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John Oliver NOT Jon Stewart’s replacement. HBO renews Last Week Tonight through 2017!

John Oliver NOT Jon Stewart’s replacement. HBO renews Last Week Tonight through 2017!

By | February 18, 2015 at 5:13 pm | No comments

HBO has renewed Last Week Tonight With John Oliver for two more years. Sorry to anyone still holding out hope that the former Daily Show correspondent would jump ship after his contract with HBO ended later this year. The deal will call for two additional seasons, each...

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Whoopi Goldberg joins Jermaine Fowler’s ABC sitcom

Whoopi Goldberg joins Jermaine Fowler’s ABC sitcom

By | February 18, 2015 at 2:20 pm | No comments

Whoopi Goldberg will join comedian Jermaine Fowler in a new ABC sitcom Delores & Jermaine. The outspoken co-host of The View has signed on to film the pilot in New York City. Jermaine Fowler created the pilot for Delores & Jermaine based on his life. Fowler stars as a...

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Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary In Memoriam honors crew, not just cast (Video)

Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary In Memoriam honors crew, not just cast (Video)

By | February 17, 2015 at 3:13 pm | No comments

Saturday Night Live cast members, past and current, will always give tremendous props to the crew members who work behind the scenes. Most any performer will say the same thing about those who aren't in the spotlight; it's why at the end of every Broadway show's curtain call the...

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Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special: Laughspin’s favorite moments

Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special: Laughspin’s favorite moments

By | February 16, 2015 at 1:31 pm | No comments

Sunday night's Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special was a huge success, delivering NBC a ratings smash with 23.1 million primetime viewers. Countless celebrities and Saturday Night Live alumni were invited to perform on the three-and-a-half hour telecast. Other...

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Saturday Night Live app features 5,500 sketches

Saturday Night Live app features 5,500 sketches

By | February 16, 2015 at 10:50 am | No comments

NBC aired its Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special last night and to get people excited the network launched a special SNL app! The new app, now available for Apple iOS with an Android version coming soon, is a free app with more than 300 hours of comedy from about 5,500...

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Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck trailer is hilarious (Video)

Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck trailer is hilarious (Video)

By | February 11, 2015 at 4:24 pm | No comments

Judd Apatow's Amy Schumer movie Trainwreck finally has a trailer--- and it is awesome. The film was written by the Inside Amy Schumer comedian and directed by Apatow last year. Trainwreck takes place in New York City and follows journalist Amy (Schumer). After her father, played...

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Watch Jon Stewart’s Daily Show retirement announcement (Video)

Watch Jon Stewart’s Daily Show retirement announcement (Video)

By | February 11, 2015 at 2:13 pm | One comment

Shocking news broke yesterday that Jon Stewart announced he will step down from his award-winning Comedy Central series The Daily Show with Jon Stewart later this year. Stewart told his live studio audience last night during the taping, vaguely explaining that The Daily Show and...

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Joan Rivers, Weird Al win comedy Grammys, Tenacious D snags grammy for metal

Joan Rivers, Weird Al win comedy Grammys, Tenacious D snags grammy for metal

By | February 9, 2015 at 2:54 pm | No comments

Last night's Grammys was a Twitter warm-up for comedians nationwide preparing to tweet their best celebrity snark during the Oscars later this month. But the 57th Annual Grammy Awards brought some good news for a few big comedy names on Sunday night. "Weird Al" Yankovic took...

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Aisha Tyler, Margaret Cho, Jim Gaffigan star in Adventures in Comedy (Video)

Aisha Tyler, Margaret Cho, Jim Gaffigan star in Adventures in Comedy (Video)

By | February 5, 2015 at 11:12 am | No comments

Being a comedian is not an easy job. Tom McCaffrey's new film Adventures in Comedy delves deep into the hardships stand-up comics nationwide face in honing and honoring their craft. Adventures in Comedy follows McCaffrey as a stand-up comedian following his dreams despite the...

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