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Since the HFPA didn’t nominate any comedy films for a Golden Globe, vote for comedies here (Poll)

Since the HFPA didn’t nominate any comedy films for a Golden Globe, vote for comedies here (Poll)

By | December 17, 2013 at 11:23 am | 3 comments

If it isn’t the Recording Academy disappointing comedy fans it’s the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. This year, those lovable scamps nominated five films in the category of Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy— none of which are, in most intelligent people’s...

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Jimmy Fallon wins Grammy for best comedy album; Jim Gaffigan wins Laughspin readers’ poll

Jimmy Fallon wins Grammy for best comedy album; Jim Gaffigan wins Laughspin readers’ poll

By | February 10, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 4 comments

Although the main ceremony for the 55th annual Grammy Awards hasn't begun yet, we can tell you that Jimmy Fallon has snagged the award for Best Comedy Album for his work on Blow Your Pants Off, a set of funny songs featuring the likes of Eddie Vedder, Paul McCartney, Bruce...

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Laughspin Presents: 2012 Readers’ Choice Comedy Awards

Laughspin Presents: 2012 Readers’ Choice Comedy Awards

By | December 3, 2012 at 7:56 pm | 17 comments

SEE THE RESULTS HERE! Seeing as the final days of 2012 are fast approaching, we wanted to take this time (and space) to think back on all our favorite comedy memories of the last year. To that end, we present to you the 2012 Laughspin Readers' Poll. Below, you'll find many...

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Comedy Emmy wrap-up: Louis C.K., Modern Family, Daily Show among big winners (Photos)

Comedy Emmy wrap-up: Louis C.K., Modern Family, Daily Show among big winners (Photos)

By | September 24, 2012 at 12:12 am | 2 comments

Louis C.K. on Sunday snagged two of the seven Emmys for which he was nominated-- one for his critically-loved FX show Louie (Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series) and one for his self-produced, self-released stand-up comedy special Live at the Beacon Theatre (Outstanding...

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Louis C.K., Modern Family, Colbert Report, Daily Show rule comedy categories at Emmys

Louis C.K., Modern Family, Colbert Report, Daily Show rule comedy categories at Emmys

By | July 19, 2012 at 12:34 pm | One comment

Snagging seven -- SEVEN -- primetime Emmy nominations this morning, Louis C.K. continues his placement in the comedy world – and more recently, mainstream entertainment -- as a critical darling. C.K. scored nominations for writing and directing in the variety special...

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Aubrey Plaza, Sofia Vergara lead ALMA nominations in comedy

Aubrey Plaza, Sofia Vergara lead ALMA nominations in comedy

By | July 9, 2012 at 6:59 pm | No comments

Nominees for the ALMA Awards – honoring Latino talent in television, film, and music -- have just been announced, and comedy fan favorite Aubrey Plaza has snagged two nods— one for her role in this summer’s Safety Not Guaranteed in the category of Favorite Movie Actress...

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Simpsons, Family Guy, more blast TV Academy for ‘Community’ Emmy nomination

Simpsons, Family Guy, more blast TV Academy for ‘Community’ Emmy nomination

By | June 19, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments

Al Jean, executive producer of The Simpsons, addressed a letter to the Television Academy in protest of Community's Emmy nomination in the category of "Best Animated Program." Community has gained this nomination because of its special episode, "Digital Estate Planning," where...

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Comedian JB Smoove to host television commercial awards on NBC

Comedian JB Smoove to host television commercial awards on NBC

By | June 1, 2012 at 12:36 pm | One comment

Comedian, writer, and stand-up comic J.B. Smoove will host the newest Hollywood awards show to be televised-- The CLIOS: World's Best Commercials. Smoove is best known for his role, alongside Larry David, as Leon Black on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm. In recent years, however,...

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Laughspin presents: 2011 Readers’ Choice Comedy Awards

Laughspin presents: 2011 Readers’ Choice Comedy Awards

By | December 5, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 144 comments

As you may know, each year we list our 10 favorite comedy albums and 10 favorite DVDs. Our albums list posted last week and our list of DVDs is forthcoming. So look out for that. But maybe even more importantly, we want to know what our readers think about the past year in...

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