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  • Hannah Gadsby announces 'Douglas' World Tour 2019

    Hannah Gadsby announces 'Douglas' World Tour 2019

    Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby earned a plethora of new fans with the release of her Netflix stand-up special Nanette. Strangely enough, she had plans to quit comedy following that special's release. Fortunately, her newfound fame has led Gadsby to her new show titled Douglas. This year, she's...
  • Chris D'Elia announces Follow the Leader 2019 tour dates

    Chris D'Elia announces Follow the Leader 2019 tour dates

    Comedian and actor Chris D’Elia is wasting no time in getting ready for the coming year, as he announced his 2019 performance plans earlier this week with a plentiful run of stand-up gigs scheduled for winter and spring. D’Elia’s 2019 performance schedule begins on Jan. 10 in Louisville and...
  • Demetri Martin announces 2019 dates for his Wandering Mind tour

    Demetri Martin announces 2019 dates for his Wandering Mind tour

    Comedian Demetri Martin will be heading out across the United States this winter and into early spring for a lengthy run of stand-up performances under the banner, Wandering Mind Tour. The 27-date tour will begin on Jan. 18 in Texas and continues throughout the early winter months before heading...
  • Bert Kreischer announces dates for upcoming Body Shots Tour

    Bert Kreischer announces dates for upcoming Body Shots Tour

    Comedian Bert Kreischer will be heading out on his first ever global trek when his Body Shots World Tour kicks off early next year on Jan. 10 in Portland, Oregon. The lengthy tour will see the popular stand-up comic performing across the U.S. and Canada throughout much of January, February and March...
  • Conan O’Brien announces first comedy tour dates since 2010

    Conan O’Brien announces first comedy tour dates since 2010

    Conan O’Brien is hoping to make up for the fact that his late-night talk show is canceling musical performances by heading out on a comedy tour of his own this fall. The popular talk-show host and comedic personality will embark on an 18-date tour across North America starting on Nov. 2 in...
  • Tom Segura announces 2019 dates for Take It Down Tour

    Tom Segura announces 2019 dates for Take It Down Tour

    Comedian Tom Segura will continue performing well into the new year with a lengthy batch of performance dates scheduled to start in early January and set to continue until mid-summer. The run of performances titled, “Take It Down Tour,” will start on Jan. 5 in San Francisco, and runs for 37 more...
  • Watch: D.L. Hughley talks racism, #MeToo and more in Netflix special 'D.L. Hughley: Contrarian'

    Watch: D.L. Hughley talks racism, #MeToo and more in Netflix special 'D.L. Hughley: Contrarian'

    Comedian/actor D.L. Hughley has always been outspoken, and he brings his unique commentary on hot-button issues in his first Netflix stand-up special "D.L. Hughley: Contrarian," which premieres Sept. 18. Hughley performed the show at the Merriam Theater in Philadelphia. According to a Netflix...
  • Wanda Sykes starring in her first Netflix special, premiering in 2019

    Wanda Sykes starring in her first Netflix special, premiering in 2019

    Wanda Sykes has signed a deal to star in her first Netflix special, which will premiere sometime in 2019. The name of the stand-up comedy special is also to be announced. Sykes is executive producing the special through her Push It Productions. The news comes not long after Epix announced that Sykes...
  • Ken Jeong doing his first stand-up comedy special on Netflix

    Ken Jeong doing his first stand-up comedy special on Netflix

    Netflix has signed a deal to have the first stand-up comedy special from Ken Jeong, who is best known for his movie roles in "The Hangover" series and "Crazy Rich Asians." He also starred in the NBC comedy series "Community" and the short-lived ABC sitcom "Dr. Ken," which was on the air from 2016 to...
  • Tiffany Haddish starring in Netflix comedy special to air in 2019

    Tiffany Haddish starring in Netflix comedy special to air in 2019

    Tiffany Haddish is taking her stand-up comedy act to Netflix. The show (whose title is to be announced) will be taped in early 2019 and will premiere later that year. In an announcement about the special, Netflix vice president of original documentary and comedy Lisa Nishimura commented, "Tiffany...
  • Wanda Sykes executive producing Epix stand-up comedy series 'Unprotected Sets'

