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Stand-up comedy => Kevin Pollak's "The Littlest Suspect" special premieres on Showtime

Kevin Pollak's "The Littlest Suspect" special premieres on Showtime

Monday, 21 February 2011

The 1-hour stand up special "The Littlest Suspect" starring actor and comedian Kevin Pollak will premiere on Thursday, July 29 on Showtime.

Stand-up comedy => Jeff Dunham, Jerry Seinfeld and George Lopez in Top 10 World's Most Powerful Comedians

Jeff Dunham, Jerry Seinfeld and George Lopez in Top 10 World's Most Powerful Comedians

Sunday, 20 February 2011

Jeff Dunham, Jerry Seinfeld and George Lopez are listed in Top 10 The World's Most Powerful Comedians, culled from Forbes' Celebrity 100.

Stand-up comedy => FOX Running Wilde brings together David Cross and Will Arnett

FOX Running Wilde brings together David Cross and Will Arnett

Sunday, 20 February 2011

Comedian David Cross has signed up to join the new series on FOX Running Wilde, which will air this fall.

Stand-up comedy => Believe: The Eddie Izzard Story - nominated for an Emmy Award

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

Sunday, 20 February 2011

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

Stand-up comedy => Jim Breuer is coming to Bay Street Theatre

Jim Breuer is coming to Bay Street Theatre

Sunday, 20 February 2011

Jim Breuer is returning to the Bay Street Theatre on Monday, July 26, 2010.

Stand-up comedy => Carlos Mencia criticizes New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg

Carlos Mencia criticizes New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg

Saturday, 19 February 2011

Carlos Mencia criticized New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg for his decision to allow Muslims build a mosque at Ground Zero.

Stand-up comedy => Judy Gold to perform at Rehoboth Beach!

Judy Gold to perform at Rehoboth Beach!

Saturday, 19 February 2011

Comedian Judy Gold will perform on July 20 and 21, at the Rehoboth Beach Theatre of the Arts, 20 Baltimore Ave., Rehoboth Beach.

Stand-up comedy => Jeff Dunham's Identity Crisis Tour will return to Las Cruces, NM

Jeff Dunham's Identity Crisis Tour will return to Las Cruces, NM

Friday, 18 February 2011

Jeff Dunham's tour Identity Crisis will return to Las Cruces, New Mexico, for a show on December 2, 2010, according to the comedian's official website.

Stand-up comedy => Carlos Mencia returns to the Comic Strip

Carlos Mencia returns to the Comic Strip

Friday, 18 February 2011

Comedian Carlos Mencia will return to the Comic Strip, El Paso for a rare club appearance on August 10, 2010.

Stand-up comedy => Doug Stanhope: "All comedy courses are scams  "

Doug Stanhope: "All comedy courses are scams "

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Doug Stanhope stirred up the comedy community, after putting a label on comedy courses, stating that these are "raging scams" and the people who run them are parasites.

Stand-up comedy => Jimmy Carr to perform in Bournemouth

Jimmy Carr to perform in Bournemouth

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Jimmy Carr will perform at the Bournemouth International Centre on Exeter Road on August 13th and 14th, as part of his comedy tour across the UK, including Grat Yarmouth, Aberdeen, Taunton or Norwich.

Stand-up comedy => Russell Brand - The Most Eccentric Celebrity

Russell Brand - The Most Eccentric Celebrity

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Russell Brand has been voted the most eccentric celebrity in a poll by online bank First Direct.

Stand-up comedy => Comedian Howie Mandel to perform at SOEC

Comedian Howie Mandel to perform at SOEC

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Comedian Howie Mandel will perform at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, on Friday, September 3, 2010.

Stand-up comedy => Craig Shoemaker brings his comedy to Bananas this weekend

Craig Shoemaker brings his comedy to Bananas this weekend

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Comedian Craig Shoemaker will perform this weekend in Hasbrouck Heights, at the Bananas Comedy Club.

Stand-up comedy => Jeff Dunham's Identity Crisis tour is coming to North Little Rock

Jeff Dunham's Identity Crisis tour is coming to North Little Rock

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

On Sunday, July 18, Jeff Dunham's Identity Crisis tour is coming to North Little Rock's Verizon Arena, Arkansas.

Stand-up comedy => Ricky Gervais had difficulties with Curb role

Ricky Gervais had difficulties with Curb role

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Ricky Gervais has revealed he had some difficulties shooting scenes with Larry David for Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Stand-up comedy => Joan Rivers attacked on Twitter by Lindsay Lohan's ex girlfriend

Joan Rivers attacked on Twitter by Lindsay Lohan's ex girlfriend

Monday, 14 February 2011

Comedian Joan Rivers joked on Twitter about Lindsay Lohan's sentence and didn't last long until Samantha Ronson, Lindsay Lohan's ex-girlfirend came to her defense.

Stand-up comedy => Martin Lawrence tied the knot with his longtime love

Martin Lawrence tied the knot with his longtime love

Monday, 14 February 2011

Martin Lawrence has married Shamicka Gibbs, his longtime love and mother of his two daughters Lyana and Ameria (aged 9 and 7).

Stand-up comedy => Mitch Hedberg to be honoured at Paramount Theatre

Mitch Hedberg to be honoured at Paramount Theatre

Monday, 14 February 2011

On August 12, Mitch Hedberg's widow Lynn Shawcroft and his parents Arne and Mary Hedberg will appear on stage at he Paramount Theatre, in Anderson, Indiana, during the event created to honour the talented comedian that was Mitch Hedberg.

