Will & Grace’s second life on NBC will have at least three seasons, extend through 2020
A decade after an eight-season run on NBC, Will & Grace is proving even more popular for the network in its revival — already earning a two-season renewal into 2020. The cast and creators announced the news Saturday during a previously planned celebration of the sitcom at PaleyFest in Beve... [Read More]
Can you make a comeback to stand-up after 20 years offstage? Ask Lou DiMaggio
Some people quit stand-up comedy. Some people don’t quit until they die. And others just fade away, for a variety of reasons. What was Lou DiMaggio’s excuse? That’s one of the questions answered in Where Have You Gone Lou DiMaggio?, a documentary film by Brad Kulhman whic... [Read More]
Jimmy Kimmel Predicts a Kathy Griffin Comeback: “She Is One of the Funniest People in the World. She’ll Be Bigger Than Ever”
Since the infamous Trump photo controversy in May 2017, Kathy Griffin has had an extremely challenging eight months full of lost jobs, lost friends, death threats, and federal investigations, but in a new profile for The Hollywood Reporter today titled “Kathy Griffin: Can a Comic in Exile Come... [Read More]
Jimmy Kimmel Predicts a Kathy Griffin Comeback: “She Is One of the Funniest People in the World. She’ll Be Bigger Than Ever”
Since the infamous Trump photo controversy in May 2017, Kathy Griffin has had an extremely challenging eight months full of lost jobs, lost friends, death threats, and federal investigations, but in a new profile for The Hollywood Reporter today titled “Kathy Griffin: Can a Comic in Exile Come... [Read More]
Tracy Morgan: “It’s My Responsibility to Come Back and Come Back Strong”
Between a new standup tour, hosting Saturday Night Live, and landing multiple movie roles, Tracy Morgan has made a big comedy comeback this year since he was injured in a 2014 car accident that killed his friend and mentor James “Jimmy Mack” McNair. Speaking to GQ in a new interview, Mor... [Read More]
Jon Stewart reminisces with Louis CK about The Comedy Cellar in final Daily Show guest segment
Jon Stewart welcomed Louis CK as his final official guest on The Daily Show for his penultimate episode on Comedy Central on Wednesday night, and the two comedians quickly began reminiscing about their younger days at the Comedy Cellar, and even just last Wednesday night at the Cellar. Here is their... [Read More]
Take Arsenio Hall’s word for it? Begging for Eddie Murphy to return to stand-up at The Comedy Store (ahem)
The Comedy Store's lineup for Thursday night included a 15-minute window for a "Special Guest." Turns out that guest may have been a very special two-fer, as Arsenio Hall took the stage first, then afterward declared that Eddie Murphy -- yes, the Eddie Murphy who has teased us for more than 25 years... [Read More]
Don’t call it a comeback? Famous comedians and stand-up legends coming back on tour
Is 2013 the year that every famous comedian decided to get back into stand-up, or does it just seem that way? There's definitely something in the water enticing them all to wade back into the scene. Just in the past couple of weeks, we've heard word of the first stand-up tours in several years from ... [Read More]
Will ‘Grown Ups 2′ convert you into an Adam Sandler fan? Probably not
Adam Sandler and his entourage of A-list comedy talent have returned to the big screen. Grown Ups 2 hit theaters fairly recently and has been a success, despite all the critics naysayings. Critics seem to hate the film, ripping it apart on nearly every site, while fans on the other hand, kept flowin... [Read More]