Anthony DeVito wins Caroline’s Comedy Madness competition
Congratulations to Anthony DeVito, who was crowned champion of the 2015 Carolines Comedy Madness Stand-Up Tournament. The five-round competition, modeled after the NCAA college basketball “March Madness” tournament, tipped off on February 25 with 64 of New York’s best and brig... [Read More]
 
This Week on TV: The Late Late Show with James Corden hits the ground running with Hanks and Kunis
The time for James Corden (Gavin & Stacey, Into the Woods) to take over for the departed Craig Ferguson as host of CBS’s later late-night talk show has finally arrived. Tonight he hits the ground running as the brand new and permanent host of The Late Late Show with guests Tom Hanks a... [Read More]
 
Dan Soder is your Gilda’s Laughfest 2015 national stand-up comedy showcase winner
Dan Soder was the audience favorite in the 2015 showcase for nationally-known comedians. Formerly voted funniest comedian at the New York Comedy Festival, Soder goes home with the title of 2015 Gilda’s LaughFest Seriously Funny Comedian. The 31-year-old comedian has appeare... [Read More]
 
Andy Samberg will host 67th annual Primetime Emmy Awards for FOX
As the Emmy Awards rotate among the four major broadcast networks each year, each network usually turns to its late-night talk show host or its brightest comedy star to host the ceremonies. FOX doesn't offer a late-night talk show, but it does have a comedy star with late-night experience at Saturda... [Read More]
 
Andy Samberg set to host the Emmy Awards this September
Brooklyn Nine-Nine star and Saturday Night Live alum, Andy Samberg, is about to take it to the next level. He’s set to host the 2015 Emmy Awards. With Fox renewing Brooklyn Nine-Nine for a third season in January, the rumor had been floating around that Samberg might be the... [Read More]
 
Andy Samberg to Host the 2015 Emmy Awards
by Megh Wright Say hello to your new Emmy Awards host. The Wrap reports that Andy Samberg has officially signed on to host the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards, which airs on Fox in September. "It’s wonderfully fitting that we have Andy Samberg, an Emmy Award winner himself, as our host for this yea... [Read More]
 
Kevin Hart to receive CinemaCon’s Comedy Star of the Year Award
If you don’t know who Kevin Hart is, well, to say you are “living under a rock” would be the understatement of 2015.  In the brief two months and some change of the current calendar year, Hart has starred in The Wedding Ringer, been knighted at the Roast Master for the up... [Read More]
 
Andrew Norelli is your winner of LaughFest 2015’s Clean Comedy Showcase
After three days of shows at The B.O.B. ended Saturday night, the audience vote determined the winner of the 2015 Gilda’s LaughFest Audience Favorite Clean Comedy Award. That award went to comedian Andrew Norelli. No stranger to late-night, Norelli has made appearances on The Late Show wi... [Read More]
 
Tig Notaro Wants to Be Next Year's Oscars Host
by Megh Wright This year's Oscars ceremony was…well, not so good, so before the Academy starts planning next year's big comeback, standup Tig Notaro has offered her services as 2016's potential Oscars host. Notaro posted an open letter to the Academy on her website this week titled ... [Read More]
 
An Open Letter to the Academy Awards, from Tig Notaro, asking to host the 2016 Oscars
This letter originally appeared on TigNation.com, who asked that it go viral. We're more than happy at The Comic's Comic to oblige. An open letter to the people looking for a new Oscar host, Now, let me start by saying that I don’t have a problem with Neil Patrick Harris. This letter is STRICT... [Read More]