HBO Renews A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW For a Second SeasonHBO Renews A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW For a Second Season
by TV News Desk - Aug 28, 2019

HBO has renewed the sketch comedy series A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW for a second season, it was announced today by Amy Gravitt, executive vice president, HBO Programming. (more...)

Sketch Comedy Series A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW Debuts 8/2, Exclusively On HBOSketch Comedy Series A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW Debuts 8/2, Exclusively On HBO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019

A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW, debuting FRIDAY, AUG. 2 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ET/PT), is a narrative series set in a limitless magical reality full of dynamic, hilarious characters and celebrity guests. The show presents sketches performed by a core cast of black women, including creator Robin Thede, Ashley Nicole Black, Gabrielle Dennis and Quinta Brunson. Thede executive produces, writes and stars and Issa Rae (Emmy® and Golden Globe nominee for HBO's “Insecure”) executive produces.  (more...)

Sketch Comedy Series A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW Debuts 8/2, Exclusively On HBOSketch Comedy Series A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW Debuts 8/2, Exclusively On HBO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

The sketch comedy series A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW debuts FRIDAY, AUG. 2 (11:00-11:30 p.m. ETPT), exclusively on HBO. (more...)

WRITER'S GUILD AWARDS Unveils 2019 NominationsWRITER'S GUILD AWARDS Unveils 2019 Nominations
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

The 2019 Writer's Guild Awards nominations have been unveiled. The 2019 Writers Guild Awards will be handed out Sunday, Feb. 17, at the Beverly Hilton. See the full list of nominees below! (more...)

The Second City Announces All-Night Benefit With Special GuestsThe Second City Announces All-Night Benefit With Special Guests
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

The Second City's 17th annual 24-hour improv and music marathon will take place Monday, November 19th-Tuesday, November 20th in Second City's e.t.c. Theater. 24 Hour: To the Moon and Back, Buddies is a non-stop event that will feature over 100 performers in a lineup that includes Second City alumni, current talent, and special guests from the worlds of comedy, theater, and music. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Patti Murin, Cory Cott, Norm Lewis, and the Company of THE 24 HOUR MUSICALSPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Patti Murin, Cory Cott, Norm Lewis, and the Company of THE 24 HOUR MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Creatives and actors are working away today on THE 24 HOUR MUSICALS - which will take place tonight at 8:00 PM at The American Airlines Theatre. Get a peek at rehearsals below! (more...)

Corey Cott, Carol Kane & More Join Lineup of THE 24 HOUR MUSICALSCorey Cott, Carol Kane & More Join Lineup of THE 24 HOUR MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

The 24 Hour Plays announced their cast and creative team for The 24 Hour Musicals premiere Broadway event, in partnership with The Lillys. The 24 Hour Musicals will take place on Monday, October 29th at 8 PM at the American Airlines Theatre in Times Square. (more...)

Bebe Neuwirth, Patti Murin and More Complete Lineup of THE 24 HOUR MUSICALSBebe Neuwirth, Patti Murin and More Complete Lineup of THE 24 HOUR MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

The 24 Hour Plays announced their cast and creative team for The 24 Hour Musicals premiere Broadway event, in partnership with The Lillys. The 24 Hour Musicals will take place on Monday, October 29th at 8 PM at the American Airlines Theatre in Times Square. (more...)

THE 24 HOUR MUSICALS Come to Broadway Ft. Kate Rockwell, Jordan Roth, and MoreTHE 24 HOUR MUSICALS Come to Broadway Ft. Kate Rockwell, Jordan Roth, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Today, The 24 Hour Plays announced that they will bring The 24 Hour Musicals to Broadway for the first time. The evening, which is in partnership with The Lillys, will pay homage to the women who are changing the landscape of American Theatre. The 24 Hour Musicals will take place on Monday, October 29th at 8:00 PM at the American Airlines Theatre in Times Square. (more...)

Maggie Gyllenhaal, Samantha Bee, Tracy Morgan, & More Included in the 2018 VULTURE FESTIVAL All-Star LineupMaggie Gyllenhaal, Samantha Bee, Tracy Morgan, & More Included in the 2018 VULTURE FESTIVAL All-Star Lineup
by TV News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Vulture today announced the lineup for Vulture Festival, a weekend of high-profile events bringing the entertainment site to life, celebrating the best of today's television, comedy, film, podcasts, and more. The pop-culture extravaganza, taking place May 19-20 at Milk Studios in New York City, includes panels, screenings, performances, and live podcast recordings. Additional events will be announced in the coming weeks. (more...)

Winners Announced for the 2018 Writers Guild AwardsWinners Announced for the 2018 Writers Guild Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) tonight announced the winners of the 2018 Writers Guild Awards for outstanding achievement in writing for film, television, new media, videogames, news, radio/audio, promotional, and graphic animation categories at concurrent ceremonies at the Edison Ballroom in New York City and The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. (more...)

