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The Laughspin interview with Nikki Glaser of ‘Nikki & Sara Live’

The Laughspin interview with Nikki Glaser of ‘Nikki & Sara Live’

By | July 30, 2013 at 11:43 am | No comments

Comedians Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer are about to unleash a second season of their late-night show Nikki & Sara Live—in fact, it’s going down tonight at 11 pm ET on MTV. Glaser and Schaefer created their podcast You Had to be There in 2011 and ever since the comedians’ popularity have grown exponentially. MTV brass obviously saw the potential to create a more...


Nikki Glaser, Brody Stevens, Jonah Ray and 14 more comedians to film half-hour specials for Comedy Central

Nikki Glaser, Brody Stevens, Jonah Ray and 14 more comedians to film half-hour specials for Comedy Central

By | February 14, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments

Comedy Central will kick off its second year of filming its new half-hour comedy special series, plainly titled The Half Hour, which replaced the network’s original 30-minute stand-up series Comedy Central Presents. All shows will tape in Boston Feb. 26 through March 1 at the Royale. The complete list of comedians is below. Nikki Glaser (pictured) Jared Logan Dan St. more...


David O’Doherty and Jesse Popp bring Comedy Central’s ‘Half Hour’ to a close (Preview videos)

David O’Doherty and Jesse Popp bring Comedy Central’s ‘Half Hour’ to a close (Preview videos)

By | June 13, 2012 at 9:48 am | No comments

I first saw Irish comic David O'Doherty years ago in Montreal, when he performed on Andy Kindler's popular Alternative Show and have been keeping an interested eye on him ever since. So, naturally I'm super excited to see him score his own half-hour special for Comedy Central. Known for using his tiny electric keyboard to drive some of his jokes, he's the type of comic more...


The Half-Hour on Comedy Central continues with Na’im Lynn and Neal Brennan (Videos)

The Half-Hour on Comedy Central continues with Na’im Lynn and Neal Brennan (Videos)

By | May 14, 2012 at 10:29 am | No comments

The first week of Comedy Central's new stand-up showcase show The Half Hour is behind us. Did you check out Rory Scovel and Michael Palascak on Friday? What did you think? Well, the second week is upon us. And as we'll be doing every Monday morning, it's time to gift you guys with a pair of previews. This Friday, Comedy Central Stand-Up presents Na'im Lynn at 11 pm and more...


Chelsea Handler, The Muppets, Kevin Hart among performers for Montreal’s Just For Laughs fest

Chelsea Handler, The Muppets, Kevin Hart among performers for Montreal’s Just For Laughs fest

By | May 9, 2012 at 6:18 pm | No comments

It's the longest running comedy festival in the world. And this year, its celebrating 30 years from July 12 - 29. Festival organizers announced the huge lineup moments ago, via Twitter. And they kicked things off telling its followers that on July 26, The Muppets will be there. Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Pepe the King Prawn, Dr. Bunsen more...


‘The Half-Hour’ premieres Friday on Comedy Central with Rory Scovel, Michael Palascak (Videos)

‘The Half-Hour’ premieres Friday on Comedy Central with Rory Scovel, Michael Palascak (Videos)

By | May 7, 2012 at 11:58 am | 3 comments

One of the reasons I became obsessed with stand-up comedy was Comedy Central Presents, Comedy Central's long-running series of 30-minute stand-up specials, which shined a light on great up and coming comedians. I even made my own "mixtape" of sorts, where one VHS tape housed CCPs from Greg Giraldo, Nick Swardson, Mitch Hedberg, Zach Galifianakis and more. Don't make fun. more...


Comedy Central adds more stand-up programming with Bonnaroo partnership

Comedy Central adds more stand-up programming with Bonnaroo partnership

By | April 6, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 3 comments

Comedy Central has planned to put more stand-up comedy on their network in recent months. Although we lost Comedy Central Presents, we have gained The Half Hour, TJ Miller's Mash Up, another season of John Oliver's stand-up show, and several one-hour specials from some of our favorite comedians (did you check out Jo Koy's recent special? Finish reading this then go do more...


Joe Mande, Garfunkel & Oates and more will tape half hour specials for Comedy Central

Joe Mande, Garfunkel & Oates and more will tape half hour specials for Comedy Central

By | February 20, 2012 at 11:43 am | No comments

The Comedy Central Presents half-hour special was a staple goal for many stand-up comedians. It helped bring now popular comedians, such as Dane Cook, Jim Gaffigan and Mitch Hedberg, into the mainstream. Comedy Central did not order a new season of Presents for 2012, but it will be reborn as a new series of stand-up specials called, The Half Hour. And a dozen great comics more...


Eugene Mirman, Jon Benjamin, Kristen Schaal and more join Fox animated show

By | December 1, 2009 at 6:51 pm | No comments

Sick of watching the same Family Guy re-runs over and over? Me neither. But there is a promising new option under way for fans of animated hilarity. Fox is getting ready to air Bob’s Burgers, an animated comedy from Loren Bouchard and Jim Dauterive, the minds behind Dr. Katz and King of the Hill, respectively. What’s more, comedians Eugene Mirman, H. Jon Benjamin, more...