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Amanda Seales has officially released her political comedy documentary, 'In Amanda We Trust,' available for a limited time only.

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Maya Rudolph brought her Oprah Winfrey impression from “Saturday Night Live” to her new NBC variety show “Maya & Marty,” which is basically “SNL” with only Maya and fellow alum Martin Short. On Tuesday’s episode, Maya donned her curly Oprah wig to spoof Winfrey’s Weight Watchers ad in which the TV titan celebrates the brand […]

  The Carmichael Show returns for a second season on Sunday, March 13th on NBC and comedian Tiffany Haddish returns as the fan-favorite, Nakeisha. She talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about her journey from foster care to the stage and starring role in the new Key & Peele movie Keanu in theaters April 29th. “My social […]

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Maya Rudolph, found herself impersonating  Sunday night on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens,” with her fellow guest and former “Saturday Night Live” co-star Will Farrell serving up his best Kenya Moore. The game was Clubhouse Playhouse, where the guests must sit in front of a green screen and impersonate real-life “Real Housewives” cast members using actual […]

Funny woman Adele Givins calls in to the Tom Joyner Morning Show to apologize to her fans in Memphis for cancelling her show at Chuckles Comedy Club this weekend. But even in mourning, the tell it like it is comedian didn’t hesitate to give her family some rules to follow regarding the funeral. “My brother passed away. […]

Comedian Thea Vidal is performing at Chuckles Comedy Club in Memphis this weekend. Best known for her role in the ABC comedy Thea, the stand-up comedian has also been seen on Ugly Betty, My Wife & Kids and The Drew Carey Show. Click the link above to hear the entire interview and to catch up […]

Comedian/actress Kim Coles is married, y’all! The funny lady released a few photos via Instagram of her and hubby Reginald Mckiver and their beachfront wedding. The 53-year-old made headlines when she announced her engagement to the holistic health expert earlier this year, taking to Facebook to spill the beans. See a few more photos of the […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — The “Ghostbusters” reboot has set its all-female leads with Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and a pair of “Saturday Night Live” performers. Director Paul Feig announced his stars by posting their pictures on Twitter on Tuesday. Joining McCarthy and Wiig are Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones. Feig tweeted that Sony Pictures will […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — “Saturday Night Live” is giving its on-screen diversity another boost. NBC says the comic institution is adding Leslie Jones to its cast. The African-American comedian wins her on-camera role after serving as a writer on the show last season. Jones has been a featured performer at the Just for Laughs festival […]

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Addressing criticism over its lack of African American women in the cast, NBC‘s “Saturday Night Live” held an audition for black comediennes at The Groundlings in Los Angeles earlier this month, according to Deadline.com. The show holds showcase/auditions for potential new talent with some regularity in various locations. But this one attracted more media attention […]