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TruTV orders Those Who Can’t from Denver comedy troupe Grawlix

TruTV orders Those Who Can’t from Denver comedy troupe Grawlix

By | March 5, 2015 at 12:29 pm | One comment

TruTV continues to step up its slate of comedy series with its first scripted show. Those Who Can't is a Denver-based sitcom starring Grawlix troupe comedians Ben Roy, Adam Cayton-Holland and Andrew Orvedahl. The trio play immature teachers at Denver's fictional Buchanan High...

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Trevor Moore of Whitest Kids U’ Know’s video for Ballad of Billy John is deft commentary of Internet and how horrible we’ve all become. And it’s perfect.

Trevor Moore of Whitest Kids U’ Know’s video for Ballad of Billy John is deft commentary of Internet and how horrible we’ve all become. And it’s perfect.

By | March 4, 2015 at 1:35 pm | No comments

Trevor Moore has been in important player in the world of comedy since the early 2000s thanks to his co-founder status of sketch group The Whitest Kids U' Know. But since he dropped his first album Drunk Texts To Myself in 2013, the Virginia native has proven himself a skilled...

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NBC comedy subscription service in works, would likely carry SNL, 30 Rock, The Office

NBC comedy subscription service in works, would likely carry SNL, 30 Rock, The Office

By | March 4, 2015 at 12:10 pm | No comments

NBC is jumping into the video streaming game later this year. The home of Saturday Night Live plans to launch a subscription-video service just for comedies. SNL recently launched its own app offering more than 300 hours of sketches from the show's 40 years. NBC has a wealth of...

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Madonna eyes comedy career, should music ever fail her

Madonna eyes comedy career, should music ever fail her

By | March 2, 2015 at 9:14 pm | 2 comments

Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone – pop icon, mediocre actress, BSDM queen, and... stand-up comedian? Well, after you’ve intentionally published a book that shows you and Vanilla Ice doing the nasty, where else is there to go but onstage in front of a microphone to tell jokes...

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Craig Ferguson is The King of 7B in ABC sitcom pilot

Craig Ferguson is The King of 7B in ABC sitcom pilot

By | March 2, 2015 at 12:07 pm | No comments

Craig Ferguson is very busy despite his CBS departure two months ago. The former Late Late Show host will star in an ABC comedy pilot The King Of 7B. Ferguson plays Prentiss Porter, an agoraphobe who takes his first steps into the outside world in 11 years. Of course, as soon as...

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Marlon Wayans Richard Pryor audition tape leaked. And Marlon is excellent. (Video)

Marlon Wayans Richard Pryor audition tape leaked. And Marlon is excellent. (Video)

By | February 25, 2015 at 12:27 am | No comments

With the Richard Pryor biopic in the works, and comedian Mike Epps chosen for the titular role, it’s a bit too late to recast. But, with newly released footage of Marlon Wayans’ audition tape from when Chris Rock was attached to work on the project, it’s not too late to...

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Wet Hot American Summer on stage! Cult comedy flick becomes a play, but will it work?

Wet Hot American Summer on stage! Cult comedy flick becomes a play, but will it work?

By | February 24, 2015 at 11:48 pm | No comments

It’s good to be a Wet Hot American Summer fan right about now. Well, it’s good to be that most of the time, since telling a group of people that you have to go hump the fridge is probably the best way to single out new friends from the herd, based on reaction. But now, more...

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Jason Jones leaves Daily Show for TBS

Jason Jones leaves Daily Show for TBS

By | February 24, 2015 at 2:42 pm | No comments

The Daily Show departures continue to roll in. Jason Jones will leave the Comedy Central fake news show to star in a TBS sitcom. TBS has ordered 10 episodes of a family comedy series from Daily Show correspondents and awesomely-married couple Jason Jones and Samantha Bee. The...

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Amy Schumer felt up by Broad City gals Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer (Photo)

Amy Schumer felt up by Broad City gals Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer (Photo)

By | February 22, 2015 at 2:33 pm | No comments

Comedians are nothing, if not stalwart representatives of responsible personal choices. Behold Amy Schumer, reminding her legions of female fans, with help from Abbi Jacobson and Illana Glazer aka the Broad City gals, to be routine with one’s monthly self breast examination....

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