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Amazon Studios greenlights three original comedies

Amazon Studios greenlights three original comedies

By | October 3, 2013 at 12:41 pm | No comments

Amazon Studios has greenlit three original half-hour comedy pilots in an attempt to compete with video streaming giants Netflix and Hulu Plus. The pilots will stream for free on Amazon Instant Video in early 2014. Based on the feedback and viewership, Amazon will determine which...

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Mo’Nique to join the crowded female talk show landscape

Mo’Nique to join the crowded female talk show landscape

By | October 3, 2013 at 11:57 am | No comments

Daytime television is about to become a crowded woman's world. ABC/Disney is in talks to launch a new talk show with Queens of Comedy comic Mo'Nique. The Oscar-winning actress will compete against an already-funny daytime landscape filled with comediennes Whoopi Goldberg and...

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Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco is engaged

Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco is engaged

By | September 26, 2013 at 2:54 pm | No comments

Sorry, all of you really horny, out-of-touch Bing Bang Theory fans who wanted to have sex with Kaley Cuoco. She's officially engaged! "After a whirlwind three-month courtship, the Big Bang Theory star, 27, is engaged to tennis star Ryan Sweeting," reports Us Weekly. Cuoco, along...

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Kids stumble upon Jim Carrey on set of Dumb and Dumber sequel

Kids stumble upon Jim Carrey on set of Dumb and Dumber sequel

By | September 26, 2013 at 11:20 am | No comments

We shared with you yesterday the first photo from the set of the long-awaited Farrelly brothers sequel, Dumb and Dumber To. More photos of a bowl cut Jim Carrey have come to light, in this case from a very lucky Redditor. Yesterday, a user who goes by u/sheeprsexy posted a...

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SiriusXM is launching a Just For Laughs comedy radio channel

SiriusXM is launching a Just For Laughs comedy radio channel

By | September 25, 2013 at 2:43 pm | No comments

One of the biggest and most well-reputed comedy festivals takes place just across the border in Montreal: Canada’s Just for Laughs. Unfortunately, that’s a little far and hard to get to for many folks who live down here in the US of A. Good news, though: you don’t have to...

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Watch Aziz Ansari’s trailer for his upcoming Netflix comedy special Buried Alive

Watch Aziz Ansari’s trailer for his upcoming Netflix comedy special Buried Alive

By | September 25, 2013 at 2:02 pm | No comments

Aziz Ansari has been brainstorming a "unique and interesting way" to release his upcoming stand-up special, Buried Alive. Sitting in a room with his buddy Seth Rogen, the two come up with some tasty marketing ideas in this new trailer for the Parks and Recreation comedian's...

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Carly Aquilino and Jessimae Peluso of ‘Girl Code’ talk pick-up lines for Olay (Video)

Carly Aquilino and Jessimae Peluso of ‘Girl Code’ talk pick-up lines for Olay (Video)

By | September 25, 2013 at 12:24 pm | No comments

Girl Code comedians Carly Aquilino and Jessimae Peluso have a message to guys: stop using pick-up lines! Remember when we were behind-the-scenes talking to the New York-based comedians? Well, here is the sketch they were shooting for Olay's #NoFilter ad campaign. If you...

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Montreux Comedy Festival looking for rising comedians

Montreux Comedy Festival looking for rising comedians

By | September 19, 2013 at 4:01 pm | No comments

The largest comedy festival in Europe is looking for fresh faces for this year's shows. The Montreux Comedy Festival's 2013 stand-up contest offers comedians a chance to win an entry to perform in Switzerland this year, roundtrip airfare, free meals and a free hotel room in...

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Leno staffers bail early from The Tonight Show

Leno staffers bail early from The Tonight Show

By | September 18, 2013 at 11:38 am | No comments

As Jay Leno slowly prepares for his exit from The Tonight Show, some of his staffers are preparing a bit faster. Producers Bob Read and LiAnne Read have left Leno's staff to join Chelsea Lately after 12 years at the NBC talk show, Deadline.com reported. Tonight staffers will be...

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