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Adam Sandler rules out a return to stand-up comedy

By | June 2, 2009 at 8:14 am | One comment

Adam Sandler fans everywhere have been wondering the same thing: will his portrayal of a stand-up comic in his new upcoming Judd Apatow flick lead to a return to the medium that first got him noticed? Unfortunately, it seems we’ll have no such luck. The bearer of bad news was...

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Tim Meadows will host new TBS stand-up comedy show

By | May 29, 2009 at 8:43 am | One comment

Back in April, Punchline Magazine reported on the announcement of TBS’ upcoming Chicago comedy festival, AKA TBS Presents a Very Funny Festival: Just For Laughs. Now, the network plans to take it one step further. The self-described “Very Funny” cable channel has just...

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Nick Swardson sketch show picked up for 6 episodes

By | May 28, 2009 at 12:12 pm | No comments

Gay Robot is finally making it to TV - albeit not as a live action series but as part of Nick Swardson’s upcoming sketch comedy show. Swardson announced yesterday via his Myspace blog that his show was picked up for six episodes. It’ll be my own sketch show with Gay...

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Nick Swardson sketch show picked up for six episodes

By | May 28, 2009 at 12:12 pm | No comments

Gay Robot is finally making it to TV - albeit not as a live action series but as part of Nick Swardson's upcoming sketch comedy show. Swardson announced via his Myspace blog that his show was picked up for six episodes. It'll be my own sketch show with Gay Robot animated a part...

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Mitch Fatel, Doug Benson, more star in new G4 show

By | May 28, 2009 at 11:22 am | No comments

Some of the top working stand-up comedians in the country will be starring in G4’s new TV series, The International Sexy Ladies Show. The show will air funny and provocative TV/DVD clips of women from Spain, Russia, Japan, Italy, and more. The clips will feature...

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Matt Kirshen, more to perform on live Twitter stand-up event

By | May 28, 2009 at 10:37 am | No comments

On June 8, British standout comedian and Last Comic Standing star Matt Kirshen, along with six other comics will participate in a groundbreaking stand-up event. Twitter will debut their first comedy show in what constitutes a new form of live entertainment. The show, Twitcom...

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Alabama comics will still write jokes for Leno

By | May 27, 2009 at 4:28 pm | No comments

You are probably well aware that Friday marks Jay Leno’s last appearance as the host of The Tonight Show, a job he’s done for the past 17 years. He’s moving on to hosting his own prime-time chat show in the fall and in the process handing over the Tonight Show...

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Dane Cook hits Billboard’s Top 10

By | May 27, 2009 at 12:27 pm | No comments

Beating out the likes of Tori Amos and Busta Rhymes, Dane Cook’s new album Isolated Incident has debuted on Billboard’s Top 10, landing at a very respectable No. 5. His second Top 10 release of his career, Cook sold 61,000 copies of the CD/DVD in its first week. His...

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Todd Glass rips Daniel Tosh a new asshole

By | May 26, 2009 at 8:41 pm | No comments

We’re not going to lie. We’re already looking forward to the premiere of Daniel Tosh’s new Comedy Central show Tosh.0, wherein the comedian makes fun of the latest viral videos. But for some odd reason, this video of Todd Glass verbally assaulting Daniel and...

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