Day: May 15, 2017

Jon Kelley will host syndicated comedy game show, “Funny You Should Ask”

Byron Allen has another syndicated show featuring stand-up comedians hitting a TV station near you this fall, and Funny You Should Ask, it’s a game show. Jon Kelley, former host/correspondent on entertainment tabloid show Extra, will host the half-hour game show, which has cleared more than 95 percent of America’s TV territory for a two-year run starting in September 2017. In New York City, Funny You Should Ask will air on WLNY-TV 10/55; in Los Angeles, on both KCAL 9 and KDOC; and in Chicago, WCIU. The weekday or weeknight half-hour game show will have contestants competing with each other...

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Jordan Klepper Solves Guns as a prelude to his own Comedy Central series

Jordan Klepper is graduating from The Daily Show to his own late-night series on Comedy Central this fall. But first! Jordan Klepper Solves Guns! The network is giving Klepper an hour special at 11 p.m. Sunday, June 10, 2017, to explore gun rights and legislation in his own comedy journalistic way. “Over the course of this special, I selflessly let people on all sides of the gun debate be interviewed by me, and I was consistently surprised by how much common ground they shared,” said Klepper. “This special isn’t just about America’s relationship with guns — it’s about how...

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Episode #153: Scout Durwood

Scout Durwood grew up in the outskirts of Kansas City with dreams of becoming the next Julia Roberts. Instead, after first playing soccer and then becoming a cabaret singer, Scout’s first major screen credit came in the MTV reality dating stunt, A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila. Durwood shook that off to remain entrenched in New York City’s cabaret and burlesque scenes as a funny singer, taking a one-woman musical to the Edinburgh Fringe, winning the Moth StorySLAM, and then re-trying reality television years later in Los Angeles with Oxygen’s Funny Girls. Scout stood out there, but she...

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