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Last Comic Standing Live Blog, Week 7: And Then There Were 7

By | July 19, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 4 comments

9:01 p.m. Craig Robinson is so happy to be back another week that he is moved to tears. He does know that as host, he is safe, right? Or maybe the tears are because he knows that three other eliminations are in store for us. But first, here come the top ten comics you saw last...

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David Cross joins Arrested Development creator's new show

By | July 19, 2010 at 4:07 pm | No comments

While we all wait for the Arrested Development movie, we’ll have to settle for another semi-reunion. David Cross has officially joined Will Arnett in the cast of Michael Hurwitz’s - the creator of Arrested Development - new Fox sitcom Running Wilde. The show is based...

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Last Comic Standing, Week 6: Voting at Home Begins!

By | July 12, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 4 comments

9:00 p.m. Craig Robinson is intro'ed as a five-time Olympic bronze medalist. Magical surrealism has always had a place on NBC. The ten finalists are brought out (not the show order though, for you sticklers): Felipe Esparza, Rachel Feinstein, Tommy Johnagin, Mike DeStefano, Roy...

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First photos released of new Zach Galifianakis, Jim Gaffigan drama

By | July 12, 2010 at 2:50 pm | One comment

The first set photos of Zach Galifianakis’ new flick, It’s Kind of a Funny Story, were just released today. The movie – also starring Jim Gaffigan and The Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi (currently starring in The Last Airbender) -- which is based on Ned Vizzini’s young...

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H. Jon Benjamin scores Comedy Central sketch show deal

By | July 12, 2010 at 2:24 pm | No comments

Comedian and actor H. Jon Benjamin has been around for years, yet it’s likely that not all that many people can actually put a face to the name. Known largely for his voice acting, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard him before, even if you haven’t heard of him...

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‘Chelsea Lately’ comedian Heather McDonald pens book about losing her virginity

By | July 12, 2010 at 11:30 am | No comments

You may have seen Heather McDonald, a comedian on Chelsea Handler’s Chelsea Lately, doing impressions of the Real Housewives and the Kardashians. Like many of the show's regulars, she’s becoming more and more of a recognizable name in comedy. Now she’s written a book...

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Daniel Tosh displaces Dave Chappelle as Comedy Central ratings champ in timeslot

By | July 9, 2010 at 2:15 pm | 10 comments

On Wednesday night, a record 2.4 million people tuned into Tosh.0, Daniel Tosh’s weekly roast of all things dumb on the Internet. Why is this important? Well, as Deadline.com points out, the show Tosh.0 fills Comedy Central’s 10:30 p.m. Wednesday slot right after South Park,...

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Futurama tackles robosexual marriage on tonight’s episode; watch a preview

By | July 8, 2010 at 10:43 am | No comments

As if there wasn’t enough marriage debate, Futurama has, thankfully, decided to take it one step further. In tonight's new episode "Proposition Infinity" (10 pm EST on Comedy Central), the gang is out to legalize robosexual marriage. Yes, you read that correctly. And what...

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Whoopi Goldberg will star in stage version of Sister Act

By | July 7, 2010 at 2:26 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_8911" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Whoopi Goldberg, photo by Peter Foley"][/caption] It has been 18 years since Whoopi Goldberg first donned a nun's habit in Sister Act, but she couldn’t stay away from the singing convent forever. And this...

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