Netflix cancels “Lady Dynamite” after two seasons
Maria Bamford’s Lady Dynamite now joins Jim Jefferies’ Legit and Cristela Alonzo’s Cristela as sitcoms by stand-up comedians starring those comedians that ended way too early, and will have fans asking the comedian when to expect another new season for years on end, to no avail. Ne... [Read More]
Netflix cancels “Lady Dynamite” after two seasons
Maria Bamford’s Lady Dynamite now joins Jim Jefferies’ Legit and Cristela Alonzo’s Cristela as sitcoms by stand-up comedians starring those comedians that ended way too early, and will have fans asking the comedian when to expect another new season for years on end, to no avail. Ne... [Read More]
Going Inside the TV Comedy Machine with Andy Richter
Andy Richter is professionally nice. He got his start playing sweetest dad in the game Mike Brady in The Real Live Brady Bunch and just got more convivial from there. From 1993-2007, and then from 2009 to today, Richter has been softening the edges of Conan O’Brien—first on Late Night, t... [Read More]
Going Inside the TV Comedy Machine with Andy Richter
Andy Richter is professionally nice. He got his start playing sweetest dad in the game Mike Brady in The Real Live Brady Bunch and just got more convivial from there. From 1993-2007, and then from 2009 to today, Richter has been softening the edges of Conan O’Brien—first on Late Night, t... [Read More]
Paramount Network Developing Latino Sketch Comedy Series ‘Browntown’
Next month, the Spike TV network will be rebranded as the Paramount Network starting January 18th, and one of the projects in development includes a Latino sketch comedy series. According to Deadline, the half-hour sketch series, titled Browntown, is in the works from Doug Greiff and ... [Read More]
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]