| Oct 10, 2014
| 9:01 AM
One day this past summer when I knew I would have a little free time, I thought I would meet up with Cameron Esposito, who seems to have very little free time anymore. A few years ago she had been a fixture on the Chicago comedy scene but decided the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Google's YouTube will present its first-ever live interactive comedy improv event, "Off the Top," on Aug. 1 and 2 hosted by EpicLLOYD (Lloyd Ahlquist) of Epic Rap Battles of History.
The event, produced from YouTube Space LA, will comprise three...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Noel Wells and John Milhiser are leaving “Saturday Night Live,” sources said Tuesday, a day after Monday's departure of fellow former freshman player Brooks Wheelan.
Nasim Pedrad is also exiting the sketch comedy show, but her departure comes...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"Saturday Night Live" has given the boot to two more freshman cast members, and is losing one of its more recognizable players, sources confirm to Variety.
NBC has chosen not to renew the contracts of newcomers NoÃ«l Wells and John Milhiser while Nasim...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
As it turns out, none of the comics that that belong to the Harvard Sailing Team went to Ivy League schools. Rather, when longtime friends Chris Smith and Billy Scafuri graduated from their respective colleges, the pair decided to recruit several of...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:52 AM
"Los Jets" (NUVOtv). This six-part documentary about an all-Latino North Carolina high school soccer team is also a tale of the changing face of the South and asks again that elastic and inexhaustible question, What Does It Mean To Be an American? Created...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Kate Micucci says it wasn't until she started getting dirty that her clever songs became hits.
And she probably wouldn't have gotten dirty, she says, if it wasn't for Riki Lindhome, her musical comedy partner, and one-half of her duo "Garfunkel and...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Matt Walsh isn’t an obvious choice to star in the action-drama “Into the Storm” as a tornado-chasing documentary filmmaker. So to audition his dramatic abilities, the suburban Darien native—best known for co-founding sketch...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Good news for Jay Pharoah and Kenan Thompson; they won't have to appear in drag anymore on "Saturday Night Live." Or at least not as often. The show has finally added a black female to the cast.
After auditioning actresses in cities across the country,...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:29 PM
In just two days, Amy Poehler will co-host the 71st annual Golden Globes. She's got an NBC show -- and a web show. A film set for Sundance. And she's executive producer of the upcoming Comedy Central bestie comedy "Broad City," which she was helping to...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 9:00 AM
NEW YORK — Late one evening in June, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer are outlining an episode for their Comedy Central series, "Broad City," when their conversation turns to Superman — specifically, which incarnation of the Man of Steel is...