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President Obama pummels Zach Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns (Video)

President Obama pummels Zach Galifianakis on Between Two Ferns (Video)

By | March 11, 2014 at 1:54 pm | One comment

President Barack Obama sure came in swinging on Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis. The Campaign star, who usually demeans his guests in a self-conscious fit of subdued rage, got taken to task when "Community Organizer" Obama came on to his talk show to encourage young...

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Conan O’Brien, David Cross, Bill Burr, many more to appear on new season of Maron on IFC

Conan O’Brien, David Cross, Bill Burr, many more to appear on new season of Maron on IFC

By | March 10, 2014 at 5:15 pm | One comment

IFC's hit comedy series Maron will finally return for eager viewers for a second season in May-- and with a line-up of stellar guest stars. Marc Maron's semi-autobiographical show about a comedian with new-found success hosting a podcast out of his garage creates and sabotages...

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HBO releases promo for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Video)

HBO releases promo for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Video)

By | March 10, 2014 at 11:12 am | No comments

The absurdly brilliant promo for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver has finally arrived. The former correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart will be on HBO to deliver the latest breaking news stories…"eventually." After a fantastic stint of filling in for Jon Stewart...

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Paul F. Tompkins may become a network comedy star

Paul F. Tompkins may become a network comedy star

By | March 10, 2014 at 11:08 am | One comment

Comedian Paul F. Tompkins might be the star of his own network sitcom! The comedian has been cast in Brian Gallivan's single-camera comedy pilot for ABC. He will play an overworked father dreaming of being "on vacation all year" by uprooting his family from the city and moving...

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Comedy world will be blessed with at least two more seasons of Archer

Comedy world will be blessed with at least two more seasons of Archer

By | March 7, 2014 at 11:40 am | One comment

FX is locking up its top animated show for at least another two years. Archer has been picked up for a sixth and seventh season through 2016. "Archer is one of the best comedies on television and has played a significant role in the growth of the FX comedy brand," said Eric...

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Bill Burr, Aziz Ansari headline Nashville’s first annual Wild West Comedy Festival

Bill Burr, Aziz Ansari headline Nashville’s first annual Wild West Comedy Festival

By | March 7, 2014 at 11:02 am | No comments

The "Music City" is about to get a whole lot funnier. Vince Vaughn's Wild West Productions and Outback Concerts present the first annual Wild West Comedy Festival in Nashville, TN. The four-day weekend May festival will feature an impressive line-up of stand-up comedians. Aziz...

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Seth Rogen leads nominees for revived American Comedy Awards

Seth Rogen leads nominees for revived American Comedy Awards

By | March 7, 2014 at 9:49 am | One comment

After seeing people win Emmys, Globes and Oscars, the comedy community will once again get to see the country's funniest performers accept a "Lucy" on stage! Nominations for the newly-resurrected American Comedy Awards have been announced. NBC announced it would bring back the...

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Fred Savage will direct the Garfunkel and Oates show on IFC

Fred Savage will direct the Garfunkel and Oates show on IFC

By | March 7, 2014 at 9:30 am | No comments

Production has begun on the new IFC scripted comedy series Garfunkel and Oates. Actor/director Fred Savage (Wonder Years) will direct the show starring comedy-folk duo Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci. The show follows the pair's humorous misadventures and how they rely on each...

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TruTV orders its first-ever sketch comedy show

TruTV orders its first-ever sketch comedy show

By | March 6, 2014 at 11:17 am | No comments

TruTV has added a new sketch comedy show to its comedy line-up. Friends Of The People will launch this summer with a 10-episode order from the network. The sketch show stars an impressive line-up of comedians, who will also serve as writers and executive producers: Kevin Barnett...

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