Larry the Cable Guy, Tyler Perry behind the scenes of ‘A Madea Christmas’ (Exclusive video)
Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas – The Movie is headed to Blu-ray and Digital HD as well as Video on Demand on Nov. 25. And to celebrate that fact and to give you an exclusive look into the extras contained therein, we’ve got a little behind-the-scenes clip featuring Larry the Cable... [Read More]
 
RIP Mike Nichols, EGOT-winning director and comedian
Mike Nichols, the celebrated comedian and director who achieved the rare feat of winning Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Awards in his lifetime, has died. Nichols was 83. His death was announced this morning by the president of ABC News. Nichols had been married for the past 26 years to ABC News anchor... [Read More]
 
Comedy Warriors: Healing Through Humor
The New York Comedy Festival kicked off officially on Wednesday night with the eighth annual all-star benefit for the Bob Woodruff Foundation, Stand Up For Heroes, with Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan, John Oliver, Bruce Springsteen and Jon Stewart performing to raise money for our wounded veterans and the... [Read More]
 
Amazon buying Rooftop Comedy, adding digital stand-up content to Amazon Prime and Audible
As Netflix continues to add new stand-up comedy specials to its arsenal, Amazon had to counter. Today, Amazon announced it was buying Rooftop Comedy. Reuters broke the news, with a statement from Audible CEO Donald Katz that the company had been attracted by Rooftop's content library and talent... [Read More]
 
Gabriel Iglesias on the big-screen in “The Fluffy Movie”
Gabriel Iglesias has featured his voice and face in multiple motion pictures over the past couple of years -- Magic Mike and its sequel, Magic Mike XXL, now filming, plus Planes, The Nut Job and A Haunted House 2. But Fluffy didn't expect to see himself on the big screen playing himself, as he ... [Read More]
 
Review: Artie Lange, “The Stench of Failure,” on Comedy Central
Artie Lange has been through a lot the past four years; heck the past fourteen years; hell, make it 40. He says as much at the end of his new stand-up special, which premieres at midnight tonight on Comedy Central: "Thank you for not forgetting me, guys. I've been through some hell." Lange easily co... [Read More]
 
Pee-wee’s Playhouse returns to Saturday morning TV for one livestream only (plus a complete Blu-ray DVD set!)
Just when network television lost faith completely in Saturday morning cartoons and children's TV, here comes Pee-wee's Playhouse to the rescue. PeeweesPlayhouseSneakPeek.com will broadcast a special sneak peek, livestreaming four newly remastered HD episodes of classic Pee-wee's Playhouse... [Read More]
 
“Why We Laugh: Funny Women,” narrated and executive produced by Joan Rivers
In 2012, after her acclaimed documentary had wowed film festivals and she surged back into our consciousness even more with a "win" on NBC's Celebrity Apprentice, Joan Rivers put together a new one-hour special for Showtime, Joan Rivers: Don't Start With Me (it's airing again tonight, as well as On ... [Read More]
 
Kelly Carlin digs deep for a new memoir and a posthumous live CD or CDs from her father
For the better part of the past six years, Kelly Carlin has been processing and sharing the lessons from her life as the only child of a comedy legend, first as a stage show -- "A Carlin Home Companion" -- and now in a published memoir of the same title. She handed in a 336-page manuscript to her ed... [Read More]
 
Mark Normand on Conan and The Half Hour this week: Still Got It!
Mark Normand returned to Conan on Wednesday night to defend sluts, of all people. Sluts, he tells ya! It's a big week for Normand. The stand-up comedian, based in New York City but originally from New Orleans, also just released his first stand-up comedy album and will see his first half-hour TV spe... [Read More]