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Comedy Central orders more Ugly Americans, takes on Twilight tonight

By | April 21, 2010 at 4:18 pm | No comments

The undead will continue to live on at Comedy Central. Well, for now, at least. This time around, execs at the comedy juggernaut have elected to spare Ugly Americans, the animated series from David M. Stern (he of Simpsons fame), the wooden stake through the heart of...

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Ricky Gervais develops new show about dwarf actor for BBC and HBO

By | April 21, 2010 at 3:50 pm | No comments

The good times never stop rolling for Ricky Gervais. After the smashing success of English television laugh factories like The Office and Extras, it was announced today that Gervais will be sticking his hand in the BBC pudding once again. The new show, being developed for both...

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Lewis Black takes on Sarah Palin, Tea Partiers (VIDEO)

By | April 20, 2010 at 12:51 pm | No comments

But really, would we have expected anything less? In an interview with the Wall Street Journal's David Weidner, Black beared his trademark fangs against the Tea Partiers, and especially comic goldmine Sarah Palin. Check it...

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It’s official: Conan O’Brien is going to TBS

By | April 12, 2010 at 12:58 pm | No comments

Conan O'Brien Tweeted this at about 12:50 pm EST: "The good news: I will be doing a show on TBS starting in November! The bad news: I'll be playing Rudy on the all new Cosby Show." And he was only half joking. Yes folks, you heard it here first (unless you heard from CNN...

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Tina Fey reveals Conan, Leno-inspired ’30 Rock’ finale plot (VIDEO)

By | April 7, 2010 at 3:01 pm | One comment

On the season finale of NBC and Tina Fey's ultra-mega hit love child, 30 Rock, the Divine Ms. F is playing things a little dirty. Apparently – as our not-so-secret sources at have revealed – there's going to be a little bit of Conan-gate in the episode's...

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Robin Williams in trouble for Australia ‘redneck’ comment

By | April 1, 2010 at 3:13 pm | No comments

Or, "Hairy Comedian in Hairy Situation," as the New York Times so eloquently put it. No, this is no shoddy example of a hair-brained (sorry) April Fools joke - this week, Reginald Rant Robin Williams really did appear on The Late Show with David Letterman, and he really did call...

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Big Jay Oakerson hitting the road with Korn

By | March 31, 2010 at 3:40 pm | One comment

Comedian Big Jay Oakerson, he of the driving strippers around Philadelphia fame, has joined up with the Jagermeister Tour and Mayhem Festival, playing host and MC to the cross-country aggro-rock extravaganza. The tour features the musical talents of Korn (sorry, the backwards...

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Conan O’Brien was asked to host Tonys

By | March 29, 2010 at 2:20 pm | No comments

That would have been pretty swell. Chorus kick-line worthy, even. See, here's the deal: it seems that CBS had expressed some interest in procuring the hosting services of Sir Coco for this year's Tony Awards. However, citing contract restraints tied to his NBC buy-out deal,...

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David Cross will release new CD, DVD on May 25

By | March 25, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments

Even after the announcement that IFC will be picking up a new TV series from David Cross, the good news just keeps on rolling for the man the man's fans. Looks like a new CD and DVD from America's favorite joke-telling turtle is set to drop May 25. (Just kidding about that...

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