Bangs!
Bangs is an enjoyable stand-up comedy album by Ophira Eisenberg, a Canadian now living in New York City. She does self-deprecating biographical material in very short bits and her instant likeability  makes her stories easy to connect with.  Eisenberg is also known as the host of NPR's tri... [Read More]
 
Drunk History Seasons 1 and 2
Drunk History will be back for a third season in 2015. That is good news for fans of this Comedy Central show where inebriated semi-celebrities tell their version of an American Historical moment while sometimes A-list actors act out and lip synch the story. There is nothing else like this ...... [Read More]
 
Cameron Diaz hosted “Saturday Night Live”: Turkey time in New York City
Cameron Diaz was the host of Saturday Night Live and Mystical was a drop in musical guest. Yes, you read those words and its not 2002. Diaz is hosting the show to promote her starring in the upcoming Annie movie, so there’s a guarantee we’ll see a spoof sketch of that. But, if there woul... [Read More]
 
Last Comic Standing 9 on hold, return to NBC for summer 2015 unknown as show format undergoes revamp
Hurry up and wait is a common expression in show business. Now it's all too relevant to the ninth season of NBC's Last Comic Standing, which now has to figure out whether it can return in time for summer 2015 after telling comedians this weekend that production has been put on hold. "It is on hold f... [Read More]
 
Netflix nabs Ellie Kemper’s “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” from NBC for two-season commitment
In a stunning move, NBC has agreed to free one of its upcoming sitcoms from the clutches of its "drama-heavy" primetime slate to find an audience and grow for at least the next two years on Netflix. Netflix announced Friday night it had picked up Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt -- starring Ellie Kemper an... [Read More]
 
Spike TV spins off “Lip Sync Battle” from The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Can you imagine a whole half-hour of Jay Leno's JayWalking? How about a weekly half-hour of the late Johnny Carson's Carnac the Magnificent? This is a first: A signature bit from Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and now The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has been spun-off into its own weekly half-ho... [Read More]
 
This week in comedy: the accusations peaked (hopefully)
Things keep getting worse for Bill Cosby. In the wake of even more sexual assault charges levied against him, groups planning to work with him in the future cut ties, making headlines both within and outside of the comedy world this week. The fallout began Wednesday, when Netflix essentially cancell... [Read More]
 
‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ Season 7 Gag Reel Released! Watch Video Of Jonathan Frakes And Patrick Stewart Bloopers Before Blu-Ray Release Date
The characters on Star Trek: The Next Generation faced plenty of serious obstacles during their missions, but that didn’t stop the cast members  from having fun on-set. A new gag reel for TNG has been released to promote the upcoming Season 7 Blu-ray, which hits stores next month. The St... [Read More]
 
FOX orders up World’s Funniest Fails, places comedy panel series on Fridays in January 2015
Move over, Tosh. Don't be ridiculous, Ridiculousness. FOX thinks it can trump Tosh.0, Ridiculousness and all of the other comedians-talking-about-epic-fail-video series on cable by starting up its own such mocker talker in primetime on network TV. World's Funniest Fails will premiere at 8 p.m. ET/PT... [Read More]
 
Frank Nicotero on Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
Frank Nicotero, the warm-up guy for America's Got Talent who got into it last year with a contestant auditioning with his signature bit, got to show his original version this past summer -- well, almost -- on Last Comic Standing. It was a digital extra for a while. Now, on Thursday's Late Late Show ... [Read More]