Day: August 16, 2017

Review: Brad Paisley’s Comedy Rodeo, on Netflix

Comedians and comedy fans were left speechless when Netflix announced a comedy special this summer from Brad Paisley. But as I wrote in my review for Brad Paisley’s Comedy Rodeo, via Decider: It’s not that far-fetched to see a country music act hosting a comedy special. Brad Paisley has co-hosted the CMA Awards since 2008 with plenty of awards banter, and between releasing 12 albums and 19 #1 country songs, the 44-year-old singer and guitarist also has appeared on TV comedies ranging from South Park to Two and a Half Men. Two years ago, Brad Paisley fronted a comedy showcase at the...

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Tiffany Haddish wins over Stephen Colbert on The Late Show

Tiffany Haddish stole the show Tuesday night on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, charming and captivating Colbert from the very start with her dance moves, and then even more with her hammy answers to his questions. This shouldn’t surprise anyone who has seen the new summer movie, Girls Trip, or anyone following Haddish’s comedy career. Yes, Haddish is now a comedy star. I’ve written about how she made the most of her movie opportunity, much like some comedy stars before her (5 Scene Stealers So Funny That They Became Movie Stars), and I’ve also talked at length with...

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Rojo Perez on Conan

Rojo Perez made sure you paid attention to his late-night TV debut Tuesday on Conan, opening his stand-up performance in Spanish before eventually switching over to English. Perez joked about confusing the audience, as well as how his new pheromone spray may or may not help him get over dating tall women, or his ex specifically, who for some reason invited him to her wedding. Roll the...

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Charles Gould on Jimmy Kimmel Live

How many stand-up comedians would have their credit on network TV be a weekly showcase in a distillery in Williamsburg? That’s how Jimmy Kimmel introduced Charles Gould on Tuesday night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! Gould, a New Face this summer at Montreal’s Just For Laughs, joked about how his therapist would grade his performance, as well as the dilemma of continuing to follow your ex on social media after a break-up. Roll the...

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12-year-old ventriloquist Darci Lynne serenades Mel B on America’s Got Talent 2017

With everything that’s happening in America and in the world in 2017, would you believe there’s also room for a 12-year-old singing ventriloquist on America’s Got Talent? Darci Lynne received the “golden buzzer” into the live quarterfinal rounds last night on NBC, where she introduced a mouse puppet named Oscar who serenaded judge Mel B. Roll the clip!...

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