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Reggie Watts reunites with Conan O’Brien on last night’s show; let’s watch!

By | November 17, 2010 at 11:54 am | 2 comments

Musical comedian Reggie Watts joined Harrison Ford and Rosario Dawson on last night’s Conan. Comedy nerds know that prior to coming to Stage 15, Watts opened for the late night host this summer on his Legally Prohibited from Being Funny on Television Tour. So, let’s check...

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Russell Brand Show debuts on Sirius XM Nov. 24

By | November 15, 2010 at 1:50 pm | No comments

British comedian, newlywed to Katy Perry and worldwide superstar Russell Brand is coming to Sirius XM next week in a 10-week limited run. Previously exclusive to the UK, this is the first time The Russell Brand Show will be available to American audiences and in a completely...

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Joe Matarese joins Comical Radio roster in “Fixing Joe”

By | November 12, 2010 at 1:59 pm | No comments

Comical Radio Network has enlisted comedians Joe Matarese and Danny Lobell to a new show, Fixing Joe. It will center on Matarese discussing his career and love problems, and each episode will feature fellow comedians, family members, and others from his past to help solve his...

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D.L. Hughley cast in comedy pilot for TNT

By | November 12, 2010 at 1:34 pm | No comments

Judging by the wealth of new shows, it would seem that Ted Turner and company have been more than busy lately. TNT has reunited D.L. Hughley (formerly of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip) and Steven Weber for a new pilot written by Allan Loeb. The untitled series will feature...

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Former Nissan whistleblower begins stand-up career; but does she have what it takes?

By | November 10, 2010 at 10:27 am | 4 comments

One of the best parts of comedy has always been satire. As long as we have gaffe-prone politicians and public figures, we will always have a team of comedians standing by, ready to dive into a treasure trove of comedy material. Sharyn Bovat, a one-time relocation consultant for...

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Kevin Pollak will host ‘million dollar’ game show for Fox

By | November 9, 2010 at 3:32 pm | No comments

From the people who brought you Deal or No Deal comes Fox’s new game show, Million Dollar Money Drop. Like its predecessor, the new show will also feature a stand-up comedian as host, Kevin Pollak. Taking on his new role as game show host comes in addition to his already...

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Charlie Murphy tells college crowd “Fuck You,” leaves the stage

By | November 8, 2010 at 11:23 am | 3 comments

Steve Martin once wrote, “Stand-up is seldom performed in ideal circumstances.” For stand-up comics, distractions abound, and I feel that Charlie Murphy would definitely agree. In this brief excerpt of only about one minute of actual performance, the audience at Grambling...

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Aziz Ansari, Will Arnett, Ed Helms, more join for Malaria No More viral video campaign

By | October 18, 2010 at 1:01 pm | No comments

We’ve heard of celebrities banding together before in support of a common cause, most notably perhaps with “We Are the World” and its remake for the Haiti disaster. Now a select group of comedians and actors have added their talents to the Malaria No More campaign, which...

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Carol Leifer enlists Andy Kindler, Rachel Harris for scrpited comedy series

By | October 18, 2010 at 11:39 am | No comments

Notable for her behind-the-scenes work on Seinfeld, comedienne and comedy writer Carol Leifer is tackling a new project these days, with a half-hour spec script for Have a Great Day in the works. Instead of going down the traditional network pitch route, however, she’s...

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