Tag: Comedy Central

Trump Impersonator Gets Comedy Central Late-Night Show

Comedy Central has ordered a new late-night show specifically aimed at taking on President Donald Trump. The President Show will premiere on Thursday, April 27 at 11:30 p.m., following The Daily Show, and will feature comedian and expert Trump impersonator Anthony Atamanuik as host of the weekly program. “Laughing at the President is a proud…

THE UNBLACKENING: Failing Comedy Central Cancels Larry Wilmore

Comedy Central announced Monday it is canceling Larry Wilmore’s The Nightly Show, and the last episode will air on Thursday. Comedy Central President Kent Alterman said the show has not been resonating with the network’s audience. “Even though we’ve given it a year and a half, we’ve been hoping against hope that it would start…

Trevor Noah Recalls Emergency Appendectomy Trip [VIDEO]

Trevor Noah is back to “The Daily Show” after experience first hand Health Care in America over an emergency appendectomy, he was taken to the emergency room Tuesday with abdominal pain. “Although I don’t know if ’emergency room’ is the right term, because they make you wait,” he said. “I feel like there should be…

Larry Wilmore on the Walter Scott Murder by Cop

Larry Wilmore used his platform The Nightly Show on Comedy Central to address the Walter Scott murder by Officer Michael Slager. “A white cop has been charged in the killing of an unarmed black man. In the cop’s defense, he had no idea it was on video. For the record, this crazy black thug was…

Samantha Bee from Daily Show To Get Her Own Show on TBS

Another start leaves Comedy Central. TBS announced on Thursday that the longtime correspondent of “The Daily Show” will be heading to the cable network for her own show. Bee will serve as both host and executive producer of the new series. The series is still in the early stages of development, but according to TBS…

Jon Stewart Stepping Down from ‘The Daily Show’ [VIDEO]

Stewart told his audience Tuesday that he’ll step down from Comedy Central’s The Daily Show by the end of this year. The network confirmed his planned exit with a statement from president Michele Ganeless: “For the better part of the last two decades, I have had the incredible honor and privilege of working with Jon…

John Oliver Leaving ‘The Daily Show’ To Star In HBO Talk Show

John Oliver is ending his longtime stint on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” to star in his own weekly talk show on HBO, according to multiple reports. “I’m incredibly excited to be joining HBO, especially as I presume this means I get free HBO now,” Oliver said in a statement. “I want to thank…