Review: “2 Dope Queens,” many dope perspectives in HBO variety series
Turning a podcast into a TV special, let alone a four-part series, doesn’t make sense for most podcasts. But 2 Dope Queens isn’t any podcast. The hit WNYC podcast from Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams is part two-woman comedy duo, part improv, part chat show, part stand-up storytelli... [Read More]
Ali Siddiq Comes Full Circle
After being incarcerated for drug trafficking at 19 and spending six years behind bars, Ali Siddiq emerged from prison with a new skill set: standup comedy. “A lot of comics will come backstage before a show and say, ‘How’s the crowd?’ The reason I never ask that is because I... [Read More]
Ali Siddiq Comes Full Circle
After being incarcerated for drug trafficking at 19 and spending six years behind bars, Ali Siddiq emerged from prison with a new skill set: standup comedy. “A lot of comics will come backstage before a show and say, ‘How’s the crowd?’ The reason I never ask that is because I... [Read More]
HBO Renews ‘High Maintenance’ and ‘Crashing’ for Third Seasons
Two of HBO’s comedies are returning with new seasons. According to Variety, the network has handed out season renewals to Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair’s High Maintenance as well as Pete Holmes’s Crashing, which will see the comedies returning for third seasons. Both shows ... [Read More]
HBO Renews ‘High Maintenance’ and ‘Crashing’ for Third Seasons
Two of HBO’s comedies are returning with new seasons. According to Variety, the network has handed out season renewals to Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair’s High Maintenance as well as Pete Holmes’s Crashing, which will see the comedies returning for third seasons. Both shows ... [Read More]
Check Out the New Trailer for Bill Hader’s HBO Series ‘Barry’
Bill Hader heads to HBO next month with his very own show, Barry, and the network recently dropped a new trailer. Ordered to series back in 2016, the show stars Hader alongside Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg, Glenn Fleshler, Anthony Carrigan, and Henry Winkler. Hader plays “a low-rent hitman in ... [Read More]
Check Out the New Trailer for Bill Hader’s HBO Series ‘Barry’
Bill Hader heads to HBO next month with his very own show, Barry, and the network recently dropped a new trailer. Ordered to series back in 2016, the show stars Hader alongside Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg, Glenn Fleshler, Anthony Carrigan, and Henry Winkler. Hader plays “a low-rent hitman in ... [Read More]
Tiffany Haddish Announced To Host The ‘2018 MTV Awards’
Tiffany Haddish is officially here. Today MTV revealed that Haddish will help take over their hosting duties for this year’s MTV Awards. The announcement was first revealed on Haddish’s Instagram page as she personally delivered the news. A post shared by Tiffany Haddish (@tiffanyhaddish... [Read More]
Ali Siddiq goes back to prison, this time as a performer to inspire the convicts with his comedy conviction
Ali Siddiq spent six years in prison, serving time in various jails and penitentiaries after an arrest at 19 for drug possession. Twenty years later, Siddiq went back. It’s Bigger Than These Bars, premiering Friday night on Comedy Central, finds Siddiq performing for and talking to inmates at ... [Read More]
The Fighter from comedy/sports podcast “The Fighter & The Kid” gets Showtime digital talk show
Showtime announced today that Brendan Schuab will host a sports and pop culture talk show, Below The Belt, which will present 30-minute episodes twice a month, starting Feb. 28, 2018, on YouTube and Facebook. The launch is timed to preview and promote Showtime Boxing’s next main event, a ... [Read More]