Comedy Performance

The godfather of comedy looks back on a lifetime of laughs

Dec 2, 2017

The man who opened America's first major comedy club is reflecting on a career that launched the careers of dozens of comedians, from Jay Leno to Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Kimmel, Senate candidate Roy Moore feud on Twitter

Dec 1, 2017

Late night host Jimmy Kimmel says he's open to fighting Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore in his home state of Alabama

HBO cuts ties with Russell Simmons amid second allegation

Nov 30, 2017

HBO has distanced itself from Russell Simmons following a second allegation that the music producer and entrepreneur sexually assaulted a young woman in the 1990s.

Steinem tries her hand at stand-up at Ms. foundation benefit

Nov 30, 2017

Feminist leader Gloria Steinem has tried her hand at stand-up comedy, taking the mic at a Manhattan club in the spirit of 'laughing our way to the revolution'

'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' portrays a marvelously funny woman

Nov 28, 2017

Amazon's new comedy-drama "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" is set in 1958, but it arrives with unsought timeliness

Franken says he let 'a lot of people down' with his behavior

Nov 27, 2017

A contrite Al Franken says he knows he "let a lot of people down" _ the people of Minnesota, Senate colleagues and staff _ amid accusations of sexually inappropriate behavior

Paul Reiser's new comedy recalls the world of Johnny Carson

Nov 22, 2017

Though you won't see Paul Reiser on Hulu's "There's . Johnny!," he is very much part of this comedy set behind the scenes at "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" circa 1972

Franken faces ethics probe after woman says he groped her

Nov 17, 2017

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken has apologized after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour and of posing for a photo with his hands on her chest

'Veep' production halted awaiting Louis-Dreyfus' treatment

Nov 16, 2017

A producer of "Veep" says filming of the HBO comedy has been postponed as its star, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, undergoes treatment for breast cancer

George Takei, Richard Dreyfuss respond in harassment scandal

Nov 11, 2017

George Takei, Richard Dreyfuss latest celebrities swept up in Hollywood sexual harassment, assault scandal

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