Louie Anderson on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
Louie Anderson has a weekly date with Las Vegas, and it's got him making observations about just how drunk some people can get. "I haven't been that drunk. I've been that full!" Anderson said Tuesday night on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. But yes, please tell him about the special dessert,... [Read More]
 
Watch “Robin Williams Remembered:” A PBS Pioneers of Television special
The PBS documentary series, Pioneers of Television, had interviewed Robin Williams extensively just recently for its portraits of him and other groundbreaking comedians of the past 60 years. So, when Williams tragically died last month at 63, they went back through the footage with him as well as wi... [Read More]
 
Robin Williams tribute on PBS airs Sept. 9: Watch a preview now
Robin Williams will be honored Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 9 pm ET when PBS premieres a one-hour tribute titled Robin Williams Remembered – A Pioneers of Television Special. The special will include Robin Williams’ last full-length television interview, “including never-before-seen footage... [Read More]
 
Comedy Dynamics launches lineup of archived stand-up comedy specials on Hulu
New Wave's Comedy Dynamics debuted its new Hulu channel today. You can check out the following stand-up comedy specials at your convenience, free of charge. The initial lineup at launch includes: Louie Anderson, Big Baby Boomer (2012) Josh Blue, Sticky Change (2012) Kyle Cease, Weirder. Blacker.... [Read More]
 
Louie Anderson on Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
Louie Anderson returned to the Late Late Show stage on Monday night, and even before you make your New Year's resolutions, Anderson's personal trainer has a suggestion for him. Take a hike! No. That's the suggestion. You'll see. Roll the clip (Craig Ferguson introduces Louie at about 32:50 in the fu... [Read More]
 
Comedian Louie Anderson Eliminated from ‘Splash’
ABC’s surprise hit reality show “Splash” (not to be confused with NBC’s flop musical show “Smash” #Burn) is kind of a ridiculous concept.  With a similar model to that of “Dancing With the Stars,” celeb... [Read More]
 
In Their Own Words: Dick Cavett, Louie Anderson, Ophira Eisenberg, J.R. Berard, Andy Sandford
And now, for some words of wisdom about comedy from comedians. In their own words. In contemplating a possible return of The Tonight Show to New York City and 30 Rockefeller from Los Angeles and Burbank, Dick Cavett reflects on Johnny Carson's tenure... [Read More]
 
The long, short, big and tall of it all: ABC’s “Splash” asks Louie Anderson, Kareem & more to take a dive
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the pool... ABC, which used to bring us Superstars on Saturday mornings a generation ago, is broadening the definition of athlete and celebrity while also narrowing the pool of athletic competitions t... [Read More]
 
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Required Reading: Great Books by Stand-Up Comedians
..every once in a while, a comedian takes the opportunity to write a real book, to use the form as its own specific kind of writing, and produces something unique and memorable. Here’s a quick jaunt through some of our favorites: [Read More]
 
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Stand Up Bootcamp – Day 5 recap
9:00am- The last day of Stand Up Mastery. Last day everyone will be together this weekend. I had myself a grand ol’ time last night. So much in fact, I never made it back home. I stayed up until 630am, knowing I had to leave for the Comedy Store at 8am. Needless to say, I grabbed some Starbucks. Today our guest speakers included Bob Zmuda, friend and partner of the late Andy Kaufman and Jack Vaughn, the president of Comedy Central Records who spoke about the evolution of the site. [Read More]