• Spike TV’s Don Rickles ‘One Night Only’ live blog

    Hey, all we’re live from the Apollo Theater in New York watching the filming of Spike TV’s One Night Only tribute to the legendary Don Rickles. We just got done chatting up celebs and funny folks on the red carpet — actually it was black, white and gray — and now we’re ready to get to the main event. Keep refreshing this page to get up-to-date updates from the Don

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    Tracy Morgan on Eddie Murphy: He taught me I could be sexy and funny at the same time (Video)

    As Eddie Murphy is working on a television series based on his hugely popular Beverly Hills Cop movie franchise, some of the comedy world’s greats spent a night in Los Angeles to honor the man. Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan, Samuel L. Jackson, Arsenio Hall, Brett Ratner, Martin Lawrence and Jeffrey Katzenberg and Eddie’s brother, comedian Charlie Murphy gathered for Eddie Murphy: One Night Only, which will air on Spike TV

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    Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan and more will honor Eddie Murphy on Spike TV

    Although comedy fans have been trying to get Eddie Murphy back on the stand-up stage for years and frowning all the way, they can’t deny the indelible mark he’s left on the world of comedy. Because of that, Comedy Central honored Murphy with the Icon trophy at last year’s first annual Comedy Awards. And now another Viacom property – Spike TV – will dedicate an entire special to the legendary

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    Jim Carrey to be named “Funniest M.F.” at Spike TV’s Guys Choice Awards

    Canadian-born comedy legend Jim Carrey will be awarded the “Funniest M.F.” award at this year’s Guys Choice Awards, presented by Spike TV. Beginning his mainstream career on In Living Color in the early 90’s, Jim quickly made a name for himself portraying notable leads in classic films such as Dumb and Dumber, The Cable Guy and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Spike TV representative Casey Patterson had this to say on

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    Video: Punchline Magazine at the Comedy Awards!

    Comedy fans are anxiously awaiting the broadcast of the first ever Comedy Awards, produced by Comedy Central and airing simultaneously on all of MTV Networks’ properties, including Spike TV, TV Land, Logo, VH1 and CMT. It all goes down this Sunday at 9 pm EST. But Punchline Magazine was there the night of the taping; and more importantly comedian Lauren Ashley Bishop was there on the red carpet for us

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    MTV Networks to release Comedy Central's "Ugly Americans" video game, more titles to come

    MTV Networks today announced the inception of 345 Games, a division charged with creating video games based on Comedy Central and Spike TV properties. The launch will be celebrated with an August release of an Ugly Americans-themed game called Apocalypsegeddon. Comedy Central explains the game like this: “Uniting the spirit and humor of the animated horror-comedy series with addictive game play, the four player co-op side scroller shooter game will

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    Chris Rock to be honored by Spike TV; Tracy Morgan, Zach Galifianakis up for awards

    In its fourth annual Guys Choice Awards, Spike TV is set to bestow the crown and scepter of the “Funniest M.F.” title to none other than Chris Rock – an aptly deserving individual of such a distinction if ever there was one. The, ahem, ceremony will be airing on June 20 at 10 pm EST but voting in a myriad of categories is open now at guyschoice.spike.com Categories revolve around

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    Spike TV searching for comedian to host late night talk show

    Hey, comics: Spike  TV may  be looking for you to host a late night talk show.  The network has begun a nationwide talent search for an “every man” kind of comic to host a project currently in development. Unlike the typical Hollywood and celebrity focused program, this late night show will focus on ordinary people doing extraordinary things. The producer, Tom Bheers (The Deadliest Catch) is looking for undiscovered comedic

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