Russell Peters inserts himself back into feud over joke theft
Russell Peters couldn’t help himself last month while appearing as a guest on Sway in the Morning on SiriusXM satellite radio. As soon as Sway mentioned Trevor Noah as one of his other favorite stand-ups, Peters went after The Daily Show host, calling him a joke thief and prompting Sway to pul... [Read More]
Steve Byrne writing and directing a movie about the life of an “Opening Act”
“‪I wrote a film while on the road about starting off as a comic on the road. Now it’s officially happening. Proud to be directing this with an incredible cast and crew.” So said stand-up comedian Steve Byrne, who previously starred in the TBS sitcom Sullivan & Son from 2... [Read More]
Netflix Announces ‘A Little Help with Carol Burnett’ Release Date, Guest List
Carol Burnett’s new Netflix show A Little Help with Carol Burnett is premiering all 12 half-hour episodes on May 4, the network announced on Monday. The show will be co-hosted by standup comic and actor Russell Peters. As seen in the announcement trailer, A Little Help will feature Burnett and... [Read More]
Russell Peters on Traveling, Standup, and ‘Indian Detective’
Russell Peters started doing standup in 1989 and he has built himself an incredible career in the three decades since, including sold-out international tours, several major televised specials, and regular mentions on Forbes for his annual income — something Peters says is a natural “curi... [Read More]
Russell Peters Wouldn’t Mind a Little More Fame
When talking shop with his “uber successful” friends, Russell Peters often finds himself in a grass-is-greener kind of situation. “They’re like, ‘I wish I had your fame. You got all the money without all the hassle.’ But I’m like, ‘My ego wants the has... [Read More]
Russell Peters Wouldn’t Mind a Little More Fame
When talking shop with his “uber successful” friends, Russell Peters often finds himself in a grass-is-greener kind of situation. “They’re like, ‘I wish I had your fame. You got all the money without all the hassle.’ But I’m like, ‘My ego wants the has... [Read More]
Your first look at “Russell Peters: Almost Famous” coming to Netflix
Russell Peters comes home to Toronto to sound off on cultural quirks, furniture building and bathroom visits, reveling in all things ridiculously human. The special premieres on Netflix October 7th. Canada’s number one stand-up export, Russell Peters returns with all new material for his Almos... [Read More]