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Comedy Central’s ‘The Half-Hour’ premieres June 6 with Michael Che and Chris Distefano

Comedy Central’s ‘The Half-Hour’ premieres June 6 with Michael Che and Chris Distefano

By | May 19, 2014 at 4:09 pm | One comment

Comedy Central’s stellar stand-up comedy series The Half-Hour kick off its third season Friday, June 6 at midnight ET with back-to-back comedy specials from comedians Chris Distefano and Michael Che. The quickly-rising Distefano appears on MTV and MTV2’s Guy Code, Girl Code...

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South By Southwest comedy, days 5 and 6: Chris Gethard gets naked, Superego gets weird (Photos)

South By Southwest comedy, days 5 and 6: Chris Gethard gets naked, Superego gets weird (Photos)

By | March 14, 2014 at 1:18 pm | No comments

AUSTIN – The city of Austin is well known for its quirky eccentricity, as reflected in its mostly official motto, “Keep Austin Weird.” And South by Southwest has a tendency to exacerbate said weirdness, particularly where the comedy scene is concerned. Today, I have two...

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The Chris Gethard Show may come to Comedy Central

The Chris Gethard Show may come to Comedy Central

By | November 25, 2013 at 10:16 am | No comments

The extremely popular New York public access program, The Chris Gethard Show, might make it to national broadcast. Comedy Central has ordered a pilot from the comedian, who currently produces the live call-in show. Funny Or Die will produce the Comedy Central project as a...

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Garfunkel & Oates series among 11 comedies in development at IFC

Garfunkel & Oates series among 11 comedies in development at IFC

By | April 10, 2013 at 2:19 pm | No comments

As if there commitment to producing quality comedy content wasn’t already clear (Maron, Portlandia, Comedy Bang Bang), IFC today announced it’s considering no fewer than 11 new comedy series, one of which is a pilot based on musical duo Garfunkel & Oates, aka Riki Lindhome...

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David Cross announces Bonnaroo comedy lineup, festival launches Web series with Rob Cantrell (Videos)

David Cross announces Bonnaroo comedy lineup, festival launches Web series with Rob Cantrell (Videos)

By | March 28, 2013 at 1:23 pm | No comments

Daniel Tosh, Mike Birbiglia and Nikki Glaser are only three of the stellar comedians who will perform at Bonnaroo this year, as the music and arts festival takes over Manchester, TN from June 13 to 16. The full list of comedians to appear at the Bonnaroo Comedy Theatre hosted by...

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SXSW Comedy, day 7: Fogelnest Files, Doug Benson, weird YouTube videos!

SXSW Comedy, day 7: Fogelnest Files, Doug Benson, weird YouTube videos!

By | March 17, 2013 at 9:43 am | 3 comments

AUSTIN -- Friday marked the seventh day of comedy at SXSW 2013, but don’t be fooled – we’re not taking a breather over here in Austin. Let’s do the math: weekend + final days of SXSW + St. Patrick’s Day = pure pandemonium. It’s a perfect storm of mayhem and...

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SXSW Comedy, day 4: Marc Maron, Fred Armisen, Nasty Show and more!

SXSW Comedy, day 4: Marc Maron, Fred Armisen, Nasty Show and more!

By | March 13, 2013 at 11:07 am | 2 comments

AUSTIN -- Sweet fancy Moses, we’re halfway into SXSW! This whole week is a marathon of networking, alcohol and hearing the words “innovation” and “creative flow” so many times you’ll probably have an aneurysm, so think happy thoughts for those of us who continue...

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IFC ‘adopts’ comedian Chris Gethard (Video)

IFC ‘adopts’ comedian Chris Gethard (Video)

By | August 20, 2012 at 3:34 pm | No comments

Comedian and actor Chris Gethard has a new home on IFC thanks to the network's new Adopt-A-Comic program, in which they spotlight comics who share their “slightly off” credo. In their own words: “IFC has decided to adopt a comic every year. That's right, we will get to...

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Comedian Chris Gethard still alive, still on his way to Bonnaroo (Videos)

Comedian Chris Gethard still alive, still on his way to Bonnaroo (Videos)

By | June 1, 2012 at 5:22 pm | No comments

A few days ago we told you about Chris Gethard's plan to travel to Bonnaroo, where he is scheduled to perform on June 7; the catch is he's got no car, no phone and no money. Chris is about half way through his ambitious and potentially dangerous 10-day trek to Manchester, TN...

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