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The Second City Opens New York Location in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

According to NPR, The Second City has opened its first New York Location, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Learn more here!
Cynthia Erivo, Alex Newell & More Join MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR Season Two

Season two of Disney Branded Television’s Emmy® Award-nominated “Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur” is set to premiere in February. Guest stars for the new season will include Cynthia Erivo, Alex Newell, Ephraim Sykes, Ann Harada, Carol Kane, and more. Check out the full list now! Plus, watch a trailer.
Photos: Adele, Ariana DeBose & More Attend The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Gala

This morning, The Hollywood Reporter (THR) hosted its annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast Gala at The Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, honoring singer-songwriter Adele and actor, producer and activist Kerry Washington for their contributions and impact within the industry. Check out photos from the event now!
Charlamagne Tha God Returns to Guest Host Comedy Central's THE DAILY SHOW This Week

Tonight, Charlamagne Tha God kicks off his guest host week of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. The legendary radio host’s return is part of the roster of comedy greats and all-star correspondents and contributors guest hosting the next chapter of the award-winning late night franchise. 
The Second City Announces Programming For The Holiday Season

The Second City announces hilarious holiday programming for 2023, including 'The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly Sweater' and the 'Holiday Improv Brunch.' Get ready for a season of laughter and festive fun!
Video: Watch Eddie Murphy & Tracee Ellis Ross In CANDY CANE LANE Teaser

Eddie Murphy is coming to town, bringing his trademark comedic chops to his first holiday film! The film reunites director Reginald Hudlin, Murphy, and producer Brian Grazer for the first time since their 1992 hit, Boomerang. Watch the video trailer for the upcoming film now!
SEX JOB Comes to Brooklyn Comedy Collective This Week

What happens when you moonlight as a comedian, but your day job is sex work? Join Lane Kwederis and find out when she performs 'Sex Job' on Friday, October 6th at 8:30pm at Brooklyn Comedy Collective. Learn more about the show here!
Eddie Murphy Stars In New Holiday Adventure Film CANDY CANE LANE on Prime Video

Eddie Murphy is coming to town in his first holiday film! Audiences will experience the holiday magic come to life, with the help of some magical characters and unexpected mayhem! The all-star ensemble cast includes Tracee Ellis Ross, Jillian Bell, Ken Marino, Nick Offerman, Robin Thede, Chris Redd, D.C. Young Fly, and Anjelah Johnson-Reyes.
Busta Rhymes to Receive Icon Award at 7th Annual Innovators & Leaders Awards Brunch

This exciting and unprecedented move will be unveiled with an incredible lineup of experiences and moments as we bestow upon him the prestigious Icon Award during the highly anticipated 7th Annual Innovators and Leaders Awards Brunch.
Second City Sets Summer 2023 Programming Featuring New Productions & More

The Second City, world-renowned comedy theater and training center, has announced its incredible lineup of shows for its Summer programming. With a blend of classic favorites and brand-new productions, this season's lineup of shows is set to be an unmissable experience.
Idina Menzel to Guest Judge on RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE ALL STARS 8

Idina Menzel, Maude Apatow, Bowen Yang, and more will be guest judges on the new season of RuPaul's Drag Race All-Stars. Mainstay judges Michelle Visage, Carson Kressley, Ross Mathews and Ts Madison are returning alongside RuPaul. Watch the new video trailer for the upcoming season now!
Roy Wood Jr. Guest Hosts Comedy Central's THE DAILY SHOW This Week

Guests this week include Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), Robin These, Cedric the Entertainer, and Jerry Craft. The Daily Show correspondent, actor, and comedian’s debut tonight is a part of the roster of comedy greats and all-star correspondent and contributors guest hosting the next chapter of the award-winning late night franchise in the coming weeks.
Video: Watch A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW Season Four Teaser

Returning core cast members include Robin Thede, Gabrielle Dennis and Skye Townsend. Season 4 stars three new featured players: DaMya Gurley, Tamara Jade, Angel Laketa Moore, and more than 20 celebrity guest stars. Watch the video teaser for the HBO Original Emmy®-winning sketch comedy series A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW season four!
THE DROP Starring Anna Konkle, Jermaine Fowler, & Jillian Bell to Debut on Hulu in January

Lex (“PEN15’s” Anna Konkle) and Mani (“Coming 2 America’s” Jermaine Fowler) are a happily married young couple, running their dream artisanal bakery in Los Angeles and excited about starting a family together.
Audra McDonald, Sheryl Lee Ralph & More SAG-AFTRA Members Urge Congress to End Hair Discrimination & Pass CROWN Act

Among the members who signed the statement of support for the CROWN Act are Audra McDonald, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Kerry Washington, and dozens of other performers. In the letter, members assert, “Discrimination based on hair style or texture is a destructive practice that has alienated and caused irreparable harm to Black Americans.” 
HBO's A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW Begins Production On Season Four

Production has commenced on the fourth season of Robin Thede’s Emmy®-winning HBO Original sketch comedy series A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW. Returning this season as the core cast members are Robin Thede, Gabrielle Dennis, and Skye Townsend along with three new featured players: DaMya Gurley, Tamara Jade, and Angel Laketa Moore joining.
Chelsea Music Hall Announces Lineup Of Shows & Events Presented By THE NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL

For the 2nd year, Chelsea Music Hall joins the New York Comedy Festival as an official venue hosting 13 shows with over 50 comedians taking the venue's stage, including Janeane Garofalo, Larry Owens, Ian Lara, Seth Herzog, Alex English, Josh Adam Meyers and Sam Morrison between November 7th and 13th, 2022.
The Second City Announces Fall Programming Featuring Live Shows 7 Days a Week

Pumpkin spice laughter is in the air this fall as legendary Chicago comedy institution The Second City is unleashing a lineup of interactive, laugh-out-loud shows on their stages all season long. 
Hollywood Critics Association Announce Presenters & Hosts

The HCA reveals a line up of presenters including; Alfonso Herrera, Ana de la Reguera, Auli'i Cravalho, Celina Smith, Chloe Cherry, Colman Domingo, Danny Pudi, Dichen Lachman, Garret Dillahunt, Genevieve Angelson, Hannah Waddingham, Johnny Sibilly, James Lance, Jaren Lewison, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Michelle Visage, and more.
HBO Renews Sketch Comedy Series A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW For A Fourth Season

The narrative sketch comedy series features a core cast of Black women living relatable, hilarious experiences in a magical reality that subverts traditional expectations.The series stars Robin Thede, Gabrielle Dennis, Ashley Nicole Black and Skye Townsend.

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