasn’t done in nearly 20 years
The time has come, the long-awaited and much hyped new Jerry Seinfeld comedy special. While the comedian himself has never… MORE This week on TV: Jerry Seinfeld does something he hasn’t done in nearly 20 years appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld and Ellen DeGeneres star in new Netflix ad with hit series casts
During the Emmys, Netflix not only served notice with the number of awards it won in the ceremonies, but also in an extended TV ad showcasing four of its hit series with four of its exclusive A-list stand-up comedians making specials on the streaming giant. You could see Dave Chappelle interact with... [Read More]
The Three Ticks
Superheroes have gone mainstream. They stare back at us from every conceivable surface: movies, soda cans, and The CW. And every intellectual property under the sun — from Heathers to Will & Grace — is getting a second chance. So it makes sense to bring back an IP that has been knowi... [Read More]
The Gospel of Yamaneika Saunders
Growing up in the church, Yamaneika Saunders was told by others that she had a calling. “When I was growing up people would single me out and say that I would be a preacher. I had no idea how to be a preacher, nor did I want to be. Maybe the gift that they saw […] [Read More]
Stephen Colbert Dropped by ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ and ‘The Late Late Show’ Last Night
Ahead of his hosting gig at this year’s Emmys on Sunday, Stephen Colbert paid his fellow late night hosts a visit with appearances on West Coast shows Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Late Late Show last night. In the above clip, Colbert teams up with James Corden to share some of the many hyper... [Read More]
Julio Torres Shares His Thoughts on DACA on ‘The Tonight Show’
Here’s a clip from last night’s Tonight Show, where Jimmy Fallon welcomes Julio Torres — whose Late Night set from April you should definitely watch if you haven’t already — as a “Tonight Show correspondent” to share his thoughts on DACA and immigr... [Read More]
Taylor Tomlinson’s Conan debut
Taylor Tomlinson has made late-night TV appearances before, as the host of Laughs, but on Thursday night she made her “proper” TV debut, introduced by Conan O’Brien on Conan. Tomlinson joked about how and when you realize just how much your parents messed up while trying to raise y... [Read More]
How a Three-Year Goal Led to Chris Redd’s Comedy Central Standup Debut
Comedy Central’s half hours are back this week, rebranded as Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents. The first in this season’s lineup of emerging comics is Chicago native Chris Redd. Redd got his start over eight years ago by simultaneously taking on improv, sketch, and standup. Since then he... [Read More]
Here’s the Trailer for Mike Judge’s Cinemax Series ‘Tales from the Tour Bus’
Mike Judge’s new animated show premieres on Cinemax next week, and the trailer was just released. Ordered back in January, the eight-episode series “recounts the raucous adventures of these musicians, as told by those who knew them best,” including Johnny Paycheck, Jerry Lee L... [Read More]
Comedy Central Extends Trevor Noah’s Contract Through 2022
Trevor Noah is sticking around at Comedy Central for at least five more years. The network announced today that it’s extended Noah’s contract at the network through 2020, which includes his job hosting The Daily Show as well as year-end Daily Show specials starting this year: “The ... [Read More]