• Kevin Hart is fine; announces Netflix stand-up special

    Kevin Hart will release his first Netflix original stand-up special on Tuesday, April 2. On Instagram, Hart told his followers, “Mark your calendars damn it.” Fresh off of not-hosting this year’s Oscars, titled Kevin Hart: Irresponsible, will feature the comic joking about his “friends, family, travel…and a year filled with irresponsible behavior.” The hour-long special was taped during the Irresponsible Tour’s sold-out stop in London. As we all know by

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    Santa Clarita Diet family faces new challenges in Season Three trailer

    Santa Clarita Diet returns to Netflix for Season Three and the new official trailer hints at some juicy plot twists to sink your teeth into. In the trailer, realtor-turned zombie Sheila (Drew Barrymore) and her still-human husband Joel (Timothy Olyphant) face a whole new set of questions surrounding their new lives together. Will daughter Abby (Liv Hewson) get fed up living with her blood-hungry mom? Is the ‘Bewarew The Knights

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    Brody Stevens tattoos honor late comedian’s positive energy

    The comedy world lost beloved comedian Brody Stevens last month. The cut-out-of-Funny People star inspired many with his unique blend of weirdness on stage and his sincerity off of it. People close to Stevens got some permanent ink to keep his memory visibly alive each day. Comedian Eric Oligny, fan Janet Owen, Laughspin intern Mary Stevens, and fan Monica got Brody Stevens tattoos at the Shamrock Social Club in West

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    SNL recap: Watch Idris Elba crush it on Saturday Night Live

    Thes new Idris Elba Netflix comedy, Turn Up Charlie, debuts March 15. This week, the Wire star hosted Saturday Night Live to show off his comedic chops. It was Elba’s first time hosting the Saturday Night sketch show and he threw himself into it, doing a variety of characters and accents. The show had a lot of sketches that featured social commentary and current events this week—with a few twists.

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    SMILF canceled at Showtime; Frankie Shaw loses overall deal with ABC

    SMILF is canceled after two seasons on Showtime amidst allegations against star and creator Frankie Shaw. Back in December, Shaw was accused of several disturbing rumors about sexual misconduct on set including not closing the set for a sex scene and yanking actress Samara Weaving’s shirt down after she refused to do a nude scene. The remainder of the second season will come out as scheduled, but Shaw’s overall deal

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    Whoopi Goldberg on The View: Pneumonia almost killed me.

    Whoopi Goldberg is recovering after a serious case of pneumonia that almost killed the Sister Act star. The star had missed episodes of The View, but on Friday’s show, she sent in a video message to explain her absence. In the video, Golberg reveals that she had pneumonia in both lungs and was septic. The condition was life-threatening but the Ghost star assures viewers she is on the mend. Before playing

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    Simpsons pull Michael Jackson episode; eery similarities to Leaving Neverland accusations

    The Simpsons episode featuring guest star Michael Jackson is getting pulled from circulation. The news comes after the explosive HBO documentary Leaving Neverland alleged Jackson sexually abused two young boys in the 1990s. In the 1991 Simpsons episode, Stark Raving Dad, the singer voiced Leon Kompowsky, a patient Homer meets in a mental institution. Leon says he is a singer, but no one believes him at first, not able to

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    Late night round-up: Rachel Feinstein, Dwayne Perkins

    The late night landscape featured a couple of strong stand-up performances this week. Dwayne Perkins and Rache Feinstein delivered funny sets with tight jokes about family. Neither comedian is new to TV or should be new to you. Enjoy some more stand-up from these two comedy vets in this week’s late night round-up. The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Late Night with Seth Meyers Late Show with Stephen Colbert Dwayne Perkins

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    How High 2 comes out on 420 Day; Mike Epps returns as Baby Powder

    How High 2, a sequel to the classic 2001 stoner comedy, will appropriately premiere on April 20, 2019—and Mike Epps will return as the pimp-slapping Baby Powder. How High starred rappers Method Man and Redman as two underachievers who smoke their dead friend’s ashes and get into Harvard University when their friend’s ghost gives them the answers to an SAT-like test. The two will not return for the sequel. Epps’s

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    Comedy Central prioritizes original web series with new YouTube channel

    Comedy Central expanded its commitment to original digital programming this week. The network dropped a teaser video on Wednesday to announce the new Comedy Central Originals YouTube channel. The new YouTube channel is a “one-stop shop” for Comedy Central’s original digital content. It also aims to showcase emerging talent that has not yet made it onto the network. Comedy Central Originals will offer fans new and returning digital series, social

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    Barstool Sports slammed by YouTube star for stealing video

    Barstool Sports is in hot water after YouTube star Miel Bredouw posted a thread about her alleged experiences with the media outlet. The Los Angeles-based writer and comedian states in the thread that Barstool Sports posted a video she made without crediting her or asking her permission. After Bredouw reported the video, Barstool Sports tried to give her money to remove the DMCA report she had filed against them before starting their

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    Idris Elba celebrates SNL hosting gig with Aidy Bryant in promo video

    Idris Elba got the call almost every actor wants to receive: He’s hosting Saturday Night Live. In the teaser video for this week’s show, Elba walks down the street in Manhattan wearing a cardigan and beanie hat when he receives the news. That magical call instantly transports him from the sidewalk straight to the SNL sound stage in Rockefeller Center. Elba strolls straight past the bumbling intern into Studio 8H. A

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    Former Daily Show correspondent to lead ‘evil’ CBS drama

    Aasif Mandvi is evil. Well, he may not actually be evil, but he is co-starring in the new CBS drama called Evil. The former Daily Show correspondent is excited to”play a guy named Ben” in the upcoming supernatural pilot. Mandvi plays deeply skeptical, blue-collar carpenter Ben. He is recruited to join a priest-in-training named David to investigate mysterious situations with a clinical psychologist named Kristen. The British comedian stars with

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    Ali Wong ramps up acting resume with virtual reality project

    Ali Wong has crossed over into artificial intelligence. The Baby Cobra comedian is lending her voice for the upcoming virtual reality project called Bonfire from Baobab Studios. The interactive, alien-themed adventure allows the comic and writer to continue her voiceover work. Just last year, Wong lent her vocal talents to Ralph Breaks the Internet and to the children’s animated series OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes. Bonfire is an interactive story

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    RuPaul’s Drag Race star Nina West: I’m the John Goodman of drag

    Bob the Drag Queen, Bianca Del Rio, Katya Zamolodchikova. Many iconic comedy queens have become household names after performing on RuPaul’s Drag Race and this season Nina West is set to be the next big comedy icon in the world of drag. Before competing on Drag Race, West won Entertainer of the Year in 2008. She also started the Nina West Fund which raises money for charities through drag performances.

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