National Lampoon Taps Evan Shapiro As President, Announces Acquisition Of eshapTVNational Lampoon Taps Evan Shapiro As President, Announces Acquisition Of eshapTV
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

National Lampoon's Kevin Frakes and Raj B. Singh announced today that prolific producer and head of eshapTV, Evan Shapiro, has been named the company's President. In the newly created role, Shapiro will oversee all development, acquisitions, and production on television, digital and audio content for the entertainment company. (more...)

Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS, 2/6-2/13Scoop: Upcoming Guests on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT on CBS, 2/6-2/13
by TV Scoop - Feb 6, 2019

Get all the scoop on Upcoming Guests on THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, airing on CBS on Wednesday, February 6, 2019! (more...)

VIDEO: Adult Swim to Premiere The Second Installment Of SOFT FOCUS WITH JENA FRIEDMANVIDEO: Adult Swim to Premiere The Second Installment Of SOFT FOCUS WITH JENA FRIEDMAN
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2018

Stand-up comedian, writer and filmmaker, Jena Friedman is back in the second installment of Soft Focus that features a segment on sexual harassment in gaming and an interview with Presidential hopeful and Belizian fugitive, John McAfee. (more...)

Lineup Announced for the 18th Annual San Francisco Comedy FestivalLineup Announced for the 18th Annual San Francisco Comedy Festival
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

SF Sketchfest presented by Audible announces the initial line up for the 18th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 10-27, 2019, featuring top comedic talent performing in venues across the city. Audiences can expect another outstanding year of programming and fun as SF Sketchfest will host major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming acts from around the world for non-stop entertainment including sketch, stand-up, alternative comedy, music, improv, films, tributes, live podcasts, storytelling, family shows, workshops, panels and more. (more...)

Initial Line Up Announced For 2019 San Francisco Comedy Festival, Tickets On Sale This SundayInitial Line Up Announced For 2019 San Francisco Comedy Festival, Tickets On Sale This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2018

SF Sketchfest presented by Audible announces the initial line up for the 18th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 10-27, 2019, featuring top comedic talent performing in venues across the city. Audiences can expect another outstanding year of programming and fun as SF Sketchfest will host major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming acts from around the world for non-stop entertainment including sketch, stand-up, alternative comedy, music, improv, films, tributes, live podcasts, storytelling, family shows, workshops, panels and more. (more...)

New Independent Film BUSHWICK BEATS To Open Bushwick Film FestivalNew Independent Film BUSHWICK BEATS To Open Bushwick Film Festival
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

A new independent film based in the heart of Brooklyn's hot Bushwick neighborhood entitled “Bushwick Beats” will get its international premiere at the Mill Valley Film Festival in the San Francisco area followed by a red carpet reception and screening at the opening party of the Bushwick Film Festival in New York City tonight (more...)

Adult Swim Festival Announces Additional Music and Comedy ActsAdult Swim Festival Announces Additional Music and Comedy Acts
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2018

Debuting October 6-7th in Downtown Los Angeles, the first annual Adult Swim Festival has announced an additional 24 musical and comedy artists will join hip-hop powerhouse Run The Jewels for this one-of-a-kind fan experience. A cultural festival like no other, the weekend will feature all things Adult Swim with more headliners continuing to be announced leading up to the weekend. (more...)

#NASTYWOMEN: A Night of Female Political Comedy Comes to 14th Street Y#NASTYWOMEN: A Night of Female Political Comedy Comes to 14th Street Y
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

#NASTYWOMEN is an evening of political comedy led by 4 ferocious female voices. Hosted by Betches - The 'Sup's Alise Morales (formerly of the 14th Street Y's After School program). In the lead up to the first anniversary of the women's march, this night aims to amp up the audience with laughter, games and giveaways. (more...)

Educational Alliance and The 14th Street Y present #NASTY WOMEN: A Night Of Female Resistance ComedyEducational Alliance and The 14th Street Y present #NASTY WOMEN: A Night Of Female Resistance Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Presented by The Educational Alliance and The 14th Street Y In Partnership with The BETCHES 'Sup #NASTY WOMEN - A Night of Female Resistance Comedy. Today, January 18 at 7:30pm - An evening of political comedy led by 4 ferocious female voices: (more...)

Educational Alliance and The 14th Street Y present #NASTY WOMEN: A Night Of Female Resistance ComedyEducational Alliance and The 14th Street Y present #NASTY WOMEN: A Night Of Female Resistance Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Presented by The Educational Alliance and The 14th Street Y In Partnership with The BETCHES 'Sup #NASTY WOMEN - A Night of Female Resistance Comedy. Thursday, January 18 at 7:30pm - An evening of political comedy led by 4 ferocious female voices: (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...)

DoublePlusGood Comedy Show Announces Carefully Curated LineupDoublePlusGood Comedy Show Announces Carefully Curated Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2017

Every month Ben Asher curates NY's most superlative comedy show, DoublePlusGood Comedy, bringing you comedy that reaches up into your brain with the force of a fist through the nose. Top pro comics and performers from TV and NYC's major clubs performing long (20+ min) sets on an intimate stage. The best comedy value in the city. Every 3rd Wednesday of the month at Salzy. (more...)

VINTAGE BASEMENT WITH MAX & NICKY to Play UNDER St. MarksVINTAGE BASEMENT WITH MAX & NICKY to Play UNDER St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

From New York-based twin brothers Max and Nicky Weinbach comes a monthly neo-retro night of stand-up comedy and music. (more...)

Cynthia Erivo Joins American Theatre Wing's Board of Trustees; New Appointments!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The American Theatre Wing has announced new appointments to its Board of Trustees and Advisory Committee. (more...)

Lower 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...)

Jonah Hill, Michael Cera Lend Voices to New Adult Swim Pilot THE SHIVERING TRUTH
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

Adult Swim is looking to animate your unconscious mind with THE SHIVERING TRUTH, a new stop-motion pilot created by Vernon Chatman (South Park, Louie, Wonder Showzen) and voiced by guest stars Michael Cera, Jonah Hill and Starlee Kine, along with Chatman. (more...)

Adult 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...)

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