Comedy Central announces its 2019 Half Hour specials

For almost as long as its been a network, Comedy Central has produced a series of half hour specials that… MORE
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Here’s the schedule for the 12 comedians performing half-hours for Comedy Central in 2019

Comedy Central’s half-hour specials for 2019 will kick off this October. More specifically, here’s the Friday night rundown for Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents… premieres (times are Eastern/Pacific): Friday, Oct. 18: Jaboukie Young-White (…

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Daily Show star discovers drag persona with Bob the Drag Queen

Jaboukie Young-White got a full drag makeover from Bob The Drag Queen—and he slayed. The two got together for a video for the queer magazine them to live their drag fantasies and deliver a few laughs. The 11-minute video features the two talking about being queer, coming out, doing comedy, and what PC culture means to them all while Bob beats Young-White’s face for the gods. A correspondent on The Daily

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Bo Burnham casts Jaboukie Young-White, Danielle Macdonald in next movie

Bo Burnham will follow his Eighth Grade success with a comedy starring Jaboukie Young-White and Danielle Macdonald. The two actors are in negotiations to appear in the film, which Burnham will produce alongside Chris Storer. Burnham wrote the film and Amy York Rubin will direct. Originally titled Gay Kid and Fat Chick, the comedy-drama will revolve around two costumed vigilante outcasts (The Beaver and Gold Bitch) who seek revenge on

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Jussie Smollett hoax story gets The Daily Show treatment

Daily Show Senior Culture Correspondent Jaboukie Young-White is ready for the role of a Lifetime. Or at least a role on Lifetime. On Tuesday night’s Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Young-White notes his similarities to Jussie Smollett: they are both black, gay, and actors. While Trevor Noah does not think that the two look alike, Young-White says, “to white people I do and hopefully to whoever is casting the Jussie

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13 queer comedians you didn’t know you need to know

Queer comedians are no new fad (despite what some disgruntled dudes who didn’t get a Netflix half-hour will tell you). In 1994, Lea DeLaria became the first openly LGBTQ comedian to appear on American TV. On the Arsenio Hall Show, she took the stage for her set and proudly announced, “It’s the ’90s. It’s hip to be queer and I’m a BIG dyke.” In the last 25 years, queer comics

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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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