Ben Stiller News

Scoop: RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS on NBC - Friday, August 8, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 24, 2014

Get all the scoop on RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS, airing on NBC on Friday, August 8, 2014! (more...)

Kyle Kinane, Greg Proops, Dana Gould, Bridget Everett and More to Headline UP Comedy Club This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

UP Comedy Club is known for bringing the best stand-up comedy talent in the country to Chicago. This fall's line-up features many of the best-known names in comedy, including UP favorites Kyle Kinane and Greg Proops, returning to the UP stage once again after countless sold-out shows. Also returning to UP are Nick Thune, Moshe Kasher and Dana Gould. Appearing at UP for the first time are Bridget Everett and Dave Hill, Judah Friedlander, Jeff Ross, Yannis Pappas, Jerrod Carmichael and Todd Glass. Each show includes a feature stand-up comic and a local emcee who hosts the evening. (more...)

Carlos Mencia to Bring Humor to Bay Street Theater, 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Bay Street Theater has announced Carlos Mencia to the Comedy Club stage on Monday, August 4 at 8 pm. (more...)

Scoop: RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS on NBC - Monday, August 4, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 18, 2014

Get all the scoop on RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS, airing on NBC on Monday, August 4, 2014! (more...)

The Orchard Acquires Rights to Dan Harmon Doc HARMONTOWN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

The Orchard, a pioneering independent music, film and video distribution company and top-ranked MCN, has acquired theatrical and digital rights spanning North America and the U.K. to Harmontown. (more...)

Carlos Mencia Coming to Bay Street Theater's Comedy Club Stage, 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Bay Street Theater has announced Carlos Mencia to the Comedy Club stage on Monday, August 4 at 8 pm. Comedy Club is sponsored in part by Saunders & Associates. Tickets are available online at www.baystreet.org or calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500, open daily 11 am to showtime. (more...)

Photo Flash: Judd Apatow Visits the Cast of Broadway's ONCE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 06, 2014

Today, Judd Apatow came to the matinee performance of Broadway's ONCE. He met up with the cast after the show and took a picture with them- check below for the photo! (more...)

Comedy Central to Premiere New Series THE MELTDOWN WITH JONAH AND KUMAIL, 7/23
by TV News Desk - Jul 01, 2014

Comedy Central is giving you a backstage pass to the show The Hollywood Reporter calls "the epicenter of LA's alt-comedy scene" when "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail" premieres Wednesday, July 23 at 12:30 a.m. (more...)

NBC Orders New Series RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS, Premieres 7/28
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

NBC has ordered six episodes of the hourlong alternative series “Running Wild with Bear Grylls,” where the famed adventurer and survivalist will take celebrities into the most remote and wild locations in the U.S. and around the world for a 48-hour journey of a lifetime. (more...)

Channing Tatum & More Set for New NBC Series RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS, Premiering 7/28
by TV News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

NBC has ordered six episodes of the hourlong alternative series 'Running Wild with Bear Grylls,' where the famed adventurer and survivalist will take celebrities into the most remote and wild locations in the U.S. and around the world for a 48-hour journey of a lifetime. (more...)

Carlos Mencia Postpones Treasure Island Appearance to Later This Year
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Comedian Carlos Mencia has postponed his July 4, 9 p.m. show at Treasure Island Theatre. It will be rescheduled at a later date in 2014. (more...)

Celebrate NYC Pride at Joe's Pub with Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret, Latrell!, Julie Klausner, New Alternatives and More, Beg. 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Celebrate NYC Pride at Joe's Pub at the Public with performers including: No Hope Productions Presents SIREN/KINGS, Martha Graham CRACKER CABARET, Champagne Jerry, LATRELL! LATRELL! JACKSON IS NOT ANGELA BASSETT, Julie Klausner CABARET SITUATION, Bridget Everett & The Tender Moments, Voices for Homeless LGBTQ Youth: A Benefit for New Alternatives, BROWN GIRLS BURLESQUE, and more! (more...)

This Week at Joe's Pub, June 18-29: Cristin Milioti, Make Music New York, Julie Klausner, Karsh Kale, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014


VIDEO: Ben Stiller Revealed as 'Hashtag the Panda' on TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Hashtag the Panda dropped by during last night's Tonight Show monologue to dance, but is asked to take off his mask, revealing a surprising face! (more...)

Marc Maron Coming to Comedy Works Larimer Square, 7/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

For over twenty years, Marc Maron has been writing and performing raw, honest and thought-provoking comedy for print, stage, radio and television. A legend in the stand-up community, he has appeared on HBO, Conan, Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Real Time, The Green Room and has two Comedy Central Presents specials. Marc's first book based on his solo show - The Jerusalem Syndrome: My Life as a Reluctant Messiah - is available on amazon.com. Marc's first three CDs - Not Sold Out, Tickets Still Available and Final Engagement - are comedy cult classics, while his newest album, This Has To Be Funny, was named #1 Comedy Album of 2011 by LaughSpin.com. (more...)

ROCKY gewinnt 'Theater-Oscar': TONY Award für Bestes Bühnenbild“
by Iris Moebius - Jun 11, 2014

Fulminante „Award Season" in New York fur das Musical ROCKY: der TONY Award fur das "Beste Buhnenbild" - zwei Drama Desk Awards - ein Outer Critics Circle Award. (more...)

Comedy Central Orders Two New Series, Renews INSIDE AMY SCHUMER, REVIEW & More
by TV News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

Comedy Central has given series orders to “Another Period” and “Idiotsitter” and renewed “Inside Amy Schumer,” “Review” and “TripTank,” it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming, Comedy Central. In addition, Comedy Central has ordered five original digital series to be produced byCC:Studios and distributed across multiple platforms including cc.com and the recently released Comedy Central App. The digital series are “6 Guys 1 Car,” “300 Sunnyside,” “New Timers,” “Pie Guys,” “Roustabout with Kurt Braunohler” and “Team Tiger Awesome” and they will premiere on various dates throughout 2014. (more...)

Samuel L. Jackson's 'Go the F**k to Sleep' Available as Free Audible Download for Father's Day
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

Audible is celebrating Father's Day, offering a FREE download of Academy Award nominee Samuel L. Jackson's performance of the mock children's book, Go the F**k to Sleep Monday 6/9/14 through Father's Day, 6/15/14 at www.audible.com/sleep. (more...)

Samuel L. Jackson's Iconic Performance of Go the F**k to Sleep Now Available as a Free Audio Download at Audible
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

“At Audible, our efforts to propel literate listening into the mainstream have continuously emphasized the performance of artfully composed words as theater for the ears. To us, books can be the greatest scripts ever written,” said Audible founder and CEO Donald Katz. “Sam Jackson's phenomenally hilarious performance of this modern classic is the very embodiment of this philosophy—the perfect marriage of actor and material. Whether or not you've ever been a tired out, pushed-to-the-limit parent, if you haven't heard Sam read this story yet, you're in for a treat. And if you have, I promise it's just as funny the second time around.” (more...)

Ben Stiller-Produced NEXT TIME ON LONNY Season 2 Premieres on Maker.TV
by TV News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

Maker Studios and Red Hour Digital today launched the highly anticipated second season of “Next Time on Lonny,” the explosive comedy series that parodies reality TV. (more...)

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