Day: September 17, 2018

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Barry the big comedy winners at 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards

The best comedy on TV in 2018 centers on a female stand-up comedian in the late 1950s. If only reality could imitate art now. But for tonight, congrats to Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, which took home five Primetime Emmy Awards — including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Lead Actress (Rachel Brosnahan), Outstanding Supporting Actress (Alex Borstein), Outstanding Directing and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series (Amy Sherman-Palladino). The other big comedy winner at the 2018 Emmys was HBO’s Barry, with wins for Outstanding Lead Actor Bill Hader and Outstanding Supporting Actor Henry Winkler. Can you believe this is Winkler’s...

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Sebastian Maniscalco to headline Madison Square Garden in January 2019

A favorite of New York City who previously packed the Beacon Theatre for multiple nights, Sebastian Maniscalco is now arena-bound, booking Madison Square Garden for his next tour stop through the Big Apple. He’ll play MSG on Saturday, January 19, 2019. “I told my Father that I was going to do The Garden and he said, ‘I hope you’re planting cucumbers and tomatoes,’” said Maniscalco. “This is an amazing time for me and my family and I can’t wait to perform at the greatest arena in the world.” Chase cardholders will have advance access to tickets this Tuesday through Thursday. Tickets and...

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Episode #225: Mo Mandel

Mo Mandel is a stand-up comedian who created and executive produces Comedy Knockout for truTV, where comics zing each other and try to win over the studio audience. Before that, he hosted truTV’s BARmageddon and appeared more than 40 times on the panel of Chelsea Lately. You’ve seen him as a co-star on such TV series as Modern Family, Castle and Happy Endings, on his own in a half-hour Comedy Central special and an hour special that debuted on Seeso but is now on Amazon, Negative Reinforcement. And you can hear him in a podcast he co-hosts with his...

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