Bill Cosby, Jim Gaffigan, Kate McKinnon and more take home American Comedy Awards
The American Comedy Awards aired last night on NBC, TV’s only ceremony that awards achievements in comedy in film, TV, and stand-up. SNL alums cleaned up yesterday with Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell, Kate McKinnion, and Bill Hader taking home awards. Jim Gaffigan was awarded best “Concert Co... [Read More]
Louis C.K., Kate McKinnon, Amy Poehler, and More Snag American Comedy Awards
by Megh Wright The American Comedy Awards were last night, you can watch Craig Robinson's grand opening musical act for the show above. Among the winners were Maria Bamford, Kate McKinnon, Amy Poehler; TV shows Parks and Recreation and Modern Family; and films The Heat and This Is the End. Click thr... [Read More]
Our picks and predictions for tonight’s American Comedy Awards
Tonight is the return of the American Comedy Awards. Previously airing on Comedy Central the past few years, the award show is jumping over to NBC. Comedy is often considered the red-headed step child of award shows, never receiving much attention at all. Enter the Comedy Awards. The award show is t... [Read More]
Bill Cosby American Comedy Awards interview: What if black comedians didn’t talk about race? (Exclusive video)
Bill Cosby will be honored tonight with the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the American Comedy Awards when it airs on NBC at 9 pm ET. But the filming of the awards show went down in New York on April 26, and Laughspin was there to see it. Perhaps more importantly we got to chat with t... [Read More]
Stephen Colbert’s Comedy Central timeslot open, so how about Samantha Bee? Jason Jones seems to think it’s a great idea. So do we. (Exclusive video)
Jason Jones and Samantha Bee might be the most adorable married couple in comedy (Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann might be a close second)– not to mention they’re both stellar on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as two of the more veteran correspondents. We recently had the chance to catch up... [Read More]
Bill Cosby American Comedy Awards red carpet look: sweatsuit all the way! (Photo)
Bill Cosby was honored with the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the American Comedy Awards last night, as the ceremony was filmed at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. The ceremony will air May 8 at 9 pm ET on NBC. And while Cosby looked dapper as he accepted his award, he arrived o... [Read More]
The American Comedy Awards to honor Bill Cosby with Lifetime Achievement award
The American Comedy Awards is one of comedy’s biggest nights. As we previously reported, the awards ceremony has made a nice bump from Comedy Central to NBC this year. The show honored both David Letterman (2011) and Don Rickles (2012) with one of it’s most prestigious awards, The Johnny... [Read More]
Bill Cosby to receive Receive Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at 2014 “American Comedy Awards”
The American Comedy Awards will return to network TV in May with one more big name to be feted, announcing late Monday the ceremony would give Bill Cosby the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence. It's essentially a lifetime achievement award for the 76-year-old stand-up comedian and sitcom leg... [Read More]
Here are your 10 finalists for Concert Comic in the 2014 American Comedy Awards
The American Comedy Awards just added one more category to the mix at the last minute (after voting for everything else had ended March 18 (see above!)), to recognize stand-up comedians who play concert-sized rooms and not just clubs. After culling names from the "Industry Committee" (we each receiv... [Read More]