Letterman, Seinfeld, Stewart, Kimmel and others to pay tribute to Don Rickles on Spike TV’s “One Night Only” special
Don Rickles began his career way back in the 1950s and 60s and is still going strong today at the age of 87! This just proves that comedy is ageless. Rickles is best known for his venomous brand of insult comedy that has impressed the likes of Frank Sinatra, Johnny Carson, and many other famous [&he... [Read More]
Spike TV presents “One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles”
This just in! Spike TV has gathered an all-star collection of comedians to pay tribute to the guy who insulted them all, and did so with love, 87-year-old Don Rickles. One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles will feature David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Robert De Niro,... [Read More]
Before They Were Famous: 19 Stand-Up Comedians Who Performed on A&E’s An Evening at the Improv
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Improvisation comedy club's opening in New York City (since closed in NYC, though The Improv chain has expanded to Los Angeles and currently in 22 other cities), the club has a new documentary out via EpixHD, The Improv: 50 Years Behind The Brick Wall. L... [Read More]
Steve Carell’s comedian interview show will premiere Jan. 26 on Showtime
It’s finally happening, folks. We first heard Steve Carell and David Steinberg were working on a documentary about comedians way back in December of last year. Three months ago we found out that Showtime had picked up the project, called Laughi... [Read More]
Brad Garrett Developing Animated Comedy - "Dumb Bunny And Jackass" | AWN
Comedian and actor Brad Garrett is developing a half-hour animated comedy for Sony Pictures TV called DUMB BUNNY AND JACKASS, per THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER. The project is adults-only and is targeted for cable, based on the characters created by Bill Kopp (EEK! THE CAT and TOONSYLVANIA). The story follows the most popular cartoon duo in history after their fall from stardom. [Read More]
Morning Mash with Ray Romano interview | Access Atlanta
Four years removed from "Raymond," 51-year-old Romano has pocketed his (many many) millions. But the actor has had a tough time deciding what his next act would be. Atlanta-based TNT has picked up Romano's drama "Men of a Certain Age," which will hit the air January 2010. Romano talked to Access Atlanta about what to expect on his current tour with Brad Garrett. [Read More]
Versatile Actor/Comedian Brad Garrett's Poker Face
When Brad Garrett brings his stand-up comedy routine to the stage, he brings his poker face along for the ride. Garrett is a tremendous fan of the game and has been since his early 20's. You may have seen him on TV in one of his many celebrity poker tournament appearances, but he has also been known to take a break from his professional routine by relaxing in a game at a casino near his home in California or even when he's on the road. [Read More]