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T.J. Miller, Kumail Nanjiani launch tech start-up in HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ (Video)

T.J. Miller, Kumail Nanjiani launch tech start-up in HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ (Video)

By | February 10, 2014 at 10:07 am | One comment

HBO has released the teaser for their upcoming show Silicon Valley from Office Space writer Mike Judge. The dark comedy takes place in the Bay Area where tech icons like Steve Jobs got their start. The show features comedians T.J. Miller, Kumail Nanjiani and Thomas Middleditch...

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Jay Leno gets emotional in Tonight Show farewell speech (Video)

Jay Leno gets emotional in Tonight Show farewell speech (Video)

By | February 7, 2014 at 11:42 am | No comments

Jay Leno wished us all a teary "heartfelt goodnight" last evening as he hosted The Tonight Show for the final time after nearly 22 years in the host's chair. The night was filled with his usual on-point monologue jokes, comical callbacks to his favorite Tonight moments, and a...

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Eddie Izzard brings massive Force Majeure tour to U.S.

Eddie Izzard brings massive Force Majeure tour to U.S.

By | January 31, 2014 at 5:54 pm | One comment

Emmy Award-winning British comedian Eddie Izzard is bringing his Force Majeure tour to the United States. Izzard will visit 32 cities this spring, including New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Dallas, and Washington, D.C. The tour takes the star of The Riches to 25 countries on...

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Louis C.K. and Kevin Hart will square off in animal themed animated movie

Louis C.K. and Kevin Hart will square off in animal themed animated movie

By | January 28, 2014 at 1:08 pm | No comments

Two of today's largest stand-up comedy stars will come together in 2016, or at least their voices will. Louis C.K. and Kevin Hart, along with Modern Family's Eric Stonestreet, will lend their voices to the main characters of a Universal animated film being called the Untitled...

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Kevin Hart scores a deal with ABC

Kevin Hart scores a deal with ABC

By | January 28, 2014 at 1:06 pm | No comments

Kevin Hart is at it again! ABC has ordered a multicamera comedy pilot from the superstar stand-up comedian. The untitled project is based on Hart's life and stand-up act, centering on a divorced couple trying to forge a friendship for the sake of their kids. He will executive...

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Comedian Brent Weinbach proves the most iron of all Iron Comics at SF Sketchfest

Comedian Brent Weinbach proves the most iron of all Iron Comics at SF Sketchfest

By | January 25, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments

SAN FRANCISCO – In the end, the audience at Cobb’s Comedy Club gleefully selected the understated, absurdist humor of Brent Weinbach as the winner of Iron Comic last night. So, what does that mean, exactly? Well, for one, it means Weinbach has skills well beyond slinging...

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Tenacious D opens SF Sketchfest with stories, laughs and rock

Tenacious D opens SF Sketchfest with stories, laughs and rock

By | January 24, 2014 at 7:03 pm | One comment

SAN FRANCISCO -- As the 13th edition of SF Sketchfest is upon us, I’m reminded the mark of a truly great comedy festival is not simply amassing as many high-profile and up-and-coming comics as possible and throwing them up onstage throughout a city. It’s about offering the...

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Bill Cosby is returning to television with a new family comedy series

Bill Cosby is returning to television with a new family comedy series

By | January 22, 2014 at 3:00 pm | No comments

It’s official. Bill Cosby, the iconic comedian who revolutionized the family sitcom with The Cosby Show from 1984 to 1994, is returning to television. Late last year he revealed he was working on multiple new projects. And one of those projects is happening at his former...

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Parks and Recreation star Rashida Jones will star in Steve Carell’s pilot for TBS

Parks and Recreation star Rashida Jones will star in Steve Carell’s pilot for TBS

By | January 22, 2014 at 11:56 am | One comment

Steve Carell's comedy pilot for TBS just got a whole lot funnier. Exiting Parks and Recreation actress Rashida Jones will play Angie Tribeca, a strong-willed lone-wolf police veteran of the LAPD's Really Heinous Crimes Unit on Tribeca. Carell will write the script and executive...

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