Tuesday stand-up video: Roger Hailes

By | June 10, 2008 at 1:30 am | No comments

Comedian Roger Hailes has a lot of time on his hands to dissect words. Lucky for him, he’s good at it. Check it...

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Full episodes of Daily Show, Colbert Report now on Hulu

By | June 9, 2008 at 10:08 pm | No comments

In a shocking move, Comedy Central’s parent company Viacom announced that it is offering full episodes of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report on hulu.com, the popular video site that currently boasts a roster that includes The Family Guy, Saturday Night...

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Comedy Central to produce Bobby Lee pilot

By | June 9, 2008 at 9:08 am | No comments

Comedy Central will produce a show pilot centered around stand-up comedian Bobby Lee, best known for his gender-bender sketch characters on MadTV. The narrative sitcom will be based on Lee’s character trying to deal with a multicultural world. The project does not have a...

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Comedians looking out for number one… and each other

By | June 9, 2008 at 8:37 am | No comments

Not that comedians are selfish (self-involved maybe), but an upcoming comedy show is in the works that will raise money not for tsunami victims or battered women, but for comedians. “This is long overdue” says Budd Friedman, founder of...

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Comedy show to benefit tornado victims

By | June 9, 2008 at 8:23 am | No comments

Denver club, Comedy Works will be hosting a special show to benefit the victims of the recent tornadoes that passed through Windsor, Colorado in Weld County. Many homes and businesses were badly damaged. The show will take place on Wednesday, July 9, with 100 percent of the...

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Bill Engvall: The family guy

By | June 9, 2008 at 7:45 am | No comments

Comedian Bill Engvall is bringing family back to comedy. The proof is in the blue collar comic's stand-up and on The Bill Engvall Show; the second season premieres on TBS this Thursday. On his sitcom, The Bill Engvall Show, debuting its second season on June 12 on TBS, stand-up...

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Video: Paul Provenza kicks off second season of ‘Live from the Purple Onion’

By | June 9, 2008 at 1:31 am | No comments

Today, Crackle.com goes live with the second season of their stand-up comedy web series, Live From the Purple Onion. In short, the program is a string of some of the best performances from The Purple Onion, a hip comedy room in San Francisco; Zach Galifianakis recorded his...

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Dana Carvey: Squatting Monkeys Tell No Lies

By | June 9, 2008 at 1:02 am | No comments

For comedians who have impressed the masses on television and in movies, it's easy for them to slip quietly away from their roots in stand-up comedy. For many, it turns out that the sweating and the toiling on smoky stages was just a means to an end. And for Dana Carvey the end...

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Video: Jimmy Fallon answers the questions he should’ve been asked about his new gig

By | June 7, 2008 at 12:34 pm | No comments

Comedian Chris Mata plays with the audio from Jimmy Fallon’s press conference on him being named Conan O’Brien’s replacement. Thank you, Chris for asking the questions on a lot of people’s...

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