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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Watch John Mulaney and Nick Kroll’s opening monologue at the Film Independent Spirit Awards

This weekend, after many great promos for it, Nick Kroll and John Mulaney hosted the Film Independent Spirit Awards. As… MORE

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Catch Up on the Weekend’s Award Show Monologues from Jimmy Kimmel, Nick Kroll, and John Mulaney

Over the weekend were two big movie award shows: the Independent Spirit Awards on IFC, and the Oscars on ABC. Both ceremonies featured returning hosts, with Nick Kroll and John Mulaney hosting the Independent Spirit Awards together and late night host Jimmy Kimmel coming back to host the Academy Awards. In case you missed it, […]

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Jordan Peele, Veep, Last Week Tonight win at the 2018 WGA Awards

It was another great night both for Jordan Peele and HBO as the awards season swung through the Writers Guild of America on Sunday night. Peele won for Original Screenplay for his first feature film, Get Out, while HBO played host to the writers for both Best Comedy Series, Veep, and best comedy/variety talk series, […]

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