TV/Movies

Kimmel and Letterman get laughs impersonating Leno

By | January 13, 2010 at 5:58 pm | No comments

There’s another voice in late night that damn well deserves to be heard – even if it’s doing an impression of someone with an annoying voice. As you may have heard, Jimmy Kimmel performed his entire show last night as an exaggerated (or not) version of Jay Leno, the long...

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Dana Carvey plans new sketch series for Fox

By | January 12, 2010 at 10:30 am | One comment

In the midst of all this NBC late night controversy, a sketch veteran and one-time front-runner for Letterman’s 12:30 time slot is getting back in the TV game. Variety reports that Dana Carvey, one of Saturday Night Live’s greatest impressionists and star of the underrated...

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Saturday Night Live’s new season begins slowly with few highlights

By | January 11, 2010 at 10:58 am | No comments

Happy New Year! It’s a brand new decade and Saturday Night Live is back. But don’t get your hopes up too high. Winter break, it seems, did little to inspire the show’s writers. Let’s face it, when you’ve got a former basketball star with no acting range as your first...

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Jay Leno addresses cancellation rumors

By | January 7, 2010 at 9:27 pm | One comment

On tonight's episode of The Jay Leno Show, viewers will see the man himself addressing the rumors of the show's cancellation that ran rampant today online. "I don't think there's any truth to the rumor," Jay says, jokingly adding that "NBC only cancels you when you're in first...

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Carlos Mencia and Cedric sign sitcom deals with ABC

By | January 6, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 2 comments

Comedians Carlos Mencia and Cedric the Entertainer have inked sitcom deals with the ABC network. Mr. Mencia’s show will center on a his life in a large immigrant family. Mr. The Entertainer’s show will focus on his character, a retired baseball player working as a radio...

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Adam Carolla pilot picked up by NBC

By | January 5, 2010 at 4:21 pm | No comments

Adam Carolla, The Man Show and podcast host extraordinaire, recently had a new television pilot picked up by NBC. Though no name has yet been provided for the show, it is said to be about a contractor (Carolla) who seeks to rebuild his life after a divorce. The show is...

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Detroit comedy fest film set for release; Lewis Black headlines 2010 fest

By | January 4, 2010 at 12:41 pm | No comments

A film documenting behind-the-scene and on-stage antics of the second annual Detroit International Comedy Festival, “Laugh Detroit,” will be released this Tuesday, Jan. 5. The documentary is a product of filmmaker Jim Dudek, who is a resident of Berkley, MI. - a suburb of...

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Jay Leno guest edits American Way magazine

By | December 29, 2009 at 4:49 pm | One comment

Comedy fans flying on American Airlines in the month of January are in for a special treat. The airline’s in-flight Magazine, American Way, is featuring former Tonight Show and current Jay Leno Show host, Jay Leno. The issue’s centerpiece will be a special interview in...

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Doug Benson and Graham Elwood in 'The High Road' tonight on G4

By | December 28, 2009 at 2:57 pm | No comments

Doug Benson and Graham Elwood star in The High Road tonight at 8pm on the G4 network. Taped earlier this year, Benson hit the road with his comedic pal, Elwood for a two night tour in the Pacific Northwest. I was able to reach Doug briefly to ask what he is most proud of about...

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