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Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - Week of 7/28 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Jul 25, 2014

Get all the scoop on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - Week of 7/28, airing on ABC (more...)

The Abbey to Present TAPPIN' AND YAPPIN', 8/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Fresh off the heels of a successful run at the 2014 Orlando International Fringe Theater Festival, Tappin' and Yappin' featuring Joy Anderson and John B. deHaas, will play one performance at The Abbey on Friday, August 15 at 9 p.m. (more...)

Tony & Olivier Winner Jonathan Pryce Joins Cast of HBO's GAME OF THRONES
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Pryce, a Tony and Olivier winner, will play the High Sparrow. His character is described as: 'A devout and pious man, the High Sparrow came to King's Landing to serve those forgotten by much of the world - the poor, the downtrodden and the infirm - and quickly amassed a large following. His fellow believers have swarmed over the city, ministering to the lowest and decrying the corruption of the highest.' (more...)

FX's New Original Comedy Series MARRIED is Ratings Hit
by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

Television viewers blissfully embraced Married life, as FX's newest original comedy series starring Nat Faxon and Judy Greer from Executive Producer Andrew Gurland scored 1.5 million Total Viewers (more...)

Sinbad Coming to Comedy Works Landmark Village, 8/22-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

One of America's funniest and most-loved Comedians, Sinbad has been doing comedy for over 30 years. His stage presence is very physical with plenty of movement and interaction while his delivery and phrasing is as good as it comes. (more...)

Jerry Seinfeld Not Interested in SEINFELD Reunion
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Jerry Seinfeld took part in a Reddit AMA earlier this afternoon, and put to rest the long-rumored SEINFELD reunion, calling it 'lame.' (more...)

CapLive and the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center Welcome Hoots & Hellmouth to Capitol Theatre, 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

CapLive and the historic Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center in downtown York proudly welcome Hoots & Hellmouth to the Capitol Theatre on Friday, Nov. 28, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. Hoots & Hellmouth is the newest addition to CapLive's eclectic lineup of nationally-known acts and up-and-coming performers. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Thursday, July 24 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Jay Leno, Cyrille Aimee, Sid the Science Kid and More Set for Stamford's Palace Theatre in 2014-15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Stamford's Palace Theatre announces its 2014-2015 season, featuring artists from all genres. The season serves up an exceptional lineup of comedy, music, children's programming and holiday shows, suitable for patrons from 3 to 93. (more...)

The O'Debra Twins to Host FringeNYC's Variety Power Hour, 8/8-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Variety Power Hour is back every weekend during the NY International Fringe Festival!!! The O'Debra Twins will host a high-energy hour of fun on Friday, 8/8; Saturday, 8/9; Friday, 8/15; Saturday, 8/16; Friday, 8/22; and Saturday, 8/23 at midnight(door opens at 11pm) at The C.O.W. (21-A Clinton Street, NYC 10002) as part of FringeCLUB. Free!!! For more information, go to http://www.fringenyc.org/index.php/about-us/fringeclub. (more...)

Jerry Seinfeld Releases New Series SINGLE SHOTS Today on Crackle
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Jerry Seinfeld announced today the release of a new series of vignettes tied to his two-time Emmy®-nominated Crackle series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee titled Single Shots. (more...)

Syfy and Nick Cannon to Cret Sci-fi/Fantasy Sketch Competition Series
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

Syfy has partnered with Nick Cannon's NCredible Entertainment to develop a weekly one hour sci-fi/fantasy improv series. (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...)

Adam Hills and Comedy Gives Back to Support Hope & Cope 7/24 as Part of Just For Laughs Festival 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The positive power of laughter will be on display on July 24, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. at the JGH Hope & Cope Wellness Centre thanks to the combined efforts of Australian superstar Adam Hills and Comedy Gives Back, in association with Just for Laughs. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Monty Python Bids Emotional Farewell at Final MONTY PYTHON LIVE (MOSTLY) Performance in London
by Stage Tube - Jul 22, 2014

The five surviving members of Monty Python just bid an emotional farewell in their final performance of MONTY PYTHON LIVE (MOSTLY) at London's O2 Arena. For the first time in more than three decades, Monty Python comedy legends John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin reunited on stage for this special, historic trip down memory lane. Watch a video of their curtain call below! (more...)

