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Amy Schumer, John Oliver win Peabody Awards + Amy Schumer’s hilarious booty video!

Amy Schumer, John Oliver win Peabody Awards + Amy Schumer’s hilarious booty video!

By | April 16, 2015 at 5:40 pm | No comments

Amy Schumer and John Oliver join fellow Comedy Central cohorts Jon Stewart and Key & Peele as Peabody Award Winners. The Peabody Awards are given annually for various media. "The single criteria for receiving a Peabody Award is excellence," says its website. Unlike the...

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Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser comes to Crackle this summer (Trailer)

Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser comes to Crackle this summer (Trailer)

By | April 15, 2015 at 12:30 pm | No comments

Fans of the cult hit Joe Dirt can get a taste of the upcoming sequel Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser today. Crackle.com released a trailer for the follow-up to David Spade's 2001 box office bomb. Despite its measly $27 million gross in theaters, Joe Dirt grew an enormous fan base on...

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Sarah Silverman apologizes to New York club owner after #Ask4More video controversy

Sarah Silverman apologizes to New York club owner after #Ask4More video controversy

By | April 14, 2015 at 4:47 pm | 55 comments

Sarah Silverman caused controversy last week when she implied that comedy club owner Al Martin paid her less for a stand-up set because she was a female comic. She put out a public apology to Martin on Tuesday, acknowledging that her story was "HARDLY an example of the wage...

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Eddie Murphy to receive Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor

Eddie Murphy to receive Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor

By | April 9, 2015 at 2:26 pm | No comments

Eddie Murphy will receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, the Kennedy Center announced. The annual prize is awarded for "a fearless observer of society, who startled many while delighting and informing many more with [an] uncompromising perspective on social...

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Netflix lands Ricky Gervais satire starring Eric Bana, reaffirming commitment to comedy

Netflix lands Ricky Gervais satire starring Eric Bana, reaffirming commitment to comedy

By | April 6, 2015 at 2:42 pm | No comments

Netflix landed the rights to Ricky Gervais' comedy flick Special Correspondents. Gervais wrote the script and will direct the film starring Erica Bana as a struggling New York-based radio journalist. In classic War of the Worlds fashion, he fakes front-line war reports from...

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Denis Leary ‘Benders’ hockey comedy headed to IFC

Denis Leary ‘Benders’ hockey comedy headed to IFC

By | March 31, 2015 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments

Denis Leary gets another TV show greenlit as IFC has ordered eight episodes of Benders. The half-hour hockey comedy developed under the title Uncle Chubby's follows a group of friends bonded by an undying obsession with their amateur hockey league. None of the members are...

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Daily Show names Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart’s successor

Daily Show names Trevor Noah as Jon Stewart’s successor

By | March 30, 2015 at 11:31 am | 2 comments

Comedy Central has chosen an heir— Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show. Jon Stewart shocked fans in February when he unexpectedly announced that he will be leaving The Daily Show after 17 years. Just when speculation over David Letterman and Craig...

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Kevin Smith confirms Mallrats sequel with cast preview (Photo)

Kevin Smith confirms Mallrats sequel with cast preview (Photo)

By | March 26, 2015 at 10:01 pm | No comments

Kevin Smith made waves last week when he announced the shooting schedule for his next slate of films: Clerks 3 in May, long-pondered hockey flick Hit Somebody this fall and Tusk spin-off Moose Jaws in February 2016. At the end of the announcement he teased a project no one...

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Ricky Gervais’ Netflix show ‘Derek’ signs off with an hour special. Watch the trailer now!

Ricky Gervais’ Netflix show ‘Derek’ signs off with an hour special. Watch the trailer now!

By | March 26, 2015 at 2:25 pm | One comment

Derek Noakes is returning to Netflix one last time for a one-hour heartfelt Derek special. Ricky Gervais reprises his British retirement home caretaker one last time in the United States on April 3. It already aired in the U.K. in December. Derek captivated American audiences...

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