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Paula Poundstone to Perform at Ridgefield Playhouse, 2/28 Paula Poundstone to Perform at Ridgefield Playhouse, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - January 29, 2015

Some tickets remain to experience live the razor-sharp wit and impeccable comedic timing of “Wait, Wait…Don't Tell Me”… it's Paula Poundstone, on Saturday, February 28, at 8 p.m. at The Ridgefield Playhouse.... (more...)
Stephen Colbert to Be Honored at 10th Annual OSCAR WILDE AWARDS Stephen Colbert to Be Honored at 10th Annual OSCAR WILDE AWARDS
by TV News Desk - January 28, 2015

The Hollywood Reporter reports exclusively that Stephen Colbert will be honored at the 10th annual Oscar Wilde Awards, which will take place at J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot production company located in Santa Monica on February 19th.... (more...)
Maysoon Zayid Returning to ASU, 2/27 Maysoon Zayid Returning to ASU, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2015

On Friday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at ASU Galvin Playhouse, ASU School of Film, Dance and Theatre alumna Maysoon Zayid will bring her one-woman comedy show to Tempe. Tickets go on sale Monday, Jan. 26 for $25, $10 for students (available at ASU Gammage Box Office). Tickets will be available at asugamma... (more...)
VIDEO: John Oliver Shares 50 SHADES OF GREY Audition Tape VIDEO: John Oliver Shares 50 SHADES OF GREY Audition Tape
by TV News Desk - January 26, 2015

Just before the Season 2 Premiere of HBO's LAST WEEK TONIGHT, host John Oliver appeared on YouTube Sunday night to share a "condescending, half-hearted" apology for the recent controversy over his #NotMyChristian hashtag... (more...)
Comedy Dynamics President Brian Volk-Weiss to Lead Panel at SF Sketchfest Comedy Dynamics President Brian Volk-Weiss to Lead Panel at SF Sketchfest
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2015

Comedy Dynamics President Brian Volk-Weiss is confirmed to lead the first ever industry panel at SF Sketchfest. Titled Building Your Comedy Brand & Finding the Right Partner and moderated by Rob Baedeker (Kasper Hauser), the panel also includes Katie Levine (Nerdist), John Reichmuth (Kasper Hauser),... (more...)
Sinbad, Kathleen Madigan & More Set for Gilda's Club Signature Event Sinbad, Kathleen Madigan & More Set for Gilda's Club Signature Event
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2015

Gilda's LaughFest today announced that this year's Signature Event will celebrate the festival's fifth year, and five years of smiles in West Michigan, with a lineup of returning LaughFest comedians coming together for the first time ever. Additionally, LaughFest has announced the remaining acts for... (more...)
John Oliver Joins MSG's GARDEN OF LAUGHS Lineup John Oliver Joins MSG's GARDEN OF LAUGHS Lineup
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2015

MSG Entertainment and the Garden of Dreams Foundation are pleased to announce that Emmy and Writer's Guild Award-winning writer and comedian, John Oliver, has joined the lineup of Garden of Laughs, the all-star comedy benefit for the Garden of Dreams Foundation taking place at The Theater at Madison... (more...)
REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHR Continues 13th Season on HBO, 1/16 REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHR Continues 13th Season on HBO, 1/16
by TV News Desk - January 13, 2015

?REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER continues its 13th season FRIDAY, JAN. 16 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 11:00 p.m., exclusively on HBO.... (more...)
Comedian Dana Goldberg to Emcee 40th Annual HUMANITAS Prize Awards Luncheon Comedian Dana Goldberg to Emcee 40th Annual HUMANITAS Prize Awards Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2015

Comedian Dana Goldberg will emcee the 40th Annual HUMANITAS Prize Awards luncheon honoring Jason Katims with the special Kieser Award, which takes place January 16 at the Beverly Wilshire.... (more...)
Patchogue Theatre Sets 2015 Lineup for LAUGHTER IN THE LOBBY Patchogue Theatre Sets 2015 Lineup for LAUGHTER IN THE LOBBY
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2015

?Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) is proud to announce the return of the 'Laughter in the Lobby' series, presented by NextStop Magazine and Long Island Comedy, with its first show on Thursday, Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m. 'Laughter in the Lobby' is a monthly live comedy series built on the ... (more...)
Legend Group Studios Launches New Digital Comedy Network 'The United States Of Comedy' Legend Group Studios Launches New Digital Comedy Network 'The United States Of Comedy'
by TV News Desk - January 12, 2015

Legend Group Studios is proud to announce the launch of the YouTube Channel "United States of Comedy." This one-of-a-kind new media network, comprised of several diverse micro-channels, will showcase all the different "states" of comedy... (more...)
Comedy Central's THE NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE to Premiere 1/19 Comedy Central's THE NIGHTLY SHOW WITH LARRY WILMORE to Premiere 1/19
by TV News Desk - January 09, 2015

