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Colbert Report breaks Daily Show streak, Julia Louis-Dreyfus makes history at Emmys

Colbert Report breaks Daily Show streak, Julia Louis-Dreyfus makes history at Emmys

By | September 23, 2013 at 11:48 am | No comments

Julia Louis-Dreyfus made Emmy history last night when she won her fourth comedy award for Outstanding Lead Actress on Veep (it was her 14th nomination, which broke Lucille Ball's record of 13 as lead actress). "I'm very grateful to have the opportunity to make people laugh. It's...

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Report: Big Bang Theory actors want $1 million an episode

Report: Big Bang Theory actors want $1 million an episode

By | September 20, 2013 at 4:02 pm | One comment

Big Bang Theory, last year's highest-rated scripted television show, will enter its seventh season next week. It also enters a long eight months of behind-the-scenes negotiations to renew contracts smoothly and quietly before next year. Chuck Lorre's comedy will need to renew...

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Louis C.K., South Park and others win big at Primetime Creative Arts Emmys

Louis C.K., South Park and others win big at Primetime Creative Arts Emmys

By | September 16, 2013 at 2:07 pm | No comments

The award for most niche-specific award designations goes to…the Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards! Last night, the technical behind-the-scenes Emmys (as well as Outstanding Guest Actors and Outstanding Animated Program) were given out as part of their own ceremony a week...

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Watch Big Bang Theory’s Kaley Cuoco in a commercial for her Super Bowl commercial (Video)

Watch Big Bang Theory’s Kaley Cuoco in a commercial for her Super Bowl commercial (Video)

By | January 24, 2013 at 4:32 pm | One comment

How do you when the ad industry has gone completely berserk? We'll tell you-- when a company creates commercials for commercials. Kaley Cuoco, she of Big Bang Theory fame, will star in a high-profile Super Bowl ad for Toyota. Fair enough. But Toyota just released a teaser -- aka...

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Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler, Jimmy Fallon, Glee win big at People’s Choice Awards

Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler, Jimmy Fallon, Glee win big at People’s Choice Awards

By | January 10, 2013 at 12:04 pm | No comments

As the translucent statuettes were being doled out last night in Los Angeles at the 39th annual People’s Choice Awards, I often wondered, who are these “people” and what, really, do they know about comedy? That’s not to say I don’t enjoy Jennifer Aniston and Adam...

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Big Bang Theory cast flashmobs studio audience with Carly Rae Jepson’s ‘Call Me Maybe’ (Video)

Big Bang Theory cast flashmobs studio audience with Carly Rae Jepson’s ‘Call Me Maybe’ (Video)

By | November 16, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments

Although it went down last month, Big Bang Theory co-star Kaley Cuoco just posted the video of cast and crew of the hit show breaking out into a flashmob during the taping of an episode. As you'll see, even producer Chuck Lorre was caught off guard. Check it out below!...

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Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons comes out as gay

Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons comes out as gay

By | May 24, 2012 at 10:36 am | 2 comments

Jim Parsons, known for his role on The Big Bang Theory as arrogant Sheldon, officially came out in an interview with The New York Times. The interview centers on Parson's career on Broadway, specifically in the comedic play from 1944, Harvey, in which Parsons currently plays the...

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Is there a better way to choose comedy award winners?

Is there a better way to choose comedy award winners?

By | September 21, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments

It's largely believed that awards and the bestowing of formal distinctions in arts and entertainment are largely biased, heavily political and unfair. For comedy, the high level of subjectivity in what one finds funny makes it even more difficult to establish who deserves to be...

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Brian Posehn, Chris Hardwick, Kumail Nanjiani nerd it up at Just For Laughs

Brian Posehn, Chris Hardwick, Kumail Nanjiani nerd it up at Just For Laughs

By | July 30, 2011 at 6:45 pm | One comment

MONTREAL -- The Tribute to Nerds gala ended up being one of my favorite extravaganzas of the fest so far, and that’s not just because I happen to carry around something of a constant nerd boner. Was every comedian that performed here a total babe? Yeah, I would definitely...

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