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Members of the iconic comedy group lead tributes to their "outrageously funny" co-star, who has died aged 77.
The star was one half of comedy duo Cannon & Ball and appeared in Last of the Summer Wine.
In the 1960s, he and his wife, Anne Meara, found success as a comedy team. In the 1990s, he found it again as Frank Costanza on “Seinfeld.”
Looks like Number 5 is still alive! Time to add Short Circuit to the list of '80s sci-fi classics getting a big screen reboot.
The annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards highlight hilarious photos of animals in the wild. "Terry the Turtle" took home the top prize.
Awkwafina and Sandra Oh are teaming for a yet-to-be-titled sister comedy feature film for Netflix. The script is by Jen D’Angelo, the screenwriter behind the forthcoming Hocus Pocus sequel for Disn…
Steve Carell left "The Office" after its seventh season, but a new book on the NBC comedy reveals that wasn't what he wanted.
The comedian said he was snared in an unfair contract years ago, which allows Comedy Central to profit off the show without compensating him.
Mel Brooks, Dick Van Dyke, George Clooney and Russell Crowe praise the actor, who has died aged 98.
From live-streams of new plays to classics from the archive, here are some of the top shows online now or coming soon
A pioneer of observational humor, the comedian has imparted his deadpan delivery on award-winning comedy albums and classic TV sitcoms
EXCLUSIVE: Actress Emeraude Toubia, best known for her role as Isabelle Lightwood on the Freeform series Shadowhunters, has been added to the cast of Like It Use to Be, joining previously announced…
Canadian comedian Russell Peters (“The Indian Detective”) will executive produce half-hour series “Late Bloomer,” featuring fellow Canadian comic Jasmeet Singh Raina (AKA Ju…
Netflix is getting in the aftershow business, putting its own stamp on the genre to fit the streaming distribution model. The SVOD giant has given an 18-episode series order to The Netflix Afterpar…
Directed by Jason Woliner. With Sacha Baron Cohen, Maria Bakalova, Tom Hanks, Dani Popescu. Follow-up film to the 2006 comedy centering on the real-life adventures of a fictional Kazakh television journalist named Borat.
Wisconsinites, you have another reason to be proud of your state. A soon-to-be-released movie on Nov. 24 is absolutely positively Wisconsin. Other than two people, the entire cast and crew are based out of Wisconsin, and the entire film was shot in Wisconsin.
Adam Sandler's latest Netflix comedy is dedicated to the memory of his late "Grown Ups" co-star Cameron Boyce. "Everybody misses him."
Geoffrey Palmer, the prolific British film and TV actor, has died at the age of 93. His death was confirmed by the BBC, which was home to As Time Goes By, the comedy in which he starred alongside J…
C.K., who's been accused of sexual misconduct by five women, appeared at Chappelle's stand-up shows alongside comics like Michelle Wolf and Mo Amer.
Long-running Radio 4 panel game beats classics Hancock’s Half Hour and Round the Horne
Ten years ago, the term 'stand-up' wasn’t widely known in Mexico. With help from platforms like Netflix, YouTube and Spotify, the 'standuperos' changed that.
Dave Chappelle is the latest comic this season to add some unpredictability.
Comedy generates an immediate, undeniable audience response. If people are smiling and laughing, then there's a good chance you made an effective funny movie.
As the president shimmies to The Village People, he crystallizes the way that even sincerity and irony have become politically polarized.
Carl Reiner, the writer, actor, director and producer whose many decades' worth of credits -- including "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and "The 2000 Year Old Man" -- showcased a ready wit and a generous spirit, has died, his son, director Rob Reiner, announced in a tweet.
During his popular HBO television show, comic and political commentator John Oliver highlighted an alleged voter fraud case out of Forty Fort — and then questioned the origins of how
The Scots funnywoman has gone viral once again with her hilarious take on the Scottish men's national football team victory last night.
Scott Aukerman and Ed Helms both lend their names and energy to Netflix's new sketch series Aunty Donna's Big Ol' House Of Fun, but it's stars Mark Bonanno, Zach Ruane, and Broden Kelly who inject it with the playful mania that makes it work.
Dave Chappelle, Ali Wong and David Letterman are among the headliners for Netflix Is a Joke Fest, to be held April 27-May 3 across Los Angeles.
While the movie is a satire on American culture, not everyone in Kazakhstan has appreciated the joke.
CBS has given a series order to United States of Al, its multi-camera comedy pilot from Chuck Lorre, David Goetsch and Maria Ferrari. The intention is for the newly picked-up series starring Adhir …
Walmart joins Tribeca Enterprises to bring drive-in movies to parking lots in August, plus films and comedy shows to the Rose Bowl through July.
