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Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)

Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)

By | August 1, 2014 at 7:34 pm | No comments

In this vast, cacophonous digital age, television programming finds inspiration from Twitter feeds, Tumblr blogs, podcasts and YouTube channels. So, it’s oddly quaint that Sundance TV is about to launch a new series based on one page of a magazine (magazines are like books but...

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Hannibal Buress comic strip treatment is awesome (Photo)

Hannibal Buress comic strip treatment is awesome (Photo)

By | August 1, 2014 at 2:04 pm | No comments

You may remember our post, wherein we featured indie comic artist Jaeil Cho’s re-imagining of a Dave Chappelle bit. Or, maybe you saw his work on this Louis C.K. routine. Well, the Queens-based Cho is back with an all new comic, but this time it features Hannibal Buress. Check...

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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic won’t release another traditional album, probably

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic won’t release another traditional album, probably

By | August 1, 2014 at 11:21 am | No comments

'Weird Al' Yankovic has made news with his first-ever number one record. His 14th studio album, Mandatory Fun, debuted at the top of the charts with the help of popular parodies "Foil" and "Word Crimes". Now at the end of his record deal, Yankovic admitted that he is probably...

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Jon Stewart’s directorial debut Rosewater gets November release date

Jon Stewart’s directorial debut Rosewater gets November release date

By | July 31, 2014 at 3:15 pm | No comments

Last year, Jon Stewart took his first leave of absence from hosting The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to make his directorial debut with Rosewater. The film, bought by Open Road Films, will finally see the light of day with a Nov. 7 release date. Rosewater is based on the true...

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Jim Gaffigan’s ‘The Gaffigan Show’ finds homes on TV Land, Comedy Central

Jim Gaffigan’s ‘The Gaffigan Show’ finds homes on TV Land, Comedy Central

By | July 30, 2014 at 2:00 pm | No comments

Jim Gaffigan's single-camera pilot has finally found itself a home. TV Land gave the show a series order for a 10-episode first season. The Gaffigan Show will debut in 2015 on the Viacom-owned network. "I'm thrilled that TV Land is giving us this opportunity to do this show...

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Marc Maron’s ‘river of rage’ flows freely at Just For Laughs

Marc Maron’s ‘river of rage’ flows freely at Just For Laughs

By | July 29, 2014 at 4:43 pm | No comments

MONTREAL – “Yes, there are problems.” The cold opening to Marc Maron’s intimate Place des Arts show drew huge laughs. The line was unexpected, yet not – after all, Maron traffics in problems, to heartwarming and introspective effect. And indeed, we really couldn’t...

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#PalinTVShows Tweets Hilarious! Twitter Mocks New Sarah Palin Channel (VIDEO)

#PalinTVShows Tweets Hilarious! Twitter Mocks New Sarah Palin Channel (VIDEO)

By | July 28, 2014 at 4:20 pm | 5 comments

As if Sarah Palin did not have enough media exposure, the former Vice Presidential candidate has decided to start her own online video channel. Perhaps unsurprisingly, this led to the hilarious #PalinTVShows Twitter trend. “I want you to talk directly to me,” Sarah...

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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s ‘Mandatory Fun’ Hits Number 1 … Video Shows ‘Tacky’ Singer’s Reaction When Tom Green Reveals New Album Tops Billboard Charts

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic’s ‘Mandatory Fun’ Hits Number 1 … Video Shows ‘Tacky’ Singer’s Reaction When Tom Green Reveals New Album Tops Billboard Charts

By | July 27, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 6 comments

It has been more than 50 years since a comedy album reached the top of the Billboard 200 chart. So it’s easy to see why “Weird” Al Yankovic  did not expect his latest record, Mandatory Fun, to hit No. 1. When the comedy singer received the news on Tom Green Live, he was...

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine cast gets personal at Just For Laughs

Brooklyn Nine-Nine cast gets personal at Just For Laughs

By | July 26, 2014 at 10:15 am | No comments

MONTREAL – As one of the most exciting new sitcoms to hit the major networks in a years, Brooklyn Nine-Nine has quickly garnered a well-deserved reputation for being smart, hip, and extremely hilarious. Therefore, it’s perhaps not too surprising to see that the remarkable...

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