Before They Were Famous: 19 Stand-Up Comedians Who Performed on A&E’s An Evening at the Improv
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Improvisation comedy club's opening in New York City (since closed in NYC, though The Improv chain has expanded to Los Angeles and currently in 22 other cities), the club has a new documentary out via EpixHD, The Improv: 50 Years Behind The Brick Wall. L... [Read More]
Bill Engvall’s first week on Season 17 of Dancing With The Stars
Each season, ABC's Dancing With The Stars reliably has at least one designated comedian among the dancers -- of course, there are usually more than that who prove to be jokes as contestants. And in Season 17, which began last week, stand-up comedian Bill Engvall is that dancer. Engvall survived the ... [Read More]
Check out CMT’s ‘Bounty Hunters’ before it premieres on TV
As crazy as it sounds, CMT has debuted their new animated comedy Bounty Hunters online ahead of it’s TV launch date of July 13th. How will this effect the show or, more specifically, the premiere? I thought about it, but who cares? You can watch the entire first episode right here, right now. ... [Read More]
Blue Collar Comedy trio to open Amusement Park?
If you open up a 500-acre amusement park in Alabama that includes a Jeff Foxworthy steak restaurant and a Larry the Cable Guy rib shack, you might be a redneck! Or you might be capitalizing on the incredible success of your country-centric comedy. Well, that’s exactly what the Blue Collar Come... [Read More]
Lineup Announced for 2012′s ‘Just For Laughs Chicago’
In only it’s fourth year, the Just For Laughs Chicago comedy festival is bringing in some huge stars this summer, with over a dozen of today’s hottest comedians hitting the stages across Chicago.The lineup is no where near complete, but t... [Read More]
CMT greenlights animated show with Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Larry the Cable Guy
It’s been a while since we’ve seen the original Blue Collar Comedy guys collaborate on a project. By next year, however, we’ll see Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy together again—in all-new animated forms. [Read More]
Bill Engvall, Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy - Them Idiots: Whirled Tour
The Blue Collar Comedy gang went their separate ways six years ago with the release of One For the Road. But it’s a lucrative franchise, and Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy enjoy each others’ company, so it was bound to resurface in some form. Them Idiots: Whirled Tour is ... [Read More]
Jeff Dunham, Dane Cook, Chelsea Handler top Forbes list of highest paid comedians
If you’re like me, you’ve probably never associated Forbes with stand-up comedy, but in a recent article, the online source of all things business has published a list of the top-earning stand-up comics in the past year (June 2009-Jun... [Read More]