2017 in review: The 50 best comedy albums and specials #50 to #41
As we close the book on 2017, The Laugh Button staff sets up shop in a room and slugs it… MORE 2017 in review: The 50 best comedy albums and specials #50 to #41 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Review: Christina P: “Mother Inferior” on Netflix
There’s something more assured and charming about the Christina Pazsitzky that we see in her first Netflix comedy special, Mother Inferior, than we first saw from her three years ago on the TBS comedy competition, Funniest Wins. She has shortened her last name to P to make things easier for ev... [Read More]
Fuse gets into Friday night late-night comedy game for summer 2016
Fuse is setting aside the music as Fridays turn to Saturdays this summer, launching a weekly "Fresh Baked Comedy" block in late-night, starting July 8, 2016. Each Friday at 11 p.m. Eastern/Pacific (10 p.m. Central), Fuse will broadcast a stand-up comedy special, followed by shorter showcase bits&nbs... [Read More]
Now “Coming to the Stage,” Meet Mr. Microphone
As Comedy Dynamics first stand-up showcase series, Coming To The Stage, has entered its third season of half-hour stand-up showcases on Hulu, the comedy production house has decided to launch a spin-off series of scripted interstitial moments for its mascot character, Mr. Microphone. “Like a f... [Read More]
My Pod Week: Week ending 8/03/14
Mike Flinn (@realmikeflinn) isn't just a podcast producer and engineer; he's also an avid fan of the form. "My Pod Week" recaps and reviews the many varied comedy podcasts Flinn listened to or attended live tapings of during the previous week. Enjoy! THE CHURCH OF WHAT'S HAPPENING NOW: WITH JOEY COC... [Read More]
Funniest Wins, but who’s to say who’s funniest on new TBS competition series?
There is a funny show hidden within Funniest Wins. Perhaps too hidden from view, and viewers. It debuted late last Friday night (with repeats overnight Saturday) on TBS and scared up less than a half-million viewers. More of you watched aspiring comedians on VH1's I Love The 2000s -- as well as... [Read More]
Marlon Wayans’ TBS series ‘Funniest Wins’ unveils comedian competitors
We told you back in February that Marlon Wayans had sold and will host a comedy competition on TBS. Wayans’ show has released the names of the contestants competing on the brand new show. Funniest Wins will pit 10 rising comedians against in weekly challenges teaching them different comedy sty... [Read More]
Meet the Top 100 comedians competing on Season 8 of Last Comic Standing
So who received invites to the televised comedy competition that is Last Comic Standing in 2014? Here are your Top 100 who auditioned for Season 8 of Last Comic. The season premieres Thursday on NBC. Not listed in order of finish or preference. Not yet, anyhow. How many of these stand-up comedians d... [Read More]
Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival Day 3: The Power of Podcasts
The first two days of Moontower were great, but Day 3 really ramped up the awesomeness.  The big name shows featured Michael Ian Black, Chelsea Peretti, Judah Friedlander and Brendon Walsh all together, plus Greg Fitzsimmons, Chris Hardwick, a live W... [Read More]