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Taylor Williamson snags second place on America’s Got Talent, gets kiss on the lips from Heidi Klum (Videos)

Taylor Williamson snags second place on America’s Got Talent, gets kiss on the lips from Heidi Klum (Videos)

By | September 19, 2013 at 11:12 am | No comments

We reported last week that stand-up comedian Taylor Williamson became one of the last six finalists left on NBC's America's Got Talent. Last night, in another nailbiting season finale, the nationwide talent show has crowned another $1 million winner. Last night, 26-year old...

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Comedian Taylor Williamson impresses on America’s Got Talent finals (Videos)

Comedian Taylor Williamson impresses on America’s Got Talent finals (Videos)

By | September 11, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments

UPDATE -- 9:54 pm ET Taylor was just voted to the final six! -------------- Last summer, comedy fans were thrilled to see a stand-up comedian place second on NBC's nationwide talent show, America's Got Talent, when Tom Cotter became the first comic to advance to the...

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The Laughspin Interview with Melinda Hill, aka the Sad Secrets of Melinda Hill

The Laughspin Interview with Melinda Hill, aka the Sad Secrets of Melinda Hill

By | August 21, 2013 at 1:00 pm | No comments

So, how does one go about bombing on America’s Got Talent, anyway? In case you were dying to know, there is indeed a set formula to be applied, which, if executed properly, will result in a killer comedy single chronicling the experience, a widely-read Huffington Post essay,...

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Behind the scenes of America’s Got Talent from a comedian who bombed (Video)

Behind the scenes of America’s Got Talent from a comedian who bombed (Video)

By | March 12, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments

To say comedy -- especially stand-up comedy -- is a rough, mostly thankless business, would be a severe understatement. Any comedian, even the hugely popular ones, will tell you they've experienced many more embarrassing failures than they have had unmitigated successes. Great...

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Report: Howard Stern will replace Jimmy Fallon when Jay Leno leaves Tonight Show

Report: Howard Stern will replace Jimmy Fallon when Jay Leno leaves Tonight Show

By | March 6, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 5 comments

Last weekend news broke that Jimmy Fallon would replace Jay Leno in 2014 as host of The Tonight Show and that NBC would make the announcement as early as May. Although the network denied the story in the Hollywood Reporter, who cited “two high-level industry insiders” and...

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Comedian Tom Cotter snags second place on America’s Got Talent!

Comedian Tom Cotter snags second place on America’s Got Talent!

By | September 13, 2012 at 10:06 pm | 10 comments

Tom Cotter, the New York City-based comedian, whose life as a father of twins and husband of fellow comedian Kerri Louise was chronicled years ago on the reality show Two Funny, snagged second place on America's Got Talent tonight. Season seven of the Simon Cowell-created...

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Tom Cotter proves comedy is alive and loved as he advances on America’s Got Talent (Video)

Tom Cotter proves comedy is alive and loved as he advances on America’s Got Talent (Video)

By | August 30, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 4 comments

It's hard out there for a comic-- at least on NBC's talent show, America's Got Talent. On a show with sword swallowers and child opera singers, comedians, historically do not last long. (Melissa Villasenor made the semi-finals last year; Doogie Horner & Chips Cooney were only...

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Can Howard Stern bring more legitimacy to America’s Got Talent?

Can Howard Stern bring more legitimacy to America’s Got Talent?

By | December 15, 2011 at 12:18 pm | No comments

This morning, NBC announced that longtime radio host and purveyor of comedy Howard Stern would replace Piers Morgan as one of the judge's on its reality competition show America's Got Talent. Stern, of course, confirmed the news by chatting at length about the announcement this...

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Despite reports, Howard Stern says he’s not in talks with “America’s Got Talent” (Video)

Despite reports, Howard Stern says he’s not in talks with “America’s Got Talent” (Video)

By | November 18, 2011 at 12:36 pm | No comments

If you’ve been listening to the Howard Stern Show – or even reading mainstream reports – you know that there’s been this rumor going around that the longtime radio host is in talks to replace Piers Morgan as a judge on NBC's reality competition series America’s Got...

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