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Microsoft’s Xbox One: Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Seth Green on board for comedy shows

Microsoft’s Xbox One: Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Seth Green on board for comedy shows

By | April 8, 2014 at 9:50 am | No comments

Microsoft is getting serious about creating original programming for its Xbox One. Xbox Entertainment Studios has turned to Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera and Seth Green for comedy shows to stream on the video game-turned-entertainment console, which currently retails for about...

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Watch: HBO’s Silicon Valley, first full episode for free

Watch: HBO’s Silicon Valley, first full episode for free

By | April 7, 2014 at 1:06 pm | One comment

Silicon Valley, HBO’s newest original comedy series, premiered last night on the cable behemoth. But if you missed it or if you don’t have HBO, the network is offering the first episode for free viewing. And we’ve lovingly embedded it below. The series Silicon Valley...

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John Pinette, celebrated comedian, dies at 50

John Pinette, celebrated comedian, dies at 50

By | April 6, 2014 at 10:18 pm | One comment

Celebrated stand-up comedian John Pinette was found dead today in his room at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel in Pittsburgh. He was 50. Pinette, who was famously overweight and who had suffered from liver and heart disease in recent years, died of natural causes, according to...

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Will Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele reboot ‘Police Academy’ franchise?

Will Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele reboot ‘Police Academy’ franchise?

By | April 4, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 3 comments

Police Academy will reportedly get a reboot produced by recent Peabody Award winners Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele. Talks of a relaunch of the 1980s comedy franchise began four years ago and the smash success of the pair's Comedy Central sketch show Key & Peele surely...

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Listen: 1981 David Letterman interview on Fresh Air with Terry Gross

Listen: 1981 David Letterman interview on Fresh Air with Terry Gross

By | April 4, 2014 at 4:43 pm | One comment

In light of David Letterman’s announcement last night that he will retire from Late Show in 2015 -- watch the video here -- the fine folks at NPR and Fresh Air with Terry Gross, unearthed this excellent interview with Letterman from 1981. The interview on Fresh Air went down...

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FXX signs Tracy Morgan with comedy from Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton

FXX signs Tracy Morgan with comedy from Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton

By | April 4, 2014 at 3:28 pm | No comments

Saturday Night Live alum Tracy Morgan won't fuddle around with a pilot for FXX. The comedy-centric sister channel of FX has given a straight-to-series order for a Morgan-starred show. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia creators Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton...

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Comedy Central’s iPhone and iPad app packed with Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Dave Attell, more

Comedy Central’s iPhone and iPad app packed with Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Dave Attell, more

By | April 4, 2014 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments

Comedy Central has launched a new video streaming app that will make watching their award-winning content easy on any of your mobile devices-- so long as that device is made by Apple. The app, available only on Apple's famed App Store, allows users to watch and share recent...

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Aisha Tyler’s Self-Inflicted Wounds book-to-comedy series optioned by CBS

Aisha Tyler’s Self-Inflicted Wounds book-to-comedy series optioned by CBS

By | April 4, 2014 at 2:09 pm | 3 comments

Aisha Tyler's New York Times best-seller Self-Inflicted Wounds is coming to CBS. The Eye Network's in-house production company CBS Television Studios has optioned the comedian's book for a potential half-hour comedy series. Self-Inflicted Wounds: Heartwarming Tales of Epic...

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Sponsored video: Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson’s Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL in Death Valley

Sponsored video: Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson’s Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL in Death Valley

By | April 4, 2014 at 1:04 pm | No comments

Hollywood actors Diane Kruger and Dawson's Creek's Joshua Jackson set across in an energy-efficient electric car through the Death Valley desert with no personal assistants or sushi. No, this isn't the premise of yet another I'm a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here-style reality...

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