Posts tagged as legion of goons

Coming Up Fast with the Lucas Bros

Kenny and Keith Lucas are close to making it. After the twin brothers performed a set on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last April, they inked a deal with Fox as co-creators, executive producers, writers and stars of the animated series Lucas Bros Moving Co., based on their lives in Greenpoint. They also recently hosted the web series The Super Late Morning Show for Comedy Central's CC Studios. Then there's the pilot for a sketch show they are producing for Comedy Central titled Legion of Goons that they recently finished shooting, and the cameo on the last episode of the new season of Arrested Development that they made. Maybe [...]

Talking to Lil Rel Howery About 'The Half Hour', Staying in Chicago, and 'Legions of Goons'

For the past 15 years, Comedy Central’s half hour specials have showcased the future stars of standup. Looking back, the early years of Comedy Central Presents included memorable sets from the likes of Mitch Hedberg, Patton Oswalt, Maria Bamford, Dane Cook and dozens more. Re-branded The Half Hour in 2012, the series continues to feature the best up-and-coming comics in the country.

For many comedians, it’s that history that makes doing a half hour special so significant. While a half hour may once have been a comic’s first major exposure, comedians now have many ways to build an audience. Almost everyone who taped a special this year does non-standup comedy [...]