Aziz Ansari News

Ben Gleib Comes to Comedy Works South at the LandmarkBen Gleib Comes to Comedy Works South at the Landmark
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Ben Gleib was just named by TBS one of the 'funniest comedians working today.'  He is host of the Emmy nominated comedy game show Idiotest in its 3rd season on GSN, with 145 episodes.  It's the most watched original program on the network. (more...)

Netflix Announces Kevin James Stand-Up Comedy SpecialNetflix Announces Kevin James Stand-Up Comedy Special
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Kevin James is returning to his stand-up roots with an all-new comedy special for Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network. The veteran comic's latest special, slated to shoot later this year, will launch globally on Netflix in 2018. (more...)

Comedy Dynamics' Original Series COMING TO THE STAGE Renewed for Two More Seasons with New Host George WallaceComedy Dynamics' Original Series COMING TO THE STAGE Renewed for Two More Seasons with New Host George Wallace
by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Comedy Dynamics announced today that due to the success of the last season of its original series COMING TO THE STAGE???????, the show has been renewed for a sixth and seventh season and will be hosted by George Wallace. (more...)

Comedy Dynamics to Release Brian Posehn's New Album 'Posehn 25x2', 3/10Comedy Dynamics to Release Brian Posehn's New Album 'Posehn 25x2', 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Comedy Dynamics announced today it will be releasing Brian Posehn's latest album Posehn 25x2 on iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Spotify and all digital audio retailers on March 10, 2017. (more...)

Tracy Morgan Comes to Netflix With All-New Stand-Up Comedy Special STAYING ALIVETracy Morgan Comes to Netflix With All-New Stand-Up Comedy Special STAYING ALIVE
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Tracy Morgan is making his much-anticipated return to stand-up with STAYING ALIVE, an all-new comedy special exclusively for Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network. The stand-up special, shot before a packed house at New Jersey's landmark Count Basie Theatre, will launch globally on Netflix Tuesday, May 16, 2017. (more...)

Comedy Dynamics to Release 'Ian Harvie: May the Best Cock Win', 3/3Comedy Dynamics to Release 'Ian Harvie: May the Best Cock Win', 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Comedy Dynamics announced today it will be releasing Ian Harvie: May The Best Cock Win on iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Spotify and all digital audio retailers on March 3, 2017. (more...)


by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

truTV will celebrate President's Day with a special two-hour marathon of Billy on the Street, the popular variety sketch series created by and starring Billy Eichner and produced by Funny Or Die, the network announced today. (more...)

Sarah Silverman to Bring All-New Stand-Up Comedy Special to Netflix, 5/30Sarah Silverman to Bring All-New Stand-Up Comedy Special to Netflix, 5/30
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Netflix, the world's leading Internet TV network, is bringing its members an all-new stand-up special from one of the most versatile talents in entertainment today, Sarah Silverman. The comedy special, slated to shoot later this month, will launch globally on Netflix Tuesday, May 30th, 2017. (more...)

Lauren Molina, Julia Murney, P.J. Griffith & More Sign on for Yale Rep's ASSASSINSLauren Molina, Julia Murney, P.J. Griffith & More Sign on for Yale Rep's ASSASSINS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) continues its 50th Anniversary Season with a new production of ASSASSINS, book by John Weidman, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, directed by James Bundy, March 17-April 8, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is March 23. (more...)

Comedy Dynamics' COMING TO THE STAGE Hosted By Andy Kindler, To Premiere 3/3Comedy Dynamics' COMING TO THE STAGE Hosted By Andy Kindler, To Premiere 3/3
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Comedy Dynamics' fourth season of its original stand-up series Coming To The Stage, hosted by Andy Kindler, will premiere March 3, 2017 on all platforms. (more...)

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Receives Highest Ratings Since NovemberSATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Receives Highest Ratings Since November
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2017

Last night's “Saturday Night Live” was the #1 telecast of the night on the broadcast networks in both metered-market households and in 18-49 in the local people meters, outrating every Saturday primetime telecast on those nets in both categories. (more...)

Comedy Dynamics to Release Ali Wong's First Album Baby Cobra on May 12, 2017Comedy Dynamics to Release Ali Wong's First Album Baby Cobra on May 12, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

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TBS Brings Fan Experiences, Conan O'Brien and More to New York Comedy FestivalTBS Brings Fan Experiences, Conan O'Brien and More to New York Comedy Festival
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Turner's TBS is partnering with the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF) to amplify the week-long comedy event that will run Tuesday, Nov. 7, through Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, with over 200 comedians performing in more than 60 shows in the most prestigious venues across New York City. (more...)

Comedy Dynamics to Release ARIES SPEARS: COMEDY BLUEPRINT This WeekComedy Dynamics to Release ARIES SPEARS: COMEDY BLUEPRINT This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Comedy Dynamics announced today it will be releasing Aries Spears: Comedy Blueprint on iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Spotify and all digital audio retailers on January 27, 2017. (more...)

Aziz Ansari-Hosted SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Delivers Strongest Ratings Since NovemberAziz Ansari-Hosted SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE Delivers Strongest Ratings Since November
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The Jan. 21 telecast of SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, with host Aziz Ansari and musical guest Big Sean, scored a 5.1 rating, 13 share in 'live plus same day' household results from the 56 local markets metered by Nielsen Media Research (more...)

VIDEO: Aziz Ansari Talks Donald Trump, Hosting SNL & More on TONIGHTVIDEO: Aziz Ansari Talks Donald Trump, Hosting SNL & More on TONIGHT
by - Jan 20, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Aziz Ansari and Jimmy took turns reading real Yelp reviews and replies with a dramatic flourish. Later, Ansari chatted with Jimmy about hosting this weekend's Saturday Night Live. (more...)

Ellen, 'Deadpool', Fifth Harmony Among PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS Winners; Full ListEllen, 'Deadpool', Fifth Harmony Among PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS Winners; Full List
by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARDS 2017 aired live on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 1/19 - 1/25Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 1/19 - 1/25
by TV Scoop - Jan 19, 2017

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 1/19 - 1/25, airing on NBC (more...)

OH, HELLO ON BROADWAY Recoups; Show to Be Filmed for Future BroadcastOH, HELLO ON BROADWAY Recoups; Show to Be Filmed for Future Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Producers today have announced that OH, HELLO ON BROADWAY has officially recouped its $2.9 million capitalization, just before closing its limited run on January 22.  (more...)

Scoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 119 - 1/24 on NBCScoop: TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 119 - 1/24 on NBC
by TV Scoop - Jan 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON 119 - 1/24, airing on NBC (more...)

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