Comedy expands beyond the usual clubs and venues
Playwright/comic's "Running on Empty" to give Broadway taste of trademark political venom
Much has been written about American superheroes like Spider-Man and Batman being portrayed in movies by Brits, but the greater growth in outsourcing of talent is in television.
Caroline Hirsch transformed a cabaret club into the premiere showcase for standups both rising and famous.
For comedians on way to fame, Hirsch created a pinnacle and a safety net
Science Channel has ordered a third season of "Meteorite Men."
Russell Peters has long stood out in a crowd. After all, how many Anglo-Indian comedians are there, mining their heritage and accents for laughs? But recently the crowds Peters has been standing out…
Apart from their box office gold, it's hard to imagine a lot in common between comedy hits "Date Night" and "Shrek Forever After," though writer Josh Klausner (who has credits on both) insists that…
Back in olden times -- like last year -- to experience the Tribeca Film Festival, you'd have to be in New York, manage to get tickets to the movies, then wait in line to get in.
For much of this decade, Paul Rudd was everywhere... except centerstage. Working constantly in movies, television and theater, Rudd was a low-profile guy even on high-profile projects ("The…
The first two comedy hits Shawn Levy helmed -- "Cheaper by the Dozen" and "The Pink Panther" -- grossed more than $150 million apiece, spawning sequels Levy was happy to let someone else direct. Not…