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‘Broad City’ and ‘Legit’ are the future of television comedy and here’s why

‘Broad City’ and ‘Legit’ are the future of television comedy and here’s why

By | March 19, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments

In 12 days, How I Met Your Mother will reach its expiration date after nine seasons and 208 episodes, the television equivalent of a long and prosperous life. Fear not, fan-clubbers: Although your favorite show is being put out to pasture, CBS will continue to milk the cash cow...

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Dave Attell series ‘Comedy Underground’ and one hour special ‘Road Work’ will premiere in April

Dave Attell series ‘Comedy Underground’ and one hour special ‘Road Work’ will premiere in April

By | March 19, 2014 at 9:29 am | One comment

The long-awaited uncensored Dave Attell stand-up series finally has a premiere date. Comedy Underground with Dave Attell hits television sets on Saturday night, April 12 at 1 am EST on Comedy Central. The show marks Attell's return to the network since his Insomniac series went...

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Watch Charlie Brown and Snoopy in Peanuts movie teaser

Watch Charlie Brown and Snoopy in Peanuts movie teaser

By | March 18, 2014 at 12:58 pm | No comments

Since it was announced two years ago that there would be a CGI-animated Peanuts movie, the production has been shrouded in secrecy. No cast has been announced for the 3D movie and fans have no idea what the flick will be about. But today, DreamWorks Animation and Fox Family...

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Louis C.K. returning to FX on May 5 with more than he promised

Louis C.K. returning to FX on May 5 with more than he promised

By | March 16, 2014 at 6:10 pm | No comments

FX asked Louis C.K. for 13 episodes for season four of his critically-acclaimed show Louie. The versatile comedian said, "Here's 14 episodes, because I like ya." He didn't actually say that, but he did deliver an extra episode of the single-camera dark comedy. After taking a...

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Chris Tucker talks tax problems, Michael Jackson and more at Gilda’s LaughFest

Chris Tucker talks tax problems, Michael Jackson and more at Gilda’s LaughFest

By | March 15, 2014 at 11:36 pm | One comment

GRAND RAPIDS -- Ever since news broke in 2009 that he owed the government a few million in back taxes, comedian Chris Tucker unfortunately became a constant presence on TMZ instead of on the big screen or on stand-up stages. In 2007 he starred in the third and what would become...

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South By Southwest comedy, days 5 and 6: Chris Gethard gets naked, Superego gets weird (Photos)

South By Southwest comedy, days 5 and 6: Chris Gethard gets naked, Superego gets weird (Photos)

By | March 14, 2014 at 1:18 pm | No comments

AUSTIN – The city of Austin is well known for its quirky eccentricity, as reflected in its mostly official motto, “Keep Austin Weird.” And South by Southwest has a tendency to exacerbate said weirdness, particularly where the comedy scene is concerned. Today, I have two...

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Documentary on late comedian Mike DeStefano in the works, $75,000 needed (Video)

Documentary on late comedian Mike DeStefano in the works, $75,000 needed (Video)

By | March 13, 2014 at 2:27 pm | No comments

It's been three years since the passing of the extremely talented and on-the-rise comedian Mike DeStefano. The abrasively hilarious comedian, who was HIV positive and overcame a severe drug addiction, died of a heart attack in March 2011. He was about to launch his one-man show...

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Comedy Central greenlights Key and Peele animated series, expands fourth season

Comedy Central greenlights Key and Peele animated series, expands fourth season

By | March 12, 2014 at 12:23 pm | No comments

On the heels of a stellar third season of Keegan Michael-Key and Jordan Peele’s hit sketch comedy show, Comedy Central is wisely doubling down on the massively popular duo. The network announced today that they’re not only expanding Key & Peele’s already-announced fourth...

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South By Southwest comedy, day 3: Todd Barry, Iliza Shlesinger, Pete Holmes

South By Southwest comedy, day 3: Todd Barry, Iliza Shlesinger, Pete Holmes

By | March 12, 2014 at 11:14 am | No comments

AUSTIN – Day 3 of South by Southwest was tightly packed with more comedy delights. Like a really, really thick sausage that kind of sprays hot juice on you when you bite into it because the casing is so strained and taut from the vast amounts of meat inside. (Side note: I...

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