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TBS renews The Pete Holmes Show, new episodes begin after Sochi Olympics

TBS renews The Pete Holmes Show, new episodes begin after Sochi Olympics

By | January 8, 2014 at 2:32 pm | No comments

TBS has renewed The Pete Holmes Show for 13 weeks. Holmes' late night talk show enjoyed a very funny seven week run with a strong social media presence. His sketch videos and professional athlete interviews have amassed over 20 million views on YouTube and PeteHolmes.com,...

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Rainn Wilson’s failed CBS pilot ordered to series at Fox (Video)

Rainn Wilson’s failed CBS pilot ordered to series at Fox (Video)

By | January 8, 2014 at 12:25 pm | No comments

Rainn Wilson is moving over to Fox after nine seasons at NBC. Fox has ordered 13 episodes of the crime drama Backstrom. The show follows Detective Everett Backstrom (Wilson), an offensive detective who tries and fails to change his self-destructive ways. He leads a team, the...

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Denis Leary lands a new deal with FX for Sex and Drugs and Rock & Roll

Denis Leary lands a new deal with FX for Sex and Drugs and Rock & Roll

By | January 8, 2014 at 9:59 am | No comments

After many years on FX with his hit show Rescue Me, comedian Denis Leary might return to the network with a new half-hour comedy show. FX has ordered a pilot for Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, a show about middle-aged rock 'n roller Johnny Rock who wants to be rich and famous...

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Jerry Seinfeld reveals he and Larry David are working on something ‘gigantic’

Jerry Seinfeld reveals he and Larry David are working on something ‘gigantic’

By | January 7, 2014 at 9:56 pm | One comment

Modern-day comedy legend Jerry Seinfeld took to Reddit this week to participate on the increasingly popular r/IAmA subreddit with an AskMeAnything post. The post had over 14,000 comments and covering everything from laugh tracks on sitcoms to his famous white sneaker collection....

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Jon Stewart blasts Fox News for its global warming theories  (Video)

Jon Stewart blasts Fox News for its global warming theories (Video)

By | January 7, 2014 at 3:52 pm | One comment

Jon Stewart was excited to begin the new year with a better attitude on his show, not constantly battling demigogue pundits' ridiculous comments and instead focusing on the positive goings on of the world. That didn't last long on his return to The Daily Show after winter...

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Reddit comedy community moderator quits and why it’s a big deal for upcoming comedians

Reddit comedy community moderator quits and why it’s a big deal for upcoming comedians

By | January 7, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 7 comments

Over the past year or so, a very popular subreddit has given nearly unknown comedians a venue to showcase their material to countless new people. On Reddit, the popular community of niche-communities, anyone with a clever idea, picture, or video can rise to the Front Page and be...

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NYC Podfest will feature Laughspin, Lewis Black, Colin Quinn, Eddie Pepitone and many more

NYC Podfest will feature Laughspin, Lewis Black, Colin Quinn, Eddie Pepitone and many more

By | January 7, 2014 at 3:16 pm | No comments

You may have seen us promoting our upcoming Laughspin Podcast Live as part of the upcoming NYC Podfest this weekend. But it's not just us that will be offering up some laughs in podcast form. The annual two-day gathering, produced by Jeremy Wein, features some of the best...

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Danny McBride’s rapper comedy Chozen debuts early on Xbox One

Danny McBride’s rapper comedy Chozen debuts early on Xbox One

By | January 7, 2014 at 11:11 am | One comment

Danny McBride's animated comedy series on FX, Chozen made its debut on Xbox One, a week before its television premiere. FX Now, the network's on-demand app, will allows users to stream the first episode of Chozen on the Xbox One before the show's Jan. 13 premiere on FXX. The...

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Watch the first episode of Broad City with Hannibal Buress, Fred Armisen

Watch the first episode of Broad City with Hannibal Buress, Fred Armisen

By | January 3, 2014 at 3:36 pm | No comments

Remember seeing a funny clip from Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer's new Comedy Central show Broad City? Well, you can now see the first full episode of the Amy Poehler-produced series online right now before its Jan. 22 television premiere! Get ready to see comedians Hannibal...

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