Comedy performance

January 30, 2018 - 2:49 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 Nielsen company said that the late-night comedy show reached 7.47 million viewers for this past weekend's show with Ferrell as host. It was the most-...
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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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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 - 9:53 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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FILE - In this June 8, 2017, file photo, actress Candice Bergen arrives at the 45th AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute to Diane Keaton in Los Angeles. CBS has given a 13-episode, series production commitment to a revival of "Murphy Brown," with Bergen reprising her role. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
January 24, 2018 - 6:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candice Bergen is returning to TV in a revival of "Murphy Brown," the agenda-setting 20th-century comedy. CBS said in a Wednesday announcement that it's ordered 13 episodes of the sitcom for its 2018-19 season. Diane English created the original series that starred Bergen as a...
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FILE - In this June 8, 2017, file photo, actress Candice Bergen arrives at the 45th AFI Life Achievement Award Tribute to Diane Keaton in Los Angeles. CBS has given a 13-episode, series production commitment to a revival of "Murphy Brown," with Bergen reprising her role. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
January 24, 2018 - 5:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candice Bergen is returning to TV in a revival of "Murphy Brown," the agenda-setting 20th-century comedy. CBS says in a Wednesday announcement that it's ordered 13 episodes of the sitcom for its 2018-19 season. Diane English created the original series that starred Bergen as a...
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Bill Cosby performs comedy at the LaRose Jazz Club in Philadelphia on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. It was his first public performance since his last tour ended amid protests in May 2015. Cosby has denied allegations from about 60 women that he drugged and molested them over five decades. He faces an April retrial in the only case to lead to criminal charges. (AP Photo/Michael R. Sisak)
January 23, 2018 - 6:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby is suddenly out and about in his hometown of Philadelphia in what legal experts say appears to be an effort by the comedian to rebuild his good-guy image ahead of his retrial on sexual assault charges in the spring. In the past two weeks, the 80-year-old Cosby emerged...
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