Louis CK new FX show announces debut date

By | February 2, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 2 comments

While we all knew since August of last year that Louis would be debuting a brand new sitcom type show on FX called Louie, it wasn't until today that the network said when the fun would begin. Fittingly, the network chose April 1 -- April Fool's Day -- at 10 pm to expose the...

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Flight of the Conchords co-creator directing next Muppet movie

By | February 2, 2010 at 3:31 pm | No comments

James Bobin, co-creator of HBO's much-missed hit series, Flight of the Conchords, is attached to direct Disney's next Muppet movie, according to one source. The film, written by Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller (of Forgetting Sarah Marshall fame) was Bobin's choice over...

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Alysia Wood claims top prize in Next Funniest Person contest

By | February 2, 2010 at 2:12 pm | No comments

A panel of judges declared Alysia Wood the winner of Budd Friedman's search for The Next Funniest Person in the Country. The contest was a partnership with Universal Studios and the Blu-Ray and DVD release of Funny People. Wood, along with finalists Jason Marcus and Carlie...

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Curb Your Enthusiasm’s Susie Essman to host gala for alma mater

By | February 2, 2010 at 11:14 am | No comments

Comedian/potty-mouthed Curb Your Enthusiasm actress Susie Essman is scheduled to host a awards gala for her alma mater, Purchase College. This will be the second annual Purchase College School of the Arts Gala, and will honor artist Kiki Smith, choreographer Paul Taylor,...

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Interview: Tammy Pescatelli, winner of Comedy Central's Stand-up Showdown

By | February 2, 2010 at 10:23 am | 3 comments

A month of comedy fans furiously voting for their favorite stand-up comedians to place in the Top 20 of Comedy Central's Stand-up Showdown has come to an end. The highest ranked comics had their Comedy Central Presents specials aired throughout Sunday as a prize. But only one...

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Steve Agee: Comedian for all seasons

By | February 2, 2010 at 12:56 am | No comments

Just days away from the premiere of the third season of the Sarah Silverman Program, Steve Agee -- one half of the most dynamic gay couple on television -- gets deep about reality television, Twitter and his dramatic shift in the popular Comedy Central series. Steve Agee is...

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Comedian explains why she organized Amanda Knox comedy show fundraiser

By | February 1, 2010 at 3:04 pm | 1,219 comments

[caption id="attachment_6630" align="aligncenter" width="401" caption="Comedian Renee Perrault organized a comedy benefit for convicted murderer Amanda Knox, whom many people feel was not given a fair trial."][/caption] Last week, Punchline Magazine posted a news post on about...

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Mad Men’s Jon Hamm proves his comedic mettle on SNL

By | February 1, 2010 at 11:12 am | No comments

Funny. Really funny. Genuinely and truly funny! That’s not often said about modern Saturday Night Live, but that’s sure what we got on Saturday. Mad Men madman Jon Hamm hosted up a storm of characters and was sexy (almost) all over this week. Cutting to “clips” from his...

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Broad Comedy starts month-long run

By | January 29, 2010 at 6:56 pm | No comments

If you like your comedy broad — and by that we mean women’s snarky take on life, politics and saving yourself for Jesus instead of Him saving you — then consider checking out Broad Comedy, the acclaimed sketch-comedy show coming to the Acme Comedy Theatre in Los Angeles...

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