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‘The Simpsons’ future is decided

‘The Simpsons’ future is decided

By | May 4, 2015 at 6:42 pm | One comment

The Simpsons are staying on Fox for at least another two seasons as the network announced the renewal on Monday, not like anyone was truly worried about the show's future. Seasons 27 and 28 will push the longest-running sitcom to 625 episodes. "I've outlasted Letterman, Jon...

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Samantha Bee exits Daily Show tonight

Samantha Bee exits Daily Show tonight

By | April 30, 2015 at 7:51 pm | No comments

Tonight will be Samantha Bee's final night on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Bee, the most-tenured Daily Show correspondent, will depart for TBS to host her own comedy series where she will apply "her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues." Comedy...

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What’s the deal with Seinfeld and Hulu?

What’s the deal with Seinfeld and Hulu?

By | April 29, 2015 at 1:12 pm | No comments

Hulu has bought the digital streaming rights to the oft-quoted NBC comedy Seinfeld. The video streaming service must have been tired of seeing competitor Netflix constantly in the headlines and cut a deal with Sony Pictures TV for all 180 episodes of the sitcom for nearly $160...

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Kevin Pollak talks ‘Misery Loves Comedy’ documentary (Laughspin Interview)

Kevin Pollak talks ‘Misery Loves Comedy’ documentary (Laughspin Interview)

By | April 27, 2015 at 1:27 pm | One comment

Kevin Pollak's Misery Loves Comedy is not just an adventure into the mindspace of stand-up comedians but an exciting exploration into the universal human conditions of misery, joy and hope. What started with the question, "Do you have to be miserable to be a comedian?"...

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Jim Norton prefers baby wipes to toilet paper…and other personal revelations (Video)

Jim Norton prefers baby wipes to toilet paper…and other personal revelations (Video)

By | April 22, 2015 at 4:08 pm | No comments

Have you ever wondered if Jim Norton prefers chocolate vs. vanilla or blondes vs. brunettes, then check out this Lightning Round Q&A video featuring the Louie comedian. The short video rallies off a bunch of questions ranging from sexual preferences to how he prefers to wipe...

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Aziz Ansari Netflix series is happening! Streaming service continues to build case for comedy dominance.

Aziz Ansari Netflix series is happening! Streaming service continues to build case for comedy dominance.

By | April 22, 2015 at 1:30 pm | One comment

Netflix continues to amp up its original comedy offerings ordering a series from comedian Aziz Ansari. Netflix ordered 10 episodes of the unnamed series which Ansari co-created with Parks and Recreation co-executive producer Alan Yang. Ansari and company are keeping details...

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Conan O’Brien’s response to Conan writer Andrés du Bouchet’s Twitter rant is perfect

Conan O’Brien’s response to Conan writer Andrés du Bouchet’s Twitter rant is perfect

By | April 22, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments

Conan O'Brien took to Twitter to respond to one of his staff writer's public war on late night comedy. Andrés du Bouchet (@dubouchet)has been a writer for O'Brien since 2008 when the red-headed comedian was at NBC on Late Night with Conan O'Brien. du Bouchet stayed on...

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Jon Stewart announces Daily Show departure date. Win tickets to final taping (Video)

Jon Stewart announces Daily Show departure date. Win tickets to final taping (Video)

By | April 21, 2015 at 5:41 pm | No comments

Jon Stewart announced that the end of his historic reign at Comedy Central will end on Aug. 6. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart loses its iconic host after 16 years behind the satirical-news desk. Stewart annonuced his retirement back in February to the shock and surprise of his...

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Amy Schumer, John Oliver win Peabody Awards + Amy Schumer’s hilarious booty video!

Amy Schumer, John Oliver win Peabody Awards + Amy Schumer’s hilarious booty video!

By | April 16, 2015 at 5:40 pm | No comments

Amy Schumer and John Oliver join fellow Comedy Central cohorts Jon Stewart and Key & Peele as Peabody Award Winners. The Peabody Awards are given annually for various media. "The single criteria for receiving a Peabody Award is excellence," says its website. Unlike the...

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