Variety announces its 10 Comics To Watch 2018
Every year around this time the folks at Variety announce their 10 Comics To Watch. It’s a list of up-an-coming… MORE Variety announces its 10 Comics To Watch 2018 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Review: “2 Dope Queens,” many dope perspectives in HBO variety series
Turning a podcast into a TV special, let alone a four-part series, doesn’t make sense for most podcasts. But 2 Dope Queens isn’t any podcast. The hit WNYC podcast from Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams is part two-woman comedy duo, part improv, part chat show, part stand-up storytelli... [Read More]
Watch Chelsea Peretti, Shonali Bhowmik, Heather Lawless, and Andrea Rosen’s 2012 Adult Swim Pilot ‘Getting It Together’
If you’re looking for a temporary escape from all of the terrible news this week, look no further than the above video comedy group Variety Shac (Shonali Bhowmik, Heather Lawless, Andrea Rosen, and Chelsea Peretti) uploaded to YouTube this week. The group made the pilot, titled Getting It Toge... [Read More]
TV Academy modifies definitions of two Variety Special categories for 2018
The Television Academy announced some minor modifications to categories in its annual Emmy Awards, and one of the new changes for 2018 does impact the comedy world — especially James Corden, who with his production crew has been cleaning up in the variety categories the past couple of years. F... [Read More]
CBS to celebrate 50th anniversary of “The Carol Burnett Show” with a primetime reunion and tribute special
A few days before the 50th anniversary of the premiere of The Carol Burnett Show on CBS, the Eye Network has announced plans to broadcast a two-hour primetime special tribute to Burnett and her funny friends, to air this December. The Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special will air from 8 to 10 p.m.... [Read More]
DeRay Davis to tape his next stand-up special for Netflix
When he’s not hilariously contributing to the the sketch “Between Two DeRays” on Hood Adjacent, DeRay Davis will be prepping… MORE DeRay Davis to tape his next stand-up special for Netflix appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Don’t worry: Brad Paisley’s Comedy Rodeo for Netflix will mostly feature actual comedians
Is Netflix giving everyone a comedy special in 2017? You may have feared or hoped that, after hearing country singer Brad Paisley announce he’s got one coming Aug. 15, 2017, but not to fear: Brad Paisley’s Comedy Rodeo features mostly stand-up comedians. And also Reba McEntire and David ... [Read More]
Don’t worry: Brad Paisley’s Comedy Rodeo for Netflix will mostly feature actual comedians
Is Netflix giving everyone a comedy special in 2017? You may have feared or hoped that, after hearing country singer Brad Paisley announce he’s got one coming Aug. 15, 2017, but not to fear: Brad Paisley’s Comedy Rodeo features mostly stand-up comedians. And also Reba McEntire and David ... [Read More]
Variety announces its 2017 comics to watch
Every year around this time Variety announces its selections for 10 Comics to Watch and they just did so for… MORE Variety announces its 2017 comics to watch appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Here are Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch in 2017
Variety has done it again, teaming up with Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival this summer to toast 10 up-and-coming comedians who the trade magazine sees as future superstars. If they’re not already well on their way, that is. The 10 Comics to Watch will be feted July 27, 2017, at a JFL... [Read More]