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Watch our red carpet video coverage of The Comedy Awards

By | April 8, 2011 at 11:39 am | No comments

Comedy fans are anxiously awaiting the broadcast of the first ever Comedy Awards, produced by Comedy Central and airing simultaneously on all of MTV Networks' properties, including Spike TV, TV Land, Logo, VH1 and CMT. It all goes down this Sunday at 9 pm EST. But Punchline...

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Ricky Gervais Show gets a third season from HBO

By | April 8, 2011 at 11:10 am | One comment

The Ricky Gervais Show, the animated interpretation of the mega-popular comedian's podcast, has been picked up for a third season. Gervais, himself announced the news as a quick aside on his blog. In a post more about plugging his upcoming appearance on HBO's Talking Funny,...

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Video: Punchline Magazine at the Comedy Awards!

By | April 7, 2011 at 7:10 pm | No comments

Comedy fans are anxiously awaiting the broadcast of the first ever Comedy Awards, produced by Comedy Central and airing simultaneously on all of MTV Networks' properties, including Spike TV, TV Land, Logo, VH1 and CMT. It all goes down this Sunday at 9 pm EST. But Punchline...

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MTV Networks to release Comedy Central's "Ugly Americans" video game, more titles to come

By | April 7, 2011 at 3:15 pm | No comments

MTV Networks today announced the inception of 345 Games, a division charged with creating video games based on Comedy Central and Spike TV properties. The launch will be celebrated with an August release of an Ugly Americans-themed game called Apocalypsegeddon. Comedy...

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Ray Romano, James Spader join Gervais, Arnett and more in The Office finale

By | April 5, 2011 at 9:43 pm | One comment

As most of you know, The Office is ending its seventh glorious season on May 19. Most of you probably also know that Will Ferrell has been cast as Steve Carell's non-permanent replacement (watch the video) as he'll enjoy a multi-episode stint on the NBC hit. Still others might...

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Watch Sarah Silverman in postcoital bliss with Juicy Fruit unicorn; also Aerosmith

By | April 5, 2011 at 1:36 pm | No comments

Well, it's about time a major company enlisted an ultra-popular comedian for a commercial, wherein said comedian lays in bed with a unicorn -- presumably after a night of inter-species love making -- all to sell more chewing gum. Right? Right. The waiting is over, friends. In...

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Marc Maron advises Charlie Sheen on comedy tour

By | April 1, 2011 at 1:21 pm | No comments

Marc Maron is a lot of things: comedian, podcaster, raconteur. And now he can add comedy advisor to Charlie Sheen to his resume. It turns out Sheen's people asked the veteran comic to help Sheen flesh out his upcoming 20-date tour dubbed My Violent Torpedo of Truth / Defeat is...

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Comedians Aziz Ansari, Kevin Hart too pricey for college, so they hired Snooki

By | April 1, 2011 at 11:35 am | No comments

Rutgers University in New Jersey has a more than respectable academic reputation, though, after last night's campus speaking engagement from the Jersey Shore's star Snooki, it's easy to question their students' brain functions. What's more, according to The Star Ledger, the...

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"30 Rock" webseries 'Frank vs Lutz' premieres new episode

By | March 31, 2011 at 4:07 pm | No comments

Sadly, tonight there is no new 30 Rock episode. But put your razors away, kids, and let NBC assuage your depression with a new installment of their 30 Rock webseries Frank vs Lutz, starring John Lutz, Judah Friedlander and Sue Galloway. In this episode, there's a lot of iPad...

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