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Daily Show correspondent Larry Wilmore lands comedy special for Showtime

Daily Show correspondent Larry Wilmore lands comedy special for Showtime

By | July 31, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments

Mostly known for his role as the Senior Black Correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Larry Wilmore is set to film his own comedy special for cable giant Showtime. And although Wilmore is a seasoned stand-up, the upcoming event Race, Religion & Sex -- set to air...

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Ricky Gervais to launch Web show starring Karl Pilkington

Ricky Gervais to launch Web show starring Karl Pilkington

By | July 30, 2012 at 5:40 pm | No comments

Last month Ricky Gervais gave the comedy world an update on the future of his current television projects. In short – The Ricky Gervais Show is ending, as well as An Idiot Abroad (but we'll be getting two more specials first). He and best pal Stephen Merchant are writing a...

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Meet the writers of Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (Video)

Meet the writers of Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (Video)

By | July 30, 2012 at 4:22 pm | One comment

FX's latest foray into boundary-pushing comedy programming comes in the form of Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, which premieres Aug. 9 at 11 pm EST. If you're a fan of Laughspin, you know who Kamau is, as we're proud to say we've been following his comedy career trajectory...

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Carrie Fisher, Sharon Stone, Katey Sagal and more will roast Roseanne on Comedy Central (Video)

Carrie Fisher, Sharon Stone, Katey Sagal and more will roast Roseanne on Comedy Central (Video)

By | July 30, 2012 at 2:47 pm | No comments

UPDATE: Aug. 2 -- Comedy Central has just announced the final additions to the dais: roast veteran Gilbert Gottfried and newcomers Ellen Barkin and Wayne Brady will be on hand to poke fun of the iconic comedian. ----------------- This weekend’s highly-anticipated Comedy...

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‘Louie’ renewed for a fourth season

‘Louie’ renewed for a fourth season

By | July 28, 2012 at 11:50 am | No comments

At this morning's Television Critics Association event, FX has announced that Louis C.K.'s critically acclaimed show Louie will, indeed, return for a fourth season. Of course, this news isn't all that surprising, seeing as C.K. is just about the most-loved comedian of the past...

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Saturday Night Live election specials will air in September

Saturday Night Live election specials will air in September

By | July 25, 2012 at 12:54 pm | No comments

Saturday Night Live will reboot its primetime election specials, which we saw last election season four years ago, this September. Bob Greenblatt, NBC's chairman made the announcement this morning at the executive meeting of the Television Critics Association (TCAs). The...

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Amidst negotiations, Modern Family cast sues for higher salaries

Amidst negotiations, Modern Family cast sues for higher salaries

By | July 24, 2012 at 4:08 pm | One comment

Yesterday, we reported that the adult cast of Modern Family were negotiating their new contracts, asking to be paid $200,000 an episode. Now, it seems, the situation has gotten worse. The cast is suing 20th Century Fox Television, the studio behind the show, one of the...

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The Laughspin Interview with Kevin Nealon

The Laughspin Interview with Kevin Nealon

By | July 24, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments

Depending how old you are, you may know comedian Kevin Nealon from something different. You may remember him from his appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. You may know him from his 12 year stint on Saturday Night Live. Younger folks recognize him from his principal...

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Win a DVD copy of Casa de mi Padre with Will Ferrell

Win a DVD copy of Casa de mi Padre with Will Ferrell

By | July 24, 2012 at 2:09 pm | No comments

Did you miss Will Ferrell's hilarious Spanish-language flick Casa de mi Padre when it was in theaters in May? Or, did you see it and want to relive the magic? Maybe you just like getting free shit sent to you in the mail. Wherever you fall, you should be happy to hear that...

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