MEET & GREET to Return at Theatre Asylum, Opening 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

After playing to sold out crowds at the recent 2014 Hollywood Fringe Festival, the new hit comedy play - MEET & GREET returns for an extended run at Theatre Asylum-Elephant Space in Hollywood. The Encore! Producers' Award winner was written by t.v. veterans Stan Zimmerman (The Golden Girls, Roseanne, Gilmore Girls) & Christian McLaughlin (Married with Children, Desperate Housewives) and directed by Stan Zimmerman (Entertaining Mr. Sloane, Blink & You Might Miss Me, A Tuna Christmas). The outrageous comedy features an all star cast, including Daniele Gaither (Mad TV, Groundlings), Teresa Ganzel (Wall-E, The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson), Carolyn Hennesy (True Blood, General Hospital), Vicki Lewis (NewsRadio, Chicago on Broadway) and Brendan Robinson (Pretty Little Liars). It runs for only twenty-four performances at Theatre Asylum-Elephant Space, 6322 Santa Monica Blvd in Los Angeles from Friday August 1st to Sunday September 21st with three performances per weekend, Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 4pm. Tickets are $20 online or $25 at the door. (more...)

Jeff Ross is 'Roastmaster General' for NBC's LAST COMIC STANDING, 7/24
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Jeff Ross mentors the comics and Gilbert Gottfried is the man of the hour as the Comedians learn the art of roasting on NBC's lively laughfest "Last Comic Standing," airing Thursday, July 24 (10-11 p.m. ET). (more...)

TITULARES Y MAS to Welcome Rolando Cantu, 7/21-22
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

“Titulares y Más” is getting ready to welcome former NFL player Rolando Cantú on Monday, July 21 and Tuesday, July 22 at 11:35PM/10:35C. The former Arizona Cardinals offensive guard will appear as guest host of the successful sports program. (more...)

MASTERS OF THE IMPROVERSE Set for for Book Lounge, 25 July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

This Friday evening, at 5.30 for 6pm, MASTERS OF THE IMPROVERSE will burst into action at the Book Lounge. MASTERS OF THE IMPROVERSE are an improvised comedy group consisting of a number of Cape Town's top Comedians: Gareth Woods, Rhys Woods, Brendan Murray, Angel Campey, Oliver Booth and Bradford Keen. (more...)

Comedy Central Sets 2014 Comic-Con Fan Events
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Comedy Central is invading San Diego with a series of events during Comic-Con starting with back-to-back panels as Comedy Central Presents 'Key & Peele' and Introduces 'Moonbeam City' on Thursday, July 24 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. in the Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton Bayfront. The panels kick off with Emmy(R)-nominated series 'Key & Peele' (stars Keegan-Michael-Key, Jordan Peele, Director Peter Atencio and moderated by Thomas Lennon) followed by the panel for upcoming animated series 'Moonbeam City' (creator and Executive Producer Scott Gairdner and Executive Producer Tommy Blacha). Also, press interviews will be held in Indigo 204A on Thursday, July 24 with 'Key & Peele' (Key, Peele, Atencio) from 2:30-3:30 p.m. The next day will feature a 'Brickleberry' panel with series creators and Executive Producers, Waco O'Guin and Roger Black, joined by David Herman ('Futurama'), Tom Kenny ('SpongeBob SquarePant'), Jerry Minor ('Eastbound & Down') and Natasha Leggero ('Suburgatory,' 'Burning Love') and held on Friday, July 25 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Convention Center Room 24ABC. (more...)

PCI Presents Trampled by Turtles, Elephant Revival, and Amy Helm, 8/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

With an acoustic sound that "seeps deeply into our pores and permeates our core until their riffs merge with our pulse" (The Washington Post), Trampled By Turtles careens into spotlight with unbridled bluegrass on August 19. The string stampede also includes opening bands: Elephant Revival and Amy Helm. Concert starts at 7 p.m. (gates open at 5:30 p.m.) at Deer Valley Resort's Snow Park Outdoor Amphitheater. Lawn and reserved seats are available online at www.bigstarsbrightnightsconcerts.org or 435-655-3114. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Trailer for Crackle's New Original Series SEQUESTERED
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Crackle's brand new original series “Sequestered” will make its world television debut on Tuesday, August 5th. (more...)

Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - Week of 7/21 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Jul 18, 2014

Get all the scoop on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - Week of 7/21, airing on ABC (more...)

