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Comedy Central renews Chris Hardwick’s @midnight, Internet wins for another 40 weeks

Comedy Central renews Chris Hardwick’s @midnight, Internet wins for another 40 weeks

By | August 13, 2014 at 3:45 pm | No comments

Social media late night game show @midnight will continue at Comedy Central. The network renewed Chris Hardwick's show, which features three comedians battling to win the Internet, for a second season. The new season will run for 40 weeks, which is 160 episodes, in 2015. Nerdist...

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MAD Magazine exclusive preview: The Worst People to Sit Near on a Plane

MAD Magazine exclusive preview: The Worst People to Sit Near on a Plane

By | August 12, 2014 at 1:07 pm | One comment

The folks over at MAD Magazine know that flying is not fun: cramped space, long lines and questionable food. In the upcoming issue of MAD Magazine, hitting stands on Tuesday, Teresa Burns Parkhurst shows you some of the worst people on your flight. Sometimes it's "The Cute...

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Robin Williams dead at 63: Comedians take to Twitter to express their grief

Robin Williams dead at 63: Comedians take to Twitter to express their grief

By | August 11, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 4 comments

As news of Robin Williams' apparent suicide quickly spread online tonight, fellow comedians took to Twitter to express their deep sadness and to encourage us to treat depression seriously. Below is a selection of those tweets. Williams was 63. My mother committed suicide at...

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Robin Williams dead at 63, suicide confirmed

Robin Williams dead at 63, suicide confirmed

By | August 11, 2014 at 7:16 pm | No comments

Iconic comedian Robin Williams died today at the age of 63. Police suspect suicide. "This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings," Williams' wife of nearly three years Susan Schneider said,...

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Russell Brand vs. Sean Hannity! Fox News Host Attacks Comedian On Twitter After ‘Trews’ Video Slam Over Middle East Conflict

Russell Brand vs. Sean Hannity! Fox News Host Attacks Comedian On Twitter After ‘Trews’ Video Slam Over Middle East Conflict

By | August 10, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 7 comments

It appears Sean Hannity’s feud with Russell Brand will not end anytime soon. The Fox News host went on a Twitter rampage, slamming his critics, including the outspoken comedian. This latest chapter in the Sean Hannity/Russell Brand feud began when the below photo of the...

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Joan Rivers backtracks after saying ‘idiot’ Palestinian civilians ‘deserved to die’

Joan Rivers backtracks after saying ‘idiot’ Palestinian civilians ‘deserved to die’

By | August 8, 2014 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments

After emphatically stating that nearly 2,000 Palestinian civilians "deserved to die" during Israeli-led attacks in the Gaza Strip, Joan Rivers is backtracking and blaming the media for taking her words out of context. Rivers' rant began when a TMZ reporter asked her opinion on...

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Louis C.K.’s show ‘Louie’ is the ‘Kale of Television’ according to Neal Brennan (Exclusive Video)

Louis C.K.’s show ‘Louie’ is the ‘Kale of Television’ according to Neal Brennan (Exclusive Video)

By | August 8, 2014 at 12:57 pm | 13 comments

We're only three days away from the premiere of Sundance TV's new pop-culture roundup show The Approval Matrix, hosted by comedian and Chappelle's Show co-creator Neal Brennan. We've already watched a few episodes, and we're happy to say it's worth your time. Brennan is smart,...

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Larry David playing Larry David type in Broadway debut

Larry David playing Larry David type in Broadway debut

By | August 7, 2014 at 11:52 am | No comments

Curb Your Enthusiasm and Seinfeld creator Larry David will make his Broadway debut next spring. Fish In The Dark, previously titled Shiva, is a comedy surrounding a death in a family and a very Larry David-like character. "It might even be Larry David with a different name,"...

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The Big Bang Theory stars Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar land appropriate contracts

The Big Bang Theory stars Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar land appropriate contracts

By | August 6, 2014 at 3:25 pm | No comments

Table reads will happen today for Season 8 of The Big Bang Theory. Co-stars Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar finalized their new contracts for the next three seasons at the zero hour on Tuesday afternoon. Earlier this week, Big Bang Theory's higher-profile stars Johnny Galecki,...

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