Broken Lizard score TBS comedy pilot ‘Quality Time’
Broken Lizard may spend some quality time on TBS if all goes according to plan. TNT/TBS head Kevin Reilly ordered a pilot from the makers of Super Troopers and Beerfest. Broken Lizard members Paul Soter, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme and Erik Stolhanske will write and star in Quality Time. The show i... [Read More]
Broken Lizard gets a Pilot Order from TBS for their “Quality Time”
The guys who gave us with Super Troopers, Beerfest, and Club Dread are going to be bringing their comedy chops to TV, TBS to be exact, who has ordered a pilot from the group currently titled “Quality Time”. There’s some room over there with the recent cancellations of Sullivan and ... [Read More]
The Young Standup: Brandon Wardell on Drake, Bob Odenkirk, and Taking the Unexpected Path
by Kaitlynn E-A Smith At 22 he may be young, but he looks even younger. With a recent move to Los Angeles from his native DC, Brandon Wardell's notoriety in the comedy scene is growing. He was included as the opening act of Bob Odenkirk's latest album Amateur Hour and even featured on the album's co... [Read More]
Minneapolis comedy community mourns the loss of comedian Gus Lynch
The Minneapolis comedy community lost a giant in its scene with the death of comedian Gus Lynch. At the beginning of December Lynch fell 30 feet while climbing through Mayan ruins on the Yucatán Peninsula in Coba, south of Cancun. The comedian fell from one of the structures, breaking his pel... [Read More]
A Russian Broadcasting Company Got Dan Klein's 'This Is Comedy' Special Removed from YouTube
by Megh Wright Earlier this month, comedian Dan Klein released a fantastic collection of standup tropes and clichés in the form of an hourlong special titled This Is Comedy. Last week, however, Klein discovered that YouTube had removed his video due to a copyright claim by a Moscow-based broa... [Read More]
The Secret Society of John Hodgman
by Monique Madrid John Hodgman, comedian, author and generally knower-of-all-things, has a live comedy show that you probably have never heard of, because by design it is a secret. A Secret Society that is. Members meet in the basement of Union Hall in Brooklyn and are sworn to secrecy about the com... [Read More]
Team Coco supercut: Watch Conan’s best 2014 moments in one video
Conan O’Brien and the rest of Team Coco released their annual Supercut mashup video on Monday, featuring their favorite clips from this year’s Conan on TBS. The mashup of Conan moments reminds us of a hilarious Bill Hader visit, driving a Lyft with Kevin Hart and more Anchorman promo gam... [Read More]
Ryan Beck, Greg Stone, and Yamaneika Saunders slay at Sweet Wine Productions Showcase
December 11th 2014 A.D. I spent the evening at Stand Up NY for the Sweet Wine Productions Showcase. On display were 9 comics from their current roster. This next wave of comedians were ushered in by Last Comic Standing Alum Monroe Martin who took care of hosting duties for the evening. Monroe made i... [Read More]
Iliza Shlesinger’s new special ‘Freezing Hot’ premieres on Netflix January 23rd
Again, 2015 is going to be ripe with new specials. Along with the news of Matt Braunger’s new special, Iliza Shlesinger’s newest special has a premiere date. According to Variety, the comedian’s newest special, Freezing Hot, will premiere on Netflix on Friday, January 23rd. Shlesin... [Read More]
Matt Braunger’s new special ‘Big Dumb Animal’ premieres February 6th
The new calendar year means new comedy specials. This week, Matt Braunger announced via Twitter that his newest special would be premiering on Comedy Central in February 2015. Entitled Big Dumb Animal, the special will air on CC Friday, February 6th. Braunger filmed his latest special in June a... [Read More]