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Bill Maher will help launch Yahoo! comedy channel

Bill Maher will help launch Yahoo! comedy channel

By | December 8, 2011 at 4:10 pm | One comment

Bill Maher has a long-standing relationship with HBO, having made nine stand-up specials for the cable network since 1989, plus nine seasons and counting of his talk show, Real Time with Bill Maher. But for his latest special, Maher is moving away from television entirely,...

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Watch the teaser trailer for ‘Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie’

Watch the teaser trailer for ‘Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie’

By | November 30, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments

Did you know that the new Tim and Eric movie cost a billion dollars to make? It’s true! That’s why it’s called Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie. But you don’t have to take my word for it, or their word for it, or Jim Lipman’s word for it. Now you can watch this...

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Watch comedian Owen Benjamin set world record for visiting most airports

Watch comedian Owen Benjamin set world record for visiting most airports

By | November 21, 2011 at 9:48 pm | No comments

Comedian Owen Benjamin is getting on a plane. Actually, Benjamin will be boarding many planes-- as many as he can in a month’s time in order to set a new world record for the most airports visited in 30 days by a passenger. His Funny on the Fly tour started today, and...

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Jennifer Saunders is writing “Absolutely Fabulous” movie, television specials to air also

Jennifer Saunders is writing “Absolutely Fabulous” movie, television specials to air also

By | November 8, 2011 at 5:00 pm | One comment

Absolutely Fabulous is coming back! Again! The cult-favorite British sitcom—which originally ran from 1992–1995, then from 2001–2003—will celebrate its 20th anniversary with three new television specials. And if everything goes according to plan, the specials will be...

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Report: Dana Carvey in the running to replace Regis Philbin

Report: Dana Carvey in the running to replace Regis Philbin

By | November 7, 2011 at 3:09 pm | No comments

We haven’t heard very much from Dana Carvey in recent years, but rumors are flying that the all-star Saturday Night Live alumnus could be re-entering the spotlight soon as the new host of Live with Regis and Kelly, according to the New York Post. Many different celebrities’...

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Russell Peters, Marc Maron, more join Transforming the World Through Comedy project

Russell Peters, Marc Maron, more join Transforming the World Through Comedy project

By | November 2, 2011 at 4:12 pm | No comments

Transforming the World Through Comedy is a new fundraising endeavor that will team with a different nonprofit organization each year to raise money through live comedy shows. For its inaugural event, TWTC is partnering with Off the Mat, Into the World, a nonprofit that’s...

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Sarah Silverman and friends raise money for NAACP at “glorious” anti-Rick Perry show

Sarah Silverman and friends raise money for NAACP at “glorious” anti-Rick Perry show

By | November 2, 2011 at 3:41 pm | No comments

Sarah Silverman has never shied away from employing racial slurs in her comedy, but she’s always maintained that—like any good comedian—she’s making a larger point about racism when she uses racist language, rather than exploiting offensive terms merely for the sake of...

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Comedy Central renews “Workaholics” for third season

Comedy Central renews “Workaholics” for third season

By | October 25, 2011 at 11:05 pm | One comment

Wasting no time, Comedy Central has ordered a third season of Workaholics, their hit slacker comedy series still in the midst of airing its second season. The show has been a major success for Comedy Central as the No. 1 show on TV for it’s time slot and demographic. The...

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Comedian Jimmy Pardo’s “Pardcast-a-thon” to benefit Smile Train set for Nov. 25

Comedian Jimmy Pardo’s “Pardcast-a-thon” to benefit Smile Train set for Nov. 25

By | October 21, 2011 at 11:11 am | No comments

It’s that time of year again-- time for comedian Jimmy Pardo’s Never Not Funny podcast marathon. This year marks the third annual Pardcast-a-thon, which once again will broadcast for 12 non-stop hours beginning Friday, Nov. 25 at 9 p.m. ET. And if ever there was a comedian...

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