Review: Knock Knock, It’s Tig Notaro (Showtime)
Each of the past couple of years has made a big impact personally and professionally on stand-up comedian Tig Notaro. And yet, somehow, it's only April and Notaro's already shaping up to make an even bigger splash comedically in 2015, with a stand-up special on tap with HBO, a documentary about her ... [Read More]
 
Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally's 'Summer of 69: No Apostrophe' Tour Kicks Off Today
by Megh Wright Starting today, flawless comedy couple Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally are hitting the road for a live multi-city tour. Called Summer of 69: No Apostrophe, the tour kicks off tonight in Oklahoma City and makes stops in Austin, New Orleans, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Portland, Chicago,... [Read More]
 
How to book your own stand-up comedy tour: A long but, by no means, definitive guide
Hello. My name is Rob Babcock and I’m a comic in Los Angeles. Last year I went on a coast-to-coast tour for three months. I hit 34 cities, did 82 shows and drove 12,023 miles in a 1975 Mercedes Benz named Harvey. (If you want to see photos, search #benzit on instagram. Or you can buy the 70 pa... [Read More]
 
Vans Warped Tour announces their comedy slate for 2015
The Vans Warped Tour celebrated its 21st birthday this year holding a kickoff celebration at Club Nokia in Los Angeles last night. Warped Tour began as a festival dedicated to rock and punk bands like Blink-182 and Rancid, but since its inception in 1994, there have been more tha... [Read More]
 
Anjelah Johnson mounting summer concert tour as Bon Qui Qui
Move over Childish Gambino and Eddie Murphy, there's a new gal in town who's ready to make with the funny and the music both in a summer concert tour, as Anjelah Johnson is ready to perform 14 dates across the South and West this July as her character Bon Qui Qui. Johnson explains in the video with ... [Read More]
 
Demetri Martin and the persistence of jokes
About five years into his stand-up comedy career, Demetri Martin landed a writing job on Late Night with Conan O’Brien and The Daily Show soon after. It was around that time he wrote his first one-man show and began exploring the idea of screenwriting and acting. Then he continued on from ther... [Read More]
 
Bob Saget, Andrew Dice Clay, and David Spade appear in new Entourage trailer
Based on the HBO Comedy series. Movie star Vincent Chase (Adrian Grenier), together with his boys, Eric (Kevin Connolly), Turtle (Jerry Ferrara) and Johnny (Kevin Dillon), are back…and back in business with super-agent-turned-studio head Ari Gold (Jeremy Piven). Some of their ambitions have c... [Read More]
 
Andrew Dice Clay headed to Showtime in new comedy series
The Diceman cometh — and this time, he’s bringing his unabashed and brazen humor to a small screen near you. Showtime, the cable network known for shows like Shameless, Californication and Dexter, has announced it will air Dice, a scripted comedy based on Clay’s life and caree... [Read More]
 
The Diceman cometh twice: Andrew Dice Clay earns new Showtime series in 2016 plus stand-up special in 2015
Andrew Dice Clay is having another moment. Showtime announced today it has ordered six episodes of Dice, a semi-autobiographical single-cam series that'll film in Las Vegas later this year and air in 2016. The pay-cable network already is set to premiere his latest stand-up special, Andrew Dice... [Read More]
 
NBC’s Undateable cast talks live show for May 2015, heading back on tour
That NBC sitcom Undateable not only would survive an initial short-order rookie season last summer, but also become the anchor of the network's lineup this spring, says as much about the state of NBC's comedy programming as it does about this particular stand-up-filled multi-cam from Bill Lawrence. ... [Read More]