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Driver in Tracy Morgan crash was speeding, had been working for nearly 14 hours at time of accident

Driver in Tracy Morgan crash was speeding, had been working for nearly 14 hours at time of accident

By | June 19, 2014 at 8:18 pm | No comments

Kevin Roper, the Walmart driver who crashed into a limo van on the New Jersey Turnpike on June 7, leaving comedians Tracy Morgan, Ardie Fuqua and Morgan’s assistant Jeff Millea in critical condition and killing comedian James McNair, was driving 20 mph over the speed limit and...

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Tina Fey, Amy Poehler start shooting ‘The Nest’ (Photos)

Tina Fey, Amy Poehler start shooting ‘The Nest’ (Photos)

By | June 19, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments

First-look stills are in, giving a sneak peek into Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's new film The Nest, which is currently filming in Rockland County, NY. The Nest stars the Saturday Night Live alumni as two sisters who throw one last party in their family home before it's sold. We see...

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Amy Schumer helps raise over $6,000 in 13 hours for Ardie Fuqua’s family

Amy Schumer helps raise over $6,000 in 13 hours for Ardie Fuqua’s family

By | June 19, 2014 at 12:40 pm | No comments

Much of the news coverage surrounding the car wreck that put several comedians in the hospital on June 7 is about 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan or the death of his close friend comedian Jimmy Mack. Morgan's hospital updates have been the focus of nearly every headline, with little...

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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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Dave Hill as Stephen Colbert’s bandleader? Yes Please. Laughspin asks the facemelter about the grassroots movement to make it so

Dave Hill as Stephen Colbert’s bandleader? Yes Please. Laughspin asks the facemelter about the grassroots movement to make it so

By | June 18, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments

As David Letterman prepares to leave Late Show at the end of the year and Stephen Colbert prepares to take over Letterman’s seat at CBS, who is preparing to be Colbert’s bandleader? It's a fair question, you guys. It seems every late night host needs a band and a bandleader,...

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Jay Leno to receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Jay Leno to receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

By | June 18, 2014 at 4:19 pm | No comments

The recently-retired Tonight Show host and legendary stand-up comedian, Jay Leno, has been tapped to receive the coveted Kennedy Center’s 17th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. “Like Mark Twain, Jay Leno has offered us a lifetime’s worth of humorous commentary on...

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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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Comedian Adam Richmond, charged with criminal sexual conduct, found not guilty

Comedian Adam Richmond, charged with criminal sexual conduct, found not guilty

By | June 17, 2014 at 3:15 pm | One comment

Comedian Adam Richmond, who was charged with attempted criminal sexual conduct in the third degree and attempted criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree, was found not guilty. Richmond's trial began June 10 and ended this morning in Minneapolis at the Hennepin County...

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Kathy Griffin to host Daytime Emmy Awards Show livestream, ratings decline keeps ceremony off TV

Kathy Griffin to host Daytime Emmy Awards Show livestream, ratings decline keeps ceremony off TV

By | June 17, 2014 at 10:35 am | One comment

Grammy Award-winning comedian and loud mouth Kathy Griffin has been tapped by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences to host the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards on June 22. However, the self-proclaimed D-Lister will not be seen on TV making pop culture references...

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