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Flight of the Conchords will not return for third season

By | December 11, 2009 at 6:50 pm | No comments

Yesterday, the world of musical comedy lost a dear friend. Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement and James Bobin, co-creators of the HBO television series Flight of the Conchords, announced that the show would not be returning for a third season. Though rumored previously, they...

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Colbert, Carell and more to appear on Sirius XM Second City channel

By | December 11, 2009 at 12:12 pm | No comments

In commemoration of Second City’s 50th anniversary, the limited-run Second City Comedy Radio channel will be launching on Sirius XM radio this Saturday, Dec. 12th. The channel will coincide with the weekend-long celebration of the anniversary, and will feature backstage...

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Ricky Gervais animated series coming to HBO

By | December 7, 2009 at 10:08 am | 5 comments

Ricky Gervais has a new animated series coming to HBO in February and Channel 4 in the spring, based on his enormously popular podcast, The Ricky Gervais Show. HBO ordered 13 half hour episodes, which will center on Gervais’s hapless and eccentric producer Karl Pilkington, as...

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Best of Spike Jones on DVD Dec. 12

By | December 4, 2009 at 6:26 pm | No comments

On Dec. 12, The Best of Spike Jones, a best-of compilation of The Spike Jones Show, will be released on a three-DVD box set from Infinity Entertainment Group. For those unfamiliar with Spike Jones (not Spike Jonze, who is quite different), Jones was the exalted “Master of...

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Adam Sandler, Ray Romano and others part of comedy album for military

By | November 30, 2009 at 1:25 pm | No comments

John Ondrasik, the singer-songwriter better known as Five for Fighting, has compiled an album of popular comedy routines for military members and veterans available for free download. Titled CD for the Troops III, the album features some of the more famous bits from comedians...

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