TV/Movies

Futurama returns tonight on Comedy Central; check out some previews

By | June 24, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments

It’s been a topsy turvy few years for Futurama. After being sucked into a wormhole, Fry, Leelah, Bender, and the rest of the gang over at Planet Express had to suffer through the humiliation of not only being cancelled, but then being re-ran for late night stoners on Adult...

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Punchline Magazine gets a sneak peek at Comedy Central’s new series Big Lake

By | June 24, 2010 at 10:21 am | No comments

[caption id="attachment_12371" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Chris Gethard plays the lead in Comedy Central's upcoming series 'Big Lake.'"][/caption] On Monday, I went to Upright Citizens Brigade in New York to see a screening of Big Lake, an upcoming...

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Comedy Central’s parent Viacom loses three-year old lawsuit against YouTube

By | June 23, 2010 at 5:30 pm | One comment

Back in March we wrote about the lawsuit between Viacom (Comedy Central's parent company) and YouTube over video copyright infringement. Today, though, Viacom's $1 billion suit was dismissed. The courts declared YouTube is protected under the Digital Millenium Copyright Act...

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Punchline Magazine gets sneak peek inside Louie C.K.’s new FX show

By | June 23, 2010 at 10:53 am | One comment

[caption id="attachment_12314" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Louis C.K. arrives at Carolines in New York for the premiere party for his FX show "Louie.""][/caption] On Monday night, Louis CK walked the red carpet at Carolines with many of his co-stars in...

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Russell Brand will guest star on The Simpsons

By | June 22, 2010 at 7:44 am | One comment

It’s now official: Russell Brand is an international superstar. The UK’s Sun reported in March of last year that Al Jean - one of the executive producers of The Simpsons stated that Brand was “very funny,” and, “I would definitely be interested in writing an episode...

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Last Comic Standing Live Blog, Episode 3: NYC Auditions, Day Two

By | June 21, 2010 at 9:22 pm | 5 comments

9:20 p.m. Checking in late due to the modern day plague known as traffic, but I caught the tail end of the Jew montage. I recognized Louie Katz, M. Dickson, and I did not recognize a third lucky example giver. The comedic rule of three's, it's not just a myth. 9:22 p.m. Greg...

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Louis C.K. tells Jon Stewart: I can’t say ‘retarded’ on FX

By | June 17, 2010 at 1:43 pm | No comments

Last night, Louis CK stopped by the Daily Show with Jon Stewart to promote his new FX show, Louie. The segment starts with a clip from Louie during which the comedian gets stuck at airport security and has to explain what his bottle of lube is for. Things quickly devolved into...

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Craig Ferguson will host Shark Week on Discovery Channel

By | June 17, 2010 at 1:03 pm | No comments

Craig Ferguson announced last night on the Late Late Show that he will do what all men hope to in the course of their careers: he's going to host this year's Shark Week. Well, actually, a shark puppet named Brian released the big news about the Discovery Channel's 23rd year of...

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Maria Bamford guests on John C. Reilly’s ‘Check it Out! with Steve Brule’ (VIDEO)

By | June 17, 2010 at 12:36 pm | No comments

Actor John C. Reilly has developed a real solid cult following for his role as the affable oaf, Dr. Steve Brule. Originally airing as only a quick bit on adult swim’s Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!, Reilly’s character has become such a favorite among viewers that the...

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