TV/Movies

Kathy Griffin will crank out four stand-up specials for Bravo in one year

By | January 5, 2011 at 12:24 pm | 3 comments

Kathy Griffin has just landed a deal with Bravo to air four, yes, FOUR new stand-up comedy specials in 2011 – one in each quarter of the year. And yes, each one will be an hour long. "We are continuing to expand to new formats and genres and there is no better way to start...

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J.B. Smoove developing sitcom for Fox

By | January 4, 2011 at 2:44 pm | No comments

As a huge fan of Curb Your Enthusiasm, and perhaps bigger fan of the show’s recurring character Leon Black, I was thrilled to see that Fox developing a project starring J.B. Smoove. Smoove and Aaron Shure (writer-producer of The Office) have collaborated with Shawn Levy,...

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Thursday stand-up video: 'The A-List'

By | December 30, 2010 at 6:23 pm | No comments

When I was very little, I would frequently sleep over at my Grandma's house Not just because she waited on me hand and foot but because she had CABLE. More importantly, she had Comedy Central. I would stay up very late watching shows like Who's Line is it Anyway and The A-List....

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Wednesday stand-up video: Maria Bamford

By | December 22, 2010 at 9:53 am | No comments

Maria "The Bammer" Bamford appeared on The Late Late Show last week and I was thrilled to watch it go down. I know that if you had missed this, you'd regret it forever. So here you...

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Would you vote George Lopez for mayor?

By | December 21, 2010 at 4:43 pm | No comments

This morning, hugely popular comedian and talk show host George Lopez told Good Day LA that he was planning on running for mayor of the city in eight years. He said it pretty seriously. So seriously, in fact, that we thought we'd take it kind of seriously. He explains his...

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As promised, Larry King attempts stand-up comedy (VIDEO)

By | December 21, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 5 comments

Last night on The Tonight Show, Jay Leno probed Larry King about his rumored plans to embark on a stand-up comedy tour. After minimal coaxing, the newly-retired broadcaster got up to do a few bits. He stressed that his normal act consists of storytelling. Since time was limited,...

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Saturday Night Live delivers a few gifts before Christmas

By | December 20, 2010 at 3:53 pm | No comments

‘Twas the week before Christmas… and the folks at Saturday Night Live delivered some decent presents for this week’s holiday show. They also delivered a few socks ‘n’ underwear- caliber duds. The funny thing is, they seemed to wrap most of them the same. That is to...

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Comedy Central will roast Donald Trump

By | December 16, 2010 at 4:31 pm | One comment

Donald Trump is leaving the board room and heading to Comedy Central to take his place in front of the dais. The Comedy Central Roast Of Donald Trump is scheduled to tape on March 9, 2011 in New York City and is planned to air that spring. “I’ll show up to the Roast because...

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The Onion's "SportsDome" coming to Comedy Central Jan. 11

By | December 16, 2010 at 12:27 pm | No comments

Finally, a sports show I can get behind. If you are an Onion fan like me and you enjoy a sport once in a while, you will want to watch Onion SportsDome. Set to premiere Jan 11 on Comedy Central at 10:30 pm est, SportsDome promises to deliver "the most intense televised sports...

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