Tumblr and truTV Team Up for "Big Deal" TV Development Contest
by Megh Wright Not long after renewing its hit sketch show Friends of the People, truTV has teamed up with Tumblr to seek out new ideas for unscripted comedy series. According to The Wrap, the "Big Deal Contest" calls for submissions from Tumblr users for "unique unscripted comedic formats featuring... [Read More]
 
Win The Simpsons complete 17th season + watch an exclusive preview clip!
In honor of the release of The Simpsons complete 17th season on Blu-ray and DVD, we’re please to gift Laughspin readers with a pair of goodies. First, an exclusive clip from season 17 below, wherein Marge and Homer explore the intricacies of marriage counseling. And second, we’re giving ... [Read More]
 
Win $250 Amazon Gift Card from truTV’s Friends of the People!
TruTV premiered its very first sketch comedy series Friends of the People this past Tuesday. And if you haven’t peeped it, make sure to head on over to the show’s official site to watch some videos. We promise you’ll love it. To celebrate the premiere Friends of the People executi... [Read More]
 
Winners of development deals at the 2014 New York Television Festival
The annual New York Television Festival (NYTVF) announced the winners Saturday night in 12 categories of its Independent Pilot Competition as well as 20 development deal winners from various cable channels, studios and digital network partners. “We had a fantastic week with more events, projec... [Read More]
 
Gabriel Iglesias’ The Fluffy Movie: Win the Blu-ray extended edition from Laughspin
Gabriel Iglesias will release his motion picture event The Fluffy Movie – Extended Edition (Blu-ray + DVD + DIGITAL HD) on Oct. 21. And to celebrate that fact and because we love Laughspin readers, we’re giving away one copy of the Blu-ray version of The Fluffy Movie. And here’s ho... [Read More]
 
Enter to win tickets to The Laugh Button Live this weekend during Comic Con’s New York Super Week
Three Chances to Win Tickets to The Laugh Button Live at Comic Con's New York Super Week! in The Laugh Button's Hangs on LockerDome This weekend, we’re throwing 3 live comedy shows in 2 days as part of Comic Con’s New York Super Week. We’re giving our readers a chance to win ticket... [Read More]
 
Sept. 15, 2014: Deadline to submit for 10th annual Andy Kaufman Award
In 2013, a woman claiming to be the long-lost daughter of a not-so-dead Andy Kaufman stole the show at the Andy Kaufman Award finals. What, or who, could possibly top that this year? Maybe you. The 10th annual competition for The Andy Kaufman Award already is seeking online submissions, wi... [Read More]
 
Comedians Alycia Cooper, Shelly Colman Take Top Honors at Ladies of Laughter Competition
Former winners in attendance included Leighann Lord, Chris Rich, Patty Rosborough and Regina DeCicco. The contest was judged by JP Abello, Director of Programming and Scheduling at WEtv, JoAnn Grigioni, Vice President of Talent at Comedy Central, and Chris Mazzilli, owner of Gotham Comedy Club. Aut... [Read More]
 
Ladies of Laughter to Crown Funniest Comedians at Gotham Comedy Club
Past winners of the competition include Tammy Pescatelli, Jane Condon, Dana Eagle, Stephanie Blum, Patty Rosborough and Dena Blizzard. Nationally known comedians such as Amy Schumer, Melissa Rauch, Laurie Kilmartin and Jessica Kirson have also participated in the event.Author informationStage Time M... [Read More]
 
Grant Cotter wins Funny or Die’s Oddball Fest contest, slot on summer 2014 tour
Congrats to Grant Cotter, who over the weekend found out he'd won the 2014 Funny or Die Oddball Fest "Road2Oddball" contest. Cotter thanked fans and friends via his Twitter @GrantCotter: "HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who voted/shared my video! If it weren't for you guys I'd be bagging groceries i... [Read More]