• Tracy Morgan in critical condition after car accident in New Jersey (UPDATE)

    UPDATE 5:40 pm ET — Truck driver Kevin Roper, 35, of Jonesboro, Ga. has been charged with one count of death by auto and four counts of assault by auto. As for Morgan, “He’s got a brace on his neck, but he’s smiling,” says a friend of the comedian’s, according to the New York Post, adding the friend accompanied Morgan’s ex-wife, Sabina Morgan, on a visit to the hospital. UPDATE

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    Lewis Black, Don Rickles, Bill Burr, Aziz Ansari, more headline Just For Laughs’ 32nd festival

    Lewis Black, Bill Burr, Aziz Ansari, Don Rickles and many more huge names in comedy will headline the 32ns annual Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. The festival just released, in part, the following information: The 32nd edition of the Just For Laughs Festival, presented by Videotron in association with Loto-Québec, promises to be the most star-studded lineup ever with a living legend, TV and cinema’s biggest comedy names,

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    Spike TV’s Don Rickles ‘One Night Only’ live blog

    Hey, all we’re live from the Apollo Theater in New York watching the filming of Spike TV’s One Night Only tribute to the legendary Don Rickles. We just got done chatting up celebs and funny folks on the red carpet — actually it was black, white and gray — and now we’re ready to get to the main event. Keep refreshing this page to get up-to-date updates from the Don

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    David Letterman, Jon Stewart, Jimmy Kimmel to honor Don Rickles during Spike TV’s ‘One Night Only’

    Don Rickles will get the Don Rickles treatment from fellow comedians on May 28 on Spike TV during One Night Only: an All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles with David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Jimmy Kimmel and Bob Newhart entertaining and celebrating the comedy icon. The only thing not announced is how quickly the celebration will turn into a roast of the 87-year old insult comic. Robert De Niro,

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    Jerry Seinfeld’s web series will feature Sarah Silverman, David Letterman, more! (Video)

    Jerry Seinfeld’s highly successful Web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee is set to return on June 13 at noon ET, when the first episode featuring Sarah Silverman will go live on Crackle.com. In its second season, we’ll find the iconic comedian and television star taking joy rides, grabbing a cup of joe and chatting with, in addition to Silverman, David Letterman, Don Rickles, Chris Rock, Seth Meyers and French

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    Don Rickles on polite Bob Newhart: If Hitler had lived, Bob would have chatted him up

    For the first time in their storied careers, comedy icons Don Rickles and Bob Newhart shared the stage. The monumental moment went down at the AARP’s Life@50+ National Event & Expo in Las Vegas. Don Rickles In Conversation With Bob Newhart featured stand-up from both comics but perhaps most interesingly the close pair regaled the audience of thousands with personal anecdotes, including stories about their families’ shared vacations. At one

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    Watch Robin Williams, Don Rickles and Kristen Wiig at The Comedy Awards

    You may be aware that The Comedy Awards will air on Comedy Central this Sunday at 9 pm EST. We posted a trio of preview videos here, and guess what? Here’s three more. That’s six total, if you’re keeping track. Below you’ll find Robin Williams accept the Stand-Up Icon Award, the legendary Don Rickles receive The Johnny Carson Award For Comedic Excellence and finally, Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo getting

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    Don Rickles launches ‘Mr. Warmth’ app for iPhone and Android

    At 85 years old, iconic Don Rickles isn’t just scooting by on his untouchable comedian status. He’s keeping up with the times just fine. He’s just released his first mobile app for iPhones and Androids, called Mr. Warmth (his nickname). The $2.99 application is full of classic Rickles quips– perfect for fans of the comedian’s famous insult style. I downloaded Mr. Warmth (because I’m a dedicated comedy reporter, everybody!) and

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    Late night guests Rickles, Wright, Arnett and Weinbach offer a history of comedy (Videos)

    You might have not noticed Tuesday night, but Don Rickles, Steven Wright, Will Arnett, and Brent Weinbach all made appearances throughout the late night talk show circuit. What you might not have noticed is that within the programming of guests across networks that night lies a solid exhibition of a timeline in the history of comedy. Rare is the occasion in which any art form could be so succinctly displayed

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    Don Rickles autographs Mr. Potato Head for Haiti

    Get a load of one of the more entertaining entertainment-related items currently up for auction to help Haiti! It’s a fancy, porcelain Mr. Potato Head, signed by the one and only Don Rickles. As described on eBay: “Up for auction is a porcelain Mr. Potato Head figurine from 1999 created for the Disney Pixar film Toy Story 2. The figurine is signed by the voice of Mr. Potato Head, the

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