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Roseanne, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Russell Peters named Last Comic Standing judges

Roseanne, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Russell Peters named Last Comic Standing judges

By | March 21, 2014 at 4:49 pm | One comment

Executive producer Wanda Sykes and her team have locked up their celebrity judges and premiere date for the upcoming season of Last Comic Standing. The 13-episode eighth season premieres on May 22 for two hours at 9 pm EST, airing for one hour at 10 pm in following weeks....

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Comedian Adam Richmond charged with sexual assault, faces up to 25 years in prison

Comedian Adam Richmond charged with sexual assault, faces up to 25 years in prison

By | March 21, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 101 comments

For one stand-up comedian who has been featured on NBC's Last Comic Standing and Last Call with Carson Daly, the expectation of a romantic encounter may after a show may have gone to his head. Felony sexual assault charges have been filed against LA comedian Adam Richmond....

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Eric André joins ‘This is the End’ star Jay Baruchel for FX comedy pilot

Eric André joins ‘This is the End’ star Jay Baruchel for FX comedy pilot

By | March 21, 2014 at 10:49 am | One comment

The Jay Baruchel-led comedy pilot Man Seeking Woman on FX just got funnier. Stand-up comedian and amazingly subversive talk show hose Eric André has been cast alongside the This Is The End star. The show, based on Simon Rich's book The Last Girlfriend on Earth, Man Seeking...

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Get finger blasted with Amy Schumer (Photo)

Get finger blasted with Amy Schumer (Photo)

By | March 20, 2014 at 2:44 pm | One comment

Oh, how we love creative, crude, viral marketing. Comedy Central and the folks at Inside Amy Schumer announced they're offering a treat to all those youths celebrating Spring Break in Daytona Beach, Fl. It appears spring breakers can enjoy some chicken fingers with some special...

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IFC now working with Seth Meyers, Joel McHale, Rob Huebel and many more

IFC now working with Seth Meyers, Joel McHale, Rob Huebel and many more

By | March 20, 2014 at 2:19 pm | No comments

IFC, which has evolved into a destination for "alt comedy" television over the years, has excitedly announced its lineup of shows for the 2014-2015 season, including two new shows and a semi-serious awards show. Fred Armisen, Bill Hader and Seth Meyers have teamed up for a...

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New Tracy Morgan comedy special ‘Bona Fide’ will premiere on Comedy Central

New Tracy Morgan comedy special ‘Bona Fide’ will premiere on Comedy Central

By | March 20, 2014 at 10:32 am | One comment

Emmy Award-winning controversy-starting Saturday Night Live alum Tracy Morgan is back with a new comedy special on Comedy Central. His first TV special since his 2010 Showtime project Tracy Morgan: Black and Blue, this new hour was performed in his hometown of Brooklyn, NY....

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Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones headed to NBC

Daily Show correspondent Jason Jones headed to NBC

By | March 20, 2014 at 10:04 am | No comments

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart everything-correspondent Jason Jones has been cast to star in NBC's single-camera comedy pilot Love Is Relative. The show revolves around a wife and husband who begin to see their marriage in a whole new way after her brother moves in after a...

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Billy Crystal officially returning to television with Book of Mormon’s Josh Gad as his co-star

Billy Crystal officially returning to television with Book of Mormon’s Josh Gad as his co-star

By | March 19, 2014 at 4:22 pm | No comments

In a piece of unsurprising news, FX as greenlighted a new comedy series starring the iconic Billy Crystal and Josh Gad, of Book of Mormon and Frozen fame. Production on 13 episodes will begin later this year with plans to debut the show in 2015. Deadline first reported the...

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Hannibal Buress pretends to be Donald Glover and two more previews of Live From Chicago (Videos)

Hannibal Buress pretends to be Donald Glover and two more previews of Live From Chicago (Videos)

By | March 19, 2014 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments

Though Hannibal Buress' newest one-hour special Live From Chicago is set to premiere March 29 at midnight on Comedy Central, it'll be available for download through CC: Stand-Up Direct for $5 starting March 24. Live From Chicago will also be available on DVD and digital services...

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