Comedian Jim Norton to Premiere New Talk Show on VICE.com
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Yesterday (7/17), VICE announced the forthcoming The Jim Norton Show, to air on VICE.com, hosted by the comedian, radio personality, bestselling author and actor JIM NORTON. (more...)

Shailene Woodley, Lea Michele, Jason Derulo Among Nominees for 2014 TEEN CHOICE AWARDS; Full List Announced!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 18, 2014

Summer can't get here soon enough for the return of TEEN CHOICE 2014, airing LIVE from UCLA Pauley Pavilion Sunday, Aug. 10 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX (more...)

Review Roundup: Jason Segal and Cameron Diaz Star in New Comedy SEX TAPE
by Movies News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Jason Segal and Cameron Diaz team up in the new comedy 'Sex Tape', which hits theaters today, July 18th. (more...)

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Closes Summer Season with SYMPHONIC CELEBRATION and TRIPLE PLAY, 7/25 and 8/2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra closes its summer season with two one-night-only classical concerts on July 25, “Symphonic Celebration,” and August 2, “Triple Play.” (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Present THE ALCHEMIST, Begin. 8/6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents Ben Jonson's The Alchemist, a rowdy tale of con artists and their gullible prey. (more...)

Conundrum Stages to Present CAFE CONUNDRUM at Sunrise Civic Center, 8/8
by Carol Kassie - Jul 16, 2014

After 6 years of variety showcases, Conundrum Stages will present its first ever production at the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre at 8 pm on August 8th. The production will feature a wide variety of exciting talent from across the tri-county spectrum. (more...)

Scoop: WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? on THE CW - Friday, July 18, 2014
by - Jul 16, 2014

Get all the scoop on WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?, airing on THE CW on Friday, July 18, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? on THE CW - Friday, August 1, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 16, 2014

Get all the scoop on WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?, airing on THE CW on Friday, August 1, 2014! (more...)

History of Physical Comedy
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Jul 16, 2014

Jim Dale got his big break at an audition after getting a big laugh from a big fall. From that moment on, he would use his physicality for laughs, making him part of a long line of artists unafraid of falling down on the job. (more...)

Annika Sorenstam, Charles Barkley & More Set for NBC Sports Group's AMERICAN CENTURY CHAMPIONSHIP Coverage
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

NBC Sports Group will celebrate 25 years of coverage this week of the American Century Championship – the nation's premier celebrity golf tournament – from Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in Lake Tahoe. NBCSN will air the opening round on Friday from 4-7 p.m. ET with weekend coverage on NBC, airing 3-6 p.m. ET both days. Golf Channel will re-air the three rounds of action Saturday-Monday. (more...)

THE MORNING SHOW COMEDIANS Set for Theatre at the Center, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Chicagoans wake up every morning with them and now Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, Indiana, invites audiences to once again experience THE MORNING SHOW Comedians live on stage, Friday, August 22nd at 8:00 p.m. Back by popular demand, WGN Morning News personalities Pat Tomasulo, Mike Toomey and Ana Belaval return to the stage for a fresh take on their one-of-a-kind, stand-up comedy performance. (more...)

Ralphie May Set for Comedy Works Landmark Village, 9/4-6
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Voted one of Variety's "10 Comics to Watch," Ralphie May has released a record-setting four one-hour specials for Comedy Central, proving that his relatable comedic genius is in high demand. His latest special, Too Big To Ignore, premiered to impressive ratings and is now available on DVD. Ralphie has a no-nonsense point of view and the ability to connect with a diverse audience by pointing out society's hypocrisies. Ralphie doesn't shy away from touchy topics or ethnic jokes, nor does he bite his tongue when society suggests, because he sincerely believes that as long as what he's saying is true, people need to hear it. (more...)

ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Comes to Stage 72 for Five Shows This August; Preps for Tour, Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

'On Kentucky Avenue,' the musical revue about the fabled Atlantic City nightclub Club Harlem which reigned supreme in Atlantic City in the years before the casinos came into vogue, has announced that it will be presented for five performances in August at Stage 72/The Triad in preparation for a tour and Broadway production in 2015. (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for Neil Simon's LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR, 9/6 - 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Written by Neil Simon (one of the most Oscar and Tony Award-nominated writers of all time), and based on his time as one of Sid Caesar's comedy writers, the non-stop gags keep on rolling in this clever comedy about clever Comedians. (more...)

