• Trevor Noah announces Loud and Clear arena tour

    Comedian Trevor Noah announced a 6-month, 28-city tour on Monday. The Loud and Clear tour will start in Toronto on January 11, 2019. Other major stops include, Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, and Philadelphia. The first part of the tour comes to a close in Houston on June 22. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah host then has a three-month break and officially concludes his shows in Medford, MA on November 15.

    Read more

    Ted Alexandro stresses the importance of owning your own comedy special in 2018 (Interview)

    Ted Alexandro is a beloved comic’s comic who continues to add to his prolific career. During his 25+ years in the industry, he has had two half-hour specials on Comedy Central, appeared on a variety of late night shows, and performed at iconic venues like Madison Square Garden and Carnegie Hall. If you’re a fan of stand-up, you should be a fan of the New York-native currently touring with Jim

    Read more

    Pete Davidson, Ariana Grande break up following Mac Miller overdose

    Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande split up over the weekend. TMZ broke the news Sunday and it was confirmed by People Monday morning. The two got engaged in June after a brief whirlwind romance. The engagement between the Saturday Night Live star and the pop recording artist had been heavily commented on amongst diehard Stans. Grande broke up with her serious boyfriend, the recently deceased rapper-producer, Mac Miller on May

    Read more

    Issa Rae crowned American Princess in Paul Feig rom-com

    Issa Rae, co-creator and star of HBO’s Insecure is slated to play the lead role in Paul Feig’s upcoming romantic comedy American Princess. The 20th Century Fox production will star Rae as an American transplant in London who gets “drawn into a world of wealth and high society and falls in love in a very unexpected way.” Feig adds American Princess to his ever-growing list of female-fronted comedy productions, such

    Read more

    Adam McKay admits to Funny Or Die exit earlier this year

    Funny or Die co-founder Adam McKay confirmed that he parted ways with the comedy video powerhouse earlier this year. The acclaimed writer, producer, and director will still remain an executive producer on series like Sarah Silverman’s Hulu show, I Love You, America and No Activity on CBS All Access. McKay founded the site in 2007 with his friends, comedian Will Ferrell and screenwriter and producer Chris Henchy. His recent involvement with

    Read more

    Dave Chappelle on CNN calls for more ‘cultural sensitivity’ and says comedians should ‘listen more’ (Video)

    Dave Chappelle is in the news again for talking about Donald Trump. CNN released a clip of Van Jones’s Saturday night interview with the iconic stand-up comedian. Sitting down with Jones, Chappelle revisits comments he made about giving Donald Trump “a chance” shortly after the 2016 election when hosting SNL. Many at the time were outraged and dismissive of the comments and Chappelle now regrets them as well. In the interview, he concedes, “I don’t like

    Read more

    Why Lena Dunham thinks Daniel Tosh is a misogynist

    On a recent appearance on Andy Cohen’s gossipy blabfest Watch What Happens Live, wherein the Bravo king instructed her to “name one celebrity in Hollywood who you think is the biggest misogynist,” Dunham selected the Tosh.0 comedian. After performing what could be described as a moist inhalation of thoughtful contempt and measured dread, Dunham answered. “This is a roughie because there’s so many.” After a brief laugh, the celebrated actress,

    Read more

    Kevin Hart, Nickelodeon team up for kids’ content

    Comedy mogul Kevin Hart and his company HartBeat Productions have agreed to a first-look deal to produce shows with Nickelodeon, the company announced yesterday. The deal will give Hart’s production company the ability to produce live-action scripted kids’ content for the network. “I’m excited to inherit this terrific content deal with Kevin Hart just as I step into my new role at Nickelodeon,” said Brian Robbins, the new Nickelodeon president. “Kevin is

    Read more

    Laugh Exchange app moves comedy game show to the afternoon (Exclusive)

    In the same week Bo Burnham said that comedy clubs should be “torn down,” the innovative mobile comedy app Laugh Exchange is altering its format to make the app more accessible. Laugh Exchange is moving the times of its show format from 8:00 p.m. EST to 12:30 p.m. EST on Monday, Wednesday and Friday in order to accommodate the schedules of its users, who previously had to wait until after 1:00

    Read more

    Louis CK: I’ve been ‘to hell and back’ and lost $35 million (Exclusive)

    The Louis C.K. comeback controversy continues to unfold. The still-adored stand-up comedian—who last year admitted to frequent workplace sexual harassment by masturbating in front of or asking to masturbate in front of multiple women—has dropped in at multiple New York City comedy clubs this week, Laughspin has confirmed. Unlike his previous controversial appearances, the fallen star is finally talking about the sexual misconduct and what he’s been up to the

    Read more

    Seth Meyers midterm election coverage will be live on Late Night

    NBC’s twilight talk show Late Night With Seth Meyers will go live on Election Night to offer the nation some “real-time commentary and analysis on the day’s consequential midterm elections,” according to the network’s official press release. Meyers, the former Saturday Night Live writer and host of Weekend Update, will air his show on Tuesday, November 6 at 12:35 a.m. ET, just hours after polls close and the majority of

    Read more

    6 Times Seth Meyers Won Saturday Night Live

    Seth Meyers is coming back to host Saturday Night Live this week after leaving the cast in 2014. We think that’s pretty awesome! In 13 years on the show, Meyers was a cast member, a Weekend Update host, and served as head writer for almost nine years. While he left the show to replace Jimmy Fallon at Late Night, his time on SNL gave birth to iconic sketches, timeless characters,

    Read more

    Jaboukie Young-White calls Trevor Noah ‘vintage millennial’ in Daily Show debut

    Newcomer Jaboukie Young-White established his role as Senior Youth Correspondent for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. On his first night, Young-White explained to Trevor Noah why young people don’t vote. The Chicago native made the case that the system is old and outdated, like his new boss who he referred to as vintage millennial. “Why are we still using paper to vote?! …Can’t you just Postmates the election to

    Read more

    Daily Show, Trevor Noah add Jaboukie Young-White to fake news team

    Jaboukie Young-White is the newest (and youngest) correspondent for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Comedy Central announced Thursday. Young-White joins The World’s Fakest News Team alongside Noah, Ronny Chieng, Michael Kosta, Desi Lydic, Dulcé Sloan, and Roy Wood Jr. Audiences will enjoy the latest addition to the crew immediately. Everyone has been talking about the 24-year-old Chicago native. Variety put him on this year’s 20 Comedians You Should and Will

    Read more

    Tituss Burgess LGBTQ flight will have drag crew, DJ (Video)

    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmitt star Tituss Burgess has partnered with Virgin Airlines for the first-ever “Pride Flight.” The one-off Trans-Atlantic flight will depart from London and land in New York City for the 2019 World Pride. Virgin Airlines has set the flight up as the ultimate pre-party for the event. The flight will come with a new kind of in-seat entertainment including performances by drag queens, speed-dating, a Judy Garland sing-along,

    Read more
    WP-Backgrounds Lite by InoPlugs Web Design and Juwelier Schönmann 1010 Wien