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HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver delivers Daily Show vibe but with f-bombs (Review)

HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver delivers Daily Show vibe but with f-bombs (Review)

By | April 28, 2014 at 11:53 am | No comments

UPDATE: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver may have opened to mixed reviews, but people were certainly willing to give the former Daily Show correspondent a chance! The premiere of the British comedian's new show opened with a strong 1.1 million viewers Sunday night at 11pm EST,...

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Emmy Awards producers tap Late Night host Seth Meyers as emcee

Emmy Awards producers tap Late Night host Seth Meyers as emcee

By | April 25, 2014 at 12:20 pm | No comments

Seth Meyers has another new hosting gig after his successful take-over of Late Night. Meyers will host the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards this August. The Saturday Night Live alum was tapped by producers for this year's NBC broadcast of the ceremony (broadcasting rights...

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Stephen Colbert’s imminent Comedy Central departure addressed on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Video)

Stephen Colbert’s imminent Comedy Central departure addressed on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Video)

By | April 25, 2014 at 11:15 am | No comments

Stephen Colbert the man is posed to take over Late Show hosting duties when David Letterman steps down some time in 2015. But Stephen Colbert the conservative late night pundit has other plans. The Colbert Report host stopped by his Comedy Central lead-in The Daily Show with Jon...

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How I Met Your Dad pilot casts Meg Ryan in HIMYM spin-off

How I Met Your Dad pilot casts Meg Ryan in HIMYM spin-off

By | April 25, 2014 at 11:04 am | No comments

Fresh off the heels of the questionable How I Met Your Mother series finale, the hit CBS comedy's potential spin-off series has major casting news. Meg Ryan will voice the narrator in the How I Met Your Dad pilot. Just as Bob Saget was the voice of future Ted (Josh Radnor), Ryan...

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Arrested Development’s Mitch Hurwitz and Netflix join forces

Arrested Development’s Mitch Hurwitz and Netflix join forces

By | April 23, 2014 at 4:18 pm | No comments

Emmy Award-winning writer-producer Mitch Hurwitz is getting some executive treatment from streaming giant Netflix. The Arrested Development creator landed a huge development deal with the "network." Hurwitz will create and produce new original series to be streamed on the...

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Louis C.K.’s awkward situation with Magic Wand in ‘Louie’ teaser video from FX

Louis C.K.’s awkward situation with Magic Wand in ‘Louie’ teaser video from FX

By | April 21, 2014 at 5:19 pm | No comments

The magic of Louie returns to FX in just a few weeks! The network released this short clip from the upcoming season of comedy wunderkind Louis C.K. bewildered by an elderly woman's misuse of a particular…women's appliance. If this is an example of what to expect from the...

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More Julia Louis-Dreyfus! HBO’s Veep, Silicon Valley renewed for 2015

More Julia Louis-Dreyfus! HBO’s Veep, Silicon Valley renewed for 2015

By | April 21, 2014 at 3:34 pm | No comments

HBO's Emmy Award-winning Veep and freshman comedy Silicon Valley have both been renewed for another season. HBO Programming president Michael Lombardo made the announcement today following a recent two-season renewal of Game of Thrones. The whacky vice-presidential comedy Veep...

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Burning Daylight: Comedian Jessica Watkins’ 3,000 mile walking journey filmed for documentary

Burning Daylight: Comedian Jessica Watkins’ 3,000 mile walking journey filmed for documentary

By | April 20, 2014 at 9:18 pm | 4 comments

When a comedian tells you they're going on the road, you assume that they'll be spending countless hours cramped in a Honda Civic downing 5-Hour Energy shots and eating gas station tuna fish sandwiches. But New York City comedian Jessica Watkins is touring the United States in a...

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David Letterman, Jon Stewart, Jimmy Kimmel to honor Don Rickles during Spike TV’s ‘One Night Only’

David Letterman, Jon Stewart, Jimmy Kimmel to honor Don Rickles during Spike TV’s ‘One Night Only’

By | April 17, 2014 at 4:00 pm | One comment

Don Rickles will get the Don Rickles treatment from fellow comedians on May 28 on Spike TV during One Night Only: an All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles with David Letterman, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Stewart, Jimmy Kimmel and Bob Newhart entertaining and celebrating the comedy...

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