Day: June 5, 2019

Rhys Nicholson on Conan

Conan O’Brien recently took Team Coco down under to Australia, and he’s brought back one of their stand-up comedians to perform for you. This is Rhys Nicholson, who believes that lies can sustain a long-term relationship. Making sacrifices for the other person helps, too. Unless he’s lying about that, also. Roll the...

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Tribute to Carol Burnett tops JFL42 lineup for Toronto’s 2019 comedy festival

The schedule and lineup for Toronto’s JFL42 2019 is out! Passes go on sale Friday, with individual tickets available next Friday. Carol Burnett tops the list for Just For Laugh’s month of 42 headliners this Sept. 19-29 in Toronto. Here’s how the night with Burnett is billed. AN EVENING OF LAUGHTER AND REFLECTIONDuring “An Evening of Laughter and Reflection,” Burnett will take questions from the audience and show video clips from her shows in a format that harkens back to the legendary openings of ‘The Carol Burnett Show’ where her studio audience had an unfiltered opportunity to engage Carol...

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Chris Gethard Presents some of his favorite comedians in new MNN series starting June 2019

Chris Gethard is returning to MNN. This time, Gethard won’t be presiding over his own comedic band of merry mayhem, but instead will present hours of worth of pure, uncensored funny from comedians he enjoys. It’s called Chris Gethard Presents, and will Wednesdays at 11 p.m. on the Manhattan News Network. That’s cable access for New York City, and if past experience with The Chris Gethard Show is a reliable barometer, it’ll also be available online everywhere else. More from Gethard on the show, in his own words: Basically, I got a call after TCGS was canceled from one of the heads...

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Comedy Central will roast Alec Baldwin in 2019

If a Comedy Central Roast can propel Donald Trump’s shady businessman career into the presidency, then what, pray tell, will it do for Alec Baldwin? Find out later in 2019. Comedy Central announced today that the Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin (#BaldwinRoast) will take place in New York with the tape and airdate to be announced at a later date. “Getting roasted will be the greatest honor of my lifetime besides being a father, a husband, hosting SNL seventeen times, receiving Golden Globes, Emmys, and working with Martin Scorsese,” said Baldwin. “Alec Baldwin has done so many great things...

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Amy Schumer should win the Emmy for best “For Your Consideration” video for her Netflix special “Growing”

Congrats, Amy! Whether or not you win the Emmy this year, or even get nominated, you’ve already won the hearts and minds with this “FYC” video message. Watch Amy Schumer’s 2019 stand-up special, Growing, on Netflix. For your consideration #GROWING #PUKEWARNING— Amy Schumer (@amyschumer) June 4,...

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