| Jan 8, 2014
| 10:45 AM
Brace yourself for a big swig of history, Baltimore.
The Comedy Central show "Drunk History," which features spifflicated storytellers recounting great moments in our nation's past, will be filming at Mother's Federal Hill Grille on Thursday night....
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:01 AM
Derek Waters, creator and host of Comedy Central's "Drunk History," says his "dream for any city" is to find stories that are "true" and that make viewers wonder: "Why weren't we taught that in school?"
The Lutherville native is back in Baltimore this...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Last year, Comedy Central delivered one of TV's most successful midseason series with "Inside Amy Schumer," starring Towson University grad and standup comedian Amy Schumer.
Wednesday night, the channel introduces another new series starring a Baltimore-...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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'...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 9:04 PM
The biggest winner Sunday at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards had to be Showtime’s “Homeland,” which took the top three drama awards in an upset over such favorites as “Mad Men” and Downton Abbey.” But Baltimore-based...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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.