Harris Wittels, Parks And Recreation producer, writer and comedian dead at 30
Harris Wittels, co-executive producer of Parks and Recreation, was found dead in his LA home this afternoon. While no official cause is clear as of yet, The Hollywood Reporter stated that police had responded to a 911 call at 12 PM for a possible drug overdose. Wittels himself had previously been ca... [Read More]
 
The Standup Special Returns to Its Roots
by Cameron Tung Shortly after standup comedy burst free from the confines of Borscht Belt theaters and metropolitan nightclubs, cable television began its successful infiltration of the American living room, and the marriage between the evolving art and the expanding medium soon spawned a wholly new... [Read More]
 
Louis C.K., Amy Schumer, Larry David, and More Join Comedy Central's 'Night of Too Many Stars'
by Megh Wright Comedy Central's annual televised autism benefit Night of Too Many Stars: America Comes Together for Autism Programs returns next month, and the network just revealed some of the all-star guests slated to appear: Louis C.K., Amy Schumer, Larry David, Bill Burr, Jon Hamm, John Oliver, ... [Read More]
 
Rare Louis C.K. “One Night Stand” special from 1995
Louis C.K. is the biggest name in comedy right now, hands down. Sold Out shows at Madison Square Garden, a new hour long special, and a ground breaking television show all happening at the same time. Let’s turn on the way back machine and watch his rare HBO One Night Stand set shall we. R... [Read More]
 
Louis C.K. just released his new special, “Live At The Comedy Store” for download on his website
There’s been rumbling Louis C.K.’s latest comedy special the last few weeks. It was confirmed that he’d taped the special at The Comedy Store. In fact, he did so just days after Ari Shaffir taped his special at the same location. For those counting, that’s three specials tape... [Read More]
 
Louis C.K. Live at the Comedy Store now available!
Louis C.K.’s latest stand-up special Louis C.K. Live at the Comedy Store is available on his website for the now-customary $5. Earlier this week, FX secured the television broadcast rights to the special. He sent an email notifying his fans on Tuesday the day after canceling his record-se... [Read More]
 
Buy Louis C.K.'s New Standup Special 'Live at the Comedy Store'
by Megh Wright Louis C.K. just dropped his latest standup special Live at the Comedy Store. As always, it's available to purchase via his website for just $5.00. Here's what C.K. says on what you can expect from the special: I developed and prepared this material over the last year or so, mostly in ... [Read More]
 
Louis C.K. and Letterman Talk Disappointed Fans, The Comedy Store, and His New Standup Special
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Louis C.K.'s visit to last night's Late Show, where he and Letterman talked about how it feels to disappoint fans in the audience while performing standup ("The more people you reach and the more people that see you, the more people are gonna think that you suck") a... [Read More]
 
This Week on TV: Key & Peele Super Bowl Special on Comedy Central
This week on TV, gear up for Key & Peele Super Bowl Special on Comedy Central. If this trailer is any indication of what’s to come, we’re in for a treat. These two are unstoppable when it comes to sketch comedy. And their football sketches have been some of the best over the course o... [Read More]
 
Louis CK adds fourth MSG arena show; filmed “Live at the Comedy Store,” coming this spring online, then on FX
Louis CK already has his next stand-up special in the can as he continues to take victory laps around Madison Square Garden, adding a fourth show for next week. As he wrote to fans, "I mean, if you keep buying the tickets, I have to keep doing the shows. My third show at Madison square garden on Sat... [Read More]