Comedy performance

February 12, 2018 - 11:35 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marty Allen, the baby-faced, bug-eyed comedian with wild black hair who was a staple of TV variety shows, game shows and talk shows for decades, died Monday night. He was 95. Allen died in Las Vegas of complications from pneumonia with his wife and performing partner of the last...
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January 30, 2018 - 5:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Judging by the ratings, NBC will be happy to invite old friend Will Ferrell back to "Saturday Night Live" whenever he wants. The late-night comedy show reached 7.47 million viewers for this past weekend's show with Ferrell as host, the Nielsen company said. It was the most-watched...
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FILE - In this June 25, 2017 file photo, Leslie Jones speaks at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. Jones is joining NBC’s coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics as a contributor, reprising her role from the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. The network said Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, that Jones will attend Olympic events, meet athletes and spread her enthusiasm for the games on television and online. The games run Feb. 9-25. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
January 30, 2018 - 11:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Super fan Leslie Jones is returning to the Olympics. The "Saturday Night Live" comedian is joining NBC's coverage of the Pyeongchang Olympics as a contributor, reprising her role from the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. The network said Tuesday that Jones will attend Olympic events, meet...
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Dave Chappelle accepts the award for best comedy album for "The Age of Spin" and "Deep In The Heart Of Texas" at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
January 28, 2018 - 10:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The 60th Grammy Awards primetime broadcast featured no awards handed out for rock or R&B, but comedy — and Dave Chappelle — got the spotlight on music's biggest night. Chappelle won best comedy album for his first comedy album in more than 12 years: the double album to his first...
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Sam Rockwell, from left, Frances McDormand and Woody Harrelson, nominees for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture for "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri," introduce a clip from their film at the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Invision/AP)
January 22, 2018 - 12:13 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on Sunday's presentation of the Screen Actors Guild from the Shrine Auditorium (all times local): 9 p.m. The SAG Awards are over, but the after-party is giving nominees the chance to mingle and unwind. Robert De Niro held court on a couch in the center of the room and...
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Laurie Metcalf, from left, Greta Gerwig and Saoirse Ronan, winners of the award for best motion picture - musical or comedy for "Lady Bird" pose in the press room at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Ronan also accepted the award for best performance by an actress in a motion picture - musical or comedy for "Lady Bird". (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
January 08, 2018 - 4:41 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey gave a movement-defining speech. Natalie Portman threw shade at the all-male directing nominees — while presenting that award — and then Geena Davis did the same for the actors. Barbra Streisand scoffed at the bleak fact that she remains the only female...
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Media and crew prepare on the red carpet at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
January 08, 2018 - 8:55 am
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the presentation of the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California (all times local): 9:30 p.m. The newly minted Golden Globes winners had a good reason to stop by the official show after-party this year, and...
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Laura Dern, from left, Nicole Kidman, Zoe Kravitz, Reese Witherspoon and Shailene Woodley pose in the press room with the award for best television limited series or motion picture made for television for "Big Little Lies" at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
January 08, 2018 - 6:07 am
With a red carpet dyed black by actresses dressed in a color-coordinated statement, the Golden Globes were transformed into an A-list expression of female empowerment in the post-Harvey Weinstein era. Oprah Winfrey led the charge. "For too long women have not been heard or believed if they dared to...
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FILE- In this April 11, 1963, file photo, standing from left, Morey Amsterdam, Rose Marie, and Richard Deacon, and Dick Van Dyke, right, gather around Carl Reiner, in barber chair during a rehearsal of an episode for the "The Dick Van Dyke Show." Family spokesman Harlan Boll said Marie, the wisecracking Sally Rogers of “The Dick Van Dyke Show,” died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. She was 94. (AP Photo/David F. Smith, File)
December 29, 2017 - 3:21 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rose Marie chafed at being a supporting player in the shadow of Mary Tyler Moore's fetching suburban housewife on "The Dick Van Dyke Show." But it was as feisty comedy writer Sally Rogers that Marie stretched the narrow confines of how women were portrayed on TV in the mid-20th...
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This image released by A24 shows Dave Franco, left, and James Franco in a scene from "The Disaster Artist." On Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, James Franco was nominated for a Golden Globe for best actor in a motion picture comedy or musical for his role in the film. The 75th Golden Globe Awards will be held on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 on NBC. (Justina Mintz/A24 via AP)
December 11, 2017 - 12:44 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on nominations for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards (all times local): 9:40 a.m. Fresh off hosting "Saturday Night Live," James Franco was planning to spend his Monday morning surfing. Instead, he awoke before dawn to watch the Golden Globe Awards nominations...
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