TV/Movies

Last Comic Standing Live Blog, Week 4: Semifinals

By | June 28, 2010 at 9:02 pm | One comment

9:00 p.m. In an homage to Dr. Evil, but with more hair on the cat and less paleness on the villain, Craig Robinson intros the semifinals. Oh, and that cat is totally channeling the surprised chipmunk from YouTube. Get your own act, LOLkitty! 9:02 p.m. Robinson is brought on...

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Janeane Garofalo in talks to join cast of Criminal Minds spin-off

By | June 28, 2010 at 8:57 pm | No comments

Looks like we'll be seeing a lot more of Queen Janeane soon. Not that we're complaining – frankly, we can't get enough of this hilarious, highly-sarcastic mic-swinger. And now, sources over at Entertainment Weekly inform us that Ms. Garofalo is in close negotiations to join...

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Comedian Jo Koy, of Chelsea Lately, inks sitcom deal

By | June 28, 2010 at 1:06 pm | No comments

It’s rare these days that comedians ink a deal with TV studios to create a sitcom based on their stand-up act, but Jo Koy has done it. The popular comic, mostly known these days for his frequent appearances as a panelist on Chelsea Lately, has just struck a deal with Warner...

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Louis C.K. tells George Lopez his philosophy on why people honk their horns

By | June 25, 2010 at 3:16 pm | One comment

Hooray for press tours! With his continued promotion (like this and this) of his new show Louie -- it premieres with two episodes this coming Tuesday on FX at 11 pm EST -- Louis CK has been all over the tube getting more exposure than ever before. Last night he stopped by...

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Joan Rivers talks hecklers with Larry King

By | June 25, 2010 at 2:11 pm | No comments

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but Joan Rivers has been everywhere recently promoting her documentary Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work. She recently stopped by Larry King Live to discuss the film and things got pretty interesting when King asked about a particular incident...

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Louis C.K. to Jay Leno: I never got laid because of my looks

By | June 24, 2010 at 4:20 pm | One comment

Louis C.K. sat down last night with Jay Leno to, as it would seem, not to talk about his new sitcom, Louie, which premiers – with two episodes – this coming Tuesday on FX at 11 pm EST. C.K., instead, simply talked about his own life: his kids, volunteering at a public school...

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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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