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Louis C.K., Zach Galifianakis FX clown comedy series is happening

Louis C.K., Zach Galifianakis FX clown comedy series is happening

By | August 28, 2014 at 2:28 pm | No comments

Remember that Louis C.K./Zach Galifianakis pilot we told you about? Well, it's happening. FX ordered 10 episodes of Baskets, a comedy series co-created by C.K., Galifianakis and showrunner Jonathan Krisel. Baskets stars the Hangover star as Chip Baskets as he pursues his dream,...

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Joan Rivers rushed to hospital, in critical condition (Updates)

Joan Rivers rushed to hospital, in critical condition (Updates)

By | August 28, 2014 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments

Comedy icon Joan Rivers was rushed to the hospital this morning when she stopped breathing during a throat surgery and is currently in critical condition, according to the New York Police Department. The 81-year-old comedian was having surgery on her vocal chords and at one...

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Ellen DeGeneres confronts nude Chelsea Handler on Chelsea Lately finale (Video)

Ellen DeGeneres confronts nude Chelsea Handler on Chelsea Lately finale (Video)

By | August 27, 2014 at 3:30 pm | One comment

Comedian Chelsea Handler ended her reign as the only woman on late night on Tuesday on the series finale of her E! talk show Chelsea Lately. One fellow female comedy star confronted Handler during one of her recurring nude shower sketches before the director yelled one final,...

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Netflix releases Jim Jefferies trailer for ‘Bare’ and you should watch it (Video)

Netflix releases Jim Jefferies trailer for ‘Bare’ and you should watch it (Video)

By | August 27, 2014 at 1:55 pm | No comments

Netflix has made a huge push for quality original comedy programming recently and we’re about to start enjoying the warm, squishy, hilarious fruits of their labor— in the form of Jim Jefferies’ newest stand-up comedy special Bare, which becomes available on Netflix this...

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Jon Stewart’s 10-minute Ferguson, Michael Brown segment is amazing (Video)

Jon Stewart’s 10-minute Ferguson, Michael Brown segment is amazing (Video)

By | August 27, 2014 at 12:52 pm | No comments

As tensions in Ferguson, Missouri fail to wane, Jon Stewart and the writers at The Daily Show succeeded in putting the coverage of the Michael Brown shooting in great perspective. On last night’s Daily Show, Stewart opens the show congratulating Stephen Colbert and The Colbert...

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Homer Simpson takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)

Homer Simpson takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)

By | August 27, 2014 at 11:48 am | No comments

Though the Ice Bucket Challenge began nearly one month ago the viral charity campaign is still going strong, having raised $94.3 million to date. Compare that to the $2.7 million The ALS Association raised last year during the same period. Impressive! The latest comedy star to...

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Rain Pryor doesn’t approve of Richard Pryor biopic: No one desires to know the truth (Exclusive)

Rain Pryor doesn’t approve of Richard Pryor biopic: No one desires to know the truth (Exclusive)

By | August 26, 2014 at 11:32 pm | One comment

While comedy fans rejoiced today due to both Oprah Winfrey and director Lee Daniels confirming Mike Epps will play iconic comedian Richard Pryor in an upcoming biopic, Pryor's daughter Rain doesn't share the excitement, and for good reason. "I don't approve of the biopic...

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Billy Crystal’s Robin Williams Emmys tribute: Read and watch the full speech

Billy Crystal’s Robin Williams Emmys tribute: Read and watch the full speech

By | August 26, 2014 at 4:09 pm | 2 comments

If you missed Billy Crystal’s tribute to Robin Williams last night during the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, we’ve dropped the full video below. We’ve also transcribed the entire speech. Enjoy. He made us laugh. Hard. Every time you saw him. On television, movies,...

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Mike Epps, not Nick Cannon, cast as Richard Pryor: Oprah and Lee Daniels confirm

Mike Epps, not Nick Cannon, cast as Richard Pryor: Oprah and Lee Daniels confirm

By | August 26, 2014 at 1:22 pm | No comments

Although it looked like Nick Cannon had snagged the role of iconic Richard Pryor in the upcominc biopic about the late, ground-breaking comedian, it seems veteran comedian Mike Epps has officially been cast. Both Oprah Winfrey and director Lee Daniels have confirmed Epps as the...

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