TV/Movies

Ricky Gervais is making me hate Elmo less (VIDEO)

By | December 23, 2009 at 1:16 pm | One comment

I hate Elmo. I really do. I have a one year-old son now and feel I'm finally allowed to have an official opinion on that little red monster from Sesame Street. Even though my son can't fully appreciate the educational lessons this children's television juggernaut teaches its...

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A holiday treat from Jon Lajoie

By | December 18, 2009 at 8:58 pm | No comments

The comic/songsmith shares some holiday love for the large but often-ignored group of people who don't worship Jesus as the son of God. En-joie! Jokes.com Jon Lajoie - Cold Blooded...

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Will Jerry Seinfeld replace Conan O’Brien on Tonight Show?

By | December 17, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 58 comments

The good people of PunchlineMagazine.com do not traffic in rumors. That said, we are not above relaying trumors: speculation that sure sounds real. So we will pass along this scuttlebutt from PopEater: An NBC spokesperson denies it, but TV sources say executives at the...

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TBS signs Bret Ernst, Theo Von, Bert Kreischer to frat-themed comedy

By | December 17, 2009 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments

[caption id="attachment_4796" align="alignright" width="125" caption="Bret Ernst"][/caption] TBS has just announced a new reality show that taps into the fertile comedic landscape of the juvenile adult male. The show, entitled Frat House, follows a similar premise to the movie...

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Daniel Tosh signs Comedy Central CD/DVD and tour deal

By | December 16, 2009 at 8:33 pm | No comments

In addition to the recent news that Tosh.0 Daniel Tosh’s Internet-delving, viral video-showing Comedy Central series, had been renewed for a second season -- a record 25 episodes were ordered, marking the largest single season pick-up ever by the network -- today it was...

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NBC announces debut date for Seinfeld’s ‘Marriage Ref’

By | December 16, 2009 at 4:25 pm | One comment

Marriage is a sacred institution between a man and a woman…and entertainers, athletes and comedians, beginning on March 14, when Marriage Ref premieres on NBC. Tom Papa will host the new series from Jerry Seinfield. On it, a panel of showbiz and sports celebs will give advice...

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Flight of the Conchords will not return for third season

By | December 11, 2009 at 6:50 pm | No comments

Yesterday, the world of musical comedy lost a dear friend. Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement and James Bobin, co-creators of the HBO television series Flight of the Conchords, announced that the show would not be returning for a third season. Though rumored previously, they...

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Gervais to Golden Globe attendees: you’re in for a verbal lashing

By | December 10, 2009 at 5:36 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervais is on a roll, and the Golden Globes are only the next on the series of stopping points for the rising star. Given what we already know about Mr. Original Office, it should probably come as a surprise to no one that he plans to treat his upcoming gig as host of the...

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Best of Spike Jones on DVD Dec. 12

By | December 4, 2009 at 6:26 pm | No comments

On Dec. 12, The Best of Spike Jones, a best-of compilation of The Spike Jones Show, will be released on a three-DVD box set from Infinity Entertainment Group. For those unfamiliar with Spike Jones (not Spike Jonze, who is quite different), Jones was the exalted “Master of...

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