Articles Tagged 'Whoopi Goldberg'

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The 11 Best Stand-Up Specials You Can Watch Without Leaving Your Living Room

New series I’m Dying Up Here dramatizes the 1970s L.A. stand-up scene from Sunday (June 4) on Showtime, adding stand-up comedy to the list of cool industries to get the retro treatment, after 1960s advertising in Mad Men and the 1970s music industry in Vinyl. Stand-up comedy has been hailed “the new rock and roll” since alternative comics started going […]

Whoopi Goldberg Joins Sir Jimmy in Stately ‘Downton Sixbey’

Jimmy Fallon is at it again. The host of NBC’s Late Night with Jimmy Fallon aired a follow-up parody late last week to his original spoof of the popular British TV drama, Downton Abbey. The new episode of Downton Sixbey – it’s named after Studio 6B, the Rockefeller Center studio where Fallon’s show is shot […]

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WATCH: Whoopi Goldberg, Chris Rock Pay Respect to British Comedy

Before BBC America’s new Ministry of Laughs comedy block launched last week, our man Tom Brook planted himself on the Tonys red carpet and got a few celebs buzzing about British humor. Check out what Whoopi Goldberg, Chris Rock, and British actor Brian Bedford — Tony nominee for playing a drag Lady Bracknell in the […]