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Comedy Central’s ‘The Half-Hour’ premieres June 6 with Michael Che and Chris Distefano

Comedy Central’s ‘The Half-Hour’ premieres June 6 with Michael Che and Chris Distefano

By | May 19, 2014 at 4:09 pm | One comment

Comedy Central’s stellar stand-up comedy series The Half-Hour kick off its third season Friday, June 6 at midnight ET with back-to-back comedy specials from comedians Chris Distefano and Michael Che. The quickly-rising Distefano appears on MTV and MTV2’s Guy Code, Girl Code...

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Louis C.K., Wanda Sykes, Jerry Seinfeld and more! 11 Comedians as comedians on television

Louis C.K., Wanda Sykes, Jerry Seinfeld and more! 11 Comedians as comedians on television

By | May 19, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments

Stand-up comedians are taking over television! Comics, not all of them trained actors, are getting the opportunity to play the roles they were meant to play: comedians. The old stand-up-to-sitcom model was that maybe you'd get discovered at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in...

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Chris Hardwick’s ‘All Star Celebrity Bowling’ coming to AMC

Chris Hardwick’s ‘All Star Celebrity Bowling’ coming to AMC

By | May 19, 2014 at 1:12 am | One comment

Chris Hardwick, he of Nerdist Industries fame, proves yet again that he is winning at television. Not only is he the host of @Midnight on Comedy Central,host of AMC’s episode wrap-up show Talking Dead (as well as 2013's Talking Bad), creator and co-host of the Nerdist podcast,...

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Jayson Werth ‘Mean Girls’ Reference Awesome! Watch Video Of Washington Nationals Star Spoofing Glen Coco Quote With Dan Kolko (VIDEO)

Jayson Werth ‘Mean Girls’ Reference Awesome! Watch Video Of Washington Nationals Star Spoofing Glen Coco Quote With Dan Kolko (VIDEO)

By | May 18, 2014 at 5:50 pm | No comments

Washington Nationals star Jayson Werth is apparently a big Mean Girls fan. The right fielder made an awesome reference to the classic teen flick during a post-game interview on Friday. MASN reporter Dan Kolko spoke Jayson Werth to after this impressive ninth-inning catch...

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Solange, Jay Z Elevator Fight Cause Revealed On ‘Saturday Night Live’? Watch Video Of Hilarious ‘SNL’ Spoof Featuring Maya Rudolph As Beyoncé

Solange, Jay Z Elevator Fight Cause Revealed On ‘Saturday Night Live’? Watch Video Of Hilarious ‘SNL’ Spoof Featuring Maya Rudolph As Beyoncé

By | May 18, 2014 at 2:31 pm | No comments

Do we finally know what caused the infamous elevator fight between Jay Z and Solange Knowles? Well, if Saturday Night Live is to be believed, it all started because of a spider. SNL spoofed the feud between Beyoncé’s husband and sister during Saturday’s cold open....

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Whitney Cummings, Lisa Lampanelli, Joy Behar, 11 more headlining Las Vegas comedy series ‘Lipshtick’ at Venetian

Whitney Cummings, Lisa Lampanelli, Joy Behar, 11 more headlining Las Vegas comedy series ‘Lipshtick’ at Venetian

By | May 16, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 3 comments

Whitney Cummings, Lisa Lampanelli, Susie Essman, Joy Behar and 10 other stellar comedians will be part of The Venetian Las Vegas’ new all-female comedy series Lipshtick. Get it— because “shtick” is sort of a synonym for comedy and because girls LOVE lipstick? You may be...

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Sex and the City writers developing Showtime comedy about Orthodox Jewish comedian

Sex and the City writers developing Showtime comedy about Orthodox Jewish comedian

By | May 16, 2014 at 1:32 pm | One comment

Showtime is developing a new half-hour comedy series called Yank about a young man who ventures out of his ultra-orthodox Jewish community in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to pursue his dream of becoming a comedian. Yank comes from Sex and the City writers Elisa Zuritsky and Julie...

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Watch Rashida Jones in TBS comedy ‘Angie Tribeca’ from Steve Carell

Watch Rashida Jones in TBS comedy ‘Angie Tribeca’ from Steve Carell

By | May 16, 2014 at 1:25 pm | One comment

As TBS got ready to start its upfront presentation on Wednesday, the network released the trailer for the Rashida Jones-led comedy Angie Tribeca. TBS gave the cop comedy a series order last week for 10 episodes. Angie Tribeca is the brainchild of Steve and Nancy Carell about a...

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CBS passes on How I Met Your Dad, releases The McCarthys trailer (Video)

CBS passes on How I Met Your Dad, releases The McCarthys trailer (Video)

By | May 16, 2014 at 12:24 pm | No comments

CBS has passed on the much-talked about highly-anticipated pilot How I Met Your Dad. The How I Met Your Mother spin-off series dominated trade headlines over the past seven months, including last week when the show was reportedly picked up. CBS executive Nina Tassler commented...

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