The comedian confirms that Kid Rock was so incensed by the 2006 comedy that he filed to end his marriage to Baron Cohen’s co-star
Jimmy Mulville, the producer of Have I Got News For You, said fears of 'cancel culture' have been brewing at the BBC for a long time
Nearly a year and a half after she was fired from her self-titled ABC sitcom, Roseanne Barr says she’s working on a comedy comeback. The actress and comedian discussed her future and her firi…
CBS All Access has set the voice cast for The Harper House, its upcoming adult animated comedy series from China, IL creator Brad Neely, Katie Krentz (Star Trek: Lower Decks), CBS Studios and 219 P…
A Tulsa filmmaker is making his own dreams come true with his new show “bLERDS”, headed to streaming app TubiTV. “These three friends, Charlie, Tyle and Warren, were high school friends and had an idea for a comic book in high school called 'Sub Atomic Sam,'” said Hank Byrd, filmmaker and author of “bLERDS”. Caption: "bLERDS" teaser trailer (TubiTV) The comedy series is about three Black nerds who all had a dream, just like the real-life filmmaker who wrote the series.
"Did Cuomo not get an instrument for Christmas as a kid? Why the vendetta?" Comedians and musicians cry out for change and create petitions.
Jeff Dunham is returning to Comedy Central for three new comedy specials. The first, Jeff Dunham’s Completely Unrehearsed Last-Minute Pandemic Holiday Special, will premiere over Thanksgiving weeke…
Comedian Jo Koy started out doing $30 gigs at Vegas clubs. Now the global star headlines at venues like the Wynn's Encore
A source who was at the event tells EW that a heckler interrupted C.K.'s set at one point and referenced the comedian's sexual misconduct allegations.
After four months of livestream stand-up sets, the format remains awkward. But comics are getting better at playing to the camera, and crowds are learning how to show their appreciation.
EXCLUSIVE: Saban Films has acquired U.S., Canada, UK and Ireland rights to BenDavid Grabinski’s Happily, which was set to make its world premiere at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival before the pan…
In terms of television trends, 2020 has ended up being something of an unexpected year full of new series about space travel, and Showtime’s “Moonbase 8” (premiering Nov. 8) is the latest entry int…
As we come to the end of either Trump’s first term, or his presidency altogether, a look back at how he changed comedy for (mostly!) worse.
See Spiner playing a fictionalized version of himself with Burton as his nemesis.
Anyone who has ever tried to photograph a reluctant significant other will be familiar...
EXCLUSIVE: Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders are shuttering their production company, Saunders & French Productions, after it has been operating for more than 28 years. The UK comedy heroes fir…
These 15 Canadian TV comedies streaming on Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon are the shows you need to binge ASAP.
From a wartime romance to a comedy of cooking errors … Amanda Craig recommends books that lift the spirits
Growing up listening to sludge-metal and goth-rock, drag queen Katya rose from complete obscurity to become a multi-hyphenate comedy icon. With the release of an album deeply indebted to industrial metal, guided meditations, and Russian dance-pop, she finds solace in giving us the truly unexpected.
'Ghosts', a witty BBC comedy about a group of squabbling spirits, is must-watch TV. We delve into why it works so well
Thomas Vinterberg's comedy is among the official selections of this year's canceled Cannes Film Festival.
Before live comedy disappears once more, Kane delivers a terrific, barnstorming set sending up the pandemic – and the government’s laughable response to it
Two words best describe 'Borat,' Sacha Baron Cohen's hysterically funny cringe comedy: great success!
In a wide-ranging interview from his home quarantine, the comedian says his new Netflix special may be his last. Still, he is optimistic about the return of live comedy after the pandemic.
Faizon Love files race discrimination suit against Universal alleging he was cut from poster for 2009 comedy because he was black
Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen — best known for his skillful and distinctly human portrayal of dark characters in films like “The Hunt,” and “Casino Royale” as well as the tele…
Comedy Central announced that it has resumed production on stand-up for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Their online series Comedy Central Stand-Up Featuring has recently begun production.
Nov. 13, 2020 By Michael Dorgan The Creek and the Cave, a staple venue in the Long Island City comedy scene, has shut permanently after a 14-year-run. The
The live-action musical comedy hails from the creators of How I Met Your Mother.
It’s unlikely to be the last cultural venue the city loses this year.
This list should have something for everyone, no matter your fear-tolerance level.
Review: "Weird Al" Yankovic's photo book "Black & White & Weird All Over," which collects vintage photos of Yankovic for a coffee table book.
