Tight 15s: Netflix orders bunch of new, shorter stand-up specials
Netflix made waves two years ago by ramping up production of stand-up specials to almost one per week. Last year, the streaming giant also introduced a handful of half-hour specials called The Standups. In 2018, they’re halving that half! Netflix will make at least 16 new stand-up specials tha... [Read More]
National Comedy Center, CNN partner for live promotion tour of “The History of Comedy”
In support of the series launch of The History of Comedy, CNN Original Series in partnership with the National Comedy… MORE National Comedy Center, CNN partner for live promotion tour of “The History of Comedy” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Emma Willmann on Colbert, “I was single for a long time because of my schedule or my personality or whatever”
Straight outta rural Maine, Emma Willmann finds the laughs in small-town life, her mom’s voicemails, and her struggles with dyslexia. Emma Willmann is a name to watch in 2016. One of the top new comedians coming out of NYC, she has a variety of projects happening, including her own comedy show... [Read More]
Emma Willmann’s TV debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Emma Willmann scored a great slot for her TV debut as a stand-up comedian, performing on a special live edition of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert following the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Willmann made fun of her name, which if she says it too quickly, sou... [Read More]
Meet Me In New York: Emma Willmann
What do they say about New York City: There are eight million stories, and sometimes it seems as though eight million of the people telling them think they're comedians? No, that's not it. It is a fact, though, that America's biggest city is also its biggest comedy mecca. Hollywood may be Hollywood,... [Read More]