Comedians pay tribute to Charlie Murphy in memorial, on stage and in SiriusXM show
Comedians who worked with Charlie Murphy on tour and on Chappelle’s Show gathered in New Jersey yesterday to remember him at a memorial, and Dave Chappelle held court for several hours late into the previous night in Manhattan at The Comedy Cellar. Among those who gathered at the mem... [Read More]
Episode #144: Jim Norton
Jim Norton is a best-selling author and comedian you’ve seen in multiple stand-up specials on HBO and EPIX and in recurring roles on Louie and Inside Amy Schumer. But you’ve likely also heard him for almost two decades now every morning on the radio — first as the third mic with Op... [Read More]
SiriusXM broadcasting Garry Shandling documentary tribute on the first anniversary of his death
Garry Shandling died a year ago today at the age of 66. A consummate comic’s comic and a television pioneer not once but twice, Shandling left a permanent legacy for us to behold and celebrate. Tonight, SiriusXM will pay tribute to the late great comedian with an audio documentary, “Garr... [Read More]
SiriusXM broadcasting Garry Shandling documentary tribute on the first anniversary of his death
Garry Shandling died a year ago today at the age of 66. A consummate comic’s comic and a television pioneer not once but twice, Shandling left a permanent legacy for us to behold and celebrate. Tonight, SiriusXM will pay tribute to the late great comedian with an audio documentary, “Garr... [Read More]
SiriusXM snags Craig Ferguson for weeknight talk show on satellite radio’s “Comedy Greats” channel
Craig Ferguson will start broadcasting a weeknight talk show once again. Only this time he’ll be in primetime. And on satellite radio! Broadcast live from Los Angeles, in a studio SiriusXM built in Ferguson’s home, “The Craig Ferguson Show” will debut on Comedy Greats ch... [Read More]
Craig Ferguson to Host a Live Weekday SiriusXM Show From His House
Former Late Late Show host Craig Ferguson is headed to SiriusXM. According to Variety, SiriusXM has set a deal with Ferguson to host a live, two-hour, “format-free” show, titled The Craig Ferguson Show, which will be “a mix of long-form interviews, guest visits, viewer call-in segm... [Read More]
Today, “Opie Radio” relauches as “Faction Talk” on SiriusXM
Today is a new day for channel 103 of SiriusXM. The channel, formerly known as the channel formerly known as… MORE Today, “Opie Radio” relauches as “Faction Talk” on SiriusXM appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Opie Radio channel officially rebranded as Faction Talk on SiriusXM Radio on Jan. 23, 2017
Opie and Anthony are no more as a radio duo, or as a team with Jim Norton, and so SiriusXM is moving forward by officially rebranding the Opie Radio channel on its satellite radio service (ch. 103/206) as Faction Talk. The name change, known about since late November, is effective Monday, Jan. 23, 2... [Read More]
Opie Radio channel officially rebranded as Faction Talk on SiriusXM Radio on Jan. 23, 2017
Opie and Anthony are no more as a radio duo, or as a team with Jim Norton, and so SiriusXM is moving forward by officially rebranding the Opie Radio channel on its satellite radio service (ch. 103/206) as Faction Talk. The name change, known about since late November, is effective Monday, Jan. 23, 2... [Read More]
For SiriusXM documentary on Redd Foxx, Jamie Foxx tells why he chose the same stage surname
SiriusXM will broadcast a newly updated audio documentary Friday about the late comedy legend Redd Foxx, on what would have been his birthday. Foxx recorded several "party albums" of stand-up long before TV viewers came to love him as the star of Sanford and Son. Foxx died from a heart attack in 199... [Read More]