Browsing Tag Comedy Central

Reggie Watts joins Conan O’Brien tour, announces CD/DVD release

By | April 26, 2010 at 2:35 pm | One comment

Aside from reducing the national deficit to manageable levels and singlehandedly dismembering the Tea Party movement, is there anything Reggie Watts can't accomplish? (And, given enough time and the right MacGuyver-like tools, it's not hard to imagine the multifaceted Watts...

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Comedy Central orders more Ugly Americans, takes on Twilight tonight

By | April 21, 2010 at 4:18 pm | No comments

The undead will continue to live on at Comedy Central. Well, for now, at least. This time around, execs at the comedy juggernaut have elected to spare Ugly Americans, the animated series from David M. Stern (he of Simpsons fame), the wooden stake through the heart of...

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Comedy Central picks up Onion Sports Network series

By | April 15, 2010 at 10:23 am | No comments

Comedy Central announced that it has officially picked up The Onion Sports Network for a 10 episode season. The announcement to pick up the pilot adapted from The Onion’s popular, sports world-lampooning webseries, was made by Kent Alterman, Comedy Central’s head of original...

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Tosh.0 to return to Comedy Central for third season

By | April 9, 2010 at 12:21 pm | No comments

Comedian Daniel Tosh has become quite the hit with the folks at Comedy Central. Tosh.0, his Talk Soup-esque series with a web-centric twist has just been renewed for a third season with new executive producer Charlie Siskel. The show has consistently gotten good numbers, and has...

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Patrice O'Neal wants to be professor of whiteness for Comedy Central

By | March 25, 2010 at 10:05 am | 3 comments

If you know anything about comedian Patrice O'Neal, it's that he's got a lot of opinions about race, namely white people. And it seems not just the veteran stand-up's fans are showing their appreciation. Comedy Central has ordered a pilot, which O'Neal is set to helm, titled...

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The Daily Show's Jason Jones lands ABC pilot deal

By | February 25, 2010 at 2:31 pm | One comment

Jason Jones, one of Comedy Central's favorite correspondents from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, inked a deal to star as the lead in a new ABC comedy pilot called How To Be A Better American. The Hollywood Reporter explains the show's premise: "[It] centers on a father (Jones)...

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Russell Simmons, JB Smoove land stand-up comedy series with Comedy Central

By | February 22, 2010 at 1:57 pm | One comment

[caption id="attachment_7417" align="alignright" width="150" caption="JB Smoove"][/caption] Russell Simmons, you sly old dog, you've done it again. But this time, what he's done isn't some hot, edgy rap beat; instead, the end product of Simmons' tireless effort to bring hip-hop...

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Interview: Tammy Pescatelli, winner of Comedy Central's Stand-up Showdown

By | February 2, 2010 at 10:23 am | 3 comments

A month of comedy fans furiously voting for their favorite stand-up comedians to place in the Top 20 of Comedy Central's Stand-up Showdown has come to an end. The highest ranked comics had their Comedy Central Presents specials aired throughout Sunday as a prize. But only one...

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Steve Agee: Comedian for all seasons

By | February 2, 2010 at 12:56 am | No comments

Just days away from the premiere of the third season of the Sarah Silverman Program, Steve Agee -- one half of the most dynamic gay couple on television -- gets deep about reality television, Twitter and his dramatic shift in the popular Comedy Central series. Steve Agee is...

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