Emily Heller: Comedians should talk about money more (Interview)

If you haven’t heard of Emily Heller before, it’s high time that you do. Whether she’s playfully grilling experts on her podcast Baby Geniuses (alongside cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt), sharing bits of her comedic brain on Late Night with Seth Meyers, or spilling words in the writer’s room for HBO’s Barry, Heller is 100% committed to keeping her comedy honest about just how bonkers it is to be a person. Fittingly,

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Siblings try to stay relevant in The Other Two trailer (Video)

Comedy Central debuted the first trailer for former Saturday Night Live co-head writers Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider’s upcoming show The Other Two. The series, executive produced by Lorne Michaels, stars relative newcomer Drew Tarver as “a 28-year-old actor struggling to get better auditions than ‘Man at Party Who Smells Fart'” and Heléne Yorke as “his 30-year-old sister, who is struggling in general. As the two work toward finding themselves,

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John Oliver, Kenan Thompson, Ken Jeong shine in Wonder Park trailer (Video)

“It’s time to open the park.” Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies dropped the first full-length trailer for Wonder Park on Wednesday and it’s chockfull of voice talent from your favorite comedy stars. The movie centers around a young girl named June (voiced by Brianna Denski) who discovered an amusement park that is full of magical rides and talking animals nestled inside ostensibly abandoned woods. June learns that she has created

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Steve Carell shows off acting chops in SNL promo (Video)

Steve Carell recently poked fun at his plunge into dramatic acting in the new Saturday Night Live promo video and addressed concerns that some of his comedy fans might worry they’ve forever lost the Office star to the dramatic arts. In the promo, SNL’s Aidy Bryant and Chris Redd ask Carell if he’s still capable of comedy. “You’re kind of, like, a serious actor now,” Bryant tells Carell. “Are you

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2 Dope Queens podcast ends with Michelle Obama

2 Dope Queens released their final podcast Wednesday. The final episode of the hit podcast features an interview with former First Lady Michelle Obama. The podcast is hosted by comedians Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson. Since 2016, they have brought their own brand of comedy, interviews, and discussion on topics important in the black community to the show’s huge fan base. While the two real-life-friends stayed extremely busy with their

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Jim Gaffigan: Noble Ape making Comedy Central debut

No Netflix? No problem! Jim Gaffigan returns to Comedy Central with his stand-up special Noble Ape on November 23. Gaffigan chose not to release Noble Ape on Netflix like his previous two specials Cinco and Obsessed. Instead, it released theatrically and has been available for streaming on a variety of On Demand platforms since July. And, of course, the album is available for purchase on iTunes. Noble Ape will make its network

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Kurt Braunohler, Cedric the Entertainer sell CBS comedy Dad Vs. Father

Kurt Braunohler and Cedric the Entertainer are coming to CBS. The eyeball network is developing Dad Vs. Father, a multi-camera comedy, about new parents Karl and Leanne who move in with Karl’s deadbeat dad—and all of the family drama that comes with him. An older father of two 14-year-old girls, the father and son find themselves in competition to prove who is the better father. Braunohler and Cedric the Entertainer

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Bill Cosby trial date set for sexual assault against a minor

Bill Cosby is going back to court, this time for a civil lawsuit over the alleged 1974 sexual assault of a minor. Judy Huth claims the disgraced stand-up comedian molested her at the Playboy Mansion when she was 15-years old. A Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Craig Kaplan has set a trial date for October 7, 2019. Cosby is currently serving a three to 10-year sentence for raping a former

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Amanda Seales HBO special I Be Knowin’ out next year

Amanda Seales will get her own HBO comedy special. The one-hour special, titled I Be Knowin’, will film on November 25 at the Edison Ballroom in Manhattan and release in early 2019. “‘I Be Knowin’ is 37 years of finding the funny, culminating in an hour,” says Seales in a release, “and my HBO family being the place where I get to share it, makes this, my first special, even

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Can you hear these 7 comedians in the Toy Story 4 trailer?

Pixar released a trailer for the highly anticipated Toy Story 4. The film is set to come out June 21 of next year. Most of the principal cast is returning to the film, seen spinning through a cloud-filled background in the trailer. While nothing is given away about the plot of the film, it does introduce a new character who is sure to be integral to the story. You can

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