Here are Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch for 2019

Congrats to this year’s crop of comedians Variety will toast at Just For Laughs as its 10 Comics to Watch for 2019! They are, with descriptions provided by Variety: Fahim Anwar – Recently seen in the Comedy Central special “Goatface” with hi…

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Sam Richardson will join Conan O’Brien for Team Coco trip to Ghana

The nation of Ghana has invited Conan O’Brien to come visit, and Team Coco is on the case! Conan announced last night that he’ll take off for Africa on Monday, with Veep‘s Sam Richardson, whose parents are from Ghana, coming along for…

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Matt Braunger on Conan

Matt Braunger’s wife zings him so bad, or so good, that he refers to her as Donna Rickles. Just imagine what she’ll say about him now that he’s fessed up to being bad at smoking weed. Roll the clip.

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Dave Chappelle announces limited Broadway run for July 2019 at Lunt-Fontanne

Dave Chappelle already is winning the Mark Twain Prize this year. Why not also make his Broadway debut? Chappelle will perform five nights this July at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater on West 46th Street (capacity just over 1,500). He has previously sold out…

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Michael Paul auditions for America’s Got Talent 2019

Three times, ventriloquists have won America’s Got Talent. Could Michael Paul be the fourth? It certainly helped that the Philly vent opened his act with a bit of a misdirect, telling the judges and audience he was actually an exotic bird trainer.

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Kevin Schwartz auditions for America’s Got Talent 2019

Kevin Schwartz, a 49-year-old agoraphobe, finally got out of his home in Madison, Wisc., when his therapist encouraged him to visit the comedy club a few blocks down the road. Now here Schwartz is telling one-liners on America’s Got Talent. What …

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Sethward returned for two more failed auditions in one season on America’s Got Talent 2019

If at first you don’t succeed, Sethward failed failed again. This performance artist comedian flashed the audience last summer as a caterpillar turning into a butterfly. This summer, America’s Got Talent let him back onstage. Not once, but …

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Episode #263: Alyssa Limperis

Alyssa Limperis is an actress, writer and comedian. Although she has performed with the Upright Citizens Brigade on one of their house sketch teams, and currently co-hosts a UCB podcast called Crazy; in Bed, Limperis first found success by following he…

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Steven Rogers on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

If you combined Mark Normand with Joe List, would you get Captain America? We’ll never know. But this Steven Rogers made his network TV debut on Friday’s Late Show with Stephen Colbert, confidently joking about his own battles with anxiety….

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“Lights Out with David Spade” premieres July 29, 2019, on Comedy Central

David Spade’s newest late-night TV venture for Comedy Central has a title and a premiere date. Lights Out with David Spade debuts July 29, 2019, on Comedy Central, following The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Noah’s TDS has gone through a few…

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