Stewart & Wilmore, late night comedy's new power hour begins. Comedy Central's "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" premieres on Monday, January 19 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT and air weeknights following "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart."... (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek - LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER, Returning 2/8 VIDEO: Sneak Peek - LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER, Returning 2/8
by TV News Desk - January 09, 2015

Below watch a new clip from LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER. The show will return on Sunday, February 8 at 11PM EST on HBO.... (more...)
Lenny Marcus to Perform at Ware Center, 1/24 Lenny Marcus to Perform at Ware Center, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2015

The humor will fly fast and furious when New York City comedy club veteran Lenny Marcus comes to the Ware Center of Millersville University in Lancaster on Saturday, Jan. 24, for a night of comedy presented by local comedian-comic impresario Rubi Nicholas, to also feature Shane Gillis, a local stand... (more...)
VIDEO: Lena Dunham & JK Simmons Compete in Pictionary on TONIGHT VIDEO: Lena Dunham & JK Simmons Compete in Pictionary on TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - January 09, 2015

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Jimmy and guest J.K. Simmons teamed up against Lena Dunham and Steve Higgins in a game of Pictionary.... (more...)
HBO Renews REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHR for 14th & 15th Seasons HBO Renews REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHR for 14th & 15th Seasons
by TV News Desk - January 09, 2015

With the show set to kick off its 13th season tomorrow night, HBO has renewed REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER for a 14th and 15th season of 35 editions each, scheduled for 2016 and 2017... (more...)
Tig Notaro Set for First HBO Special Tig Notaro Set for First HBO Special
by TV News Desk - January 08, 2015

Tig Notaro will star in her first HBO comedy special, it was announced today by Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming. To be taped later this year, the exclusive presentation will feature the Grammy nominee in an all-new standup performance before a live audience.... (more...)
HBO's REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER Returns for 13th Season 1/9 HBO's REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER Returns for 13th Season 1/9
by TV News Desk - January 07, 2015

?REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER returns for its 13th season FRIDAY, JAN. 9 (10:00-11:00 p.m. live ET/tape-delayed PT), with a replay at 11:00 p.m., exclusively on HBO.... (more...)
Ari Shaffir Launches Three Premieres on Comedy Central, Beg. 1/16 Ari Shaffir Launches Three Premieres on Comedy Central, Beg. 1/16
by BWW News Desk - January 07, 2015

Ari Shaffir will take over the Comedy Central airwaves this winter with three premieres: the world premiere of one-hour stand-up special Ari Shaffir: Paid Regular debuts Friday, January 16 at Midnight, followed by the premiere of storytelling stand-up series This Is Not Happening on Thursday, Januar... (more...)
Wendy Liebman Coming to Comedy Works Landmark Village, 1/28-31 Wendy Liebman Coming to Comedy Works Landmark Village, 1/28-31
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2015

Wendy Liebman has a unique brand of humor that sets her apart from all other comedians, earning her an American Comedy Award for 'Best Female Comedian.' Her distinctive style includes quick, clever follow-ups after her jokes.... (more...)
Ari Shaffir to Perform Comedy Works Larimer Square, 1/28-31 Ari Shaffir to Perform Comedy Works Larimer Square, 1/28-31
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2015

Stand-up comedian and actor Ari Shaffir describes his comedy as a puppet show, but way filthier and without the puppets. Ari hosts the increasingly popular podcast The Skeptic Tank and is a regular guest on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast. His stand-up album Revenge for the Holocaust went to number... (more...)
Steve Rannazzisi Coming to Comedy Works Larimer Square, 1/22-24 Steve Rannazzisi Coming to Comedy Works Larimer Square, 1/22-24
by BWW News Desk - January 06, 2015

Actor and comedian Rannazzisi got his first taste of television success as one of the smart-ass cast members on MTV's Punk'd. Since then Steve has continued to make audiences laugh in television, feature films and on comedy stages across the country.... (more...)
Rick Shapiro, Artie Lange & More Set for LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015 Fundraiser Rick Shapiro, Artie Lange & More Set for LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015 Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - January 05, 2015

New York City's role in the Light of Day Foundation's global battle against Parkinson's Disease is expanding significantly for the 15th anniversary LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2015 with the addition of the NYC COMEDY CLUB CRAWL FUNDRAISER, led by the first comedian to publicly state he is fighting and b... (more...)
Sinbad Coming to Holland Performing Arts Center, 2/6 Sinbad Coming to Holland Performing Arts Center, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - January 05, 2015

Omaha Performing Arts presents Sinbad in the Kiewit Hall at the Holland Performing Arts Center on Friday, February 6, at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $25, and are available at TicketOmaha.com, 402.345.0606 or at the Ticket Omaha Office inside the Holland Center, 1200 Douglas St.... (more...)
Lisa Kudrow Talks THE COMEBACK Finale & Reveals 'I Would Love to Do More' Lisa Kudrow Talks THE COMEBACK Finale & Reveals 'I Would Love to Do More'
by TV News Desk - December 29, 2014

In a new interview with E!online, Lisa Kudrow, spoke about filming the finale scene of the second season of her HBO comedy.... (more...)



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