Letterman, Seinfeld, Stewart, Kimmel and others to pay tribute to Don Rickles on Spike TV’s “One Night Only” special
Don Rickles began his career way back in the 1950s and 60s and is still going strong today at the age of 87! This just proves that comedy is ageless. Rickles is best known for his venomous brand of insult comedy that has impressed the likes of Frank Sinatra, Johnny Carson, and many other famous [&he... [Read More]
 
Spike TV to Air a Tribute to Don Rickles, Featuring Letterman, Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, and More
by Bradford Evans Spike TV announced today that they're making a big star-studded tribute special to Don Rickles that will air on the cable network next month. Called One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles, the 90-minute special will be shot at NYC's Apollo Theater on May 6th and ... [Read More]
 
Spike TV presents “One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles”
This just in! Spike TV has gathered an all-star collection of comedians to pay tribute to the guy who insulted them all, and did so with love, 87-year-old Don Rickles. One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles will feature David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Robert De Niro,... [Read More]
 
It is hardly Mr. Seinfeld’s fault that he’s less of a common man than he was before…
“It is hardly Mr. Seinfeld’s fault that he’s less of a common man than he was before. What is telling is that his uncommonness is not marshaled on the show to help comedy’s commoners. Mr. Seinfeld, more than most, could use his show to give a platform to comics needing discov... [Read More]
 
'The New York Times' Says Jerry Seinfeld Is Failing to Pay It Forward
by Megh Wright "Mr. Seinfeld, more than most, could use his show to give a platform to comics needing discovery. Instead, he packs it with fellow stars. They reminisce together about the days when they were nobodies and given glorious breaks, and seem almost unaware that there are nobodies today who... [Read More]
 
Pioneers of Television: Standup to Sitcom (PBS)
"In the beginning of stand-up, it's the hardest thing in the world, because you are not good," said Ray Romano. "It takes 30 years to make a good, a great stand-up comic," Roseanne said. "And it does!" And yet it doesn't take quite that long to get the attention of network TV executives, particularl... [Read More]
 
There's Finally a 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' Porn Parody
by Bradford Evans Here's the trailer for a porn parody of Jerry Seinfeld's web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, aptly titled Comedians in Cars Getting SEX. Directed by porn parody king Lee Roy Myers (responsible for the Simpsons porn parody, the Seinfeld porn parody, and dozens more), Comed... [Read More]
 
New material Seinfeld visited Pete Holmes
New Material Seinfeld made a return to The Pete Holmes Show. If you aren’t familiar, it’s a favorite bit from the show in which a Jerry Seinfeld-esque puppet (voiced by comedian and writer Joe DeRosa) stops by and tries out some new jokes on Pete. The best part of this bit and why we lov... [Read More]
 
Jerry Seinfeld on The Tonight Show, ‘What is a stamp anyway? We don’t know what it costs’
The first comedian to debut on Jimmy Fallon’s turn as host of The Tonight Show is the one and only Jerry Seinfeld who dropped in on the show’s new set to give his classic Seinfeld spin on the Olympics and email. Take it Jerry.Jerry Seinfeld on The Tonight Show, ‘What is a stamp any... [Read More]
 
Jerry Seinfeld Performs the First Standup Set on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'
by Megh Wright In the hopes of carrying on with the Carson tradition of featuring fresh new faces in standup, Fallon invited Jerry Seinfeld to be his very first featured comedian on The Tonight Show. The kid definitely showed promise in his clever observations about cell phones and the U.S. Postal ... [Read More]