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Mike Birbiglia stars opposite ‘Fresh Air’ host Terry Gross in a short film produced by Ira Glass (Video)

Mike Birbiglia stars opposite ‘Fresh Air’ host Terry Gross in a short film produced by Ira Glass (Video)

By | May 11, 2012 at 1:17 pm | No comments

Mike Birbiglia has dedicated a lot of time to explaining the dangers of being a chronic sleepwalker, but in this short film produced by This American Life's Ira Glass, the storytelling comedian does plenty of harm to himself in full consciousness. After an interview with Fresh...

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Watch Jimmy Fallon and Will Ferrell dance it out with their tight pants on

Watch Jimmy Fallon and Will Ferrell dance it out with their tight pants on

By | May 11, 2012 at 12:51 pm | No comments

It all happened last night, folks. Jimmy Fallon and Will Ferrell dance it out, but in the end there can only be one tight-pants-wearing, mop-top-sporting, women's-turtle-neck-loving man. Who's it going to be?...

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What you can expect on the new season of Futurama (Spoilers)

What you can expect on the new season of Futurama (Spoilers)

By | May 11, 2012 at 12:20 pm | One comment

In the first edition of Comedy Central's Countdown to Futurama podcast, Matt Groening and David X. Cohen dish out some spoilers and some production drawings from the first episode of the upcoming season, which premieres June 20. Let's take a look at what we can expect: Wanda...

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Comedian Baratunde Thurston schools us on How To Be Black (Video)

Comedian Baratunde Thurston schools us on How To Be Black (Video)

By | May 11, 2012 at 11:50 am | No comments

PBS News Hour recently sat down with stand-up comedian and digital director of America's satirical news source, The Onion, Baratunde Thurston about his book How To Be Black. The book, which came out this past January, combines elements of satire with a memoir. How To Be Black's...

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Wanda Sykes: I didn’t sleep for a week after my first comedy show (Video)

Wanda Sykes: I didn’t sleep for a week after my first comedy show (Video)

By | May 11, 2012 at 10:29 am | No comments

Comedian and star of the upcoming The Hot Flashes Wanda Sykes will appear on the PBS series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. this Sunday to trace her genealogy back through the centuries. Sykes also takes the show to the roots of her stand-up career. Watch the...

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Fox greenlights Mindy Kaling’s sitcom and two other comedies

Fox greenlights Mindy Kaling’s sitcom and two other comedies

By | May 11, 2012 at 9:49 am | No comments

Early in the pilot process, NBC may have passed on Mindy Kaling's new sitcom, It's Messy but over at Fox, the pilot's a favorite. The network has greenlit the show for the Fall. At this point, the show has the potential to be a companion for Fox's freshman hit, New Girl. The...

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‘Community’ will return for a fourth season!

‘Community’ will return for a fourth season!

By | May 10, 2012 at 10:01 pm | One comment

Well, it turns out the Study Group will be together for at least one more year. NBC has ordered a fourth season of Community. That's the good news. The bad news is that the network ordered only 13 new episodes. In the end, though, it's all good news. Right? "Dear Community...

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TBS inks deals with ‘Conan’ writer Deon Cole and Ashton Kutcher for new shows

TBS inks deals with ‘Conan’ writer Deon Cole and Ashton Kutcher for new shows

By | May 10, 2012 at 6:15 pm | One comment

Conan O'Brien's empire is expanding! Veteran comedian and Conan writer Deon Cole has landed a deal to host Deon Cole's Black Box on TBS, home to Coco's late-night show. "[Cole] will invade America's televisions each week to provide his take on some of the most outrageous...

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Chris Rock-produced Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell gets a premiere date

Chris Rock-produced Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell gets a premiere date

By | May 10, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 9 comments

It's official! FX has finalized the schedule for its late-night comedy series executive produced by Chris Rock and starring comedian W. Kamau Bell. Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell will premiere on Thursday, Aug. 9 at 11 pm EST. The show, which Laughspin announced in March,...

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