Category Archives: Industry Buzz

Health Conscious Colorado

Colorado is in the top 10 healthiest states in America. Comedy Works is a big reason why. According to Health Fitness Revolution, going to comedy shows improve your health. Stand up shows can help relieve stress, reduce blood pressure, and stimulate the brain. Even though you sit down to enjoy comedy, with all the laughing you are doing, you are also burning calories. If you have never seen a show, it is about time you did, if even for your health and well-being. Don’t believe us? Read further by clicking here!

The Road to Clusterfest

COMEDY CENTRAL’S UP NEXT is here on May 6th!

Catch Comedy Central’s Up Next showcase stop in Denver on their search for amazing talent!

Up Next is an annual showcase featuring a wide range of diversely talented comedians who have been selected by Comedy Central following a nation-wide search with showcases across the country. The showcases serve as an important step in Comedy Central’s development process and are designed to spotlight the most exciting new voices in comedy.

Past comedians include: Jaboukie Young-White, Naomi Ekperigin, Michael Che, Josh Johnson, Matt Ingebretson, Adam Lustick, Kurt Braunohler, Mark Normand, and many more!

So excited to host this awesome event and feature local talent in hopes of going to Clusterfest in San Fransisco in June!

Netflix is Conquering Comedy

Netflix is the king of comedy specials right now. From Chris Rock, Bill Burr, John Mulaney, and Dave Chappelle, Netflix gets all the biggest comedians. They also feature up and coming comics as well like Beth Stelling, Sam Jay, Jak Knight, and Tim Dillion. Now Netflix is expanding to just audible landscape with a SiriusXM station Netflix is a Joke Radio! The channel will feature all the comics that you can watch on Netflix but one joke at a time.

National Comedy Center

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The National Comedy Center in Jamestown, NY has officially been recognized as the cultural institution for the art of comedy. Hometown of Lucille Ball, the center has an exhibit dedicated to the hometown hero as well as a comedy festival held every year in her name. We all know comedy has been becoming mainstream in recent years and this just proves what a vital art form Comedy has become in society! Check out their website https://comedycenter.org/!

Will Smith does Stand Up

Will Smith has started a new show on Facebook called Will Smith’s Bucket List, in which he does things he has never done before. One of the scariest things Will Smith could think of was doing stand up comedy. He goes in front of people to sing and act but in front of a crowd with only a microphone brings fear to Will Smith. But he called upon the master, Dave Chappelle, to help write. Like everything else Will Smith does, it is pretty good for his first time.

Crank Yanker is BACK!

There seems to be a never ending list of reboots but this one is one to get excited about! Crank Yankers is coming back to COmedy Central on a digital platform. Since caller ID is far more common now than before Crank Yankers will be expanding beyond just phone calls. They will be doing stuff on social media and other platforms that were not a thing last time the show was on. Will all the characters come back? We certainly hope so!

Rush Hour 4

It is official, Rush Hour 4 is happening. It has been rumored for years that there would be a reboot of these movies but since the last one came out in 2007, fans were losing hope. Chan and Tucker finally signed off on a script and it should go into production soon.  Anticipated for an August 2020 premiere! Luckily Comedy Works was able to host Chris Tucker last year for his limited stand up tour!