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Comedy Central launches stand-up comedy video app, features more than 700 comedians

Comedy Central launches stand-up comedy video app, features more than 700 comedians

By | June 10, 2013 at 1:05 pm | One comment

With the release of its new stand-up comedy app, Comedy Central has once again expanded its cross-platform reach across the world of comedy. Simply titled CC: Stand-Up – the stand-up comedy-specific sub brand the network has been building up for more than a year online and on...

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John Oliver’s 10 best moments on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Videos)

John Oliver’s 10 best moments on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Videos)

By | June 7, 2013 at 12:05 pm | No comments

Last night, Jon Stewart handed over hosting duties of The Daily Show to longtime correspondent John Oliver. As you're likely well aware, Stewart is headed to the Middle East to direct his first film, leaving Oliver in charge of things until Sept. 3. So in honor of what we...

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Stephen Colbert will welcome Paul McCartney for hour-long Colbert Report special

Stephen Colbert will welcome Paul McCartney for hour-long Colbert Report special

By | June 5, 2013 at 1:24 pm | No comments

If The Colbert Report were an after school program, its June 12 show (11:30 pm ET on Comedy Central) would be referred to as "a very special episode." As part of his Out There tour and to promote the reissue of Wings Over America, Paul McCartney will be appearing on an hour long...

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David Letterman gives John Oliver tips on how to host The Daily Show (Video)

David Letterman gives John Oliver tips on how to host The Daily Show (Video)

By | June 5, 2013 at 11:25 am | No comments

The days are quickly approaching for the British upheaval and coup of The Daily Show with John Oliver-- shit, I mean Jon Stewart. Stewart is taking a break from the show to direct Rosewater, a dramatic adaptation of the memoir And Then They Came For Me: A Family’s Story of...

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Comedy Central renews ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ for second season

Comedy Central renews ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ for second season

By | May 28, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments

Prepare yourself to see more of Amy Schumer (and more posters of Schumer's censored breasts). Comedy Central has renewed Inside Amy Schumer for a second season, giving it a 10 episode run starting in 2014. According to Comedy Central, the show which is created by Schumer and...

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Comedy Central banned in India for 10 days due to ‘obscene dialogue’ and ‘vulgar’ words toward women (Update)

Comedy Central banned in India for 10 days due to ‘obscene dialogue’ and ‘vulgar’ words toward women (Update)

By | May 27, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments

UPDATE-- May 28, 2013: The Wall Street Journal reports that, based on the appeals of Viacom 18 Media Ltd., Viacom and India's Network 18 Group partnership, the New Delhi High Court has temporarily lifted the 10-day ban in order to reassess the merits of the...

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New season of John Oliver’s New York Standup Show will feature W. Kamau Bell, Paul F. Tompkins, Reggie Watts, more!

New season of John Oliver’s New York Standup Show will feature W. Kamau Bell, Paul F. Tompkins, Reggie Watts, more!

By | May 24, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 3 comments

Dear, readers in the New York tri-state area: Cancel your evening plans from June 3rd to June 5th (Instant Netflix will still be there when you get home) because John Oliver will be taping the fourth season of Comedy Central's John Oliver's New York Standup Show at Webster Hall...

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Watch Jonah Ray and Gabe Liedman on Comedy Central’s ‘The Half Hour’ (Previews)

Watch Jonah Ray and Gabe Liedman on Comedy Central’s ‘The Half Hour’ (Previews)

By | May 24, 2013 at 4:34 pm | No comments

Tonight, Jonah Ray, TV writer, co-host of the Nerdist Podcast and the Bing-over-Google man himself, will be on Comedy Central's The Half Hour. Tune in at midnight and experience the RAYdiation. Here's a sampling: Comedy Central The second Half Hour belongs to Gabe...

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Watch Jon Stewart’s uncensored 13-minute interview with Bill O’Reilly on The Daily Show (Video)

Watch Jon Stewart’s uncensored 13-minute interview with Bill O’Reilly on The Daily Show (Video)

By | May 23, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments

Fox News favorite Bill O’Reilly stopped by The Daily Show with Jon Stewart last night to plug his newest book, Keep it Pithy. What ended up happening, as per usual when these two meet, was lots of bickering-- and lots of sexual tension. Check it out. The Daily Show with Jon...

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