VIDEO: FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE Kicks Off 'Apology Tour'VIDEO: FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE Kicks Off 'Apology Tour'
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Today she's announcing the official start of the FULL FRONTAL APOLOGY RACE: a two-week romp around the globe to try to make amends for any deeply embarrassing thing our President manages to get his hands on in between tv time. (more...)

HANDMAID'S TALE, GLOW Among Nominees for 2018 WRITERS GUILD AWARDS; Full ListHANDMAID'S TALE, GLOW Among Nominees for 2018 WRITERS GUILD AWARDS; Full List
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio/audio, and promotional writing during 2017. Winners will be honored at the 2018 Writers Guild Awards on Sunday, February 11, 2018, at concurrent ceremonies in New York City and Los Angeles. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ms. Foundation for Women Celebrate LAUGHTER IS THE BEST RESISTANCEPhoto Flash: Ms. Foundation for Women Celebrate LAUGHTER IS THE BEST RESISTANCE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

On Wednesday, November 29, the Ms. Foundation for Women hosted Laughter is the Best Resistance, its 22nd Comedy Night at Carolines on Broadway in New York City. Laughter is the Best Resistance, featured standup from leading women comedians in addition to a short performance from Ms. Foundation Founding Mother, Gloria Steinem. (more...)

Gloria Steinem, Jen Kirkman, Ashley Nicole Black and More Featured in LAUGHTER IS THE BEST RESISTANCEGloria Steinem, Jen Kirkman, Ashley Nicole Black and More Featured in LAUGHTER IS THE BEST RESISTANCE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

On Today, November 29, the Ms. Foundation for Women will celebrate Laughter is the Best Resistance, its 22nd Comedy Night at Carolines on Broadway in New York City. Laughter is the Best Resistance will feature standup from Ashley Nicole Black (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee), Jena Friedman (Adult Swim's 2018 The Jena Friedman Show, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Late Show with David Letterman), award-winning writer and producer Judy Gold (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Showtime's I'm Dying Up Here, host of Kill Me Now with Judy Gold podcast), Jen Kirkman (Jen Kirkman: Just Keep Livin?, I Can Barely Take Care of Myself, I Know What I'm Doing and Other Lies I Tell Myself), Dulc Sloan (The Daily Show with Trevor Noah), and Liza Treyger (Glittercheese). Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Ms. Foundation's work to ensure the economic justice, reproductive justice, and safety for all women. (more...)

Gloria Steinem, Jen Kirkman, Ashley Nicole Black and More Featured in LAUGHTER IS THE BEST RESISTANCEGloria Steinem, Jen Kirkman, Ashley Nicole Black and More Featured in LAUGHTER IS THE BEST RESISTANCE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

On Wednesday, November 29, the Ms. Foundation for Women will celebrate Laughter is the Best Resistance, its 22nd Comedy Night at Carolines on Broadway in New York City. Laughter is the Best Resistance will feature standup from Ashley Nicole Black (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee), Jena Friedman (Adult Swim's 2018 The Jena Friedman Show, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Late Show with David Letterman), award-winning writer and producer Judy Gold (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Showtime's I'm Dying Up Here, host of Kill Me Now with Judy Gold podcast), Jen Kirkman (Jen Kirkman: Just Keep Livin?, I Can Barely Take Care of Myself, I Know What I'm Doing and Other Lies I Tell Myself), Dulc Sloan (The Daily Show with Trevor Noah), and Liza Treyger (Glittercheese). Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Ms. Foundation's work to ensure the economic justice, reproductive justice, and safety for all women. (more...)

Second City's Annual 24-Hour Marathon to Benefit Onward Neighborhood HouseSecond City's Annual 24-Hour Marathon to Benefit Onward Neighborhood House
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

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Second City's Annual 24-Hour Marathon to Benefit Onward Neighborhood HouseSecond City's Annual 24-Hour Marathon to Benefit Onward Neighborhood House
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

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The Second City's Epic, Annual All-Nighter Turns Sweet 16The Second City's Epic, Annual All-Nighter Turns Sweet 16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Returning for its sixteenth year, The Second City's 24-hour improv and music marathon will be held Monday, November 20th through Tuesday, November 21st in The Second City e.t.c. Theater. The non-stop event, named 24 Hour: It'll Make You Feel Better, is set to feature a lineup of Second City's most lauded alumni, as well as special guests from the worlds of comedy, theater, sports, and music. (more...)

Dead Darlings Returns with SHAME EDITION
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Dead Darlings is back this month on July 12 for Shame Edition at Judson Memorial Church. The show is free with a suggested donations. Hosted by Amanda Duarte (#Pussygrabsback) the show will be featuring Ashley Nicole Black, Kenny Mellman, and Adam Feldman. Show starts at 8pm, but get there early for tunes, snacks and booze at 7:30pm. (more...)