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Exclusive: Lisa Lampanelli will not roast Charlie Sheen for Comedy Central

Exclusive: Lisa Lampanelli will not roast Charlie Sheen for Comedy Central

By | August 18, 2011 at 6:35 pm | No comments

The last we heard about Lisa Lampanelli's expected participation in the upcoming Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen, the comedian was a "maybe," due to a prior commitment. Lisa tells us now it's official: sadly, she won't be part of the broadcast. "I've been contracted to do...

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New Carlos Mencia, Craig Ferguson, Jeff Dunham specials will hit Comedy Central this Fall

New Carlos Mencia, Craig Ferguson, Jeff Dunham specials will hit Comedy Central this Fall

By | August 16, 2011 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments

Comedy Central will premiere new hour-long specials this Fall from veteran comedians Carlos Mencia, Pablo Francisco, Craig Ferguson, Weird Al Yankovic and Jeff Dunham-- as well as up-and-comers T.J. Miller and Donald Glover, the network announced today. Comedy Central also...

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Daniel Tosh will executive produce new animated series for Comedy Central

Daniel Tosh will executive produce new animated series for Comedy Central

By | August 15, 2011 at 11:49 am | No comments

Daniel Tosh will be at the helm of yet another Comedy Central project, but this time he won't be in front of the camera as he is on the wildly popular Tosh.0. The network has greenlighted a new, original animated series called Brickleberry, centered around "a group of...

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Comedian Dan Levy’s successful Laughspin interview

Comedian Dan Levy’s successful Laughspin interview

By | August 15, 2011 at 9:37 am | One comment

Dan Levy is a contemporary renaissance comedian-- if there is such a thing. With the ability to seamlessly transition from stand-up stage (including his own half-hour Comedy Central special), to TV hosting duties to Web series production and acting to writing for network...

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Demetri Martin working on animated series for Fox

Demetri Martin working on animated series for Fox

By | August 12, 2011 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments

If all goes according to plan, multi-faceted comedian Demetri Martin will join a long, successful tradition of animated comedy at Fox, which boasts The Simpsons, Family Guy and most recently Bob's Burgers. According to Deadline, Martin is finalizing a deal with the network,...

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Watch Stephen Colbert’s pair of Super PAC ads and you’ll never look at corn the same way

Watch Stephen Colbert’s pair of Super PAC ads and you’ll never look at corn the same way

By | August 11, 2011 at 3:48 pm | One comment

If the Colbert Super PAC’s official government papers weren’t enough to convince you that the organization is legit, maybe these new videos will convince you. This week, the organization released its first two TV ads, debuting with “Episode IV: A New Hope,” asking Iowans...

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Anthony Jeselnik lands Comedy Central development deal

Anthony Jeselnik lands Comedy Central development deal

By | August 11, 2011 at 12:08 pm | No comments

Quickly-rising comedian Anthony Jeselnik, who most recently garnered wide attention with his stellar performance at Comedy Central's Roast of Donald Trump in March as well as a killer set on Conan last month (see video below), has landed a development deal with the network....

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Seth MacFarlane lands roastmaster gig; Comedy Central enlists “Family Guy” creator to take down Charlie Sheen

Seth MacFarlane lands roastmaster gig; Comedy Central enlists “Family Guy” creator to take down Charlie Sheen

By | August 11, 2011 at 11:47 am | No comments

If you're thinking to yourself, hey, the first part of that headline is old, we don't blame you. For the third time, Comedy Central has chosen Family Guy creator and proven wise ass Seth MacFarlane to host one of the network's always-highly-rated roasts, according to EW.com....

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Interview: Lavell Crawford’s climb to Cosby-status comedy

Interview: Lavell Crawford’s climb to Cosby-status comedy

By | August 11, 2011 at 10:35 am | 2 comments

Comedian Lavell Crawford made a name for himself when he finished in second place on season five of Last Comic Standing. Crawford has parlayed that exposure into tremendous success. He recently filmed an episode of Comedy Central's ratings monster Workaholics, and has been a...

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