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Watch a Sneak Peek of Showtime's New Comedy HAPPYish! Watch a Sneak Peek of Showtime's New Comedy HAPPYish!
by TV News Desk - March 27, 2015

SHOWTIME will air a special sneak preview of the pilot episode of the new half-hour comedy series HAPPYish on Sunday, April 5 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.... (more...)
Michael Ian Black, Leslie Jones & More Coming to Carolines on Broadway in April Michael Ian Black, Leslie Jones & More Coming to Carolines on Broadway in April
by BWW News Desk - March 26, 2015

Carolines on Broadway announces its line-up for the month of April 2015, highlighted by headliners Brent Morin, from NBC's “Undateable,” April 2 - 4; Michael Ian Black, from E!'s “Burning Love” and MTV's “The State,” April 10 - 12; Leslie Jones, from NBC's “Saturday Night Live,” April 16 - 19; and R... (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Trailer & Key Art for Ricky Gervais' One-Hour DEREK SPECIAL on Netflix VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Trailer & Key Art for Ricky Gervais' One-Hour DEREK SPECIAL on Netflix
by TV News Desk - March 26, 2015

Below, get a sneak peak of the one-hour special of DEREK, Ricky Gervais' bittersweet comedy drama about a group of outsiders living on society's margins and check out key art at left!... (more...)
Jay Leno to Perform at the Palace Theatre, 4/25 Jay Leno to Perform at the Palace Theatre, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2015

As an acclaimed late-night TV show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children's book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, lovable TV and movie voiceover artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropist, it's no wonder why Jay Leno has always been widely characterized ... (more...)
LIPSHTICK Partners with Noah's Animal House for Donation Drive LIPSHTICK Partners with Noah's Animal House for Donation Drive
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2015

Animal lovers Caroline Rhea and Elayne Boosler have teamed up to benefit Noah's Animal House at The Shade Tree when they take the stage at “LIPSHTICK- The Perfect Shade of Standup” at The Venetian Las Vegas on Saturday, March 28. The two funny ladies will host a donation drive for new and gently use... (more...)
Late Night Improv Performances Set for Barter Theatre This Spring Late Night Improv Performances Set for Barter Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2015

Barter's newest performance group, The Barter Players Encore Company, is set to host Late Night Improv performances in March, April and May.... (more...)
VIDEO: Chelsea Peretti Talks 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' & More on TONIGHT VIDEO: Chelsea Peretti Talks 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' & More on TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - March 19, 2015

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Chelsea Peretti talked to Jimmy about the latest season of her Fox comedy, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and weak iPhone complaints.... (more...)
VIDEO: SXSW Fans Praise Fictional Bands on JIMMY KIMMEL's Lie Witness News VIDEO: SXSW Fans Praise Fictional Bands on JIMMY KIMMEL's Lie Witness News
by TV News Desk - March 18, 2015

Last night's JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE went out onto the streets of South by Southwest to ask people their opinions on a bunch of fake bands they made up.... (more...)
Ellen DeGeneres to 'Change TV' With ONE BIG HAPPY Ellen DeGeneres to 'Change TV' With ONE BIG HAPPY
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2015

Almost 18 years ago, Ellen DeGeneres made television history when she announced she was gay on her sitcom. Today, DeGeneres is changing the TV landscape yet again with the NBC comedy, ONE BIG HAPPY.... (more...)
Simon Amstell Coming to Comedy Works Larimer Square, 4/21 Simon Amstell Coming to Comedy Works Larimer Square, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2015

Simon Amstell is an award-winning British comedian, writer and actor whose dark humor and acerbic wit have made him a household name in the UK. His self-revelatory style of stand-up comedy glimmers with intelligence and angst.... (more...)
Comedian MICHAEL MALONE Releases New Stand-Up Album Comedian MICHAEL MALONE Releases New Stand-Up Album
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2015

The album was recorded live at the Joke Joint Comedy Club in St. Paul, Minnesota, where Malone revealed his demons and vices with heavy-hitting punch lines. Malone has earned praise from critics who value his ability to win over and engage an audience.... (more...)
Television Icon Betty White to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Television Icon Betty White to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards
by BWW News Desk - March 16, 2015

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today announced that television icon, Betty White, will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards... (more...)
Ray Stevens to Release New Comedy Music Album, HERE WE GO AGAIN! Ray Stevens to Release New Comedy Music Album, HERE WE GO AGAIN!
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2015

