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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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Amy Poehler’s show ‘Welcome to Sweden’ lands at NBC

Amy Poehler’s show ‘Welcome to Sweden’ lands at NBC

By | October 8, 2013 at 11:03 am | One comment

The Poehler family must be very proud. Amy Poehler and her brother Greg have sold the US broadcasting rights of their new show Welcome to Sweden to NBC. The sitcom is a semi-autobiographical comedy that stars Greg as a New York accountant named Bruce who falls for a Swedish girl...

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Amazon Studios greenlights three original comedies

Amazon Studios greenlights three original comedies

By | October 3, 2013 at 12:41 pm | No comments

Amazon Studios has greenlit three original half-hour comedy pilots in an attempt to compete with video streaming giants Netflix and Hulu Plus. The pilots will stream for free on Amazon Instant Video in early 2014. Based on the feedback and viewership, Amazon will determine which...

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Dan St. Germain discovers “Pulling Out” (Video)

Dan St. Germain discovers “Pulling Out” (Video)

By | October 3, 2013 at 12:10 pm | No comments

Jebediah Musnug's wife is pregnant again. Despite using the fool proof birth control method of having sex upside down while wearing hats, the Musnugs are again with child. Until one day, Jebediah discovers a brilliant new form of contraception. From the man who brought you...

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Mo’Nique to join the crowded female talk show landscape

Mo’Nique to join the crowded female talk show landscape

By | October 3, 2013 at 11:57 am | No comments

Daytime television is about to become a crowded woman's world. ABC/Disney is in talks to launch a new talk show with Queens of Comedy comic Mo'Nique. The Oscar-winning actress will compete against an already-funny daytime landscape filled with comediennes Whoopi Goldberg and...

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Fox orders John Mulaney series after NBC passed

Fox orders John Mulaney series after NBC passed

By | October 3, 2013 at 10:57 am | One comment

In a long-awaited move, Fox has saved from the scrap bin the excting John Mulaney project that NBC passed on earlier this year. Mulaney, with executive producer Lorne Michaels, was the hot pilot that everyone was talking about. When NBC decided it wanted to go in a...

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