Skankfest 2 News

First ever “Skankfest” coming to New York City

The Legion of Skanks podcast (Big Jay Oakerson, Luis J. Gomez, and Dave Smith) is presenting the first ever “Anti-¬≠Comedy Festival,” they’ve dubbed Skankfest. Skankfest will feature a wide variety of stand up comedians, podcasts, sketch, and musical acts that don’t play it safe. The comedy scene has become PC and Skankfest will be a […]

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Hulu renews “The Mindy Project”, adds second “Triumph” special

Hulu recently announced at their upfronts in New York City that The Mindy Project will be coming back for another season on the streaming service. The show was originally dropped by FOX after three seasons. Hulu scooped up the property, ran the fourth, and now has decided to carry on with the Mindy Kaling vehicle. […]

Blues Brothers Television

The Blues Brothers set to be animated

From a sketch on Saturday Night Live to theaters across the country, The Blues Brothers are about to be immortalized forever through the wonderful world of animation. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dan Aykroyd, Judy Belushi and SNL writer Anne Beatts will serve as co-creators and executive producers on the series. The new incarnations will […]

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Patton Oswalt breaks silence, remembers wife

Comedian and actor Patton Oswalt penned a touching article remembering his wife, Michelle McNamara, for Time Magazine. “She hasn’t left a void. She’s left a blast crater” Oswalt stated. McNamara, a true crime writer, passed away at the age for 46 back on April 21st of this year. In the essay, Oswalt discusses his wife’s […]

Odd Mom Out Television

“Odd Mom Out” lands John Hodgman, Amy Sedaris for season 2

Bravo Media announces new additions to the all-star lineup of guest stars set to appear in season two of the original scripted comedy series Odd Mom Out, premiering Monday, June 20 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Joining previously announced Drew Barrymore and Blythe Danner, guest stars will also include Molly Ringwald (Breakfast Club, Kind Cobra) who […]

Rock That Body cast News

Ilana Glazer, Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell join R-Rated comedy “Rock That Body”

R-rated comedies are definitely the new trend when it comes to modern day comedy. So far this year we’ve seen Dirty Grandpa, Fifty Shades of Black, Deadpool, How To Be Single, The Brothers Grimsby, The Boss, Everybody Wants Some, and Keanu all hit major theaters across the country with more to come. Speaking of R-Rated […]

Brooklyn Comedy Festival News

The Brooklyn Comedy Festival and Kickstarter Present “SHORTS”

Online submissions to find the best comedy short films open May 8 to all filmmakers, culminating in a weekend brunch screening on August 27 and 28 in New York City. Hidden behind the world of laugh tracks and blockbuster mediocrities there hums and buzzes a class of new voices and surreal experiments in comedic cinema. […]

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“No, You Shut Up!” has been cancelled according to Paul F. Tompkins

No, You Shut Up!, Fusion’s political talk show with puppets hosted by Paul F. Tompkins, appears to be no more. Here is the news according to the comedian’s Tumblr page: On Friday afternoon, I got a phone call from our producers at The Henson Company, telling me that No, YOU Shut Up! had been canceled […]

Amy Schumer News

It takes Amy Schumer yet again to let the public know their place

Dear public, stop being a$$holes. Cool, you saw Amy Schumer in the street. Yes, she is one of the most prominent figures in the public eye today and it seems like a great idea to immortalize yourself in a photo with her. But heed this, there is a way to go about doing it. No […]

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Craig Ferguson takes home “Outstanding Game Show Host” Daytime Emmy

Congratulations are in order for Celebrity Name Game host and former late night talker Craig Ferguson. The comedian has taken home the Daytime Emmy award for “Outstanding Game Show” twice in a row now. The event, which wasn’t broadcast on television, took place May 1st at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites in Los Angeles, […]