Jerry Seinfeld, Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart and Roger Waters are among the performers set for the 7th annual Stand Up for Heroes benefit in Gotham on Nov. 6 to raise money for wounded service…
Netflix will make its first foray into original comedy and documentary programming with Canadian comic Russell Peters next month, as the Internet streamer continues to fashion itself in the image of…
Aziz Ansari has completed a stand-up comedy special hat trick of sorts. The comedian has decided to release his upcoming special straight to Netflix, he said in an interview with the New York Times…
The man who brought insomniacs to Comedy Central will be doing so once again in 2014. A decade after “Insomniac with Dave Attell” came to a close on the cabler, Comedy Central has greenlit a…
Adam Carolla, who launched his entertainment career as a stand-up comic, has raised $1.36 million via a crowdfunding campaign for a feature film set in the world of comedy clubs.
In the more than 40 years since he gave up touring as a standup comic to focus on his film career, Woody Allen has never missed his old life on the nightclub circuit. Until one night last month.
It's been said that at the root of all great comedy lies anger and resentment, and judging from the first meeting of longtime Improv partners Budd Friedman and Mark Lonow, perhaps that maxim applies…
A Manhattan native with an unhurried, laid-back delivery, Michael Che has quickly become one of the busiest figures on his hometown's comedy circuit.
A year ago, Brent Morin was reliving the horrors of high school as part of his New Faces set at the Just for Laughs festival. Things are definitely looking up for the comic.
Comedy Central is enabling comedy fans to buy standup specials for $5 a pop through a new online marketplace suggested by the trailblazing model first employed by comedian Louis C.K.
Comedy Central has ordered a new stand-up series titled “The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail” from Ben Stiller and his shingle Red Hour. Show will take place at alternative comedy club Meltdown Comics…
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