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Will Ferrell, Patton Oswalt, and others make video for imprisoned comedian (Video)

Will Ferrell, Patton Oswalt, and others make video for imprisoned comedian (Video)

By | December 17, 2013 at 10:18 am | No comments

Funny Or Die has a new campaign and it's to #FreeShez. In April, American citizen Shezanne "Shez" Cassim was jailed in the United Arab Emirates for posting a comedy video to YouTube in 2012. The 19-minute video parodies a group of gangster posers in Dubai who take their life...

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jay Leno inducted into television Hall of Fame

Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jay Leno inducted into television Hall of Fame

By | December 17, 2013 at 10:08 am | No comments

The Television Academy of Arts & Sciences, the fine folks behind the Emmys, have announced the 2014 inductees to the Television Academy's Hall of Fame. Late night talk show host and stand-up comedian Jay Leno and four-time Emmy award-winning comedy actress Julia...

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David Spade brings comedy series to HBO

David Spade brings comedy series to HBO

By | December 17, 2013 at 10:00 am | 2 comments

David Spade is getting another go on the small screen. The Rules of Engagement star is in talks to bring an untitled comedy project to HBO which he will co-write and potentially star in. The show is about Shane, a former rock and roll manager in LA who has struggled as of late...

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Saturday Night Live auditions final three black female comedians today

Saturday Night Live auditions final three black female comedians today

By | December 16, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments

There was a lot of fuss over the weekend when Lorne Michaels revealed on Thursday that at least one new black female actress would join the cast of Saturday Night Live in January. The show had been under heavy scrutiny for its lack of diversity, especially with women of color,...

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Family Guy resurrects dead character

Family Guy resurrects dead character

By | December 16, 2013 at 12:06 pm | No comments

Warning: This article contains spoilers, if there's such a thing as spoilers on Family Guy. For all of those who freaked out and signed petitions, you can relax. Seth MacFarlane and the writers of Fox's Family Guy appeared in last night's holiday-themed episode 'Christmas...

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Billy Eichner and Amy Poehler ambush people with christmas carols (Video)

Billy Eichner and Amy Poehler ambush people with christmas carols (Video)

By | December 16, 2013 at 12:01 pm | One comment

Sassy man-on-the-street Billy Eichner and Golden Globe-nominated comedian Amy Poehler ran around the streets of New York City scaring people into singing Christmas carols recently. It was astonishing how many people didn't know the words to some of the most beloved holiday songs...

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Here’s the Golden Globes comedy nominees, also American Hustle is a comedy apparently

Here’s the Golden Globes comedy nominees, also American Hustle is a comedy apparently

By | December 13, 2013 at 8:33 am | 2 comments

As the year comes to a close and a new one begins, the frenzy that is awards season is underway. There are a bounty of awards with various acronyms attached to their unique trophies. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced their nominees for the 2014 Golden Globe...

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NBC working with upcoming comedian Jerrod Carmichael

NBC working with upcoming comedian Jerrod Carmichael

By | December 12, 2013 at 2:44 pm | No comments

NBC is putting another much-needed comedy into the ring for next season. Comedian Jerrod Carmichael has inked a deal to shoot a presentation for the Peacock Network. The project would be written by and star the comic, who had an acting arc on Fox's The Goodwin Games. The...

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Aaron Paul and Will Arnett voice adult animated comedy on Netflix

Aaron Paul and Will Arnett voice adult animated comedy on Netflix

By | December 12, 2013 at 2:36 pm | No comments

Two-time Emmy Award-winning Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul is trying his hand at comedy in the new Netflix adult comedy BoJack Horseman. The animated series is about a whiskey-drinking humanoid horse BoJack, voiced by Arrested Development's Will Arnett who deals with his personal...

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