Bill Maher, Wanda Sykes, Kathy Griffin, Anthony Jeselnik and Whitney Cummings are among the comics lined up to perform as part of the 10th annual New York Comedy Festival in November. Five-day fest…
Dan St Germain
Seven of Variety's 10 Comics to Watch were on hand for the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal.
Variety has been spotlighting up-and-coming comics for more than a decade. With this year's class, tales of debauchery in national parks, grunt work for Conan O'Brien and Looney Tunes erotica abound.
Somebody up there likes Dan St. Germain. And that somebody clearly has a direct line to Comedy Central's programming staff.
Comedy Central has inked a multiplatform development deal with comedian Hannibal Buress, it was announced today. "Hannibal Buress has one of the great names in comedy," said Kent Alterman, prez of…
Viacom fired off a legal reply calling for a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Cablevision Systems, which sued the media company earlier this year alleging its bundling of unpopular…
The cabler has a script deal with St. Germain for a project with the working title "Hell Hole."
Paramount’s shrunken film slate drove second quarter earnings declines at Viacom, which dropped 18% compared to the prior year period. Filmed entertainment revenues declined 20%, while worldwide…
Comedy Central has given frosh programs “The Jeselnik Offensive” and “Nathan for You” second seasons. “Jeselnik Offensive” features Jeselnik’s comedic, sardonic spin on must-see headlines. Show is…
CNN's newest talking head: Richard Nixon.
A federal judge has once again ruled in favor of YouTube, finding that the Google-owned site was not liable for infringing on Viacom’s copyrights when its users uploaded tens of thousands of clips…