Orange is the New Black, Saturday Night Live, Modern Family lead Emmy nominations in comedy
Netflix’s Orange is the New Black snagged 12 primetime Emmy comedy nominations this morning, beating out perennial Emmy favorites Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory in total nods. And yes, Orange is the New Black is a comedy— this year, anyway. Last year, Netflix submitted the ensembl... [Read More]
 
66th Primetime Emmy Nominations in Comedy
Here are your nominees for 2014 Emmy Awards in TV comedy. Will update with more categories and breakdowns, but for now, congrats to all! Making a big splash this year definitely is Netflix, with its decision to Orange Is the New Black in comedy earning the streaming site a series and acting nods. Th... [Read More]
 
Jon Hamm, Key & Peele, Sarah Silverman, and More in Talks to Join Zach Galifianakis in Linklater's 'Incredible Mr. Limpet' Remake
by Megh Wright Almost six months after Richard Linklater officially signed on to direct the Incredible Mr. Limpet remake, The Wrap reports that a bunch of comedy stars are currently in talks to join the cast alongside Zach Galifianakis, who is expected to play the titular role. Jon Hamm, Danny McBri... [Read More]
 
Sarah Silverman and Whitney Cummings Had a Wonderful, In-Depth Conversation About Comedy
by Adam Frucci Vulture had Sarah Silverman interview Whitney Cummings to help promote her upcoming special, I Love You (which premieres tomorrow night at 11pm on Comedy Central), and what resulted is a truly great and in-depth discussion of a wide range of subjects relating to comedy and being a com... [Read More]
 
Louis C.K., Bill Burr, Amy Schumer and more headline Funny Or Die’s 2014 Oddball Festival
Last year, Funny Or Die debuted its Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival to much success. Featuring juggernaut performers like Flight of the Conchords, Dave Chappelle, and John Mulaney, how could it not be a hit? Well, the Oddball Fest is back this year with an even bigger line-up and tour schedule... [Read More]
 
Look who’s joining the Funny or Die Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Tour for summer 2014
Ready or not, Hartford, you're getting a second chance to laugh at the giant all-day funny fest that is the Funny or Die Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival tour. Head's up, America! Dave Chappelle isn't on the lineup for summer 2014, but pretty much anyone else you're thinking of is. Pretty muc... [Read More]
 
Funny Or Die Oddball comedy festival returns: Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Marc Maron
Funny Or Die and Live Nation are teaming up again for their second Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival 2014. After a successful touring last year with Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords, Funny or Die will bring in some more of the best comedians in the country. The to... [Read More]
 
Here’s an hour of the best moments from the last decade of Comedy Central Roasts (video)
It’s been a tradition for years now that as the summer winds down Comedy Central roast someone. If you don’t have the time to go over the last ten years or so of events then you are in luck because some promising internet people Bungle Boy Video put together this supercut of “The B... [Read More]