• Norm Macdonald: A Raw and Uncensored Interview

    Norm Macdonald: A Raw and Uncensored Interview

    By The Hollywood Reporter | Is Norm Macdonald the best thing to happen recently to reality TV? The addition of the former “Weekend Update” anchor to Last Comic Standing’s judging roster — joining a returning Roseanne Barr and Keenen Ivory Wayans —has lent the NBC competition some badly needed edge and comedy-world clout in its ninth outing: You’re never quite […]

  • Jerry Lewis is ‘Dead Serious,’ and, yes, it’s a comedy

    Jerry Lewis is ‘Dead Serious,’ and, yes, it’s a comedy

    By John Katsilometes, The Las Vegan Sun | There is a single, apt question for Jerry Lewis, as we meet in his living room and he wearing silk bathrobe and knee-high tube socks. “We were supposed to meet today, right?” “Yes!” he says. “I just forgot and didn’t log the time.” “I can come back …”  “No. Let’s do it now,” he […]

  • The Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump: The View in Hindsight

    The Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump: The View in Hindsight

    By Jack Martinez, Newsweek | CNN polls are now indicating that Donald Trump will be competitive in the general election. This means that, as far as Donald Trump can tell, he will be the nominee and he will also be the next president of the United States of America. Stranger things have happened, probably. As Trump would tell it, since […]

  • Welcome Back: Tracy Morgan Will Return to Comedy on SNL

    Welcome Back: Tracy Morgan Will Return to Comedy on SNL

    By Moriba Cummings, BET | Fans of Tracy Morgan are in for a treat. After he took a hiatus from comedy since early 2014 to tend to his health, the funny man is ready to take the stage again. He will make his official return to the scene on the third episode of the upcoming season of Saturday Night Live. […]

  • Seth Meyers Switches to Seated Monologue

    Seth Meyers Switches to Seated Monologue

    By The Hollywood Reporter | Seth Meyers is changing the monologue format on NBC’s Late Night. On Monday’s show, the Saturday Night Live alum walked straight to his desk when he took the stage and then told all of his topical monologue jokes from behind his desk. The move to a format that more closely resembles “Weekend Update,” which Meyers […]

  • Jon Stewart’s ‘Daily Show’ set is heading to the Newseum

    Jon Stewart’s ‘Daily Show’ set is heading to the Newseum

    CNN Money | Jon Stewart will be history after Thursday’s “Daily Show,” but it’ll be his set that will be going in a museum. The Washington D.C. news-oriented museum, the Newseum, announced on Wednesday that following Stewart’s sign off on Thursday the set where the host spent most of his 16 years will become part of the museum’s collection. This includes […]

 

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/ September 4, 2015 10:36 am

Norm Macdonald: A Raw and Uncensored Interview

By The Hollywood Reporter | Is Norm Macdonald the best thing to happen recently to reality TV? The addition of the former “Weekend Update” anchor to Last Comic Standing’s judging roster — joining a returning Roseanne Barr and Keenen Ivory Wayans —has lent the NBC competition some badly needed edge and comedy-world clout in its ninth outing: You’re never quite […]

/ August 26, 2015 10:15 pm

Jerry Lewis is ‘Dead Serious,’ and, yes, it’s a comedy

By John Katsilometes, The Las Vegan Sun | There is a single, apt question for Jerry Lewis, as we meet in his living room and he wearing silk bathrobe and knee-high tube socks. “We were supposed to meet today, right?” “Yes!” he says. “I just forgot and didn’t log the time.” “I can come back …”  “No. Let’s do it now,” he […]

/ August 21, 2015 9:56 am

The Comedy Central Roast of Donald Trump: The View in Hindsight

By Jack Martinez, Newsweek | CNN polls are now indicating that Donald Trump will be competitive in the general election. This means that, as far as Donald Trump can tell, he will be the nominee and he will also be the next president of the United States of America. Stranger things have happened, probably. As Trump would tell it, since […]

/ August 18, 2015 11:06 am

Welcome Back: Tracy Morgan Will Return to Comedy on SNL

By Moriba Cummings, BET | Fans of Tracy Morgan are in for a treat. After he took a hiatus from comedy since early 2014 to tend to his health, the funny man is ready to take the stage again. He will make his official return to the scene on the third episode of the upcoming season of Saturday Night Live. […]

/ August 12, 2015 10:22 am

Seth Meyers Switches to Seated Monologue

By The Hollywood Reporter | Seth Meyers is changing the monologue format on NBC’s Late Night. On Monday’s show, the Saturday Night Live alum walked straight to his desk when he took the stage and then told all of his topical monologue jokes from behind his desk. The move to a format that more closely resembles “Weekend Update,” which Meyers […]

/ August 6, 2015 1:43 am

Jon Stewart’s ‘Daily Show’ set is heading to the Newseum

CNN Money | Jon Stewart will be history after Thursday’s “Daily Show,” but it’ll be his set that will be going in a museum. The Washington D.C. news-oriented museum, the Newseum, announced on Wednesday that following Stewart’s sign off on Thursday the set where the host spent most of his 16 years will become part of the museum’s collection. This includes […]

/ August 4, 2015 9:51 am

Why the Brilliant Amy Schumer is Wrong This Time

By Carl Unegbu, Comedybeat | Amy Schumer is a hot item in the news these days, both for her well acclaimed new movie Trainwreck as well as for her standup work, where some of her recent remarks have landed her smack in the middle of the raging controversy over political correctness (“PC”). The current Schumer episode in the PC wars […]

/ July 31, 2015 11:45 am

Jon Stewart Performs Rare Stand-Up Set at NYC’s Comedy Cellar

By Ashley Lee, Hollywood Reporter | Did Jon Stewart’s post-Daily Show plans explicitly include a return to stand-up? The exiting Comedy Central late-night host made a rare onstage appearance at the famed Comedy Cellar in New York City on Wednesday night, according to Mediaite. Stewart’s surprise performance at the West Village hangout can be attributed to former Daily Show executive […]

/ July 19, 2015 4:55 pm

Dave Chappelle Opens Up About Making Comeback in Current Racial Climate

By Anita Bennett, The Wrap | “This is a very surprisingly emotionally charged time, so people like me, I think, are very relevant and necessary in sorting through all this,” comedian says Dave Chappelle has never been shy when it comes to race. But the comedian says it’s just a coincidence he’s staging a comeback as the country deals with […]

/ July 3, 2015 11:09 am

‘The Jim Gaffigan Show': Mixing faith and personal concerns to produce TV comedy

By Czarina Ong, Christian Today | Catholic faith and comedy are things that don’t normally go hand in hand. But the combination of these two subjects is exactly what Jim Gaffigan and his wife Jeannie will tackle in the new television show called “The Jim Gaffigan Show.” “Mixing these worlds—the world of stand-up comedy and one’s faith—can provide conflict and […]