Gilded Balloon In Association With Intelligent Artist Management Presents AMERICAN...ISH at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 6 - 13 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Gilded Balloon are proud to present American Comedians Camilla Cleese, Sarah Tiana and Cort McCowan in their Edinburgh Festival Fringe debut show. Three American stand-ups, and guests, bring American humour to our shores, and show us how to laugh... Sarah Tiana (Chelsea Lately, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson), Cort McCowan (twice voted best in Vegas, and regular at The Comedy Store in Hollywood) and Camilla Cleese (she of the tall father - making her own way in the world of stand-up) soon to appear in the movie Bachelorette Weekend. (more...)

Bound & Gagged Comedy Presents Maff Brown's Solo Show BORN AGAIN COMEDIAN at Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 30 July - 24 August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

'WANT AN ALL OUT LAUGH-FEST WITH GAGS-A-PLENTY? MAFF BROWN IS YOUR MAN. I SAW HIM TEAR THE ROOF OFF, GENERATING MORE JOY AND MORE LAUGHTER THAN ANY ARENA-SELLING COMEDIAN' - GQ From the writer of Shooting Stars and Mock the Week comes a brand new show featuring some of the sharpest one-liners you're likely to hear at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe (or anywhere else for that matter). (more...)

FOOD FIGHT COMEDY NIGHT to Cake The Triad in Stars, 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

Food Fight Comedy Night is set for July 16, 9pm, at The Triad (158 W. 72nd st). All tickets $10, plus 2 drinks cash only. Get ready for incredible night of comedy and variety hosted by Andy Kaufman Award recipient; comedian and juggler Marcus Monroe. (more...)

Comedy Hypnotist Don Barnhart Brings Hilarity To Loonees Comedy Club In Colorado Springs, 7/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2014

Just back from a world tour entertaining the troops, Award Winning Comedy Hypnotist Don Barnhart returns to Colorado Springs bringing his hilarious hypnotic show to Loonees Comedy Corner in a special event July 24-26th, 2014. (more...)

Comedy Hypnotist Don Barnhart Brings Hilarity The Levee, 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2014

From Afghanistan to Colorado, Comedy Hypnotist Don Barnhart brings the laughter to The Levee in Longview, TX in a special event July 23rd, 2014. (more...)

NBC Renews Trio of Alternative Series: AMERICA'S GOT TALENT, LAST COMIC STANDING, and AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2014

As a sign of the prolific work being accomplished in the network's alternative division, NBC has given renewals to a 10th season of “America's Got Talent,” a ninth season of “Last Comic Standing” and a fourth season of “American Ninja Warrior,” which airs in partnership with Esquire Network. (more...)

NBC to Televise Inaugural US Red Nose Day Live Special in May 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2014

Red Nose Day, the U.K.'s #1 television fundraising event, is finally coming to America in a spectacular star-studded special live on NBC. (more...)

Myq Kaplan to Perform at Comedy Works Landmark Village, 7/24-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Myq Kaplan is a comedian named Myq Kaplan (pronounced 'Mike'). Myq made his network television debut on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien and has since gone on to appear on The Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and in his own half-hour Comedy Central Presents: Myq Kaplan special. He was also a Top 5 finalist on the previous season of Last Comic Standing. (more...)

ACTION PARK GOES TO ACTION PARK to Play The Magnet Theater, 8/3-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Action Park Goes to Action Park will play August 3rd, 10th, and 17th at 9pm at The Magnet Theater (more...)

Award Winning Author and Comedian Mark Watson Announces 65-Performance National Tour FLAWS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Following a run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, multi award-winning Mark Watson will be embarking on a 65 date national tour this autumn, marking his ten-year anniversary in comedy. (more...)

Scoop: WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? on THE CW - Friday, August 1, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jul 11, 2014

Get all the scoop on WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?, airing on THE CW on Friday, August 1, 2014! (more...)

Crackle to Premiere New Original Series SEQUESTERED, 8/5
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2014

Crackle announced today that their brand new original series “Sequestered” will make its world television debut on Tuesday, August 5th. (more...)

Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - Week of 7/14 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Jul 11, 2014

Get all the scoop on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - Week of 7/14, airing on ABC (more...)

GAME OF THRONES Leads with 19 Emmy Noms; Check Out Nominations By Network & Show!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 10, 2014

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations Announcement were announced this morning at the Television Academy's Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood's NoHo Arts District. For the first time, this year's nominees were selected via online voting. (more...)

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