Check Out Hannibal Buress's Webby Awards Monologue
by Adam Frucci Hannibal Buress hosted the Webby Awards last night, which are like the Oscars but much less relevant and with far fewer attractive people. But hey, an awards show is an awards show, so Buress kicked things off right with a great monologue that touched on such internetty topics as Tin... [Read More]
 
Outsmarting Smartphones: Yondr tests a cell-free stand-up show with Hannibal Buress
Imagine if nobody in the audience in Philadelphia last year had captured Hannibal Buress on their cell phone camera, performing his bit calling out Bill Cosby as a hypocrite. Cosby certainly would like to imagine it. But it's not just about him, or about Buress, but about all stand-up comedians work... [Read More]
 
CollegeHumor’s Comedy Music Hall of Fame special with Paul F. Tompkins premieres June 19
Comedy Music fans rejoice! The medium is finally getting it’s due. IFC is teaming up with CollegeHumor to celebrate CollegeHumor’s Comedy Music Hall of Fame. The hour-long special will honor this form of music and will be hosted by comedy music super-fan Paul F. Tompkins (Bojac... [Read More]
 
Watch Louis C.K.’s acceptance speech after receiving the Moth Award
For those who might not know, The Moth Award is an award given to amazing storytellers as part of the The Moth Radio Hour. Louis C.K. stated during his acceptance speech of The Moth Award, “Stories are the only things you have that are really yours.” He then went on to tell a story about... [Read More]
 
Amy Schumer to film HBO special at The Apollo directed by Chris Rock
Amy Schumer is about to film her first HBO stand-up special later this month, and Chris Rock will get behind the camera to direct her. “Amy is one of the most inspired comics working today, and we hope her first HBO special marks the start of a long and beautiful relationship,” said Mich... [Read More]
 
Silicon Valley’s T.J. Miller will be hosting the 16th Annual Golden Trailer Awards
T.J. Miller has been stealing scenes in films for years, and now he’s breaking out into the main stream through his role on the hit HBO series Silicon Valley. And now Miller is heading to the 16th Annual Golden Trailer Awards as the Master of Ceremonies. His roots are in stand-up and improv an... [Read More]
 
Netflix, Funny or Die, CollegeHumor, Fallon among 2015 Webby Awards winners
Netflix helped take home multiple honors in the annual pay-to-play Webby Awards, with Funny or Die, CollegeHumor and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon also bringing in wins for their 2015 online efforts. Netflix's special achievement victories came courtesy of Chelsea Peretti, named outstanding... [Read More]
 
Jessica Williams and Samantha Bee Hand Out the 2015 'Mercun Award on 'The Daily Show'
by Megh Wright A lot of dumb news stories have happened so far in 2015, so during last night's Daily Show, Jon Stewart welcomed correspondents Jessica Williams and Samantha Bee to hand out the 2015 'Mercun Award, which The Daily Show bestows upon one US news story that best encompasses the "true ess... [Read More]
 
Inside Amy Schumer, Last Week Tonight are Peabody Award winners
Comedy Central and HBO have two new awards to put on their very large and numerous shelves of awards as both Inside Amy Schumer and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver are amongst the recipients of the 74th annual Peabody Award. To get you up to speed, The Peabodys are considered the “Pulitzer ... [Read More]
 
Host Terry Crews lip syncs Golden Girls theme to Betty White at TV Land Awards
Terry Crews sings to Betty White at the 2015 TV Land Awards! You can watch the show this Saturday April 18. Put another great performance from Crews on the mantle alongside his rendition of “A Thousand Miles” by Vanessa Carlton in White Chicks. Host Terry Crews lip syncs Golden Girls the... [Read More]