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Jay Leno to receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Jay Leno to receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

By | June 18, 2014 at 4:19 pm | No comments

The recently-retired Tonight Show host and legendary stand-up comedian, Jay Leno, has been tapped to receive the coveted Kennedy Center’s 17th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. “Like Mark Twain, Jay Leno has offered us a lifetime’s worth of humorous commentary on...

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Margaret Cho, Patton Oswalt, Paul F. Tompkins and many more join for musical comedy album benefitting OneKid OneWorld (Videos)

Margaret Cho, Patton Oswalt, Paul F. Tompkins and many more join for musical comedy album benefitting OneKid OneWorld (Videos)

By | June 5, 2014 at 11:11 am | No comments

The world of comedy takes on America’s past, present and future in the musical comedy album 2776. Created by Rob Kutner (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart) and the Levinson Brothers (The Tonight Show), the album is a collection of 28 original songs with all proceeds going to the...

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Chris Hardwick’s ‘All Star Celebrity Bowling’ coming to AMC

Chris Hardwick’s ‘All Star Celebrity Bowling’ coming to AMC

By | May 19, 2014 at 1:12 am | One comment

Chris Hardwick, he of Nerdist Industries fame, proves yet again that he is winning at television. Not only is he the host of @Midnight on Comedy Central,host of AMC’s episode wrap-up show Talking Dead (as well as 2013's Talking Bad), creator and co-host of the Nerdist podcast,...

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Daily Show correspondent Larry Wilmore and Issa Rae join forces for new HBO series

Daily Show correspondent Larry Wilmore and Issa Rae join forces for new HBO series

By | August 7, 2013 at 1:46 pm | No comments

Daily Show correspondent and severely underrated television writer Larry Wilmore and rising star Issa Rae are working together to co-write a comedy series for HBO. The comedy will star Rae, and similar to her popular webseries, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, the show...

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Soon you will own Lego versions of The Simpsons, so you’re welcome

Soon you will own Lego versions of The Simpsons, so you’re welcome

By | August 6, 2013 at 6:16 pm | No comments

Seeing as The Simpsons have been transformed into everything from plush dolls to board games to books to a collectible Christmas village set to video games to lunch boxes to pillow shams (yes, pillow shams) to energy drinks to their own amusement park, it should come as no...

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Tenacious D, Patton Oswalt, Kyle Kinane and many more set for Fun Fun Fun Fest

Tenacious D, Patton Oswalt, Kyle Kinane and many more set for Fun Fun Fun Fest

By | August 6, 2013 at 4:48 pm | No comments

The Fun Fun Fun Fest has announced the official comedy and music line up for the 8th annual festival going down between Nov 8 and Nov. 10 in Austin. Veteran comedy rock duo Tenacious D, Patton Oswalt, Craig Robinson, Rob Delaney, and a live version of Adult Swim's series The...

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Bill Burr, Anthony Jeselnik, Larry David among headliners at the 10th New York Comedy Festival

Bill Burr, Anthony Jeselnik, Larry David among headliners at the 10th New York Comedy Festival

By | August 6, 2013 at 4:17 pm | No comments

The New York Comedy Festival has released its line-up with for its 2013 events, highlighted by performances from Wanda Sykes, John Mulaney, Whitney Cummings and a conversation between Larry David and David Steinberg. The festival, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary will...

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Donald Glover inks a deal with FX to develop his own series

Donald Glover inks a deal with FX to develop his own series

By | August 6, 2013 at 3:38 pm | No comments

While Donald Glover is planning his exit from Community, he's already lining up his next television project-- and not surprisingly, he's landed at FX, who has been relentless in their comedy programming the last few years. Glover is developing a half-hour series tentatively...

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Jim Gaffigan’s television show might still happen at CBS

Jim Gaffigan’s television show might still happen at CBS

By | August 6, 2013 at 2:14 pm | No comments

The television gods are working in our favor. CBS is resurrecting Jim Gaffigan's series, which they passed over this past pilot season. Now, according to reports, the network is redeveloping the show for the 2014-2015 season. The semi-autobiographical single camera comedy will...

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