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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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Key & Peele to write untitled comedy film with Judd Apatow

Key & Peele to write untitled comedy film with Judd Apatow

By | November 13, 2013 at 12:47 pm | No comments

Key & Peele fans should start getting excited: Universal Pictures has just made a deal with the sketch comedy duo to write and star in an untitled Judd Apatow movie. Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele will co-write the comedy with the This is 40 filmmaker, who will also serve...

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Erik Rivera talks about his NBC comedy series, produced by Eva Longoria (Exclusive)

Erik Rivera talks about his NBC comedy series, produced by Eva Longoria (Exclusive)

By | November 12, 2013 at 1:39 pm | No comments

Ever since Friends and Seinfeld, NBC has struggled to find a full line-up of hit comedies on Thursday night. With 30 Rock retired and its freshmen shows, Sean Saves the World and The Michael J. Fox Show, barely hanging on, the Peacock network needs to find a quality show to pair...

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Fox orders 13 episodes of Seth MacFarlane show ‘Bordertown’

Fox orders 13 episodes of Seth MacFarlane show ‘Bordertown’

By | November 12, 2013 at 11:46 am | No comments

Seth MacFarlane is coming to Fox! …again! The Ted creator and voice star is bringing another animated comedy to his home network. It's just in time for Fox after silently cancelling The Cleveland Show and selling American Dad! to TBS after this season. MacFarlane's new...

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