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Comedy Central gets @DadBoner

Comedy Central gets @DadBoner

By | August 21, 2014 at 11:48 am | No comments

Comedy Central joined the Twitter craze ordering a pilot for @DadBoner, based off the poular Twitter feed of the same name and the book it spawned. The feed is maintained by Mike Burns, author of Power Moves: Livin' The American Dream, USA Style. @DadBoner is an animated series...

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Lindsay Lohan’s Tina Fey ‘Mean Girls’ reunion selfie goes missing

Lindsay Lohan’s Tina Fey ‘Mean Girls’ reunion selfie goes missing

By | August 20, 2014 at 12:21 pm | No comments

Mean Girls star Lindsay Lohan reunited with her on-screen teacher Tina Fey. Lohan posted a photo of her encounter on Instagram on Tuesday, but it's been deleted from Lohan's account. Apparently the photo was taken during a shoot for Entertainment Weekly, which hits stands in...

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Watch Jerrod Carmichael’s Spike Lee directed HBO special teaser

Watch Jerrod Carmichael’s Spike Lee directed HBO special teaser

By | August 18, 2014 at 4:12 pm | No comments

Jerrod Carmichael's Spike Lee-directed HBO special has a name, a premiere date and a teaser trailer. Love at The Store will debut on the premium cable channel on Oct. 4. The 26-year old Carmichael is a rising talent in the comedy world with his NBC pilot a solid contender for...

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Netflix snags Bill Cosby, Chelsea Handler, Bill Burr, Jim Jefferies, Chelsea Peretti comedy specials

Netflix snags Bill Cosby, Chelsea Handler, Bill Burr, Jim Jefferies, Chelsea Peretti comedy specials

By | August 14, 2014 at 7:37 pm | One comment

Old school comedian Bill Cosby meets new-age online streaming service Netflix this November. Cosby's newest special, Bill Cosby 77, will premiere on Netflix on Friday, Nov. 28 at 12:01am PST. The legendary comedy icon filmed a brand new special in July, with new material since...

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Kurt Braunohler: Comedy Central’s newest late-night host?

Kurt Braunohler: Comedy Central’s newest late-night host?

By | August 14, 2014 at 3:45 pm | No comments

Comedy Central may add comedian Kurt Braunohler to its late-night landscape. The network ordered a pilot for Getting' Some Strange with Kurt Braunohler. The late-night talk show would feature Braunohler covering strange stories of the day, revealing just how beautifully insane...

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Daily Show with Jon Stewart launches podcast

Daily Show with Jon Stewart launches podcast

By | August 13, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart is coming to iTunes…without Jon Stewart. Comedy Central has launched a new podcast The Daily Show Podcast without Jon Stewart, a bi-monthly behind-the-scenes show. Each 20-30 minute episode features Daily Show writers, producers and actors...

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Dying Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon teams with Fusion for animal rights documentary

Dying Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon teams with Fusion for animal rights documentary

By | August 13, 2014 at 5:22 pm | No comments

The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon is partnering with young network Fusion to produce a documentary about battling cancer and fighting for animal rights. The Emmy Award-winning writer and producer has been battling colorectal cancer since 2012. In his final months, Fusion will...

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Comedy Central renews Chris Hardwick’s @midnight, Internet wins for another 40 weeks

Comedy Central renews Chris Hardwick’s @midnight, Internet wins for another 40 weeks

By | August 13, 2014 at 3:45 pm | No comments

Social media late night game show @midnight will continue at Comedy Central. The network renewed Chris Hardwick's show, which features three comedians battling to win the Internet, for a second season. The new season will run for 40 weeks, which is 160 episodes, in 2015. Nerdist...

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Comedy Dynamics offers vast comedy library on Hulu featuring Jim Norton, Whitney Cummings, DL Hughley and many more (Sponsored video)

Comedy Dynamics offers vast comedy library on Hulu featuring Jim Norton, Whitney Cummings, DL Hughley and many more (Sponsored video)

By | August 13, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments

Comedian and frequent Time magazine contributor Jim Norton gets really awkward in social situations. But that's partly because other people are obnoxious and awkward, too. Norton's superb 2013 stand-up special Please Be Offended talks about the people in life who are way too...

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