‘That’s Some Real Hater Stuff’: Faizon Love Slammed for Saying Comedian Nicole Byer Secured Her Netflix Special By Being an ‘Unfunny Black Woman’
Faizon Love is taking something of a public pummeling following his remarks about fellow comedian Nicole Byer. “The Parent ‘Hood” actor found himself at the […]news.yahoo.com
A sweep for ‘Schitt’s Creek,’ ‘Succession’ tops Emmy Awards
(The Television Academy and ABC Entertainment via AP)LOS ANGELES – “Schitt's Creek,” the little Canadian show about a fish-out-of-water family, made history at Sunday's Emmy Awards with a comedy awards sweep, something even TV greats including “Frasier” and “Modern Family” failed to achieve. The awards for Pop TV's “Schitt's Creek” included best comedy series and trophies for its stars, including Catherine O'Hara and father-son Eugene and Daniel Levy. Moments later, his son won the award for comedy writing for “Schitt's Creek” episode, then shared a directing award and captured the supporting actor comedy trophy. As “Schitt’s Creek” gobbled up comedy awards, that left acclaimed “Insecure” and its creator Issa Rae empty-handed. But Black stories, Black performances and Black Lives Matter,” he said, urging Kimmel to shout with him.
Nicole Byer brings self-deprecating yet empowering comedy set to UM
Larger-than-life star of the acclaimed baking television series Nailed It! and her own web television series Loosely Exactly Nicole, Nicole Byer lit up the Rathskeller on Feb. 20. A charismatic and positive comedian known for her roles on both Netflix and MTV, Byer was the headliner of Hurricane Productions Daytimes annual spring comedy show. Despite the dark humor, Byers set radiated nothing but positive energy, avidly promoting self love and feminism. One of these students, UM junior Cesar Trejada, spoke about his favorite parts of the performance. I loved Nicole and I loved how she shouted out my home state of New Jersey in her stories, Trejada said.themiamihurricane.com
Nicole Byer to headline HPs annual comedy show
Netflix comedy host Nicole Byer will make her first-ever appearance at the University of Miami in Hurricane Productions annual comedy show Feb. 20. Byer, 33, of the hit Netflix reality bake-off show, Nailed it! and the MTV comedy show, Girl Code, will headline the free one-hour show that also includes comedians Maz Jobrani, Chris DElia and Marlon Wayans. HP has been promoting the event on social media and around campus with digital signage, palm cards, and front-row seat giveaways. She is bubbly, mouthy, goofy, vulgar, at times sexual and very real in the broad type of comedy she performs, Condon said. The comedy show will take place at 10 p.m. at the Rathskeller; doors open at 9 p.m. to all students or anyone with a valid Cane card.themiamihurricane.com