Chris Distefano’s Comedy Central Contract Could Be a Game Changer

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Written By Joseph Santiago

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Chris Distefano’s new general deal with Comedy Central could function as a blueprint for future deals for top comedians to aspire to lock.

The agreement with Comedy Central carries a second-hour special, an animated show, an unscripted series along with also the continuation of his Friday night interstitial series Stupid Questions with Chris Distefano, in addition to first look at content created/developed for any Comedy Central platform.

The venture comes after the 34-year-old, New York-based comedian had seven pilots not to make it into the air within the last several years, including a for CBS based on his lifetime together with Chaz Palminteri (A Bronx Tale) playing his dad. He also co-created the former job with How I Met Your Mother founders Carter Bays and Craig Thomas. read more

Good Heroin, Women, and Dave Ross

Written by Gary Miller

We, the website known as BestComedyTickets, we highly endorse anyone sitting down at a computer and finding time to enjoy well produced comedy. We love comedy. We’re a comedy website. We love laughter. We love when people get out of the house and see a show, but if you feel like letting your browser guide you to some form of gut busting form of funny. We have you covered for this week.  We’ll start by telling you that you should take the time to watch all of Women’s sketches, if you feel the need to come back to this article afterwards do so. We won’t be mad at you, Mr. or Ms. Reader wandering off into the WWW. That’s the wilderness of the wild web of the world. We’ll be right here waiting. When you come back you can get to know one of the members of Women, a fantastic comedian by the name of Dave Ross. read more

Amy Schumer Apologizes to Comedy Fans After Maine Show

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Written by Joseph Santiago
Entertainment Editor, Best Comedy Tickets

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Stand Up Comedian Amy Schumer had a show November 07 2015 in Maine. She  recently apologized for her shortened stand up comedy show.  Schumer blames her inexperience with bigger venues and stated it was a “Rookie Mistake”

Schumer has grown into a huge stand up sensation in recent years. She recently started in Hollywood Blockbuster Trainwreck. The stand up comedian performed two sets in Portland at the Cross Insurance Area. The audience become upset after she only performed on the stage for 35 minutes before the opening act. read more

Trevor Noah has Emergency Surgery

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Written by Joseph Santiago

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The Daily Show will be airing rerun tonight. The host Trevor Noah will be in the hospital with an emergency appendectomy. The magazine Variety reported that the show should be back the following day.

The network Comedy Central made the announcement “Trevor Noah underwent an emergency appendectomy early this morning. We’re happy to report the procedure went well and he is currently recuperating from the surgery,” the statement said. “As a result, ‘The Daily Show’ will air an encore tonight. We expect he and the show will be back with an original episode tomorrow.” read more

DANIEL TOSH GAMBLES TO HELP PAY FRIEND’S MEDICAL BILLS AND WINS

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Comedian Daniel Tosh is doing his part to make the world a better place. He’s had a busy week dominating the internet, as usual.

Daniel Tosh recently did a shot for shot remake of a Selena Gomez’s “Good For You” with an appearance by Carrot Top as A$AP Rocky. Tosh writhed on the couch in a silk robe and oozed sexuality, no word on whether Ms. Gomez is jealous or not. Besides being the sexiest Selena Gomez impersonator on the planet, Daniel Tosh is also supportive of his fellow comedians. read more

Hannibal Burress Is Unemployable

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Written By Gary Miller

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“Oh that ain’t workin’ that’s the way you do it

Get your money for nothin’ get your chicks for free.”

-Dire Straits “Money For Nothin”

Before he was a professional comedian, Eddy Murphy worked part time as a shoe-store clerk. A majority of aspiring comedians work day jobs to pay bills while honing their craft. Sam Kinnison worked as a preacher before he got his start as a comedian. Some comedians are fortunate enough to make it a full-time job and look back at their early jobs with amusement. A few keep jobs their entire lives while doing comedy. Some comedians, like Hannibal Burress, get right back into the working force for our entertainment. read more

Comedy Central Greenlights Motor City Detroiters

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Written by Gary Miller

Comedy Central Greenlights Sudeikis Backed Comedy

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Comedy Central is picking up Jason Sudeikis and Lorne Michaels produced series Detroiters. The project has been greenlit for a 10 episode run. Detroiters stars SNL writer Tim Robinson and Veep‘s Sam Richardson as Detroit natives seeking to renovate their city. Robinson and Richardson are both Detroit advertisers trying to bring back Detroit to the city it once was. The duo first performed together at Chicago’s Second City and evidence of their chemistry is shown behind the scenes as Detroiters is a project Richardson and Robinson co-created, co-wrote and executive produce with Joe Kelly and Zach Kanin. read more

How Amy Schumer Became Comedy Royalty

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Written by  Cate Misczuk

How Amy Schumer Went From Comedian To Movie Star

Amy Schumer has gone from a New York stand up comic to a household name in just a few short years. The Trainwreck star seemingly stepped into TV and movie stardom overnight, but her rise to fame hit actually hit few key milestones that have shaped her career.

Here’s the 3 moves that catapulted Schumer to comedy royalty … young comedians, take note.

She Filled A Niche

Amy Schumer is the voice of the modern 21st century woman. She is a feminist, brutally honest, and constantly pushing the boundaries with her social commentary. It’s the type of voice many American women were looking for, and has helped propel her popularity. read more

New York Comedy Festival Adds Comedy Show In Brooklyn

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Written by Joseph Santiago
Entertainment Editor, Best Comedy Tickets

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New York Comedy Festival has disclosed a many new additions to its 2015 comedy schedule, along with its first Brooklyn comedy show as well as panel talks with the comedy writers from “The Tonight Show” and “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore.”

The new addition will be taking place at Brooklyn’s Kings Theater, “Comedy Central Live” will include stand-up comedian Hannibal Buress and feature performer Nick Kroll, Natasha Leggero, John Mulaney and Jeff Ross, with more unannounced talent coming. The New York Comedy Festival show is scheduled for Nov. 13. read more

“The Fat Jew ‘Is Being Called Out for Plagiarism

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Written by Josh Rosen I August 18, 2015

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Josh Ostrovsky, aka The Fat Jew, is being roasted by comedians and entertainers for stealing jokes without permission.

‘The Fat Jew’ Josh Ostrovsky gets roasted on social media for stealing comedians jokes

And so it is upon us, the day where social media actually does something good. Josh Ostrovsky, AKA “The Fat Jew” has been absolutely demoralized the past couple of days on social media for stealing jokes online and taking credit for them. Ostrovksy, a 30 year old Jewish man who grew up on the upper west side of Manhattan, has been one of the largest instagram and twitter personalities on the planet due to his funny pictures, memes and gifs. Now it is coming to fruition that his content is merely regurgitated form other funny comics, and he is now paying the price for it. Comedy Central has announced they dropped their deal with him after half the internet chastised him for stealing. Seamless soon followed Comedy Central by stating that they have no further plans to work with him. read more