How do you pronounce the name La-a?
That's the kind of comedy Alycia Cooper (America's Got Talent, Last Comic Standing) brings to this week's StandUp in Stilettos. For the record, you wouldn't even be able to guess how that name is pronounced. We've got a hilarious first look at this week's comedy hour, which also features Kira Soltanovich and Jessica Kirson, followed by Wendy Liebman, Ms. Pat and Erin Foley...
StandUp in Stilettos continues to bring the funny.
On this week's comedy hour, veteran comedian and actress Carol Leifer takes the stage to discuss females in the workplace. Leifer famously worked...
The Office's Kate Flannery says she's shocked it took so long for a television series about women doing standup.
As host of TV Guide Network's Standup in Stilettos, Flannery says she's thrilled to show off many up-and-comers, rising stars and even familiar faces not known for comedy. And it's about time, she adds.
Females are funny! The Office's Kate Flannery will prove it
Retta plays a lively diva on Parks and Recreation, but freed from the stodgy bureaucracy of Pawnee, Ind., she can still bring the funny.
As you'll see Saturday (10/9c on TV Guide Network), when Retta takes the stage on StandUp in Stilettos, a comedy hour that proves — despite what Adam Carolla says — that females can be funny. Retta tells us about her involvement in the comedy series, her fear of performing standup and why Parks' infamous catchphrase "Treat yo' self!" has paid off in the long run.
It's true: Females are funny — and StandUp in Stilettos is about to prove it.
The new half-hour series from TV Guide Network, premiering Saturday at 10/9c, features three comediennes per show. And no, it's not just for females to watch. In fact, men will enjoy it just as much... if not more! Hosted by The Office's Kate Flannery, Stilettos boasts a familiar array of funny ladies, including 24's Mary Lynn Rajskub, Parks and Recreation's Retta and infamous comedy duo Frangela. We talked to Flannery about how women have changed comedy, what she says to people who think females can't be funny and why she doesn't believe next year will be the last season of The Office...