Browsing Tag Comedy Central

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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Comedy Central will not renew the Jeff Dunham Show

By | December 29, 2009 at 3:11 pm | No comments

Despite epically huge ratings and wave after wave of positive press and publicity, Comedy Central announced that it would not be renewing The Jeff Dunham Show, much to the chagrin of the show's die-hard fans and Dunham's rabid followers. This announcement presents something of...

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Comedy Central’s Hot List with Aziz Ansari, Kumail Nanjiani and more on Sunday, watch previews

By | December 4, 2009 at 1:25 pm | No comments

This Sunday at 10 pm EST, Comedy Central is it's stand-up comedy special Comedy Central's Hot List, featuring killer sets from nine of today’s hottest young comedians. In the meantime, you can preview clips from each comedian on Comedy Central’s Hot List website. The special...

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Comedy Central locks down John Oliver stand-up comedy series

By | November 19, 2009 at 11:26 am | No comments

Remember a few weeks ago when we reported on a series of stand-up tapings being hosted by John Oliver? You’re about to see the fruits of those tapings, and then some. Comedy Central has ordered six one-hour episodes of the series, which is appropriately titled John Oliver’s...

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Gabriel Rutledge on Live at Gotham this week

By | November 9, 2009 at 5:00 pm | One comment

Gabriel Rutledge is a stand-up comic from my town who is set to make his first nationwide television appearance. Rutledge taped an episode of Comedy Central's Live at Gotham this summer and will air nationwide this week on Nov 13. After abandoning a mediocre career in pizza...

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