Golden Globes will honor Carol Burnett with her own namesake award

Carol Burnett has won lifetime achievement awards from the Screen Actors Guild, the Peabody Awards, the Mark Twain Prize, Kennedy Center Honors and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.  Now she’ll get her own award in her own name from the Hollywoo…

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Chappelle, Oswalt, Rock and more pull nominations for Comedy Grammy

The Grammy nominations were released today and yeah, Cardi B, A Star Is Born and all of that jazz. But… MORE
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Here are your Writers Guild Award nominees from 2018

Congrats to all the hard-working scribes out there getting the most out of their WGA memberships! Here are the comedy-related nominees this year. 2019 Writers Guild Awards Nominees COMEDY SERIES Atlanta, Written by Ibra Ake, Donald Glover, Stephen Glov…

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Rose Matafeo wins best comedy show at 2018 Edinburgh Fringe

Congratulations to Rose Matafeo, the New Zealand comedian who has won the 2018 Best Comedy Show Award at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe for her monthlong performance of “Horndog.” The other top awards from this year’s Ed Fringe went to Ciaran Dowd, Best Newcomer 2018, for his show, “Don Rodolfo,” and the panel prize went to […]

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Here are your nominees for best comedy show and best newcomer to the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe

After three weeks of show, and heading into the final week of the Edinburgh Fringe, we have our nominees for the best of the fest! Alex Edelman is proving his Best Newcomer win was no fluke, winning over the Scots once more, this time nominated for Best Comedy Show. In this category, too, is Rose […]

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Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish roast everyone at the VMAs

Last night was MTV’s flagship awards show, the VMAs. The fact that the show has stayed on the air for… MORE

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Just For Laughs’ 2018 awards recipients include Tiffany Haddish, Lil’ Rel Howery, Jo Koy

The Just For Laughs Festival just announced the winners of its 2018 awards show recipients. This year they’re celebrating the… MORE

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Variety announces its 10 Comics To Watch 2018

Every year around this time the folks at Variety announce their 10 Comics To Watch. It’s a list of up-an-coming… MORE

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Give Megan Amram an Emmy for ‘An Emmy for Megan’

I’m going to make this super simple for you, Emmy voters: Megan Amram has made a web series that meets all of the minimum requirements needed to win an Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series, so therefore, you need to give her that Emmy. Seriously, it’s all covered in […]

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Andrea Martin and Colin Mochrie honored with inaugural Candy Awards at Crackup Comedy Festival

The legend of John Candy lives on in the spirits, hearts and minds of funny Canadians and comedy lovers everywhere. And now, the comedy festival in Canada’s capital city has begun handing out annual awards in his name, with the first recipients of the Candy Comedy Award being Andrea Martin and Colin Mochrie. They received […]

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