Browsing Tag Comedy Central

Comedy Central schedules Bin Laden-themed South Park episodes

By | May 2, 2011 at 8:53 pm | No comments

Osama Bin Laden is dead. And there's no way the folks over at Comedy Central and especially South Park were just going to ignore it-- especially since the network has a pair of Bin Laden-themed episodes in their archive. So, this Wednesday you'll be able to continue the joyful...

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Comedian Kumail Nanjiani plays agoraphobic lawyer on new TNT drama 'Franklin & Bash'

By | April 18, 2011 at 11:44 am | No comments

After making the move from Chicago to New York City in 2007, comedian Kumail Nanjiani's career has taken off. He's contributed to and made appearances on Michael and Michael Have Issues (RIP), The Colbert Report and many others-- not to mention, Variety named him as one of 10...

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Watch the first 90 seconds of Norm Macdonald's new show, premiering tonight on Comedy Central

By | April 12, 2011 at 3:22 pm | No comments

Tonight's the night Norm Macdonald makes his triumphant return to the weekly television series biz in the form of Sports Show With Norm Mcdonald. To get us appropriately moist for the event, he's been tweeting his nuts off, the show's official blog has been all active and shit...

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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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Video: Punchline Magazine at the Comedy Awards!

By | April 7, 2011 at 7:10 pm | 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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MTV Networks to release Comedy Central's "Ugly Americans" video game, more titles to come

By | April 7, 2011 at 3:15 pm | No comments

MTV Networks today announced the inception of 345 Games, a division charged with creating video games based on Comedy Central and Spike TV properties. The launch will be celebrated with an August release of an Ugly Americans-themed game called Apocalypsegeddon. Comedy...

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Video: Tracy Morgan honors Eddie Murphy at the Comedy Awards

By | April 5, 2011 at 12:54 pm | No comments

We've been talking about it for weeks, comedy fans. And this Sunday, it's finally going down. We're talking, of course, about The Comedy Awards airing simultaneously this Sunday on Comedy Central, SPIKE TV, VH1, CMT, TV LAND AND LOGO at 9 pm EST Today, to get you a bit more...

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New season of John Oliver’s stand-up show promotes community in comedy world

By | March 15, 2011 at 6:32 pm | No comments

Stand-up fans, get ready: the second season of John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show is almost here. Premiering March 24 on Comedy Central, the show features some returning stand-up favorites as well as some newer faces. And, to promote the show, John Oliver was in town for...

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AFLAC fires Gilbert Gottfried over controversial Japan jokes

By | March 14, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 24 comments

Over the weekend, Gilbert Gottfried tweeted several jokes centered around the devastation in Japan. This morning, the comedian found himself not only under fire for his seemingly insensitive tweets, but literally fired from his long-time gig as the voice of the AFLAC duck...

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