The Episodes of 'SNL' Season 40, Ranked
by Erik Voss With SNL's 40th season wrapped up, we're taking a look back at the past year to recall the highs, lows, and other memorable moments as the show ended its fourth decade on the air. Below, we reexamine the 21 episodes of Season 40. Like any lineup in showbusiness — whether it's... [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]
Sneak peek at TV Land’s “The Jim Gaffigan Show”
The Jim Gaffigan Show doesn't premiere on TV Land until July 15, but creators Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan already have let us in on a limited-time sneak peek of a full episode that features a ton of cameos by comedians and media personalities, all playing themselves. Including Gaffigan himself -- chara... [Read More]
Watch the premiere episode of The Jim Gaffigan Show now before it launches this summer
Want to take a sneak peak at Jim Gaffigan’s new TV Land / Comedy Central sitcom? Well now is your chance, episode 1 of the new series is streaming on his website. Giving fans a chance to watch it in advance of its July premiere. In the episode, a series of poorly times photos and […] Wa... [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]
Amy Schumer to tape first HBO special, directed by Chris Rock
Amy Schumer’s hot streak continues with the announcement of her first HBO comedy special debuting later this year. And Chris Rock’s set to direct the current Queen of Comedy. Schumer’s special will tape at the Apollo Theater in New York on May 29. “Amy is one of the most insp... [Read More]
HBO Orders an Amy Schumer Standup Special Directed by Chris Rock
by Megh Wright The wonderful Amy Schumer is officially headed to HBO for her own standup special. The pay-network announced today that it's ordered its first standup special starring Schumer to air later this year, and Chris Rock will serve as director. "Amy is one of the most inspired comics workin... [Read More]
Chris Rock Weighs in on Mayweather vs. Pacquiao For HBO Sports
Chris Rock has worn many hats during his illustrious career: writer, producer, actor, director. But sports commentator? It maybe a new chapeau for his collection but it is one he wears very well. While being interviewed for HBO Sports recently, Chris Rock gave his take on the long awaited bout, set... [Read More]
Chris Rock on HBO's 'Real Sports': "Baseball Is Dying. Literally."
by Megh Wright Here's a new clip from HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel featuring comedian and longtime baseball fan Chris Rock, who takes on baseball's growing diversity issues, explains why most black people just don't love the sport anymore, and breaks down why this should be extremely troubli... [Read More]
Chris Rock’s plea to baseball, for HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel
HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel has added a comedy segment to round out episodes in this spring's new season, and this week, Chris Rock stepped up to the plate with several minutes of warning and encouragement for baseball. Not just Major League Baseball, but all of it, speaking as a baseball f... [Read More]