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Trevor Noah will take over as host of "The Daily Show."  (credit: Justin Barlow/Gallo Images/Getty Images for MTV)

Comedy Central Picks South African Comedian Trevor Noah To Succeed Jon Stewart On ‘The Daily Show’

Noah was chosen a little more than a month after Stewart unexpectedly announced he was leaving “The Daily Show” following 16 years as the show’s principal voice.

03/30/2015

Citi Field (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Eager Fans Show Up En Masse At Citi Field For Subway Series Singing Contest

The New York Mets held tryouts on Tuesday, but not the kind you might think.

03/24/2015

Gilda Radner in 1980 (credit: Getty Images)

Stories From Main Street: Gilda’s Club Social Media Fundraiser Hopes To Bring Out Inner Comedians

Gilda Radner had a rare gift. Even in her darkest days fighting cancer, the comedian knew laughter could be good medicine.

03/23/2015

Darryl "DMC" McDaniels (credit: CBS2)

Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels Promotes ‘Garden Of Laughs’ Fundraiser

The Garden of Dreams Foundation is hosting the comedy event “Garden of Laughs” on March 28 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden.

03/15/2015

The Rockettes' New York Spring Spectacular runs from March 12 through May 3 at Radio City Music Hall. (credit: Rockettes)

Rockettes Spring Forward With New Musical

The iconic Rockettes combine their moves with dancer and choreographer Derek Hough to create a whirlwind musical celebrating the city that never sleeps.

03/01/2015

Rapper Bobby Shmurda performs on stage at Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2014 at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on October 30, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Power 105.1)

Judge Denies Request To Lower Bail For Rapper Bobby Shmurda

Shmurda, whose real name is Ackquille Pollard, is accused of shooting at his brother through the window of a Brooklyn barbershop in June, narrowly missing his target and other patrons, including two toddlers,

02/26/2015

Steven Schirripa (Photo: Joe Cingrana/CBS Local)

Steven Schirripa’s Take On ‘The Sopranos’ Final Scene

Steven Schirripa (Bobby Bacala) has his own take on the final episode and, more importantly, the final scene of the hit HBO series.

02/26/2015

Taylor Swift performs in Times Square on Dec. 31, 2014. (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Moet & Chandon)

Taylor Swift Donates $50K From ‘Welcome To New York’ Song Sales To NYC Schools

Swift responded by announcing last October that she would donate proceeds from the single to the city’s schools.

02/24/2015

Keith Olbermann (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

ESPN’s Olbermann Out For Week After Controversial Penn State Comments

Keith Olbermann has been taken off his ESPN show for the rest of the week after making insulting comments about Penn State students on Twitter.

02/24/2015

"Sesame Street Live" (credit: CBS2)

‘Sesame Street Live’ Brings A New Friend To Madison Square Garden

Elmo and Grover from “Sesame Street” stopped by to promote its live show “Sesame Street Live: Make a New Friend,” which is running through March 1 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden.

02/22/2015

Patricia Arquette and Ellar Coltrane in "Boyhood" (credit: IFC Films)

Previewing The Oscars: ‘There Are A Lot Of Toss-Ups’

Unlike previous years, there are few nominees who appear to be locks to win in the major categories, setting the stage for some potential upsets.

02/22/2015

Singer/rapper Nicki Minaj accepts Best Female Hip-Hop Artist onstage during the BET AWARDS '14 at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on June 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for BET)

Nicki Minaj: 2 Tour Members Stabbed — One Fatally — In Philadelphia

The Jamaica, Queens, native wrote Wednesday on Twitter that the two had flown into Philadelphia for rehearsals two days ago.

02/18/2015

LeBron James and comedian Kevin Hart attend GQ and LeBron James Celebrate All-Star Style on Feb. 14, 2015, in New York City. (credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for GQ)

Players, Celebs And Models Converge On NYC During All-Star Weekend

Almost every pocket of New York City, it seemed, offered some kind of starry celebration. Chicago Bulls’ Jimmy Butler was among those taking in the celeb scenery.

02/15/2015

FILE -- Brian Williams (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Brian Williams’ Hometown Has Mixed Feelings About Embattled News Anchor

Before the cameras and the “NBC Nightly News,” Brian Williams spent his days growing up in Middletown.

02/11/2015