Samantha Bee, the host of “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee” on TBS says it’s been harder for her comedy writing team to mine the Democratic convention for material than it was the Republicans. “What better gift” than the “offensive” Donald…
By PBS NewsHour
Comedian and actor Jim Gaffigan says he knew immediately that his life had changed the first time he got up on stage and made fun of himself. He gives his Brief but Spectacular take on comedy as a profession.
By Joshua Barajas
The new African-American history museum in Washington, D.C. now plans to acknowledge the dozens of sexual allegations against comedian Bill Cosby in its exhibit on black entertainers and artists, Smithsonian officials announced Thursday.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
President Barack Obama will be Jerry Seinfeld's first guest when the seventh season of his online talk show, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," opens Dec. 30.
By Associated Press
NEW YORK -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will host NBC's "Saturday Night Live" next month, calling it a "great honor."…
Tickets to next week's Masses with Pope Francis in New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., went rapidly, but that doesn’t mean you can’t engage with the pope during his 2015 tour of the United States. You just need to have…
By Colleen Shalby
This year alone, Tig Notaro has done the comedy special “Knock Knock, It’s Tig Notaro” for Showtime, debuted a self-titled documentary on Netflix, and will release a one-hour stand-up special for HBO, “Boyish Girl Interrupted,” on Saturday.
Eighty years ago Saturday, William Penn Adair, better known as Will Rogers, an entertainer, humorist, political commentator and writer, died in a plane crash in Alaska.
By PBS NewsHour
Called the nation's "satirist in chief," Jon Stewart’s comedic rants and skewering of the daily news have had far-reaching influence on media and politics. Now he's leaving The Daily show after 16 years. Jeffrey Brown looks back at Stewart’s impact.
By Corinne Segal
As Jon Stewart prepares the leave "The Daily Show," we looked back at the moments the show and its alums crossed into the world of policy.
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