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‘Community’ going to Yahoo Screen: Dan Harmon announces 13 episode sixth season will live online

‘Community’ going to Yahoo Screen: Dan Harmon announces 13 episode sixth season will live online

By | June 30, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments

Dan Harmon, the creator and executive producer of cult comedy Community, announced today that the quirky ensemble comedy, recently canceled by NBC, will have a sixth season on Yahoo! Screen, the online streaming service that has found huge success with original and acquired...

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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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Russell Brand Jeanine Pirro Response Video … Comedian Calls Fox News ‘Fanatical Terrorist Propagandist Organization’ Following Judge’s Rant Against Barack Obama

Russell Brand Jeanine Pirro Response Video … Comedian Calls Fox News ‘Fanatical Terrorist Propagandist Organization’ Following Judge’s Rant Against Barack Obama

By | June 28, 2014 at 8:29 am | 12 comments

Fox News does not exactly have the best reputation as a cable news network. But when Russell Brand heard Judge Jeanine Pirro’s crazy opening monologue from her new show Justice, the comedian apparently decided he was “mad as hell and not going to take this anymore.” So...

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George Carlin Way a go in New York City: Comedians Kevin Bartini, Adam Lash get street named after legendary comedian

George Carlin Way a go in New York City: Comedians Kevin Bartini, Adam Lash get street named after legendary comedian

By | June 26, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 6 comments

Comedians Kevin Bartini and Adam Lash have fought tirelessly for three years to dedicate a block of New York City to the memory of the late great George Carlin. And today, their work has paid off. Just moments ago, the New York City Council unanimously passed an omnibus bill...

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Will Ferrell’s World Cup promise: I’ll bite every German player a la Luis Suarez of Uruguay (Video)

Will Ferrell’s World Cup promise: I’ll bite every German player a la Luis Suarez of Uruguay (Video)

By | June 26, 2014 at 4:28 pm | No comments

Under official FIFA World Cup rules, the US national team can bring in a replacement player until injured forward Jozy Altidore can return to the tournament after previously falling prey to a strained hamstring. Team USA may had a special weapon crash the #FanHQ party in Recife,...

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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 | No comments

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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John Oliver Doctor Oz Takedown Amazing! ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Slams Supplement Industry With Help From George R.R. Martin And Steve Buscemi

John Oliver Doctor Oz Takedown Amazing! ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Slams Supplement Industry With Help From George R.R. Martin And Steve Buscemi

By | June 23, 2014 at 6:06 pm | 4 comments

First, John Oliver set his sights on FIFA. Now, the Last Week Tonight host has slammed Dr. Mehmet Oz, with a little help from his friends George R.R. Martin and Steve Buscemi. Last week, Capitol Hill Senators grilled the host for some of the weight loss products he has...

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American Stuck In Vagina Statue! Why US Exchange Student Needed Rescue From German Sculpture (PHOTOS)

American Stuck In Vagina Statue! Why US Exchange Student Needed Rescue From German Sculpture (PHOTOS)

By | June 23, 2014 at 2:53 pm | No comments

What do you do when you come across a giant vagina statue? For most people, taking a photo would be enough. Instead, one American exchange student decided to actually crawl into the sculpture. But a moment of fun turned into a lifetime of embarrassment when the student got stuck...

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