Meet Me In New York: Costaki Economopoulous
What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they’re comedians? No, that’s not it. It is a fact, though, that America’s biggest city is also its biggest comedy mecca. Hollywood... [Read More]
Meet Me In New York: Costaki Economopoulous
What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they’re comedians? No, that’s not it. It is a fact, though, that America’s biggest city is also its biggest comedy mecca. Hollywood... [Read More]
Ed Helms goes back to his Comedy Central roots with special, “Fake News with Ted Nelms”
Is that Ed Helms? Or is that Ted Nelms? A little bit of both, as Helms dressed up in disguise for a fantasy sequence of a comedy sketch reuniting the gang from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart for a special episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. But truthfully, Helms is planning to […]... [Read More]
Comics to Watch 2017: Here’s who’s “Up Next” at Comedy Central’s Colossal Clusterfest
Comedy Central’s “Comics to Watch” showcases, which had featured up-and-coming stand-ups in recent years at the New York Comedy Festival, is now rebranded as “Up Next” and will debut at Comedy Central’s own festival next weekend in San Francisco. These eight comed... [Read More]
Mike Vecchione on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Mike Vecchione may look like a police officer. But that’s of little to no help to the comedian when he calls on the cops to help track down his stolen vehicle. Especially if and when they show up on horseback. Which I know is crazy but true because I’ve seen the horseback officers in my ... [Read More]
Mike Vecchione on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Mike Vecchione may look like a police officer. But that’s of little to no help to the comedian when he calls on the cops to help track down his stolen vehicle. Especially if and when they show up on horseback. Which I know is crazy but true because I’ve seen the horseback officers in my ... [Read More]
Kumail Nanjiani delivers commencement address at alma mater Grinnell College for Class of 2017
Kumail Nanjiani, who graduated from Grinnell College in 2001, returned 16 years later to deliver the commencement address at his alma mater. Nanjiani joked about how the even more famous Grinnell alums never even graduated. Good luck out there with that “gaping maw of uncertainty!” Roll ... [Read More]
Impractical Jokers reruns going into syndication for Fall 2017
Joe, Murr, Q and Sal already have five-and-a-half seasons of embarrassing each other for fun and profit on truTV’s Impractical Jokers, with the sixth-season midseason premiere finding them in Hawaii this July. And a seventh season of 26 episodes coming in 2018. But this fall, you’ll also... [Read More]
Ellen DeGeneres will film a stand-up special for Netflix, her first in 14 years
Ellen DeGeneres has received a Presidential Medal of Freedom and hosted the Oscars, all while reigning over daytime TV as host of Ellen, but the one thing she hasn’t done since launching Ellen in 2003 was record and release a new stand-up special. That’s changing now. Netflix announced t... [Read More]
Erik Griffin on The Late Late Show with James Corden
Erik Griffin plays one of the comedians in Showtime’s fictional re-enactment of the 1970s comedy scene, I’m Dying Up Here. But back in present-day 2017, Griffin chose to let the audience at The Late Late Show with James Corden know exactly what he thinks about the new live-action movie v... [Read More]