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Spike TV's ONE NIGHT ONLY: ALEC BALDWIN Reveals First Wave of HeadlinersSpike TV's ONE NIGHT ONLY: ALEC BALDWIN Reveals First Wave of Headliners
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

The guest list for Spike TV's “ONE NIGHT ONLY: ALEC BALDWIN, a night of comedic tributes from his closest friends and co-stars, is growing with some of the biggest names in entertainment and comedy. (more...)

NO NAME COMEDY SHOWS to Feature Liz Meile, Luke Thayer, and Charles McBeeNO NAME COMEDY SHOWS to Feature Liz Meile, Luke Thayer, and Charles McBee
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

'No Name... & A Bag O' Chips' comedy / variety show producer  Eric Vetter recently announced three June 2017 shows at Otto's in Manhattan with the first on Friday, June 9th to feature Reese Waters (Letterman)   Mike Brown (Comedy Outliers) and Tracy Marhal (NY Underground Comedy Fest). (more...)

The Skivvies' Nick Cearley to Lead AN ACT OF GOD at B Street TheatreThe Skivvies' Nick Cearley to Lead AN ACT OF GOD at B Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

A series of tweets on the parody account @TheTweetofGod landed American comedy writer David Javerbaum a book deal. Eventually that book, The Last Testament: A Memoir By God, was adapted for the stage and renamed as An Act of God. The stage version premiered at Broadway's Studio 54 Theatre in 2015 with Big Bang Theory sitcom star Jim Parsons in the leading role. A second run featured Will & Grace's Sean Hayes in the leading role, and now the B Street Theatre will give the holy role to Nick Cearley (Buyer & Cellar). (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - Thursday, June 1, 2017= Friday, June 9, 2017Scoop: THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - Thursday, June 1, 2017= Friday, June 9, 2017
by TV Scoop - Jun 1, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, airing on CBS on Thursday, June 1, 2017! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT presents its first ever 360° video experience, providing fans an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at what happens within the historic Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, minutes before a taping of THE LATE SHOW. (more...)

The Story Pirates to Host 2017 Benefit Shows at Crossroads SchoolThe Story Pirates to Host 2017 Benefit Shows at Crossroads School
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The Story Pirates, a national arts integration education organization, announces its annual The Story Pirates Benefit Shows on Saturday, June 10th 2017 at Crossroads School (1714 21st St. Santa Monica). The two performances will begin at 12:00pm and 3:00pm respectively, and a reception for all attendees will occur from 1:00pm - 3:00pm. (more...)

Jon Stewart and HBO Scrap Plans for New Topical Animated SeriesJon Stewart and HBO Scrap Plans for New Topical Animated Series
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2017

Yesterday however, The New York Times reported that Stewart and HBO have officially agreed to scrap the project entirely. (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - Tuesday, May 23, 2017- June 2, 2017Scoop: THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS - Tuesday, May 23, 2017- June 2, 2017
by TV Scoop - May 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, airing on CBS on Tuesday, May 23, 2017! (more...)

Comedy Central Announces Series Extension for THE PRESIDENT SHOWComedy Central Announces Series Extension for THE PRESIDENT SHOW
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2017

In a sweeping victory, Comedy Central has extended the inaugural season of THE PRESIDENT SHOW for an additional seven episodes, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, President, Comedy Central. (more...)

Lower East Side Film Festival Announces 2017 Lineup & Full Schedule of EventsLower East Side Film Festival Announces 2017 Lineup & Full Schedule of Events
by Movies News Desk - May 18, 2017

The Lower East Side Film Festival directors are proud to announce the festival's seventh annual opening and closing night films along with the complete festival schedule. (more...)

Off-Broadway's BAGHDADDY to Launch Talk-Back Series Next WeekOff-Broadway's BAGHDADDY to Launch Talk-Back Series Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

The well reviewed, NY Times Critic's Pick by Marshall Pailet and A.D. Penedo, the musical Baghdaddy began performances on  April 6 at St. Luke's Theatre (308 West 46th Street). This Monday, May 22 they will launch a talk-back series, following the show, with more to be announced. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 16, 2017GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 16, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 16, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! It's Tuesday, May 16, 2017, and while the whole worlds goes to hell in a handbasket, what with the latest news coming out of Washington about highly classified secrets being passed on to the Russians, Nashville theater companies are still striving to prevent people from finding out what shows they plan to do next season… (more...)

