Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)
In this vast, cacophonous digital age, television programming finds inspiration from Twitter feeds, Tumblr blogs, podcasts and YouTube channels. So, it’s oddly quaint that Sundance TV is about to launch a new series based on one page of a magazine (magazines are like books but flatter and shin... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock’s “Top Five,” Jon Stewart’s “Rosewater” both will premiere at 2014 TIFF
The Toronto International Film Festival announced its slate of world premieres, gala screenings and more this morning, and both Jon Stewart's directorial debut as well as Chris Rock's latest both will make their world premieres there this September. Rosewater rose straight from a guest's appearance ... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock’s monologue, highlights from hosting the 2014 BET Awards
Notable and newsworthy as much because Chris Rock hasn't performed much stand-up comedy on TV in recent years, and because this should excite you even more about the prospects of Rock's upcoming stand-up tour this fall. Rock hosted the 2014 BET Awards last night. Here are the highlights from his ope... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock Jokes About Dr. Dre, Kevin Hart, and Donald Sterling at the BET Awards
by Megh Wright Chris Rock hosted the 2014 BET Awards last night (or as he called it, "the Black World Cup"), and he opened the ceremony with the above solid opening monologue full of jokes at the expense of Dr. Dre, Kevin Hart, Donald Sterling, civil rights movies ("If you make a civil rights movie ... [Read More]
 
Watch Chris Rock’s hilarious opening monologue during the BET Awards
At his absolute core, Chris Rock is a stand-up comedian. And he’s damn good at it, in fact, he’s one of the greatest ever. At tonight’s BET Awards, Rock showcased those legendary skills during the monologue where he took the opportunity to joke about pretty much everything – ... [Read More]
 
Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!
Before he was the king of comedy movies, Judd Apatow was a comedy connoisseur. The Anchorman producer, who used to interview famous comedians for his high school radio station, will release a compilation book through Random House featuring interviews he’s conducted over the last 30 years. Stic... [Read More]
 
Judd Apatow to release a book of comedy interviews
Looks like producer, writer, director Judd Apatow is adding a new title to his resume; author. Apatow has been signed by publishing giant Random House to produce Sick In The Head, a collection of interviews he’s conducted over the past thirty years with many of his comedy heroes. Interviewees ... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock announces “Black Plague” stand-up tour, happening this fall
Chris Rock is hitting he road this fall for his first stand-up tour in six years. Rock is calling this tour The Black Plague Tour, a name that he got named from Yesus himself, Kanye West. He made this announcement last night on The Tonight Show. Since Rock is always down for a good time […] C... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock Announces 'Black Plague' Standup Tour This Fall on 'The Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright Chris Rock paid a visit to The Tonight Show last night, where he officially announced that he's set to embark on his first standup tour in six years called The Black Plague Tour, a name apparently suggested to him by Kanye West. Click through to see Rock's other late night NBC stop la... [Read More]
 
Chris Rock Announces 'Black Plague' Standup Tour This Fall on 'The Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright Chris Rock paid a visit to The Tonight Show last night, where he officially announced that he's set to embark on his first standup tour in six years called The Black Plague Tour, a name apparently suggested to him by Kanye West. Click through to see Rock's other late night NBC stop la... [Read More]