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NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’ off to great start, first semi-finalists announced

NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’ off to great start, first semi-finalists announced

By | May 23, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 3 comments

With judges Russell Peters, Roseanne and Keenen Ivory Wayans and host JB Smoove, Last Comic Standing made its triumphant return last night to NBC. And this time, with the guidance of executive producer Wanda Sykes, Last Comic Standing is being done right. In year’s past NBC...

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‘The Big Bang Theory’ banned in China! Does the CBS comedy promote prostitution, gambling or terrorism?

‘The Big Bang Theory’ banned in China! Does the CBS comedy promote prostitution, gambling or terrorism?

By | May 20, 2014 at 5:44 pm | No comments

Love it or hate it, CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory is one of the most popular comedy series in television history; so popular, in fact, its stars Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki are beloved characters all over the world. Except in China. That's right,...

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Whitney Cummings, Lisa Lampanelli, Joy Behar, 11 more headlining Las Vegas comedy series ‘Lipshtick’ at Venetian

Whitney Cummings, Lisa Lampanelli, Joy Behar, 11 more headlining Las Vegas comedy series ‘Lipshtick’ at Venetian

By | May 16, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 3 comments

Whitney Cummings, Lisa Lampanelli, Susie Essman, Joy Behar and 10 other stellar comedians will be part of The Venetian Las Vegas’ new all-female comedy series Lipshtick. Get it— because “shtick” is sort of a synonym for comedy and because girls LOVE lipstick? You may be...

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Tenacious D promises Festival Supreme 2 will ‘leave all other comedy and music festivals crying in the dust’

Tenacious D promises Festival Supreme 2 will ‘leave all other comedy and music festivals crying in the dust’

By | May 13, 2014 at 1:33 pm | One comment

Jack Black and Kyle Gass, aka Tenacious D, have announced the return of Festival Supreme, the comedy, music and arts festival curated by the world’s most popular comedy rockers. "Yes, Festival Supreme was the comedy and music event of 2013,” Jack Black and Kyle Gass said in...

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Larry Wilmore in Stephen Colbert’s timeslot: Comedy Central starts ‘Minority Report’ in January

Larry Wilmore in Stephen Colbert’s timeslot: Comedy Central starts ‘Minority Report’ in January

By | May 9, 2014 at 8:18 pm | One comment

Comedy Central just announced that Larry Wilmore, Senior Black Correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, will replace Stephen Colbert at 11:30 pm ET each night on Comedy Central with his own show called The Minority Report. Starting in January of 2015, Wilmore will host...

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Ben Acker, Ben Blacker, John Hodgman talk Thrilling Adventure Hour ahead of Town Hall show

Ben Acker, Ben Blacker, John Hodgman talk Thrilling Adventure Hour ahead of Town Hall show

By | May 9, 2014 at 1:58 pm | No comments

The Thrilling Adventure Hour is a glorious amalgam of old-school and contemporary art, a throwback to a simpler time and yet highly evolved, sophisticated and simultaneously goofy as hell. The Thrilling Adventure Hour is super fucking cool. And it’s about to invade New York...

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Spike TV’s Don Rickles ‘One Night Only’ live blog

Spike TV’s Don Rickles ‘One Night Only’ live blog

By | May 6, 2014 at 8:12 pm | One comment

Hey, all we're live from the Apollo Theater in New York watching the filming of Spike TV's One Night Only tribute to the legendary Don Rickles. We just got done chatting up celebs and funny folks on the red carpet -- actually it was black, white and gray -- and now we're ready...

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Melissa McCarthy’s new trailer for ‘Tammy’ finds ‘Mike & Molly’ star fleeing with Susan Sarandon

Melissa McCarthy’s new trailer for ‘Tammy’ finds ‘Mike & Molly’ star fleeing with Susan Sarandon

By | May 6, 2014 at 12:29 pm | One comment

Melissa McCarthy will once again attempt to make summer box office gold—this time with a movie simply titled Tammy, which was co-written with her husband Ben Falcone, who also directed. Last year, McCarthy, alongside real-life pal Sandra Bullock killed it in cop comedy The...

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Watch Lewis Black’s ‘Old Yeller– Live at the Borgata’ exclusive video preview

Watch Lewis Black’s ‘Old Yeller– Live at the Borgata’ exclusive video preview

By | April 29, 2014 at 1:40 pm | No comments

Lewis Black's latest comedy colossus, Old Yeller: Live at the Borgata is as thick with incisive commentary about politics, Americans and technology as you'd expect. After all, this is Lewis Black we're talking about. And over the years, the 65-year-old veteran has sort of carved...

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