All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Comedy’

Louis C.K.’s New Special Now Available for $5 on His Site

Like he’s done in the past, comedian Louis C.K. is premiering his new standup special on his website, and is letting fans grab a copy for just $5. The new special is called Louis C.K.: Live at the Comedy Store, and it’s now available to download on louisck.com. The show will then air on FX in the spring. Up for …

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Betty White Cracks Up Audience At People’s Choice Awards; Wins TV Icon Award

Betty White, who starred in the recently-cancelled comedy show Hot in Cleveland, was given a TV Icon award during this year’s People’s Choice Awards which was held on January 7. As she got to the stage to accept her award, none other than Chris Evans (aka Captain America himself), offered his arm to help white onto the stage. White received …

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‘The Interview': NYC Comedians Plan a Live Read ‘in the Name of Free Speech’

Who knows when you’ll get to see The Interview? Last week Sony execs decided to cave to vague, terroristic threats and postpone the release of the Seth Rogen/James Franco comedy indefinitely. According to reports, Sony was not alone in its cowardice. At this point nobody knows when the film, which was originally scheduled for a Christmas Day release, will see …

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Netflix Shares Clip From Nick Offerman Special

As reported last week, Netflix is about to get a new stand-up special from Nick Offerman. It’s called American Ham, and it premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in January to mostly positive reviews. It’s coming exclusively to Netflix in the U.S., Canada, and the UK/Ireland. Netflix just shared this clip from it (NSFW language): From the description: Become …

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Will Ferrell To Star In Shakespearean Comedy

Will Ferrell has tackled a multitude of subjects throughout his career – primetime news, professional figure skating, NASCAR and more. Now the comedian is preparing to take on the ultimate acting challenge – Shakespeare. Variety is reporting that Sony has signed on to produce a film from Ferrell and Mosaic about a Shakespearean theater company. In particular, the film will …

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Netflix Bill Burr Stand-Up Special Gets A Trailer

In August, Netflix announced four exclusive stand-up comedy specials from comedians Bill Cosby, Bill Burr, Jim Jefferies & Chelsea Peretti. The Jefferies special debuted on August 29th. The Peretti special debuted on November 14th. The Cosby special was supposed to debut last week, but was pulled because of all of those rape allegations that have been mounting against him. Bill …

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Netflix Gets Comedy ‘Camp Takota’ From YouTube Stars

Netflix is getting Camp Takota, a film from Grace Helbig, Mamrie Hart, and Hannah Hart, who have become stars on YouTube. The film’s Twitter account announced the news, and was retweeted by the official Netflix account: CAMP TAKOTA IS COMING TO @NETFLIX! pic.twitter.com/gr5EolQgwQ — Camp Turk-ota (@CampTakota) November 24, 2014 Camp Takota’s description is as follows (via Wikipedia): Camp Takota …

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Netflix Will Soon Get Nick Offerman’s ‘American Ham’

In a couple weeks, Netflix will debut comedian Nick Offerman’s stand-up special American Ham. This should be a much more crowd-pleasing addition than the Bill Cosby special Netflix just pulled. Offerman tweeted: I made you a gift of #Ham. @BarackObama @VogtRoberts @netflix @carrieunderwood I am a HUMORIST. 12/12 on NETFLIX. pic.twitter.com/kDP4LD2mVZ — Nick Offerman (@Nick_Offerman) November 24, 2014 The date was confirmed …

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Bill Murray: Chasing Academy Awards ‘Like a Low-Grade Virus’

Bill Murray is funnier than you. He’s cooler than you. And he has more friends than you. But you love him. Back before Bill Murray was working at Saturday Night Live, Chevy Chase would open the “Weekend Update” segment by declaring, “I’m Chevy Chase, and you’re not.” Chevy may have had the line, but Bill Murray has had the life. …

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Netflix Reportedly ‘Postpones’ Bill Cosby Stand-Up Special

Back in August, Netflix announced four exclusive stand-up comedy specials, including one from Bill Cosby. As you may have heard, Cosby’s reputation has suffered some major blows since then. Titled Bill Cosby 77, the special was scheduled to be released on November 28. This is the description Netflix gave: In Bill Cosby’s latest special, “Bill Cosby 77,” he brings his …

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Dave Chappelle Sticks Up For Donald Sterling

Just this year, comedian Dave Chappelle made his triumphant return to the world of stand-up comedy. The comedian, who’s known for his observations and routines regarding race, couldn’t have made his comeback at a better time. Chappelle returned to the stage right at the peak of the scandal involving Donald Sterling and his racist tirade. Despite the fact that Chappelle …

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Ellen DeGeneres And Portia De Rossi Channel Kim Kardashian For New Christmas Card

Ellen DeGeneres recently unveiled a prototype for her and wife Portia de Rossi’s Christmas card this holiday season. “This is the time of year where you have to order your holiday cards,” DeGeneres revealed on Monday’s episode of her talk show. “As you know, Portia and I started working on our holiday cards… and here’s the second one we came …

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