Highlights from winners at the 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards
Would you believe Saturday Night Live took home the most Emmy Awards in 2017? Weird, right. But without Game of Thrones, or Mad Men, or Breaking Bad, or The Sopranos before them, there was no eligible primetime drama that really caught America’s full attention as much as the news and the fact ... [Read More]
Tears of clowns: who are the saddest of TV's sad comedians?
Television shows built around standup comics have taken a turn for the despairing. Louis CK has a lot to answer for“Are you havin’ a laugh?”Not recently, no. Related: Matt Okine and Harriet Dyer on drinking, drugs and diversity on TV Related: How Catastrophe became even more excru... [Read More]
Tears of clowns: who are the saddest of TV's sad comedians?
Television shows built around standup comics have taken a turn for the despairing. Louis CK has a lot to answer for“Are you havin’ a laugh?”Not recently, no. Related: Matt Okine and Harriet Dyer on drinking, drugs and diversity on TV Related: How Catastrophe became even more excru... [Read More]
DeRay Davis to tape his next stand-up special for Netflix
When he’s not hilariously contributing to the the sketch “Between Two DeRays” on Hood Adjacent, DeRay Davis will be prepping… MORE DeRay Davis to tape his next stand-up special for Netflix appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
“SNL,” “Veep,” “Atlanta” and late night lead the comedies nominated for the 2017 Emmys
On September 17th, Stephen Colbert will host the 69th annual Emmy Awards, the event that honors the year’s best television… MORE “SNL,” “Veep,” “Atlanta” and late night lead the comedies nominated for the 2017 Emmys appeared first on The Laugh Bu... [Read More]
“SNL,” “Veep,” “Atlanta” and late night lead the comedies nominated for the 2017 Emmys
On September 17th, Stephen Colbert will host the 69th annual Emmy Awards, the event that honors the year’s best television… MORE “SNL,” “Veep,” “Atlanta” and late night lead the comedies nominated for the 2017 Emmys appeared first on The Laugh Bu... [Read More]
Atlanta, Better Things, Horace and Pete, Veep named Peabody Award winners
Congrats to Donald Glover, Pamela Adlon, Louis CK and the cast of Veep for joining the illustrious list of winners of The Peabody Awards. CK pulled off a double-win, as he co-created FX’s Better Things and also fully funded and created his own streaming dramedy, Horace and Pete, on his own web... [Read More]
‘Atlanta,’ ‘Horace and Pete,’ ‘Better Things,’ and ‘Veep’ Win Peabody Awards
The seven entertainment winners of this year’s Peabody Awards were announced today, and the list is dominated by comedy series. Donald Glover’s FX series Atlanta was named a winner alongside HBO’s Veep and two Louis C.K. projects (Horace and Pete and Pamela Adlo... [Read More]
2017’s WGA Awards Winners Include ‘Atlanta,’ ‘Last Week Tonight,’ and ‘Triumph’s Election Special’
The 2017 Writers Guild Awards were handed out over the weekend, and in addition to Donald Glover’s new FX show Atlanta winning two awards for Comedy Series and New Series, writers from BoJack Horseman, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Saturday Night Live, and ... [Read More]
“Atlanta” scores Writers’ Guild Award for Best Comedy Series
Fresh off his Golden Globe wins, Donald Glover has earned yet another accolade for his latest project, Atlanta: the Writers… MORE “Atlanta” scores Writers’ Guild Award for Best Comedy Series appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]