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Watch a preview from Ricky Gervais’ new Web series with Karl Pilkington

Watch a preview from Ricky Gervais’ new Web series with Karl Pilkington

By | August 2, 2012 at 1:55 pm | No comments

Karl Pilkington (An Idiot Abroad) gives what Ricky Gervais calls "the worst English lesson ever" in this clip for Gervais' new Web series, Learn English with Ricky Gervais. The first episode launches Aug. 14 for free on iTunes. But for now, you can relearn some of the language...

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Former ‘Community’ showrunner Dan Harmon inks deal with CBS

Former ‘Community’ showrunner Dan Harmon inks deal with CBS

By | August 1, 2012 at 8:48 pm | 2 comments

Although Dan Harmon's firing from NBC's Community was a real shit show, Harmon's got two script deals under his belt now-- a previously announced deal with Fox and now a new one with CBS. There's not much solidified in terms of what either scripts are going to be about but...

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Steve Harvey says goodbye to stand-up comedy with Pay Per View special

Steve Harvey says goodbye to stand-up comedy with Pay Per View special

By | August 1, 2012 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments

You might know already that veteran comedian Steve Harvey has been on his farewell tour. Months ago, he announced he'd be retiring from stand-up comedy to pursue other avenues; he is after all the head of a syndicated radio show, author and current host of Family Feud, and he'll...

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The Laughspin Audio Interview with Sarah Colonna

The Laughspin Audio Interview with Sarah Colonna

By | August 1, 2012 at 1:53 pm | No comments

While in Montreal last week for the 30th anniversary of the Just For Laughs comedy festival, I got a chance to sit down with comedian Sarah Colonna, who was there, in part, to accept the honor of being named one of Variety's 10 Comics to Watch. In addition to headlining...

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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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