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IFC renews Comedy Bang Bang for a third season

IFC renews Comedy Bang Bang for a third season

By | October 14, 2013 at 12:17 pm | No comments

In an expected move to cement its commitment to alternative hit comedies, IFC has renewed Comedy Bang! Bang! for a third season. The fan favorite series from comedian Scott Aukerman will return with 20 half-hour episodes in 2014. Some big time names have appeared on the first...

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Pete Holmes teaches you how to do a Hannibal Buress impression (Exclusive video)

Pete Holmes teaches you how to do a Hannibal Buress impression (Exclusive video)

By | October 11, 2013 at 11:08 am | 7 comments

I sat down with Pete Holmes to discuss his upcoming talk show, The Pete Holmes Show, which premieres on Oct. 28 on TBS. We talked about "comedy cancer," living a life worth commenting on and living your dreams. Perhaps most importantly, Holmes helped me fulfill my dream of doing...

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Gilda’s LaughFest accepting comedian submissions for 2014

Gilda’s LaughFest accepting comedian submissions for 2014

By | October 10, 2013 at 2:53 pm | No comments

Gilda's LaughFest, named after the late comedienne Gilda Radner, is one of the largest comedy festivals in the country, known for its all-star schedule of the nation's top headliners. A few of the seemingly countless names featured in the the last three years are Lewis Black,...

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Fox orders Steve Carell’s celebrity game show to series

Fox orders Steve Carell’s celebrity game show to series

By | October 9, 2013 at 2:53 pm | No comments

Get ready to see your favorite office boss back on television. Fox has ordered eight episodes of Steve Carell's Slide Show, a celebrity-driven game show. Slide Show places two teams of celebrities and comedians against each other in a variety of challenges. Contestants will...

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Rory Albanese sells sitcom to CBS, will leave Daily Show as executive producer

Rory Albanese sells sitcom to CBS, will leave Daily Show as executive producer

By | October 9, 2013 at 2:39 pm | No comments

Comedian Rory Albanese will end his five-year run as executive producer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart this Thursday. Albanese, who has been with the Emmy award-winning show for seven years, has signed a development deal for two scripts with Warner Bros. TV. One of the...

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Chris Hardwick’s @midnight show on Comedy Central will premiere a week before Pete Holmes Show on TBS

Chris Hardwick’s @midnight show on Comedy Central will premiere a week before Pete Holmes Show on TBS

By | October 9, 2013 at 1:14 pm | No comments

Comedy Central has announced a premiere date for its newest entry into the late-night talk show market. Chris Hardwick's @midnight will debut on Oct. 21 at midnight EST. Hardwick's part-talk show/part-faux game show will run Monday through Thursday, extending Comedy Central's...

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You can watch Harry Potter star Rupert Grint’s ‘Super Clyde’ pilot online

You can watch Harry Potter star Rupert Grint’s ‘Super Clyde’ pilot online

By | October 9, 2013 at 11:22 am | No comments

If you haven't heard of the television show Super Clyde, don't worry, it's not because you're falling behind on the times. It's because CBS ordered the pilot, starring Harry Potter alumnus Ruper Grint, back in January but decided not to pick it up for series. The good news is...

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Man arrested for double stabbing at Baltimore comedy club, Aries Spears not pleased

Man arrested for double stabbing at Baltimore comedy club, Aries Spears not pleased

By | October 8, 2013 at 3:44 pm | No comments

Baltimore police have arrested a man for stabbing two security guards at a comedy club Sunday night. According to reports, Kenneth Corporal and his friends had a dispute over their bill at the Baltimore Comedy Factory. The club's bouncers attempted to escort Corporal, 21, out of...

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Stephen Colbert’s new board game explains the government shutdown (Video)

Stephen Colbert’s new board game explains the government shutdown (Video)

By | October 8, 2013 at 12:49 pm | No comments

If you're frustrated because you still don't understand how the government shutdown works, there is finally a simple explanation offered from none other than serious political expert Stephen Colbert. The right-wing fake-news pundit has released a board game that explains the...

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