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Chris Rock will produce new FX series starring comedian W. Kamau Bell (Exclusive)

Chris Rock will produce new FX series starring comedian W. Kamau Bell (Exclusive)

By | March 28, 2012 at 12:45 pm | 10 comments

After months of secrecy surrounding a possible new cable network project, Laughspin can reveal exclusively that Chris Rock will executive produce a weekly series for FX, starring comedian W. Kamau Bell. The as-of-yet-untitled 30-minute show – loosely described as a cross...

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Comedy at the Oscars: Chris Rock, Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis and more

Comedy at the Oscars: Chris Rock, Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis and more

By | February 27, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 2 comments

Many of us tuned in last tonight to watch the 84th Annual Academy Awards ceremony (even if only to #TweetRoast it live). Billy Crystal hosted the ceremony for the ninth time, returning after an eight-year hiatus. After recanting Eddie Murphy as host (and Brett Ratner as the...

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Tony Rock talks hosting Jamie Foxx’s “Showtime at the Apollo” and being Chris’ brother

Tony Rock talks hosting Jamie Foxx’s “Showtime at the Apollo” and being Chris’ brother

By | November 22, 2011 at 10:31 am | One comment

This past summer, comedian and Hollywood powerhouse Jamie Foxx announced that he would be bringing back the iconic variety program Showtime at the Apollo. And just recently we learned that comedian Tony Rock was handpicked by Foxx to host the re-vamped show. But how did the...

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Chris Rock: Why I left Saturday Night Live

Chris Rock: Why I left Saturday Night Live

By | November 3, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 6 comments

If you didn’t know already, today’s episode of WTF finds Chris Rock as Marc Maron’s guest. While I highly recommend listening to the entire 80-minute show, I found the chat about Rock leaving Saturday Night Live to work on In Living Color (which only lasted a year for him)...

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Exclusive audio: Chris Rock talks racism with Marc Maron

Exclusive audio: Chris Rock talks racism with Marc Maron

By | November 2, 2011 at 12:24 am | One comment

Iconic comedian Chris Rock will be Thursday's guest on WTF With Marc Maron. As you can imagine, the pair of veteran comics cover a wide-range of topics. And to give you a taste, we're happy to give you this exclusive audio clip from their conversation. In it, Rock explains his...

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Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock comedy tour a possibility

Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock comedy tour a possibility

By | October 31, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 6 comments

Question: How fast would tickets to a Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle comedy tour sell out? We may soon find out if we’re to believe a recent tweet from Rock. In response to a short piece on Humor Mill, citing unnamed sources saying that the two comedians are currently working on...

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Ricky Gervais and the Golden Globes: perfect together, sort of

Ricky Gervais and the Golden Globes: perfect together, sort of

By | October 5, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments

During last awards season, comedian Ricky Gervais delivered a Golden Globes hosting performance that was met with criticism for being “too mean.” In short, it didn’t sit well with the organization behind the awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Although the...

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Chris Rock backtracks on Tracy Morgan support after Wanda Sykes tweets

By | June 13, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 3 comments

The most controversial figure in comedy this week has been, without a doubt, Tracy Morgan. The actor and comic is taking heavy flak for a rather anti-gay stand-up bit he performed last week in Nashville. While we love a good edgy joke, we’re certainly not fans of this kind of...

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Interview: Nick Cannon returns to stand-up comedy in style

By | May 16, 2011 at 10:45 am | No comments

Coming on the heels of the television premiere of his first-ever stand-up comedy special Mr. Showbiz this past weekend on Showtime, Nick Cannon goes wide with the digital release of the album version today (Buy here). You'll be able to snag the album from New Wave Dynamics in...

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