Utopia to distribute Del Close Documentary in 2021

“Meet Del Close, the man with the keys to comedy. If only he can remember where he left them.” That’s the tagline on the poster for the new documentary, For Madmen Only: The Stories of Del Close, which Utopia Distribution has acquired…

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Robin’s Wish: A New Revealing Documentary About The Final Days and Disease That Took Robin Williams

A new documentary is out today On Demand that takes us behind the scenes for a revealing look at what happened to Robin Williams in his final days before he took his own life in 2014. Robin’s Wish, the untold story, is available for rent or purch…

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Amy Poehler will Direct a Documentary about Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz

With the blessings of the estates of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, comedian Amy Poehler is on track to direct a documentary about the legendary comedy duo. Deadline first reported the news today. Imagine Documentaries and White Horse Pictures will suppo…

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these clips from “This Is Stand-Up” Make Me Worry for Comedians in a world without stand-up Comedy

Producers/directors Paul Toogood and Lloyd Stanton enjoyed so much access to so many comedians over the last several years to make their documentary, This Is Stand-Up, which premiered Easter Sunday on Comedy Central. So much as, that to only have 82 mi…

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Comedy Central to premiere documentary, “This Is Stand-Up”

A new documentary about stand-up, This Is Stand-Up, gets its world premiere this coming Sunday (Easter) with limited commercial interruptions on Comedy Central. “This is Stand-Up is at heart a love letter to these amazing people,” says Prod…

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Comedy Central documentary, “Call Your Mother,” premiering at 2020 Tribeca Film Festival

Comedy Central’s new documentary, Call Your Mother, will make its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 18, 2020, before debuting on Mother’s Day on the TV network. “Comedy Central is very proud to present this document…

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D.L. Hughley making Comedy Central special based on his book, How Not To Get Shot

Comedy Central announced today an order for a one-hour documentary special from D.L. Hughley, How Not to Get Shot and Other Advice from White People, based on his New York Times bestselling book of the same name. Hughley will executive produce and star…

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All Things Comedy producing a Patrice O’Neal documentary for Comedy Central

Comedy Central announced a collaboration today with All Things Comedy to produce a documentary about Patrice O’Neal. O’Neal died in 2011 at the age of 41. Michael Bonfiglio, who directed Gary Gulman’s new HBO documentary special, The Great …

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Amy Schumer documentary making-of baby and special heads to HBO Max in 2020

HBO Max, launching in spring 2020, has ordered the documentary Expecting Amy (working title) from Amy Schumer. The unfiltered documentary follows the comedian and actress during an extraordinarily difficult pregnancy while touring to prepare for a stan…

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Amy Schumer documentary making-of baby and special heads to HBO Max in 2020

HBO Max, launching in spring 2020, has ordered the documentary Expecting Amy (working title) from Amy Schumer. The unfiltered documentary follows the comedian and actress during an extraordinarily difficult pregnancy while touring to prepare for a stan…

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