W. Kamau Bell, Samantha Bee and James Corden take home Creative Arts Emmy Awards
Saturday Night Live was the biggest show winner last weekend during the “creative arts” portion of the 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Guest Actor and Actress nods for both Dave Chappelle and Melissa McCarthy for their guest appearances last season, but W. Kamau Bell, S... [Read More]
2017 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival includes all-star shows, preview of National Comedy Center’s George Carlin Archives
This year’s edition of the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, traditionally held the week following Montreal’s Just For Laughs in upstate New York, will feature a week of performances and panels, “Comedy and the Human Condition,” which partners the new National Comedy Center ... [Read More]
CNN Renews W. Kamau Bell’s ‘United Shades of America’
W. Kamau Bell’s CNN show just got another season. CNN announced today that it’s officially renewed Bell’s docu-series United Shades of America for a third season. Season 2 of the show premiered last month is currently airing Sunday nights on CNN. For more on United Shades, check ou... [Read More]
W. Kamau Bell confirms that being Dave Chappelle’s opener is a tough gig
Comedian and host of CNN’s United Shades of America, W. Kamau Bell, stopped by The Tonight Show to hype his new book, The Awkward Thoughts… MORE W. Kamau Bell confirms that being Dave Chappelle’s opener is a tough gig appeared first on The Laugh Butto... [Read More]
W. Kamau Bell Has Learned to Be Comfortably Uncomfortable
Kamau Bell has spent a lifetime trying to figure out how he fits into the big picture of things. His new book, The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell: Tales of a 6′ 4″, African American, Heterosexual, Cisgender, Left-Leaning, Asthmatic, Black and Proud Blerd, Mama’s Boy, Dad, and St... [Read More]
Season 2 of W. Kamau Bell’s ‘United Shades of America’ Premieres on April 30th
Kamau Bell’s CNN show United Shades of America just got a season 2 premiere date. According to Variety, CNN confirmed that the show, which was renewed back in September, will debut its second season on Sunday, April 30th at 10:00pm. Here’s some of what you can expect from the new season,... [Read More]
W. Kamau Bell’s busy week: Updates on his book and podcast, plus new tour dates
Tons of news from W. Kamau Bell‘s camp this week, meaning we’ve got a lot of new projects from the triple-threat… MORE W. Kamau Bell’s busy week: Updates on his book and podcast, plus new tour dates appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
W. Kamau Bell’s First Book ‘The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell’ Is Out in May
Standup and new CNN star W. Kamau Bell has written his first book, and it’s coming out in May. The book has an impressively long title: The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell: Tales of a 6′ 4″, African American, Heterosexual, Cisgender, Left-Leaning, Asthmatic, Black and Proud Blerd... [Read More]