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Stand up Comedy: Carol Burnett to receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Carol Burnett to receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

One of the greatest comediennes of all time, Carol Burnett is finally getting her well deserved Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. “From her television program and appearances, as well as her performances on Broadway and in film, Carol Burnett has entertained generations of fans with her vibrant wit and hilarious characters,” he says. “We are delighted to pay tribute to this unique and beloved entertainer, said Kennedy Center Chairman David M. Rubenstein.

Stand up Comedy: Sugar Sammy - Quebec's comedian of the year

Sugar Sammy - Quebec's comedian of the year

Quebec picked up their comedian of the year yesterday. Sugar Sammy (Samir Khullar) has been honored with two awards at the 15th annual Oliver prize ceremony. The public chose him as the star of the year for his best comedy performance “En Francais SVP”

Stand up Comedy: Update: It’s Official! Eddie Murphy Will Present the Oscars!

Update: It’s Official! Eddie Murphy Will Present the Oscars!

What was on everybody’s lips until now was finally confirmed on Tuesday when the Academy announced that Eddie Murphy is the one to host the 84th Oscar Academy Awards which will occur February 26 in Los Angeles.

Stand up Comedy: Eddie Murphy Will Host the Next Oscars?

Eddie Murphy Will Host the Next Oscars?

Comedian and actor Eddie Murphy has shown great interest in hosting the 84th Academy Awards in 2012. It is said that the comedian in discussions with those behind the scenes: producer Brett Ratner presenting his name to president Tom Sherak. The Oscars will air on February 26, 2012.

Stand up Comedy: Patrick Monahan Wins “Show Me the Funny” Talent Show

Patrick Monahan Wins “Show Me the Funny” Talent Show

Irish-Iranian stand-up comedian Patrick Monahan won the audience vote after competing against two other finalists and he is now officially the winner of this ITV 1′s ‘Show Me the Funny’ 2011 edition. He is now the happy possessor of £100,000 and about to embark a nationwide tour. The next step is the release of his own stand up comedy DVD.

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Adam Riches Won Edinburgh Comedy Award

Comedian Adam Riches Won Edinburgh Comedy Award

Comedian Adam Riches has won this year’s Foster Edinburgh comedy award, on Saturday, beating the post joint favorite Nick Helm and four other nominated acts. His swingball and Daniel Day-Lewis impersonation got the stand up comedian the most prestigious prize in UK comedy.

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Nick Helm Had the Best Joke at the Edinburgh Festival!

Comedian Nick Helm Had the Best Joke at the Edinburgh Festival!

Stand up comedian Nick Helm has only been performing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for two years and already had won the award for best joke for his Snow White gag. The stand up comedian beat better-known acts including last year’s winner Tim Vine to the award created by TV channel Dave.

Stand up Comedy: The Nominees for the Edinburgh Comedy Awards Are Here!

The Nominees for the Edinburgh Comedy Awards Are Here!

Today, they were announced the nominees for the Edinburgh Comedy Awards. In the run for the Best Comedy Show are character act Adam Riches, leading Irish stand-up Andrew Maxwell and alternative Australian comic Sam Simmons. For the Best Newcomer, the fight is between Humphrey Ker and Thom Tuck, two of the tree members of The Penny Dreadfuls sketch.

Stand up Comedy: Louis C.K. – Comedy Person of the Year!

Louis C.K. – Comedy Person of the Year!

Stand up comedian Louis C.K. is at the top of his career right now. He has big success and the sold out comedy concerts are a statement for it. To acknowledge his talent, Just For Laughs Festival named the stand up comedian Comedy Person of the Year. Louis C.K. is going to receive his award today at a noon luncheon Friday at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Stand up Comedy: Comedian Ricky Gervais Wants Charlie Sheen to Accept His Emmy!

Comedian Ricky Gervais Wants Charlie Sheen to Accept His Emmy!

After the Golden Globes, a lot of people were left amazed by Ricky Gervais in his role of host. There were complaints coming from everywhere: the artists, the producers – they all found the stand up comedian’s jokes “totally unacceptable”. However, bad publicity is publicity after all and let’s keep this in mind: we are talking about Ricky Gervais here!

Stand up Comedy: Howie Mandel to host Canada's Walk of Fame

Howie Mandel to host Canada's Walk of Fame

Comedian Howie Mandel will host this year's Walk of Fame, which will take place on October 16, at Toronto's Canon Theatre.

Stand up Comedy: Chelsea Handler refuses to dance or sing at MTV  VMAs

Chelsea Handler refuses to dance or sing at MTV VMAs

Comedian Chelsea Handler refuses to dance or sing at the Video Music Awards 2010.

Stand up Comedy: Bill Maher to receive a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Bill Maher to receive a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Bill Maher will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the TV category.

Stand up Comedy: Jimmy Fallon integrates Twitter into 2010 Emmy ceremony

Jimmy Fallon integrates Twitter into 2010 Emmy ceremony

Jimmy Fallon will integrate Twitter into the 62nd annual Emmy Awards ceremony.

