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Chelsea Handler, The Muppets, Kevin Hart among performers for Montreal’s Just For Laughs fest

Chelsea Handler, The Muppets, Kevin Hart among performers for Montreal’s Just For Laughs fest

By | May 9, 2012 at 6:18 pm | No comments

It's the longest running comedy festival in the world. And this year, its celebrating 30 years from July 12 - 29. Festival organizers announced the huge lineup moments ago, via Twitter. And they kicked things off telling its followers that on July 26, The Muppets will be there. Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Pepe the King Prawn, Dr. Bunsen more...


‘The Half-Hour’ premieres Friday on Comedy Central with Rory Scovel, Michael Palascak (Videos)

‘The Half-Hour’ premieres Friday on Comedy Central with Rory Scovel, Michael Palascak (Videos)

By | May 7, 2012 at 11:58 am | 3 comments

One of the reasons I became obsessed with stand-up comedy was Comedy Central Presents, Comedy Central's long-running series of 30-minute stand-up specials, which shined a light on great up and coming comedians. I even made my own "mixtape" of sorts, where one VHS tape housed CCPs from Greg Giraldo, Nick Swardson, Mitch Hedberg, Zach Galifianakis and more. Don't make fun. more...


Comedy Central adds more stand-up programming with Bonnaroo partnership

Comedy Central adds more stand-up programming with Bonnaroo partnership

By | April 6, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 3 comments

Comedy Central has planned to put more stand-up comedy on their network in recent months. Although we lost Comedy Central Presents, we have gained The Half Hour, TJ Miller's Mash Up, another season of John Oliver's stand-up show, and several one-hour specials from some of our favorite comedians (did you check out Jo Koy's recent special? Finish reading this then go do more...


Joe Mande, Garfunkel & Oates and more will tape half hour specials for Comedy Central

Joe Mande, Garfunkel & Oates and more will tape half hour specials for Comedy Central

By | February 20, 2012 at 11:43 am | No comments

The Comedy Central Presents half-hour special was a staple goal for many stand-up comedians. It helped bring now popular comedians, such as Dane Cook, Jim Gaffigan and Mitch Hedberg, into the mainstream. Comedy Central did not order a new season of Presents for 2012, but it will be reborn as a new series of stand-up specials called, The Half Hour. And a dozen great comics more...


Eugene Mirman, Jon Benjamin, Kristen Schaal and more join Fox animated show

By | December 1, 2009 at 6:51 pm | No comments

Sick of watching the same Family Guy re-runs over and over? Me neither. But there is a promising new option under way for fans of animated hilarity. Fox is getting ready to air Bob’s Burgers, an animated comedy from Loren Bouchard and Jim Dauterive, the minds behind Dr. Katz and King of the Hill, respectively. What’s more, comedians Eugene Mirman, H. Jon Benjamin, more...


Robert Kelly: Cringe comedy with a side of sensitive

By | April 1, 2008 at 6:05 am | 5 comments

Just the Tip isn't just the name of comedian Robert Kelly's new Comedy Central album; it's also where the former Tourgasm star's career is headed. Ok, and it's a reference to one of his dick jokes. But there's a lot more to this tough Boston native. Robert Kelly is a bit tuckered but in a great mood as we stride through New York City's West Village on a chilly March more...