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NYC & Company's Comedy Week Returning 4/6-19 NYC & Company's Comedy Week Returning 4/6-19
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2015

NYC & Company, New York City's official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, today announced the return of NYC Comedy Week, April 6–19. The fourth NYC Comedy Week, presented in partnership with Carolines on Broadway, is a two-week celebration highlighting New York City's famous comedy sc... (more...)
NYC & Boston Musical Improv Troupes to Perform at ImprovBoston, 4/10 NYC & Boston Musical Improv Troupes to Perform at ImprovBoston, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2015

North Coast, New York City's Premier Hip-Hop Improv Comedy Team, and Hidden Falls, Boston's long-running Musical Improv Ensemble, have paired together for a one night only comedy showcase at ImprovBoston on Friday, April 10th at 10pm.... (more...)
Deray Davis to Host New MTV2 Comedy Series JOKING OFF, Premiering 4/1 Deray Davis to Host New MTV2 Comedy Series JOKING OFF, Premiering 4/1
by TV News Desk - March 11, 2015

MTV2 today announced that its newest comedy series, "MTV2's Joking Off," will premiere Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 11 p.m. ET/PT.... (more...)
MTV's Chris Distefano Coming to Comix at Foxwoods, 3/19 MTV's Chris Distefano Coming to Comix at Foxwoods, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2015

Comix at Foxwoods welcomes MTV star and stand-up comedy favorite Chris Distefano for a three-night, four performance stand-up event starting on Thursday, March 19, 2015 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...)
Comedy Dynamics Partners with Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre for Events at SXSW Comedy Dynamics Partners with Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre for Events at SXSW
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2015

Comedy Dynamics will be waving its flag in Austin during SXSW 2015 through its involvement in numerous comedy happenings during the festival.... (more...)
LADIES OF LAUGHTER Coming to Harris Center, 3/20 LADIES OF LAUGHTER Coming to Harris Center, 3/20
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2015

Simply put, Ladies of Laughter is the biggest platform for women in comedy! Three of the funniest women to join this acclaimed group are now headed to the Harris Center as part of their Funny & Fabulous Tour.... (more...)
Brooks Wheelan to Perform at Comedy Works Larimer Square, 3/25-28 Brooks Wheelan to Perform at Comedy Works Larimer Square, 3/25-28
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

Brooks Wheelan is an actor and comedian that originally hails from Iowa. Most recently Brooks was seen as a cast member on NBC's Saturday Night Live. He has appeared on CONAN and will be appearing in the upcoming season of HBO's Girls.... (more...)
CHAPELL'S SHOW's Donnell Rawlings to Perform Show at Comix, 2/26 CHAPELL'S SHOW's Donnell Rawlings to Perform Show at Comix, 2/26
by BWW News Desk - February 18, 2015

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (February 17, 2015) – Comix at Foxwoods will welcome in “Chappell's Show” star and hysterical stand-up act Donnell Rawlings for a three-night, four-performance event beginning Thursday, Feb. 26 at 8:00 p.m.... (more...)
BWW Previews: THE DEAD DADS CLUB at UCB in NYC, 2/25 BWW Previews: THE DEAD DADS CLUB at UCB in NYC, 2/25
by Marina Kennedy - February 18, 2015

'The Dead Dads Club' starring Kristen Bartlett and Jason Gore will be onstage at Upright Citizens Brigade on Wednesday, February 25th and Friday, March 6th with more dates to be announced soon.... (more...)
VIDEO: LAST WEEK WITH JOHN OLIVER Kicks Off Season 2 - Watch Clips! VIDEO: LAST WEEK WITH JOHN OLIVER Kicks Off Season 2 - Watch Clips!
by TV News Desk - February 09, 2015

HBO continued its satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, as LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER returned for its 35-episode second season SUNDAY, FEB. 8 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT)... (more...)
Oxygen to Premiere New Comedic Docuseries FUNNY GIRLS, 4/7 Oxygen to Premiere New Comedic Docuseries FUNNY GIRLS, 4/7
by TV News Desk - February 03, 2015

Oxygen Media brings the laughs with its humorous, irreverent docu-series 'Funny Girls' premiering Tuesday, April 7 at 9 PM ET/PT.... (more...)
HBO to Premiere Season 2 of LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER, 2/8 HBO to Premiere Season 2 of LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER, 2/8
by TV News Desk - February 03, 2015

?Presenting a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events, LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER returns for its 35-episode second season SUNDAY, FEB. 8 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.... (more...)
TOsketchfest 'Best of the Fest' Winner to Receive TV Development Deal TOsketchfest 'Best of the Fest' Winner to Receive TV Development Deal
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2015

The Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival (TOsketchfest) has announced a new enhancement to their annual Best of the Fest Award, which will see the winning troupe receive a television development deal with Bruce McCulloch of Kids in the Hall, and TOsketchfest, in partnership with Accent Entertainment (Youn... (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...)
Brooks Wheelan's 'This Is Cool, Right?' Out Tomorrow Brooks Wheelan's 'This Is Cool, Right?' Out Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2015

Comedy Dynamics will release comedian Brooks Wheelan's This Is Cool, Right? album via digital audio on iTunes, Amazon, and all other digital retailers on January 27th, 2015.... (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...)
MATT BRAUNGER: BIG, DUMB ANIMAL Premieres 2/6 on Comedy Central MATT BRAUNGER: BIG, DUMB ANIMAL Premieres 2/6 on Comedy Central
by TV News Desk - January 22, 2015

Braunger's second one-hour stand-up special, “Big, Dumb Animal,” was filmed at The Bell House in Brooklyn. In front of a live audience, Braunger delves into why being 39 is lamer than being 40, the absurdity of a quiet Jägerbomb, why his hometown of Portland is too nice of a place, and what it is to... (more...)
Matt Braunger's BIG, DUMB ANIMAL Debuts 2/6 on Comedy Central Matt Braunger's BIG, DUMB ANIMAL Debuts 2/6 on Comedy Central
by BWW News Desk - January 19, 2015

Matt Braunger comes crashing through the woods in his return to Comedy Central in the world premiere of "Matt Braunger: Big, Dumb Animal" on Friday, February 6 at Midnight ET/PT. Braunger's second one-hour stand-up special, "Big, Dumb Animal," was filmed at The Bell House in Brooklyn. In front of a ... (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...)
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...)
STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at The PIT's Theatrical Comedy, HOLD ON TO YOUR BUTTS STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at The PIT's Theatrical Comedy, HOLD ON TO YOUR BUTTS
by Stage Tube - January 09, 2015

After being named one of the “Ten Best Comedy Shows of 2014” byTime Out New York, The PIT is proud to announce the return of acclaimed theatrical comedy Hold On To Your Butts, a LIVE shot-for-shot remake of the greatest epic dinosaur movie of all time, performed by just two actors and a foley artist... (more...)
VIDEO: JOHN OLIVER Hates New Years & Offers Great Excuses to Get Out of It! VIDEO: JOHN OLIVER Hates New Years & Offers Great Excuses to Get Out of It!
by TV News Desk - December 29, 2014

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: New Year's Eve Web Exclusive, John Oliver explains why New Year's Eve is the worst and offers some great excuses for getting out of it. Check out the video below!... (more...)



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