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Colbert Report breaks Daily Show streak, Julia Louis-Dreyfus makes history at Emmys

Colbert Report breaks Daily Show streak, Julia Louis-Dreyfus makes history at Emmys

By | September 23, 2013 at 11:48 am | No comments

Julia Louis-Dreyfus made Emmy history last night when she won her fourth comedy award for Outstanding Lead Actress on Veep (it was her 14th nomination, which broke Lucille Ball's record of 13 as lead actress). "I'm very grateful to have the opportunity to make people laugh. It's...

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Report: Big Bang Theory actors want $1 million an episode

Report: Big Bang Theory actors want $1 million an episode

By | September 20, 2013 at 4:02 pm | One comment

Big Bang Theory, last year's highest-rated scripted television show, will enter its seventh season next week. It also enters a long eight months of behind-the-scenes negotiations to renew contracts smoothly and quietly before next year. Chuck Lorre's comedy will need to renew...

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Dave Chappelle is working on two new projects

Dave Chappelle is working on two new projects

By | September 20, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments

Dave Chappelle has been crushing it on the Oddball Comedy & Curiosity tour (aside from a minor hiccup in Hartford). In one of his first interviews in years with Vegas Seven, the comedy giant let slip that he's working on two undercover projects that he's really excited...

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Girl Code star Jessimae Peluso tells about the time she was tangled up in Lady Gaga’s dress (Exclusive video)

Girl Code star Jessimae Peluso tells about the time she was tangled up in Lady Gaga’s dress (Exclusive video)

By | September 20, 2013 at 3:26 pm | One comment

Earlier this week, I sat down with Carly Aquilino and Jessimae Peluso from MTV's Girl Code as they shot a video for Olay's #NoFilter ad campaign. Aquilino shared with me her #NoFilter moment when David Blaine walked in on her naked a couple of weeks ago in Nashville. Peluso...

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Louis C.K. on striking out with Gwyneth Paltrow, working for Conan O’Brien, more (Videos)

Louis C.K. on striking out with Gwyneth Paltrow, working for Conan O’Brien, more (Videos)

By | September 20, 2013 at 11:31 am | One comment

Emmy-nominated comedian Louis C.K. appeared on Conan again last night, sitting down to discuss parenting, Emmy-nominated acting tips, and hitting on a young Gwyneth Paltrow. His appearance comes shortly after the 20th anniversary of Late Night with Conan O'Brien, on which he was...

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Iranian comedian Maz Jobrani and Jewish comedian Elon Gold dance for peace (Video)

Iranian comedian Maz Jobrani and Jewish comedian Elon Gold dance for peace (Video)

By | September 20, 2013 at 9:08 am | No comments

In light of the heated debates over what to do about Iran's nuclear weapons program, comedians Elon Gold and Maz Jabrani have teamed up with the Ploughshares Fund to make light of the topic and give peace a…dance? That's right. Jabrani, an Iranian-American Muslim and Elon...

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NBC miniseries about Johnny Carson will explore the King of Late Night’s private life

NBC miniseries about Johnny Carson will explore the King of Late Night’s private life

By | September 19, 2013 at 4:38 pm | No comments

After more than 20 years, Johnny Carson is returning to NBC! The peacock network announced its plans for a miniseries about the life of the former Tonight Show host. The project comes after NBC announced it would produce a string of limited series, including one based on...

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Montreux Comedy Festival looking for rising comedians

Montreux Comedy Festival looking for rising comedians

By | September 19, 2013 at 4:01 pm | No comments

The largest comedy festival in Europe is looking for fresh faces for this year's shows. The Montreux Comedy Festival's 2013 stand-up contest offers comedians a chance to win an entry to perform in Switzerland this year, roundtrip airfare, free meals and a free hotel room in...

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Taylor Williamson snags second place on America’s Got Talent, gets kiss on the lips from Heidi Klum (Videos)

Taylor Williamson snags second place on America’s Got Talent, gets kiss on the lips from Heidi Klum (Videos)

By | September 19, 2013 at 11:12 am | No comments

We reported last week that stand-up comedian Taylor Williamson became one of the last six finalists left on NBC's America's Got Talent. Last night, in another nailbiting season finale, the nationwide talent show has crowned another $1 million winner. Last night, 26-year old...

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