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Karyn Parsons Explains Her ‘Fresh Prince’ Audition For Hilary Banks Role: Had To Audition For Quincy Jones

Before she hit our screens as Hilary Banks, Karyn Parsons was an upcoming actress who looked to make it in Hollywood. Now in a new interview with VladTV, the actress opened up about the process of landing a spot on The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air. After a long audition process,…

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Leslie Jones And Keegan-Michael Key Made Confessions Last Night On The Tonight Show

Last night it was all comedy as Jimmy Fallon sat down with Leslie Jones and Keegan-Michael Key on The Tonight Show. For a segment called True Confessions, the three comedians sat at a run table and had to guess if they were telling the truth about certain things. Check out…

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Seth Meyers Reunites With Leslie Jones To Watch ‘Game Of Thrones’

Leslie Jones found herself back on the couch to watch a new episode of Game Of Thrones. If you can recall last year, she and host Seth Meyers filmed a moment of them watching the hit show. Now they are both back to catch up on the latest episode. Leslie…

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Damon Wayans Jr. And Business Partner Kris Jones Talk To Comedy Hype: Live Booking App ‘Special Guest’, Pitching In Silicon Valley, And Working Towards First Comedy Special

Damon Wayans Jr. is someone we’ve covered here at Comedy Hype several times since our start. We were fortunate to catch up to him for our very first interview together and this introduction didn’t just deal with comedy. See Damon along with business partner Kristopher Jones have teamed up to…

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Atlanta FX, And Leslie Jones Score Their First Emmy Nomination

To us it wasn’t a surprise that Atlanta FX was called upon this morning amongst Emmy nominated shows. The break out series starring Donald Glover has done nothing but gain a following since it’s 2016 debut. Now as we await a season 2; the series will be making it’s first…

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Jordan Peele, Terry Crews, Donald Glover, And Leslie Jones Receive Invites To Join The Academy Awards Membership

The Academy is making a strong effort to improve in having more diversity for the Oscars. It was revealed this week that they sent out 774 invites to a list of entertainers to join their membership. Amongst the unusually higher number of invites; were some well known names in comedy….

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Leslie Jones To Host The 2017 BET Awards, First Hosting Job

Huge congratulations are in order for Leslie Jones as it has been announced that she has landed her first evert hosting job. In a talk with PEOPLE Magazine; Jones shared that she will be hosting the 2017 BET Awards. This move doesn’t go unnoticed for BET as they recently green…

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Leslie Jones Plays A Game Of ‘Truth Or Lie’ Against Dr. Phil, The Tonight Show

Last night fresh off of her moment of being named one of TIME Magazines most influential; Leslie Jones caught up with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show. Along with her stop, renowned talk show host and psychologist Dr. Phil came by as a guest. Jimmy decided to further test Dr. Phil’s…

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Jordan Peele, Leslie Jones, And Donald Glover Make TIME’s 100 Most Influential People List

Every year TIME Magazine highlights 100 people of today’s influencers to feature them as their most influential. This time around we get to see a few familiar faces join the list. This year Jordan Peele, Donald Glover, and Leslie Jones take to the forefront along with 97 other people who…

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Trevor Noah Calls Donald Trump A “Comedian” While Talking To CNN’s Van Jones

Last night; Trevor Noah caught up with The Messy Truth With Van Jones on CNN to have a discussion about Donald Trump. Before he really delved into dialogue with host Van Jones; Trevor went on to suggest Donald Trump is a fellow comedian. “He connects with audiences in the same…