Stand-up comedy => Chris Rock and Adam Sandler teamed up to produce Richard Pryor biopic

Chris Rock and Adam Sandler teamed up to produce Richard Pryor biopic

Tuesday, 08 March 2011

Chris Rock and Adam Sandler teamed up to produce a Richard Pryor biopic "Is It Something I Said?", a big-screen movie that will follow the legendary comedian's controversial life.

Stand-up comedy => Russell Peters to perform at Blaisdell Arena

Russell Peters to perform at Blaisdell Arena

Monday, 07 February 2011

Russell Peters will perform on November 27, at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center Concert Hall, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Stand-up comedy => Comedian Jo Koy signs deal with WBTV

Comedian Jo Koy signs deal with WBTV

Monday, 07 March 2011

Comedian Jo Koy signed a talent deal with Warner Bros TV, to create a sitcom based on Jo Koy's stand up comedy.

Stand-up comedy => Comedian Steve Byrne to perform at Fat Fish Blue

Comedian Steve Byrne to perform at Fat Fish Blue

Monday, 07 March 2011

From July 8 through July 11, comedian Steve Byrne will perform at Fat Fish Blue of the Funny Bone, this being his first stand up comedy performance in Toledo.

Stand-up comedy => Russell Peters to host two galas at Just For Laughs Festival

Russell Peters to host two galas at Just For Laughs Festival

Sunday, 06 March 2011

Friday, July 9th, comedian Russell Peters will host two galas at Toronto's Just For Laughs Festival.

Stand-up comedy => Stand up comedian Dave Chappelle "freaked out" during flight

Stand up comedian Dave Chappelle "freaked out" during flight

Sunday, 06 March 2011

Dave Chappelle was declared a flight risk on a private jet and forced the crew to perform an emergency landing.

Stand-up comedy => Case Against Comedian Andy Dick goes to Grand Jury

Case Against Comedian Andy Dick goes to Grand Jury

Saturday, 05 March 2011

The case against comedian Andy Dick is moving forward, the magistrate John McCallister deciding to move the case to the grand jury.

Stand-up comedy => Joan Rivers sued by her former manager

Joan Rivers sued by her former manager

Saturday, 05 March 2011

Comedienne Joan Rivers was sued by her former manager, William Sammeth, who is claiming that she had defamed him in her documentary "A Piece of Work".

Stand-up comedy => Comedian Daniel Tosh hits the road on U.S. tour

Comedian Daniel Tosh hits the road on U.S. tour

Saturday, 05 March 2011

Comedian Daniel Tosh will be on the road from this fall, starting a U.S. tour and will perform in over 60 cities.

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

Saturday, 05 March 2011

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

Stand-up comedy => Sarah Silverman stands up for healthier school lunches

Sarah Silverman stands up for healthier school lunches

Saturday, 05 March 2011

Sarah Silverman joins the fight for healthier scool lunches, by urging Congress to support the Healthy School Meals Act of 2010, the bill that will offer schools the choice of serving healthier meals.

Stand-up comedy => Russell Peters awards the Russell Peters North Peel Scholarship

Russell Peters awards the Russell Peters North Peel Scholarship

Thursday, 03 March 2011

Russell Peters awarded student Randy Adams with the first Russell Peters North Peel Scolarship.

Stand-up comedy => Larry the Cable Guy among attractions at golf charity  event

Larry the Cable Guy among attractions at golf charity event

Thursday, 03 March 2011

Comedian Larry the Cable Guy will perform on July 24, at The Country Club of Brewton in Brewton, Ala.

Stand-up comedy => Ellen DeGeneres - another book deal

Ellen DeGeneres - another book deal

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

The comedian Ellen DeGeneres landed a new book deal, selling un untitled yet book to Grand Central Publications., part of the HAchette Book Group.

Stand-up comedy => Don Rickles to perform at Mystic Lake

Don Rickles to perform at Mystic Lake

Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Don Rickles will bring his comedy show to Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, on September 26. Don Rickles, 84, began his comedy career in the late 1940s and he is still an hard working guy: doing stand up comedy and appearing in several television show and movies.

Stand-up comedy => Jerry Seinfeld to perform at Hamilton Place

Jerry Seinfeld to perform at Hamilton Place

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Jerry Seinfeld will return at the Hamilton Place, for the first time in five years.

Stand-up comedy => Bill Maher to play in Las Vegas

Bill Maher to play in Las Vegas

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Bill Maher, the well-known stand up comedian, political commentator and host of the tv show "Real Time with Bill Maher", will return to the Las Vegas's Orelans Showroom in July.

Stand-up comedy => Janeane Garofalo stand up "If You Will" to be released on Blu-ray

Janeane Garofalo stand up "If You Will" to be released on Blu-ray

Thursday, 23 June 2011

Janeane Garofalo's stand-up, If You Will: Live in Seattle, will be realeased on Blu-ray disc on September 14 as Entertainment planned.

Stand-up comedy => World Series of Comedy Competition returns in September!

World Series of Comedy Competition returns in September!

Tuesday, 21 June 2011

World Series of Comedy will return on September 20-25, in Las Vegas, and promises over 20 weeks of paid work and a CD recording deal for the winner stand up comedian.

Stand-up comedy => Jay Leno's video from 1984 to be released in July

Jay Leno's video from 1984 to be released in July

Saturday, 11 June 2011

On the 13th of July, Jay Leno's first comedy show back in 1984, will hit stores, the DVD being released by Xenon Pictures, under the title "The 1984 Los Angeles Comedy Competition with Host Jay Leno".

Stand-up comedy => Pablo Francisco's stand up at the Dayton Funny Bone!

Pablo Francisco's stand up at the Dayton Funny Bone!

Thursday, 09 June 2011

From June 17th to the 20th, the great comedian Pablo Francisco will take the stage every night at Dayton Funny Bone.

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