Comedy Central announces the 2019 class of half-hour comedians

Comedy Central’s long-running half-hour stand-up comedy series, Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents (that’s the 3rd re-branding if you’re keeping score at… MORE
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Jaboukie Young-Smith calls Trevor Noah ‘vintage millennial’ in Daily Show debut

Newcomer Jaboukie Young-White established his role as Senior Youth Correspondent for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. On his first night, Young-White explained to Trevor Noah why young people don’t vote. The Chicago native made the case that the system is old and outdated, like his new boss who he referred to as vintage millennial. “Why are we still using paper to vote?! …Can’t you just Postmates the election to

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Jaboukie Young-White joins The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah has added Jaboukie Young-White as the latest correspondent to join “The World’s Fakest News Team” which includes Ronny Chieng, Michael Kosta, Desi Lydic, Dulcé Sloan and Roy Wood Jr. Young-White will make his debut on the show tonight, at 11 p.m. ET/PT with an in-studio desk piece. Young-White (@jaboukie) is […]

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Jaboukie Young-White on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Jaboukie Young-White returned to The Tonight Show for his second performance as a stand-up, and started out by reflecting on how his parents reacted to his debut. His coming-out performance. Which opened up Young-White’s eyes to his family and culture, too. Roll the clip!

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Jaboukie Young-White on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Jaboukie Young-White returned to The Tonight Show for his second performance as a stand-up, and started out by reflecting on how his parents reacted to his debut. His coming-out performance. Which opened up Young-White’s eyes to his family and culture, too. Roll the clip!

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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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Variety’s 10 Comics To Watch 2018

Congratulations to this year’s class of “10 Comics to Watch,” as anointed by Variety magazine and toasted in July at Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival. Variety usually compiles its list by a combination of asking industry influencers, plus forecasting based on what comics already have lined up in the coming year. This year’s 10, decidedly […]

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Comedy Central expands Up Next showcases at Clusterfest to include sketch/variety acts in addition to stand-ups

Look out, Montreal’s New Faces (now sponsored by ICM!)! There’s a new comedy showcase coming for your prestige. Comedy Central’s Up Next, which debuted last year at the inaugural Clusterfest in San Francisco, is expanding in year two to include not only up-and-coming stand-ups, but also sketch comedians and variety acts. Chris Redd will host […]

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Watch Jaboukie Young-White make his “Tonight Show” debut

Jaboukie Young-White is having a moment, not only did he just make the move to Los Angeles and is also… MORE

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Jaboukie Young-White on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Jaboukie Young-White made his debut Wednesday on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and couldn’t help but notice that different parts of America consider him as different races or ethnicities. On the plus side, he can joke that he makes a great cover model for liberal arts college catalogs. On the minus side, as a […]

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