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Exclusive: Al Madrigal is The Daily Show's newest correspondent

By | May 16, 2011 at 8:47 am | One comment

Stand-up comedian Al Madrigal has joined the mighty correspondents crew of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. And we hear he'll make his debut tonight tomorrow as he files a field piece with longtime contributer Jason Jones. His appearance comes on the heels of the announcement...

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New season of John Oliver’s stand-up show promotes community in comedy world

By | March 15, 2011 at 6:32 pm | No comments

Stand-up fans, get ready: the second season of John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show is almost here. Premiering March 24 on Comedy Central, the show features some returning stand-up favorites as well as some newer faces. And, to promote the show, John Oliver was in town for...

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Doug Benson, George Lopez, Dana Gould take part in “Tweet The Joke”

By | January 26, 2011 at 11:18 am | One comment

[caption id="attachment_5203" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Doug Benson"][/caption] Aside from being an outlet for inane and narcissistic status updates, Twitter is a first-class outlet for stand-up comedians, whether they’re making punchy jokes or interacting with...

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ABC developing sitcom around comedian Al Madrigal

By | December 1, 2010 at 5:43 pm | No comments

ABC is developing a half-hour sitcom around comedian Al Madrigal, the comedian confirmed today. “We’re in the writing phase right now,” Madrigal told Punchline Magazine. “And in the New Year, we’ll see if it becomes a pilot.” If the as-yet-untitled show hits the...

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TBS stand-up comedy series premieres Thursday

By | November 17, 2009 at 9:41 am | No comments

There’s about to be a lot more stand-up on cable TV, and it isn’t relegated to HBO or Comedy Central. Starting Nov. 19 , TBS will air The Very Funny Show, a series consisting of stand-up sets featuring headlining comics from around the country. The show will be hosted by...

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Al Madrigal: Half Breed

By | July 17, 2009 at 12:54 pm | No comments

"Always get the name of the dog." That's a common refrain among journalists, a reminder that the beauty of any story is in the details. On Half Breed, Al Madrigal's latest comedy album, the master storyteller gives you the dog's name, address, favorite color and Social Security...

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