Ellis Rodriguez wins the 2017 San Francisco Comedy Competition
Congrats to Ellis Rodriguez from Sacramento, who won the 42nd annual San Francisco Comedy Competition, which wrapped up its monthlong contest around Northern California this past weekend. Wait, who won again? The other finalists: 2nd Place: Tyrone Hawkins (Cincinnati, OH) 3rd Place: Mark Smalls (San... [Read More]
Today is the deadline for Independent Pilot submissions to 2017 NY TV Festival
Attention all aspiring TV show creators, screenwriters, directors and actors: Today is the deadline to submit for the 2017 New York TV Festival’s annual Independent Pilot Competition! You can submit online until midnight via Withoutabox. The NYTVF office at 121 W. 27th St., in Manhattan, also ... [Read More]
Preacher Lawson auditions for America’s Got Talent 2017
Preacher Lawson won the 2016 Seattle International Comedy Competition, so what’s next for him? How about America’s Got Talent in 2017?! Here’s his initial audition before the judges, which prompted them to ask for an encore already. Roll the clip!   [Read More]
Submissions are open for NBC’s 14th annual StandUp NBC talent search
Attention, comics! Submissions are officially open for the 14th annual StandUp NBC competition, a nationwide search for up-and-coming stand-ups with… MORE Submissions are open for NBC’s 14th annual StandUp NBC talent search appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Submissions are open for NBC’s 14th annual StandUp NBC talent search
Attention, comics! Submissions are officially open for the 14th annual StandUp NBC competition, a nationwide search for up-and-coming stand-ups with… MORE Submissions are open for NBC’s 14th annual StandUp NBC talent search appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Help “The Daily Show” decide which Trump Tweet is craziest in this bracket competition
The Daily Show wants to know: What is the greatest Donald Trump Tweet of all time? It’s not a rhetorical… MORE Help “The Daily Show” decide which Trump Tweet is craziest in this bracket competition appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Help “The Daily Show” decide which Trump Tweet is craziest in this bracket competition
The Daily Show wants to know: What is the greatest Donald Trump Tweet of all time? It’s not a rhetorical… MORE Help “The Daily Show” decide which Trump Tweet is craziest in this bracket competition appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
iO Theater seeks to finance next great screenwriter
The iO Theater, birthplace of comedic stars such as Tina Fey and Chris Farley, is announcing its Pilot Script Competition, a national search to finance the next great comedic TV or web series writer. “I want to marry America’s next brilliant comedy writer with iO’s visibility and i... [Read More]
Here are your selected comedy scripts for New York Television Festival 2016
The New York Television Festival has announced the official selections for its inaugural NYTVF Scripts Competition, which, in its first year, accepted half-hour comedy scripts from writers worldwide. Twenty-one television and digital comedy pilot scripts were selected from 995 submissions and will b... [Read More]