• Rachel Bloom at PaleyFest teases Crazy Ex-Girlfriend reboot, stage show

    Crazy Ex-Girlfriend fans, rejoice! The creators of the musical comedy recently revealed on-stage at PaleyFest that there could very well be a musical stage show in the works. Co-creator and star Rachel Bloom was joined on stage by co-creator Aline Brosh McKenna as well as actors Scott Michael Foster, Donna Lynne Champlin, Pete Gardner, Vella Lovell, Gabrielle Ruiz, and songwriter Jack Dolgen, as well as choreographer Kathryn Burns. Bloom revealed that

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    Funny Women of a Certain Age creator fought against ageism and sexism…and won

    Carole Montgomery is a funny woman of a certain age, which is why her new Showtime stand-up showcase is so important to her. At age 47, comedian Montgomery moved back home to New York City in 2006 with high hopes of a third act for her stand-up career. She had almost three decades of experience under her belt. From the smoky Brooklyn rooms of the early 1980s with Andrew Dice Clay

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    8 Canadian comedians you didn’t know you need to watch

    As we explained this week, the Canadian Dream means making it in America. Some of today’s leading comedy voices are from the Great White North—something that couldn’t have happened if they stuck around home. Jim Carrey, Seth Rogen, Samantha Bee, and others have found huge success in the American entertainment industry. While many Canadian comedians come to the states seeking success, some are making Canada laugh. Americans are generally not very

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    Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter to reprise Bill and Ted roles in 2020

    Party on dudes! Bill and Ted are hitting the theaters again. The third installment of the stoner franchise will open August 21, 2020. Bill and Ted Face the Music will begin filming this summer in New Orleans. Original leads Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter will reprise their roles as Theodore “Ted” Logan and William “Bill” S. Preston Esq, respectively. The two ‘Wyld Stallyns’ announced the upcoming film in a short

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    Bob Newhart to headline first Minneapolis Comedy Festival

    Bob Newhart will perform at the newly-announced Minneapolis Comedy Festival this June. The 89-year old comedy icon has his own theater show in a festival line-up that includes Seth Meyers, Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley, and more. The weeklong, inaugural festival will be held at venues throughout Minneapolis. The Midwestern city has a vibrant stand-up scene with multiple clubs, theaters, and newer venues featuring comedy. In 2016, Thrillist called Minnesota

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    Kevin Hart, Anthony Jeselnik, and more coming to Netflix in April

    Netflix just released a trailer for half of the new content coming to the streaming service in April. Unlike in past months, the trailer is not only subdivided by category but it also only covers what is coming to the platform from April 1 to 15. Don’t worry! If you can’t wait to learn about what awesome comedies are coming in the second half of April we have you covered.

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    High Maintenance gets fourth season delivery order at HBO

    High Maintenance is coming back for a fourth season. Only days after the third season finale aired on Sunday, HBO announced that they are renewing the stoner series. High Maintenance follows Ben Sinclair’s The Guy, a chill weed dealer as he interacts with various customers across Brooklyn. The show has generally been a critical darling and season three received high praise. While new characters are introduced in almost every episode,

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    Ryan Cownie a future superstar in debut comedy album

    When first looking at the tracklist for Ryan Cownie’s debut album I Can’t Die, one could easily say, “What am I getting into here?” After all, the digital set starts with a track titled Titties, an enthusiastic rally cry by Cownie for the audience to audibly confirm their overwhelming love for women’s breasts followed by his condemnation of their overtly sexist reactions. Yet, as you dive deeper into the despondent

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    10 Crashing moments that prove Pete Holmes has one facial expression

    After three full seasons, the Pete Holmes HBO show Crashing has officially come to an end. Judd Apatow confirmed the news during a recent appearance on Conan, where he lamented the end of the series and teased the possibility of an upcoming full-length Crashing movie. Regardless of whether a full-length Crashing movie happens or not, it’s safe to say that people have a lot of opinions about the HBO series,

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    Roseanne Barr makes first stand-up appearance since Roseanne cancelation

    Roseanne Barr is back on stage. The controversial comic performed stand-up on Saturday for the first time since ABC canceled her Roseanne remake series last spring. She joined a clearly surprised and delighted Andrew Dice Clay for an impromptu performance at the Laugh Factory at The Tropicana in Las Vegas. The two outspoken comics, who rose to fame in the 1980s, even danced together in front of a wildly cheering

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    Stephen Colbert: Donald Trump’s doing my Colbert Report character

    Stephen Colbert criticized his own performance during the early days of The Late Show and to also criticize President Donald Trump. He received a standing ovation for his appearance on Saturday at An Evening with Stephen Colbert at the PaleyFest in Los Angeles. The sold out event was moderated by Pete Holmes. Despite his current ratings success, the late night host described the tumult during his first six months on

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    Late night round-up: Jay Leno, Jimmy Carr, Ryan Conner, Moses Storm

    No, you’re not in a time warp. Jay Leno did stand-up on The Tonight Show this week. And don’t worry: It’s still Jimmy Fallon’s show. This week gave us some strong stand-up sets. Leno wasn’t the only stand-up star to pop by 30 Rock. Jimmy Carr also did a set this week. A couple of Last Comic Standing alumni also swung through late night to tell us what they think

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    Comedy Central, American University team up for Laughter Lab initiative

    American University is partnering with Comedy Central to create Laughter Lab, and they want you to “yes and” social justice. “Yes, And… Laughter Lab, a new initiative seeking to help build and support collaborations between comedy people and social justice people, invites you to apply to pitch your project at the inaugural convening in New York City on Tuesday, June 11, 2019,” says the Laughter Lab website. The submission deadline

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    6 WTF facts from Marc Maron’s 1,000th podcast episode

    WTF with Marc Maron put out its 1,000th episode this week. To celebrate, Maron and producer Brendan McDonald talked for over two-and-a-half hours about the origins of WTF, their podcasting processes, and, of course, President Barack Obama. They also answered a good amount of fan mail. There is no guest and, while Maron mentions that they tried to get a guest and the three people they asked said no, there

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