Browsing Tag Comedy Central

Comedy Central teams with The Onion for new sports show

By | November 6, 2009 at 5:00 pm | One comment

It’s about time. Comedy Central has just announced that they’ve ordered a pilot from The Onion for a half hour series based on their Onion Sports Network web videos. According to the lovely press release, “The as-yet untitled series will take on the whole universe of...

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Comedy Central picks up Nick Swardson sketch show

By | October 29, 2009 at 12:05 pm | No comments

The fine folks over at Comedy Central announced today that Nick Swardson - he of the cherub-faced/devilish-eye gleam comedy dichotomy - will be premiering a brand new sketch series with the network, to debut in 2010. Having already had success with both his stand-up specials...

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Comedy Central, Don Mischer Productions to relaunch 'The American Comedy Awards'

By | September 18, 2009 at 12:43 pm | No comments

Comedy Central is teaming up with the Emmy® Award-winning Don Mischer Productions to rebrand and relaunch The American Comedy Awards. Scheduled to premiere in 2010, the award show will honor the year's best in film, television, digital shorts and performance. The American...

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Comedy Central and USO team up to distribute 'comedy kits'

By | September 2, 2009 at 3:44 pm | No comments

Comedy Central and the USO have teamed up with a new program called PVT Jokes. The program aims to deliver comedy kits to forward operating bases (FOBs) as well as U.S. military hospitals at home and overseas. These kits will feature DVD's like the Comedy Central Roasts of...

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Important Things with Demetri Martin

By | February 9, 2009 at 7:14 am | One comment

If Demetri Martin, comedian, actor, screenwriter, expands his growing empire and opens a bemusement park (just picture the Super Bowl MVP someday shouting “I’m going to Demetriland”), then I want to be first in line for what would certainly be the most popular attraction:...

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Dana Gould: Anger and frustration, the cornerstones of great comedy

By | October 15, 2008 at 2:01 am | No comments

By Ben Kharakh On the advice of the late George Carlin, comedian Dana Gould held back the social critic inside of him for years. Now, the veteran comic and former Simpsons scribe is older, wiser and funnier. And lucky for him, the world is more fucked up than ever. Let the...

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Jimmy Dore: Waging war on stupidity

By | July 30, 2008 at 3:46 am | No comments

In this time of national turmoil, political fear and uncertainty – laughing yet? –emerges a voice of reason, of strength and of hope. Not Obama, you silly geese. Even better: Citizen Jimmy – comedian Jimmy Dore – premieres his one-hour Comedy Central special this week....

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Christopher Titus: Norman Rockwell is Bleeding

By | July 22, 2008 at 1:20 pm | No comments

A hero of American dysfunction, comedian Christopher Titus has given broken families and their broken dreams an artistic voice in a mass appeal way for nearly a decade. To those not completely familiar with his rather colorful upbringing, here’s the beginning: Titus was...

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Video interview: A Tight Five with Mike Birbiglia

By | July 2, 2008 at 2:03 am | No comments

We are extremely excited to give you this news, Punchline Magazine readers. We have teamed up with our friends at RooftopComedy and Comix comedy club in New York City to bring you a weekly interview series called A Tight Five. Each week Punchline Magazine editor in chief Dylan...

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