Hannibal Buress tells Howard Stern about his “Bill Cosby is a rapist” bit that caught media fire
Hannibal Buress has been telling a joke that's not so much a joke as it is a declaration of news that few people want to discuss regarding comedy legend Bill Cosby. When Buress told the bit last weekend in Philadelphia, the hometown for the Cos, the local media perked up and wrote about it. And then... [Read More]
'Marry Me' Star Ken Marino on Why Comedy Gets Lower Ratings Than Drama
by Megh Wright "I think the reason that comedy maybe gets lower ratings than the reality shows or dramas is that there's a lot of different places you can do comedy, you can get comedy elsewhere, you can find comedy online. I think that what's nice about our show is that … there are people wh... [Read More]
Fake POINTS, real Leaderboard to track all of @Midnight’s comedians
Doug Benson is going to be on @midnight tonight, and if you think Benson has appeared on the Comedy Central game show a lot, your eyes are not deceiving you. It'll mark Benson's 12th appearance on the show, and he'll be gunning for his sixth win, more than any other comedian or comedic actor so far ... [Read More]
POP (formerly TV Guide Network) to air CBC’s “Schitt’s Creek” starring Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara and Chris Elliott
The good news: Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara are reuniting for a new TV series that'll air in both Canada and the United States, and they're bringing Chris Elliott along with them. The "bad" news: Now we're going to hear a lot more people saying and typing Schitt's Creek for shits and giggle... [Read More]
Alan Tudyk and the Joy of Playing Idiots
by Ian Goldstein Alan Tudyk is one of the more recognizable faces acting today, even if his name and voice hide behind his characters. Tudyk has been on Broadway, starred in a beloved TV show, and has done voice-over work for animated hits including Frozen, Wreck-It Ralph, and Disney’supcoming... [Read More]
Cool thing to buy this week: Jonathan Katz “Dr. Katz Live” on CD
There’s a lot of stuff out there in the world vying for both your attention and your hard-earned dollars. The Laugh Button is here to help you make the right decisions when it comes to purchasing funny things. Here’s what’s cool to buy this week. Jonathan Katz: Dr. Katz Live PURCHA... [Read More]
'Conan' Gives a Live Run-Through of the CDC's New Ebola Patient Protocols
by Megh Wright Conan did a great service to its viewers last night by providing live coverage of a CDC patient transportation run-through using their brand new Ebola protocols, which may or may not involve a swingers-only casino riverboat cruise and a chili cook-off. 0 Comments... [Read More]
FXX and The Simpsons launch Simpsons World app for all-access to #EverySimpsonsEver
If you missed out on FXX's #EverySimpsonsEver marathon, or missed watching every episode of The Simpsons the first time it aired, then now you can catch up with any episode, anytime, as FX Networks is unveiling its "Simpsons World" app and experience today. SimpsonsWorld.com asks for authentication ... [Read More]
Ice Cube Gets Angry and Adorable on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'
by Megh Wright During his visit to last night's Jimmy Kimmel Live, actor and rapper Ice Cube was tasked with reciting some very sweet lines about rainbows, Crate and Barrel gift cards, and apple picking in the toughest, angriest way possible. Watch his interview below: 0 Comments... [Read More]
FX releases all 552 “Simpsons” episodes available to stream today
FX got a huge bump in ratings and broke records with their colossal “Every Simpsons Ever’ marathon. Since then, the channel has focused on providing a four to six hour block dedicated to the beloved animated series Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday. Just in case that wasn&rsq... [Read More]