SF Sketchfest announces lineup for 17th annual celebration in January 2018
The biggest, longest comedy festival in the United States is coming back in 2018, and SF Sketchfest boasts an equally impressive lineup, to be presented by Audible at 16 venues across San Francisco for 18 nights in January (Jan. 11-28, 2018). Tickets go on sale this Friday for most events. Which eve... [Read More]
CBS Diversity Comedy Showcase Director Rick Najera Steps Down After Sexual Harassment Allegations
Since the Harvey Weinstein story broke, the day of reckoning has arrived for a growing list of powerful men in the entertainment industry and beyond who, like Weinstein, have a past of allegedly inappropriate workplace behavior and sexual misconduct. In the comedy world, just last week the... [Read More]
Season 3 of ‘Baroness von Sketch Show’ Premieres on IFC Next Year
Canadian sketch series Baroness von Sketch Show is sticking around at IFC. The network announced today that it’s acquired season 3 of the show, which made its Canadian TV debut last year and American debut on IFC in August. Season 2 of the show wraps up its run on IFC tonight at 11:00pm, and s... [Read More]
“Baroness von Sketch Show” shows us how far they’d go to avoid purchasing a grocery bag
Today we bring you another exclusive clip from IFC’s sketch comedy show, the Baroness von Sketch Show. We’ve all been… MORE “Baroness von Sketch Show” shows us how far they’d go to avoid purchasing a grocery bag appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
UCB Theatre moving from Chelsea to Hell’s Kitchen in December 2017
The flagship theater for the Upright Citizens Brigade is moving on up out of the basement of Gristedes supermarket in Chelsea and into a 160-seat theater space of its own in Hell’s Kitchen. After 14 years on West 26th Street, the UCB Theatre will move to 555 W. 42nd St. at the corner of 11th [... [Read More]
Jared’s first date is going pretty well, that is until he tries to take it somewhere unexpected in episode #7 of “Adrift”
Jared is on a date with Christi. Things seem to be going really well, even though Christi tries to get… MORE Jared’s first date is going pretty well, that is until he tries to take it somewhere unexpected in episode #7 of “Adrift” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Episode #174: Heather Anne Campbell
Heather Anne Campbell is one of America’s great improvisers. She has studied under the legendary Del Close in Chicago, performed overseas with Boom Chicago in Amsterdam, appeared on MADtv, written for Saturday Night Live, and helped jumpstart FOX’s ADHD Animation Domination High-Definiti... [Read More]
The Kids in the Hall looking to mount a limited TV series revival
Lorne Michaels brought The Kids in the Hall to television in the late 1980s via HBO and the CBC, and three decades later, he wants to bring them back to whatever you’re calling TV today. You already can still see the five members separately on TV and together in live touring productions. Mark ... [Read More]
The Kids in the Hall looking to mount a limited TV series revival
Lorne Michaels brought The Kids in the Hall to television in the late 1980s via HBO and the CBC, and three decades later, he wants to bring them back to whatever you’re calling TV today. You already can still see the five members separately on TV and together in live touring productions. Mark ... [Read More]
There’s a silver lining in the roommate search in Ep#5 of Jared Freid’s “Adrift”
In the latest episode of Jared Freid: Adrift, Jared is on the hunt for a new apartment. While discussing his… MORE There’s a silver lining in the roommate search in Ep#5 of Jared Freid’s “Adrift” appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]