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Comedy Central orders more Key & Peele, Brickleberry, and Drunk History

Comedy Central orders more Key & Peele, Brickleberry, and Drunk History

By | November 4, 2013 at 11:11 am | No comments

Plan on seeing more amazing sketches, more drunk historical interpretations, and more of a talking bear. Comedy Central announced last week that is has ordered a third season of Brickleberry, a fourth season of Key and Peele, and has renewed the freshman show Drunk History for a...

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Ellen DeGeneres bares (almost) all in Halloween costume (Video)

Ellen DeGeneres bares (almost) all in Halloween costume (Video)

By | November 4, 2013 at 11:09 am | One comment

Comedienne Ellen DeGeneres bared (almost) all in her Nicki Minaj costume this year. "I decided to go as something really scary this year: half-naked," she joked in her opening monologue. On her Halloween episode, DeGeneres strutted out in front of her audience with a very...

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Lisa Lampanelli is now the spokesperson for a life-saving weight loss surgery

Lisa Lampanelli is now the spokesperson for a life-saving weight loss surgery

By | October 31, 2013 at 1:45 pm | One comment

The Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America has announced the Lovable Queen of Mean, Lisa Lampanelli, as their National Ambassador of Hope. If you've been listening to the amazing Laughspin Podcast, then you'd know that Lampanelli is now a skinny bitch (Don't get upset. She...

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Kevin Hart donates $250,000 to Philadelphia public schools (Video)

Kevin Hart donates $250,000 to Philadelphia public schools (Video)

By | October 31, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments

Kevin Hart is one of the hottest stand-up comedians out there right now. He has done arena tours and produced his own stand-up concert films which have grossed tens of millions of dollars. The Philadelphia-grown star has not forgotten where he came from. Hart posted a video on...

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Whoopi Goldberg documentary about Moms Mabley headed to HBO

Whoopi Goldberg documentary about Moms Mabley headed to HBO

By | October 30, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 3 comments

Whoopi Goldberg's documentary honoring the iconic comedienne Moms Mabley will make its television debut on HBO in November. The project made an impressive showing in April at the Tribeca Film Festival. Goldberg had funded the project using the popular crowd-funding website,...

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Report: CNN planning a comedy news series like The Daily Show, hosted by Bill Weir

Report: CNN planning a comedy news series like The Daily Show, hosted by Bill Weir

By | October 30, 2013 at 11:36 am | 2 comments

Will CNN president Jeff Zucker truly shake things up at the 24-hour news channel by inserting a comedy news show? That's the word on the street since New York Post's Page 6 said over the weekend that CNN might be developing a show in the style of The Daily Show when Bill Weir...

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Ellen DeGeneres develops lesbian-led sitcom with NBC

Ellen DeGeneres develops lesbian-led sitcom with NBC

By | October 29, 2013 at 12:29 pm | No comments

Comedienne Ellen DeGeneres is getting back into the sitcom game. The daytime talk show host is in development with NBC to executive produce a multi-camera sitcom with a lesbian lead character. The untitled project centers on a lesbian and her straight male best friend who get...

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Emile Hirsch cast as John Belushi in biopic; begins filming in spring 2014

Emile Hirsch cast as John Belushi in biopic; begins filming in spring 2014

By | October 29, 2013 at 12:07 pm | One comment

Into the Wild actor Emile Hirsch has been cast as the legendary John Belushi in the upcoming untitled biopic from Steve Conrad. The movie will focus on the heights of Belushi's fame, so expect to see Hirsch in the Blues Brothers suit and Animal House toga. Covering his...

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Marcia Wallace, voice of The Simpsons’ Mrs. Krabappel, passes away at the age of 70

Marcia Wallace, voice of The Simpsons’ Mrs. Krabappel, passes away at the age of 70

By | October 29, 2013 at 11:51 am | No comments

We are sad to report that Emmy Award-winning actress Marcia Wallace passed away this weekend. Wallace is best known for her role on the 1970s sitcom The Bob Newhart Show and, more recently, her voice as crude elementary school teacher Edna Krabappel on The Simpsons. Wallace...

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