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Stephen Colbert and John Oliver sound off on George Zimmerman verdict (Videos)

Stephen Colbert and John Oliver sound off on George Zimmerman verdict (Videos)

By | July 16, 2013 at 1:59 pm | No comments

After a two-week hiatus The Daily Show and The Colbert Report had plenty of news to cover. But after Saturday’s controversial verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, both sounded off on what has become the centerpiece of every news network's discussions over the past three...

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Bill Cosby’s first comedy special in 30 years will air on Comedy Central

Bill Cosby’s first comedy special in 30 years will air on Comedy Central

By | July 12, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 2 comments

It's been 30 years since Bill Cosby released a television comedy special -- Bill Cosby: Himself -- but that Cosby-shaped void is about to be filled. On Nov. 24, Cosby's new concert special Far From Finished will be airing on Comedy Central. The special will be comprised of clips...

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Comedy Central now offers comedy specials for $5 to download and stream

Comedy Central now offers comedy specials for $5 to download and stream

By | July 11, 2013 at 12:21 pm | One comment

After the recent release of their mobile app CC: Stand-up, Comedy Central continues to bridge the gap between comedians and their fans. Inspired by Louis C.K.’s model, starting today, Comedy Central will now enable fans to download stand-up specials for a mere $5 each through...

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Comedy Central announces ‘This is the End’ star James Franco as next roast victim

Comedy Central announces ‘This is the End’ star James Franco as next roast victim

By | July 10, 2013 at 10:02 am | 3 comments

Comedy Central will continue its 10-year tradition of roasting our favorite pop-culture icons and comedians next month when they tape the Comedy Central Roast of James Franco. "If only James Franco was a more successful, multi-hyphenated, incessant creative risk taker in...

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Anthony Jeselnik asks a mortician some pretty messed up questions (Video)

Anthony Jeselnik asks a mortician some pretty messed up questions (Video)

By | July 9, 2013 at 3:37 pm | No comments

On tonight’s season two premiere of The Jeselnik Offensive at 10:30 pm ET, comedians Amy Schumer and Jim Norton drop by. While I’m looking forward to their appearances, I’m already thrilled with the way in which Anthony Jeselnik handles tonight’s Sacred Cow segment. The...

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Drunk History premieres, Jeselnik Offensive returns for season two on Comedy Central (Videos)

Drunk History premieres, Jeselnik Offensive returns for season two on Comedy Central (Videos)

By | July 9, 2013 at 11:23 am | One comment

Tonight's a big night for your comedy television viewing pleasure. Funny Or Die's original series Drunk History will make its long awaited debut on Comedy Central at 10 pm ET. Enjoy as you watch Watch as drunk people explain historical events while famous comedians (Jack Black,...

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Watch a preview from the season finale of Inside Amy Schumer (Video)

Watch a preview from the season finale of Inside Amy Schumer (Video)

By | July 2, 2013 at 11:20 am | No comments

The first season finale of Inside Amy Schumer goes down tonight at 10:30 pm ET on Comedy Central. And yes, there will be a second season, you guys. But first, let's check out a preview from tonight's episode, wherein Amy wakes up in bed with two dudes, competes on a reality show...

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Former Comedy Central executive is developing a new sketch comedy show for NBC, nationwide talent search begins

Former Comedy Central executive is developing a new sketch comedy show for NBC, nationwide talent search begins

By | July 1, 2013 at 3:16 pm | No comments

Teaming up with former Comedy Central senior VP of original programming Lou Wallach (pictured), NBC -- the network that has housed Saturday Night Live for nearly 38 years -- is developing a second sketch comedy series. Little is known about NBC's specific plans, but it seems the...

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The Laughspin Interview with Owen Benjamin

The Laughspin Interview with Owen Benjamin

By | June 27, 2013 at 7:38 am | 2 comments

Beyond the splintered sub genres of comedians (alternative, cringe, insult et al) there still lies straight-up stand-up comedians, those who stand onstage for one reason-- to make you laugh and perhaps forget about the real world around you. Owen Benjamin is a proud part of that...

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