Day: June 4, 2019

Here are the 40 comedy acts competing on NBC’s “Bring the Funny” in summer 2019

NBC announced today 40 comedy acts vying for the $250,000 prize package and the opportunity to perform at the 2020 Just for Laughs Festival, who’ll be competing on this summer’s inaugural season of Bring the Funny. Bring the Funny premieres July 9, 2019, after America’s Got Talent. Amanda Seales hosts, with judging provided by Saturday Night Live‘s Kenan Thompson, along with Chrissy Tiegen and Jeff Foxworthy. As opposed to Last Comic Standing, Bring the Funny will include all sorts of comedy acts. They’ll compete over four rounds, the finale broadcasting live on NBC. And they’re grouped into three categories,...

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Tig Notaro debuts “Under A Rock” talk show webseries with Funny or Die

Stand-up comedian Tig Notaro apparently has been living Under A Rock. Notaro claims she doesn’t watch a lot of TV or movies, or pay attention to pop culture, and hasn’t for a while. So for this new Funny or Die webseries, she’s hosting a talk show with celebrities she doesn’t know, and trying to figure out who they are. Here’s the premiere episode, out today! CREDITS Starring: Tig Notaro & James Van Der Beek Director: Amy LandeckerExecutive Producer: Tig NotaroExecutive Producer: Stephanie AllynneExecutive Producer: Thomas OulletteExecutive Producer: Rowan WheelerExecutive Producer: Mike FarahExecutive Producer: Brian ToombsExecutive Producer: Chris BrussAssociate Producer: Jessica Dollin Head Writer: Thomas OulletteWriter: Jon MackeyConsultant: Lauren PomerantzConsultant: Kyle DunniganWriters Assistant: Marla...

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