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Darci Lynne performs a duet on the finals of America’s Got Talent 2017

Young ventriloquist Darci Lynne has been the darling of this summer’s 2017 season of America’s Got Talent on NBC, and she proved tough to beat with her final live vote-getting performance Tuesday, singing a duet for two different puppets to “With a Little Help From My Friends.” Find out Wednesday if she wins AGT…roll it!

Preacher Lawson performs on the finals of America’s Got Talent 2017

Stand-up comedian Preacher Lawson was a New Face in Montreal this summer as well as a new face to America on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, and Lawson made it all the way to Tuesday’s live finals competition. He acted out an encounter he had with a homeless man. Was his characterization enough to earn your […]

Jimmy Kimmel rips U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy for misleading America on health care, using Kimmel’s name in vain

“Health care is boring. I don’t want to talk about it.” But talk about it Jimmy Kimmel must, as the latest worst idea from the Republicans on dismantling the American health-care system, aka the Graham-Cassidy Bill, is being rushed through by a U.S. Senator, Bill Cassidy (R-La.), who recently appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live and […]

Highlights from winners at the 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards

Would you believe Saturday Night Live took home the most Emmy Awards in 2017? Weird, right. But without Game of Thrones, or Mad Men, or Breaking Bad, or The Sopranos before them, there was no eligible primetime drama that really caught America’s full attention as much as the news and the fact that the news […]

Shane Torres defends Guy Fieri, on Conan

Shane Torres returned to Conan on Monday night, and if you’ve heard this bit off of his new album, which already has gone viral, now you can watch it, too. Torres has a bone to pick with people who have a bone to pick with Guy Fieri. Roll the clip! You can watch a half-hour […]

Saturday Night Live finally airing live in Mountain and Pacific time zones, too

After four decades and a couple of years, the folks on the West Coast and Rocky Mountains will get to watch SNL when the East Coast does, actually live on the TV. Sorry, Hawaii and Alaska. Double sorry, Guam. NBC announced today that it’ll air Saturday Night Live at 11:30 p.m. Eastern, 10:30 p.m. Central, 9:30 p.m. […]

The Opposition w/Jordan Klepper announces team of “Citizen Journalists” comedy correspondents

Jordan Klepper will have his own news team of “Citizen Journalists” when he debuts The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper on Comedy Central next Monday night after The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Welcome Tim Baltz, Laura Grey, Aaron Jackson, Josh Sharp, Kobi Libii and Niccole Thurman! “Like the dodgeball captain I once longed to be, I finally got […]

Seeso will shut down Nov. 8, 2017

You still have time to watch your favorite Seeso shows and specials on Seeso. Just not much time. The NBCUniversal comedy streaming platform notified subscribers overnight that the service will shut down once and for all on Nov. 8, 2017. Here’s the letter: Dear Seeso-ers, Please note moving forward, you will no longer be billed […]

Episode #172: Jimmy Shubert

Jimmy Shubert was just a kid from Philly who wanted to be a magician. That’s how he started in show business, before moving to Los Angeles in the 1980s and taking a job at The Comedy Store, where he became the kid in Sam Kinison’s outlaws of comedy crew. That led to development deals and […]

Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld and Ellen DeGeneres star in new Netflix ad with hit series casts

During the Emmys, Netflix not only served notice with the number of awards it won in the ceremonies, but also in an extended TV ad showcasing four of its hit series with four of its exclusive A-list stand-up comedians making specials on the streaming giant. You could see Dave Chappelle interact with the kids from […]

Taylor Tomlinson’s Conan debut

Taylor Tomlinson has made late-night TV appearances before, as the host of Laughs, but on Thursday night she made her “proper” TV debut, introduced by Conan O’Brien on Conan. Tomlinson joked about how and when you realize just how much your parents messed up while trying to raise you, and how hers coerced her into […]

All Things Comedy mounting first festival in Phoenix for October 2017

The folks at All Things Comedy are putting on their first-ever ATC festival this October in Phoenix. The podcast network founded by Al Madrigal and Bill Burr will celebrate their wide-ranging community of funny folks from Oct. 26-29, 2017, at Stand Up Live in Phoenix. Lineup so far includes many of comedy’s most popular podcasts, […]

Trevor Noah will host The Daily Show through at least 2022

Nothing like your first Emmy Award, right Trevor Noah? Then again, how about a five-year contract upgrade?! Noah has agreed to a contract extension with Comedy Central that not only keeps him behind the anchor desk of  The Daily Show with Trevor Noah through 2022, but also allows him to host and produce annual end-of-the-year special editions […]

Jim Carrey returns to TV, starring in new Showtime comedy series “Kidding”

No kidding! Showtime doubled down on its investment in the Jim Carrey business — days after renewing his series, I’m Dying Up Here, the network announced it’s picking up a half-hour comedy called Kidding that’ll not only star Carrey but also reunite him with director Michel Gondry. Gondry, of course, wrote and directed Carrey in […]

Making a Pitch for comedy writers at Funny or Die

In ye olden times, you’d hear about a comedy friend or friend of a friend claiming to write for The Tonight Show or Letterman, sending in jokes by fax. In 2017, what’s a fax? Funny or Die has not only made an app for that, but also perhaps revolutionized the process of finding new comedy […]

The Chris Gethard Show will livestream and interact with Reddit for special event episode

Getting on the front page of Reddit is a huge deal. Taking over Reddit for a livestream is a first! And The Chris Gethard Show will be first to attempt a live interactive TV/internet experience this Thursday in a partnership between Turner’s truTV network and Reddit. This week’s episode of TCGS, with special guest John […]

Review: Jeff Dunham, “Relative Disaster” on Netflix

No, you’re the puppet! Jeff Dunham is undoubtedly the biggest ventriloquist in the world. By fans. By tickets sold. Dunham set ratings records for Comedy Central, and landed his previous special in primetime for NBC in 2015. Now he’s on Netflix. Because everyone in the comedy game is on Netflix in 2017. His new special […]

HBO renews Last Week Tonight with John Oliver for three seasons, through 2020

Emmy-winning Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is up for another Emmy Award this Sunday for Outstanding Variety Talk Series, and whether it wins or loses, Oliver will get to dig in deep into issues with comedy and sincerity for at least another three seasons. HBO announced a renewal of Last Week Tonight with John […]

Visiting the set of HBO’s Crashing with Pete Holmes

Production on season two of HBO’s Crashing just wrapped in New York City at the end of August, with plenty of on-location shoots at comedy clubs, sidewalks and restaurants, in addition to the studio they had to build to replicate the old Boston Comedy Club, which now itself is a restaurant on West 3rd Street. […]

Mike Birbiglia talking about old jokes on SiriusXM to promote his current tour of new jokes

Mike Birbiglia will launch a five-part interview series this week on SiriusXM Comedy Greats channel 94 that looks back on the making of his previous stand-up comedy albums. “The Old Ones” kicks off Thursday with John Mulaney talking with Birbiglia about what went into his first album, “Two Drink Mike.” Other special guests include Birbiglia’s brother, […]

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