• Wendi McLendon-Covey: I won’t do a Bridesmaids sequel without Kristen Wiig (Exclusive)

    Talk of a Bridesmaids sequel started as soon as the opening weekend box office numbers were released in May of last year, but it took until this past January for the buzz to boil over, which is when the film’s breakout star, Saturday Night Live’s Kristen Wiig said plainly that it’s not on her list of things to do. “We aren’t working on that,” Wiig, who co-wrote the film with

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    Louis C.K. wins four times at The Comedy Awards (Video)

    Much like the last few years in the world of comedy, Comedy Central’s second annual Comedy Awards belonged to Louis C.K., as he snagged four of the five awards for which he was nominated. By the end of the night, he took to the stage to accept awards for best stand-up special (his groundbreaking, self-released Live at the Beacon Theater), best stand-up tour and then best alternative or sketch comedy

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    The Laugspin live blog of The Comedy Awards

    Hey, all. It’s me. Dylan. After I ask a bunch of inane questions to a bunch of people I admire on the red carpet of the second annual Comedy Awards, I’ll be live blogging the actual event right here. So, if you’re into that kind of shit, keep it here! 6:48 pm: Hey, I’m here. Have you been following our Tweeter feed? If not, go ahead over there and see

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    Between Two Ferns is coming to Comedy Central!

    Between Two Ferns is coming to television! It’s true. On his long-running podcast Comedy Bang Bang, Scott Aukerman told listeners this morning that he just got done directing a 30-minute version of the most enjoyably uncomfortable interview show for Comedy Central. Between Two Ferns: A New York City Tale will feature host Zach Galifianakis (of course) as well as Tina Fey, Jon Stewart, and a mysterious “Sir Richard Branson,” as

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    Robin Williams will receive Stand-Up Icon Award from Comedy Central

    As if comedy fans across the country haven’t already established his iconic status, Comedy Central is going to make it official: Robin Williams will be the recipient of the Stand-Up Icon Award. The honor will be bestowed upon the veteran comedian and actor of stage and screen at the second annual Comedy Awards, which will be taped at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York on April 28 and aired on

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    30 Rock, Modern Family, Bridesmaids lead the pack of Comedy Awards nominees

    Comedy Central today announced the nominations for their second annual Comedy Awards, heavily favoring NBC’s 30 Rock and ABC’s Modern Family (both with five nominations), HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm with four and NBC’s Parks and Recreation with three. Notably missing: NBC’s Community, which was also snubbed during the Emmy nominations. In the film categories, Bridesmaids and Crazy, Stupid, Love each snagged five nods, Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris earned four–

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    Video preview: South Park makes fun of Comedy Central's Comedy Awards

    When Trey Parker and Matt Stone accepted their award last month for best animated show at Comedy Central’s first annual Comedy Awards, they made this comment: “Winning this award feels like being student of the month and your mom’s the teacher.” They take it a step further on Wednesday’s South Park, anchoring the episode around a comedy awards event at South Park Elementary, with none other than resident comic Jimmy

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    Watch Stephen Colbert hijack Jon Stewart's acceptance speech at Comedy Awards

    Last Saturday when I was at The Comedy Awards taping in New York, one of the highlights I live-blogged was when Stephen Colbert hijacked Jon Stewart’s acceptance speech onstage, as he claimed the award for Best Late Night Comedy Series. I wrote: Colbert makes a rousing speech: “Tonight, you could go fuck yourself. Get the fuck off the stage. I’m not joking. I accept this award for every person who’s

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