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]
Bill Burr, Robert Kelly, Rich Vos, and more to headline 6th annual Patrice O’Neal benefit
For the last 6 years Bill Burr has assembled some of the greatest comedians on the planet for a stand-up… MORE Bill Burr, Robert Kelly, Rich Vos, and more to headline 6th annual Patrice O’Neal benefit appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Talking with Sam Jay About Goals, Standup, and Being the Funniest Person at the Bar
For Sam Jay, comedy is a pursuit of happiness. An unfulfilling job had her questioning what makes her happy. When she really thought about it she realized, “I’m happiest when I’m in a bar, drinking, talking shit to people. There’s a crowd of people around that I don’t e... [Read More]
“Saturday Night Live” adds three new featured players and seven new writers
As is pretty customary to do around this time of year, Saturday Night Live announced some additions to its roster… MORE “Saturday Night Live” adds three new featured players and seven new writers appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
‘Saturday Night Live’ Adds Three Featured Players and Seven New Writers
Saturday Night Live returns this weekend for its 43rd season, and this year there are some new additions to the cast and writing staff. The show just announced that it’s added three new featured players to the cast – Heidi Gardner from the Groundlings in Los Angeles, Chicago-based musica... [Read More]
Sam Jay to tape her first comedy album in NYC on September 21st
Sam Jay is on a tear right now, the comedian just returned from Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival where she… MORE Sam Jay to tape her first comedy album in NYC on September 21st appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Watch a teaser for the new season of Comedy Central’s Half-Hours
On September 15th, the new season of Comedy Central’s Half Hours (recently renamed Comedy Central Standup Presents) will drop (comedy… MORE Watch a teaser for the new season of Comedy Central’s Half-Hours appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]