Chile’s First 2018 Blockbuster, Nicolas Lopez Comedy ‘I’m Not Crazy,’ Tops B.O. Chart, Snags Netflix Deal (EXCLUSIVE)

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Chile’s First 2018 Blockbuster, Nicolas Lopez Comedy ‘I’m Not Crazy,’ Tops B.O. Chart, Snags Netflix Deal (EXCLUSIVE)
After scoring number one openings with “No Filter,” and “Do it Like an Hombre” in Chile and Mexico, Nicolás López has topped Chilean charts again with “I’m Not Crazy.” Its stellar admissions numbers come as López is proving to be one of the biggest remake phenomenons in Latin America, with reversions of “No Filter” opening […]
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Showtime Cancels Jay Pharoah Comedy ‘White Famous’ After One Season

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Showtime Cancels Jay Pharoah Comedy ‘White Famous’ After One Season
Showtime has pulled the plug on comedy “White Famous” after one season. The comedy starring “Saturday Night Live” alum Jay Pharoah drew a small audience of under 2 million viewers in multiplatform airings. Reviews were mostly negative for the series about an African-American comedian struggling to maintain his credibility with his core audience while also […]
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Iliza Shlesinger Sued for Banning Men from Comedy Show

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Iliza Shlesinger Sued for Banning Men from Comedy Show
An attorney who files discrimination suits against bars that offer “ladies’ nights” has sued comedian Iliza Shlesinger, contending that her “Girls Night In” show violated California law by barring men. According to the suit, George St. George bought a $30 ticket to Shlesinger’s Nov. 13 show at the Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, […]
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Comedy Central Gets 'The Office' Repeats

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Comedy Central Gets 'The Office' Repeats
The network will air the NBCUniversal comedy starting in January, with select episodes streaming. read more
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Yes, the cancer-kidnapping series ‘Ill Behaviour’ is a comedy

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Yes, the cancer-kidnapping series ‘Ill Behaviour’ is a comedy
It’s funny what’s labeled comedy these days. That’s what they are labeling “Ill Behaviour,” a six-episode British series dealing with cancer, but then they add it’s also a thriller. It stars “You’re the Worst’s” Chris Geere as a recently divorced man named Joel, who received a large amount of money in a settlement from his wealthy […]
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The hilarious Bollywood star about to take American comedy by storm

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The hilarious Bollywood star about to take American comedy by storm
You may not know Vir Das’ name, but in India, he’s kind of a big deal. The 38-year-old Bollywood star has sold more than half a million tickets to his stand-up tours, but he only recently had a big breakthrough in the US with the Netflix comedy special, “Abroad Understanding,” earlier this year. Now, he’s…
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Frank Barron, comedy writer, Hollywood journalist, dies at 98

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Frank Barron, comedy writer, Hollywood journalist, dies at 98
Frank Barron came to Hollywood to write. With a long career that ranged from writing “Woody Woodpecker” and “Popeye” cartoons to two stints as editor of The Hollywood Reporter and promoting top rock acts, he relished it all. “Hollywood gave me a great life and I met wonderful people,” the Sherman Oaks man once said. […]
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Jon Cryer Returns to CBS With Family Comedy (Exclusive)

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Jon Cryer Returns to CBS With Family Comedy (Exclusive)
The ‘Two and a Half Men’ alum will exec produce ‘Dads and Daughters’ for the network. read more
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How Dana Carvey’s legendary 1996 comedy show failed

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How Dana Carvey’s legendary 1996 comedy show failed
Dana Carvey’s sketch-comedy show had some of the best comic minds of its generation, outrageous humor, a primetime network platform and corporate sponsorship. So what could possibly go wrong? Well, just about everything. “Too Funny to Fail,” a new Hulu documentary premiering Saturday, recounts the (short-lived) history of “The Dana Carvey Show,” which aired for…
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Mipcom: Pau Freixas Talks about Families, Fiction, Comedy

