David Letterman’s Robin Williams tribute: I had no idea he was in pain (Video)
Last night on Late Show, David Letterman delivered a 10-minute tribute to Robin Williams, a man he first met at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles 38 years ago. The suicide of Robin Williams has seemingly affected the world of comedy and entertainment in a much more sincere and powerful way than most c... [Read More]
 
Last Comic Standing winner is Rod Man!
After 13 emotional and action packed episodes of Last Comic Standing, comedians Lachlan Patterson, Rod Man and Nikki Carr were left to battle it out for the title of Last Comic Standing, $250,000, an NBC talent deal and a half-hour scripted development deal with Universal Television. In the end, jud... [Read More]
 
Robin Williams diagnosed with Parkinson’s before suicide
Robin Williams, who was found dead on Monday, Aug. 11, after comitting suicide had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease recently. “Robin’s sobriety was intact and he was brave as he struggled with his own battles of depression, anxiety as well as early stages of Parkinson’... [Read More]
 
Dying Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon teams with Fusion for animal rights documentary
The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon is partnering with young network Fusion to produce a documentary about battling cancer and fighting for animal rights. The Emmy Award-winning writer and producer has been battling colorectal cancer since 2012. In his final months, Fusion will exclusively cover how h... [Read More]
 
Robin Williams dead at 63, suicide suspected
Iconic comedian Robin Williams died today at the age of 63. Police suspect suicide. “This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings,” Williams’ wife of nearly three years Susan Schneider said, acco... [Read More]
 
The Lonely Island teams up with Judd Apatow for musical comedy movie
They reaffirmed their status as a powerful musical comedy force last year with the release of The Wack Album, and now The Lonely Island is headed to the bigscreen with help from Judd Apatow. Universal and Apatow, under his Judd Apatow Productions, will produce a comedy set in the music world, starri... [Read More]
 
The Lonely Island teams up with Judd Apatow for musical comedy movie
They reaffirmed their status as a powerful musical comedy force last year with the release of The Wack Album, and now The Lonely Island is headed to the bigscreen with help from Judd Apatow. Universal and Apatow, under his Judd Apatow Productions, will produce a comedy set in the music world, starri... [Read More]
 
Comedy Central announces South Park, Key & Peele, Tosh.0 season premiere dates
Start setting your DVRs up to record your favorite Comedy Central Shows. Tosh.0, South Park, Key & Peele and more have new season premiere dates for this fall. Everyone’s favorite foul-mouthed children will return for their 18th season on Comedy Central on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 10 pm EST.... [Read More]
 
Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)
In this vast, cacophonous digital age, television programming finds inspiration from Twitter feeds, Tumblr blogs, podcasts and YouTube channels. So, it’s oddly quaint that Sundance TV is about to launch a new series based on one page of a magazine (magazines are like books but flatter and shin... [Read More]
 
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic won’t release another traditional album, probably
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic has made news with his first-ever number one record. His 14th studio album, Mandatory Fun, debuted at the top of the charts with the help of popular parodies “Foil” and “Word Crimes”. Now at the end of his record deal, Yankovic admitted that he... [Read More]