Comedian Louis C.K. inks deal for CBS sitcom

By | April 17, 2008 at 4:02 am | No comments

HBO, be damned. The cable giant axed Louis C.K.’s underappreciated, gritty sitcom Lucky Louie after one season. But C.K. has just inked a deal with CBS wherein he will executive produce, co-write and co-create a new sitcom with former Louie co-star Pamela...

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Bill Cosby enters the world of hip-hop

By | April 16, 2008 at 12:52 pm | No comments

Bill Cosby has finally figured out a way to grab the attention of the hip-hop community: he’ll release his own hip-hop album. Due out next month, Cosby Narratives Volume 1: A State of Emergency blends hip-hop music with the 70- year-old...

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Patton Oswalt, Flight of the Conchords, Todd Barry, more to play Sub Pop festival

By | April 16, 2008 at 11:35 am | No comments

To celebrate its 20 years of existence Sub Pop records, the label that brought you the likes of Nirvana, Soundgarden and Modest Mouse and is now bringing you comics like Patton Oswalt, Flight of the Conchords and Eugene Mirman, has produced a benefit festival to be held in...

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Wednesday stand-up video: John Oliver

By | April 16, 2008 at 4:38 am | No comments

Daily Show correspondent and talented-as-all-get-out comedian John Oliver premieres his hour-long special this Sunday at 10 pm EST on Comedy Central. Check out this...

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Stephen Colbert and John Legend sing the National Anthem

By | April 15, 2008 at 2:06 pm | No comments

We really don’t know whether to laugh, cry or be impressed. Regardless, this is compelling television. The real question is: Will John Legend get the “Colbert bump?” And what would the “Colbert bump” offer Legend, since he’s not running for...

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ComedySpace stand-up video: Erik Lundy

By | April 15, 2008 at 8:19 am | No comments

Every so often, we’ll see an up and coming comic’s video on our networking section ComedySpace that we kinda like. So is the case with this reel here from comedian Eric Lundy. To check out Erik’s profile, go here. And remember, if you have some videos, audio,...

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Tuesday stand-up video: Joe DeRosa

By | April 15, 2008 at 4:11 am | No comments

Comedian Joe DeRosa has plans for the elderly. Grab a gun and suit up,...

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Night of Too Many Stars: notes from the “blue carpet”

By | April 15, 2008 at 3:47 am | No comments

Check out some exclusive images from the “blue carpet.” Moments before heading inside the press tent, two black SUVs, one with Adam Sandler and the other with Chris Rock, drove down the street behind The Beacon Theatre—where Comedy...

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Night of Too Many Stars – what I liked and disliked.

By | April 14, 2008 at 7:36 pm | No comments

Last night, I enjoyed watching Comedy Central’s Autism benefit show, “Night of Too Many Stars.” I’ve watched past “Too Many Stars” shows and was always thoroughly entertained, but I did not have a real grasp on what Autism was. This month, my...

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