• EXCLUSIVE preview: Jim Gaffigan takes over Pandora Comedy in honor of Cinco

    With the release of his latest album Cinco, Jim Gaffigan continues to spread his everyman comedy to the world. So, it’s no surprise he’s set to to begin a national tour — dubbed the Noble Ape Tour — that begins July 14 in Hershey, PA and continues through December. Before he hits the road, however, he’s got a job to do. In honor of Cinco and Father’s Day — you probably know

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    McDonald’s gifts entire Jim Gaffigan audience with cheeseburgers, McGriddles. Super Bowl Pay with Lovin’ commercial takes on new life (VIDEO)

    It’s not every day that we get to see exercise routines and fast food sharing a spotlight. At least, not in a way that’s usually beneficial to the fast food company. But over the weekend, Jim Gaffigan proved that working out and indulging a McDonald’s cheeseburger doesn’t have to be mutually exclusive. It’s all in the healing power of comedy, folks. See, the whole thing started when Gaffigan tweeted about

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    Jim Gaffigan Show first teaser. Check it out! (Video)

    On the heels of his second best-selling book Food: A Love Story, comedy fans are now gearing up for Jim Gaffigan’s next project— The Jim Gaffigan Show on TV Land. The scripted series centers on the veteran comedian’s life as a New York City based husband and father to five children. And today we just got a look at the first trailer for The Jim Gaffigan Show, which premieres this

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    When Craig Ferguson leaves Late Late Show, great comedians will guest host. And then also John Mayer.

    When Craig Ferguson ends his nearly 10-year reign as Late Late Show host at the end of December, a roster of guest hosts – including the insufferable John Mayer – will sit behind the Scottish comedian’s vacated desk until James Corden officially takes over. Drew Carey will host first between Jan. 5 and Jan. 9 and again between March 2 and March 6. Judd Apatow, Jim Gaffigan, Wayne Brady, Will

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    Jim Gaffigan talks ‘Food: A Love Story’ with David Letterman, explains hatred for fish (Video)

    Since Jim Gaffigan will unleash his second book upon the world in less than two months, the veteran comedian visited Late Show with David Letterman last night to drop some knowledge about food, the topic of said book. While Food: A Love Story won’t hit retailers until Oct. 21, Gaffigan gave viewers a small taste (get it?) of what we could expect. Letterman seemed puzzled by Gaffigan’s seemingly off-kilter infatuation

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    Jim Gaffigan’s ‘The Gaffigan Show’ finds homes on TV Land, Comedy Central

    Jim Gaffigan’s single-camera pilot has finally found itself a home. TV Land gave the show a series order for a 10-episode first season. The Gaffigan Show will debut in 2015 on the Viacom-owned network. “I’m thrilled that TV Land is giving us this opportunity to do this show that Peter [Tolan], Jeannie and I have been fine-tuning for three years,” said the Dad Is Fat author. (Jeannie Gaffigan is Jim’s

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    Funny Or Die Oddball comedy festival returns: Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Marc Maron

    Funny Or Die and Live Nation are teaming up again for their second Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival 2014. After a successful touring last year with Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords, Funny or Die will bring in some more of the best comedians in the country. The tour will include performances by Amy Schumer, Aziz Ansari, Louis C.K., Bill Burr, Dave Attell, Chris Hardwick,

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    Russell Peters, Jim Gaffigan, Amy Schumer, Bill Burr want you to donate to Ted Alexandro’s Kickstarter campaign! (Video)

    Comedian Ted Alexandro gave us all a tease of what his stellar Web series Teachers Lounge may look like. Now, with good friend and co-creator Hollis James, he’s trying to make even more episodes of the show. Alexandro and James have started a Kickstarter campaign to raise $50,000 to create a complete a 10-episode first season. Teachers Lounge stars the two as a music teacher (Alexandro) and a janitor (James)

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    Jim Gaffigan receives most adorable stage intro ever (Video)

    Comedian Jim Gaffigan knows how to write the most adorable introduction for himself of all time. On Sunday night at the Pabst Theater in Milwaukee, WI, he was brought on stage by his five (yes, five) children and co-writing wife Jeannie. Eldest offspring Marre and Jack Gaffigan start with a cute set of show announcements followed by a song to teach the audience how to properly spell their last name.

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    Ashley Williams cast in Jim Gaffigan’s CBS pilot, also Michael Ian Black (Update)

    Jim Gaffigan’s recently reworked pilot now has recast its female lead. Ashley Williams will co-star as Gaffigan’s wife Jeannie, a super-wife and super-mom, possessing an ample amount of energy, patience and good humor. CBS ordered the single-camera comedy pilot last season, but ended up passing on it. Mira Sorvino played Jeannie in the previous pilot. Williams has appeared in multiple episodes of Royal Pains, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and How

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    Jay Leno, Chris Tucker, Lily Tomlin and more announced for Gilda’s LaughFest

    Some of the biggest names in stand-up comedy have been announced as headliners of this year’s Gilda’s LaughFest. The nation’s first-ever community-wide comedy festival announced its first round of talent and shows lined up for its fourth year of operation. Among the headliners announced today were LaughFest veterans Jim Gaffigan and Sinbad. The festival, running from March 6 to 16, will feature headliners Lily Tomlin, making a special appearance in

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    Allow Jim Gaffigan to teach you how to be a boss (Video)

    In GQ’s lateset installment of How To Be A Man, hosted by Jason Nash, comedian Jim Gaffigan welcomes viewers to his two bedroom walk-up apartment in Manhattan he shares with his wife and five children. It’s there we learn from the Pale One, himself, how to become a boss in all facets of life. Pay close attention. And be sure to check out past episodes with Andy Richter, Michael Ian

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    Laughspin Podcast, episode 68: Donald Glover, Patrice O’Neal, Jim Gaffigan

    On a brand-spanking-new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I get peeved (that’s right, PEEVED!) about a YouTube “star” who blatantly stole jokes and ideas from the late Patrice O’Neal. Also, we listen to a new track from Joe DeRosa’s new album You Will Die, which comes out Sept. 3. And if that’s not enough we deliver news on Rashida Jones, Jim Gaffigan, Donald Glover, the Comedy Central Roast

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    Jim Gaffigan’s television show might still happen at CBS

    The television gods are working in our favor. CBS is resurrecting Jim Gaffigan’s series, which they passed over this past pilot season. Now, according to reports, the network is redeveloping the show for the 2014-2015 season. The semi-autobiographical single camera comedy will focus on Gaffigan raising his five kids with his wife in New York. It is unclear if any of the original cast, besides Gaffigan, will return for the

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    Jim Gaffigan will write a second book, signs seven figure deal (Exclusive)

    Because of the wild success of his book Dad is Fat, comedian Jim Gaffigan has just signed a seven-figure deal to write his second, Laughspin can exclusively report. The new collection of essays — as yet untitled — will hit stores and online retailers next year and will be published by Crown Archetype, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group at Random House. It will be available in the United

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