Jordan Brookes, Catherine Cohen win top prizes at 2019 Edinburgh Comedy Awards

Congratulations to Jordan Brookes, winner of Best Show at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and to Catherine Cohen, this year’s Best Newcomer winner! I sat down with Cohen this summer in San Francisco at Comedy Central’s Clusterfest, and …

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Netflix announces second batch of The Degenerates

Netflix is returning to Las Vegas for a second straight year to tape the second season of The Degenerates, which is the streaming giant’s name for stand-up comedians who deliver “RAW and EDGY” comedy. Adrienne Iapalucci, Donnell Rawli…

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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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Lilly Singh’s late-night NBC series gets a primetime special during debut week

NBC announced it’ll help viewers who don’t normally stay up past Late Night get a peek at the network’s newest late-late night host, Lilly Singh. A Little Late with Lilly Singh: The Primetime Special will air at 10 p.m. Eastern/Pacifi…

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Here are your nominees for best show and best newcomer at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Of the thousands of shows taking place in Edinburgh this August, these are the ones nominated as the best in show for 2019. Winners to be announced Saturday. Congrats everyone! Best Comedy Show 2019 Darren Harriott: Good Heart Yute Demi Lardner: Ditch …

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Conan’s going to Greenland

Whether or not Donald Trump is crazy for suggesting the United States could buy Greenland, Conan O’Brien is definitely going to go there. Soon. O’Brien announced his next Team Coco “Conan Without Borders” trip on Monday night&#8…

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Watch the season 3 trailer of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

On the heels of charging 30cents for a gallon of gas to celebrate her in LA last week, the folks… MORE
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This week in comedy: Amazon Prime drops 4

This Friday Amazon is diving hard into the stand-up comedy game. Last Friday they released Jim Gaffigan’s latest, Quality Time… MORE
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James Corden extends CBS contract through 2022

James Corden, winner of seven Emmy Awards and nominated for another seven this year, has extended his contract with CBS through 2022. Corden took over The Late Late Show in 2016. “James Corden has burned his way to the top of American television with a…

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