Country music funnyman Ray Stevens is returning to his classic comedic roots with the upcoming release of a new comedy music album, Here We Go Again! Stevens, who has kept the world laughing for more than half a century, will release the project on March 24, 2015, marking his first all-new comedy a... (more...)
Bill Hicks' Catalog Of Work to Be Rereleased Bill Hicks' Catalog Of Work to Be Rereleased
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2015

Comedy Dynamics is excited to announce its partnership with Bill Hicks' estate and will re-release his entire catalog of stand-up comedy albums and specials beginning April 28; putting the iconic comedian's entire catalog of work in print for the first time in over a decade.... (more...)
Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome Whitney Cummings, 5/15 Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome Whitney Cummings, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2015

A University of Pennsylvania magna cum laude grad with a degree in communications and film, Whitney Cummings covers topics such as gender differences, sexism, human sexuality and relationships. In the words of someone who recently saw Whitney's stand-up show, 'Whitney is beautiful, quick-witted, and... (more...)
FOX Acquires Comedy Central's Sketch Comedy TOSH.O; Show to Air Fall 2015 FOX Acquires Comedy Central's Sketch Comedy TOSH.O; Show to Air Fall 2015
by TV News Desk - March 05, 2015

Debmar-Mercury and the FOX Television Stations today announced that FOX, which operates one of the nation's largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, has acquired Comedy Central's highly popular "Tosh.0" starting in fall 2015.... (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek - CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL Returns to Adult Swim, 3/20 VIDEO: Sneak Peek - CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL Returns to Adult Swim, 3/20
by TV News Desk - March 04, 2015

Adult Swim announced today that the sixth season of the two-time Emmy®-winning live-action comedy series Childrens Hospital will premiere on Friday, March 20, at Midnight ET/PT.... (more...)
Jim Gaffigan Coming to GIANT Center, 8/10 Jim Gaffigan Coming to GIANT Center, 8/10
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Jim Gaffigan, a Grammy nominated Comedian, New York Times Best Selling author and top touring performer is coming to Giant Center on Monday, August 10 at 8:00 p.m.... (more...)
Jim Gaffigan Returning to Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 7/22 Jim Gaffigan Returning to Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, 7/22
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2015

Today, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts announced the addition of the critically acclaimed comedy tour Jim Gaffigan: Contagious to its summer lineup for 2015. Gaffigan, who is a Grammy-nominated comedian and New York Times Best-Selling author, will perform on Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 7:00 & 9:30 p... (more...)
Berkshire Theatre Group to Welcome Ralphie May, 4/25 Berkshire Theatre Group to Welcome Ralphie May, 4/25
by BWW News Desk - March 02, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group welcomes Last Comic Standing acclaimed comedian, Ralphie May on Saturday, April 25 at 8pm at The Colonial Theatre.... (more...)
The Clown School Partners with Second City Hollywood for Clowning Level 1 Class, Beginning 2/7 The Clown School Partners with Second City Hollywood for Clowning Level 1 Class, Beginning 2/7
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2014

Beginning Saturday, February 7, 2015, The Clown School and Second City Hollywood will be kicking off a second Clowning Level 1 class at Second City's training center in Hollywood, taught by The Clown School's seasoned performer and instructor Zachary Steel. The two companies first teamed up to teach... (more...)
VIDEO: First Look - Watch Promo for Comedy Central's THE NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE VIDEO: First Look - Watch Promo for Comedy Central's THE NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE
by TV News Desk - December 16, 2014

THE NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE premieres January 19th at 11:30 pm ET/PT after 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.'... (more...)
Christopher Titus Releases New Comedy Special Christopher Titus Releases New Comedy Special
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2014

Coming off his fifth special “Voice In My Head,” where Titus detailed his biggest screw-ups, including his hilarious early days in entertainment aka his first job as Darth Vader for children's birthday parties, Titus now brings to live audiences his newest one-man comedy special, “The Angry Pursuit ... (more...)
Matt Iseman Appears at Comedy Works Landmark Village, Now thru 12/20 Matt Iseman Appears at Comedy Works Landmark Village, Now thru 12/20
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2014

Matt Iseman is a medical doctor (originally from Denver) who left his practice to become an unabashedly happy, extraordinarily enthusiastic stand-up comedian in search of a happy ending.... (more...)
Christina Hendricks to Star in Showtime Comedy ROADIES from Cameron Crowe Christina Hendricks to Star in Showtime Comedy ROADIES from Cameron Crowe
by TV News Desk - December 15, 2014

Five-time Emmy® Award nominee Christina Hendricks (Mad Men) will star in the new SHOWTIME pilot ROADIES, which follows the day-to-day life of a successful rock tour as seen through the eyes of music's unsung heroes... (more...)





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