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H. Jon Benjamin scores Comedy Central sketch show deal

By | July 12, 2010 at 2:24 pm | No comments

Comedian and actor H. Jon Benjamin has been around for years, yet it’s likely that not all that many people can actually put a face to the name. Known largely for his voice acting, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard him before, even if you haven’t heard of him...

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Daniel Tosh displaces Dave Chappelle as Comedy Central ratings champ in timeslot

By | July 9, 2010 at 2:15 pm | 10 comments

On Wednesday night, a record 2.4 million people tuned into Tosh.0, Daniel Tosh’s weekly roast of all things dumb on the Internet. Why is this important? Well, as Deadline.com points out, the show Tosh.0 fills Comedy Central’s 10:30 p.m. Wednesday slot right after South Park,...

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Comedy Central launches UK DVD label, signs Jim Jefferies

By | July 7, 2010 at 3:12 pm | No comments

Comedy Central’s British arm has formed their own DVD label, which will continue to expand Comedy Central’s relatively new presence overseas by signing and promoting UK comedians. The first two DVDs, Jim Jefferies’ Alcoholocaust and Stewart Lee’s If You Prefer a Milder...

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JB Smoove: Bringing the fireworks to comedy

By | July 6, 2010 at 10:17 am | No comments

By Becca Scheuer Curb Your Enthusiasm's favorite neighbor, comedian JB Smoove, has teamed up with Russell Simmons to host Stand Up at the El Rey, a diverse and updated Def Jam-esque series for Comedy Central. Ever since his first performance as a contestant on The Dating...

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Comedian Joe DeRosa shares secrets of seduction on Atom.com video

By | June 25, 2010 at 11:33 am | No comments

Just this week, comedian Joe DeRosa released his debut album, The Depression Auction, on Comedy Central Records. At this point it's available digitally only. I know some of Comedy Central's digital-only releases have gone on to be released traditionally with packaging (if the...

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Futurama returns tonight on Comedy Central; check out some previews

By | June 24, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments

It’s been a topsy turvy few years for Futurama. After being sucked into a wormhole, Fry, Leelah, Bender, and the rest of the gang over at Planet Express had to suffer through the humiliation of not only being cancelled, but then being re-ran for late night stoners on Adult...

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Punchline Magazine gets a sneak peek at Comedy Central’s new series Big Lake

By | June 24, 2010 at 10:21 am | No comments

[caption id="attachment_12371" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Chris Gethard plays the lead in Comedy Central's upcoming series 'Big Lake.'"][/caption] On Monday, I went to Upright Citizens Brigade in New York to see a screening of Big Lake, an upcoming...

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Comedy Central’s parent Viacom loses three-year old lawsuit against YouTube

By | June 23, 2010 at 5:30 pm | One comment

Back in March we wrote about the lawsuit between Viacom (Comedy Central's parent company) and YouTube over video copyright infringement. Today, though, Viacom's $1 billion suit was dismissed. The courts declared YouTube is protected under the Digital Millenium Copyright Act...

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Joe DeRosa: The Depression Auction

By | June 23, 2010 at 4:54 pm | No comments

In The Depression Auction, Joe DeRosa mixes outrage – a solid stand-up staple – with something much less common but more interesting, an attempt at maturity. He doesn’t let anyone off the hook, including himself. Rare is the comic who makes himself relate to George W. Bush...

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