    Wanda Sykes executive producing Epix stand-up comedy series 'Unprotected Sets'

    Comedian and actress Wanda Sykes has signed on to executive produce "Unprotected Sets," a docuseries for Epix that will follow several stand-up comedians in various cities. The show's participants and premiere date are to be announced, but Epix says that "Unprotected Sets" will be filmed in Portland...
  • Hasan Minhaj's 'Patriot Act' series gets premiere date on Netflix

    Hasan Minhaj's 'Patriot Act' series gets premiere date on Netflix

    Netflix has announced that Oct. 28 is the premiere date for "Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj," the weekly series hosted by stand-up comedian and actor Hasan Minhaj. With this Netflix deal, which was announced in March, Minhaj became the first person of Indian heritage to host a nonfiction comedy show...
  • Kid Fury developing HBO comedy series with Lena Waithe

    Kid Fury developing HBO comedy series with Lena Waithe

    Stand-up comedian and podcaster Kid Fury has signed a development deal with HBO to executive produce and co-write a comedy series with Emmy-winning screenwriter Lena Waithe. According to Variety: "The untitled project is described as a surreal dark comedy that follows Greg, a 20-something sarcastic...
  • 'Kevin Hart Presents: The Next Level' announces comedians for second season

    'Kevin Hart Presents: The Next Level' announces comedians for second season

    Ron G., Jeff Horste, Marvin Hunter, Gueterrius "T. Murph" Jackson, Miguel "Malik S." Sanon and Tacarra Williams are the emerging stand-up comedians getting the spotlight in the second season of the  Comedy Central series "Kevin Hart Presents: The Next Level." Each episode features the comedian...
  • Netflix announces massive international stand-up comedy series including Just for Laughs Festival performances

    Netflix announces massive international stand-up comedy series including Just for Laughs Festival performances

    On a date to be announced in 2019, Netflix will premiere a stand-up comedy series that will have performances from 47 comedians from 13  international regions. The name of the series is to be announced. As is customary with Netflix series, all the episodes from a season will be released on the same...
  • David Cross hitting the road for the Oh Come On Tour

    David Cross hitting the road for the Oh Come On Tour

    It is with a heavy heart that we must report the following news - David Cross will be heading out for a run of U.S. and Canadian performances this spring/summer! The comedian and “never-nude” jokester from “Arrested Development” will plan on visiting many cities across North America with a brand new...
  •  Adam Sandler will film a new Netflix special at LA's El Rey Theatre on Tuesday

    Adam Sandler will film a new Netflix special at LA's El Rey Theatre on Tuesday

    Adam Sandler appears to be the next veteran comedian who Netflix has convinced to return to the bright spotlight of stand-up. The 51-year-old comedian and actor will take the stage at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on Tuesday night for a ticketed live performance that will be released on the...
  • Adam Carolla announces shows at the Agora and Royal Oak Music Theatres

    Adam Carolla announces shows at the Agora and Royal Oak Music Theatres

    Comedian and podcast personality Adam Carolla is bringing his hilarious bag of jokes to the midwest this spring with a pair of shows in Detroit and Cleveland as part of his “Not Taco Bell Material” tour. The veteran jokester will perform at Cleveland’s Agora Theatre on Thursday, May 17, and the...
  • Chris D’Elia announces additional 2018 ‘Follow the Leader’ tour dates

    Chris D’Elia announces additional 2018 ‘Follow the Leader’ tour dates

    Comedian Chris D’Elia has announced a handful of additional performance dates for his 2018 tour schedule. The actor, podcaster and professional stand-up comic will continue making audiences across North America laugh throughout the spring and well into summer, with 31 total shows set to take place...
  • Ilana Glazer & Phoebe Robinson announce 3-show residency at Music Hall of Williamsburg

    Ilana Glazer & Phoebe Robinson announce 3-show residency at Music Hall of Williamsburg

    Yaaassss Qween Yaaaas! Get used to the phrase now, because Ilana Glazer of “Broad City” and Phoebe Robinson of “2 Dope Queens” are bringing their hilariously liberating style of humor to New York City’s Music Hall of Williamsburg this spring. The two popular comedians will set up shop at the...
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