Comedy Central Reportedly Considered Amy Poehler, Louis C.K., and Amy Schumer to Take Over 'The Daily Show'
by Megh Wright Comedy Central revealed this morning that Daily Show contributor Trevor Noah is set to replace Jon Stewart when he leaves the show this year, and according to Grantland's Bill Simmons, Noah was considered among some huge comedy stars: Amy Poehler, Louis C.K., and Amy Schumer. As Simmo... [Read More]
This Week on TV: The Roast of Justin Bieber, Joking Off premieres, as does Grace Helbig on E!
There is an action packed week of television in store for you. First things first. The long awaited Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber finally hits the airwaves tonight at 10p. We’v heard sneak peaks from Natasha Leggero and Snoop Dogg. Now it’s time for the rest of dais to lay it on ... [Read More]
Trevor Noah is your new host of The Daily Show
The cat is finally out of the bag as first reported by The New York Times. Congratulations are in order for Trevor Noah. For those who may not know Noah and are playing catch-up, he is a South African comedian who has also been a radio DJ, actor and TV host. So experience won’t be […] T... [Read More]
Trevor Noah Named the Next Host of 'The Daily Show'
by Megh Wright The next host of The Daily Show has been chosen. According to The New York Times, South African standup and current Daily Show contributor Trevor Noah has officially been named the next Daily Show host and will take over for Jon Stewart when he leaves sometime this year. "I’m th... [Read More]
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Plays Bambi On ‘SNL,’ Seeks Revenge On Hunters In Hilarious ‘Saturday Night Live’ Sketch Mocking New Live-Action Disney Movies (VIDEO)
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as Bambi? If that sounds like something out of a Saturday Night Live skit, that’s because it was. The Fast & Furious 7 star mocked Disney’s penchant for live-action remakes (see: Cinderella and Maleficent) in a hilarious fake trailer on SNL. This... [Read More]
This week in comedy: we went movie funding
- A documentary for the ultimate dirty turkey, the late Patrice O’Neal, is in the works, and you can help fund it. Oddly enough, you can fund Super Troopers 2 in the same way. The latter campaign has already reached its goal, though; in fact, it broke this $2 million dollar mark in m... [Read More]
Trevor Noah is the current favorite to replace Jon Stewart on The Daily Show
As we know, Jon Stewart is marked to step down as host of The Daily Show later this year. As far as speculation as to the replacement we know there’s a short list. But now it appears one of the show’s correspondents has emerged as the front runner. Variety is reporting that South African... [Read More]
This Week in Comedy: 'Super Troopers 2' Is a Go
by Stephanie Simon -Broken Lizard launched an Indiegogo Campaign this week to make Super Troopers 2 and it reached its $2M goal within a day. -We got a behind the scenes look at the secret technology that makes The Daily Show and Last Week Tonight work. -Chris Tucker's long-awaited standup special, ... [Read More]
A Guide to the Hard-to-Find Comedy Albums of Albert Brooks
by Ramsey Ess A few years ago in From the Archives, we did a deep dive and examined Albert Brooks’s early short films, and reminded ourselves at how creative and unique a talent the man is. Throughout these shorts we were shown a laundry list of creative ideas, jokes that still hold up today, ... [Read More]
Bill Hicks mega-anthology set for release
Comedy Dynamics, the massive California-based comedy publisher, has teamed up with the Hicks estate to release a mega-anthology of every piece of Bill Hicks’ creative material ever created, including recordings of his stand-up performances and candid photos never before seen by the public, acc... [Read More]