All the latest news about comedy and comedians: stand-up, TV sitcoms and sketch shows, comedy movies, etc…
Mon 17 June 2013
Jeff Garlin arrested for 'parking rage'
It's just like Curb Your Enthusiasm...
17/06/2013 … Curb Your Enthusiasm comedian Jeff Garlin has been arrested on a vandalism charge in a fight over a car parking space.
Delay for Sidebottom statue
A tight 5: June 17, 2013
17/06/2013 … THE unveiling of the statue to Frank Sidebottom in his native Timperley has been postponed.
Conchords headline massive comedy tour
...but only in the States
17/06/2013 … Dave Chappelle, Flight of the Conchords and Jim Jefferies are to take part in one of the biggest comedy tours to feature multiple acts.
TV role for Reggie Watts
In a US sitcom created from a blog
17/06/2013 … Reggie Watts is to star in a new TV comedy, based on the blog Bad Advice From My Brother.
Sun 16 June 2013
Reggie's beats, Bill's DVD & an odd Futurama
The comedy week ahead
16/06/2013 … The comedy week ahead.
The sitcom with no female roles
It's 'cleaner' says Egyptian TV channel
16/06/2013 … A new Egyptian sitcom will feature only male actors – in a move apparently designed to make their comedy ‘cleaner’ than other shows.
Facebook? You don't know Jack...
Carroll acts to shut down fake pages
16/06/2013 … Britain’s Got Talent comic Jack Carroll is urging fans to beware of bogus Facebook pages set up in his nameThe teenager has managed to shut down one fake page after it ran scam competitions to con people out of their bank details.
Be in the IT Crowd
16/06/2013 … Fans of the IT Crowd are being given the chance to appear in the final episode – albeit briefly.