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Richard Pryor’s Daughter, Rain Pryor Announces Comedy Series Based On Her Life

Rain Pryor has officially teamed up with TV maverick, Norman Lear to help produce a comedy series based on Rain’s one-woman show, ‘Fried Chicken and Latkes’. For those out of the loop, Rain has been traveling with her one-woman show in recent years and has received rave reviews. The current project doesn’t have a…

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SXSW Announces Comedy Festival Line Up: To Feature Roy Wood Jr., Robin Thede, Jermaine Fowler, And More

Today, SXSW revealed the list of comedic talents who will hit Austin as the annual festival’s comedy lineup. According to a press release (below), we will see a combination of performances, discussions, original programming, along with panel discussions. South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 9-18, 2018) has announced…

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Chris D’Elia Announces 2018 Tour, ‘Follow The Leader’

Chris D’Elia is ready to give his fans another dose of fresh material for the stage as he has announced, The Follow The Leader tour. Today in a post on his Instagram D’Elia shared that his new tour will feature all new material and that he will be announcing more…

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Comedy Central Announces “Chappelle Day” on New Year’s Day  

Assemble. Your. Crew. As if blessing us with 2 brand-new specials on New Year’s Eve wasn’t enough, the comedy gods have struck again. It was announced that Comedy Central will be airing every episode of Chappelle’s Show in chronological order on January 1st. If by any far-fetched chance you were…

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Comedy Hype Announces Series ‘Roast Car’, Start Watching The Competition

We’re excited to begin rolling out our newest series, #RoastCar on Comedy Hype. The series is based on the art of roasting and trash-talking ability. With Atlanta-based comedian Wellington Juku as the series host, we look to find the world’s best roasters. We’ve partnered with the known roasting league The…

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Roy Wood Jr. Announces His Departure From The New Kiss 104.1

This week we are officially kicking of Roy Wood Jr. Week across Comedy Hype. We had the pleasure of catching up with Roy as he did several shows in Atlanta, GA at The Punchline Comedy Club. What this means is you will be able to see a clip from our…

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Russell Simmons Announces Departure From Companies Amid New Allegations: What Does This Mean For His Comedy Ventures?

Russell Simmons is and will always be known as one of the leading voices in urban comedy. Today, a woman named Jenny Lumet revealed she was sexually assaulted by Simmons which now appears to have prompted the mogul to step away from his companies. Allegations against Simmons started this month when a model…

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Tiffany Haddish Announces Cities & Dates For The ‘She Ready Tour’

Tiffany Haddish is about to embark on her largest national comedy tour. Fresh off her appearance on SNL and Girls Trip, the loved comedian will now kick off her She Ready Tour starting today. Haddish has announced 31 different stops you can catch her at and we got them all…

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Natasha Leggero Announces She’s Pregnant With Her First Child

Before her visit to The Late Show, Natasha Leggero shared that she is now an expected mom to be. The stand-up comedian and her husband-comedian Moshe Kasher are having their first child together. During her visit, Leggero went to talk about her pregnancy, Moshe, and the series ‘Dice’ on Showtime….

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Issa Rae Announces She’s A ‘Covergirl’

Issa Rae is finally growing out of that awkward phase. The Insecure star recently announced she is one of the latest celebrities to be snatched up by beauty brand Covergirl. This is exciting to witness for the self declared ‘Awkward Black Girl’ who just wrapped up season 2 of her…