• Watch: Ron White Netflix special teaser

    Comedian Ron White announced his new special premiering on Netflix October 16 via his Twitter today. The special, titled If You Quit Listening, I’ll Shut Up, will be the first special White has released since 2012’s A Little Unprofessional, his first with the streaming giant. A veteran comedian with over 30 years of on-stage experience, White might be remembered best for his infamous alias “Tater Salad.” White toured as part

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    Recording Academy still nominating Kathy Griffin for Grammys, for some reason

    The Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences have once again, despite the huge amount of quality stand-up released in 2013, felt it necessary to laud Kathy Griffin in the best comedy album category. It’s the sixth year in a row they’ve done so. Griffin’s album this year Calm Down Gurrl, not unlike many of her previous “albums,” is simply one giant audio track extracted from her most recent stand-up special

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    Ron White makes the self-released comedy special even better with ‘A Little Unprofessional’

    In the past nine months, direct-to-fan album sales have seemed to be all the rage with stand-up comedians who decided to take control of their comedy careers. While independent and unknown bands and comedians have never had any other choice but to independently distribute their wares, it took the innovative ideas of Louis C.K., who sold his last special, Live at the Beacon Theatre exclusively on his website for $5,

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    CMT greenlights animated show with Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Larry the Cable Guy

    It’s been a while since we’ve seen the original Blue Collar Comedy guys collaborate on a project. By next year, however, we’ll see Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy together again—in all-new animated forms. That’s right, folks: CMT has given the thumbs-up to Bounty Hunters, a 30-minute weekly series that centers around the trio and their ramshackle bounty hunter business. (If you’re wondering where Ron White is,

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    11 of the Funniest Stories Told by Comedians

    Story telling is an integral part of stand-up comedy. Most comedians, in some form, tell stories. Maybe a story comes as a quick aside to further explain the premise of a joke; sometimes it takes the form of an extended tag at the end of a minute-long bit. At times, a comedian will tell a story about his or her day to break up the more scripted part of their

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    Ron White launches new comedy record label

    Ron White has laid down a cool million of his own scratch to start a new record label, set to release both music and comedy albums. The comic teamed up with music producer Michael Blakey to form the Organica Music Group. Blakley will be in charge of the daily operations, and will serve as president of the music division, while Ron White will, of course, head the comedy division. Ron’s

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    Ron White lands starring role on USA Network sitcom

    Ron White will be starring in a new half hour comedy on USA—the network’s first one in over 10 years. The network is looking to (slowly) begin opening it’s scheduling up to accommodate for more half hour comedies in the future. To start things off, the network went with Linda Bloodworth’s Driven. In it, White will star as, according to Deadline.com, a guy who loses his job and starts up

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    10 years of Blue Collar Comedy to be documented on CMT

    America’s favorite stand-up com-hicks, Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy (hilarious guys and bright businessmen laughing all the way to the ATM) will reunite to reminisce about 10 years of their comedy phenomenon, the Blue Collar Tour, on two TV specials airing back-to- back March 13 on CMT. The fun begins at 8 p.m. with True Blue: Ten Years of Blue Collar Comedy, a behind-the-scenes chronicle of

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    Ron White: The Scotch-soaked legend of comedy

    Sold out theater shows, a national tour, a new CD, DVD and Comedy Central special. This is just another average year for comedian Ron White. You can easily envision Ron White kicking through a saloon door before he takes the stage, hear the spurs jangle as he saunters to the mic, pulls from his cigar and puts another crowd on notice that he’s the only law in this town. The

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    Bill Engvall: The family guy

    Comedian Bill Engvall is bringing family back to comedy. The proof is in the blue collar comic’s stand-up and on The Bill Engvall Show; the second season premieres on TBS this Thursday. On his sitcom, The Bill Engvall Show, debuting its second season on June 12 on TBS, stand-up comedian Bill Engvall plays the kind of guy you’d want as your neighbor. After talking to the real Engvall in person,

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    Reno Collier: Blue Collar Comedy 2.0

    With a little help from his friends — Larry the Cable Guy, Jeff Foxworthy included — comedian Reno Collier is quickly climbing his way to the top of the next generation of blue collar comedy stars. After humbly starting his stand-up career one night at an open mic at Atlanta’s Punchline comedy club, comedian Reno Collier has, to say the least, found much success. He had his own Comedy Central

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