Ricky Gervais and Eric Bana to Star in French Comedy Remake 'Special Correspondents'
by Megh Wright Legendary comedic duo Ricky Gervais and Eric Bana have teamed up for a new film. THR reports that the pair will star in a remake of the 2009 French film Envoyés très spéciaux. While the original film focused on the war in Iraq, Special Correspondent centers in Ecu... [Read More]
 
Robert Kelly, “Live At The Village Underground” to make TV premiere on Comedy Central in January
At the top of the summer, our pal Robert Kelly filmed a new stand-up special/concert film at the Village Underground in NYC. It was a big night for Kelly and his team at Apostle as they set out and did it on their own, selecting the venue they wanted, then produced, and financed it themselves. [&hel... [Read More]
 
'The Daily Show' and 'The Colbert Report' Will Air Live Episodes on Election Night
by Megh Wright Election Day is right around the corner, and Comedy Central announced today that they'll be celebrating with live episodes of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. Both episodes will air during their usual time slots and have equally amazing names for their special election coverage ... [Read More]
 
Here's the Trailer for Chelsea Peretti's New Standup Special 'One of the Greats'
by Megh Wright Chelsea Peretti's brand new standup special One of the Greats premieres on Netflix November 14th, and the streaming network dropped the trailer today with a few sneak peeks. On choosing the name of her special, Peretti told us last month: "I like the idea of positioning myself as lege... [Read More]
 
Watch the trailer for Chelsea Peretti’s Netflix special ‘One of the Greats’
Stand-up comedian and Brooklyn Nine-Nine star, Chelsea Peretti has a new comedy special premiering this fall. Part of a great line-up of comedy specials hitting Netflix, Peretti’s One of the Greats was filmed live at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. Today, Netflix released the first t... [Read More]
 
Dan Telfer is recording is new album November 15th in LA
The wonderful Dan Telfer is gearing up to record his new album this fall. Telfer will hit Los Angeles’ Nerdmelt Showroom, a popular spot for recordings lately, to record his second full-length album on November 15th via ASpecialThing records. Telfer had previously released his first full-lengt... [Read More]
 
Wyatt Cenac
There is an endearing effortless about Wyatt Cenac. It’s evident when he steps onstage for his new Netflix special, Brooklyn. In contrast to his rousing introduction, Cenac is low key, thinking the crowd for coming out to Brooklyn to see the show, because if it were in Manhattan, he wouldn&rsq... [Read More]
 
A very “Murray Christmas” is happening soon on TV, with Bill Murray singing and Sofia Coppola directing
Christmas is coming early this year, and it hasn't even arrived just yet. We learned today, first via Variety, that Bill Murray -- who has sung on Saturday Night Live and in various movie and TV appearances over the past few decades (including his newest film, St. Vincent, wherein he sings "Shelter ... [Read More]
 
Bill Murray to Sing Christmas Carols in a Sofia Coppola-Directed TV Special
by Megh Wright Bill Murray is bringing his crooning talents to television in the form of a Christmas special. Variety reports that Murray has teamed up with Lost in Translation director Sofia Coppola to star in a TV Christmas special, in which Murray will sing a collection of classic Christmas carol... [Read More]
 
Here's a Preview of Doug Benson's Netflix Special 'Doug Dynasty'
by Megh Wright Here's a preview of Doug Benson's brand new standup special Doug Dynasty, in which Benson talks about a very strange Twitter handle that reached out to him recently. The special premieres on Netflix on November 6th, so get ready to watch way more Benson stoner face next month. (via En... [Read More]