Last Comic Standing strike, 15 editors walk out, demand union contract with health benefits and pension

Last Comic Standing strike, 15 editors walk out, demand union contract with health benefits and pension

By | April 21, 2014 at 5:08 pm | One comment

Last Comic Standing will make it’s triumphant return May 22 on NBC— unless, of course, an editors strike totally derails the network’s plans. Deadline.com is reporting that approximately 15 editors and assistant editors walked off the job today, part of a strike...

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More Julia Louis-Dreyfus! HBO’s Veep, Silicon Valley renewed for 2015

More Julia Louis-Dreyfus! HBO’s Veep, Silicon Valley renewed for 2015

By | April 21, 2014 at 3:34 pm | No comments

HBO's Emmy Award-winning Veep and freshman comedy Silicon Valley have both been renewed for another season. HBO Programming president Michael Lombardo made the announcement today following a recent two-season renewal of Game of Thrones. The whacky vice-presidential comedy Veep...

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John Oliver on Miss America Nina Davuluri, tells Matt Lauer high school students need to ‘stop asking out supermodels’ (Video)

John Oliver on Miss America Nina Davuluri, tells Matt Lauer high school students need to ‘stop asking out supermodels’ (Video)

By | April 21, 2014 at 2:47 pm | No comments

John Oliver announced his decision to leave The Daily Show with Jon Stewart five months ago, and ever since fans of the British comedian have been wondering if the move to his own HBO series Last Week Tonight would be a smart one. Well, this Sunday at 11 pm ET, Last Week Tonight...

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DreamWorks Rihanna movie ‘Home’ with Jennifer Lopez, Jim Parsons, Steve Martin is historical! Will Rihanna become comedy star?

DreamWorks Rihanna movie ‘Home’ with Jennifer Lopez, Jim Parsons, Steve Martin is historical! Will Rihanna become comedy star?

By | April 21, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments

Rihanna is best known as a chart-topping pop star with hit songs like “Diamonds,” “Pour it Up” and “Umbrella” or a party gal who loves wearing mesh bodysuits with marijuana leaves to celebrate 420 or the ex girlfriend of professional scumbag Chris Brown or expert...

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Burning Daylight: Comedian Jessica Watkins’ 3,000 mile walking journey filmed for documentary

Burning Daylight: Comedian Jessica Watkins’ 3,000 mile walking journey filmed for documentary

By | April 20, 2014 at 9:18 pm | 4 comments

When a comedian tells you they're going on the road, you assume that they'll be spending countless hours cramped in a Honda Civic downing 5-Hour Energy shots and eating gas station tuna fish sandwiches. But New York City comedian Jessica Watkins is touring the United States in a...

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Woody Allen, John Turturro star in ‘Fading Gigilo,’ opening this weekend (Video)

Woody Allen, John Turturro star in ‘Fading Gigilo,’ opening this weekend (Video)

By | April 17, 2014 at 11:54 pm | No comments

It’s rare to see Woody Allen starring in a film not his own. But John Turturro convinced Allen to star in Turturro’s upcoming Fading Gigolo, including fellow cast members Sharon Stone, Vanessa Paradis, Sofia Vergara and Liev Schreiber. Written and directed by Tuturro, Woody...

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Chelsea Clinton’s pregnancy perfect excuse to watch her Daily Show with Jon Stewart appearance (Video)

Chelsea Clinton’s pregnancy perfect excuse to watch her Daily Show with Jon Stewart appearance (Video)

By | April 17, 2014 at 5:02 pm | One comment

Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton, announced she's pregnant, revealing that she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting their first child later this year. Clinton made the announcement during an event today for the "No Ceilings: The Full...

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David Letterman, Jon Stewart, Jimmy Kimmel to honor Don Rickles during Spike TV’s ‘One Night Only’

David Letterman, Jon Stewart, Jimmy Kimmel to honor Don Rickles during Spike TV’s ‘One Night Only’

By | April 17, 2014 at 4:00 pm | One comment

Don Rickles will get the Don Rickles treatment from fellow comedians on May 28 on Spike TV during One Night Only: an All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles with David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Jimmy Kimmel and Bob Newhart entertaining and celebrating the comedy...

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Spike TV renews Adam Carolla’s ‘Catch A Contractor’ for second season (Video)

Spike TV renews Adam Carolla’s ‘Catch A Contractor’ for second season (Video)

By | April 17, 2014 at 2:25 pm | One comment

Podcasting pioneer and comedian Adam Carolla's new Spike TV gig hosting Catch A Contractor seems to be working out well. The network has renewed the show for a 10-episode second season. Catch A Contractor follows Carolla, who worked as a carpenter before his Man Show days,...

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