Day: August 7, 2017

Save the dates: Jimmy Kimmel Live returns to Brooklyn for week of shows October 2017

BAM! Jimmy Kimmel Live and his ABC late-night TV crew are returning to Brooklyn and the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Howard Gilman Opera House for a third time this October, filming five shows from Oct. 16-20, 2017. In his two previous visits to BAM, Kimmel has filmed segments near his childhood home in Brooklyn, as well as welcoming local guests that have included David Letterman, Howard Stern, Tracy Morgan, Bill Murray, Michael J. Fox, Chris Rock, Misty Copeland, Alicia Keys, Jay-Z, the Mets and more. Guests for Oct. 16-20, 2017, have not yet been announced. Nor have free tickets made...

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Watch a preview scene from The Comedy Get Down on BET with George Lopez, Cedric The Entertainer and D.L. Hughley

Fresh off of the summer TCA rounds, BET has released this scene from the upcoming sketch-reality series The Comedy Get Down, starring Cedric The Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez and Charlie Murphy. In this scene, George, Ced and D.L. meet with one of their sponsors to try to negotiate the amount of N-words they can say in future episodes. Roll...

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New York Comedy Festival announces 2017 headliners for Nov. 7-12

The 14th annual New York Comedy Festival, now in partnership with TBS, has announced its headliners for this November! Among them: truTV’s The Impractical Jokers Starring The Tenderloins at Madison Square Garden; Bill Maher at The Theater at Madison Square Garden; Brian Regan at Carnegie Hall; Jon Lovett’s “Lovett or Leave It Podcast”, Nick Offerman and Ron White at the Beacon Theater; How Did This Get Made? Podcast, Jim Norton, Tom Segura and Iliza Shlesinger at Town Hall; Vir Das at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center; 2 Dope Queens at The Bell House; and Kevin Smith and Chris...

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Episode #166: Natalie Morales

Natalie Morales is an actress best known for her supporting roles in sitcoms such as Parks and Recreation, Trophy Wife, Girls, and The Grinder. She’s also done drama with White Collar, and action-adventure with The Middleman. She directed a webseries for Funny or Die about James Joyce’s Love Letters, and you can currently see her on the Netflix series Santa Clarita Diet. Later in 2017, she co-stars in the new movie, Battle of the Sexes. But it’s all love, no war here, as Morales tells me how she has survived both hurricanes and auditions with moxie. So let’s get to...

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Ricky Gervais is Deadly Sirius on SiriusXM

Might Ricky Gervais, the comedian who first got audiences tuned into podcasts with his previous radio show, be coming back to radio? He’s got a new pilot out for SiriusXM radio, Ricky Gervais is Deadly Sirius, and you can check it out now if you haven’t heard it yet on the radio: Ricky Gervais is Deadly Sirius also airs this morning at 9 a.m. Eastern on the SiriusXM Raw Dog Comedy channel, and elsewhere on the...

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