TV/Movies

As promised, Larry King attempts stand-up comedy (VIDEO)

By | December 21, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 5 comments

Last night on The Tonight Show, Jay Leno probed Larry King about his rumored plans to embark on a stand-up comedy tour. After minimal coaxing, the newly-retired broadcaster got up to do a few bits. He stressed that his normal act consists of storytelling. Since time was limited,...

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Saturday Night Live delivers a few gifts before Christmas

By | December 20, 2010 at 3:53 pm | No comments

‘Twas the week before Christmas… and the folks at Saturday Night Live delivered some decent presents for this week’s holiday show. They also delivered a few socks ‘n’ underwear- caliber duds. The funny thing is, they seemed to wrap most of them the same. That is to...

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Comedy Central will roast Donald Trump

By | December 16, 2010 at 4:31 pm | One comment

Donald Trump is leaving the board room and heading to Comedy Central to take his place in front of the dais. The Comedy Central Roast Of Donald Trump is scheduled to tape on March 9, 2011 in New York City and is planned to air that spring. “I’ll show up to the Roast because...

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The Onion's "SportsDome" coming to Comedy Central Jan. 11

By | December 16, 2010 at 12:27 pm | No comments

Finally, a sports show I can get behind. If you are an Onion fan like me and you enjoy a sport once in a while, you will want to watch Onion SportsDome. Set to premiere Jan 11 on Comedy Central at 10:30 pm est, SportsDome promises to deliver "the most intense televised sports...

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Saturday Night Live delivers laughs despite emphasis on Paul McCartney’s presence

By | December 13, 2010 at 11:09 am | No comments

Host Paul Rudd’s monologue on this week's Saturday Night Live was a bit of a self-fulfilling prophesy. Of course, when a Beatle is in the studio, you’ve got no delusions that you’re the center of attention. And if you’re a cast member, you probably feel you’re even...

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Whitney Cummings strikes third TV deal, set to roast the Jersey Shore on MTV

By | December 10, 2010 at 4:00 pm | No comments

It would be difficult trying to prove that any one comedian in 2010 has made strides as big as Whitney Cummings. In the last 12 months, she's gone from a relatively unknown talent (in the mainstream, in the mainstream!) to one of the most sought after comedians. We're saying...

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Ricky Gervais show heading to the Science Channel

By | December 10, 2010 at 11:12 am | No comments

Wanna see the world without the incalculable airfare or the unscheduled proctological exams by TSA agents? Then set your arse down on your davenport and tune in to the Science Channel in January to watch An Idiot Abroad, a documentary series from Brit wit Ricky Gervais. The...

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Jackass turned comic Steve-O plans new TV show and book

By | December 8, 2010 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments

In a recent interview with Punchline Magazine, Jackass star Steve-O talks about his move into stand-up comedy-- not to mention two upcoming projects he's got planned. Turns out the stuntman-turned comic is also turning into an author, as he's writing a book due out next...

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Robert De Niro typecasted on Saturday Night Live; funny at times

By | December 6, 2010 at 11:42 am | No comments

There’s a bit of irony in this week’s show. You’ve got an actor of Robert De Niro’s caliber hosting, one whose very reason for being a host is that his ability to deliver in comedies has proven so successful that audiences are flocking for thirds with “Little...

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