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]
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]
July 15, 2017 deadline to submit for prizes at ITVFest
If you’ve got a script or a series pitch sitting around in your files, but dearly want to put it in front of the producers, suits and creative executives to make it on the TV, then you’ve still got time to submit it for the 2017 ITVFest. Not much time, though. The deadline is July [&hell... [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]
StandUp NBC announces open call dates for 14th annual diversity talent search, with NBCUniversal holding deal as top prize
NBCUniversal’s 14th annual diversity talent search, StandUp NBC, is about to get underway, so mark your calendars for the following open call dates and locations. 2017 SCHEDULE  CHICAGO Open Call: June 10, 2017 Showcase: June 11, 2017 Laugh Factory 3175 N. Broadway Chicago, IL 60657 SAN F... [Read More]
StandUp NBC announces open call dates for 14th annual diversity talent search, with NBCUniversal holding deal as top prize
NBCUniversal’s 14th annual diversity talent search, StandUp NBC, is about to get underway, so mark your calendars for the following open call dates and locations. 2017 SCHEDULE  CHICAGO Open Call: June 10, 2017 Showcase: June 11, 2017 Laugh Factory 3175 N. Broadway Chicago, IL 60657 SAN F... [Read More]
Just For Laughs now open to your 2017 pitches for TV and webseries
Montreal’s Just For Laughs comedy festival has now opened its annual call for submissions for you to come up and pitch your TV shows and webseries and industry executives this July. As in past years, the Just For Laughs ComedyPRO conference is hosting the Stand Up & Pitch contest wher... [Read More]
JR De Guzman wins Stand-Up NBC for diversity talent search for 2016-2017
Congrats to JR De Guzman, the 2016 winner of NBC’s Stand-Up diversity talent search! De Guzman, born in the Phillipines and raised in California, beat out Raanan Hershberg, Gibran Saleem, Ismael Loutfi, Candice Thompson, Jessica Keenan, Keith McGill, Rojo Perez and Daniel Webb, who all pe... [Read More]
Malaysia’s Harith Iskander wins Laugh Factory’s “Funniest Person in the World 2016” contest
Harith Iskander calls himself “the godfather of stand-up comedy in Malaysia.” Now Iskander has an even grander moniker to go by: “Funniest Person in the World.” Plus a whopping $100,000 in cash prize money. It all came courtesy of the Laugh Factory, the Hollywood-based comedy... [Read More]