Via Indie Wire: A regular feature on the HBO series "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel," Wanda Sykes stepped behind the "special commentary" pulpit to deliver a tongue-in-cheek, biting critique of violence within the LGBTQ community - specifically, where professional athletes are concerned - as only the comedian can. Show More Summary
Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking. Meet the new LGBT characters from Netflix's new series, Sense8, snuggle up with...
Last week, the food media celebrity Sandra Lee shared that at the age of 48 she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. She joins my rank and the rank of other celebrities, such as Martina Navratilova and Wanda Sykes, afflicted by this diagnosis. Show More Summary
Hilarious actress Wanda Sykes recently made an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and she talked about the reason she and her family "had" to make a trip to Disneyland before Summer. Wanda and her French wife, Alex Sykes, have 5-year-old...Show More Summary
One of the regulars on the NBC late-night staple “Saturday Night Live” will become the first comedienne to perform at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner since Wanda Sykes in 2009. The Los Angeles Times reports that Cecily Strong will...
Henson terrorized Cookie Monster as her character from the hit Fox drama, along with impersonating Nicki Minaj and Wanda Sykes. read more
New Host Anthony Jeselnik Joins Series as Wanda Sykes Returns as Executive Producer
Community spirit deeply imbues every facet of LaughFest. Between contributing to multiple benefit events, purchasing corporate sponsorships or simply attending shows, the personal involvement of Grand Rapids, Michigan citizenry is instinctively broad. Show More Summary
PAT ROBERTSON: Net neutrality is part of "socialist agenda" to "take control of everything" CHRISTINA AGUILERA: Revisits her SNL impression of Samantha from Sex and the City. WANDA SYKES: On unexpectedly coming out in public back in 2008 CAPTAIN AMERICA:...
“It just came out. I had just gotten married. So instead of speaking as a supporter, I was speaking as one of the victims. It just happened. I didn’t even think about it. We continued with the rally and by the time I got to the hotel, I’m looking at the CNN scroll and it […]
These two are so much fun together. read more
The Kroll Show There's a few cool comedy-related talks and events happening soon at 92Y. On January 20, Nick Kroll will host a screening of The Kroll Show Season 3 premiere, and following that there will be a Q&A with...
On Wednesday, Cecily Strong of “Saturday Night Live” was announced as the fourth woman to helm the 2015 White House Correspondents’ Dinner in its 82-year tradition. For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we hearken back to the last time (nearly six years ago) that a woman emceed the nerd prom. Wanda Sykes’s pass at the mic wasn’t without considerable […]
John Oliver decided to test out a salmon cannon on his favorite celebrities including Anderson Cooper, Wanda Sykes, and the cast of Modern Family. read more
View Photo Gallery —The longtime “Tonight Show” host was feted by stars including Wanda Sykes and Jerry Seinfeld. Jay Leno received the 2014 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Sunday night at a star-studded show and red carpet at the Kennedy Center. The show, which stretched to almost two and a half hours, will be edited for broadcast […]
Looks like things are getting a little competitive in the de Rossi/DeGeneres household. No, they're not competing over whether a lower-case "de" or an upper-case "De" is better in a last name. They've just got two competing high-drama shows. Show More Summary
Lance Crouther is best known for playing the crime fighting, kid helping, woman loving Pootie -- opposite Wanda Sykes and Chris Rock -- in the 2001 movie-masterpiece "Pootie Tang." Guess what he looks like now!
This is our favorite Ice Bucket Challenge yet! read more
Though he's no longer host of "The Tonight Show," Jay Leno is still working with NBC. He appears on the next episode of "Last Comic Standing" as a mentor, joining the likes of Howie Mandel, Wanda Sykes and Gilbert Gottfried.Leno, a titan...Show More Summary
Humor has always been a powerful tool for the LGBT movement, both to increase the visibility of LGBT entertainers and to call out hypocrisy and injustice. In recent years, writer-comedian Wanda Sykes has emerged as a loud, proud voice in...