| Mar 30, 2015
| 7:08 AM
Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian who has been a contributor to Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," will be the program's new host when current host Jon Stewart leaves later this year, the network announced Monday.
“Trevor Noah is an enormous...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 12:05 AM
Season 5 of "The Walking Dead" comes to a (probably bloody) conclusion this week, Cindy Lauper gets "Kinky" and Fox launches a mediocre new sitcom. Here's what caught my eye:
Sunday: "iHeartRadio Music Awards," 7 p.m., NBC: Clap for the winners or just...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, stars of the breakout Comedy Central series "Broad City," stopped by The Times recently to talk about their phenomenally funny show, which just completed its second season.
Topics of discussion included the stellar list...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 9:11 AM
Justin Bieber jokes will flood the Internet Monday night when Comedy Central premieres a “roast” of the pop singer.
Unfortunately, most of the chatter will come via text even though sarcasm, vocal cadence and other keys to making a one-liner...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 5:30 AM
Created by Alex Anfanger and Dan Schimpf, whose online series "Next Time on Lonny" was "discovered" by Ben Stiller, Comedy Central's new series, "Big Time in Hollywood, FL," chronicles the lives of two online filmmakers longing to be discovered by someone...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 12:04 PM
At the end of each episode of “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart offers a “Moment of Zen.” Sometime in the past, I had my own such moment: Conservatives need someone like him.
Stewart has been host of “The Daily Show”...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 2:49 PM
Sony Playstation is checking out the Vue.
Sony Computer Entertainment on Wednesday launched its cloud-based TV service, called Vue, featuring such popular networks as CBS, Cartoon Network, CNN, Comedy Central, Food Network, Fox, NBC, TBS and Discovery...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 10:24 AM
If a coworker's guffaw or Facebook post is about all that's making you grin lately, you might want to head out.
And get out.
Of your head.
And into someone else's.
"A comedy club is a unique experience, a date night or different evening out. And...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 11:14 AM
Comedy Central has picked up an 8-episode TV series called "Why? With Hannibal Buress" from the Chicago-bred comic.
The show, which will tape in front of a live audience, will feature Buress "answering the burning questions on his mind through stand-up,...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 5:05 PM
Media company Viacom Inc. has begun restructuring its operations, resulting in layoffs in the company's advertising sales division and its TV Land cable channel.
At least 20 people on Thursday were let go at TV Land, according to three people familiar...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 2:29 PM
Longtime “Daily Show” correspondent Samantha Bee will host a new show on TBS that sounds like a potential competitor to Comedy Central’s flagship late-night show.
The new series is still in an early development stage, but TBS said in a...