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Denis Leary ready to rock in FX comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll

Denis Leary ready to rock in FX comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll

By | June 30, 2014 at 3:26 pm | One comment

FX continues its push for star-powered comedies today by ordering its Denis Leary comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll to series. Leary wrote and created the show under his Apostle banner and will star in 10 episodes to air in 2015. FX productions and Fox Television Studios...

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Funny Or Die Oddball comedy festival returns: Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Marc Maron

Funny Or Die Oddball comedy festival returns: Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Amy Schumer, Marc Maron

By | June 25, 2014 at 1:01 pm | One comment

Funny Or Die and Live Nation are teaming up again for their second Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival 2014. After a successful touring last year with Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords, Funny or Die will bring in some more of the best comedians...

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Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch: Fortune Feimster, Cristela Alonzo, Nathan Fielder included (Videos)

Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch: Fortune Feimster, Cristela Alonzo, Nathan Fielder included (Videos)

By | June 24, 2014 at 12:31 pm | No comments

It's that time of the year when industry leaders (and random blog) start listing their 5 or 10 or 39 up-and-coming stand-up comedians that people need to keep an eye on. One of the more illustrious lists is Variety's annual "10 Comics To Watch" list. The trade publication...

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Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!

Judd Apatow’s new book will feature interviews with Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Jay Leno, more!

By | June 23, 2014 at 10:22 am | No comments

Before he was the king of comedy movies, Judd Apatow was a comedy connoisseur. The Anchorman producer, who used to interview famous comedians for his high school radio station, will release a compilation book through Random House featuring interviews he's conducted over the last...

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AMC already wants season 2 of ‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff ‘Better Call Saul’ (Photo)

AMC already wants season 2 of ‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff ‘Better Call Saul’ (Photo)

By | June 20, 2014 at 12:53 pm | One comment

Breaking Bad spin-off prequel Better Call Saul hasn't even aired its first episode and already AMC has ordered a second season of the Bob Odenkirk-led comedy. There has been a lot of hype about the series which will follow Odenkirk's shady lawyer character Saul Goodman before he...

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Chelsea Handler’s Netflix talk show deal is official

Chelsea Handler’s Netflix talk show deal is official

By | June 19, 2014 at 10:06 am | One comment

Ever since she announced the ending of Chelsea Lately in April, Chelsea Handler has kept the comedy world guessing as to what her next step would be. But today Netflix announced what many have assumed—Handler will develop a new talk show for the streaming service. Starting in...

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Key and Peele, Jay Pharoah, Jordan Carlos in epic Obama impression mashup? (Video)

Key and Peele, Jay Pharoah, Jordan Carlos in epic Obama impression mashup? (Video)

By | June 18, 2014 at 12:23 pm | No comments

An "Obam-off" of epic proportions may be in the works. Imagine Key & Peele, Jay Pharoah and the rest of the country's top presidential impersonators in the same sketch video. It might just break the Internet, or at least help the President reclaim his Most Retweets record....

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Monty Python Live (mostly) rehearsals begin, final reunion show will be televised

Monty Python Live (mostly) rehearsals begin, final reunion show will be televised

By | June 17, 2014 at 10:22 am | 2 comments

Monty Python is back and ready to revive their infamous comedy troupe for a reunion tour. Pictures emerged Monday of Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam, John Cleese, Eric Idle and honorary member Carol Cleveland reading scripts during their first rehearsals for Monty...

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Dave Chappelle opens up to David Letterman about quitting Chappelle’s Show (Video)

Dave Chappelle opens up to David Letterman about quitting Chappelle’s Show (Video)

By | June 11, 2014 at 10:15 am | One comment

Dave Chappelle opened up about quitting Chappelle’s Show on Comedy Central during an interview with David Letterman on Late Show. Chappelle’s visit was a rare one indeed; in fact, it was the first time Letterman interviewed the comedian in 10 years. We posted a preview of...

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