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Mike Epps joins Miami Heat star LeBron James’ comedy series for Starz

Mike Epps joins Miami Heat star LeBron James’ comedy series for Starz

By | March 28, 2014 at 3:04 pm | No comments

LeBron James is creeping slowly and slowly into other spheres of the entertainment world outside of the NBA. We reported last year that the Miami Heat MVP plans on shooting Ballers with comedian Kevin Hart this summer for his first starring role. Now he's executive producing a...

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AMC wants to be funny, announces comedy projects from Seth Rogen, Wyatt Cenac, John Leguizamo

AMC wants to be funny, announces comedy projects from Seth Rogen, Wyatt Cenac, John Leguizamo

By | March 28, 2014 at 1:24 pm | No comments

AMC, popularly known for its award-winning dramas like Mad Men and Breaking Bad, wants to expand its programming to include serious comedy contenders. During its upfront presentation to advertisers, the network announced that it's given the green light to its first original...

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Stephen Colbert inspires #CancelColbert hashtag on Twitter, because people hate context (Video)

Stephen Colbert inspires #CancelColbert hashtag on Twitter, because people hate context (Video)

By | March 28, 2014 at 12:52 pm | No comments

If the misinformed #CancelColbert campaign teaches us anything, it should be that the premise of a joke is just as important as its punch line. Twitter erupted Thursday evening when The Colbert Report's official Twitter page tweeted a joke from Wednesday night's episode. On the...

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Marc Maron and Adam Carolla talk technology on PBS Web series ‘Everything But The News’ (Video)

Marc Maron and Adam Carolla talk technology on PBS Web series ‘Everything But The News’ (Video)

By | March 28, 2014 at 12:03 pm | No comments

The PBS original Web series Everything But The News with host Steve Goldbloom explores tech in California. Their newest episode, which launched this week on PBS's YouTube page, examines the effects of technology on the state of comedy. Goldbloom talks to podcasters Marc Maron...

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Watch Gabriel Iglesias, Marlon Wayans in ‘A Haunted House 2′ trailer (Video)

Watch Gabriel Iglesias, Marlon Wayans in ‘A Haunted House 2′ trailer (Video)

By | March 28, 2014 at 11:42 am | No comments

Gabriel Iglesias is stepping up his movie game. After voice work in hit animated films Planes and The Nut Job, and a small part in the male stripper story Magic Mike, a new trailer for A Haunted House 2 shows the fluffy comedian alongside a line-up of talented comedic actors for...

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Beerfest director Jay Chandrasekhar will write Cheech and Chong movie

Beerfest director Jay Chandrasekhar will write Cheech and Chong movie

By | March 28, 2014 at 11:25 am | No comments

The fabled Cheech & Chong reunion film is back on! After announcing in 2005 that they've canceled plans to star in a new feature film, CelebStoner.com reports that Tommy Chong has confirmed a script is in the works. Super Troopers director (and mustache ride giver) Jay...

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Ellen Page cast as John Belushi’s wife in biopic

Ellen Page cast as John Belushi’s wife in biopic

By | March 27, 2014 at 9:49 am | One comment

The fast-approaching John Belushi biopic has cast another principal character, Belushi's wife, Judith Jacklin. Last Fall we learned that Emile Hirsch will play the beloved Saturday Night Live alum who died of an overdose at the tragically young age of 33. Earlier this year,...

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Roseanne, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Russell Peters named Last Comic Standing judges

Roseanne, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Russell Peters named Last Comic Standing judges

By | March 21, 2014 at 4:49 pm | One comment

Executive producer Wanda Sykes and her team have locked up their celebrity judges and premiere date for the upcoming season of Last Comic Standing. The 13-episode eighth season premieres on May 22 for two hours at 9 pm EST, airing for one hour at 10 pm in following weeks....

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Comedian Adam Richmond charged with sexual assault, faces up to 25 years in prison

Comedian Adam Richmond charged with sexual assault, faces up to 25 years in prison

By | March 21, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 101 comments

For one stand-up comedian who has been featured on NBC's Last Comic Standing and Last Call with Carson Daly, the expectation of a romantic encounter may after a show may have gone to his head. Felony sexual assault charges have been filed against LA comedian Adam Richmond....

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