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Watch a preview from Ricky Gervais’ new show “Life’s Too Short”

Watch a preview from Ricky Gervais’ new show “Life’s Too Short”

By | September 1, 2011 at 9:00 am | One comment

Since June, when HBO announced it had picked up Ricky Gervais' new show Life's Too Short, we've been eagerly anticipating its premiere. In the meantime Gervais has teased us with a few updates on his blog and some video sneak peeks on the series. The show, produced by Gervais...

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Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds to produce animated comedy inspired by “Family Guy”

Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds to produce animated comedy inspired by “Family Guy”

By | August 31, 2011 at 9:14 am | One comment

I'm not sure how many of you comedy nerds follow the world of A-list celebs, but you might know that its been rumored -- ever since their 2009 flick The Proposal -- that actress Sandra Bullock and actor Ryan Reynolds have been banging. Personally, I hope it's true. They're a...

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Watch Ed Helms, James Spader and more sound off on season eight of “The Office”

Watch Ed Helms, James Spader and more sound off on season eight of “The Office”

By | August 30, 2011 at 10:21 pm | No comments

For most comedy fans, the Sept. 22 season premiere of The Office cannot happen soon enough. The eighth season finds Dunder Mifflin without a regional manager after the dramatic Michael Scott (Steve Carell) exit at the conclusion of last season. And while we know James Spader has...

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Gabriel Iglesias cast in male stripper flick

Gabriel Iglesias cast in male stripper flick

By | August 29, 2011 at 6:06 pm | One comment

Hugely popular comedian Gabriel Iglesias, known equally for his jokes as he is, his girth, has signed on for a role in Steven Soderbergh's new drama flick about the world of male strippers. Magic Mike stars Channing Tatum, based on the actor's real-life experiences in the exotic...

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Anthony Jeselnik, Mike Tyson and more will roast Charlie Sheen on Comedy Central

Anthony Jeselnik, Mike Tyson and more will roast Charlie Sheen on Comedy Central

By | August 29, 2011 at 4:59 pm | No comments

Remember the good ol’ days when the media was exhaustively reporting on Charlie Sheen, rather than a Hurricane? I miss those more innocent times. It looks like Charlie Sheen’s back in the news, though: Comedy Central just released the names of some of the folks involved in...

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Comedy series “Death Valley” premieres tonight on MTV; watch a new preview

Comedy series “Death Valley” premieres tonight on MTV; watch a new preview

By | August 29, 2011 at 11:54 am | One comment

I've been thoroughly enjoying the few previews of Death Valley that MTV has been slowly rolling out the last few weeks. If you're not familiar with the show, it's kind of a cross between Reno 911! and shitty zombie and ghoul movies. It stars Mad TV standout Bryan Callen and a...

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Watch the first preview of John Goodman on “Community!”

Watch the first preview of John Goodman on “Community!”

By | August 29, 2011 at 10:47 am | 2 comments

You may already know this, but if you don't, let me have the honor of telling you: John Goodman will join Joel McHale and co. on Community this year, as the dude (not The Dude) has a recurring role. NBC announced the news in late July, but this morning we finally got our first...

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Variety “comic to watch” Ali Wong lands role in Chelsea Handler comedy series

Variety “comic to watch” Ali Wong lands role in Chelsea Handler comedy series

By | August 26, 2011 at 8:26 am | One comment

The new NBC comedy based on the life of comedian Chelsea Handler and starring former That '70s Show star Laura Prepon Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea has added emerging funny-woman Ali Wong to its revamped cast. Wong has been confirmed to play Bianca, a child of immigrant...

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Jon Stewart will host Nirvana chat session on Sirius XM

Jon Stewart will host Nirvana chat session on Sirius XM

By | August 26, 2011 at 8:08 am | No comments

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the release of Nirvana's seminal album Nevermind, Jon Stewart will host a Q &A session with the two remaining band members Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic along with Butch Vig, the producer behind the album. The two-hour session -- to be...

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