‘The Interview’ gets live performance in New York this weekend

‘The Interview’ gets live performance in New York this weekend

By | December 22, 2014 at 8:03 pm | No comments

Amidst the growing clusterfuck that has been the infamous Sony Hack and cancellation of the theatrical debut of the James Franco-Seth Rogen comedy The Interview, a silver lining of hope for Freedom of Speech has emerged. New York City's Treehouse Theater will host a live-reading...

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Ari Shaffir’s This Is Not Happening’s Comedy Central debut, one-hour special gets premiere date

Ari Shaffir’s This Is Not Happening’s Comedy Central debut, one-hour special gets premiere date

By | December 22, 2014 at 5:00 pm | No comments

Ari Shaffir is getting promoted from the Internet to television in the new year. Shaffir's storytelling stand-up series This Is Not Happening will make its television debut on Comedy Central on Thursday night, Jan. 22 at 12:30 am EST (technically the wee hours of Friday). This...

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Comedy Central moves @midnight to 11:30 to help Stephen Colbert to Larry Wilmore transition

Comedy Central moves @midnight to 11:30 to help Stephen Colbert to Larry Wilmore transition

By | December 22, 2014 at 3:16 pm | No comments

Comedy Central's faux game show @midnight will be @eleventhirty for a couple of weeks. Chris Hardwick and his show's hit #HashtagWars will play at 11:30 pm after The Daily Show with Jon Stewart for two weeks starting Jan. 5. Hardwick's @midnight will fill in for The Colbert...

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Parks and Recreation final season starts Jan. 13 so let’s watch this teaser and cry (Video)

Parks and Recreation final season starts Jan. 13 so let’s watch this teaser and cry (Video)

By | December 18, 2014 at 1:42 pm | No comments

Comedy fans will rejoice on Tuesday, Jan. 13 when Parks and Recreation returns for an all new season. Those same fans, however, will be engaged in bittersweet observance every week as Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman, Chris Pratt, Aubrey Plaza, Aziz Ansari and co. say goodbye to the...

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Stephen Colbert breaks character: Watch 13-minute supercut of every time The Colbert Report host lost it (Video)

Stephen Colbert breaks character: Watch 13-minute supercut of every time The Colbert Report host lost it (Video)

By | December 18, 2014 at 12:43 pm | No comments

After 10 seasons on Comedy Central, The Colbert Report and its beloved leader Stephen Colbert will air its final episode tonight at 10:30 pm ET. While we can sit here and cry about the ever deepening hole inside of us that will be left raw and bloody after Colbert leaves, let us...

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Judd Apatow’s stand-up comedy resurrection

Judd Apatow’s stand-up comedy resurrection

By | December 18, 2014 at 10:36 am | 4 comments

Immaturity is funny, so says all-American comedy maven Judd Apatow, who’s best known for creating the genius, short-lived, cult TV show, Freaks and Geeks and his ensuing plethora of raunchy blockbusters. What Judd’s not so known for is his abridged stand-up career, which ran...

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FXX snags Axe Cop, Lucas Bros Moving Co., more for Animation Domination High-Def

FXX snags Axe Cop, Lucas Bros Moving Co., more for Animation Domination High-Def

By | December 18, 2014 at 9:43 am | One comment

The Lucas Brothers are returning to television, along with several other animated comedy series. Animation Domination High-Def late-night programming block from Fox will relaunch on FXX in the new year. New episodes of Lucas Bros. Moving Co. will be joined by new Stone Quackers...

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Jon Stewart calls Congress bill “the Bill Cosby of legislation” (Video)

Jon Stewart calls Congress bill “the Bill Cosby of legislation” (Video)

By | December 17, 2014 at 3:40 pm | No comments

Congress recently passed the sneaky Cromnibus spending bill last week and Daily Show host Jon Stewart was not about to let politicians' bullshit go undetected, calling it "the Bill Cosby of legislation." The 1,600-page budget bill is a routine piece of legislation that decides...

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Broken Lizard score TBS comedy pilot ‘Quality Time’

Broken Lizard score TBS comedy pilot ‘Quality Time’

By | December 17, 2014 at 2:10 pm | No comments

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...

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