Day: December 11, 2019

Comedy Gives Back as 60 comedians sing all-star holiday song “Christmas Magic”

Comedy Gives Back is celebrating this holiday season with a new song sung by some 60 comedians, and a new initiative to support the comedy community. The song is “Christmas Magic,” composed by Avery Pearson (Historical Roasts, The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show, The 88 Show) and Jordan Baum (Universal Music Publishing Group songwriter/producer duo The 87’s) and co-produced by Universal Music Group and Comedy Gives Back. The initiative is Gives Back: Taking Care of Our Own benefits stand-up comedians in times of need, whether it’s emergency financial relief grants, access to mental health services or substance abuse treatment. SINGERS:...

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Paul Reubens will take Pee-wee Herman on tour in 2020 for 35th anniversary of Big Adventure

Paul Reubens will celebrate the 35th anniversary of his 1985 comedy, Pee-wee’s Big Adventure, which made Pee-wee Herman a household name, by going on tour with the film for special screenings, stories and more. Produced by Live Nation, the 20-city outing kicks off Feb. 14 in Portland, Ore., with stops nationwide before wrapping March 29 in Washington, D.C. Pee-wee’s Big Adventure 35th Anniversary Tour with Paul Reubens Feb. 14 – Portland, OR – Newmark TheatreFeb. 15 – Seattle, WA – Moore TheatreFeb. 21 – Denver, CO – Paramount TheatreFeb. 22 – Salt Lake City, UT – Kingsbury HallFeb. 27 – Los Angeles, CA...

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Adam Conover to host Nickelodeon game show The Crystal Maze

Nickelodeon has tapped comedian and Adam Ruins Everything host Adam Conover to not ruin its new family game show, The Crystal Maze. The game show, an adaptation of a hit series in the UK, will premiere Jan. 24, 2020, on Nickelodeon, airing Friday nights at 7 p.m. Eastern/Pacific. Conover will play the Maze Master, charged with guiding one family team through physical and mental challenges set within an elaborate labyrinth of four giant and immersive themed zones: Aztec, Eastern, Futuristic and Industrial. I am wildly excited to announce that I am the host and Maze Master of @Nickelodeon's new game show,...

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