• This Week at the Comedy Cellar shows off the unpolished part of stand-up comedy

    As the first season of This Week at the Comedy Cellar wraps up, the show has established itself as a true look at the craft of stand-up comedy. Sure, the show can be a little forced at times with the “comic’s table” banter, but it still illustrates a side of comedy that most people don’t get to see. On This Week at the Comedy Cellar, comedians get up and do

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    South Park will ‘Purge’ on Halloween (Video)

    Halloween is coming back to South Park as the series will premiere The Scoots—its eighth Halloween episode in 22 seasons. The new episode will deal, it seems, with the economics of trick-or-treating in a Purge-esque South Park. “This year, a revolution in mobility is changing Halloween for everyone,” said the Comedy Central website. “Chaos erupts, as every kid is out to get more candy than they have ever gotten before. Mr.

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    South Park teaser spells bad news for Butters (Video)

    South Park will take a shot at vaping in Tegridy Farms, a new episode airing tonight October 17 on Comedy Central. The episode will center around the lovable, but easily corruptible, Butters. “Butters is selling vape pens and all kinds of fruity-flavored vape accessories at school,” says the Comedy Central website. “Meanwhile, Randy decides he should move the family to the country and take up farming.” A clip of tonight’s

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    Amazon docuseries follows Just For Laughs New Faces hopefuls

    Amazon is set to release Inside Jokes, a six-part docuseries that captures the trials of getting selected for New Faces, a career-defining showcase at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal. The series, from Emmy Award-winning producer Jimmy Fox (United Shades of America), follows seven comedians as they go through the process of trying to make the cut. Amazon made the announcement through Twitter on Monday. 7 comedians from 2

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    Trevor Noah announces Loud and Clear arena tour

    Comedian Trevor Noah announced a 6-month, 28-city tour on Monday. The Loud and Clear tour will start in Toronto on January 11, 2019. Other major stops include, Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, and Philadelphia. The first part of the tour comes to a close in Houston on June 22. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah host then has a three-month break and officially concludes his shows in Medford, MA on November 15.

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    Laugh Exchange app moves comedy game show to the afternoon (Exclusive)

    In the same week Bo Burnham said that comedy clubs should be “torn down,” the innovative mobile comedy app Laugh Exchange is altering its format to make the app more accessible. Laugh Exchange is moving the times of its show format from 8:00 p.m. EST to 12:30 p.m. EST on Monday, Wednesday and Friday in order to accommodate the schedules of its users, who previously had to wait until after 1:00

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