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The Big Bang Theory stars Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar land appropriate contracts

The Big Bang Theory stars Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar land appropriate contracts

By | August 6, 2014 at 3:25 pm | No comments

Table reads will happen today for Season 8 of The Big Bang Theory. Co-stars Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar finalized their new contracts for the next three seasons at the zero hour on Tuesday afternoon. Earlier this week, Big Bang Theory's higher-profile stars Johnny Galecki,...

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Comedy Central orders Chris Hardwick-backed pilot Sleight of Mouth with Justin Willman (Video)

Comedy Central orders Chris Hardwick-backed pilot Sleight of Mouth with Justin Willman (Video)

By | August 6, 2014 at 2:19 pm | No comments

Nerdist emperor Chris Hardwick might bring yet another show to television. Comedy Central ordered a pilot for Sleight of Mouth, a weekly comedy/variety/magic show starring comedian Justin Willman. Willman mixes magic with his stand-up and has experience hosting TV shows. He's...

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Bill Cosby, Marc Maron, Amy Schumer headline 2014 New York Comedy Festival

Bill Cosby, Marc Maron, Amy Schumer headline 2014 New York Comedy Festival

By | August 6, 2014 at 11:42 am | One comment

The New York Comedy Festival, in association with Comedy Central, has announced its star-studded line-up for this year's festival. Comedy favorites Marc Maron, Amy Schumer & Maria Bamford share the bill with legendary stand-up comedian Bill Cosby (whose new NBC sitcom...

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Greg Poehler’s Welcome to Sweden renewed for second season

Greg Poehler’s Welcome to Sweden renewed for second season

By | August 5, 2014 at 10:53 am | No comments

Amy Poehler's brother Greg is making a name for himself on NBC. The Parks & Recreation network has renewed his summer comedy series Welcome to Sweden for a second season. Originally produced and aired in Sweden, the sitcom is based on Greg Poehler's life as a New York accountant...

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Marlon Wayans insults Australian singer Delta Goodrem for being a terrible dancer, people lose their minds, Wayans tells people to suck it

Marlon Wayans insults Australian singer Delta Goodrem for being a terrible dancer, people lose their minds, Wayans tells people to suck it

By | August 4, 2014 at 9:13 pm | 2 comments

Marlon Wayans, host of TBS series Funniest Wins, poked fun at Australian singer Delta Goodrem last night at Beyonce and Jay Z's "On the Run" tour stop at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA. Snapping a photo of himself looking confused and a little frightened, he posted on Instagram...

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Big Bang Theory $1 million deals for Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting

Big Bang Theory $1 million deals for Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting

By | August 4, 2014 at 8:23 pm | No comments

CBS is coughing up big bucks for the stars of The Big Bang Theory. Despite the show's monstrous three-season renewal in March, stars Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting's contracts had not been renewed yet. Production on the show's upcoming 8th season was put...

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Comedy Central announces South Park, Key & Peele, Tosh.0 season premiere dates

Comedy Central announces South Park, Key & Peele, Tosh.0 season premiere dates

By | August 4, 2014 at 8:03 pm | One comment

Start setting your DVRs up to record your favorite Comedy Central Shows. Tosh.0, South Park, Key & Peele and more have new season premiere dates for this fall. Everyone's favorite foul-mouthed children will return for their 18th season on Comedy Central on Wednesday, Sept....

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Saturday Night Live and IT’SUGAR join forces for SNL candy and novelty line: Stefon’s Pop’N Rock Party Bar, get in our mouths!

Saturday Night Live and IT’SUGAR join forces for SNL candy and novelty line: Stefon’s Pop’N Rock Party Bar, get in our mouths!

By | August 4, 2014 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments

Just when you thought you could only enjoy iconic sketch show Saturday Night Live with your eyes and ears, uber-trendy candy retailer IT’SUGAR proves otherwise. Today, the Florida-based company announced its Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Collection of candy and novelty...

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Comedian Rich Ceisler dies from rare Guillain-Barré syndrome

Comedian Rich Ceisler dies from rare Guillain-Barré syndrome

By | August 4, 2014 at 12:14 pm | No comments

Laughspin regrets to report that Boston comedian Rich Ceisler has passed away. Ceisler, a comedy veteran of over 30 years, fell ill last month while performing on a cruise ship in the Caribbean. He came down with the rare Guillain-Barré syndrome, a disorder that causes the...

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