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Wendi McLendon-Covey: I won’t do a Bridesmaids sequel without Kristen Wiig (Exclusive)

Wendi McLendon-Covey: I won’t do a Bridesmaids sequel without Kristen Wiig (Exclusive)

By | April 29, 2012 at 10:52 pm | No comments

Talk of a Bridesmaids sequel started as soon as the opening weekend box office numbers were released in May of last year, but it took until this past January for the buzz to boil over, which is when the film's breakout star, Saturday Night Live's Kristen Wiig said plainly that...

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Louis C.K. wins four times at The Comedy Awards (Video)

Louis C.K. wins four times at The Comedy Awards (Video)

By | April 29, 2012 at 12:40 am | No comments

Much like the last few years in the world of comedy, Comedy Central's second annual Comedy Awards belonged to Louis C.K., as he snagged four of the five awards for which he was nominated. By the end of the night, he took to the stage to accept awards for best stand-up special...

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The Laugspin live blog of The Comedy Awards

The Laugspin live blog of The Comedy Awards

By | April 28, 2012 at 4:18 pm | 4 comments

Hey, all. It's me. Dylan. After I ask a bunch of inane questions to a bunch of people I admire on the red carpet of the second annual Comedy Awards, I'll be live blogging the actual event right here. So, if you're into that kind of shit, keep it here! 6:48 pm: Hey, I'm here....

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Between Two Ferns is coming to Comedy Central!

Between Two Ferns is coming to Comedy Central!

By | April 23, 2012 at 1:36 pm | No comments

Between Two Ferns is coming to television! It's true. On his long-running podcast Comedy Bang Bang, Scott Aukerman told listeners this morning that he just got done directing a 30-minute version of the most enjoyably uncomfortable interview show for Comedy Central. Between...

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Robin Williams will receive Stand-Up Icon Award from Comedy Central

Robin Williams will receive Stand-Up Icon Award from Comedy Central

By | March 21, 2012 at 2:26 pm | No comments

As if comedy fans across the country haven't already established his iconic status, Comedy Central is going to make it official: Robin Williams will be the recipient of the Stand-Up Icon Award. The honor will be bestowed upon the veteran comedian and actor of stage and screen at...

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30 Rock, Modern Family, Bridesmaids lead the pack of Comedy Awards nominees

30 Rock, Modern Family, Bridesmaids lead the pack of Comedy Awards nominees

By | March 6, 2012 at 4:21 pm | No comments

Comedy Central today announced the nominations for their second annual Comedy Awards, heavily favoring NBC's 30 Rock and ABC's Modern Family (both with five nominations), HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm with four and NBC's Parks and Recreation with three. Notably missing: NBC's...

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Video preview: South Park makes fun of Comedy Central's Comedy Awards

By | May 2, 2011 at 1:15 pm | No comments

When Trey Parker and Matt Stone accepted their award last month for best animated show at Comedy Central's first annual Comedy Awards, they made this comment: "Winning this award feels like being student of the month and your mom’s the teacher.” They take it a step further...

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Watch our red carpet video coverage of The Comedy Awards

By | April 8, 2011 at 11:39 am | No comments

Comedy fans are anxiously awaiting the broadcast of the first ever Comedy Awards, produced by Comedy Central and airing simultaneously on all of MTV Networks' properties, including Spike TV, TV Land, Logo, VH1 and CMT. It all goes down this Sunday at 9 pm EST. But Punchline...

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Watch Stephen Colbert hijack Jon Stewart's acceptance speech at Comedy Awards

By | March 31, 2011 at 12:14 pm | One comment

Last Saturday when I was at The Comedy Awards taping in New York, one of the highlights I live-blogged was when Stephen Colbert hijacked Jon Stewart's acceptance speech onstage, as he claimed the award for Best Late Night Comedy Series. I wrote: Colbert makes a rousing speech:...

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