| Mar 30, 2015
| 11:40 AM
Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa who has contributed to "The Daily Show" a handful of times in recent months, will become Jon Stewart's replacement as host, Comedy Central announced Monday.
Noah was chosen a little more than a month...
| 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
| 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,...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 7:29 AM
Cable giant Viacom Inc. has restructured its large portfolio of TV channels while expanding the responsibilities of veteran programming executive Doug Herzog.
Herzog now will oversee the MTV, VH-1 and Logo channels in addition to two popular networks...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 12:08 PM
HBO agreed to extend John Oliver's run on its satirical Sunday-night program "Last Week Tonight" through 2017, a move that puts to rest any speculation that the British comic might be in line to succeed Jon Stewart at Comedy Central's "The Daily Show,"...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 11:32 AM
Midway through its second season, Comedy Central's "Broad City" has made its mark not only for being funny and audacious, but also because the show's central dynamic is one that rarely anchors a sitcom anymore — that of a deep and abiding friendship...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 5:10 PM
With Jon Stewart leaving his post on "The Daily Show," the joke may be on Comedy Central.
The departure of Stewart — who announced on Tuesday that he will exit his signature mock-news program sometime later this year — presents the 24-year-...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 6:20 PM
Comedy Central is mulling a "short list" of replacements for "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart, a decision that could affect how much influence the show has on the 2016 presidential campaign.
Also at issue: Whether Stewart, an executive producer for...