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  • Craig Ferguson tells the truth about lying in his promo for “Just Being Honest”

    Craig Ferguson Special

    Craig Ferguson: Just Being Honest premieres September 10 on EPIX. In the special he covers Kenny G, getting old, and getting a call from Mick Jagger. Here’s his promo. It’s about lying. Read More

    Amy Schumer continues gun control conversation with Jon Stewart on The Daily Show

    Amy Schumer on The Daily Show

    Amy Schumer is at the forefront of the gun debate. Not an easy position to be in and one that she didn’t ask for, however, she is taking it on and stepping up. Just hours after standing with Senator Chuck Schumer at news conference yesterday, she appeared as one of the final guests on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and spoke further about the matter. Read More

    “Playing House” returns with season 2 premiere tonight on USA

    Playing House Season 2

    In Playing House, childhood best friends Maggie Caruso (Lennon Parham, Parks and Recreation) and Emma Crawford (Jessica St. Clair, Bridesmaids), have shared countless adventures growing up in the charming town of Pinebrook, Conn. When Maggie discovered that her husband Bruce (Brad Morris, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World) was having an online affair, Emma gave up her burgeoning business career in China to stay in their hometown and help Maggie raise her baby. As they prepared for the birth of Maggie’s first child and the fallout of her marriage ending, Emma was also forced to confront the past that she abruptly left behind thirteen years ago: her first love and local cop, Mark (Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele), her prim-and-proper mother (Jane Kaczmarek, Malcolm in the Middle) and a small town in which she’s never felt comfortable. Now that baby Charlotte has arrived, the two best friends must navigate their biggest adventure yet, in the best way they know how – together. Read More

    Pick up awesome shirt designs in The Laugh Button’s new web store!

    The Laugh Button Web Store

    The Laugh Button has a shiny new web store for you to outfit your favorite comedy fans. We’ve set up shop over at TeePublic where you lovely fans have a variety of shirt colors and styles to select, from a basic t-shirt, hoodie, crew sweatshirts, or tank tops to beat the heat, we now have comedy and your torso covered. We’ll continue to update the store with new designs as inspiration strikes and even offer up flash sales every once in a while. So be sure to subscribe to our page and follow us on our socials for the latest updates on TLB merch. Read More

    Amy Schumer teams up with Senator cousin to announce gun-control bill following movie theater shooting at “Trainwreck” screening

    Amy Schumer - Chuck Schumer

    “These are my first public comments on the issue of gun violence, but I can promise you they will not be my last,” Amy Schumer announced during a press conference on Monday.

    The comedian joined her cousin, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), at a press conference in Manhattan to throw her support behind a gun-control bill he is sponsoring that aims to strengthen background checks and provide more funding to help the mentally ill. The bill, “Schumer & Schumer: ‘Enough is Enough'” was announced with emotion behind the comedian’s voice. Read More

    Watch a sneak peek of IFC’s upcoming hockey comedy “Benders”

    Benders Sneak Peak

    Benders follows a team of friends bonded by an irrational obsession with their men’s ice hockey team, The Chubbys. Paul Rosenberg (Andrew Schulz) is the insecure leader whose involvement with the team causes daily havoc for him and his wife Karen (Lindsey Broad). Along for the ride are Paul’s best friends Anthony (Chris Distefano), the charmer who schemes his way through life; Dicky (Mark Gessner), the wealthy hedge fund manager whose answer to everything is in his wallet; and Sebalos (Ruy Iskandar) the slacker on a misguided search for his purpose in life. While their hockey skills may be limited, their passion is not, as evidenced by the chaos their devotion to the game creates in their everyday lives. Benders premieres Thursday October 1 on IFC. Watch a clip here: Read More

    Watch Emily Heller guest star on the web series debut of “Glenn Has Idea$” from Sexpot Comedy

    Glenn Has Ideas

    Glenn Has Idea$ is Sexpot Comedy’s first web series and will have new eps every Mon, Tues, Weds starting today for 3 weeks. The series was co-created by Andrew Orvedahl of The Grawlix and Andy Juett. It was shot by Denver directors Matty O’Connor and Andrew Bueno and will feature comedians Rory Scovel, Sean Patton, Dan Soder, Hannah Duggan, Chris Fairbanks, Adam Cayton-Holland, and Robert Rutherford. You can watch the first episode right here with guest star Emily Heller (Surving Jack, Ground Floor): Read More

    Watch the new trailer for “Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted” which debuts August 22 on HBO

    Tig Notaro - Boyish Girl Interrupted

    Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted debuts Saturday August 22 on HBO. It features the Grammy nominee in an all-new stand-up performance before a live audience, Notaro’s first HBO comedy special was taped in Boston at the Wilbur Theatre. Watch the latest trailer here: Read More

    “Ferrell Takes the Field” to screen at Petco Park in San Diego before its HBO debut

    Ferrell Takes the Field

    In a first for HBO, the comedy special Ferrell Takes The Field, will have a major league ballpark premiere Saturday, September 5 at Petco Park in San Diego, immediately following the game between the host San Diego Padres and the Los Angeles Dodgers. As part of Baseball Night in San Diego, all fans in attendance at that night’s game will have the opportunity to stay and watch the screening. Will Ferrell will be on hand to introduce the HBO special, and there will be activities for fans attending the game. From Funny Or Die, in partnership with Major League Baseball, the HBO special covers Ferrell’s one-of-a-kind day last March 12, when he took the field at ten different positions for ten different teams, including the Padres, in five different spring training games at Cactus League ballparks. Ferrell Takes The Field debuts Saturday, September 12 on HBO. Here’s the trailer: Read More

    The new special from Margaret Cho, “PsyCHO”, hits Showtime September 25

    Cho

    Showtime will debut Margaret Cho: psyCHO, the latest show from renowned three-time Grammy and Emmy nominated comedian Margaret Cho on September 25. Cho’s latest special was filmed back in March at the Gramercy Theater in New York City. In her latest, Cho touches on topics such as singlehood to Boko Haram to female empowerment. Part of the show includes touching tributes to her “father in comedy,” Robin Williams and her “mother in comedy,” Joan Rivers. “The audience at my shows don’t necessarily consider themselves traditional comedy fans,” says Cho. “I seem to be a secure alternative for people who don’t think they’re being represented in society. They come because my point of view satisfies a lot of what needs to be said out there, and that makes me really proud.”