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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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Did Rashida Jones really need to apologize to John Travolta?

Did Rashida Jones really need to apologize to John Travolta?

By | August 17, 2012 at 11:24 am | 3 comments

The most beautiful nurse in all of Pawnee, IN, Rashida Jones made a comment in a recent interview during the Celeste and Jesse Forever press tour that has been considered a rare gaffe by the loveable actress. While she and co-star Will McCormack were speaking with the website...

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Tom Arnold helps Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard get intimate in bed (Video)

Tom Arnold helps Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard get intimate in bed (Video)

By | August 17, 2012 at 9:36 am | No comments

You may know that Dax Shepard's new movie Hit & Run hits theaters Aug. 22. But did you know that during the filming, Shepard and his real-life fiance Kristen Bell had a difficult time nailing their love scenes? It's totally true. In this Funny or Die exclusive, we go behind the...

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Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass respond to Joss Whedon’s call to ban Sleepwalk With Me (Video)

Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass respond to Joss Whedon’s call to ban Sleepwalk With Me (Video)

By | August 17, 2012 at 8:55 am | 2 comments

A few days ago, celebrated writer and director Joss Whedon issued a public plea to his fans that they boycott Mike Birbiglia and Ira Glass' new film Sleepwalk With Me. And while Whedon may be nerd royalty with a cult-like legion of fans that'll undoubtedly follow the order,...

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