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Mipcom: Pau Freixas Talks about Families, Fiction, Comedy
BARCELONA — Pau Freixas is a key name in contemporary Spanish TV creation. Regularly linked to Arca Audiovisual, part of the Filmax Group, he has directed most recently hit TV thriller series “I Know Who You Are” as well as “The Red Band Society,” which won Best Series at New York’s 3rd Intl. Emmy Kids […]
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Lee Corso’s college mascot bit is comedy gold for ESPN

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Lee Corso’s college mascot bit is comedy gold for ESPN
It could be called the “Most Entertaining Minute on Television” — and, for college football fans, it’s definitely appointment TV. At 11:59 a.m. Saturday, approximately 1.8 million viewers will tune in to watch the final minute of ESPN’s “College GameDay” to see if the show’s analyst, Coach Lee Corso, will pick the West Virginia Mountaineers…
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Why Jim Gaffigan will never quit doing stand-up comedy

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Why Jim Gaffigan will never quit doing stand-up comedy
“Real comedians have to do stand-up,” Jim Gaffigan tells the Daily News.
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Nigeria’s EbonyLife Is Back in Toronto With Romantic Comedy ‘Royal Hibiscus Hotel’

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Nigeria’s EbonyLife Is Back in Toronto With Romantic Comedy ‘Royal Hibiscus Hotel’
Romance brings some sizzle and spice to the kitchen of “The Royal Hibiscus Hotel,” Nigerian director Ishaya Bako’s tender romantic comedy, which world premieres at the Toronto Intl. Film Festival. The latest venture for EbonyLife, the lifestyle TV network and production company founded by media mogul Mo Abudu, “Royal Hibiscus” is a polished, crowd-pleasing comedy… […]
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Survival Comedy Series Produced by Matt Damon Ordered at Netflix

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Survival Comedy Series Produced by Matt Damon Ordered at Netflix
‘The Green Beret’s Guide to Surviving the Apocalypse’ is also exec-produced by Peter Berg. read more
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Superhero Bits: Disabled Kids Become Justice League, Marvel TV Wants to Do Comedy & More

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Superhero Bits: Disabled Kids Become Justice League, Marvel TV Wants to Do Comedy & More
What is supposedly the budget for Aquaman? Want to see a photographer turn several uniquely disabled kids into the Justice League? Would you like to see a Marvel TV comedy series at some point? Does Justice League Dark have a new writer? Is Maggie Sawyer going to survive on Supergirl? How does James Gunn narrow […]
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Netflix's 'Disjointed' is a comedy about the 'high' life

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Netflix's 'Disjointed' is a comedy about the 'high' life
It might take a medicinal brownie or two to really enjoy the new Netflix comedy “Disjointed.” Starring Kathy Bates as Ruth Whitefeather Feldman, the owner of a Los Angeles cannabis shop known as Ruth’s Alternative Caring, she’s a lifelong advocate for use of the weed. “You’re not alone,” Ruth tells an overanxious mother who has […]
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Second City training center setting up shop at NY Comedy Fest

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Second City training center setting up shop at NY Comedy Fest
Mama Bear Caroline Hirsch of Carolines comedy club and Papa Bear producer Andrew Fox added a Second City Pop-up Training Center.
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‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Season 9 Teaser: The Comedy Hero Returns This October

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‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Season 9 Teaser: The Comedy Hero Returns This October
The wait for more Curb Your Enthusiasm is almost over. Come this fall, Larry David will be back in action and handling hilarious confrontations over the course of 10 new episodes. In the six years since season 8, it looks like Larry David hasn’t changed much. Below, watch the Curb Your Enthusiasm season 9 teaser. Larry David didn’t have […]
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Dick Gregory, comedy legend and civil rights activist, dead at 84

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Dick Gregory, comedy legend and civil rights activist, dead at 84
Dick Gregory, the trailblazing comic and civil rights activist, died Saturday.
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