Garry Shandling, Iconic Comedian and Writer, Dies at 66 From Massive Coronary Embolism

Written By James Lang

Garry Shandling passed away today after suffering a massive heart attack in Los Angeles, according to The Daily Mail.

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Shandling, best known for guest-hosting The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, started his career in advertising, working for an ad agency in Los Angeles. While in LA, he successfully sold a script to NBC for an episode of Sanford and Sons. After suffering a terrible accident in 1977, he made the life-altering decision to pursue a career in comedy full-time. read more

Funniest Moments from the 2016 Oscars

by James Lang

More than 34 million people tuned-in to watch the Oscars this year. While that might sound like a lot, unfortunately it’s an eight year low for one of Hollywood’s most revered franchises. Don’t worry though, if you were one of the people tuned out this year, we’ve got you covered! Here’s a couple of the funniest moments from this year’s Oscars (a.k.a. The White People’s Choice Awards).

Chris Rock’s Killer Monologue

Wow, Chris Rock nailed his duties as host of this year’s Oscars. He was both edgy and hilarious, while still seriously acknowledging the concerns of organizations like “Black Lives Matter”; multiple minority celebrities and organizations decried the fact that this year’s Oscars neglected to include a single black actor or actress among their nominees. Chris Rock’s initial tweet after the nominations were announced, and his monologue perfectly held Hollywood’s feet to the fire while giving the television audience more than a few laughs at the expense of the celebrities seated around the stage. read more

Big Jay Oakerson Tapes New Crowd Work Series for NBC Seeso

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Written by Cate Misczuk

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Big Jay Oakerson Launching Original Series with NBC Universal

Big Jay Oakerson is launching his own original series alongside NBC’s premiere of Seeso, a brand new comedy streaming service airing early next year. The show’s called: What’s Your Fucking Deal, and it’s where Oakerson will get the chance to highlight his brutally funny crowd work alongside co-host Ardie Fuqua.

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Now, the show may be new, but the concept has been years in the making. Oakerson says him and Fuqua used to try and find new ways to entertain the crowd after a long night of jokes. The duo would grab the last set, one would stay on stage, the other would head into the crowd — and from there they would just talk, and along the way pick on some audience members they’d made friends with throughout the night. Oakerson and Fuqua went on to do the show at the Montreal Just for Laughs comedy festival a couple years back and impressed many. They later went on to pitch, and sell the show to NBC Universal, which will air the show exclusively on Seeso this coming January. read more

Twitter campaign #RacismIsntFunny SNL to drop Donald Trump

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Written by Joseph Santiago
Entertainment Editor of Best Comedy Tickets

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It’s has been inked and scheduled that Donald Trump is to host Saturday Night Live. As we come closer to the date, more and more people are taken to Twitter with the hashtag #RacismIsntFunny, they have created a petition to give Donald Trump the boot from hosting the popular SNL show.

The hashtag is connected with his racial remarks that Donald Trump made back in June, when he went public that he would be running to be the next president of the United States. read more

Hillary Clinton Shows a Humor on ‘Saturday Night Live

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Written By Joseph Santiago
hillary clinton SNLIt seems there is currently no stopping Hillary Clinton especially when she appeared on last Saturday’s season premiere Saturday Night Live. Hillary flawlessly took on the role of a friendly bartender who went by the name of Val. In the Irish themed pub, Hillary was seen in character serving familiar cast member Kate McKinnon, who was set out to impersonate her. “I needed to blow off some steam. I have had a hard couple of 22 years” Kate began as she took on the role of impersonation Hillary. Not only was Hillary Clinton teamed up with Kate McKinnon, but popular pop princess Miley Cyrus also featured on the show as Saturday Night Live’s host for the evening and also performed as musical guest during the show. And if that wasn’t enough Miley also appeared for a brief moment in the Clinton sketch as a friendly bar patron. read more

Tracy Morgan to Host ‘Saturday Night Live’ Since Car Accident

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Written by Joseph Santiago I August 17, 2015

Tracy will be making his comeback in a return to his old stomping grounds. He will be host “Saturday Night Live”. It’s been more then 1 year after Tracy Morgan was injured in car accident with a Walmart Truck. In his first performance since the devastating accident that left Tracy Morgan In Critical Condition. NBC commented Monday August 17th, 2015 that Mr. Morgan a former “Saturday Night Live” Alumni is appointed to host “SNL”. This upcoming show will be Oct 17. Tracy Morgan recently said in an interview on the NBC’s “Today” Show this past June he hopes to return to the comedy stages when he ready and able, adding “When I’m there, you’ll know it. I’ll get back to making you laugh. I promise you.” read more

Shakir Standley (Last Comic Standing) Attempts Stand-Up on A Train

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Part of being a comic is knowing the right time and place for sharing your talents with the people around you. As Shakir Standley (from Last Comic Standing) found out, a packed train car with a captive audience may not be the best place to launch into a set.

As a current finalist on NBC’s hit show, Last Comic Standing, Shakir shared his hilarious experience with the audience. It worked, as he’s survived yet another round.

http://www.nbc.com/last-comic-standing/video/shakir-standley-the-invitationals-set/2887918 read more

Jay Leno Reportedly New CNBC Show About Cars

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Jay Leno is coating up his first TV facilitating gig since leaving The Tonight Show in February, and he’s staying in the NBC Universal crew.

Leno is near an arrangement to have another show for CNBC.. The show will concentrate on Leno’s long-lasting adoration for autos and will air during primetime.

Arriving Leno is an overthrow for CNBC. The system, known for monetary news, has experienced low appraisals amid its conventional daytime programming however has had achievement widening its viewership via airing reality shows like The Profit and Restaurant Startup in primetime. Its greatest draw is reruns of budgetary amusement show Shark Tank, which have performed extremely well for the system. read more