TV/Movies

Whitney Cummings strikes third TV deal, set to roast the Jersey Shore on MTV

By | December 10, 2010 at 4:00 pm | No comments

It would be difficult trying to prove that any one comedian in 2010 has made strides as big as Whitney Cummings. In the last 12 months, she's gone from a relatively unknown talent (in the mainstream, in the mainstream!) to one of the most sought after comedians. We're saying...

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Ricky Gervais show heading to the Science Channel

By | December 10, 2010 at 11:12 am | No comments

Wanna see the world without the incalculable airfare or the unscheduled proctological exams by TSA agents? Then set your arse down on your davenport and tune in to the Science Channel in January to watch An Idiot Abroad, a documentary series from Brit wit Ricky Gervais. The...

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Jackass turned comic Steve-O plans new TV show and book

By | December 8, 2010 at 3:25 pm | 2 comments

In a recent interview with Punchline Magazine, Jackass star Steve-O talks about his move into stand-up comedy-- not to mention two upcoming projects he's got planned. Turns out the stuntman-turned comic is also turning into an author, as he's writing a book due out next...

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Robert De Niro typecasted on Saturday Night Live; funny at times

By | December 6, 2010 at 11:42 am | No comments

There’s a bit of irony in this week’s show. You’ve got an actor of Robert De Niro’s caliber hosting, one whose very reason for being a host is that his ability to deliver in comedies has proven so successful that audiences are flocking for thirds with “Little...

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Who Wants to Date a Comedian to premiere next fall

By | December 2, 2010 at 1:43 pm | 5 comments

[caption id="attachment_16648" align="alignright" width="150" caption="is Byron Allen a genius or just insane?"][/caption] Dating comedians. We've all dreamed of it - hell, some of us have even dared to tread those murky and mysterious waters. (And for our effort, we've emerged...

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ABC developing sitcom around comedian Al Madrigal

By | December 1, 2010 at 5:43 pm | No comments

ABC is developing a half-hour sitcom around comedian Al Madrigal, the comedian confirmed today. “We’re in the writing phase right now,” Madrigal told Punchline Magazine. “And in the New Year, we’ll see if it becomes a pilot.” If the as-yet-untitled show hits the...

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Larry King is planning stand-up comedy tour

By | November 29, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 2 comments

In a recent interview with New York Magazine, veteran interviewer Larry King made a surprising statement about his plans for after the end of his long running talk show. “I’m funny,” said King. “I’m going to do stand-up. That’s what I love.” Now, most people who...

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Fox developing sitcom for Owen Benjamin

By | November 29, 2010 at 12:45 pm | No comments

Owen Benjamin may star in his own half-hour sitcom for Fox, written by comedy veteran Marsh McCall. McCall is executive producing the show with producer Bill Haber, a former agent and CAA co-founder, along with Peter Principato among others. Benjamin will star as a...

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Anne Hathaway, Jay Pharoah lead Saturday Night Live to a solid night of laughs

By | November 22, 2010 at 11:11 am | No comments

She awkwardly mumbles as the pseudo-“complex” Katie Holmes on the Miley Cyrus Show. She dons a Dorothy costume and Judy Garland’s voice to boot. She Brits-up as royalty-to-be Kate Middleton. She kicks up combat-booted heels as Alanis Morrissette. She busts out a thick...

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