TV/Movies

Patton Oswalt will star in Adult Swim's 'The Heart, She Holler'

By | May 19, 2011 at 3:31 pm | One comment

During Adult Swim's upfront presentations this morning, the network announced The Heart, She Holler, starring Patton Oswalt, will become a series. The show also stars comedian Heather Lawless, who comedy nerds may know as a member of sketch group Variety Shac, (Chelsea Peretti,...

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Will mainstream awards shows ever give comedies the respect they deserve?

By | May 19, 2011 at 2:02 pm | 6 comments

[caption id="attachment_23236" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Woody Allen: Our only hope?"][/caption] In a recent article outlining what movies were the "talk of the festival" at Cannes this year, the Los Angeles Times mentioned Woody Allen's comedy Midnight In Paris....

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Daniel Tosh and Danny McBride compete for “Comedy MVP” at Spike TV awards

By | May 19, 2011 at 12:37 pm | One comment

Jerry Seinfeld famously said that news about stand-up comedy – for all its brutality and competitiveness – didn’t belong in the arts section of the newspaper, but on the sports page. And Spike TV's Guys Choice Awards, airing June 10, certainly caters to that spirit. Now...

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What will Zach Galifianakis be smoking on 'Real Time with Bill Maher' tomorrow night?

By | May 19, 2011 at 12:19 pm | No comments

The last time comedian Zach Galifianakis popped into HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, he cause a bit of a stir when he sparked up a joint during the show. It went down last October right before California residents were to vote on Prop 19 , which proposed the legalization of...

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Yes, Olivia Munn is still a 'Daily Show' correspondent

By | May 18, 2011 at 1:03 pm | No comments

Since we broke the news of comedian Al Madrigal's joining The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as its newest correspondent, we've gotten a few e-mails either asking or implying that the move no doubt means second-newest contributor Olivia Munn is no longer a part of the show. But...

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Andy Richter scores hosting gig for '$10,000 Pyramid'

By | May 18, 2011 at 12:24 pm | One comment

Do you remember that time Andy Richter, Conan O'Brien's longtime chat show sidekick, absolutely, unequivocally fucking crushed his opponents in Celebrity Jeopardy? It happened in 2009; actress Dana Delaney turned in a somewhat respectable showing, but the best part of the show...

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Video: Justin Timberlake and Andy Samberg have twin sisters, are scared of ghosts

By | May 18, 2011 at 11:39 am | No comments

The season finale of Saturday Night Live goes down this weekend, folks. And there's few better ways to end things than with Justin Timberlake as host and Lady Gaga as musical guest. Actually, having Justin as host and musical guest might be better. We're a tad sick of Lady...

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Watch Al Madrigal's debut on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

By | May 18, 2011 at 8:03 am | No comments

Comedian Al Madrigal made his debut on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart last night, as Jon introduced him as the show's new Senior Latino Correspondent. Although in the outro, Jon calls him the Senior Hispanic Correspondent. Which is it? We HAVE to know! Regardless, Al was great...

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Comedian Kevin Hart promises to make audience cry as BET host

By | May 17, 2011 at 7:47 pm | One comment

It's real simple. Comedian Kevin Hart is one of the hottest commodities in comedy today. So, it's no surprise long-running BET chose him to host their annual awards when they go down live June 26 at 8 pm EST. In a statement today, Stephen Hill, BET's president of music...

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