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Campaign for Betty White to host Saturday Night Live in full swing

By | February 11, 2010 at 12:44 pm | No comments

At least 186,256 loyal Facebookers think Betty White should host an upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live. In an unexpected surge of online support, fans are beginning to demand that Betty White, the venerable actress and former star of The Golden Girls, be given hosting...

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Andy Kindler covers Super Bowl for Letterman

By | February 10, 2010 at 11:39 am | No comments

I admit, I didn't watch one second of the Super Bowl. Honestly, I just don't give a shit if a bunch of overpaid manchildren win or lose a game- no matter how "important" it is. I'd rather watch someone like Andy Kindler, an underpaid manchild, make fun of the game for three...

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Rooftop Comedy, CMT on the hunt for next star comedian

By | February 10, 2010 at 10:17 am | No comments

Rooftop Comedy, everybody's favorite comedy juggernaut (well, next to Punchline Magazine, of course), announced that it would be teaming up with Country Music TV to search for America's next comic superstar. Through the website comic.cmt.com, the two media powerhouses have...

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Ashton Kutcher unimpressive on SNL, but still plenty of laughs

By | February 8, 2010 at 11:40 am | No comments

Given how engaged and engaging Ashton Kutcher was prior to this week’s Saturday Night Live – hosting a series of live behind-the-scenes videos on Ustream – it was fair, I think, to assume that his fourth time hosting the show would inspire words like “edgy” and...

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Mo’Nique to host Shaquille O’Neal Comedy Jam for Showtime

By | February 5, 2010 at 5:29 pm | No comments

In the midst of her Oscar buzz for the movie Precious, actress/comedian Mo’Nique has signed on to host "Shaquille O'Neal Presents: All-Star Comedy Jam,” a comedy special set to air on Showtime. It’s being presented by Codeblack Entertainment, Shaq Entertainment and AEG...

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Robin Williams loses $6 million lawsuit

By | February 4, 2010 at 5:39 pm | No comments

Not too long ago, Robin Williams filed suit against Gold Circle Films, over what he contended was a breached contract for the Kevin Smith-directed Cop Out, in theaters later this month and starring Tracy Morgan and Bruce Willis. Today, however, TMZ reports that the powers that...

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Daily Show’s Rob Riggle scores pilot deal with CBS

By | February 4, 2010 at 4:57 pm | One comment

Looks as if another Daily Show With Jon Stewart alum, former correspondent Rob Riggle, may graduate to prime time. CBS has greenlit the pilot for Team Spitz, an ensemble comedy about a pompous high school football coach (Riggle), according to the Hollywood Reporter. Tackling...

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10 years of Blue Collar Comedy to be documented on CMT

By | February 3, 2010 at 3:28 pm | No comments

America’s favorite stand-up com-hicks, Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall and Larry the Cable Guy (hilarious guys and bright businessmen laughing all the way to the ATM) will reunite to reminisce about 10 years of their comedy phenomenon, the Blue Collar Tour, on two TV specials...

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Eugene Mirman to host South By Southwest awards ceremony

By | February 3, 2010 at 2:02 pm | No comments

Guess what: there’s an award show coming up that doesn’t sound lame. The super smart/wacky comedian Eugene Mirman has signed on to host the 2010 South By Southwest Film Awards on March 16, 2010. Should be a good time! In the meantime, check out this video Mirman created...

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