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‘Modern Family,’ Mockumentary Star Fred Willard Dead at 86

Fred Willard, the comic actor who became known for his hysterically straight-faced appearances in the films of Christopher Guest, as well as for a sweet run on TV’s “Modern Family” as the father of Ty Burrell’s character, has died of natural causes at 86. Stars We Lost in 2020 View Photos Willard’s representative confirmed his […]

‘Seinfeld,’ ‘King of Queens’ Comedy Legend Jerry Stiller Dead at 92

Jerry Stiller, who became a household name as one half of a comedy team with his wife — and then achieved icon status as lovable misanthrope Frank Costanza on “Seinfeld” — died over the weekend at 92. His son, actor and director Ben Stiller, announced the sad news on Twitter early Monday, writing, “I’m sad […]

Eddie Murphy Debuts New Character for Feeding America Comedy Festival

Play video content NBC Eddie Murphy has a brand new character to add to his comedic arsenal — a singer he rolled out for big laughs, and to raise money for charity. If you tuned in for the Feeding America Comedy Festival Sunday night, you saw Eddie’s debut as Murray Murray — a ’60s and […]

Shows Like ’30 Rock’: Best Comedy TV Shows Available to Stream

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Even seven seasons and 138 episodes weren’t enough to leave fans of 30 Rock from not wanting more. Yet as these things go, most of us will have to make do by finding new shows like 30 Rock to enjoy instead. That’s a tall task—after all, there’s no beating the surefire duo of SNL alums Tiny Fey and Alec […]

Shows Like ‘The Office’: Best Comedy TV Shows Available to Stream

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When NBC announced the launch of its own streaming service in 2019, it meant bad news for fans of The Office on Netflix: Their favorite comedy would be stripped from the platform soon. Now we’re getting even closer to that date, so why not share some shows like The Office to tide us all over for when […]

Byron Allen Says ‘Feeding America Comedy Festival’ Came Together Instantly

Play video content Exclusive TMZ.com Byron Allen says the news about people waiting in line for hours to feed their families motivated him to do something, and he got instant support from a slew of superstar comedians. The famed TV mogul told us he hatched the idea for the “Feeding America Comedy Festival” just a […]

Movies Like ‘The Half of It’ Netflix: Best Gay Romantic Comedy Films

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Warning: Spoilers ahead for Netflix’s The Half of It. Those who have seen The Half of It know it’s unlike any other teen rom com out there. Still, if you’re obsessed with the film as much as us, there are some movies like Netflix’s The Half of It to keep us occupied as we await […]

‘Green Acres’ Actor Tom Lester Dead at 81

Getty Images “Green Acres” stars (L-R) Pat Buttram, Eleanor Audley, Eddie Albert, Lester (center top), Eva Gabor & Alvy Moore. Tom Lester, fondly remembered by fans as Eb Dawson on TV’s “Green Acres,” died Monday in Nashville. According to a family-posted obituary, Lester, 81, died at home of Parkinson’s disease complications. He was reportedly with […]

Tom Hanks Hosts ‘SNL’ From Home, Not Live But Plenty of Comedy

“Saturday Night Live” is figuring it out too — how to keep the show going from home … with self-shot skits, and the perfect host, too, in Tom Hanks. The first celeb survivor of the coronavirus hosted the special ‘SNL from Home’ episode … delivering a full monologue that did NOT use a laugh track […]

Tiffany Haddish Crashes IG Live Comedy Show, Makes D*** Joke

Play video content Exclusive Tiffany Haddish has the cure for your self-quarantine blues — laughter … specifically, about penis size!!! Hey, she says it’s working for her. Tiff made a surprise appearance on UMC.tv’s #LaughsOnLockdown — yes, that’s where we are now … stand-up comedy shows on Instagram live. Comedians Aida Rodriguez and Gary “G. […]