Submit your pitches for the 2018 truTV Comedy Breakout Initiative with the NYTVF
For the second year, truTV is partnering with the New York Television Festival to sponsor the truTV Comedy Breakout Initiative, offering up to $25,000 for the winning creator to develop his/her/their pitch into a potential series for the cable network. It’s free to submit. To qualify, you need... [Read More]
Submit your pitches for the 2018 truTV Comedy Breakout Initiative with the NYTVF
For the second year, truTV is partnering with the New York Television Festival to sponsor the truTV Comedy Breakout Initiative, offering up to $25,000 for the winning creator to develop his/her/their pitch into a potential series for the cable network. It’s free to submit. To qualify, you need... [Read More]
Ali Sultan wins Best of the Midwest comedy competition at Gilda’s LaughFest 2018
Five years after winning the Funniest Person in the Twin Cities contest, Ali Sultan has leveled up, taking home the title of Best of the Midwest in the 2018 Gilda’s LaughFest competition. Sultan beat out seven other up-and-coming stand-ups from the region for the title and the $2,500 prize Thu... [Read More]
Win a copy of Jim Florentine’s new book, “Everybody is Awful (Except You!)
On February 20th, Jim Florentine will release a new book called Everybody is Awful (Except You!). Channeling the core rage… MORE Win a copy of Jim Florentine’s new book, “Everybody is Awful (Except You!) appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Win a copy of Jim Florentine’s new book, “Everybody is Awful (Except You!)
On February 20th, Jim Florentine will release a new book called Everybody is Awful (Except You!). Channeling the core rage… MORE Win a copy of Jim Florentine’s new book, “Everybody is Awful (Except You!) appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
New York Television Festival announces 2017 winning pilots and pitches
The 13th annual New York Television Festival named the winners of its annual contests and development deals for independent pilots over the weekend. “Best of the Fest” honors went to Giving Up while the NYTVF Critics Award was presented to Royally. “A dozen years aft... [Read More]
StandUp NBC announces finalists for 2017 contest and talent holding deal
StandUp NBC, the annual nationwide search for comedic talent from more diverse backgrounds than purely white and male, has announced its finalists for the 2017 contest. After regional searches in Philadelphia, Atlanta, San Francisco and Chicago, the following nine comedians will perform at the final... [Read More]
StandUp NBC announces finalists for 2017 contest and talent holding deal
StandUp NBC, the annual nationwide search for comedic talent from more diverse backgrounds than purely white and male, has announced its finalists for the 2017 contest. After regional searches in Philadelphia, Atlanta, San Francisco and Chicago, the following nine comedians will perform at the final... [Read More]
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]
Enter to win season 4 of “Silicon Valley” on blu-ray
On September 13th the 4th season of HBO’s incredible comedy Silicon Valley will be released. To get you caught up… MORE Enter to win season 4 of “Silicon Valley” on blu-ray appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]