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Josh Gad will play Sam Kinison in upcoming biopic

Josh Gad will play Sam Kinison in upcoming biopic

By | August 5, 2013 at 6:29 pm | 2 comments

A much-deserved biopic of late comedian Sam Kinison is finally on in the works and actor/writer Josh Gad has been cast as the legendary comedian. Larry Charles (Borat, Bruno) will direct and Rich Wilkes wrote the script based on the book Brother Sam, written by Kinison's...

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Seth Rogen tapped as roastmaster for Comedy Central roast of James Franco

Seth Rogen tapped as roastmaster for Comedy Central roast of James Franco

By | August 5, 2013 at 3:48 pm | No comments

To pretty much everyone’s delight, Seth Rogen will be the roastmaster for Comedy Central's roast of James Franco. Rogen announced the news via twitter saying, “I will be 'Roastmaster' at the Franco Roast on Comedy Central. It's to help promote the Russian release of This Is...

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Comedy Bang Bang hits the road with Paul F. Tompkins and The Birthday Boys

Comedy Bang Bang hits the road with Paul F. Tompkins and The Birthday Boys

By | August 5, 2013 at 2:10 pm | No comments

Comedy Bang Bang is hitting the road for the second year in a row. IFC announced that lead man Scott Aukerman is set to commence on a Comedy Bang Bang tour with special guest, Paul F Tompinks, and sketch group The Birthday Boys -- whose own show (produced by Bob Odenkirk and Ben...

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Lucille Ball Comedy Festival begins Aug. 1 with Kathleen Madigan, Bill Engvall and more

Lucille Ball Comedy Festival begins Aug. 1 with Kathleen Madigan, Bill Engvall and more

By | July 31, 2013 at 4:46 pm | No comments

In celebration of one of comedy's greatest legends, The Lucy Desi Center for Comedy is presenting the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival tomorrow, Aug. 1 through Sunday in Ball’s hometown of Jamestown, NY. The next four days are packed with events from live stand-up performances...

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The Simpsons may be headed to cable

The Simpsons may be headed to cable

By | July 30, 2013 at 4:04 pm | No comments

While new episodes of The Simpsons -- the longest running scripted show in television history -- will obviously still air on Fox, Twentieth Television is working on a deal to syndicate the show on cable networks. The Simpsons could find life on the likes of FX (or it’s...

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Watch the preview for Dan Harmon’s animated series ‘Rick and Morty’ on Adult Swim

Watch the preview for Dan Harmon’s animated series ‘Rick and Morty’ on Adult Swim

By | July 26, 2013 at 2:13 pm | No comments

Dan Harmon had nothing but positive things to say about his co-workers on his upcoming Adult Swim animated series, Rick and Morty. This is a change of pace considering Harmon is known for controversy as the fired-and-rehired Community creator and showrunner. Praising the...

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Jeff Ross talks about his plans to roast San Francisco at the Outside Lands festival

Jeff Ross talks about his plans to roast San Francisco at the Outside Lands festival

By | July 25, 2013 at 4:46 pm | No comments

Jeff Ross has skills. He’s got the unique ability to decimate a person with a single spoken sentence. While it might not be the most traditional, bankable skillset, Ross has found a way to use it to his advantage. The Roastmaster General has turned his talent into an empire of...

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Jimmy Fallon uses monologue to gush about his new baby, Winnie Rose Fallon (Video)

Jimmy Fallon uses monologue to gush about his new baby, Winnie Rose Fallon (Video)

By | July 25, 2013 at 11:38 am | No comments

Jimmy Fallon returned to Late Night after spending the previous night with his wife to celebrate the birth of his new daughter. During his monologue, Fallon used up the time to share every last detail of the joyous experience with his audience, like any proud father would. He...

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Glenn Howerton says Rolling Stone misquoted him about ‘Always Sunny’ ending

Glenn Howerton says Rolling Stone misquoted him about ‘Always Sunny’ ending

By | July 24, 2013 at 6:02 pm | 2 comments

UPDATE: Glenn Howerton tweeted out the following. Sorry for any confusion... One of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's stars, creators, producers Glenn Howerton (he plays Dennis) confirmed the bittersweetness talked about the show's future in a recent interview for...

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