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Monty Python to perform together for the first time in 24 years

Monty Python to perform together for the first time in 24 years

By | November 19, 2013 at 11:28 am | No comments

The next big group reunion is not some '80s rock band: it's comedy troupe Monty Python. The five living members of the legendary British comedy group are getting back together for a stage show, they announced in London. This will be the first time in over 20 years that members...

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‘Dumb and Dumber To’ finally gets a release date

‘Dumb and Dumber To’ finally gets a release date

By | November 19, 2013 at 10:26 am | No comments

Dumb and Dumber To finally has a release date. Fans will get to see Harry and Lloyd return to the big screen on Nov.14, 2014, Universal Pictures announced this week. Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels will return as the pair of dunces embarking on a road trip to find Harry's long-lost...

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Comedy Central renews Chris Hardwick’s @midnight with 40 week pick-up order

Comedy Central renews Chris Hardwick’s @midnight with 40 week pick-up order

By | November 15, 2013 at 9:38 am | 3 comments

Comedy Central solidified its new late-night installation by picking up @midnight for 40 more weeks. It's no surprise that the faux game show with Nerdist host Chris Hardwick at the helm was renewed. With its fun, buddy atmosphere and massive audience participation on Twitter,...

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Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell gets cancelled, last episode airs tonight

Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell gets cancelled, last episode airs tonight

By | November 14, 2013 at 4:11 pm | No comments

The new network FXX, FX's comedy-centric cable station, has axed its late-night program Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell due to low ratings. Bell's show worked on FX playing once a week. During the last leg of its first season, Totally Biased attracted 372,000 pairs of eyeballs...

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John Oliver is leaving the Daily Show to host his own show on HBO

John Oliver is leaving the Daily Show to host his own show on HBO

By | November 14, 2013 at 4:06 pm | No comments

It was just announced that John Oliver, former fill-in host and frequent correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, will host is own weekly topical comedy series on Sunday nights on HBO. No specifics have been made as to what type of show it will be, if it will follow a...

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Oprah Winfrey will air two more Wanda Sykes comedy specials

Oprah Winfrey will air two more Wanda Sykes comedy specials

By | November 14, 2013 at 11:23 am | No comments

It's been an exciting week for Wanda Sykes. After the announcement that she will executive produce the revival of NBC's Last Comic Standing, it was announced that the comedienne will return to the Oprah Winfrey Network in January with two more Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious...

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NBC is bringing back Last Comic Standing, Wanda Sykes will be executive producer

NBC is bringing back Last Comic Standing, Wanda Sykes will be executive producer

By | November 13, 2013 at 7:00 pm | No comments

NBC is reviving their stand-up comedy competition show Last Comic Standing for an 8th season, Variety just reported. Although no host as yet been announced, the network has slated the show for a summer 2014 return. The show last aired int he summer of 2010 when comedian...

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Maya Rudolph will return to primetime in post-Olympics variety show

Maya Rudolph will return to primetime in post-Olympics variety show

By | November 13, 2013 at 1:55 pm | No comments

Bridesmaids star Maya Rudolph will return to NBC this winter with an all-new variety show. The pilot for the project would air as a special after the Winter Olympics. If it premieres to much acclaim and fanfare, assumedly NBC would order a full-season run of episodes. Lorne...

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Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel film Crash Test TV special on a 60-foot bus (Photo)

Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel film Crash Test TV special on a 60-foot bus (Photo)

By | November 13, 2013 at 1:27 pm | No comments

Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel are taking their live Upright Citizens Brigade comedy show to the small screen (or big screen, depending what size your television is). The Human Giant alumni filmed their long-running show Crash Test as a TV special and they weren't being shy about it...

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