• Eleven comedy web shows that should be television shows

    When it comes to developing comedy show for television, with the exception of Louie, there is hardly any unilateral decision making that allows for something that is “just good” to be on the air. Demographics, built-in markets, censors, programming and more unfortunately factor into what usually makes it to the air. On the Internet, however, the phenomenon of the web series, though often low budget, has allowed for creativity to

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    Watch Pete Holmes break really bad news to Matt McCarthy

    Bedside manner is one of the hardest concepts for doctors to learn, as there is no exact formula, for example, for breaking the news that someone has cancer. Even so, bedside manner might be overrated. Watch comedian Pete Holmes be the best doctor ever for comedian Matt McCarthy in this new webseries from Front Page Films (makers of Kid Farm) if you want your doctor to be hilariously bad at

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    Atom.com web series “Kid Farm” parodies Gosselins, Duggers and others

    Previously, we reported about Atom.com’s pick-up of the hilarious brain child of comedians Jamie Lee and Pete Holmes, Kid Farm. The new web series, also starring comedians Katina Corrao and Matt McCarthy, based off a pilot episode posted on YouTube, officially launched on Atom.com. The first season follows the fictional Engvalls as they prepare for their 18th (19th? even the parents lose count) child. Check out the first new episode

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    Matt McCarthy is a policeman who knows when you’ve been drunk driving (VIDEO)

    There are certain things people do when they’re drunk that they would never do sober. Have you ever inhaled a quarter pounder from McDonald’s at four in the morning after a night at the bar? You know what we’re talking about. Two ingenious policemen, including Matt McCarthy, a Punchline Magazine Breakout Artist, figure out how to use this to their advantage when conducting field sobriety tests. It’s a guaranteed way

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    Carolines breakout artist: Matt McCarthy

    Print this page out to get $5 off admission to Matt McCarthy’s show at Carolines on July 6. Get more ticket info here. World famous comedy venue Carolines on Broadway and Punchline Magazine have joined forces to present the Breakout Artist Comedy Series. Each Tuesday, at Carolines in New York City, an emerging stand-up comedy star will headline their own show and prove just why they’ve been quietly building a

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    Comedy Central locks down John Oliver stand-up comedy series

    Remember a few weeks ago when we reported on a series of stand-up tapings being hosted by John Oliver? You’re about to see the fruits of those tapings, and then some. Comedy Central has ordered six one-hour episodes of the series, which is appropriately titled John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show. “When John Oliver said he wanted to host a stand-up series featuring his favorite comics, the only real question

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