EXCLUSIVE: IMDb TV, Amazon’s free, ad-supported streaming service, has put in development High School, a coming-of-age comedy series based on the bestselling memoir by Grammy-nominated, Platinum re…
Biweekly show takes place in the Magic Castle parking lot
EXCLUSIVE: NBC has put in development Uncivil, a comedy from Roast Battle creator Rell Battle; Mideast Minute creator and star Pardis Parker; Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner’s Hazy Mills; and Un…
The club Stand Up NY is staging 40 shows a week across the city. Performing in parks raises the stakes for comedians and audiences alike.
Two of Netflix's biggest hits in 2020 weren't able to reach the milestone just achieved by this cult comedy.
A seaside trip to Margate to live out our indie dreams with Carl Barat
EXCLUSIVE: Here’s the first look at Charlotte Rampling in Juniper, Matthew J. Saville’s dark comedy in which the actress plays a feisty alcoholic grandmother whose self-destructive teenage grandson…
Our box office reports this year have been interesting, to say the least, with hardly any new releases to speak of and classic films like Ghostbusters and Hocus Pocus topping the charts as a result. But there was actually a brand spankin’ new theatrical release for the horror genre this past weekend, that being Happy […]
A funny thing happened at HBO Max today. The WarnerMedia streamer has inked with Comedy Central to run all episodes of the cable net’s comedies Chappelle’s Show, Inside Amy Schumer, Key…
Netflix's 2020 romantic comedy starring Emma Roberts and Luke Bracey is embarrassingly bad.
Idris Elba, Salma Hayek and others are among the executive producers participating. The movies will air on MTV, Comedy Central and other ViacomCBS networks.
From his film debut in the 1967 film "Teenage Mother" to his final role in the upcoming sitcom "Space Force," Willard has worked with dozens of fellow comedy giants and inspired even more. Many of them have taken to Twitter to honor his life and share their stories of his influence.
For our annual “The Originals” portfolio, we asked pioneers in fields ranging from art to fashion to comedy to design to share their insights on staying true to themselves.
The National Comedy Center will oversee the conservation of materials and artifacts that Carson amassed in his decades-long TV career.
A Pittsburgh native is starring in a new special for Netflix, and it premieres globally on Dec. 1.
The winners of this year's Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards have been revealed. Here's a look at some of the photos that made us laugh in 2020.
“We’re just kind of on a wing and a prayer now.”
The BBC and Channel 4 are self-censoring their comedy output because they are so terrified of offending people. So says Jimmy Mulville, the producer of Have I Got News For You, who claims 'cancel culture' has resulted in a fearful atmosphere in these institutions:
'People who cause offence now can ...
It's not surprising that I can count the rib-achingly, eye-streamingly funny women I’ve met on one hand
Show backed by BBC Studios using real-life stories and starring Aimee Lou Wood and Miriam Margolyes being adapted for TV
That’s right. Friday’s episode of “How To With John Wilson” on HBO managed to make a mundane subject poignant, hilarious and topical all at once.
In CBS’s sitcom, a single father faced with renal failure is rescued by his old high-school classmate.
While we continue waiting for the new season of “Stranger Things,” we’ve learned today that star Maya Hawke has been cast in a new Netflix movie described as “Hitchcockian.” Deadline reports that Hawke will star alongside Camila Mendes (“Riverdale”) in Strangers, a film co-written and being directed by Jennifer Kaytin Robinson (Someone Great). The film […]
EXCLUSIVE: Fox is continuing to double down on animation – adding hybrid animated-single-cam project Demi-God from Bella and the Bulldogs writer Katie Greenway to its development slate. The network…
Vince Vaughn and Kathryn Newton are fun to watch in "Freaky," a high school-set horror comedy that could've been called "Freaky Friday the 13th."
Comedy shows, ticketed musical performances, and late-night karaoke are now banned at NYC restaurants "for reasons of health and safety," per new guidelines from the State Liquor Authority
The mother and daughter hope the cartoon helps put an end to bullying.
Tributes paid to performer best known for his work on TV shows including Whose Line Is It Anyway and QI
Screendaily shares details about brand new vampire comedy Let the Wrong One In, which just wrapped production in Dublin under the direction of Stitches filmmaker Conor McMahon! “Let the Wrong One In follows a young supermarket worker who discovers his older brother has turned into a vampire and must decide whether to help or slay his […]
Moonbase 8 is more of a piece with the big-heartedness of Ted Lasso than the bleakness of Avenue 5 and Space Force—cognizant of its characters’ failings, but never letting them outweigh their capacity to do better.
This is the time to embrace absurdity and silliness.
EXCLUSIVE: Clay Epstein’s Film Mode Entertainment has beefed up its sales slate as the American Film Market gets underway in its virtual form. The company has acquired world rights on the hybrid li…
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