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…
FX star Louis C.K. is temporarily shifting to HBO for an upcoming stand-up special.
Jay Leno and Jerry Seinfeld surprised comedy manager-producer George Shapiro by delivering impromptu standup sets at the Beverly Hilton on Saturday night.
Prepping for its NickMom comedy block that scheduled to launch this fall, Nickelodeon has given a 26-episode order to a standup comedy series and moved several projects into development.
Right after "Parks and Recreation" wrapped its third season in March, Aziz Ansari moved to New York so he could concentrate on writing and performing stand-up comedy. Ansari slowly built his act over…
Actor, jazz musician and standup comedian Jack LeMaire, who got his start in vaudeville, died Oct. 18 in North Hollywood, Calif., of natural causes. He was 99.
Deon Cole had been performing standup comedy for roughly 15 years when his break came.
Anyone who bought a ticket to the Laugh Factory on Sunday night ended up getting two surprises. The first came when Dave Chappelle appeared onstage at 10:36 p.m. for an unannounced set. The second…
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