Celebrating stand-up comedians celebrating rock music: Comedy Central’s The Comedy Jam
The comedy boom of this decade has given rise to plenty of gimmicky live shows, plenty of ways performers have tried to jazz up stand-up comedy to attract audiences. Somehow The Comedy Jam has risen above its gimmick. Born in 2014 as a showcase of comedians rocking out with a live band in Los Angele... [Read More]
‘The Daily Show’s Jordan Klepper Heads to a Trump Campaign Rally: “Why Is This Still Happening?”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Daily Show, where correspondent Jordan Klepper heads to a Donald Trump campaign rally in Nashville, Tennessee to ask Trump supporters why, exactly, it’s necessary for Trump to hold campaign events two months into his presidency and why they hate Obam... [Read More]
‘The Daily Show’s Jordan Klepper Heads to a Trump Campaign Rally: “Why Is This Still Happening?”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Daily Show, where correspondent Jordan Klepper heads to a Donald Trump campaign rally in Nashville, Tennessee to ask Trump supporters why, exactly, it’s necessary for Trump to hold campaign events two months into his presidency and why they hate Obam... [Read More]
Here are your comedians recording half-hour specials for Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents… in 2017
Remember when seemingly every comedian who ever called him or herself a comedian taped half-hour submissions earlier over the winter? They started finding out from Comedy Central last week, and here’s the full list of stand-ups recording what’s now being called Comedy Central Stand-Up Pr... [Read More]
Here Are the Comedians Getting Half-Hour Comedy Central Standup Specials This Year
Every year, Comedy Central selects a handful of up-and-coming comedians to star in their own 30-minute The Half Hour standup specials, and the network just revealed the 14 comics chosen for this year’s sixth season, which will be called Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents. This year’s speci... [Read More]
Comedy Central Renews Sam Richardson and Tim Robinson’s ‘Detroiters’
Tim Robinson and Sam Richardson’s freshman comedy co-executive produced by Lorne Michaels and Jason Sudeikis, Detroiters, will return to Comedy Central for a second season. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Comedy Central has officially renewed Detroiters for a second season. The show debut... [Read More]
This week on TV: Dave Chappelle returns!
This week we will see two major premieres we’ve been looking forward to for a while now. First up is… MORE This week on TV: Dave Chappelle returns! appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Check Out Gina Yashere’s Very British ‘Daily Show’ Debut
British comedian Gina Yashere made her debut last night as the newest contributor on The Daily Show, and given all of the parallels between Brexit and the Trump administration, Trevor Noah turned to Yashere to offer some insight on what we can expect from Trump’s presidency, which he promised ... [Read More]
‘The Daily Show with Trevor Noah’ Adds Gina Yashere as a Contributor
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah just added a new member to its news team. Comedy Central just announced that British comedian Gina Yashere has joined the show as a contributor — or as Yashere put it on Twitter, “British Correspondent.” Here’s more on Yashere from Comedy Centr... [Read More]