• Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson joined by Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan, Brian Regan and more in ‘Top Five’ trailer

    In his directorial debut, Chris Rock calls in all the comedic favors he can and lines his upcoming film Top Five with a rogue’s gallery of talent. Brian Regan. Kevin Hart. JB Smoove. Tracy Morgan. Whoopi Goldberg. The list goes on and on and it’s hard not to put our money on this movie for being one of the funniest of the year. Taking on writing duties as well, Rock

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    Larry David on Curb Your Enthusiasm: I haven’t given up hope on season nine

    Though it’s been more than three years since Curb Your Enthusiasm aired its final episode of its eighth season, series creator and star Larry David hasn’t ruled out a ninth season for HBO. During the Q&A portion of a conversation on Sunday hosted by once-recurring Curb Your Enthusiasm director David Steinberg, Larry David announced, “I haven’t given up hope.” This sent cheers throughout the live audience, according to LA Weekly.

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    Last Comic Standing renewed for ninth season, under Wanda Sykes’ leadership

    NBC is pleased with Wanda Sykes’ revival of stand-up comedy competition series Last Comic Standing. The network renewed the reality show, along with America’s Got Talent and American Ninja Warrior, over the weekend. The series returned for an eighth season this summer amidst some skepticism with host JB Smoove after four years off air. The show was twice not renewed. Last Comic Standing faced controversy, low ratings and unoriginal Survivor-esque

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    NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’ off to great start, first semi-finalists announced

    With judges Russell Peters, Roseanne and Keenen Ivory Wayans and host JB Smoove, Last Comic Standing made its triumphant return last night to NBC. And this time, with the guidance of executive producer Wanda Sykes, Last Comic Standing is being done right. In year’s past NBC went to great lengths in order to perpetuate the idea that all of the comedians participating were “up and coming,” whether they were in

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    Roseanne, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Russell Peters named Last Comic Standing judges

    Executive producer Wanda Sykes and her team have locked up their celebrity judges and premiere date for the upcoming season of Last Comic Standing. The 13-episode eighth season premieres on May 22 for two hours at 9 pm EST, airing for one hour at 10 pm in following weeks. Comedian J.B. Smoove will take over hosting duties each week on the nationally-televised stand-up comedy competition. Sticking to the standard three-person

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    Watch Larry David as you’ve never seen him before in ‘Clear History’ teaser (Video)

    As it was filming last year, we kept your abreast of Clear History, the feature film Larry David was making for HBO. And now, we can tell you it’s going to premiere on the cable monster this August. The ensemble comedy stars David as recently divorced Nathan Flomm — a guy who exiles himself to a small island off the coast of Massachusetts after he loses a bunch of money

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    Rob Riggle doesn’t want you to watch this video

    Last night on Conan, Rob Riggle shared an important imperative with the world: Stop watching Web videos! With the help of JB Smoove, Horatio Sanz, New Girl’s Jake Johnson, and Parks and Recreation’s Alison Becker, Riggle pleads with consumers to stop supporting free videos starring wannabe actors. Of course, it’s all to promote Riggle’s new Web series Coogan Auto, which stars the aforementioned players. Check out the PSA below and

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    This red band featurette for Movie 43 with Anna Faris, Emma Stone, Kristen Bell and more is bonkers (Video)

    In what will prove to be the oddest comedy this winter, Movie 43 boasts a seemingly unending list of comedy stars, featuring the likes of Emma Stone, Kristen Bell, Anna Faris, Chris Pratt, Johnny Knoxville, Justin Long, Stephen Merchant, JB Smoove, Leslie Bibb and Christopher Mintz-Plasse– not to mention a stellar list of Hollywood stars not known for their comedy chops: Uma Thurman, Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, Halle Berry, Gerard

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    Laughspin’s red carpet report from Comedy Central’s Night of Too Many Stars (Video)

    Viewers at home will be treated to an outstanding event this Sunday when Comedy Central airs their autism benefit Night of Too Many Stars at 8 pm ET. Hosted by Jon Stewart, the evening brought together some of the most seemingly disparate performers– from Bill O’Reilly to Sting; from Seth Rogen to CNN’s John King, as well as Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Stephen Colbert, Louis C.K., Bill Burr, Katy Perry

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    JB Smoove pleads with Larry David for a ninth season of ‘Curb’ (Exclusive audio)

    Curb Your Enthusiasm star Jeff Garlin recently said there’s a “decent chance” for a ninth season of the hit HBO series. And although it wasn’t much to go on, he could’ve said that, no, there’s no chance and Larry David is done with it. So we were happy with the little hope Garlin provided. On Saturday night, on the red carpet (it was actually blue) of Comedy Central’s Night of

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    Everything you need to know about Larry David’s movie (Updates)

    Though we haven’t heard a lot of details in the last few months about Larry David’s film project, there’s now a windfall of info available— like the movie’s title, for instance. It’s called Clear History and it’s being produced for HBO, a natural home for the creator and star of Curb Your Enthusiasm. And an amazing cast has been assembled. Saturday Night Live’s Bill Hader, Eastbound and Down’s Danny McBride,

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    Comedian JB Smoove to host television commercial awards on NBC

    Comedian, writer, and stand-up comic J.B. Smoove will host the newest Hollywood awards show to be televised– The CLIOS: World’s Best Commercials. Smoove is best known for his role, alongside Larry David, as Leon Black on HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm. In recent years, however, the comedian has established himself as a nationally headlining comedian, having landed his own Comedy Central hour special That’s How I Dooz It and another show

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    The Laughspin interview with Ian Edwards

    Many comedians strive to make people from all sorts of backgrounds laugh, but an incredibly small percentage of them actually achieve that. Amongst them is the Ian Edwards. From six seasons on Punk’d to writing on Saturday Night Live to crushing it on stand-up stages everywhere to his current gig writing for the reboot of In Living Color at Fox, Edwards is making his “colorless” brand of comedy known. We

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    Sacha Baron Cohen’s ‘Dictator’ beds Megan Fox in first trailer

    It’s been three years since we last found Sacha Baron Cohen lampooning popular culture and politics in that half scripted, half way-too-real way he’s mastered ever since the success of his Ali G. Show on HBO a decade ago. But this summer, Cohen returns with The Dictator, a comedy centered around — you guessed it — a fictitious dictator who tries his best to keep democracy far away from the

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    Comedy Matters with Jimmy Fallon, Nick Cannon and more!

    The Comic Strip hosted the 6th Annual NY’s Funniest Reporter Show, which was produced as always by Ryan McCormick and Mark Goldman of Goldman McCormick PR, and it was a super successful event.

    Jeffrey Gurian with Fox News Channel’s Courtney Friel. She puts the “Fox” in Fox News!

    The contestants were Jane Velez-Mitchell from Headline News, (who I think is such a great person! ) Greg

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