| Dec 3, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Towson University grad Amy Schumer will be returning to her alma mater for a concert on March 6, Comedy Central announced Monday.
Tickets for the "Inside Amy Schumer's Back Door" tour go on sale Friday.
Schumer, who debuted in one the hottest new...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:32 PM
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine honored television host Katie Couric on Saturday for her work campaigning on behalf of cancer researchers after losing her husband to the disease 15 years ago.
"My life changed in an instant," Couric said as she...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:51 PM
John Oliver, who was so impressive as guest host of "The Daily Show," is leaving Comedy Central for HBO where he will have his own weekly comedy series, the premium channel announced Thursday.
The show, which is scheduled to debut in 2014, will offer...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Comedy Central Wednesday renewed three series including "Drunk History" from Lutherville's Derek Waters, a creator and executive producer of the show.
The other two are "Key & Peele" and "Brickleberry." The pickup will give the former a fourth season,...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Baltimore was again front and center at the Emmy Awards telecast, with two major comedy awards going Sunday night to HBO's "Veep," the locally made series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer.
Louis-Dreyfus, the most honored...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 3:00 AM
If you have been watching the delightfully capable John Oliver make us forget Jon Stewart this summer on Comedy Central's The Daily Show, you know that he has been howling at the mainstream media to stop talking about 2016 until Mr. Stewart gets back....
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Derek Waters says having Dave Grohl accept an invitation to appear on his new TV show was a dream come true. He also describes the idea of working alongside modern rock royalty as "petrifying."
The Foo Fighters' lead singer had been a fan of Waters'...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:00 AM
It is fitting that we referred to last week's storm-that-wasn't as a snowquestration. And not just because it was kind of embarrassing and shut the government down.
No, the meteorological turbulence — such as it was — was like the economic...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Amy Schumer can tell a story. Knowing how to craft a short narrative and make it pay off with a laugh has, after all, helped make her one of the hottest comedians on TV and the concert circuit these days.
So, let the star of Comedy Central’s...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Stand-up comedian Jeff Dunham has carved a career out of ventriloquism with popular puppets like Walter, Peanut and Achmed the terrorist. Dunham has appeared on Comedy Central Presents and specials titled "Spark of Insanity" and...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Update (6/3): "Drunk History," the humorous, alcohol-influenced history lesson from Lutherville native Derek Waters, will make its series debut on July 9 at 10 p.m. on Comedy Central. The first season will consist of eight episodes.
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:13 PM
Say what you will about the controversies the Baltimore Police Department has found itself embroiled in over the years, but we can say definitely that they're not involved in the Trayvon Martin case. That's the Sanford Police Department, outside Orlando,...