Day: August 21, 2019

Lilly Singh’s late-night NBC series gets a primetime special during debut week

NBC announced it’ll help viewers who don’t normally stay up past Late Night get a peek at the network’s newest late-late night host, Lilly Singh. A Little Late with Lilly Singh: The Primetime Special will air at 10 p.m. Eastern/Pacific (9 p.m. Central/Mountain) on Wednesday, Sept. 18. Her show premieres that Monday, Sept. 16 (actually Tuesday, since it airs at 1:35 a.m. after Late Night with Seth Meyers). Singh will get a definite boost, too, since her primetime special will air immediately following the finale of America’s Got Talent, NBC’s perennial summer hit. YouTubers already know and love her....

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Here are your nominees for best show and best newcomer at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Of the thousands of shows taking place in Edinburgh this August, these are the ones nominated as the best in show for 2019. Winners to be announced Saturday. Congrats everyone! Best Comedy Show 2019 Darren Harriott: Good Heart YuteDemi Lardner: Ditch Witch 800Goodbear: DougalIvo Graham: The Game of LifeJessica Fostekew: HenchJordan Brookes: I’ve Got NothingLondon Hughes: To Catch a D*ckSpencer Jones: The Things We Leave BehindThe Delightful Sausage: Ginster’s Paradise Best Newcomers 2019 Catherine Cohen: The Twist…? She’s GorgeousCrybabies: Danger BrigadeHelen Bauer: Little Miss Angel Baby FaceHuge Davies: The CarparkJanine Harouni: Stand Up With Janine Harouni (Please Remain Seated)Michael Odewale: #BLACKBEARSMATTERNigel Ng: Culture ShockedSophie...

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Highlights from the final rounds of Bring The Funny’s “comedy clashes”

NBC’s new comedy competition series, Bring The Funny, is almost ready to give viewers a chance to decide who we think is bringing said funny. Tuesday night’s episode saw the third and final round of “comedy clashes,” in which two similar comedy acts had to face-off in brief sets for the judges: Kenan Thompson, Chrissy Teigen and Jeff Foxworthy. The comedy clashes winnowed the field from 24 acts to 12. Tune-in next week on Tuesday, August 27 for the first Semi-Final Showcase. In this round, the first group of six remaining acts perform, with the judges picking two acts...

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