Month: July 2017

Review: Sarah Tiana at Just For Laughs Montreal 2017

Sarah Tiana has appeared regularly on @midnight, and previously on the panels for E!’s Chelsea Lately and CMT’s The Josh Wolf Show, but as she notes on her website, those are perhaps the only things you know about Tiana. She also has written for many Comedy Central Roasts, for Jeff Ross’s The Burn, and finished runner-up in Montreal last July during Comedy Central’s first televised Roast Battle competition. That’s what finally got her invited back to Just For Laughs this year to perform her own headlining show, albeit one night only, Thursday at Katacombes. I’ve seen Tiana multiple times in recent...

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Maz Jobrani on The Late Late Show with James Corden

Maz Jobrani has a new Netflix special coming out next week, and he teased a bit of it Tuesday night on The Late Late Show with James Corden. Jobrani’s parents didn’t come to his school events when he was young, which in retrospect was a good thing, because they were immigrants from Iran, and nobody liked that then. Or now. Jobrani himself isn’t Muslim so much as he is Muslim-ish. Roll the...

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Stephen Colbert’s Cartoon Trump earns spinoff sitcom series on Showtime

This past year has seen several late-night TV shows spin off their segments into their own series, and now it’s Stephen Colbert’s turn. Showtime announced today it has ordered 10 half-hour episodes of an untitled animates series starring the Cartoon Donald Trump who has made several appearances over the past year on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on CBS. The Showtime spinoff will premiere this fall, starring Cartoon Trump and his family. From the press release… “the fresh, cutting-edge comedy will present the truish adventures of Trump’s confidants and bon vivants – family, top associates, heads of government,...

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Godfrey will have his own Power Hour weekdays on SiriusXM

High noon will become The Power Hour on SiriusXM come Monday thanks to stand-up comedian Godfrey. SiriusXM announced today that Godfrey will host The Power Hour daily from noon to 1 p.m. Eastern, starting Monday, July 31, broadcasting from New York City on SiriusXM’s Urban View channel (126). A call-in show, it’ll feature dynamic, and often provocative conversations, on politics, pop culture, and social issues in Godfrey’s relaxed, comedic style.  Godfrey will tackle the issues of the day – from race to rap and everything in between – and feature interviews with authors, rappers, politicians and more. “I can’t wait to...

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First look of At Home with Amy Sedaris on truTV

truTV announced a start date for At Home with Amy Sedaris, and debuted a first teaser clip for the show today at the summer TCA tour. At Home with Amy Sedaris will premiere Oct. 24, 2017, and air Tuesdays at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. Co-created with longtime comedy partner Paul Dinello, Sedaris will show off her homemaking skills — as previously described in two best-selling books,  “I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence” and “Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People.” Each episode will have a theme and special guest stars. Among them: Scott Adsit, Rachel Dratch, Cole Escola, Jane Krakowski, Heather Lawless, David Pasquesi, Sasheer Zamata, and...

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