Chelsea Handler calling it quits on her Netflix talk show
After a year and a half off of TV and onto Netflix, Chelsea Handler has had enough of the talk show circuit. Handler called it quits today, although weekly episodes of Chelsea will continue on Netflix through the end of 2017. The next episode shows up Friday, so expect to hear her talk much more [&h... [Read More]
Mindy Kaling Is Producing Two Comedies in Development at NBC
Mindy Kaling is staying very busy in the TV development world these days. According to Variety, NBC has put two comedy series in development executive produced by Kaling and her Mindy Project collaborators. First up is an untitled series from Mindy Project writer, director, and co-executive producer... [Read More]
Here’s the Trailer for Hulu’s ‘Dana Carvey Show’ Documentary ‘Too Funny to Fail’
The Dana Carvey Show now has its very own documentary, and thanks to Hulu you can check it out this weekend. Titled Too Funny to Fail, the documentary features Carvey and former Carvey Show cast members/writers Stephen Colbert, Robert Smigel, Steve Carell, Louis C.K., Charlie Kaufman, Jon Glaser, an... [Read More]
Fox Is Developing a Jerrod Carmichael-Produced Comedy Starring Lil Rel Howery
Last month, Jerrod Carmichael signed a two-year overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television to develop and produce new TV projects, and his first project for the network was announced today. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Carmichael and his fellow Carmichael Show executive producer Mike Scul... [Read More]
The Star-Studded Season 2 Trailer for Maria Bamford’s ‘Lady Dynamite’ Has Arrived
Maria Bamford is here to make another dark week here in the US a little brighter, because Netflix just dropped the season 2 trailer for her show Lady Dynamite, which was renewed last year not long after season 1 debuted. The trailer features Bamford alongside a pile of funny people like Ana Gasteyer... [Read More]
Freeform Renews The Lonely Island’s ‘Alone Together’ Ahead of Its Series Premiere
Freeform’s upcoming comedy produced by The Lonely Island has earned a season 2 renewal before season 1 even has a chance to premiere. The network announced today that it’s greenlit a second season of the show, which was ordered to series last year and is set to premiere on Wedn... [Read More]
Sebastian Maniscalco announces 2018 theater tour: Stay Hungry
Sebastian Maniscalco has seen his profile and his income raise in the past year, hitting the annual Forbes magazine list of the world’s highest-paid comedians in 2017 and “Stand Up Comedian of the Year” at Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival. In 2018, Maniscalco is hitting th... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais Is Deadly Sirius starts weekly radio show Oct. 24, 2017
Ricky Gervais, one of the first comedians to have a hit podcast, is returning to the booth to record a new weekly show exclusively for SiriusXM. Ricky Gervais Is Deadly Sirius will premiere next Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, at 11 a.m. ET. His one-hour show will air weekly on Comedy Greats ... [Read More]
John Hodgman Announces ‘Vacationland’ Book Tour Dates
John Hodgman is hitting the road this fall. Today Hodgman announced a batch of tour dates to promote his new book Vacationland, which hits stores at the end of the month and is currently available for pre-order at Amazon. The tour makes stops in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, DC, Portland (the Mai... [Read More]
Jim Jefferies: “I Was Stupid to Think That People Like Harvey Weinstein Were Rare”
Here’s a clip from last night’s Jim Jefferies Show, where Jefferies recaps the Harvey Weinstein scandal and points out that the issue isn’t just about Weinstein, and it isn’t an issue that’s partisan —  it’s an issue that all men need to address and tak... [Read More]