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Carl Reiner

Hollywood Legend Carl Reiner Dead at 98

by Music-News.com

Carl Reiner, the comedy legend behind The Dick Van Dyke Show and who started out with Mel Brooks, has died at age 98.

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Matt Lucas and David Walliams in Little Britain

Little Britain Withdrawn From Streaming Services Over Blackface #BlackLivesMatter

by Paul Cashmere

Matt Lucas and David Walliams’ hit comedy series ‘Little Britain’ and its sequel ‘Some Fly With Me’ has been removed from streaming services including Netflix and the BBC over the controversial blackface sketches.

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Jerry Stiller as Frank Costanza

Comedy Legend Jerry Stiller Dies At Age 92

by Paul Cashmere

Jerry Stiller, best known for his role as Frank Costanza in ‘Seinfeld’, has died at age 92.

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The Goodies

Tributes Flow For The Goodies Comedy Legend Tim Brooke-Taylor

by Paul Cashmere

The passing of Tim Brooke-Taylor has once again put another human face on COVID-19.

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Matt Lucas

UK Charts: Matt Lucas Makes His UK Chart Debut

by Music-News.com

Matt Lucas’ charity single Thank You Baked Potato debuts at Number 34, with the highest digital download sales of the week. The track – clocking in at just 1 minute and 4 seconds – is a rework of a song he performed on comedy panel show Shooting Stars 20 years ago, with new lyrics encouraging hand washing and social distancing. All proceeds from the song go to FeedNHS, which is providing hot meals to NHS staff and critical care workers.

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Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Cancelled

by Paul Cashmere

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival has been cancelled.

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Terry Jones as Brian's mother in The Life of Brian

Monty Python’s Terry Jones Has Passed Away At Age 77

by Paul Cashmere

Terry Jones, one of Monty Python’s creators, has passed away at age 77. Jones was diagnosed with FTD, a form of dementia four years ago.

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Russell Brand

Russell Brand Returns To Australia

by Tim Cashmere

Quirky comedian Russell Brand has announced his return to Australia in February and March next year.

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Tracy Morgan, Noise11, Photo

Tracy Morgan will tour Australia and New Zealand in 2020

by Paul Cashmere

Tracy Morgan will is heading back to Australia and New Zealand in 2020.

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Jason Alexander Master of his Domain

Jason Alexander To Play A Stack Of Standup In Australia in February 2020

by Paul Cashmere

Seinfeld star Jason Alexander is heading back to Australia in February for a series of standup around the country.

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Justine Clarke

Justine Clarke To Host Screen Music Awards In Melbourne

by Paul Cashmere

Queen of children’s entertainment Justine Clarke has been announced as the host of the Screen Music Awards when it returns to Melbourne in November.

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Fred Armisen

Fred Armisen is heading to Australia for the first time

by Paul Cashmere

Musician and Comedian Fred Armisen is coming to Australia for the first time with his Comedy For Musicians But Everyone Is Welcome show.

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Jeff Tweedy of Wilco photo by Ros O'Gorman

Jeff Tweedy To Join The Cast of Curb Your Enthusiasm

by Paul Cashmere

Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy is expected to be a new face when Larry David’s Curb Your Enthusiasm returns for a 10th season.

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Sammy J

Sammy J has a hands down winner for Song of the Year with ‘Queensland We’re Breaking Up With You’

by Paul Cashmere

Sammy J has morphed into Country Star Buster J and together with his band The Franking Credits has given us what is potentially The Song of the Year. Fuck it, let’s call it now … ‘Queensland We’re Breaking Up With You’ is the Song of the Year.

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Dame Edna

Barry Humphries Resurrects Dame Edna for My Gorgeous Life

by Paul Cashmere

Barry Humphries has put the defibrillator on Dame Edna and brought the old chook back to life. Humphries will star Edna in his new show ‘Dame Edna My Gorgeous Life’.

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Dame Edna

Melbourne Comedy Festival Drops Barry Humphries Name From Award

by Paul Cashmere

The Melbourne Comedy Festival has dropped Barry Humphries name in The Barry award following his outrageous comments about the LGBTI community.

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Ian Cognito

Comedian Ian Cognito drops dead on stage after making dropping dead on stage joke

by Paul Cashmere

British comedian Ian Cognito (Paul Barbieri) literally became his own punch line after he dropped dead on stage in Bicester, UK minutes after joking about dying on stage.

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Walk off the Earth and Sarah Silverman

Walk Off The Earth and Sarah Silverman Cover Video Killed The Radio Star

by Paul Cashmere

Comedy star Sarah Silverman has joined a band. Silverman is the lead singer on the new Walk Off The Earth track, a cover of the 1979 Buggles classic ‘Video Killed The Radio Star’.

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One Man Breaking Bad

Miles Allen to bring One Man Breaking Bad back for another session

by Paul Cashmere

In one hour one man will tell the story of all of Breaking Bad at the Melbourne Comedy Festival and across Australia.

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Angus Young AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Rock Or Bust World Tour. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Angus Young Reveals the New AC/DC Line-up

by Noise11.com

Following Brian Johnson blurting out he is back in AC/DC this week, Angus Young has decided to reveal the full all-new AC/DC line-up.

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Kevin Barnett

Comedian Kevin Barnett dead at 32

by Paul Cashmere

Kevin Barnett, best known for his Fox comedy series ‘Rel’, has died while on holiday in Mexico. He was 32.

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Billy Connolly 2014

Billy Connolly confirms he is Not Dying, Not Dead

by Paul Cashmere

Billy Connolly has posted a jovial post to tells fans in song he is “not dying, not dead, not slipping away”.

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Bob Einstein and Larry David

Curb Your Enthusiasm star Bob Einstein dies aged 76

by Paul Cashmere

Bob Einstein, the comedy genius and Curb Your Enthusiasm star, has lost his battle with cancer at age 76.

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Hasan Minjah

Netflix removes episode of Nasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act critical of Saudi Arabia

by Paul Cashmere

Netflix is under fire for removing an episode of Patriot Act by comedian Nasan Minhaj because it criticizes Saudi Arabia over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Absolutely Fabulous

Absolutely Fabulous star Dame June Whitfield dies at age 93

by Paul Cashmere

Dame June Whitfield, who starred as Edina’s mother in Absolutely Fabulous, has died at the age of 93.

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong Connor Crawford as Captain Cook

Peter Pan Goes Wrong gets it right about funny – REVIEW

by Paul Cashmere

‘Peter Pan Goes Wrong’ will make you laugh. If it doesn’t, you are the dictionary definition of ‘buzz-kill’. This is a laugh out loud show.

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The Fabulous Singlettes

MEMO Music Hall presents The Fabulous Singlettes Christmas Show this weekend

by Paul Cashmere

The Fabulous Singlettes Christmas show is on for two nights at MEMO Music Hall in St Kilda this weekend.

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Kevin Somers

Australian agent/booker Kevin Somers loses battle with cancer

by Paul Cashmere

Kevin Somers, the Australian agent/booker who worked with Jimeoin, Dave Hughes, Eric Bana and Vince Sorrenti over the years, has lost his battle with cancer.

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Tim Minchin

Tim Minchin Adds Even More Shows

by Paul Cashmere

Live Nation has added another six Tim Minchin shows across Australia.

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Tim Minchin

Tim Minchin Doubles Dates For His Australian Tour

by Paul Cashmere

Tim Minchin’s BACK Australian tour has almost doubled in size with 10 new shows announced today.

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