• Watch the trailer and five clips from the upcoming Lenny Bruce documentary

    Who would’ve thought that a producer who has made a career working on reality shows like The Bachelor, High School Reunion and Cookin’ with Coolio, would have such a healthy respect for one of the comedy world’s most influential figures. But the fact is, Elan Gale is clearly passionate about the late Lenny Bruce. And to prove it, his long-in-the-making documentary Looking For Lenny will hit the digital marketplace March

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    PBS special will feature Jerry Seinfeld, Carol Burnett, George Lopez, Lisa Lampanelli and more

    Mary Tyler Moore is set to host a PBS tribute to The Ed Sullivan Show entitled Ed Sullivan’s Comedy Legends. The retrospective airs on Aug. 6 and will feature Ed Sullivan veterans such as Carol Burnett, Rich Little, Jackie Mason, Anne Meara, Carl Reiner, Joan Rivers and Jerry Stiller. The show will also feature next generation comedians like Joy Behar, Kathy Griffin, Arsenio Hall, Lisa Lampanelli, Richard Lewis, George Lopez,

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    Video: Richard Lewis has severe emotional issues and therefore hasn’t seen any Oscar contenders

    With the “Best Picture” category of the Oscars now nominating 10 movies instead of five, it’s hard to get a sense of which are serious contenders and which are just… not. But never fear, because Richard Lewis is here to help. Check this Funny or Die exclusive to see Lewis’s opinions on all of the nominees, and which film he expects to win this Sunday. And which film trailer gave

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    Tom Hanks making movie about Leno and Letterman

    In the midst of NBC’s highly-publicized late night shuffle, development is underway on a movie about several of the players involved. William Knoedelseder‘s book, I’m Dying Up Here: Heartbreak and High Times in Stand-up Comedy’s Golden Era is being adapted for the screen by Playtone, Tom Hanks’ production company. The story focuses on The Comedy Store, LA’s premiere comedy club during the 70’s and 80’s and the venue where Jay

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