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Comedian Mike E. Winfield’s video clip show on Fuse gets a premiere date (Video)

Comedian Mike E. Winfield’s video clip show on Fuse gets a premiere date (Video)

By | August 21, 2012 at 3:59 pm | No comments

It seems clip shows are in high demand. Fuse just announced the premiere date for its new half-hour comedy program. Off Beat rounds up the funniest music-themed viral and viewer-created videos, and it's all being hosted by comedian Mike E. Winfield with comedian Mal Hall as his...

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New Daniel Tosh show ‘Brickleberry’ provides ammunition for fake outrage enthusiasts (Review)

New Daniel Tosh show ‘Brickleberry’ provides ammunition for fake outrage enthusiasts (Review)

By | August 21, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments

Let me give all the fake outrage enthusiasts a head start on their Change.org petitions, their Facebook protest groups and their calls to television execs concerning Comedy Central’s new animated series Brickleberry. Here are the things about which you’ll be outraged: the...

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Mike Birbiglia working on film adaptation of ‘My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend’

Mike Birbiglia working on film adaptation of ‘My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend’

By | August 21, 2012 at 11:22 am | No comments

Mike Birbiglia's Sleepwalk With Me won the 2012 Audience Award at Sundance and is receiving an overwhelmingly warm response from critics and fans, both those who were already familiar with the comedian and those who weren't. Now, after the success of his auto-biographical debut...

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IFC ‘adopts’ comedian Chris Gethard (Video)

IFC ‘adopts’ comedian Chris Gethard (Video)

By | August 20, 2012 at 3:34 pm | No comments

Comedian and actor Chris Gethard has a new home on IFC thanks to the network's new Adopt-A-Comic program, in which they spotlight comics who share their “slightly off” credo. In their own words: “IFC has decided to adopt a comic every year. That's right, we will get to...

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Jay Leno takes ‘tremendous’ pay cut to save Tonight Show jobs, 20 staffers still laid off

Jay Leno takes ‘tremendous’ pay cut to save Tonight Show jobs, 20 staffers still laid off

By | August 18, 2012 at 9:40 pm | No comments

In order to stem the financial hemorrhaging that's been plaguing NBC, the network has been laying off personnel for months. But last night came perhaps the biggest blow yet. Deadline reports that 20 staffers at The Tonight Show with Jay Leno have been relieved of their jobs and...

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Ron Howard will appear on screen in the new season of Arrested Development

Ron Howard will appear on screen in the new season of Arrested Development

By | August 18, 2012 at 1:20 pm | No comments

The wait for the new direct-to-Netflix season of Arrested Development gets more and more unbearable with every update. So far, we've seen photos from the set, the announcement that John Slattery has been added to the team and promises from the crew that the show will return as...

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Katt Williams to release his first comedy special in four years (Video preview)

Katt Williams to release his first comedy special in four years (Video preview)

By | August 18, 2012 at 10:39 am | 2 comments

Continuously embattled comedian Katt Williams has recorded a new stand-up special, Kattpocalypse, for Showtime. It will premiere on the network on Aug 24 with the DVD release scheduled for Sept. 18. Kattpocalypse will be Katt's newest hour since the release of It's Pimpin'...

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Check out two previews from Amy Schumer’s comedy special ‘Mostly Sex Stuff’

Check out two previews from Amy Schumer’s comedy special ‘Mostly Sex Stuff’

By | August 17, 2012 at 4:27 pm | No comments

Comedian Amy Schumer's star is rising fast-- in part, because she's an expert at hurting people's feelings at the roasts on Comedy Central. Schumer recently landed her own sketch series for the network, and they're putting the fearless comedian in the spotlight for her debut...

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Wanda Sykes will star in two gay rights themed comedy specials for Logo

Wanda Sykes will star in two gay rights themed comedy specials for Logo

By | August 17, 2012 at 11:50 am | No comments

Logo, the Viacom-owned channel that produces programming geared towards the LGBT demographic, will be debuting two one-hour specials later this year from Wanda Sykes, in which she and a roundtable of guest panelists cover the topic of gay rights as it pertains to the upcoming...

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