God to Pay A Visit to Pittsburgh PublicGod to Pay A Visit to Pittsburgh Public
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Pittsburgh Public Theater closes its 42nd season with An Act of God, the hilariously irreverent comedy by David Javerbaum, former writer of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." Directed by Ted Pappas, The Public's Producing Artistic Director, An Act of God runs June 1 - July 2, 2017 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit ppt.org. (more...)

Nashville's OZ Arts Center Reveals 2017-18 SeasonNashville's OZ Arts Center Reveals 2017-18 Season
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 15, 2017

OZ Arts Nashville, Music City's critically acclaimed and pioneering contemporary arts center, Monday announced its 2017-18 season, programmed by artistic director Lauren Snelling to include works that are described, by turns, as viscerally beautiful, death-defying, innovative and topical. Headlining the range of offerings is the December 1 appearance of the legendary American soprano Renee Fleming who will be starring in the 2018 Broadway revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel. (more...)

Last Tuesday's LATE SHOW on CBS Adds +1.32 Million Viewers with L+3Last Tuesday's LATE SHOW on CBS Adds +1.32 Million Viewers with L+3
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

Last Tuesday's THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, with guests Jon Stewart, Samantha Bee, John Oliver, Ed Helms and Rob Cordrry, added +1.32 million viewers with L+3 viewing, increasing its live plus same day audience to 5.10m from 3.78m viewers, according to Nielsen L+3 day ratings for May 9. (more...)

Adult Swim Announces New Comedy Projects With Jena Friedman, Derrick Beckles and Eric AndreAdult Swim Announces New Comedy Projects With Jena Friedman, Derrick Beckles and Eric Andre
by TV News Desk - May 15, 2017

Continuing its reign as the home for creative driven, one-of-a-kind programming, Adult Swim announced today two live-action comedy projects, including a new special from comedian Jena Friedman and the series Mostly 4 Millennials from Derrick Beckles and Eric Andre. (more...)

Watch Extended, Uncensored Segment of LATE SHOW with Jon Stewart, John Oliver & MoreWatch Extended, Uncensored Segment of LATE SHOW with Jon Stewart, John Oliver & More
by TV News Desk - May 11, 2017

During Tuesday night's episode of THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, Stephen Colbert hosted Jon Stewart, Samantha Bee, John Oliver, Ed Helms and Rob Corddry for a special evening of comedy and conversation. (more...)

LATE SHOW Delivers Highest Regularly Scheduled Local Ratings Since Sept. 2015LATE SHOW Delivers Highest Regularly Scheduled Local Ratings Since Sept. 2015
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2017

THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT, with guests Jon Stewart, Samantha Bee, John Oliver, Ed Helms and Rob Corddry, averaged a 3.1 rating in the 56 metered markets, the show's highest regularly scheduled rating since Sept. 22, 2015. (more...)

VIDEO: 'Daily Show' Reunion! Jon Stewart, John Oliver & More Visit LATE SHOWVIDEO: 'Daily Show' Reunion! Jon Stewart, John Oliver & More Visit LATE SHOW
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2017

Everyone gets their own cushion when Stephen sits down with his former colleagues Jon Stewart, Rob Corddry, John Oliver, Samantha Bee and Ed Helms on last night's LATE SHOW. (more...)

NO NAME... & A BAG O' CHIPS Variety Shows Coming Up This Month at Otto'sNO NAME... & A BAG O' CHIPS Variety Shows Coming Up This Month at Otto's
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

'No Name... & A Bag O' Chips' comedy / variety show producer Eric Vetter recently announced two May 2017 shows at Otto's in Manhattan with the first on Friday, May 12th to feature comics Leighann Lord (Star Talk with Neil de Grasse Tyson), Liz Miele (The Daily Show With Jon Stewart), Doug Smith (New York Story Exchange) and Dash Kwiatkowski (web series Neighborhood Watchmen). (more...)

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