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Meet Jessica Williams, the Daily Show’s newest correspondent (Video)

Meet Jessica Williams, the Daily Show’s newest correspondent (Video)

By | January 13, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 5 comments

In the midst of all this election commentary on late night television, you might have missed that The Daily Show with Jon Stewart has brought in a new correspondent to its friendly confines. Jessica Williams made her debut reporting on the GOP primary in South Carolina alongside...

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Watch Stephen Colbert announce that he may announce he’s running for President

Watch Stephen Colbert announce that he may announce he’s running for President

By | January 12, 2012 at 1:11 pm | No comments

Stephen Colbert was recently profiled in the Sunday New York Times Magazine. And it seems like the Comedy Central pundit cannot stay out of the news. Recent reports on Fox News, CNN, and other news channels highlighted a poll that shows Stephen Colbert with 5 percent of the vote...

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Review: Tom Papa’s ‘Live in New York City’ is a satisfying slab of honest comedy

Review: Tom Papa’s ‘Live in New York City’ is a satisfying slab of honest comedy

By | January 6, 2012 at 5:54 pm | 4 comments

It’s been six years since the comedy world has had access to a new, proper Tom Papa album. And even then, although it was excellent, his album Calm, Cool & Collected was only 35 minutes! Boo! Also, hiss. Luckily, it’s not like Papa has been gone from our sights; far from...

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Watch five minutes of John Mulaney’s new stand-up comedy special

Watch five minutes of John Mulaney’s new stand-up comedy special

By | January 2, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 5 comments

John Mulaney has been one of the most exciting comedians to watch in the last few years. He's grown from one of New York City's favorite downtown comics to one of the nation's most sought-after talents, scoring a staff writing gig at Saturday Night Live in 2008, releasing his...

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Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC will give $500,000 to fund presidential primary

Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC will give $500,000 to fund presidential primary

By | December 22, 2011 at 1:07 pm | One comment

Stephen Colbert’s role in comedy is clear – dude’s a storied improviser, a former Daily Show correspondent, and host of the always wonderful Colbert Report on Comedy Central. But his role in politics is a bit murkier. After forming the Colbert Super PAC this past...

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Let’s take a long, hard look at Comedy Central’s development slate for 2011-2012

Let’s take a long, hard look at Comedy Central’s development slate for 2011-2012

By | December 7, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 8 comments

This morning Comedy Central released its development slate for 2011-12. So, what does that mean? Basically, it’s a giant list of shows the network is officially working on for the next year. An incredibly small number of these shows will actually see the light of day. But...

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Worst school ever suspends teacher for showing Daily Show segments in class

Worst school ever suspends teacher for showing Daily Show segments in class

By | November 17, 2011 at 4:05 pm | No comments

These days, tons of young people learn about the news from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. And that’s a good thing – you won’t find too many media sources on television that are as incisive or intelligent as Stewart and his crew of writers. So it’s especially...

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Comedy Central extends “South Park” through 2016!

Comedy Central extends “South Park” through 2016!

By | November 16, 2011 at 12:57 pm | One comment

No surprise here, folks. Today, Comedy Central announced that it will continue airing new episodes of South Park through 2016. "The collective genius of Matt and Trey knows no bounds," said Michele Ganeless, president of the network. "Week after week and season after season they...

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First look: Comedy Central’s new sketch show “Key & Peele” (Video)

First look: Comedy Central’s new sketch show “Key & Peele” (Video)

By | November 16, 2011 at 10:58 am | One comment

Come January, Comedy Central will premiere its newest sketch comedy series, Key & Peele, starring a pair of some of the most talented dudes to come out of Fox's MadTV-- Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele. The show will feature filmed sketches (obviously) as well as live...

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