Comedy Performance

'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

Report: 5 women accuse Louis C.K. of sexual misconduct

Nov 9, 2017

Comedian Louis C.K. is accused of sexual misconduct, including masturbating in front of them, in a New York Times report

Andy Cohen to replace Kathy Griffin on CNN on New Year's Eve

Oct 11, 2017

CNN says Anderson Cooper will co-host its New Year's Eve celebration with Andy Cohen, host of Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live."

Catholic school demands apology from Nick Cannon for show

Oct 5, 2017

Comedian Nick Cannon says he won't apologize for his performance during a New Jersey Catholic university's homecoming weekend

New season of 'SNL' roars back by mocking Donald Trump early

Oct 1, 2017

The new season of "Saturday Night Live" kicked off with Alec Baldwin mocking President Donald Trump over his response to the hurricane that devastated Puerto Rico, the NFL and his frustration with the attorney general

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