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]
Here are the independent comedy pilots accepted into the 2016 New York Television Festival (NYTVF)
The New York Television Festival (NYTVF) announced today that it'd accepted a record 63 independent pilots for its TV and digital consideration this fall. “We were blown away by the talent and creativity of this year's submissions – across the board it was a record-setting year and we ha... [Read More]
Here are the independent comedy pilots accepted into the 2016 New York Television Festival (NYTVF)
The New York Television Festival (NYTVF) announced today that it'd accepted a record 63 independent pilots for its TV and digital consideration this fall. “We were blown away by the talent and creativity of this year's submissions – across the board it was a record-setting year and we ha... [Read More]
The definitive guide to comedy festivals for 2016
Almost nine years ago now, the seeds of The Comic's Comic firmly planted themselves into my brain during a blizzard of snow and laughs in Aspen, Colo. Back then, you had Aspen and Montreal. Those were the two places to see the entire comedy industry converge, merge and splurge. New talent rubbing sh... [Read More]
USA Networks orders “First Impressions” competition hosted and mentored by Dana Carvey
Just last week, Dana Carvey was playing "Wheel of Impressions" once more with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Now Carvey will find out how amateur impersonators fare, as the former Saturday Night Live star will preside over the new USA Network competition series, First Impres... [Read More]
Open call auditions for 2015 New York’s Funniest Stand-Up competition
Last year's winner of New York's Funniest Stand-Up, Ricky Velez, was hired this year as a correspondent for Comedy Central's The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. What's in store for the 2015 winner of New York's Funniest Stand-Up? And could it be you? Carolines on Broadway (1626 Broadway between 49t... [Read More]
Today is the deadline to submit for the 11th annual Andy Kaufman Awards contest
Please, if you're funny and you know it but nobody knows what to make of how funny you are, dear God in Heaven or wherever Andy Kaufman is today, I beg you to consider submitting your entry today for the 11th annual Andy Kaufman Award. That's because the entry deadline is today: Sept. 15, 2015.... [Read More]