EIGHTH GRADE, CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? Among Winners of the 2019 Writers Guild AwardsEIGHTH GRADE, CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? Among Winners of the 2019 Writers Guild Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2019

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America West (WGAW) tonight announced the winners of the 2019 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...)

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...)

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Celebrates Stand-Up Comdeian Adrianne TolschPhoto Coverage: Friars Club Celebrates Stand-Up Comdeian Adrianne Tolsch
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 30, 2018

Adrianne Tolsch, the first female House MC at the legendary Catch a Rising Star was remembered at the Friars Club last night and you can only imagine what happens when comics commemorate one of their own in the confines of the Milton Berle Room's husband, former Letterman writer Bill Sheft hosted the evening which featured some of his wife's favorite comics… Maureen Langan, Brian Cichocki, Rose Bennett, Jeff Stison, Cory Kahaney, Patty Rosborough, and Judy Gold. (more...)

WGAE Announces Council Candidates For 2017 Election
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) announced today the 2017 candidates for its Council election. (more...)

Writers Sign Petition Over Upcoming Neil Patrick Harris Variety Show & More
by TV News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Today, over 175 comedy and variety writers have signed a petition urging ITV to enter a collective bargaining agreement to protect its nonfiction writer-producers, including those set for the 10 ordered episodes of NBC's Neil Patrick Harris' variety show announced back in October. (more...)

175+ Comedy-Variety Writers Petition ITV - John Oliver, Amy Schumer, Colin Jost and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

More than 175 prominent comedy/variety writers, including a number who appear on-air, have signed a petition urging ITV to enter a collective bargaining agreement covering its nonfiction writer-producers. (more...)

New York Comedy Festival Adds 60 Shows to Lineup - Jim Gaffigan, Ilana Glazer, Pete Holmes and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

The New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), in association with Comedy Central, announced today the addition of more than 60 shows including Comics to Watch, the New York's Funniest Stand-Up competition finals, and events featuring Jim Gaffigan, Bob Odendkirk, Pete Holmes and Sommore. In addition NYCF in partnership with The Paley Center for Media announced three new dynamic panel discussions with the creative teams behind the hit shows "Late Show with David Letterman," "Inside Amy Schumer" and "Broad City;" The 11th annual festival runs from November 5 - 9 at more than 20 venues throughout New York City. (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN on CBS - Week of June 9, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 9, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, airing on CBS for the week of June 9, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN on CBS - Week of June 9, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 9, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, airing on CBS for the week of June 9, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN on CBS - Week of June 9, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, airing on CBS for the week of June 9, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN on CBS - Week of June 9, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 5, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, airing on CBS for the week of June 9, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN on CBS - Week of June 9, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jun 3, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN, airing on CBS for the week of June 9, 2014! (more...)

CBS SUNDAY MORNING Goes Inside the Writers' Room at 'David Letterman' Today
by TV News Desk - Mar 30, 2014

Susan Spencer goes inside The Writers' Room at CBS' Late Show with David Letterman as part of a CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD report on the Science and art of being funny to be broadcast today, March 30 (9:00 AM, ET) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

CBS SUNDAY MORNING to Go Inside the Writers' Room at 'David Letterman'
by TV News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Susan Spencer goes inside the writers' room at CBS' Late Show WITH DAVID LETTERMAN as part of a CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD report on the science and art of being funny to be broadcast March 30 (9:00 AM, ET) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

New York Comedy Festival Lineup Adds SNL's Vanessa Bayer, Jake & Amir and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Saturday Night Live cast member Vanessa Bayer, College Humor's Jake & Amir and comedian Julian McCullough have been added to the New York Comedy Festival lineup next month at STAGE 72 (158 West 72nd Street). They will join comedian and Chelsea Lately regular Dan Levy on November 9 as a part of Baby Talk, a hilarious new live show built around Levy's quest to avoid scarring his new son's fragile psyche. (more...)

SNL's Vanessa Bayer, Jake & Amir & More Join New York Comedy Festival Lineup at STAGE 72
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Saturday Night Live cast member Vanessa Bayer, College Humor's Jake & Amir and comedian Julian McCullough have been added to the New York Comedy Festival lineup next month at STAGE 72 (158 West 72nd Street). They will join comedian and Chelsea Lately regular Dan Levy on November 9 as a part of Baby Talk, a hilarious new live show built around Levy's quest to avoid scarring his new son's fragile psyche. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWWComedyWorld.com from 10/13/2013 - 10/20/2013
by BWW - Oct 20, 2013

Hottest Articles on BWWComedyWorld.com from 10/13/2013 - 10/20/2013. (more...)

NY Comedy Festival to Feature Richard Belzer, Alan Zweibel, Chelsea Lateley's Dan Levy, Letterman & Daily Show writers at STAGE 72
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

Next month at STAGE 72 (158 West 72nd Street) on November 8, 9 and 10, the New York Comedy Festival will present three exciting and hilarious shows which will feature comedy, TV star and author Richard Belzer (Law & Order: SVU), Chelsea Lately regular Dan Levy, celebrated comedy writer of stage and screen Alan Zweibel,and comedy writers Bill Scheft from The Late Show with David Letterman, JR Havlan from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and Chris Henchy from Funny or Die. Tickets are $20-$25 and can be purchased online at www.NYComedyFestival.com. (more...)

NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL Announces Additional Events
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2010

The New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), in association with COMEDY CENTRAL, announced today additional events to its line-up, including a Times Talk discussion with Tracy Morgan at The Times Center (more...)

DVR Alert: Talk Show Listings Tuesday, April 14 - Cloris Leachman & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2009

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