Latest Funny People Stories

2010-09-22 13:51:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- 20-year-old comedian/singer/songwriter/musician Bo Burnham's lyricism intertwined with creative stand-up has made him an Internet sensation. Now COMEDY CENTRAL brings viewers the World Premiere of "Bo Burnham: Words, Words, Words," a one-hour original stand-up special, debuting on Saturday, October 16 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. Burnham is the first performer to be presented as part of COMEDY CENTRAL's House of Comedy Live from House of Blues, a COMEDY...

2010-02-22 11:22:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Bo Burnham is blowin' up on the comedy scene. This 19-year old comedian/singer/songwriter/musician and Boston native is taking his tight rap skills intertwined with creatively executed stand-up to become the first comedian to kick off COMEDY CENTRAL's House of Comedy Live from House of Blues, a monthly COMEDY CENTRAL branded stand-up showcase in House of Blues venues nationwide. COMEDY CENTRAL is taping two one-hour stand-up specials from House of...

2010-01-04 11:53:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL is about to get up close and personal with Aziz Ansari. Filmed in front of a packed house at the Brentwood Theater in Los Angeles, the World Television Premiere of "Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening" debuts Sunday, January 17 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Coming off of his phenomenal breakout year, COMEDY CENTRAL is bringing critically-acclaimed comedian and actor Aziz Ansari ("Parks and Recreation," "Funny People") to the stage...

2009-11-17 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Critically acclaimed writer, director and producer Judd Apatow (The 40 Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up) will be making a special visit to the Funny or Die writers' room to answer fan-submitted questions on his latest film Funny People via a special live event on www.funnyordie.com on Wednesday, Nov 18 from 12:30 - 1:00 PM PT (3:30 -4:00 PM ET). Funny People takes audiences on a hilarious and revealing look at the world of stand-up comedy with the story of...

2009-10-21 08:00:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Critically-acclaimed writer, director and producer Judd Apatow (Knocked Up, The 40-Year-Old Virgin) takes audiences on a hilarious and revealing look at the world of stand-up comedy with the story of George Simmons, a famous comedian who is given a second chance at life in Funny People, coming to two-disc Blu-ray(TM) Hi-Def, two-disc Collector's Edition DVD, single-disc DVD and digital download on November 24, 2009 from Universal Studios...

2009-07-23 16:13:03

Seth Rogan and Judd Apatow have agreed to make their first appearance on the U.S. daytime chat show The View, ABC announced. The pair is expected to talk about their latest flick, Funny People, on the July 30 edition of the series. Rogan and Apatow previously collaborated on TV's Freaks and Geeks, as well as the movies The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up and Pineapple Express.

2009-07-16 14:32:00

NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Sit down for stand-up! COMEDY CENTRAL presents two original specials from acclaimed director Judd Apatow ("Knocked Up" and "40 Year Old Virgin") timed to coincide with the release of his new film "Funny People," which opens in theaters nationwide July 31. The one-hour, behind-the-scenes special, "Inside Funny People," world premieres on COMEDY CENTRAL Monday, July 20 at midnight. Then, on Friday, July 24 at 11:00 p.m. Judd Apatow, Seth Rogen and Adam...

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