Trevor Moore gets summer tryout on SiriusXM with Comedy Central Radio

On Wednesday nights this month, Comedy Central and SiriusXM are trying out a new half-hour interactive comedy program, The Trevor Moore Show, fronted by Moore. The premise? Moore, comedians, experts, internet folk heroes and the general public tackle s…

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Highlights from Andy Kindler’s 2019 State of the Industry at Just For Laughs Montreal

This year, Ron Funches had the honors of introducing Andy Kindler at Just For Laughs, and Funches took a few of his own swings at the comedy industry before letting Kindler deliver his 2019 State of the Industry in Montreal. Or as Funches ribbed, &#822…

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Fortune Feimster and Tom Papa to anchor weekday morning show for Netflix’s new SiriusXM radio channel

Netflix’s new SiriusXM radio channel, Netflix Is A Joke Radio (ch. 93), will get its own live weekday morning show next Monday (July 15, 2019), hosted by stand-up comedians Tom Papa and Fortune Feimster live from Los Angeles. What A Joke with Pap…

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Kevin Hart is launching an interview podcast, and “Hart to Heart” starts at Just For Laughs in Montreal

This news bulletin is a two-for-one. Just For Laughs announced today that Kevin Hart would return to the Montreal festival this July — he performed at the Bell Centre arena last year — but for 2019, he’ll be presiding over his own bra…

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10th annual Pardcast-a-Thon happening May 4, 2019

Can you believe Pardcast-a-thon has been going on for a decade? Well, if you noticed the recent celebrations over 10 years of Comedy Bang! Bang!, then believe it! The 10th annual Pardcast-a-thon takes place Saturday from noon to midnight Pacific time. …

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SiriusXM talk shows now available via Pandora podcasts

If you’re not a subscriber to SiriusXM satellite radio, now you can enjoy some of the talk programming on demand, thanks to Pandora. The SiriusXM podcasts available on Pandora now include shows from entertainment, and more. Here are the comedy of…

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SiriusXM launching Netflix comedy radio station

This is not a joke. A Netflix Is A Joke radio station will debut this coming Monday, April 15, 2019, on SiriusXM satellite radio. The new station will broadcast parts and wholes of Netflix’s extensive and growing catalogue of stand-up comedy spec…

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Jim Serpico launches new record label, Virtual Comedy Network

Jim Serpico, the former president of motion pictures and television at Apostle, where he shepherded Rescue Me, Maron, Benders, and SEX&DRUGS&ROCK&ROLL to TV, now has started a comedy record label. It’s called the Virtual Comedy Networ…

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First new “Jerky Boys” album in 20 years is forthcoming

“I just started thinking to myself, ‘You know, people have been asking me for decades,’” Johnny Brennan said, telling Rolling Stone of his decision to revive The Jerky Boys. “It’s been a long, long time. I said to myself, ‘Let me do it.’ Let me p…

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First new “Jerky Boys” album in 20 years is forthcoming

“I just started thinking to myself, ‘You know, people have been asking me for decades,’” Johnny Brennan said, telling Rolling Stone of his decision to revive The Jerky Boys. “It’s been a long, long time. I said to myself, ‘Let me do it.’ Let me p…

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