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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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The Simpsons will welcome Comedy Central show Futurama for a crossover episode

The Simpsons will welcome Comedy Central show Futurama for a crossover episode

By | July 24, 2013 at 12:26 pm | One comment

The Simpsons are one busy family. Not only will they be making a visit to the Griffin household in a Family Guy appearance, but they will also be the host of the Futurama crew in an episode crossover. At The Simpsons Comic-Con panel this past weekend, showrunner Al Jean revealed...

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Bob Odenkirk and David Cross announce tour dates, new book!

Bob Odenkirk and David Cross announce tour dates, new book!

By | July 23, 2013 at 4:31 pm | No comments

Bob Odenkirk and David Cross are reuniting for their first tour since 2002. The duo will hit six big cities in September including New York, Boston, San Francisco and a stop at the much-anticipated Tenacious D festival in October. To sweeten the deal a little more, the duo will...

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MTV’s Lil Duval exposes creepy dude on Spring Break on Ain’t That America (Exclusive preview)

MTV’s Lil Duval exposes creepy dude on Spring Break on Ain’t That America (Exclusive preview)

By | July 23, 2013 at 2:16 pm | No comments

Comedian Lil Duval brings a new light to what it means to be American in his new show Ain’t That America with Lil Duval, which airs on MTV2. On the show, which has been described as a cross between Tosh.0 and Chapelle's Show, Duval examines American pop culture through...

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