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Comedy Central moves @midnight to 11:30 to help Stephen Colbert to Larry Wilmore transition

Comedy Central moves @midnight to 11:30 to help Stephen Colbert to Larry Wilmore transition

By | December 22, 2014 at 3:16 pm | No comments

Comedy Central's faux game show @midnight will be @eleventhirty for a couple of weeks. Chris Hardwick and his show's hit #HashtagWars will play at 11:30 pm after The Daily Show with Jon Stewart for two weeks starting Jan. 5. Hardwick's @midnight will fill in for The Colbert...

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Judd Apatow’s stand-up comedy resurrection

Judd Apatow’s stand-up comedy resurrection

By | December 18, 2014 at 10:36 am | 4 comments

Immaturity is funny, so says all-American comedy maven Judd Apatow, who’s best known for creating the genius, short-lived, cult TV show, Freaks and Geeks and his ensuing plethora of raunchy blockbusters. What Judd’s not so known for is his abridged stand-up career, which ran...

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FXX snags Axe Cop, Lucas Bros Moving Co., more for Animation Domination High-Def

FXX snags Axe Cop, Lucas Bros Moving Co., more for Animation Domination High-Def

By | December 18, 2014 at 9:43 am | One comment

The Lucas Brothers are returning to television, along with several other animated comedy series. Animation Domination High-Def late-night programming block from Fox will relaunch on FXX in the new year. New episodes of Lucas Bros. Moving Co. will be joined by new Stone Quackers...

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Broken Lizard score TBS comedy pilot ‘Quality Time’

Broken Lizard score TBS comedy pilot ‘Quality Time’

By | December 17, 2014 at 2:10 pm | No comments

Broken Lizard may spend some quality time on TBS if all goes according to plan. TNT/TBS head Kevin Reilly ordered a pilot from the makers of Super Troopers and Beerfest. Broken Lizard members Paul Soter, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme and Erik Stolhanske will write and star in...

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Minneapolis comedian Bill Young dies but won’t be forgotten by supportive Twin Cities comedy community (Essay)

Minneapolis comedian Bill Young dies but won’t be forgotten by supportive Twin Cities comedy community (Essay)

By | December 16, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 3 comments

We just lost a dear friend of the Minneapolis/St. Paul comedy scene. He passed away sometime between Thursday night and Friday morning. This was the second huge death the scene has had in less than two weeks and we are beyond devastated. The entire landscape of our community has...

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Camille Cosby breaks her silence on sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby, asks ‘Who is the victim?’

Camille Cosby breaks her silence on sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby, asks ‘Who is the victim?’

By | December 15, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments

A day after Bill Cosby lectured a reporter about how black media should cover the mounting sexual assault allegations levied against him with a "neutral mind" the veteran comedian's wife of 50 years, Camille, released a statement blaming the media for not "vetting" her husband's...

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Donald Glover’s FX hip-hop comedy pilot ‘Atlanta’ is happening

Donald Glover’s FX hip-hop comedy pilot ‘Atlanta’ is happening

By | December 15, 2014 at 4:35 pm | No comments

Donald Glover will create and star in a new comedy pilot for FX Networks. Childish Gambino is already working on the next season of Community for Yahoo! Screen and his next project Atlanta will show off more of his hip-hop chops. Atlanta is about two cousins working their way up...

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Bill Cosby lectures reporter, expects black media to have ‘neutral mind’ about rape allegations

Bill Cosby lectures reporter, expects black media to have ‘neutral mind’ about rape allegations

By | December 14, 2014 at 9:52 pm | One comment

Though Bill Cosby has been told not to talk to the press about the staggering number of sexual assault allegations against him, the veteran comedian had no problem being manipulative to a New York Post reporter. Reached at his home by Stacy Brown, Cosby, whom Brown described as...

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Golden Globes are terrible for comedy and here’s why and how it could be better

Golden Globes are terrible for comedy and here’s why and how it could be better

By | December 12, 2014 at 1:40 pm | 4 comments

The nominees for the 72nd Annual Golden Globes were announced on Thursday morning. Yet again, those zany humans from foreign lands behind the third-rate award ceremony have befuddled us with their interpretation of the term 'comedy,' doling out nominations to actors in movies...

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