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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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Julia Louis-Dreyfus poised to tie Lucille Ball’s record at the Emmys

Julia Louis-Dreyfus poised to tie Lucille Ball’s record at the Emmys

By | September 19, 2013 at 9:29 am | 2 comments

With her nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series for HBO's Veep, Dreyfus was nominated as a comedic actress in the lead and supporting categories 14 times. If she wins her fourth Emmy on Sunday, she will tie Lucille Ball for most comedic Emmys won. "It's taken me decades,...

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Seth Green dishes on Dads, mimes, and Austin Powers 4 in Reddit AMA

Seth Green dishes on Dads, mimes, and Austin Powers 4 in Reddit AMA

By | September 18, 2013 at 1:42 pm | One comment

Seth Green has been acting for over 30 years and is best known across a variety of platforms. He broke out with roles on The X-Files and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He was the quintessential son with daddy issues in the Austin Powers trilogy. He has also voiced many characters...

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Leno staffers bail early from The Tonight Show

Leno staffers bail early from The Tonight Show

By | September 18, 2013 at 11:38 am | No comments

As Jay Leno slowly prepares for his exit from The Tonight Show, some of his staffers are preparing a bit faster. Producers Bob Read and LiAnne Read have left Leno's staff to join Chelsea Lately after 12 years at the NBC talk show, Deadline.com reported. Tonight staffers will be...

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Chappelle has a casual weekend hanging out with Nas and Kevin Hart (Photos)

Chappelle has a casual weekend hanging out with Nas and Kevin Hart (Photos)

By | September 18, 2013 at 10:58 am | No comments

After getting boo'd out of Hartford by drunken idiots several weeks ago, Chappelle is still getting the love from both audiences and celebrities alike. As he continues to destroy in the remaining cities on the Oddball comedy tour, the former Comedy Central star still finds time...

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What if Tim Tebow and Aaron Hernandez were cast in a CBS sitcom? (Video)

What if Tim Tebow and Aaron Hernandez were cast in a CBS sitcom? (Video)

By | September 18, 2013 at 10:35 am | No comments

As the good and bad criticisms of the networks' new sitcom pick-ups begin with the premieres of shows like Andy Samberg's Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Seth MacFarlane's Dads on Fox, we start to think about which pilots weren't bought to make room for a Seth Green resurgance. We found...

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