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Comedy Emmy wrap-up: Louis C.K., Modern Family, Daily Show among big winners (Photos)

Comedy Emmy wrap-up: Louis C.K., Modern Family, Daily Show among big winners (Photos)

By | September 24, 2012 at 12:12 am | 2 comments

Louis C.K. on Sunday snagged two of the seven Emmys for which he was nominated-- one for his critically-loved FX show Louie (Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series) and one for his self-produced, self-released stand-up comedy special Live at the Beacon Theatre (Outstanding...

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Rob Corddry: ‘I’m surprised Childrens Hospital is even on TV’ and more from the Creative Arts Emmys

Rob Corddry: ‘I’m surprised Childrens Hospital is even on TV’ and more from the Creative Arts Emmys

By | September 19, 2012 at 11:16 am | No comments

While audiences and nominees alike must wait until Sunday for the Primetime Emmy Awards, this past weekend's the Creative Arts Emmys were handed out. While the awards mainly focuses on the technical and behind-the-scenes side of television, comedy actors and writers were well...

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Louis C.K., Modern Family, Colbert Report, Daily Show rule comedy categories at Emmys

Louis C.K., Modern Family, Colbert Report, Daily Show rule comedy categories at Emmys

By | July 19, 2012 at 12:34 pm | One comment

Snagging seven -- SEVEN -- primetime Emmy nominations this morning, Louis C.K. continues his placement in the comedy world – and more recently, mainstream entertainment -- as a critical darling. C.K. scored nominations for writing and directing in the variety special...

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Watch Deschanel, Lynch, Bowen, Dern, Applegate, Plimpton, Louis-Dreyfus in an uncensored interview

Watch Deschanel, Lynch, Bowen, Dern, Applegate, Plimpton, Louis-Dreyfus in an uncensored interview

By | June 26, 2012 at 5:11 pm | One comment

What happens when you get Jane Lynch, Zooey Deschanel, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Laura Dern, Christina Applegate, Julie Bowen and Martha Plimpton together in the same room? Well if you’re the Hollywood Reporter, you get a damn slick video filled with lots of laughs and great...

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Simpsons, Family Guy, more blast TV Academy for ‘Community’ Emmy nomination

Simpsons, Family Guy, more blast TV Academy for ‘Community’ Emmy nomination

By | June 19, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments

Al Jean, executive producer of The Simpsons, addressed a letter to the Television Academy in protest of Community's Emmy nomination in the category of "Best Animated Program." Community has gained this nomination because of its special episode, "Digital Estate Planning," where...

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Louis C.K. on Dane Cook: ‘I don’t think he stole from me knowingly’

Louis C.K. on Dane Cook: ‘I don’t think he stole from me knowingly’

By | June 18, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 7 comments

Even though the episode of Louie -- wherein Louis C.K. confronts Dane Cook about the real-life controversy over whether Cook stole jokes from C.K. -- aired in August of last year, the comedy world is still talking about it. In a new interview with industry news site Deadline,...

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Jimmy Kimmel will host Emmy awards

Jimmy Kimmel will host Emmy awards

By | March 26, 2012 at 12:01 pm | No comments

Late night master Jimmy Kimmel will take the stage at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on Sept. 23 to host the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards. While this won't be the comedian’s first time hosting an awards show (he's previously hosted the American Music Awards and the ESPY...

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Kevin Hart will guest star on “Modern Family”

Kevin Hart will guest star on “Modern Family”

By | October 4, 2011 at 11:55 am | 3 comments

Fresh off the massive success of his stand-up concert film, Laugh At My Pain, Kevin Hart is set to appear in one of the most popular comedy series on television. Hart has signed on to guest star on the multiple-Emmy- winning Modern Family on ABC, Entertainment Weekly reports....

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Is there a better way to choose comedy award winners?

Is there a better way to choose comedy award winners?

By | September 21, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments

It's largely believed that awards and the bestowing of formal distinctions in arts and entertainment are largely biased, heavily political and unfair. For comedy, the high level of subjectivity in what one finds funny makes it even more difficult to establish who deserves to be...

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