TV Credits! The comedians who appear in Season 1 of The Jim Gaffigan Show on TV Land
Jim Gaffigan turns 49 today, but he has given the comedy scene a big fat birthday present, too, by casting so many comedians in the first season of his new TV Land series, The Jim Gaffigan Show, which premieres July 15. Just look! Of course I had to screengrab the closest moment I could find to one... [Read More]
Jerry Seinfeld Doesn’t Play Colleges Anymore Because They Are Too PC
Comedy legend Jerry Seinfeld has no plans to perform on college campuses in the near future because he feels that this generation of young adults are too politically correct. While appearing on ESPN’s The Colin Cowherd Show, Seinfeld told the radio host that comics are staying away from colleg... [Read More]
[Sponsored Post] Watch, rent, buy: “EAT, DRINK, LAUGH: The Story of The Comic Strip”
The Comic Strip on New York City's Upper East Side opened for business 39 years ago this coming Monday: June 1, 1976. From the start, the stand-up comedy club was a launching pad for some stellar careers, including Eddie Murphy, Jerry Seinfeld, Ray Romano and Chris Rock. Many more came through those... [Read More]
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]