Comedy Performance

Tiffany Haddish, stability mark ABC's 2019-20 schedule

May 15, 2019

ABC is launching a spinoff of its comedy "black-ish" this fall, one of a handful of new shows coming to the network in the 2019-20 season.

End of 'Big Bang' stirs debate over future of TV comedies

May 13, 2019

The end of 'The Big Bang Theory' means the beginning of a familiar debate: is the traditional sitcom, complete with laugh track, a thing of the past

Hugs, tears mark taping of final 'Big Bang Theory' episode

May 1, 2019

Hugs and tears punctuated the final taping of "The Big Bang Theory," a lovefest for its stars, crew and audience alike

Police-shooting drama brings young actress into spotlight

Apr 26, 2019

CBS' limited drama series "The Red Line" features a young actress who had imagined her TV debut might be in a comedy

UK standup comedian Ian Cognito dies onstage during show

Apr 12, 2019

British standup comedian Ian Cognito has died on stage during a gig

Comedian Hannah Gadsby plots new US tour this spring, summer

Apr 8, 2019

Comedian Hannah Gadsby is following last year's breakout Netflix stand-up special with a new U.S. tour that has stops in San Francisco and ends in New York this summer

John Leguizamo to tour with his 'Latin History for Morons'

Apr 1, 2019

John Leguizamo is taking his irreverent one-man comedy show about Latin history on the road for a 12-state tour

YouTube star Lilly Singh to host NBC late-night show

Mar 15, 2019

NBC is shaking up late-night TV, giving Carson Daly's slot to a woman of color who's a star on YouTube

Broadcasters aren't succumbing to Netflix era

Feb 27, 2019

Top television executives say they're not giving up in the face of what has become the Netflix era

Ego, publicity at stake when stars and TV critics meet

Feb 21, 2019

Ego and publicity are always at stake when the twice-annual Television Critics Association meets

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