What’s happening in the comedy world now…
- Adult Swim announced a special one-off series finale on March 7 for Delocated, starring Jon Glaser.
- Sarah Silverman will kick off the second annual Wayne Federman International Film Festival when it returns to CineFamily in Los Angeles from Feb. 28 through March 2. Wayne Federman’s fest features a slate of stand-up comedians who select and screen films that inspired them. This year’s line-up: Sarah Silverman presenting Crimes and Misdemeanors on Thursday, Feb. 28, followed by The Sklar Brothers and Breaking Away. Dana Gould selected Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb; Nick Kroll, Raising Arizona; and Bill Burr, The Dirty Dozen. Tickets are $12.00 and for available by going to http://www.cinefamily.org/
films/the-2nd-annual-wayne- federman-international-film- festival/.
- The Bitter Buddha, Steven Feinartz’s documentary on comedian Eddie Pepitone, will arrive in a theater near you later this month, beginning Feb. 15 in NYC, Los Angeles and Houston. Check the Facebook page of The Bitter Buddha for locations and dates near you.
- Moontower has announced additional acts for its second annual comedy festival, happening April 24-27 in Austin. The additions include Christina Pazsitzky, Morgan Murphy, Julie Goldman, Jessica Kirson, Helen Hong, Emily Heller, Mary Patterson and Kerri Lendo. Previously announced headiners for Moontower 2013 include Dana Carvey, Jim Gaffigan, Bill Hader, Bill Burr, Jim Norton, Amy Schumer and Anthony Jeselnik. For a complete look at the lineup so far, visit the Moontower website.
- ABC has ordered a new pilot for John Leguizamo based on his life and one-man shows about growing up and living in New York City.
- Oxygen has ordered a pilot for This Week The Award Goes To…, a half-hour that will have a comedian host and others handing out weekly awards to pop-culture figures and moments. It’s produced by JimCo with Jim Biederman, Marla Ratner, Gabe Liedman and Kara Welker.
- IFC’s new animated series, Out There, will include guest voices from the likes of Selma Blair, Jemaine Clement, Nick Offerman, Ellen Page, Stephen Root, Jason Schwartzman, Sarah Silverman and Christian Slater. The series debuts Feb. 22.
- Comedy Central announced a “June Gloom” stand-up tour for Daniel Tosh, with Jerrod Carmichael as his featured opening act. Tickets go on sale Friday via Live Nation and also http://tosh.comedycentral.com/. Here are the dates and locations…
May 30 Salt Lake City, UT Abravanel Hall May 31 Cheyenne, WY Cheyenne Civic Center Performing Arts Theatre June 1 Denver, CO Bellco Theatre June 3 Lincoln, NE Lied Center June 4 Ames, IA Cy Stephens Performing Arts Center June 5 Cedar Rapids, MI Paramount Theatre June 6 Peoria, IL Civic Theatre June 7 Grand Rapids, MI Devos Performance Hall June 8 Detroit, MI Fox Theatre June 9 Cincinnati, OH Wharton Center June 10 East Lansing, MI Stranahan Theatre June 11 Toledo, OH Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center June 12 Dayton, OH Heinz Hall June 13 Cincinnati, OH Aronoff Center June 15 Atlanta, GA COBB Performing Arts Center June 16 Knoxville, TN Tennessee Theatre June 17 Athens, GA The Classic Center Theatre June 18 Roanoke, VA Roanoke Civic Center June 19 Norfolk, VA Chrysler Hall June 20 Philadelphia, PA Tower Theatre June 21 Baltimore, MD Patricia & Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center At The Lyric June 22 Washington, DC Warner Theatre June 23 Washington, DC Warner Theatre June 24 Columbia, SC Township Auditorium June 25 Orlando, FL Bob Carr Performing Arts Center June 27 Tampa, FL David A. Straz, Jr. Center For The Performing Arts June 28 Ft. Meyers, FL Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall June 29 Miami, FL The Fillmore Miami Beach At Jackie Gleason Theatre June 30 West Palm Beach, FL Kravis Center For The Performing Arts