• Saturday Night Live recap: Don Cheadle leads SNL bounceback episode

    It’s surprising this was Don Cheadle’s first time hosting Saturday Night Live since the Avengers star has been a household name for years. Cheadle brought his acting chops to every role he played Saturday night no matter how silly, which really elevated this week’s SNL. While some sketches fell a little flat, there were a lot of hits. Most of those hits came from risky or flat out weird sketches

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    Jimmy Carr lands second Netflix stand-up special

    Jimmy Carr is coming out with a new Netflix special. The stand-up special, called Jimmy Carr: The Best of Ultimate Gold Greatest Hits, will premiere globally on Match 12, 2019. The special promises to showcase a collection of Carr’s best jokes and will feature the type of raunchy jokes and deadpan one-liners that audiences know and love from the British comedian. The special was filmed at The Olympia Theatre in

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    RuPaul’s Drag Race: Every comedian who ever sashayed down the runway

    RuPaul’s Drag Race is an entertainment juggernaut. After ten seasons of the show, a lot of talent has sashayed their way down the mainstage. From Drag Race’s humble beginnings on Logo to the bright lights of VH1, hundreds of celebrity guests and judges joined RuPaul for a shot on the runway. While some celebrity appearances like Henry Rollins or Nancy Pelosi might have left viewers scratching their heads, comedians and

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    Schitt’s Creek proves Pop TV is the next great comedy network you should be watching

    Schitt’s Creek is the little comedy show that could. The Eugene Levy-led sitcom you’ve probably seen ads for on the subway wavers between a cult classic and a sleeper hit. However, after it was nominated last year for the Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Comedy Series, the Canadian comedy seems to have finally found some love from the mainstream. If you ever streamed Schitt’s Creek in the U.S., you

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    Amy Schumer announces second Netflix comedy special

    Amy Schumer is coming out with a new Netflix special. The comedian, who has proven she won’t be stopped no matter what’s growing inside her, will cover marriage and pregnancy in the new comedy special. If you’ve been living under a rock: Amy Schumer is pregnant. The star has been very open about her pregnancy, morning sickness, and all of the issues surrounding her pregnancy on social media. The I

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    Saturday Night Live recap: Halsey sings through stale SNL

    You’ll love Halsey after this week’s Saturday Night Live. Halsey appeared last year as the musical guest when Sam Rockwell hosted, but she got to do a lot more this time around. The 24-year-old singer both hosted and performed as the musical guest. She even painted a giant picture live on the show. While Halsey was adorable and tried her best, she was stuck in some sketches that didn’t quite

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    13 queer comedians you didn’t know you need to know

    Queer comedians are no new fad (despite what some disgruntled dudes who didn’t get a Netflix half-hour will tell you). In 1994, Lea DeLaria became the first openly LGBTQ comedian to appear on American TV. On the Arsenio Hall Show, she took the stage for her set and proudly announced, “It’s the ’90s. It’s hip to be queer and I’m a BIG dyke.” In the last 25 years, queer comics

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    New doc explores history of Best Comedy Album Grammy

    A new audio documentary from SiriusXM seeks to tell the history of the comedy at the Grammys. The documentary, called Obsessive Comedy Disorder: The 60 Year History of the Comedy Grammy Award will feature commentary from Sarah Silverman, Jim Gaffigan, D.L. Hughley, Weird Al Yankovic, Fred Armisen, and Kelly Carlin. The documentary will premiere February 7 at 5:00 p.m. ET on SiriusXM Comedy Greats channel 94. Comedy producer Dan Pasternack

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    Modern Family ending after 11 seasons on ABC

    Modern Family is coming to an end. ABC announced they’ve renewed the show for an eleventh and final season. Previously co-creators Christopher Lloyd and Steve Levitan said that the tenth season would be the last for the long-running family sitcom. When the show premiered in 2009, it was groundbreaking for its portrayal of diverse family structures including a set of same-sex fathers played by Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet. The

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    Hannah Gadsby won’t quit comedy after all; announces tour

    Hannah Gadsby might have said that she was leaving comedy in her break-out hit Nanette, but that isn’t exactly true. Gadsby announced she will go on an American tour before heading to Europe (and beyond) with her new show Douglas—named after the Tasmanian comedian’s dog. Comedy purists will have to find a new reason to be angry at Gadsby, who launched a million-and-one angry male opinions last year. She vows

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    Chelsea Handler announces new book, ‘sit-down’ comedy tour

    Chelsea Handler announced that she is coming out with her fifth book—her first in five years—and a tour to go with it. Life Will Be the Death of Me comes out April 9. While her other books, such as Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea and My Horizontal Life, have been collections of personal essays, this is the first memoir by the comedian. In conjunction with the book, Handler will

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    7 Super Bowl commercial cameos you might have missed

    Super Bowl commercials are a big draw for those who would otherwise binge Game of Thrones during the game. Enlisting an A-List celebrity is one way to create buzz for your product. Several prominent comedians appeared in this year’s Super Bowl commercials adding some humor to the lackluster evening. Didn’t catch them? Laughspin is breaking down which funny people appeared during the most watched ads of the year quicker than you

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    15 funny Super Bowl commercials to get you ready for Sunday

    Super Bowl LIII is here. For people who have to Google “What teams are playing this year?” the Super Bowl is all about the commercials. As TV’s most-watched event, it is important for brands to make sure their ad is memorable. Some commercials take a sentimental or serious tone, but most Super Bowl commercials try to stand out with through humor. Sometimes they flop, but other times, Super Bowl ads

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    Jim Jefferies renewed by Comedy Central; signs first look deal

    The Jim Jefferies Show is coming back to Comedy Central for Season 3 and the network has announced they will be doing even more content with Jim Jefferies himself. Comedy Central signed a first look deal with the Australian comedian for TV and digital content. The network released a trailer for the show’s third season, which premieres Tuesday, March 19 at 10:30 p.m. EST. The Jim Jefferies show will be

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    Big Mouth to drop Valentine’s Day special episode

    Big Mouth is coming prematurely for Valentine’s Day. The Netflix animated original series will drop a love-themed Valentine’s Day special on February 8. A Big Mouth trailer for the episode came out Friday morning and My Furry Valentine promises to showcase all the awkward anxieties that Valentine’s Day brings for youngsters. Big Mouth released its second season back in October and the show released a teaser for season 3 in

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