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The Interview’s Christmas Day release saved by indie theaters

The Interview’s Christmas Day release saved by indie theaters

By | December 23, 2014 at 6:35 pm | No comments

Sony will allow several smaller theater chains to release the now-controversial comedy The Interview. The Plaza Atlanta in Atlanta, GA, the Main Street Theater in Sioux City, IA and the Alamo Drafthouse in Dallas, TX have announced that they will be part of the last-minute...

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‘The Interview’ gets live performance in New York this weekend

‘The Interview’ gets live performance in New York this weekend

By | December 22, 2014 at 8:03 pm | One comment

Amidst the growing clusterfuck that has been the infamous Sony Hack and cancellation of the theatrical debut of the James Franco-Seth Rogen comedy The Interview, a silver lining of hope for Freedom of Speech has emerged. New York City's Treehouse Theater will host a live-reading...

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Ari Shaffir’s This Is Not Happening’s Comedy Central debut, one-hour special gets premiere date

Ari Shaffir’s This Is Not Happening’s Comedy Central debut, one-hour special gets premiere date

By | December 22, 2014 at 5:00 pm | One comment

Ari Shaffir is getting promoted from the Internet to television in the new year. Shaffir's storytelling stand-up series This Is Not Happening will make its television debut on Comedy Central on Thursday night, Jan. 22 at 12:30 am EST (technically the wee hours of Friday). This...

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Comedy Central moves @midnight to 11:30 to help Stephen Colbert to Larry Wilmore transition

Comedy Central moves @midnight to 11:30 to help Stephen Colbert to Larry Wilmore transition

By | December 22, 2014 at 3:16 pm | One comment

Comedy Central's faux game show @midnight will be @eleventhirty for a couple of weeks. Chris Hardwick and his show's hit #HashtagWars will play at 11:30 pm after The Daily Show with Jon Stewart for two weeks starting Jan. 5. Hardwick's @midnight will fill in for The Colbert...

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FXX snags Axe Cop, Lucas Bros Moving Co., more for Animation Domination High-Def

FXX snags Axe Cop, Lucas Bros Moving Co., more for Animation Domination High-Def

By | December 18, 2014 at 9:43 am | One comment

The Lucas Brothers are returning to television, along with several other animated comedy series. Animation Domination High-Def late-night programming block from Fox will relaunch on FXX in the new year. New episodes of Lucas Bros. Moving Co. will be joined by new Stone Quackers...

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Jon Stewart calls Congress bill “the Bill Cosby of legislation” (Video)

Jon Stewart calls Congress bill “the Bill Cosby of legislation” (Video)

By | December 17, 2014 at 3:40 pm | No comments

Congress recently passed the sneaky Cromnibus spending bill last week and Daily Show host Jon Stewart was not about to let politicians' bullshit go undetected, calling it "the Bill Cosby of legislation." The 1,600-page budget bill is a routine piece of legislation that decides...

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Broken Lizard score TBS comedy pilot ‘Quality Time’

Broken Lizard score TBS comedy pilot ‘Quality Time’

By | December 17, 2014 at 2:10 pm | No comments

Broken Lizard may spend some quality time on TBS if all goes according to plan. TNT/TBS head Kevin Reilly ordered a pilot from the makers of Super Troopers and Beerfest. Broken Lizard members Paul Soter, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme and Erik Stolhanske will write and star in...

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Team Coco supercut: Watch Conan’s best 2014 moments in one video

Team Coco supercut: Watch Conan’s best 2014 moments in one video

By | December 15, 2014 at 4:53 pm | No comments

Conan O'Brien and the rest of Team Coco released their annual Supercut mashup video on Monday, featuring their favorite clips from this year's Conan on TBS. The mashup of Conan moments reminds us of a hilarious Bill Hader visit, driving a Lyft with Kevin Hart and more Anchorman...

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Donald Glover’s FX hip-hop comedy pilot ‘Atlanta’ is happening

Donald Glover’s FX hip-hop comedy pilot ‘Atlanta’ is happening

By | December 15, 2014 at 4:35 pm | No comments

Donald Glover will create and star in a new comedy pilot for FX Networks. Childish Gambino is already working on the next season of Community for Yahoo! Screen and his next project Atlanta will show off more of his hip-hop chops. Atlanta is about two cousins working their way up...

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