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Time Warner cable to cut Comedy Central tonight

By | December 31, 2008 at 11:37 am | No comments

Starting tonight Time Warner and Bright House Networks customers will be losing Comedy Central and 18 other channels from their TV’s. Other channels include MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Noggin, Spike and TV Land. Just in time for the new year it appears that the pull is not...

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Punchline Magazine on Twitter

By | June 2, 2008 at 3:34 am | No comments

You can now follow Punchline Magazine’s updates on Twitter. We can be found here: Some of you may be asking, what is twitter? Twitter is a service for friends, family, and co–workers to communicate and stay connected...

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‘Carol Burnett’ star Harvey Korman dies at 81

By | May 30, 2008 at 8:16 am | No comments

In honor of Harvey Korman’s passing, we offer you one of his classic scenes from Blazing...

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Fate of Mike Birbiglia’s CBS pilot should be known by Wednesday

By | May 12, 2008 at 8:01 am | No comments

Whether CBS officially picks up comedian Mike Birbiglia’s untitled sitcom pilot will be announced no later than Wednesay, Variety reports. As we’ve been reporting, The show will be based around Birbiglia’s periodically e-mailed blog...

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Don Rickles (a.k.a. Mr. Potato Head) in Disney’s Toy Story Midway Mania

By | May 5, 2008 at 8:27 am | No comments

Opening this spring in Disney’s Hollywood Studios is a brand new attraction called Toy Story Midway Mania. This 4-D ride takes classic boardwalk style games — ring toss and pie throwing, anyone? — and places them in the world of Pixar’s Toy...

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Howard Stern + Opie & Anthony = Sirius-XM Merger gets green light

By | March 24, 2008 at 12:25 pm | No comments

The Justice Department approved the merger of Sirius and XM Satellite Radio on Monday, saying the deal was unlikely to hurt competition or consumers. So what does this mean for comedy fans? We’ll have to see. But the thought of Howard Stern & Opie and Anthony in one...

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Ellen DeGeneres helps Obama

By | February 29, 2008 at 8:16 am | No comments

Well it appears that stand-up comedians have some political clout. Especially if they have a highly successful daytime talk show. Though Ellen DeGeneres is a Clinton supporter it seems Barack Obama’s appearance on her show, helped him gain even more fans. As reported by...

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George Carlin: It’s Bad for Ya – HBO Special

By | February 27, 2008 at 12:21 pm | No comments

Carlin’s 14th original solo HBO stand-up special. It’s Bad for Ya airs live from the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts in Santa Rosa, CA this Saturday, March 1 at 10 p.m. ET—only on HBO! Here’s the official...

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Chris Rock to appear at Bonnaroo

By | February 14, 2008 at 10:14 am | No comments

Chris Rock will perform at the 2008 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Rock will do a special one-hour set on Bonnaroo’Â’s main stage in front of one of the largest audiences ever for a comedy show. The festival will be held June 12-15 on a 700-acre farm in...

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