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The Office’s Craig Robinson to host Last Comic Standing

By | February 26, 2010 at 5:38 pm | One comment

Hollywood Reporter just announced that Craig Robinson, best known as Darryl the loading dock guy on NBC’s The Office, will host the upcoming season of Last Comic Standing. "Last Comic Standing has been a consistent success with both viewers and critics, and we can't wait to...

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Kevin James joins Vince Vaughn in Ron Howard flick

By | February 26, 2010 at 4:42 pm | No comments

Former King of Queens star and stand-up comedian Kevin James, is set to star opposite Vince Vaughn in Universal’s new flick Your Cheating Heart. The Hollywood Reporter, released details of the story earlier this week confirming James is in negotiations with Universal. Your...

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Comedian Bret Ernst to host dating show on Oxygen

By | February 25, 2010 at 3:48 pm | One comment

Comedian Bret Ernst, who's profile has risen in recent years, thanks, in part to his appearance on Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show movie, will be the host of Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too, a new reality show set to air on the Oxygen network. The series, which is a...

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The Daily Show's Jason Jones lands ABC pilot deal

By | February 25, 2010 at 2:31 pm | One comment

Jason Jones, one of Comedy Central's favorite correspondents from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, inked a deal to star as the lead in a new ABC comedy pilot called How To Be A Better American. The Hollywood Reporter explains the show's premise: "[It] centers on a father (Jones)...

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Aziz Ansari’s Raaaaaaaandy drops ‘Aaaaaaaagry’ on the masses

By | February 25, 2010 at 11:37 am | One comment

Raaaaaaaandy, the alter-ego of comedian-on-the-rise Aziz Ansari, has applied his passion for dancing, comedy, and rap-making to the most logical conclusion: a comedy/hip hop mixtape. Well aware of the faults of most comedy-rap (that it’s not funny), to correct these...

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Nate Jackson advances to finals in Bay Area comedy competition

By | February 25, 2010 at 10:34 am | No comments

Nate Jackson has become the first comic in the Northwest to advance to the finals of the Bay Area Black Comedy Competition. Jackson, who was first runner up in the 2008 Seattle International Comedy Competition, has joined the ranks of an elite few who started their journey to...

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Revision3 and Rooftop Comedy bring back ‘ROFL’

By | February 24, 2010 at 4:27 pm | No comments

OMFG! ROFL is back on Revision3.com. Comedian Alex Koll, a performer in the prestigious “New Faces” showcase at last year’s Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, is now the host of the weekly comedy show, named one of iTunes’ top 20 podcasts in 2009 “No one delivers...

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Former Saturday Night Live cast member Casey Wilson lands ABC pilot deal

By | February 24, 2010 at 1:09 pm | No comments

It was a bit of a surprise when Casey Wilson was dumped from the cast of Saturday Night Live in September of last year, 19 months after landing the gig. But if a just-announced project for Wilson ends up hitting the airwaves, the comedy lords at NBC might regret their...

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Bo Burnham first to record under Comedy Central, Live Nation’s new alliance

By | February 23, 2010 at 4:53 pm | No comments

As Punchline Magazine reported earlier this month, Comedy Central and the House of Blues music venue chain are teaming up to create Comedy Central’s House of Comedy Live from House of Blues. Comedy Central is producing a series of monthly live stand-up shows to occur at House...

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