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Watch the first three previews from Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen

Watch the first three previews from Comedy Central’s Roast of Charlie Sheen

By | September 12, 2011 at 3:30 pm | No comments

It taped this past Saturday in Los Angeles, but Comedy Central is already rolling out to video previews of their Roast of Charlie Sheen. You may have caught our impressive, detailed and hilarious live blog from the event. The real deal premieres this coming Monday, Sept. 19 at...

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Conan O’Brien snags sitcom pilot deal with TBS

Conan O’Brien snags sitcom pilot deal with TBS

By | September 12, 2011 at 2:37 pm | No comments

It looks like Conan O’Brien might be widening his already-massive comedic presence to his current home network, TBS. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the show “centers on a family man who quits his day job and returns to the neighborhood where he grew up. While there, he...

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“Futurama,” “Community,” “Portlandia” among comedy winners at Creative Arts Emmys

“Futurama,” “Community,” “Portlandia” among comedy winners at Creative Arts Emmys

By | September 12, 2011 at 9:45 am | No comments

Hey, sports fans! Comedy Central's Roast of Charlie Sheen wasn’t the only big ticket event going on this weekend: the Creative Arts Emmy Awards also went down at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. Some of you may be asking: What the hell are the Creative Arts Emmys and how...

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Will Broadway star Mary Faber be the next Saturday Night Live player?

Will Broadway star Mary Faber be the next Saturday Night Live player?

By | September 9, 2011 at 3:50 pm | 3 comments

Although Saturday Night Live honcho Lorne Michaels announced earlier this year that there would be no new cast hires at the iconic sketch show, we're now hearing that maybe that's not the case. New York comedy scene blog The Apiary is reporting that Broadway actress Mary Faber,...

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Watch “Two And A Half Men” cast deliver the Late Show Top 10 list

Watch “Two And A Half Men” cast deliver the Late Show Top 10 list

By | September 9, 2011 at 12:42 pm | No comments

As if Two And A Half Men needed any more hype, the three co-stars of the CBS sitcom -- Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer, Angus T. Young -- joined David Letterman via satellite last night to deliver the Late Show Top 10. The topic? The top 10 reasons to watch Two And A Half Men this...

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Did supposedly “racist” comedy segment need to be pulled from Fox-owned Fuel TV?

Did supposedly “racist” comedy segment need to be pulled from Fox-owned Fuel TV?

By | September 8, 2011 at 11:17 pm | No comments

In another instance of political correctness in comedy being taken way too far, Fuel TV had to pull a sports segment due to offending the Asian American community. Comedian Bob Oschack went out as a "man on the street" to interview Asian college students at the University of...

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The first trailer for the new Steve Martin, Jack Black flick, “The Big Year” is here

The first trailer for the new Steve Martin, Jack Black flick, “The Big Year” is here

By | September 7, 2011 at 4:31 pm | No comments

Iconic comedian, actor and musician Steve Martin has teamed up with Jack Black and Owen Wilson for a film about competitive bird watching, The Big Year. Set for an Oct. 14 release, the flick centers around the three friends going head-to-head-to-head in The North American Big...

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Watch Jimmy Kimmel break down during his moving Uncle Frank tribute

Watch Jimmy Kimmel break down during his moving Uncle Frank tribute

By | September 7, 2011 at 1:09 pm | No comments

On his show last night, Jimmy Kimmel introduced a video tribute to Uncle Frank, through tears and a smile-- and the tribute carried that tone throughout. Kimmel's monologue featured footage of Frank Potenza's humorous interviews with the likes of Ellen DeGeneres, Kermit the...

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Inside the 9/11 documentary with Marc Maron; trailer released

Inside the 9/11 documentary with Marc Maron; trailer released

By | September 6, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 5 comments

With the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York City fast approaching, mainstream media outlets have already been prepping extensive coverage, tributes and special programming. And we, of course, doing what we do at Laughspin, are interested in what the comedy world...

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