• 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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    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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    Jamestown’s National Comedy Center made official with Trump signature

    The National Comedy Center in Jamestown, NY is now the official U.S. cultural institution celebrating and preserving the art of comedy. President Donald Trump signed legislation on Tuesday to recognize that the state-of-the-art museum complex “exists for the exclusive purpose of celebrating comedy in all of its forms.” The legislation that Trump signed was part of a larger bill on natural resources management policy. Congress passed that bill two weeks

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    DL Hughley enters late night landscape next week with The DL Hughley Show

    DL Hughley is coming to late night next week. Starting on Monday, March 18, the outspoken comic is bringing his brash style to TV One with The DL Hughley Show. The talk show will combine the usual elements of late night variety shows: news, entertainment, social media, comedy bits, guest interviews, and roundtable discussions. Co-host Jasmine Sanders will join the always-opinionated Hughley on the hour-long show. The show seems like

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    Dave Chappelle gives Will Smith stand-up lessons on Bucket List episode

    Will Smith received a lesson in stand-up comedy from Dave Chappelle for his new Facebook Watch show, Will Smith’s Bucket List. But Smith’s stand-up experience is a life lesson for us all. When Smith celebrated his 50th birthday, he decided to tackle his bucket list in a series of episodes on Facebook Watch. His first episodes follow the Aladdin star as he skydives and swims with sharks—it has the potential

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    Kevin Hart is fine; announces Netflix stand-up special

    Kevin Hart will release his first Netflix original stand-up special on Tuesday, April 2. On Instagram, Hart told his followers, “Mark your calendars damn it.” Fresh off of not-hosting this year’s Oscars, titled Kevin Hart: Irresponsible, will feature the comic joking about his “friends, family, travel…and a year filled with irresponsible behavior.” The hour-long special was taped during the Irresponsible Tour’s sold-out stop in London. As we all know by

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    Santa Clarita Diet family faces new challenges in Season Three trailer

    Santa Clarita Diet returns to Netflix for Season Three and the new official trailer hints at some juicy plot twists to sink your teeth into. In the trailer, realtor-turned zombie Sheila (Drew Barrymore) and her still-human husband Joel (Timothy Olyphant) face a whole new set of questions surrounding their new lives together. Will daughter Abby (Liv Hewson) get fed up living with her blood-hungry mom? Is the ‘Bewarew The Knights

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    Comedy Central prioritizes original web series with new YouTube channel

    Comedy Central expanded its commitment to original digital programming this week. The network dropped a teaser video on Wednesday to announce the new Comedy Central Originals YouTube channel. The new YouTube channel is a “one-stop shop” for Comedy Central’s original digital content. It also aims to showcase emerging talent that has not yet made it onto the network. Comedy Central Originals will offer fans new and returning digital series, social

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    Idris Elba celebrates SNL hosting gig with Aidy Bryant in promo video

    Idris Elba got the call almost every actor wants to receive: He’s hosting Saturday Night Live. In the teaser video for this week’s show, Elba walks down the street in Manhattan wearing a cardigan and beanie hat when he receives the news. That magical call instantly transports him from the sidewalk straight to the SNL sound stage in Rockefeller Center. Elba strolls straight past the bumbling intern into Studio 8H. A

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    Former Daily Show correspondent to lead ‘evil’ CBS drama

    Aasif Mandvi is evil. Well, he may not actually be evil, but he is co-starring in the new CBS drama called Evil. The former Daily Show correspondent is excited to”play a guy named Ben” in the upcoming supernatural pilot. Mandvi plays deeply skeptical, blue-collar carpenter Ben. He is recruited to join a priest-in-training named David to investigate mysterious situations with a clinical psychologist named Kristen. The British comedian stars with

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    Ali Wong ramps up acting resume with virtual reality project

    Ali Wong has crossed over into artificial intelligence. The Baby Cobra comedian is lending her voice for the upcoming virtual reality project called Bonfire from Baobab Studios. The interactive, alien-themed adventure allows the comic and writer to continue her voiceover work. Just last year, Wong lent her vocal talents to Ralph Breaks the Internet and to the children’s animated series OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes. Bonfire is an interactive story

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    New Conan O’Brien podcast goes ‘inside Conan’…without Conan

    Conan O’Brien expanded his Team Coco content over the weekend with a new behind-the-scenes podcast. Inside Conan: An Important Hollywood Podcast debuted last Friday. The new podcast is already number five on the iTunes US comedy podcast rankings as of this writing. Inside Conan is co-hosted by two writers and producers from O’Brien’s half-hour late-night show, Conan. The podcast takes listeners “behind the pompadour” to explore “petty office dramas,” “hot

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    Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph really want you to think they hosted the Oscars

    Sunday night’s Oscars got some comedic help from Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph, and Amy Poehler. The Saturday Night Live alumni kicked off the hostless Academy Awards with an upbeat tone and quick pace on a night that featured lots of music and minimal bits. After the original host, Kevin Hart, stepped down from the gig amid controversy over old tweets, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences confirmed that

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