Here are your comedians recording half-hour specials for Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents… in 2017
Remember when seemingly every comedian who ever called him or herself a comedian taped half-hour submissions earlier over the winter? They started finding out from Comedy Central last week, and here’s the full list of stand-ups recording what’s now being called Comedy Central Stand-Up Pr... [Read More]
Roast Battle II begins four-night primetime run on Comedy Central: Watch the previews now!
Roast Battle II begins a four-night run tonight, with new episodes at 10 p.m. Eastern/Pacific Thursday-Sunday, following the action as 16 stand-up comedians roast each other in front of celebrity judges until only one reigns supreme live on Sunday night on Comedy Central. I could’ve sworn that... [Read More]
Here are your comedians battling for the Roast Battle II title on Comedy Central
While you’ve been enjoying the “Regionals” coverage of Roast Battles Sunday nights on Comedy Central, the series has announced the 16 stand-up comedians still in the running for the Roast Battle II title. Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle II will tape the head-to-head competitions wi... [Read More]
Check out the first trailer for “Comedy Knockout” coming to truTV
The country’s best comics duke it out for comedy supremacy in new truTV show Comedy Knockout. The new series premieres April 21 at 10:30pm. The trailer features host Damien Lemon, and comedians Kurt Metzger, Monroe Martin, Jamie Lee, Jim Norton, Dave Hill, Yamaneika Saunders and more. The show... [Read More]
The Next Wave 2015: The Top Up-and-Coming Comics in New York
by Samantha Pitchel Welcome to the second semi-annual edition of The Next Wave, Splitsider’s roundup of exciting new comic voices from around the country. Splitsider readers are no doubt familiar with most of the established standups in the country — ones who have risen up via TV appear... [Read More]
Hustling with the Funny Girls of Oxygen’s “docu-reality” series about stand-up comedy
It's OK to approach Oxygen's Funny Girls with at least a bit of apprehension. Billed as a "docu-reality" series about six aspiring stand-up comedians too young to see the title as wordplay on the 1964 Broadway musical and 1968 movie that starred Barbra Streisand, but old enough to already know ... [Read More]