According to Bill Simmons, Louis C.K., Amy Poehler, and Amy Schumer passed on being Jon Stewart’s replacement
By now, the news of Trevor Noah being named the successor to Jon Stewart on The Daily Show has spread throughout the land. In these situations we always wonder who else was on the list of potential replacements. Well, according to sports writer/podcaster/pop culture fan Bill Simmons, Comedy Central ... [Read More]
 
Season 9 of Last Comic Standing starts July 22
Last Comic Standing has recently announced it’s new judge Norm MacDonald and host Anthony Jeselnik. And now comes the announcement of the official start date of Season 9. That said date is Wednesday, July 22nd at 9p on NBC. Things are a little different this go-around. The new season begins wi... [Read More]
 
This Week on TV: The Roast of Justin Bieber, Joking Off premieres, as does Grace Helbig on E!
There is an action packed week of television in store for you. First things first. The long awaited Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber finally hits the airwaves tonight at 10p. We’v heard sneak peaks from Natasha Leggero and Snoop Dogg. Now it’s time for the rest of dais to lay it on ... [Read More]
 
Trevor Noah is your new host of The Daily Show
The cat is finally out of the bag as first reported by The New York Times. Congratulations are in order for Trevor Noah. For those who may not know Noah and are playing catch-up, he is a South African comedian who has also been a radio DJ, actor and TV host. So experience won’t be […] T... [Read More]
 
Dwayne Johnson hosted Saturday Night Live: Could he be the best host of season 40?
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson returned for the forth time as the host of Saturday Night Live. While we wouldn’t call him a great comedic force, the man does posses a tremendous amount of charisma that can be traced all the way back to his camera promos in the WWE all the way to his cur... [Read More]
 
Watch Aasif Mandvi's Fantastic Radio and Television Correspondents' Association Dinner Speech
by Megh Wright On Wednesday night The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi gave a speech at the 2015 Radio and Television Correspondents Association Dinner, and the whole thing is now online in full. Mandvi's speech has pretty much everything, from improvement advice for C-SPAN ("C-SPAN needs to be more like C... [Read More]
 
NBC orders 13 new episodes of 90s comedy Coach starring Craig T. Nelson
Coach, the sitcom starring Craig T. Nelson as football coach Hayden Fox, will be back on television this fall. NBC has ordered a new 13 episode season of the 90s sitcom. Coach has been off air for the past two decades but Nelson is set to reprise his role. The original series of Coach aired on ... [Read More]
 
Trailer for new Starz comedy Blunt Talk starring Patrick Stewart produced by Seth MacFarlane
Patrick Stewart is Walter Blunt in Blunt Talk, a new comedy created by Jonathan Ames and Executive Produced by Seth MacFarlane. Coming this summer to STARZ. Trailer for new Starz comedy Blunt Talk starring Patrick Stewart produced by Seth MacFarlane appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
 
NBC sets Craig Robinson and Jerrod Carmichael comedies for late summer premieres
Set your alarm clocks. Two years in the making, Mr. Robinson finally gets it’s slot starring Office alum Craig Robinson. The network that Mr. Robinson will premiere August 5 9pm as the lead in to Jerrod Carmichael’s The Carmichael Show, airing at 9:30 p.m. It’s ... [Read More]
 
SNL alum Nasim Pedrad to create and star in FOX comedy project
Nasim Pedrad has inked a deal with Fox to write, create and star in her own show on the network. Pedrad left Saturday Night Live after five seasons to join the Fox family, co-starring in the sitcom Mulaney. She currently has a recurring on the New Girl, now in its fourth season. Best ... [Read More]