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Report: Jimmy Fallon will replace Jay Leno on Tonight Show in 2014

Report: Jimmy Fallon will replace Jay Leno on Tonight Show in 2014

By | March 2, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 11 comments

NBC will announce in May its plans to replace current Tonight Show host Jay Leno with the increasingly popular Jimmy Fallon. This, according to the Hollywood Reporter, who cite "two high-level industry insiders," despite NBC's denial and a rep for Leno who said, "we don't...

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Chris Rock will star as a struggling comedian in ‘Finally Famous’

Chris Rock will star as a struggling comedian in ‘Finally Famous’

By | March 1, 2013 at 5:15 pm | One comment

While Chris Rock has proven himself a competent actor, having mastered comedic and dramatic roles on screen – as well as on the Broadway stage – it seems that for his next gig, a movie titled Finally Famous, he won’t hurt himself stretching. The iconic comedian will...

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Watch Marc Maron onstage from the 1980s!

Watch Marc Maron onstage from the 1980s!

By | March 1, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments

Long before Marc Maron made the Internet his bitch by launching one of the most successful podcasts of all time, he was a wirey, long-haired, blazer-wearing comic talking about booze and drugs onstage. The folks at Official Comedy unearthed this vintage clip from the late 1980s...

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Win a first class trip to meet Joan Rivers!

Win a first class trip to meet Joan Rivers!

By | February 28, 2013 at 6:21 pm | No comments

Our friends over at WE tv and Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best? have put together an impressive contest, wherein comedians can win a first-class, three-day round trip to either New York City or Los Angeles that includes seeing Joan Rivers perform as well as a one-hour comedy...

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Louis C.K.’s new HBO special gets a name and premiere date

Louis C.K.’s new HBO special gets a name and premiere date

By | February 28, 2013 at 2:59 pm | One comment

We already knew Louis C.K.’s latest stand-up comedy special would debut on HBO. But now we know the name and its premiere date: Oh My God -- his fourth special for HBO -- will debut April 13 at 10 pm EST on the cable giant. Filmed at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, C.K....

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Anti-Defamation League demands apology from Joan Rivers for Holocaust joke about Heidi Klum

Anti-Defamation League demands apology from Joan Rivers for Holocaust joke about Heidi Klum

By | February 28, 2013 at 11:07 am | 12 comments

It's been a busy few days in the world of asking comedians to apologize. First, The Onion was essentially forced to say its sorry about a satirical Oscars-night tweet, wherein they called 9-year-old actress Quvenzhané Wallis a "cunt." And now, comedy icon Joan Rivers is under...

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Joan Rivers wants to launch her own talk show for the Web (Video)

Joan Rivers wants to launch her own talk show for the Web (Video)

By | February 27, 2013 at 1:48 pm | No comments

The third season of Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best? continues this Saturday at 9 pm EST on WEtv, and by the looks of the preview, it seems Joan's trying to hatch a new business venture. In an attempt to keep up with the times, she wants to launch her very own Web-only talk...

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There will be a Super Troopers sequel, hopefully will start shooting this year

There will be a Super Troopers sequel, hopefully will start shooting this year

By | February 27, 2013 at 11:30 am | 4 comments

While we await the real, final, official word on whether the Arrested Development movie will be made and while we enjoy waiting for the release of Anchorman 2 (coming in December), allow us to treat you with this news about a comedy cult classic: Super Troopers 2 is doing...

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Andy Dick and D.L. Hughley join Dancing with the Stars, Dick once turned down the ABC show

Andy Dick and D.L. Hughley join Dancing with the Stars, Dick once turned down the ABC show

By | February 26, 2013 at 2:54 pm | One comment

Comedians Andy Dick and D.L. Hughley will compete on the sixteenth season of ABC's hit show Dancing with the Stars this year, it was announced on Good Morning America today. But what people might not know is that Dick actually turned down an offer to be on the show during its...

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