Here's Elaine Stritch Yelling at Her Pool Boy David Letterman in a Classic Clip
by Bradford Evans In honor of the passing of Broadway great Elaine Stritch, CBS's Late Show uploaded these super funny segments from a 1996 episode in which Stritch sporadically interrupted the show to scream at her pool boy, David Letterman. 0 Comments... [Read More]
Dana Carvey promotes new Beyond The Comics animated bits on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Dana Carvey did many things to entertain you Thursday night on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Carson -- from playing a "Wheel of Impressions" with Fallon (in which they both dusted off impersonations of Al Pacino and Arnold Schwarzenegger), to performing his "Choppin' Broccoli" song that won him a ... [Read More]
Remembering “Jimmy Mack” James McNair
You could know James McNair in Peekskill, N.Y., as an upstanding resident, and hear others call him "Jimmy Mack" without ever really knowing why. You might have crossed paths with "Jimmy Mack" without ever knowing his real name was James McNair, or that he was a longtime friend of Tracy Morgan. But ... [Read More]
‘Inside Amy Schumer’ renewed, Natasha Leggero, Riki Lindhome score show, plus Comedy Central’s full list of new and returning series
Comedy Central has renewed Inside Amy Schumer for a third season and has greenlighted a new series titled Another Period starring Natasha Leggero (pictured) and Riki Lindhome (of Garfunkel and Oates fame) as well as Idiotsitter, co-created and starring Charlotte Newhouse and Jillian Bell. It’s... [Read More]
Chicago Comedian Dan Ronan Passed Away on Friday
by Bradford Evans Chicago-based comedian Dan Ronan passed away Friday at the tragically young age of 24. Ronan, who began doing comedy at 15, was a writer/performer for The Late Live Show and a regular at The Lincoln Lodge and other spots around the Chicago comedy scene. Ronan struggled with su... [Read More]
Comedy Central renews “Inside Amy Schumer,” “Review,” & “Triptank,” orders “Another Period,” “Idiotsitter” to series and more
Comedy Central has been making moves. The CC network announced today they are renewing their critically acclaimed sophomore sketch series Inside Amy Schumer for a third season. In addition, freshman shows Review, starring Andy Daly, and Triptank have also been picked up for another season. Comedy Ce... [Read More]
Rik Mayall of 'The Young Ones' and 'Drop Dead Fred' Is Dead at 56
by Josiah Hesse Beloved pioneer of British alt comedy, Rik Mayall, has died today at the age of 56. Known primarily for his role as Rick the anarchist poet on the BBC2 sitcom The Young Ones, and later as a spastic imaginary friend in the American comedy film Drop Dead Fred, Mayall's boundless energy... [Read More]
Comedy Central has given series orders to “Another Period” and “Idiotsitter”; renews “Inside Amy Schumer,” “Review” and “TripTank”; orders five webseries
Happy Mondays all around to several comedians thanks to this news from Comedy Central: The network has ordered two new series -- Another Period and Idiotsitter-- and renewed three others, Inside Amy Schumer, Review and TripTank. Comedy Central President Kent Alterman also announced fi... [Read More]
R.I.P. Richard Michael “Rik” Mayall (1958-2014)
Richard Michael "Rik" Mayall, who forged a cult classic of a comedy career in the 1980s with his comedy partner, Adrian Edmondson, died today in his home in Barnes, London. Mayall was 56. Audiences best knew Mayall as Rick, the loud, anarchist poet in The Young Ones, which aired for two seasons (198... [Read More]
Tracy Morgan, Ardie Fuqua and Harris Stanton injured, “Jimmy Mack” killed in fatal car accident on New Jersey Turnpike
Horrible news. One man is dead and four others are in critical condition following a multi-car accident on the New Jersey Turnpike overnight. Police identified James McNair, 63, of Peekskill, N.Y., as the first victim from the crash, which involved two tractor trailers, an SUV, two cars and a limo v... [Read More]