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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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Comedy Central renews Kroll Show for a third season, Nick Kroll makes Dave Chappelle reference

Comedy Central renews Kroll Show for a third season, Nick Kroll makes Dave Chappelle reference

By | March 6, 2014 at 11:03 am | 2 comments

Versatile comedian Nick Kroll made an exciting announcement on last night's Late Night with Seth Meyers. Comedy Central has renewed his sketch comedy series Kroll Show for a third season. "Nick has gone so deep into his characters we're worried about his mental health if we...

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Homer Simpson reveals the “ugly truth” about the Oscars (Photo)

Homer Simpson reveals the “ugly truth” about the Oscars (Photo)

By | March 5, 2014 at 11:51 am | No comments

You might have missed Homer Simpson at the Oscars this past Sunday. That might be because the other celebrities were keeping him out of the limelight! The beloved animated father posted on Twitter what really happened during Ellen DeGeneres' (well, technically Bradley Cooper...

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