Ali Siddiq Comes Full Circle
After being incarcerated for drug trafficking at 19 and spending six years behind bars, Ali Siddiq emerged from prison with a new skill set: standup comedy. “A lot of comics will come backstage before a show and say, ‘How’s the crowd?’ The reason I never ask that is because I... [Read More]
Ali Siddiq Comes Full Circle
After being incarcerated for drug trafficking at 19 and spending six years behind bars, Ali Siddiq emerged from prison with a new skill set: standup comedy. “A lot of comics will come backstage before a show and say, ‘How’s the crowd?’ The reason I never ask that is because I... [Read More]
HBO Renews ‘High Maintenance’ and ‘Crashing’ for Third Seasons
Two of HBO’s comedies are returning with new seasons. According to Variety, the network has handed out season renewals to Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair’s High Maintenance as well as Pete Holmes’s Crashing, which will see the comedies returning for third seasons. Both shows ... [Read More]
HBO Renews ‘High Maintenance’ and ‘Crashing’ for Third Seasons
Two of HBO’s comedies are returning with new seasons. According to Variety, the network has handed out season renewals to Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair’s High Maintenance as well as Pete Holmes’s Crashing, which will see the comedies returning for third seasons. Both shows ... [Read More]
Check Out the New Trailer for Bill Hader’s HBO Series ‘Barry’
Bill Hader heads to HBO next month with his very own show, Barry, and the network recently dropped a new trailer. Ordered to series back in 2016, the show stars Hader alongside Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg, Glenn Fleshler, Anthony Carrigan, and Henry Winkler. Hader plays “a low-rent hitman in ... [Read More]
Check Out the New Trailer for Bill Hader’s HBO Series ‘Barry’
Bill Hader heads to HBO next month with his very own show, Barry, and the network recently dropped a new trailer. Ordered to series back in 2016, the show stars Hader alongside Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg, Glenn Fleshler, Anthony Carrigan, and Henry Winkler. Hader plays “a low-rent hitman in ... [Read More]
Ali Siddiq goes back to prison, this time as a performer to inspire the convicts with his comedy conviction
Ali Siddiq spent six years in prison, serving time in various jails and penitentiaries after an arrest at 19 for drug possession. Twenty years later, Siddiq went back. It’s Bigger Than These Bars, premiering Friday night on Comedy Central, finds Siddiq performing for and talking to inmates at ... [Read More]
The Fighter from comedy/sports podcast “The Fighter & The Kid” gets Showtime digital talk show
Showtime announced today that Brendan Schuab will host a sports and pop culture talk show, Below The Belt, which will present 30-minute episodes twice a month, starting Feb. 28, 2018, on YouTube and Facebook. The launch is timed to preview and promote Showtime Boxing’s next main event, a ... [Read More]
Inside the Evolution of ‘2 Dope Queens’ with Phoebe Robinson
Comedian, television writer, actress, and New York Times best-selling author are enviable titles to have associated with your name by the young age of 33. Phoebe Robinson, ever the consummate multi-hyphenate, has not only achieved all of those aforementioned high-water marks, but she’s current... [Read More]
Comedy Central Renews ‘Drunk History’ for a Sixth Season
More Drunk History is in the works. Comedy Central just announced it’s handed out a 16-episode renewal to Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner’s series, which debuted its fifth season last month and is currently airing Tuesday nights at 10:00pm. “They say history is written by the victor... [Read More]