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Comedy Central orders Chris Hardwick-backed pilot Sleight of Mouth with Justin Willman (Video)

Comedy Central orders Chris Hardwick-backed pilot Sleight of Mouth with Justin Willman (Video)

By | August 6, 2014 at 2:19 pm | No comments

Nerdist emperor Chris Hardwick might bring yet another show to television. Comedy Central ordered a pilot for Sleight of Mouth, a weekly comedy/variety/magic show starring comedian Justin Willman. Willman mixes magic with his stand-up and has experience hosting TV shows. He's...

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Bill Cosby, Marc Maron, Amy Schumer headline 2014 New York Comedy Festival

Bill Cosby, Marc Maron, Amy Schumer headline 2014 New York Comedy Festival

By | August 6, 2014 at 11:42 am | One comment

The New York Comedy Festival, in association with Comedy Central, has announced its star-studded line-up for this year's festival. Comedy favorites Marc Maron, Amy Schumer & Maria Bamford share the bill with legendary stand-up comedian Bill Cosby (whose new NBC sitcom...

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Comedy Central announces South Park, Key & Peele, Tosh.0 season premiere dates

Comedy Central announces South Park, Key & Peele, Tosh.0 season premiere dates

By | August 4, 2014 at 8:03 pm | One comment

Start setting your DVRs up to record your favorite Comedy Central Shows. Tosh.0, South Park, Key & Peele and more have new season premiere dates for this fall. Everyone's favorite foul-mouthed children will return for their 18th season on Comedy Central on Wednesday, Sept....

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Jim Gaffigan’s ‘The Gaffigan Show’ finds homes on TV Land, Comedy Central

Jim Gaffigan’s ‘The Gaffigan Show’ finds homes on TV Land, Comedy Central

By | July 30, 2014 at 2:00 pm | No comments

Jim Gaffigan's single-camera pilot has finally found itself a home. TV Land gave the show a series order for a 10-episode first season. The Gaffigan Show will debut in 2015 on the Viacom-owned network. "I'm thrilled that TV Land is giving us this opportunity to do this show...

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Stephen Colbert buys TheSarahPalinChannel.com, hilariously destroys Sarah Palin (Video)

Stephen Colbert buys TheSarahPalinChannel.com, hilariously destroys Sarah Palin (Video)

By | July 30, 2014 at 12:40 pm | One comment

If Sarah Palin launches her own online news channel called The Sarah Palin Channel you know that Stephen Colbert is going to have plenty to say about it. And last night on The Colbert Report, our favorite fake conservative pundit said a lot. Segueing from another story, Colbert...

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Mark Normand on indie comedy, bombing and the secret to getting laughs (Laughspin interview)

Mark Normand on indie comedy, bombing and the secret to getting laughs (Laughspin interview)

By | July 22, 2014 at 4:25 pm | One comment

Mark Normand, one of the fastest rising and most versatile comedians in the country, cut his teeth at open mics, bar shows and by performing in loft apartments. It's that work ethic -- and his joke writing prowess -- that helped the Louisana native earn the respect of his fellow...

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Orange is the New Black, Saturday Night Live, Modern Family lead Emmy nominations in comedy

Orange is the New Black, Saturday Night Live, Modern Family lead Emmy nominations in comedy

By | July 10, 2014 at 2:39 pm | One comment

Netflix’s Orange is the New Black snagged 12 primetime Emmy comedy nominations this morning, beating out perennial Emmy favorites Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory in total nods. And yes, Orange is the New Black is a comedy— this year, anyway. Last year, Netflix...

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Yannis Pappas talks Maurica, Mr. Panos and his journey back to comedy (Laughspin Interview)

Yannis Pappas talks Maurica, Mr. Panos and his journey back to comedy (Laughspin Interview)

By | July 2, 2014 at 4:04 pm | One comment

When I first started doing stand-up in college, I used to produce dorm shows at NYU to create stagetime and would be somewhat frugal in who I put on my shows, only wanting the funniest. A comic I booked asked if I would put his friend Yannis up, who I still didn't know at the...

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Dave Chappelle opens up to David Letterman about quitting Chappelle’s Show (Video)

Dave Chappelle opens up to David Letterman about quitting Chappelle’s Show (Video)

By | June 11, 2014 at 10:15 am | One comment

Dave Chappelle opened up about quitting Chappelle’s Show on Comedy Central during an interview with David Letterman on Late Show. Chappelle’s visit was a rare one indeed; in fact, it was the first time Letterman interviewed the comedian in 10 years. We posted a preview of...

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