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Watch: Aziz Ansari, Eric Wareheim and Jason Woliner launch ‘Food Club’

Watch: Aziz Ansari, Eric Wareheim and Jason Woliner launch ‘Food Club’

By | April 15, 2014 at 4:42 pm | No comments

Aziz Ansari, Eric Wareheim (half of the beloved Tim & Eric duo), and Jason Woliner (Parks & Recreation and Human Giant director) are traversing Los Angeles' diverse culinary scene to see who is worthy of their high praise in their new show Food Club. The three comedians...

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Jay Leno, America’s Got Talent’s Tom Cotter to headline Lucille Ball Comedy Festival in Jamestown, NY

Jay Leno, America’s Got Talent’s Tom Cotter to headline Lucille Ball Comedy Festival in Jamestown, NY

By | April 14, 2014 at 4:54 pm | No comments

Comedians Jay Leno and Tom Cotter will headline the 2014 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival this August in Jamestown, NY. The annual festival is part of a mission to preserve the comedic legacy of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, which includes The Lucy Desi Museum & Center for...

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Comedy Exposition with Sean O’Connor, Sean Patton headed to Chicago

Comedy Exposition with Sean O’Connor, Sean Patton headed to Chicago

By | April 13, 2014 at 4:39 pm | One comment

Move over, Just For Laughs and make way for The Comedy Exposition! Chicago learned last year that it would not be hosting another TBS-sponsored Just For Laughs Chicago festival in 2014. A staple of the comedy festivals circuit, JFL Chicago debuted in 2009 as another showcase...

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Steve Carell’s celebrity game show ‘Riot’ boasts Tom Green, D.L. Hughley, Mayim Bialik, more!

Steve Carell’s celebrity game show ‘Riot’ boasts Tom Green, D.L. Hughley, Mayim Bialik, more!

By | April 13, 2014 at 4:21 pm | No comments

Steve Carell's celebrity improv game show Riot has been ordered to series and will feature famous guests including Jason Alexander, Cheryl Hines and Carell himself! Originally developed under the name Slide Show, Riot has a regular cast of contestants playing improv games with...

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Watch: Disney’s ‘Girl Meets World’ follow up to ‘Boy Meets World’ finds Danielle Fishel and Topanga all grown up

Watch: Disney’s ‘Girl Meets World’ follow up to ‘Boy Meets World’ finds Danielle Fishel and Topanga all grown up

By | April 13, 2014 at 12:18 pm | No comments

Cory and Topanga Matthews make their triumphant return in Disney's first official Girl Meets World trailer. Disney is building a lot of hype behind the Boy Meets World follow-up series since they cast the titular "Girl" last year. Excitement only grew further when a video went...

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Oxygen’s ‘Funny Girls’ follows rising Los Angeles comedians in male dominated world of comedy

Oxygen’s ‘Funny Girls’ follows rising Los Angeles comedians in male dominated world of comedy

By | April 10, 2014 at 11:31 am | No comments

Oxygen wants to show the nation how tough it is to be a female stand-up comedian with its new docuseries Funny Girls (working title). The series showcases up-and-coming female comics in Los Angeles as "they strive to break the glass ceiling in the male-dominated comedy...

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Microsoft’s Xbox One: Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Seth Green on board for comedy shows

Microsoft’s Xbox One: Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Seth Green on board for comedy shows

By | April 8, 2014 at 9:50 am | No comments

Microsoft is getting serious about creating original programming for its Xbox One. Xbox Entertainment Studios has turned to Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera and Seth Green for comedy shows to stream on the video game-turned-entertainment console, which currently retails for about...

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Will Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele reboot ‘Police Academy’ franchise?

Will Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele reboot ‘Police Academy’ franchise?

By | April 4, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 3 comments

Police Academy will reportedly get a reboot produced by recent Peabody Award winners Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele. Talks of a relaunch of the 1980s comedy franchise began four years ago and the smash success of the pair's Comedy Central sketch show Key & Peele surely...

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FXX signs Tracy Morgan with comedy from Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton

FXX signs Tracy Morgan with comedy from Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton

By | April 4, 2014 at 3:28 pm | No comments

Saturday Night Live alum Tracy Morgan won't fuddle around with a pilot for FXX. The comedy-centric sister channel of FX has given a straight-to-series order for a Morgan-starred show. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia creators Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton...

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