• Megan Mullally says the Party Down movie is proceeding

    Party Down fans can hold on to their hopes for a movie based on the beloved, gone-too-soon Starz series, according to cast member Megan Mullally. On the most recent Comedy Bang! Bang! podcast, Mullally gave the listeners a progress report on the status of the movie even though, as she explains, she got in trouble “the last time” she decided to talk about it. “We’re shooting for next hiatus, which

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    Watch clips from Let Go, starring Kevin Hart, Gillian Jacobs and Ed Asner

    On Aug. 21, you can pick up the new indie comedy Let Go on DVD or peep it on Video On Demand services like iTunes, Amazon, Sony Playstation, Vudu, Xbox or YouTube. And you’ll probably want to, because its got a super impressive ensemble cast. Check it out: The flick stars David Denman (Roy from The Office) as a parole officer with marital struggles and a handful of ex-convicts to

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    Arsenio Hall will return to late night television with his own show

    After almost 20 years, comedian and television personality Arsenio Hall is returning to late night television. The 56-year-old is on board with CBS TV Distribution to host a new late talk night show, which will begin airing in the fall of 2013. The show will be broadcast to at least 85 percent of American households. Arsenio is, of course, no rookie to late night. The immensely popular, two-time Emmy winning

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    Kevin Hart, Ricky Gervais, Patton Oswalt and more to headline New York Comedy Festival

    This year’s New York Comedy Festival will run Nov. 7 – 11. The schedule was announced this week, and as always they’ve put together an impressive line-up. The ninth annual festival, in partnership with Comedy Central, brings Aziz Ansari, Adam Carolla, Rob Delaney, Jim Gaffigan, Ricky Gervais, Kevin Hart, Artie Lange, Bill Maher, Patton Oswalt, Brian Regan, Marlon and Shawn Wayans and Robin Williams to the city’s biggest venues, including

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    Kevin Hart joins Kim Kardashian and Kanye West to promote the MTV Video Music Awards (Video)

    Kevin Hart can’t be stopped. His most recent special Laugh at My Pain is among the top 10 highest selling comedy concert films in history, in November he’ll become one of only seven comedians to headline at Madison Square Garden, and just announced today, he’s set to host this year’s Video Music Awards on MTV. “This is huge. Wait, this is bigger than huge. This is bigger than what’s bigger

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    Watch the tears flow during Steve Harvey’s emotional goodbye to stand-up comedy

    With two published books under his belt, his current gig hosting Family Feud, a handful of other television and film roles and an upcoming afternoon talk show, Steve Harvey has been a busy man with an interest in a wide variety of projects. He’s so busy, in fact, that last year he announced that he would be retiring from stand-up comedy, and earlier this month, Harvey went up for the

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    Brody Stevens and Garfunkel & Oates land HBO digital series (Videos)

    HBO’s web-based service HBO Go has had hours and hours of comedy specials, as well as episodes of their own original comedy programs, archived and available to stream for subscribers since its launch in 2010. Now, they’re rolling out some original digital comedies from the likes of Brody Stevens, Garfunkel & Oates and others. Debuting this week is Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!, a six-episode quasi-documentary series about the life of

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    New season of Archer will include a Bob’s Burgers crossover!

    You know H. Jon Benjamin (aka Jon Benjamin); he voices the main characters on two of television’s funniest animated shows– Fox’s Bob’s Burgers and FX’s Archer. And now, Benjamin promises that the two characters, who couldn’t have less in common — Archer being a not-so-smooth playboy spy and Bob Belcher being a sweaty familyman and grill cook — are going to be crossing paths, soon. Bob and his wife will

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    Watch Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis debate children

    Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis share the screen as political rivals in The Campaign, opening this Friday the 9th. In the meantime, you can watch the duo slug it out in a heated debate with a couple of elementary school children. In addition to answering some trivia questions, they squeeze in some promotion for The Campaign and throw some money around for the kids. Watch! Will Ferrell & Zach Galifianakis

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    Jay Mohr launches his own podcast network and Jay Leno helps kick it off

    Comedian Jay Mohr’s shop talk-y podcast Mohr Stories premiered on Kevin Smith’s Smodcast network a year ago and was an instant success. Now, Mohr is making a split from Smodcast to start a network of his own. It’s called Fake Mustache and it just launched today. In addition to the twice-a-week Mohr Stories – where Mohr and comedian guests talk about the business and their place within it – the

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    Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay filming first comedy special in 15 years

    Andrew Dice Clay continues his steady years-long comeback this month. The record-setting comedian is set to shoot a special for Showtime at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles, Il, his first new special in 15 years. Clay will film the special during two shows on Aug. 25, one at 7 and another at 9:30 pm. Tickets are available here. It appears, however, St. Charles, Il wasn’t Dice’s first choice for

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    You can help build a Bill Hicks memorial statue

    David Adickes, a famed sculptor from Houston has been memorializing notables figures from his home city in stone for six decades. And now he’s agreed to give Houston’s most notable comedian the same treatment. Free Press Houston is working to raise enough money to have a massive statue of Bill Hicks built somewhere in the city. They’ve got Adickes on board for the project and they’ve kicked in $10,000 to

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    Comedian Brian Posehn will write Marvel Comics’ new Deadpool series

    Here’s some exciting news for Brian Posehn and his fans: the comedian, who has never hid his fanaticism for comic books and other nerdy pursuits, has landed a gig writing for Marvel Comics! Posehn and fellow comedian Gerry Duggan and artist Tony Moore are the new creative team for Marvel’s Deadpool series (That’s Deadpool to the right). You can pick up the first issue Nov. 12 at the beginning of

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    New Ghostbusters film will happen with or without Bill Murray, says Dan Aykroyd

    Although there have been talks of a new Ghostbusters movie, the progress reports haven’t left fans feeling optimistic. Dan Aykroyd has had plans for Ghostbusters III for years, but with Bill Murray’s lack of interest it hasn’t looked good. Now, Dan Aykroyd tells Metro magazine that the project is definitely on, and shooting begins next year – with or without Murray. “It’s sad but we’re passing it on to a

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    Comedians Robert Kelly and Godfrey cast in FX police comedy

    Comedians Godfrey and Robert Kelly have been recruited for FX’s upcoming Bronx Warrants, a half hour comedy about a crew of warrant detectives in — you guess it — The Bronx. Produced by Denis Leary and Jim Serpico and also starring Josh Segarra (Homeland) and Shirley Rumierk (White Collar), the show follows the four detectives hunting down individuals with outstanding warrants, and thinking a lot more about the cash bonuses

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