Anthony Anderson Under Investigation For Allegedly Assaulting A Woman
PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES Anthony Anderson is currently being investigated by police over an alleged assault … More The post Anthony Anderson Under Investigation For Allegedly Assaulting A Woman appeared first on ComedyHype.Com | Comedy Network.... [Read More]
Netflix is launching a comedy channel on SiriusXM by the beginning of 2019
Netflix is flexing its streaming muscle and taking it to a new platform. This week, they announced a partnership with… MORE Netflix is launching a comedy channel on SiriusXM by the beginning of 2019 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Howie Mandel opened a comedy club inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
Where Donald Trump once failed, Howie Mandel now hopes to succeed. No, not the White House. Atlantic City. The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City opened on the property site formerly housing the failed Trump Taj Mahal on June 28, and included in it: Howie Mandel’s Comedy Club! Mande... [Read More]
National Comedy Center launch will include Lenny Bruce exhibit and foundation
When the National Comedy Center officially opens its doors next month in Jamestown, NY, it’ll not only include a discussion on comedy and the First Amendment, but also kick off a fundraising partnership with the Lenny Bruce Memorial Foundation with a special Lenny Bruce exhibit. The exhibit, h... [Read More]
Russell Peters inserts himself back into feud over joke theft
Russell Peters couldn’t help himself last month while appearing as a guest on Sway in the Morning on SiriusXM satellite radio. As soon as Sway mentioned Trevor Noah as one of his other favorite stand-ups, Peters went after The Daily Show host, calling him a joke thief and prompting Sway to pul... [Read More]
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]
“Hi Bob!” Bob Newhart releases new podcast exclusively on Audible
Bob Newhart won the Grammy for Album of the Year in 1961 for his stand-up comedy, which featured Newhart’s hilarious one-sided phone conversations. Now, 57 years later, Newhart has a new audio series of conversations, this time with his famous funny friends. HI BOB! has launched exclusively on... [Read More]
Matt Groening defends still stereotyping Apu in 2018 in new New York Times interview
D’oh. Now we know why The Problem With Apu continues to be problematic, despite Hank Azaria acknowledging that the voice he has used on The Simpsons for an Indian immigrant running the Springfield convenience store might not be as funny in 2018 as it was in 1988. The Simpsons defended Apu in a... [Read More]
Netflix will launch an all-comedy SiriusXM radio channel by 2019
With all of the new Netflix comedy specials the streaming giant has acquired and broadcast over the past couple of years, it’s not surprising that they’d eventually figure out it’s also the one format that adapts easiest to audio. So today, Netflix announced its first audio venture... [Read More]
Netflix will launch an all-comedy SiriusXM radio channel by 2019
With all of the new Netflix comedy specials the streaming giant has acquired and broadcast over the past couple of years, it’s not surprising that they’d eventually figure out it’s also the one format that adapts easiest to audio. So today, Netflix announced its first audio venture... [Read More]