• 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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    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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    SXSW Comedy, Day 3: Brett Gelman, Jay Larson, Team Coco and more!

    AUSTIN — As you may have heard, Austin’s motto is “Keep Austin Weird,” referring to the fun eccentricities of its most colorful people and places. But the same could have been said for one of the oddest performances I can remember seeing in the past three years of covering SXSW: Brett Gelman’s Gelmania. Allow me to set the stage: Gelman stands front and center amid smoke, flashing lights, and a

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    Comedy Central will premiere Bonnaroo comedy special with Key & Peele, Marc Maron and more

    This year Comedy Central helped produce the comedy portion of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, and the line-up was especially impressive. For the many of us who couldn’t make the trip to that groovy farm in Manchester, TN, however, we’re in luck; Comedy Central was there to film most of it for CC:Stand-Up: The Bonnaroo Experience. The one-hour special will be a compilation of several performances from this year’s

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    Watch comedian Jon Dore search for an NBA replacement on ‘Conan’

    It’s almost been three weeks since the return of the NBA and whether they will ever make up to NBA fans for their regular season stoppage is a question that still hangs in the air. Well, as far as comedian Jon Dore is concerned, it’s more than a question that still lingers. For Dore, the NBA has pretty much a broken a promise that has stayed a broken promise, which

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    Rory Scovel successfully does stand-up in total darkness, accompanied by live music

    When performing comedy in front of a live audience, it’s strongly recommended that the stage be lit. If specifically performing stand-up, it’s also recommended that indie rock music not be playing during the performance. Given how obvious those two observations are, going against both of them would be, in most cases, just plain daft. Leave it up to one Rory Scovel to prove all that wrong. After pulling off one

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    Video: Did Conan O’Brien’s show steal local sketch group’s double comedian bit?

    Conan has been in reruns for the past week and a half, but the show is still in the news for a potentially ripped sketch performed right before the show’s hiatus. The AV Club reports that a sketch group from Cleveland, Last Call Cleveland, alleges Conan swiped the premise for a simultaneous stand-up comedy performance starring comedians Jon Dore and Rory Scovel. Their demanded compensation? Allowing the sketch group to

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    Exclusive video interview with the Sklar brothers

    If you haven’t watched the recently premiered original series Held Up, exclusively showing on Crackle.com and helmed by the always delightful Sklar brothers, we submit that you’ve been missing out on one of the web’s funniest and smartly-written series. The show follows the adventures of two pairs of thieves who descend upon the same bank to knock over on the same day. You can check out the entire series here.

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