• Letterman regular Tommy Johnagin snags CBS pilot deal

    Comedian Tommy Johnagin has landed one of the early exciting pilot orders from CBS. Johnagin has sold a half-hour comedy pilot for a multi-camera show based on his life as a stand-up comic raising a family in a small Midwest town. Johnagin is a regular guest on Late Show with David Letterman (he’s appeared seven times!) and has appeared on John Oliver’s New York Stand-up Show, was a runner-up on NBC’s Last

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    Comedy Central’s ‘The Half-Hour’ premieres June 6 with Michael Che and Chris Distefano

    Comedy Central’s stellar stand-up comedy series The Half-Hour kick off its third season Friday, June 6 at midnight ET with back-to-back comedy specials from comedians Chris Distefano and Michael Che. The quickly-rising Distefano appears on MTV and MTV2’s Guy Code, Girl Code and Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave (among other shows) and Che, a writer on Saturday Night Live, was recently announced as the newest correspondent on

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    Comedy Central announces lineup for Half-Hour comedy specials

    Comedy central has released their roster of comedians receiving 30-minute (well, 22-minute) specials in 2014, SplitSider reports. The new season of The Half-Hour includes a talented list of comedians, many with some television heat on them. Fortune Feimster was recently cast in the much-talked about Tina Fey Fox pilot Cabot College. Michael Che has been tearing it up as a writer at Saturday Night Live after blowing up on the

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    You should watch Tommy Johnagin’s set from Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

    Last night on Late Show with David Letterman, Tommy Johnagin slung some pristinely written, deftly executed jokes about his new life as a father and his mother’s inability to grasp the concept of iTunes. Check it out below! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on SoundCloud for all the latest comedy news, audio clips and more! Listen to the most recent episode below!

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    Comedian Tommy Johnagin on his deal with NBC: In five to seven years I can start being a real a**hole

    Comedian Tommy Johnagin has landed a television deal with NBC to develop a sitcom centered around his life as a not-yet-married, co-habitating new father. Johnagin would star in the show and will co-write the script with Mike Pennie, who’s known mostly for his work on My Name Is Earl. “The timing of this is perfect for me because my girlfriend and I just had a baby,” Johnagin tells Laughspin. “I’ll

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    Video: Comedian Tommy Johnagin would be a pretty laid back murderer

    Psychologists say that writing letters — whether you intend to send them to their prospective recipients or not — is a healthy way of dealing with any number of mental conditions– be it, anxiety, depression or even the desire to murder your roommate. Comedian Tommy Johnagin (Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central) has the right idea, even though friend, fellow comic Joe Zimmerman (Beards of Comedy) may not totally agree. Below,

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    Tommy Johnagin: “Stand Up Comedy 2” (Review)

    It’s no secret among my circle of friends that I gravitate towards edgy comedy. I love being punched in the gut by a barrage of vulgarity and shock à la George Carlin, Bob Saget, even Louis C.K. or Marc Maron. I want to come out of a show with my soul destroyed and my faith in humanity shaken. Fun times! Immersion in that flavor of comedy meant listening to Tommy

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    Video interview: Tommy Johnagin

    In a new episode of A Tight Five, we talk to road warrior comedian Tommy Johnagin — you may have recently seen him on his second appearance on Late Show with David Letterman — about why he tends not to say bad words onstage, his low alcohol tolerance and more. Bonus: Comedians Dan Cummins and J.R. Brow both make special appearances. Enjoy. And while you’re here, check out the aforementioned

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    Robert Hawkins, Tommy Johnagin, more impress at Aspen comedy festival

    Robert Hawkins

    ASPEN, CO — Friday’s two later shows – Rooftop at Large and After Dark – at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Fest brought together comedians both well known and respected in the industry as well as those under the radar. Honestly, save for a less than stellar MC performance on the former show, what I saw were genuinely solid sets from an amazingly diverse set

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