• Stephen Colbert slams Donald Trump’s reaction to Khashoggi murder (Video)

    Stephen Colbert addressed the alleged murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi at the top of the Late Show last night and, to be expected, lambasted President Donald Trump and his uncharacteristic, ‘meh reaction. After all, this is a man who’s gone on Twitter tirades against everyone from Beyonce to Bette Midler to Mac Miller. You’d think our president could’ve mustered up some vitriol for the horrifying killing of Khashoggi

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    Orange is the New Black ending next year (Video)

    Orange is the New Black announced via Twitter that this will be their final season. The tweet includes a video of the actresses who have been on the Emmy Award-winning show since 2013 talking about the series, their friendships, and what the 7th and final season has in store. The post proclaims, “Warning: This may make you cry. The Final Season, 2019.” Kate Mulgrew (Red) says, “I’m going to miss

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    Big Jay Oakerson leads Netflix’s degenerate stand-up series

    Netflix has released a trailer for their new stand-up showcase The Degenerates. The new original series will feature, what the trailer promises to be, crude, rude, and offensive comedy. The show has been confirmed for six 30-minute episodes featuring raunchy comics like Big Jay Oakerson, Joey Diaz, Liza Treyger, Yamaneika Saunders, Christina P., and Brad Williams. The trailer doesn’t feature any jokes, rather it merely promises the viewer that this

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    Nathan For You, Animals not returning despite critical acclaim

    Fans of quirky TV comedies will be sad to learn that both Comedy Central’s Nathan for You and HBO’s Animals will not be returning for a new season. Nathan for You was an improvised docuseries where comedian Nathan Fielder helps small businesses in surprising and ridiculous ways. The show made waves after a stunt to rebrand a local coffee store as “Dumb Starbucks” gained national news attention. The show is

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    Hasan Minhaj teases new Netflix talk show in Instagram video

    Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj on Netflix will make history when Minhaj becomes the first Indian-American host of a weekly comedy series. Ever. The series premiere is on Sunday, October 28 with new episodes available every week. The 33-year-old stand-up told Time.com that “he hopes to tackle large social issues like immigration around the world, the rise of conservatism in different countries, sports as a vehicle for political debate, and climate changes.”

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    Bill Maher HBO special celebrates 25 years of political punditry

    Happy Anniversary Mr. Maher. Comedian Bill Maher is celebrating his 25th year as a talk show host and political pundit with his upcoming Real Time With Bill Maher: Anniversary Special, which debuts this Friday on HBO. The hour-long retrospective will take a look at Maher’s long career as a late night host of HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher and his previous show Politically Incorrect, which aired first on Comedy

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    The Fall of Donald Trump mockumentary suggests we might survive this

    Donald Trump impersonator Anthony Atamanuik is making comedy that’s predictive instead of reactive. Comedy Central’s The President Show is premiering a new mocumentary titled The Fall of Donald Trump on October 22. The half-hour special accomplishes where much of today’s parody has failed; it is a funny and well-executed lampoon of our current administration. The President Show has already logged a full season of political satire, but The Fall of

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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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    Epix docuseries Unprotected Sets gives story behind the stand-up

    EPIX is giving the story behind the sets as it follows up-and-coming stand-up comedians in its new docuseries Unprotected Sets. The series premiered earlier this month on the premium network. Unlike most televised comedy, nothing is off limits. The comedians don’t only perform a set on the show, but also offers insights into what it’s like to entertain for a living. The EPIX channel is primarily known for re-releasing Hollywood

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    Issa Rae crowned American Princess in Paul Feig rom-com

    Issa Rae, co-creator and star of HBO’s Insecure is slated to play the lead role in Paul Feig’s upcoming romantic comedy American Princess. The 20th Century Fox production will star Rae as an American transplant in London who gets “drawn into a world of wealth and high society and falls in love in a very unexpected way.” Feig adds American Princess to his ever-growing list of female-fronted comedy productions, such

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    Dave Chappelle on CNN calls for more ‘cultural sensitivity’ and says comedians should ‘listen more’ (Video)

    Dave Chappelle is in the news again for talking about Donald Trump. CNN released a clip of Van Jones’s Saturday night interview with the iconic stand-up comedian. Sitting down with Jones, Chappelle revisits comments he made about giving Donald Trump “a chance” shortly after the 2016 election when hosting SNL. Many at the time were outraged and dismissive of the comments and Chappelle now regrets them as well. In the interview, he concedes, “I don’t like

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    Why Lena Dunham thinks Daniel Tosh is a misogynist

    On a recent appearance on Andy Cohen’s gossipy blabfest Watch What Happens Live, wherein the Bravo king instructed her to “name one celebrity in Hollywood who you think is the biggest misogynist,” Dunham selected the Tosh.0 comedian. After performing what could be described as a moist inhalation of thoughtful contempt and measured dread, Dunham answered. “This is a roughie because there’s so many.” After a brief laugh, the celebrated actress,

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    Kevin Hart, Nickelodeon team up for kids’ content

    Comedy mogul Kevin Hart and his company HartBeat Productions have agreed to a first-look deal to produce shows with Nickelodeon, the company announced yesterday. The deal will give Hart’s production company the ability to produce live-action scripted kids’ content for the network. “I’m excited to inherit this terrific content deal with Kevin Hart just as I step into my new role at Nickelodeon,” said Brian Robbins, the new Nickelodeon president. “Kevin is

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    Seth Meyers midterm election coverage will be live on Late Night

    NBC’s twilight talk show Late Night With Seth Meyers will go live on Election Night to offer the nation some “real-time commentary and analysis on the day’s consequential midterm elections,” according to the network’s official press release. Meyers, the former Saturday Night Live writer and host of Weekend Update, will air his show on Tuesday, November 6 at 12:35 a.m. ET, just hours after polls close and the majority of

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