Stand up Comedy: Billy Connolly is a Freeman: He was awarded with Freedom of Glasgow

Billy Connolly is a Freeman: He was awarded with Freedom of Glasgow

Comedian Billy Connolly received on Friday, the Freedom of Glasgow award.

Stand up Comedy: Bill Maher has four more chances to win an Emmy

Bill Maher has four more chances to win an Emmy

Bill Maher received four Emmy nominations this year, being listed in the following categories: Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Special, Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series - Real Time, Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Special and Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Special.

Stand up Comedy: Bill Maher's But I'm Not Wrong fights Robin Williams' Weapons of Self Destruction for an Emmy

Bill Maher's But I'm Not Wrong fights Robin Williams' Weapons of Self Destruction for an Emmy

Bill Maher's But I'm Not Wrong stand up comedy show fights Robin Williams' Weapons of Self Destruction for an Emmy Award.

Stand up Comedy: Robin Williams' stand up Weapons of Self Destruction nominated for three Emmys

Robin Williams' stand up Weapons of Self Destruction nominated for three Emmys

Robin Williams' stand up Weapons of Self Destruction nominated for three Emmy Awards.

Stand up Comedy: Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story - nominated for an Emmy Award

Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story - nominated for an Emmy Award

Eddie Izzard Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story is nominated for the 2010 Emmy Awards, in the Outstanding Nonfiction Special category.

Stand up Comedy: Aziz Ansari and Donald Glover to be Honored at Just For Laughs Conference

Aziz Ansari and Donald Glover to be Honored at Just For Laughs Conference

Aziz Ansari and Donald Glover will be awarded this month at the Just For Laughs Comedy Conference in Montreal, Canada.

Stand up Comedy: Mark Twain Comedy Prize for Tina Fey

Mark Twain Comedy Prize for Tina Fey

Tina Fey will receive the Mark Twain Comedy Prize for American Humor, from the Kenedy Center for the Performing Arts. The comedian Tina Fey, 40 years old, is the youngest recipient of the highest comedy award in USA and will be the third female who receives this top award.

Stand up Comedy: Jeff Dunham Hosts the 2010 CMT MUSIC AWARDS VIDEO OF THE YEAR SPECIAL

Jeff Dunham Hosts the 2010 CMT MUSIC AWARDS VIDEO OF THE YEAR SPECIAL

Comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham will host the 2010 CMT Music Awards video of the Year Special, on Saturday , June 5 at 2:00 p.m.

Stand up Comedy: Jerry Seinfeld, Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill to honor Paul McCartney!

Jerry Seinfeld, Stevie Wonder, Faith Hill to honor Paul McCartney!

Jerry Seinfeld will perform next week at the White House, alongside other stars, to honor Sir Paul McCartney. The former Beatle will perform in the concert held in his honor next week, when he will receive the third Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the Library of Congress.

Stand up Comedy: Dane Cook - speachless after wining two top comedy awards

Dane Cook - speachless after wining two top comedy awards

Dane Cook received on Thursday night (5th of November 2009) two top comedy awards. The comedian that sold out Madison Square Garden twice in one night remained speachless while his manager walked on the stage to congratulate him.

Stand up Comedy: Richard Pryor - The first recipient of the Mark Twain Prize

Richard Pryor - The first recipient of the Mark Twain Prize

The great comedian that change the face of the modern comedy, Richard Pryor, was honored the first Mark Twain Prize, inaugarated in 1998.The first annual Mark Twain Prize took place at the John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, on the 18th of October, 1998. The prize is America's foremost award and was named after the humorist and novelist Mark Twain and is to be awarded to those who had great contribution to American humor.

Stand up Comedy: The Richard Pryor award, canceled after only one year

The Richard Pryor award, canceled after only one year

The Richard Pryor Award was inaugarated in 2004 at The Fringe Festival, to be judged by the legendary comedian Richard Pryor and his wife, Jennifer Lee Pryor.

Stand up Comedy: Chris Rock's Kill The Messenger, nominated for the 2009 Emmys

Chris Rock's Kill The Messenger, nominated for the 2009 Emmys

Chris Rock's stand up special Kill The Messenger has three nomination for the 2009 Emmy Awards. On the 16th of July 2009 were announced the Emmy nominees, one of the favorites being the popular comedian Chris Rock.Known for his talent as stand up comedian and writer, Chris Rock was nominated with his latest stand up comedy special Kill The Messenger for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special and also for Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music or Comedy Special.

Stand up Comedy: Mark Twain Prize for George Carlin stand up comedy career

Mark Twain Prize for George Carlin stand up comedy career

On 10th of November 2008, George Carlin became the Mark Twain Prize for American Humors first posthumous recipient. The comedian known for george carlin 7 words or "seven words you can never say on television" was honoured at 4 months after his death. George Carlin stand up comedy career was this way appreciated at its true value.

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