• 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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    Jon Stewart apologizes after telling Christiane Amanpour he didn’t vote in Midterm Elections

    Jon Stewart, during an appearance on Christiane Amanpour’s show on CNN yesterday claimed he didn’t vote in the Midterm Elections. Later that night, however, at the top of the live election coverage on The Daily Show, Stewart said he was only joking and apologized to viewers for belittling the electoral process. Earlier when Amanpour asked if he had voted, Stewart, who was promoting his film Rosewater, cracked that he hadn’t

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    Jay Leno close to signing with CNBC to host primetime car show

    Jay Leno left his post at The Tonight Show less than eight months ago, but the veteran comedian is already making plans to return to television. It seems Leno is about to ink a deal with CNBC to host a show about cars (his well-known passion) during primetime hours, not late night. This, according to The Hollywood Reporter, who say the 64-year-old host was courted by CNN, A&E, History and

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    David Letterman walks out on Joan Rivers days after doomed interview with CNN’s Fredricka Whitfield (Video)

    After Joan Rivers walked out on her CNN interview with host Fredricka Whitfield, viewers accused the iconic comedian of pulling a PR stunt to further promote her new book Diary of a Mad Diva. Rivers, of course, denied those allegations, saying, “I do not do, and never have done, PR ‘stunts.’ The CNN interviewer was a news reporter and not an entertainment reporter. She did not seem to understand we

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    CNN wants Jay Leno after he leaves The Tonight Show

    Jay Leno will finally hand over the keys to The Tonight Show (again) in February when Jimmy Fallon becomes the next host of the long-running late night show. What will Leno do with himself after the show? Last time he tried to retire, he attempted to do a half-hour show on NBC that failed and caused him to return in 2009. Many believed he would just play with his arsenal

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    Report: CNN planning a comedy news series like The Daily Show, hosted by Bill Weir

    Will CNN president Jeff Zucker truly shake things up at the 24-hour news channel by inserting a comedy news show? That’s the word on the street since New York Post’s Page 6 said over the weekend that CNN might be developing a show in the style of The Daily Show when Bill Weir joins them in November. Weir, the former Nightline host, announced earlier this month that he was leaving

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    Jon Stewart blasts CNN anchors Nancy Grace, Ashleigh Banfield on Jodi Arias coverage (Video)

    Okay, CNN. You really have to get your shit together. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart addressed a harrowing and hilarious video released by CNN in which two reporters Nancy Grace and Ashleigh Banfield were corresponding from the same parking lot. How can you tell? Well, the cars passing the reporters perfectly matched. Don’t worry, it’s okay though, the reporters were actually six parking spots away; that’s far enough, right?

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    Tommy Chong: I have cancer and I’m treating it with cannabis

    Although he’s likely been living with the disease for years and was officially diagnosed a month ago, longtime comedian Tommy Chong, best known as one half of Cheech & Chong, just announced he’s been battling prostate cancer. And the famous marijuana advocate, unsurprisingly, claims he’s fighting the disease with cannabis. Instead of smoking marijuana, however, he currently ingests hemp oil before going to bed so, “I won’t be woozy all

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    Watch comedian Mitch Fatel seriously propose a wife swap with Eli Manning or Aaron Rodgers

    If you’re at all familiar with the comedy of Mitch Fatel, you know that he’s a complete perv (aka an honest dude). Well, he and his amazingly attractive fiance Jessica are swingers, for real, as he explains in this CNN Comedy video below. But more importantly, Fatel seriously propositions NFL quarterbacks Eli Manning — he lives in the same building as Fatel does — and/or Aaron Rodgers to participate in

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    Watch Andy Kindler tell CNN about his hatred for Larry the Cable Guy

    Andy Kindler despises Larry the Cable Guy. But you know that. Andy despises just about everything. And he’ll tell you that. In fact, he does so in this newly-posted video for the folks at CNN, wherein he rants without being asked. It’s amazing CNN didn’t catch him railing against Dane Cook or Jay Leno, a pair of his other favorite targets. Maybe it was edited out. Anyway, check out what

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    Watch Bill Burr talk political conspiracy theories with CNN

    Bill Burr may not dedicate a lot of his live shows to talking politics, but that doesn’t mean he has no opinions on the subject. The folks at CNN recently caught up with the comedian, who freely opined on why he likes Ron Paul, why being cynical is not a bad thing, how he was tempted to buy a gun to fortify his one-bedroom apartment and why we’re all doomed.

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    Watch Rob Riggle destroy CNN property

    Multi-faceted comedy megastar Rob Riggle recently sat down with the folks at CNN for an interview. That interview quickly degenerated into a discussion about his wooden board-breaking days on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. And that discussion then quickly slid into CNN producers daring the comedian to destroy some network property. And so, Riggle took them up on the offer. The man lives to please. Check out the action

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    Video: Darrell Hammond opens up about psych wards, abuse and “soul-killing” drugs

    Yesterday, we printed a few short excerpts from Saturday Night Live alum Darrell Hammond’s upcoming book, God, If You’re Not Up There, I’m Fucked: Misadventures In Stand-Up, Saturday Night Live, and Other Mind-Altering Mayhem (out Nov. 8). But today, we get an even deeper look inside Hammond’s mind and the early life he led that made him who he is today. As we mentioned yesterday, the book will cover a

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    Comedian Shane Mauss thinks our toilets will be doctors in the future (Video)

    Comedian Shane Mauss has been in our sights for years now. Why? Because he’s fucking funny, that’s why. We even named his debut album Jokes To Make My Parents Proud one of the 10 best comedy albums of 2010. He was also included on our list of 11 funniest stories told by comedians, which, has gone pretty viral with nearly 20,000 people sharing the list with friends. So, it’s nice

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    Video: Seth MacFarlane was angry with Jon Stewart once

    Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane appears on CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight, where he is asked about his “beef” with The Daily Show host Jon Stewart. The entire interview will air tonight at 9 pm ET, but we have a meaty preview clip for you below. MacFarlane, obviously taken aback that Morgan knew anything about the alleged “beef,” gave some carefully handled responses. In fact, he even admitted, “My publicist has

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