Comedy Central acquires syndication rights to FOX animated classics King of the Hill and The Cleveland Show
With Netflix, Hulu and Amazon in a rush not only to create new original content, but also have all of the best stuff you enjoyed watching years ago on TV to watch over and over again, it’s newly notable whenever some other channel/platform acquires series syndication rights. And so Comedy Cent... [Read More]
Episode #216: Allan Havey
Allan Havey is a comedian and actor who hosted a late-night talk show for the Comedy Channel (before it was Comedy Central) called Night After Night with Allan Havey. You might not have heard much from him in the 1990s and much of the 2000s. But he’s certainly enjoying a renaissance ... [Read More]
Episode #216: Allan Havey
Allan Havey is a comedian and actor who hosted a late-night talk show for the Comedy Channel (before it was Comedy Central) called Night After Night with Allan Havey. You might not have heard much from him in the 1990s and much of the 2000s. But he’s certainly enjoying a renaissance ... [Read More]
Episode #215: Clusterfest 2018 with Jeff Ross, Matt Broussard and the art of roasting
This is a special edition of Last Things First, recorded live during Clusterfest 2018 in San Francisco. Comedy Central was kind enough to ask me to host a series of Clusterfest panels for the media that they called fireside chats. In this session, I welcomed the Roastmaster himself, Jeff Ross, and t... [Read More]
Jordan Klepper ends “The Opposition” wondering if the bad guys won
Last night concluded the 9 month run of Jordan Klepper’s late night show, The Opposition. An experiment in sending up… MORE Jordan Klepper ends “The Opposition” wondering if the bad guys won appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Comedy Central launching UK festival in October 2018
Hot off the heels of launching a successful comedy and music festival in San Francisco with the second annual Clusterfest, Comedy Central is ready to do it up across the pond with a three-day stand-up fest in the UK. Jimmy Carr, Russell Howard and Katherine Ryan will headline Comedy Central Live, de... [Read More]
Lil’ Rel, Nikki Glaser, Ed Norton, and Cybill Shepherd to make up the dais for Comedy Central’s “Roast of Bruce Willis”
The dais for the forthcoming Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis is starting to shape up and it’s looking to… MORE Lil’ Rel, Nikki Glaser, Ed Norton, and Cybill Shepherd to make up the dais for Comedy Central’s “Roast of Bruce Willis” appeared first on The ... [Read More]
Lil’ Rel, Nikki Glaser, Ed Norton, and Cybill Shepherd to make up the dais for Comedy Central’s “Roast of Bruce Willis”
The dais for the forthcoming Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis is starting to shape up and it’s looking to… MORE Lil’ Rel, Nikki Glaser, Ed Norton, and Cybill Shepherd to make up the dais for Comedy Central’s “Roast of Bruce Willis” appeared first on The ... [Read More]
Lil’ Rel, Nikki Glaser, Ed Norton, and Cybill Shepherd to make up the dais for Comedy Central’s “Roast of Bruce Willis”
The dais for the forthcoming Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis is starting to shape up and it’s looking to… MORE Lil’ Rel, Nikki Glaser, Ed Norton, and Cybill Shepherd to make up the dais for Comedy Central’s “Roast of Bruce Willis” appeared first on The ... [Read More]
Michele Ganeless and Olivia Wingate have formed MO Studios
Michele Ganeless, former president of Comedy Central, has joined forces with talent manager Olivia Wingate to form a new outfit, MO Studios. As first reported in Deadline, NYC-based MO Studios will serve as a production company investing in the development of women and minorities in comedy. “A... [Read More]