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NBC putting out casting call for diverse comedians

By | May 4, 2010 at 11:41 am | 2 comments

Calling all budding comedians of diverse backgrounds! NBC wants you. Yes, you. You and your blossoming comedic chops are invited to audition for the broadcasting giant's countrywide search for comedians of "diverse backgrounds." In order to enter, visit NBC's official audition...

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Chris Rock to be honored by Spike TV; Tracy Morgan, Zach Galifianakis up for awards

By | April 30, 2010 at 1:04 pm | No comments

In its fourth annual Guys Choice Awards, Spike TV is set to bestow the crown and scepter of the "Funniest M.F." title to none other than Chris Rock – an aptly deserving individual of such a distinction if ever there was one. The, ahem, ceremony will be airing on June 20 at 10...

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Conservative network to launch right-wing stand-up comedy show

By | April 28, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 14 comments

Love those Tea Party rallies and Obama effigy burnings but wish they were funnier? Well, today is your lucky day! Launching very, very soon is RightNetwork, a new comedy and entertainment network exclusively for, as Kelsey Grammer (who has signed on to be the network's first...

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Patton Oswalt, Rob Corddry, more join TBS’s Just For Laughs festival

By | April 28, 2010 at 12:37 pm | No comments

Patton Oswalt, Adam Corolla, Rob Corddry, and George Wendt are just a few of the new names announced this week who will be added to the already-impressive lineup at TBS's Just For Laughs comedy festival, going down June 15-19 in Chicago. Joining the likes of already confirmed...

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Adam Ferrara to host American adaptation of Top Gear

By | April 27, 2010 at 3:19 pm | No comments

By George, the Brits have done it again! In spite of a nagging inability to have successfully cajoled the Americas into staying under British rule, our mother country sure has an impressive knack for dominating when it comes to all things television oriented. And with that,...

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Conan O’Brien close to new production deal with Warner Bros.

By | April 26, 2010 at 4:26 pm | No comments

Looks like TBS won't be the only new venue housing a displaced Conan O'Brien. As of Sunday, Variety is reporting that Conan will be packing up and moving to Warner Bros. TV for his new, forthcoming TBS show. This brings about a drastic change for Team Coco, as the comedy...

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Reggie Watts joins Conan O’Brien tour, announces CD/DVD release

By | April 26, 2010 at 2:35 pm | One comment

Aside from reducing the national deficit to manageable levels and singlehandedly dismembering the Tea Party movement, is there anything Reggie Watts can't accomplish? (And, given enough time and the right MacGuyver-like tools, it's not hard to imagine the multifaceted Watts...

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TBS and Rooftop Comedy’s college bracket voting starts today

By | April 22, 2010 at 4:00 pm | No comments

Hey, who says the future for current college students in America has to be so dire? With the onset of the National College Comedy Competition, produced by Rooftop Comedy and TBS, a few poor (and hilarious) souls might just be saved from the depressing drudgery of the...

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New York Arab-American Comedy Festival to feature first ever all-Arab language show in the U.S.

By | April 21, 2010 at 5:17 pm | No comments

It's a comedy institution with a little bit of a twist to this year's festivities. Although the New York Arab-American Comedy Festival has consistently delivered quality performances and often edgy, seat-gripping doses of political incorrectness, one hurtle it has never cleared...

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