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Amy Schumer, Maria Bamford, Jimmy Carr, Katherine Ryan Join Just for Laughs Comedy Festival Lineup

Just for Laughs has added to the star power of its 40th edition in July by booking Amy Schumer, Maria Bamford, Jimmy Carr and Katherine Ryan for the upcoming comedy festival in Montreal. As Schumer holds her first major tour post-pandemic, the Amy Schumer: Whore Tour will touch down at Just for Laughs on July […]

Howie Mandel on Working With Netflix and the “Scary” Future of Comedy: “You’re Not Allowed to Kid”

Howie Mandel may be feeling enthusiastic about his latest project, but there’s plenty in the comedy space that has him much less enthused. The game show mainstay, known for such broadcast hits as Deal or No Deal and America’s Got Talent, is the host of Netflix’s game show Bullshit The Game Show, a trivia competition […]

Just For Laughs Unveils Plans for In-Person Comedy Festival

The Just For Laughs comedy festival, run by a consortium led by ICM and Howie Mandel, is returning this summer with live audiences in comedy clubs and arenas in Montreal. After a two-year hiatus during the pandemic where JFL held fully virtual comedy events, the festival is returning to a physical event and traditional venues […]

Howie Mandel Reveals He Collapsed Due to Dehydration After Colonoscopy

Howie Mandel has shared the story behind his recent health scare, following news reports that he collapsed at a Starbucks. On his podcast Howie Mandel Does Stuff, his daughter Jackelyn Shultz (who was co-hosting), began Thursday’s episode by saying she was “concerned” and asked her father to explain what happened.  The America’s Got Talent judge, […]

How Howie Mandel Is Aiming to Bring Interactive Content to Cinema Screens

Howie Mandel and his Alevy Productions are introducing a new cinema system with the ability to bring live and interactive content to theaters in real time, such as CG character Bobby from his Emmy-nominated kids series Bobby’s World. As part of the launch, private demonstrations will be presented in Las Vegas, where CinemaCon is being […]

Will Ferrell, Jon Hamm, Awkwafina Among Just For Laughs Awards Presenters (Exclusive)

Will Ferrell, Jon Hamm and Awkwafina are set to present awards at the 14th annual JFL Awards Show, to stream on Wednesday night. With Amber Ruffin hosting Just For Laughs’ annual industry awards show, the presenters, including Wendi McLendon-Covey, Matt Rogers and Jamie Dornan, will introduce this year’s earlier-announced award recipients: Dave Chappelle, Jean Smart, […]

Just for Laughs to Hold NYC, LA Shows for 2021 Hybrid Festival

The Just for Laughs comedy festival, run by a consortium led by ICM and Howie Mandel, has planned its first-ever stand-up comedy shows in New York City and Los Angeles for its hybrid 39th edition in late July. Due to border restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic, Dave Chappelle, Kevin Hart, Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo and […]

Just for Laughs Unveils Plans for 2021 Hybrid Comedy Festival

The Montreal event, run by a consortium led by ICM and Howie Mandel, will return to its traditional July dates this year after going virtual in October 2020 amid the pandemic.

Just for Laughs Unveils Plans for Virtual Comedy Festival

The Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal, run by a conortium led by ICM and Howie Mandel, has unveiled plans for a fully virtually event in the fall.

Howie Mandel Delivers Faux Master Class on Hand Washing

Howie Mandel is ready to teach people how to wash their hands in a faux master class that aired as a segment on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' on Wednesday.

Celine Dion, Shania Twain, Michael Buble and More Team for TV Special Fighting COVID-19

After the 'One World: Together at Home' U.S. broadcast event this weekend, Canadian artists like Celine Dion, Shania Twain and Michael Buble will team up April 26 for their own star-studded broadcast event in Canada to support food banks and hospital workers battling the novel coronavirus.

Adam Sandler, Howie Mandel and More Raise Over $300K for Unemployed Comics Amid Virus Crisis

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, a few laughs could do the world good — and comedians including Adam Sandler, Howie Mandel and Whitney Cummings and more are offering just that during Comedy Gives Back's Laugh Aid live stream.