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Pete Holmes Show canceled by TBS, but Conan O’Brien is still his hero: Read Pete Holmes’ letter to fans

Pete Holmes Show canceled by TBS, but Conan O’Brien is still his hero: Read Pete Holmes’ letter to fans

By | May 26, 2014 at 11:21 am | 13 comments

TBS has canceled The Pete Holmes Show. The half-hour late night talk show/sketch show hybrid with host Pete Holmes only lasted seven months and had a strong fan presence on social media, but the ratings were not where TBS wanted them to be. The Pete Holmes Show last received a...

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Last Comic Standing’s Roseanne tells comedian Ben Kronberg ‘go f*ck yourself’ and viral hashtag begins!

Last Comic Standing’s Roseanne tells comedian Ben Kronberg ‘go f*ck yourself’ and viral hashtag begins!

By | May 24, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 24 comments

During the season eight premiere of NBC's Last Comic Standing on Thursday night, Roseanne told comedian Ben Kronberg to go f*ck himself. But we can't look at the moment in a vacuum. Roseanne's comment came after Kronberg stood onstage for more than 30 seconds without starting...

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‘Wet Hot American Summer’ headed to Netlfix as television series

‘Wet Hot American Summer’ headed to Netlfix as television series

By | May 23, 2014 at 4:13 pm | No comments

Wet Hot American Summer, the 2001 cult comedy classic from David Wain and Michael Showalter, is headed to Netflix in the form of a 10-episode television series. This, according to sources, who have spoken to Variety, who broke the news moments ago. If the project comes to...

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Former Saturday Night Live star Bill Hader inks exclusive HBO comedy series deal

Former Saturday Night Live star Bill Hader inks exclusive HBO comedy series deal

By | May 23, 2014 at 2:17 pm | One comment

HBO wants Bill Hader, badly. The premium cable channel has signed the former Saturday Night Live star to an exclusive development deal that would have him create and star in his own comedy series. No word if the deal will effect his gig voicing the evil Dr. Giuseppe Malocchio on...

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NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’ off to great start, first semi-finalists announced

NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’ off to great start, first semi-finalists announced

By | May 23, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 3 comments

With judges Russell Peters, Roseanne and Keenen Ivory Wayans and host JB Smoove, Last Comic Standing made its triumphant return last night to NBC. And this time, with the guidance of executive producer Wanda Sykes, Last Comic Standing is being done right. In year’s past NBC...

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Kevin Hart fires back at ex-wife ‘Atlanta Exes’ star Torrei, tells Twitter ‘Don’t believe the hype!’

Kevin Hart fires back at ex-wife ‘Atlanta Exes’ star Torrei, tells Twitter ‘Don’t believe the hype!’

By | May 21, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 3 comments

Kevin Hart is not sitting idly by as his ex-wife Torrei Hart slams the super successful comedian on Entertainment Tonight. Torrei spoke to Entertainment Tonight’s Rocsi Diaz to promote the upcoming reality series Altanta Exes, in which Torrei co-stars. Kevin Hart split with...

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‘The Big Bang Theory’ banned in China! Does the CBS comedy promote prostitution, gambling or terrorism?

‘The Big Bang Theory’ banned in China! Does the CBS comedy promote prostitution, gambling or terrorism?

By | May 20, 2014 at 5:44 pm | No comments

Love it or hate it, CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory is one of the most popular comedy series in television history; so popular, in fact, its stars Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki are beloved characters all over the world. Except in China. That's right,...

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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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