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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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Jay Leno, Chris Tucker, Lily Tomlin and more announced for Gilda’s LaughFest

Jay Leno, Chris Tucker, Lily Tomlin and more announced for Gilda’s LaughFest

By | November 12, 2013 at 11:15 am | No comments

Some of the biggest names in stand-up comedy have been announced as headliners of this year's Gilda's LaughFest. The nation's first-ever community-wide comedy festival announced its first round of talent and shows lined up for its fourth year of operation. Among the...

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Donnell Rawlings on new comedy era, Guy Court and Chappelle’s Show (Laughspin Interview)

Donnell Rawlings on new comedy era, Guy Court and Chappelle’s Show (Laughspin Interview)

By | November 7, 2013 at 2:50 pm | No comments

Donnell Rawlings is often recognized from his iconic roles on Chappelle's Show, namely Ashy Larry. And he doesn't mind at all. Since his days as the ashy dice roller, he has continued touring his stand-up act, making his own comedy sketch videos and more recently has appeared as...

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Comedian brother of Anne Hathaway clears up false pregnancy rumors (Exclusive)

Comedian brother of Anne Hathaway clears up false pregnancy rumors (Exclusive)

By | November 7, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 2 comments

Many stand-up comedians draw from their personal family lives for material. But what happens when your family includes an Academy Award-winning actress? Tom Hathaway (right) faces this exact problem. Tom is an aspiring stand-up and the younger brother of actress Anne...

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TBS slapped with $25,000 fine for Conan O’Brien promo

TBS slapped with $25,000 fine for Conan O’Brien promo

By | November 7, 2013 at 11:54 am | One comment

Seems like Conan O'Brien's crew is in some hot water with the FCC. Turner Broadcasting is being slapped with a hefty $25,000 fine by the Federal Communications Commission after a promotional gag for Conan last year. The promotion "used the emergency weather tones to gain...

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Comedy Central announces web series development slate; renews Ari Shaffir’s online storytelling show

Comedy Central announces web series development slate; renews Ari Shaffir’s online storytelling show

By | November 7, 2013 at 10:51 am | No comments

Comedy Central has always been excellent at keeping up with the times and not fighting the demand for free online content. Its online platform, CC: Studios, has announced its current development slate for its comedy web series. Among the projects is Strong Island, a show about...

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Russell Brand will Skype chat one-on-one with top fans

Russell Brand will Skype chat one-on-one with top fans

By | November 7, 2013 at 10:50 am | No comments

Russell Brand is launching his own iPhone app where fans can 'earn' a one-on-one Skype chat with the comedian. The free app is a collaboration with other celebrities, such as Jamie Foxx and Charlie Sheen, and tech start-up TopFan. The Russell Brand app will be another...

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Conan O’Brien will develop buddy comedy for Fox

Conan O’Brien will develop buddy comedy for Fox

By | November 6, 2013 at 4:14 pm | No comments

After his Rebel Wilson project, Super Fun Night, recently premiered on ABC, Conan O'Brien is developing another buddy comedy for Fox. I Knew You When is about the bumpy road to success, told from the dual perspectives of two old men who have already fulfilled their long lives...

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Russell Brand attends Million Mask March in London; calls for a revolution (Video)

Russell Brand attends Million Mask March in London; calls for a revolution (Video)

By | November 6, 2013 at 2:53 pm | One comment

Across the pond, comedian Russell Brand's call for a political and social revoltuion has gone viral on YouTube after his appearance on British news program Newsnight a couple of weeks ago. In the interview, which has well over 9 million views on YouTube, called for a change in...

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