TV/Movies

Adam Carolla pilot picked up by NBC

By | January 5, 2010 at 4:21 pm | No comments

Adam Carolla, The Man Show and podcast host extraordinaire, recently had a new television pilot picked up by NBC. Though no name has yet been provided for the show, it is said to be about a contractor (Carolla) who seeks to rebuild his life after a divorce. The show is...

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Detroit comedy fest film set for release; Lewis Black headlines 2010 fest

By | January 4, 2010 at 12:41 pm | No comments

A film documenting behind-the-scene and on-stage antics of the second annual Detroit International Comedy Festival, “Laugh Detroit,” will be released this Tuesday, Jan. 5. The documentary is a product of filmmaker Jim Dudek, who is a resident of Berkley, MI. - a suburb of...

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Jay Leno guest edits American Way magazine

By | December 29, 2009 at 4:49 pm | One comment

Comedy fans flying on American Airlines in the month of January are in for a special treat. The airline’s in-flight Magazine, American Way, is featuring former Tonight Show and current Jay Leno Show host, Jay Leno. The issue’s centerpiece will be a special interview in...

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Doug Benson and Graham Elwood in 'The High Road' tonight on G4

By | December 28, 2009 at 2:57 pm | No comments

Doug Benson and Graham Elwood star in The High Road tonight at 8pm on the G4 network. Taped earlier this year, Benson hit the road with his comedic pal, Elwood for a two night tour in the Pacific Northwest. I was able to reach Doug briefly to ask what he is most proud of about...

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Ricky Gervais is making me hate Elmo less (VIDEO)

By | December 23, 2009 at 1:16 pm | One comment

I hate Elmo. I really do. I have a one year-old son now and feel I'm finally allowed to have an official opinion on that little red monster from Sesame Street. Even though my son can't fully appreciate the educational lessons this children's television juggernaut teaches its...

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A holiday treat from Jon Lajoie

By | December 18, 2009 at 8:58 pm | No comments

The comic/songsmith shares some holiday love for the large but often-ignored group of people who don't worship Jesus as the son of God. En-joie! Jokes.com Jon Lajoie - Cold Blooded...

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Will Jerry Seinfeld replace Conan O’Brien on Tonight Show?

By | December 17, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 58 comments

The good people of PunchlineMagazine.com do not traffic in rumors. That said, we are not above relaying trumors: speculation that sure sounds real. So we will pass along this scuttlebutt from PopEater: An NBC spokesperson denies it, but TV sources say executives at the...

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TBS signs Bret Ernst, Theo Von, Bert Kreischer to frat-themed comedy

By | December 17, 2009 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments

[caption id="attachment_4796" align="alignright" width="125" caption="Bret Ernst"][/caption] TBS has just announced a new reality show that taps into the fertile comedic landscape of the juvenile adult male. The show, entitled Frat House, follows a similar premise to the movie...

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Daniel Tosh signs Comedy Central CD/DVD and tour deal

By | December 16, 2009 at 8:33 pm | No comments

In addition to the recent news that Tosh.0 Daniel Tosh’s Internet-delving, viral video-showing Comedy Central series, had been renewed for a second season -- a record 25 episodes were ordered, marking the largest single season pick-up ever by the network -- today it was...

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