Stand-up comedians who have won Emmy Awards
Comedians love credits, even more than barkers outside comedy clubs love misappropriating those credits. Emmy-winning comedian ranks right up there near the top. So congratulations to John Mulaney for his Emmy-winning stand-up special on Netflix, Kid Gorgeous at Radio City. Congrats, too, to Katt Wi... [Read More]
Stand-up comedians who have won Emmy Awards
Comedians love credits, even more than barkers outside comedy clubs love misappropriating those credits. Emmy-winning comedian ranks right up there near the top. So congratulations to John Mulaney for his Emmy-winning stand-up special on Netflix, Kid Gorgeous at Radio City. Congrats, too, to Katt Wi... [Read More]
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Barry the big comedy winners at 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards
The best comedy on TV in 2018 centers on a female stand-up comedian in the late 1950s. If only reality could imitate art now. But for tonight, congrats to Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which took home five Primetime Emmy Awards — including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lea... [Read More]
Congrats to these comedians and comedies at the 2018 Creative Arts Emmys
Over two nights last weekend, the Creative Arts Emmys celebrated many of the comedic efforts on TV and whatever you call TV in 2018. Among the first-time winners: Chris Redd and Kenan Thompson (pictured above) for writing the Saturday Night Live music video “Come Back Barack” (Outstandin... [Read More]
Rose Matafeo wins best comedy show at 2018 Edinburgh Fringe
Congratulations to Rose Matafeo, the New Zealand comedian who has won the 2018 Best Comedy Show Award at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe for her monthlong performance of “Horndog.” The other top awards from this year’s Ed Fringe went to Ciaran Dowd, Best Newcomer 2018, for his s... [Read More]
Here are your nominees for best comedy show and best newcomer to the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe
After three weeks of show, and heading into the final week of the Edinburgh Fringe, we have our nominees for the best of the fest! Alex Edelman is proving his Best Newcomer win was no fluke, winning over the Scots once more, this time nominated for Best Comedy Show. In this category, too, is Rose [&... [Read More]
Edinburgh comedy award shortlist includes Ahir Shah and Rose Matafeo
Felicity Ward, Alex Edelman, Glenn Moore, Larry Dean and Kieran Hodgson also among standups in the running for £10,000 main prize – but the list has some striking omissions The shortlist has been announced for the 2018 Edinburgh Comedy award, and it’s the most traditional lineup th... [Read More]
Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish roast everyone at the VMAs
Last night was MTV’s flagship awards show, the VMAs. The fact that the show has stayed on the air for… MORE Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish roast everyone at the VMAs appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Academy Awards hoping to become more popular by adding Oscar category for “popular film”
It just got a little bit easier for a comedy to win a major Academy Award. No, the Oscars aren’t considering great comedies as potential Best Picture nominees, nor are they creating a specific Best Picture (Comedy) category. But the Academy did announce today that they’re adding a new ca... [Read More]
Just For Laughs’ 2018 awards recipients include Tiffany Haddish, Lil’ Rel Howery, Jo Koy
The Just For Laughs Festival just announced the winners of its 2018 awards show recipients. This year they’re celebrating the… MORE Just For Laughs’ 2018 awards recipients include Tiffany Haddish, Lil’ Rel Howery, Jo Koy appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]