Kathleen Madigan hosting Holiday Happy Hours on SiriusXM

Kathleen Madigan is hosting a special holiday-themed series for SiriusXM Comedy Greats channel 94. “Kathleen Madigan’s Holiday Happy Hour” will air for six weeks, beginning last Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving, and continuing up til Christmas. C…

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Episode #234: Anthony Cumia

Anthony Cumia was installing heaters and air conditioners at 33 when a song parody he wrote about OJ Simpson caught the attention of a Long Island radio DJ named Gregg Hughes. Hughes invited Cumia to sit in with him, and from there, The Opie and Anthon…

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Amy Philllips gets SiriusXM daily talk show

SiriusXM today announced that Amy Phillips, a comedian who impersonates the Real Housewives of Bravo, will now host her own show, Reality Checked with Amy Phillips, every weekday on SiriusXM’s Radio Andy channel. Her show will include her own parodies,…

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Tyler Perry is done with Madea after 2019

Tyler Perry presents a Madea Retirement! Perry announced Monday during a SiriusXM interview that he will retire the gender-bending character in 2019’s A Madea Family Funeral. The loud and brass Madea character debuted nearly 20 years ago in the stage play I Can Do Bad All By Myself, which was adapted into a feature film of the same name in 2009. “We gonna say goodbye in ’19,” said Perry during

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Rare Robin Williams performance to air on SiriusXM

SiriusXM announced Wednesday that they will be honoring the late Robin Williams with a week of special programming starting October 15. The special programming will air on the Comedy Greats channel which can be found on channel 94. Robin Williams had a historic 42-year career as a stand-up comedian and actor. Remembered by many for his iconic roles in Mrs. Doubtfire, Aladdin, and his Oscar-winning performance in Good Will Hunting,

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Norm Macdonald talks about defending Louis CK in new “Unmasked” interview

Norm Macdonald’s publicity tour for his new Netflix talk show continues to make massive headlines. First, his interview with The Hollywood Reporter prompted SNL buddy Jimmy Fallon to cancel Macdonald’s scheduled appearance on Tuesday’s taping of The Tonight Show (with Macdonald in his Tonight Show dressing room to learn that news). Then Macdonald went on […]

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Howie Mandel on owning Just For Laughs: “I was chasing this”

Howie Mandel recently opened a comedy club bearing his name in Atlantic City, and he’s long been a mainstay judge on NBC’s America’s Got Talent. But Mandel’s heart has remained in his native Canada, so when Just For Laughs suddenly became a real-life Deal or No Deal for him, the comedian jumped at the opportunity. […]

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Netflix will launch an all-comedy SiriusXM radio channel by 2019

With all of the new Netflix comedy specials the streaming giant has acquired and broadcast over the past couple of years, it’s not surprising that they’d eventually figure out it’s also the one format that adapts easiest to audio. So today, Netflix announced its first audio venture, an all-comedy channel exclusive to SiriusXM satellite radio. […]

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Earthquake joins SiriusXM with daily talk show on Kevin Hart’s radio station

That Earthquake you heard today on the radio was all comedy. Comedian Nathaniel “Earthquake” Stroman launched a new daily talk show today on SiriusXM’s Kevin Hart channel, aka Laugh Out Loud Radio. If you missed it today, you can catch Earthquake weekdays from 4 to 6 p.m. Eastern, 1 to 3 p.m Pacific, on SiriusXM […]

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SiriusXM’s tribute to Richard Pryor to include airing three new stand-up albums

Richard Pryor is considered one of the greatest comedians of all time, and beginning this Memorial Day weekend, SiriusXM is… MORE

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