Stand up comedienne Kathy Griffin is bringing her wicked humor to Salt Lake City on Friday, 30 September at the Abravanel Hall. The Kathy Griffin stand up comedy show opens his doors at 7:30 p.m.
Stand up comedienne Lisa Lampanelli is going to appear in one of the future episodes on the NBC sitcom Whitney. Lisa Lampanelli will guest star for one episode, playing a dog pound manager. Her job is to evaluate if Whitney (Whitney Cummings) and Alex (Chris D'Elia) are eligible to adopt a dog.
Stand up comedian Dane Cook is planning to develop a half-hour comedy at NBC. The comedian signed a deal with NBC for the next television season. There aren’t so many details about Cook’s project, but this would be his first comedy show on network television, without counting his guest appearances.
Joe Sib is going to take his stand up comedy show “California Calling” to New York on October 13 at the Bowery Electric. The comedian is going to perform for one night only and there are only 100 tickets available.
Comedians Scott Thompson and Kevin McDonald, from the famous Canadian sketch troupe "The Kids in the Hall" which aired on HBO and CBS n the 1980s and '90s are hitting the road to do stand up comedy. The two stand up comedians will perform at Sacramento's Punch Line Comedy Club on October 13-16.
The cafe chain Costa Coffee has launched a stand up comedy competition with no cash prize. The competition is for new-comers in stand up comedy and the ultimate prize are two gigs at the Comedy Store, with no chance of being “gonged off.”
Rampage Jackson always has something funny to say. In fact, he is one of the funniest fighters to listen to. From the fact that he tries to seduce female reporters to the fact that he appeared in the 2010 movie: The A-Team, shows that he is also an entertainer and could be either a stand up comedian or a actor.
Ryan Joudrey is going to host a stand up comedy night fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada to help patients and their families who have been afflicted with this type of disease. The comedy night called Light the Night will take place on October 15 at the Bridgewater Days Inn and Convention Centre. The show starts at 8 p.m.
Stand up comedian Chris Tucker is going to perform in New Orleans, Louisiana on Friday, September 23. The stand up comedy show held at the UNO Lakefront Arena is part of Chris Tucker’s 14-city tour. Gates open at 8 p.m.
Stand up comedian Demetri Martin will bring his humor at the Syracuse University on Friday, October 12. The stand up comedian will perform in Goldstein Auditorium at 8 p.m. in the show co-sponsored by University Union and the Panhellenic Council.
"Weird Al" Yankovic returns to the small screen to present his first special since 1999. Comedy Central will debut the World Premiere of “Weird Al” Yankovic Live! – The Alpocalypse Tour on Saturday, October 1st at 9pm. The Alpocalypse Tour stand up comedy concert will be released on DVD Blu-ray and digital download via Comedy Central Home Entertainment in North America on October 4.
Stand up comedian Paula Poundstone is going to bring of her unusual attire and her humor at the Egyptian Theatre, Idaho on Friday, September 23. The gates to Paula Poundstone’s stand up comedy show open at 8 p.m.
The comedy roast of Charlie Sheen took place. It will be aired on the 19th of September at 10 p.m. ET/PT. In total, nine roasters took on Charlie Sheen and jokes ranged from the fact that he lost he's job on Two and a half Men to prostitutes and drugs. Even Charlie Sheen's children came up in a few jokes.
Famous stand up comedians will gather on Wednesday, September 21 at the Bowery Poetry Club to benefit the October 2011 Coalition. The show will start at 6 p.m. and there will be stand up comedy performances from comedians like Janine Brito, Lee Camp, Negin Farsad, John Fugelsang and Jamie Kilstein. This night of political comedy will be hosted by Dennis Trainor Jr.
On November 9, the Beacon Theatre will be filled with top class stand up comedians like Jim Gaffigan, Ricky Gervais, Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart, and the Max Weinberg Big Band. The event is called Stand Up for Heroes and it has as purpose to raise funds to help injured service members and their families as they return to their communities.
Stand up comedian Jo Brand is the head line act for a comedy night in the benefit of the UK’s International Animal Rescue (IAR). The event hosted by the self titled “king of light entertainment” Lenny Beige is being held at the Leicester Square Theatre on Friday, September 23. The doors open at 8 p.m.
Stand up comedian Russell Brand is known for his unconventional brand of stand up comedy. He is not afraid to offend and this time, his target was the paralympic athletes, which Brand said they have “novelty value”.
Stand up comedian Lewis Black is going to release a new comedy CD on September 27. The Prophet is one of Black’s earliest recorded comedic performances, taped in 1990. Now you have the chance to witness the birth of one of the most famous stand up comedians of today.
Stand up comedian Louis C.K. is going to perform a stand up comedy concert at the Durham Performing Arts Center. The star, director, writer and editor of the FX comedy series Louie will stand up at the Durnham Performing Arts Center on October 21.
The freshly released stand up comedy movie got Kevin Hart $2 million in its opening weekend. Kevin Hart’s Laugh at My Pain stand up comedy movie was a great hit at the US box office. Even if the stand up comedy movie Laugh at My Pain only opened in 99 cinemas, it produced an average of $20,000 per screen.
Stand up comedian, satirist and impressionist Don Friesen is going to perform one of his high energy shows on Tuesday, September 13 at the Napa Valley Opera House. Doors to the Don Friesen comedy show open at 7:30 and the audience have to expect the stand up comedian t perform his satire of his life as a suburban husband and father of two trying to get through the day with a little money in the bank and a bit of dignity intact. All of this comes in a pack with a mix of eclectic impressions including John Lithgow, Gary Busey and Dr. Phil.
Comedy Central will release the very first stand up comedy video by Nick Kroll on September 13. Nick Kroll: Thank You Very Cool DVD will be released on the same day with the premiere of new episodes of The League on FX, the TV show the stand up comedian is famous for.
Even if actor and comedian Chris Tuck has been of the radar for quite a while now, he is up for two new movies: David O. Russell’s The Silver Lining’s Playbook and Akiva Schaffer’s Neighborhood Watch, according to Variety. The comedian also started doing stand up comedy again this year.
Stand up comedian Michael Ian Black is currently on a comedy tour called Black Is White and he is going to perform in Charleston at Theatre 99 on September 10. Michael Ian Black will perform two stand up comedy shows, one at 8 p.m. and the other at 10 p.m.
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.
Comedian T.J. Miller is going to release a comedy rap album called The Extended Play EP on September 13. Best known for his roles in Cloverfield, She’s Out Of My League, and Yogi Bear, Miller shows of his talents in this amazing hip-hop/pop/folk album filled with galore, great beats, and funny lyrics.
Patton Oswalt’s new stand up comedy CD will be released in conjunction with Oswalt's Showtime special, which premiered on Monday, September 5, of the same name. The special will also air on Comedy Central next year. Finest Hour stand up comedy album is his fourth and will be released by Comedy Central Records on Tuesday, September 20th.
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.