• This Week at the Comedy Cellar shows off the unpolished part of stand-up comedy

    As the first season of This Week at the Comedy Cellar wraps up, the show has established itself as a true look at the craft of stand-up comedy. Sure, the show can be a little forced at times with the “comic’s table” banter, but it still illustrates a side of comedy that most people don’t get to see. On This Week at the Comedy Cellar, comedians get up and do

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    Bill Burr Presents: Jessica Kirson poised to be Comedy Central’s next special from All Things Comedy

    It seems Jessica Kirson is (finally) getting a one-hour Comedy Central special. Bill Burr and his All Things Comedy banner appears to be producing the special, which tapes in New York City next month. Kirson is a comedy powerhouse long overdue for her own hour special. In recent years, her star power has picked up appearances on HBO’s Crashing, CBS’s Kevin Can Wait, and a role in the 2016 Robert De

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    Comedy Central signs Chris Distefano to exclusive deal because they just can’t get enough

    Comedian Chris Distefano has signed an exclusive overall deal with Comedy Central that will have the Guy Code star creating content across multiple platforms for the network. The deal also includes on-air and off-air services and first look at any content created or developed for any platform. Basically: Comedy Central wants as much Distefano as they can handle. In fact, he already has some projects in the works including a

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    South Park teases Amazon Unfulfilled episode (Video)

    South Park has a brand new and very timely episode coming up on Wednesday. In the episode titled Unfulfilled, the 9th episode of Season 22, the town of South Park has been chosen to be the site of an Amazon fulfillment center. Everyone in the town enjoys the benefits of letting Amazon run everything until tensions between the workers and the company inevitably come to a head. The episode continues

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    Comedy Central Stand-Up Month to bring new specials from these four comedians

    Comedy Central is making January Stand-up Month with new specials from Ron Funches, Chris Distefano, James Davis, and Roy Wood Jr. They will also be producing a new digital stand-up series featuring 14 up-and-coming comedians simply titled Comedy Central Stand-Up. New hours from the four comedy powerhouses will premiere each Friday starting January 4. The site also released a promo featuring the four…and a unicorn.   Ron Funches: Giggle Fit will

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    Awkwafina, Rory Scovel land Comedy Central shows as network hunts for hits

    Awkwafina and Rory Scovel are coming to Comedy Central with their very own scripted TV shows. Comedy Central announced in a press release that they are greenlighting eight episodes of Scovel’s Robbie and 10 episodes of Awkwafina’s self-titled series. Both Scovel and Awkwafina had break-out performances this year. Scovel became an indie darling on TruTV’s Those Who Can’t, but appeared on the big screen opposite Amy Schumer in I Feel

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    Cartman gets anxious on new South Park teaser (Video)

    South Park released a promo video for its new episode Buddha Box, which will air this Wednesday, November 28 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central. In the episode, Cartman has been diagnosed with anxiety. For regular fans of the show, it will come as no surprise that Cartman interprets this diagnosis in the worst, most-selfish way imaginable and decides he doesn’t want to deal with people any longer because

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    Adam Sandler movie marathon kicks off Comedy Central special programming

    December is one of those months where you’re always playing something pleasant in the background. Comedy Central hopes to get us over the hump to 2019 with a full month of special programming you can always leave on while you wrap presents, pack for that vacation, or hide away from the family with that basement tube TV that may or may not still work. The 31 Days of Holiday Survival

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    Siblings try to stay relevant in The Other Two trailer (Video)

    Comedy Central debuted the first trailer for former Saturday Night Live co-head writers Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider’s upcoming show The Other Two. The series, executive produced by Lorne Michaels, stars relative newcomer Drew Tarver as “a 28-year-old actor struggling to get better auditions than ‘Man at Party Who Smells Fart'” and Heléne Yorke as “his 30-year-old sister, who is struggling in general. As the two work toward finding themselves,

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    Jim Gaffigan: Noble Ape making Comedy Central debut

    No Netflix? No problem! Jim Gaffigan returns to Comedy Central with his stand-up special Noble Ape on November 23. Gaffigan chose not to release Noble Ape on Netflix like his previous two specials Cinco and Obsessed. Instead, it released theatrically and has been available for streaming on a variety of On Demand platforms since July. And, of course, the album is available for purchase on iTunes. Noble Ape will make its network

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    Drunk History sixth season coming to Comedy Central in January; Corporate renewed

    Drunk History is coming back for a sixth season. The hit Comedy Central faux-history show is out with new episodes on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 10:00 p.m. One new episode will be devoted to a parody of Are You Afraid Of The Dark? which will tell the story of how Mary Shelley created Frankenstein. The episode features Evan Rachel Wood as Mary, Seth Rogen as Dr. Frankenstein, Elijah Wood as

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    Jon Dore Comedy Central special tries to save America (Video)

    Can Jon Dore be the Canadian savior America has been praying for? Comedy Central sure hopes so as it debuts Big Questions, Huge Answers with Jon Dore. In this new special, Dore tackles “the two biggest threats to our children’s safety: cyberbullying and predatory teachers.” Obviously, Dore has something special up his sleeve as this will be airing on Comedy Central and not Vice. In one seemingly bonkers segment, according

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    Bill Burr presents Paul Virzi tonight on Comedy Central as part of All Things Comedy production pact (Video)

    Bill Burr gets to launch a career tonight when Paul Virzi’s one-hour Comedy Central special debuts at 12:30 a.m. ET/PT. Bill Burr Presents Paul Virzi: I’ll Say This is the first of three stand-up specials in the network’s deal with All Things Comedy, the production banner co-founded by Burr and Daily Show alum Al Madrigal. “Paul’s growth as a comedian over the last five years has been amazing to watch,”

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    Comedy Central PSA asks #ShouldWeVote (Video)

    There are no celebrities in the new Comedy Central #ShouldWeVote public service announcement. That’s right. No Academy Award-winning actor or Disney pop star is in this video to tell you to vote—no Emma Stone, no Barbra Streisand, no Bruno Mars. The absence of famous people telling you what to do leaves the everyday American lost and confused asking themselves, “Should I vote?” Comedy Central’s contribution to the Rock The Vote

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    South Park will ‘Purge’ on Halloween (Video)

    Halloween is coming back to South Park as the series will premiere The Scoots—its eighth Halloween episode in 22 seasons. The new episode will deal, it seems, with the economics of trick-or-treating in a Purge-esque South Park. “This year, a revolution in mobility is changing Halloween for everyone,” said the Comedy Central website. “Chaos erupts, as every kid is out to get more candy than they have ever gotten before. Mr.

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