Trevor Noah Makes His ‘Daily Show’ Hosting Debut on September 28th
It’s been two months since Comedy Central announced that Trevor Noah will take over The Daily Show after Jon Stewart leaves, and now Noah’s hosting debut has a premiere date. The Daily Show just revealed on Twitter that Noah’s first episode as host will be Monday, September 28th. S... [Read More]
 
Inside the Oldest Standup Comedy Club in New York City
Watch Eat, Drink, Laugh on Vimeo by clicking “purchase” on the player above. Or go here. “I want to get famous by the time I’m 21. I’m 19 now. I give myself two years.” – Eddie Murphy EAT DRINK LAUGH: The Story of The Comic Strip showcases the iconic New Yor... [Read More]
 
Tracy Morgan settles his lawsuit with WalMart
It appears Tracy Morgan’s legal battle with WalMart from the New Jersey highway crash last year has ended. Morgan and his entourage were in a limo bus returning from a show when a WalMart tractor trailer rear ended the vehicle killing James “Jimmy Mack” McNair and left Morgan and t... [Read More]
 
Chris Gethard and the Little ‘TCGS’ That Could
It’s been a long road out of public access, but tonight, The Chris Gethard Show finally makes its cable debut on Fusion at 10:00pm. Since January, Gethard and his team of cast mates, writers, and producers have been hard at work translating their MNN show into Fusion’s new half-hour late... [Read More]
 
The Iconic ‘Late Show with David Letterman’ Marquee Is No More
A week after tearing down David Letterman’s Late Show set, crews at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York went to work this morning in the most symbolic reminder of Letterman’s retirement yet by dismantling the Late Show marquee on Broadway between 53rd and 54th Street. Check out some phot... [Read More]
 
Tracy Morgan Settles Suit Against Walmart a Year After 2014 New Jersey Car Crash
Nearly a year after the New Jersey highway car crash that injured Tracy Morgan and several others and killed his friend James McNair, the SNL alum has settled his suit against Walmart, the company behind the tractor-trailer driver who caused the incident. According to THR, the terms of the settlemen... [Read More]
 
The Laugh Button Podcast #19: Dining with Jen Kirkman (and we feel fine)
Mark and Matt have some big Laugh Button news this week as we’re going on tour this summer. We then meet up with comedian Jen Kirkman to catch a bite to eat and talk about her new Netflix special, I’m Going To Die Alone (And I Feel Fine). New episodes of The Laugh Button Podcast [&hellip... [Read More]
 
Here’s the 22-year-old intern who wrote the #1 and #2 entries on Late Show with David Letterman’s finale Top 10
David Letterman's 33-year career in late-night television memorably gave a lot of would-be comedy writers and producers their own starts in show business as interns, receptionists and pages -- and wouldn't you know it -- even his grand finale held true to that formula. Caroline Schaper, a 22-year-ol... [Read More]
 
Walmart settles out of court with Tracy Morgan, Ardie Fuqua and Jeffrey Millea
Just shy of the one-year anniversary of the fatal wreck on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed comedian "Jimmy Mack" and critically wounded Tracy Morgan, Ardie Fuqua and Morgan's assistant, Walmart has completed out-of-court settlements with the trio of survivors. Papers were filed in federal court,... [Read More]
 
Watch the first tease of Another Period on Comedy Central starring Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome
Prep the flashbulbs because on June 23, a new level of class is coming to Comedy Central. Another Period is an American period sitcom created by and starring Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome. It follows the lives of the Bellacourts, the first family of Newport, Rhode Island at the turn of the 20th ... [Read More]