Comedy Performance

Creepy character from 'Atlanta' appears in crowd at Emmys

Sep 18, 2018

A creepy, whiteface character from the FX hit series "Atlanta" has been seated in the front row and taking selfies at the Emmy Awards

Packed fall TV brings Julia Roberts, life after 'Roseanne'

Sep 13, 2018

The fall TV season that kicks off next week has something in common with movies: the same big-name actors

Roy Moore sues Sacha Baron Cohen over 'defamatory' TV prank

Sep 5, 2018

Failed U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore is suing comedian Sacha Baron Cohen for defamation after being pranked on the actor's television show

Neil Simon, Broadway's master of comedy, dies at 91

Aug 26, 2018

Playwright Neil Simon, a master of comedy whose laugh-filled hits such as "The Odd Couple," "Barefoot in the Park" and his "Brighton Beach" trilogy dominated Broadway for decades, has died at age 91

CBS' 'The Big Bang Theory' to end in 2019 after 12 seasons

Aug 22, 2018

The upcoming 12th season of CBS' 'The Big Bang Theory' will be the last, the network announced Wednesday

Comedian Andy Gross stirs outrage at Purdue University

Aug 19, 2018

Comedian Andy Gross stirred outrage at Indiana's Purdue University, which says the Los Angeles-based performer's act during a student orientation was inappropriate

Post-'SNL,' Killam relishes challenge of 1 character

Aug 8, 2018

Taran Killam bounced from one character to the next on "Saturday Night Live," tossing out impersonations of everyone from Brad Pitt to Eminem to Matthew McConaughey

'Facts of Life' star Charlotte Rae dies at 92

Aug 6, 2018

Charlotte Rae, who played a wise and caring housemother to a brood of teenage girls on the long-running sitcom "The Facts of Life," has died at age 92.

Tim Allen: Expect centrist 'Last Man,' not vocal Trump fan

Aug 3, 2018

"Last Man Standing" isn't rushing to pick up the "Roseanne" pro-Trump mantle when it starts life at its new network this fall

Serious about laughter, National Comedy Center ready to open

Jul 30, 2018

The National Comedy Center opening in August is part museum, part hall of fame and part video arcade, letting visitors move through displays of comedic artifacts to more than 50 immersive exhibits

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