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The ‘Girls’ season three trailer is here (Video)

The ‘Girls’ season three trailer is here (Video)

By | November 22, 2013 at 3:26 pm | No comments

Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke and and Zosia Mamet -- aka Hannah, Marnie, Jessa and Shoshanna -- are coming back to HBO for the third season of Girls. It goes down on Jan. 12 at 10 pm ET with two back-to-back episodes. And finally, we have a proper trailer. So check...

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John Oliver is leaving the Daily Show to host his own show on HBO

John Oliver is leaving the Daily Show to host his own show on HBO

By | November 14, 2013 at 4:06 pm | No comments

It was just announced that John Oliver, former fill-in host and frequent correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, will host is own weekly topical comedy series on Sunday nights on HBO. No specifics have been made as to what type of show it will be, if it will follow a...

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Check out a clip from the very intimate Sarah Silverman special We Are Miracles (Video)

Check out a clip from the very intimate Sarah Silverman special We Are Miracles (Video)

By | October 30, 2013 at 12:58 pm | No comments

I heartily hope that this is part of a growing trend: comedians filming their one-hour specials in smaller spaces rather than the typical giant theaters to which we've become accustomed. Marc Maron's recently released Thinky Pain and Doug Stanhope's newest offering Beer Hall...

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Sarah Silverman is going to star in an HBO series, maybe

Sarah Silverman is going to star in an HBO series, maybe

By | October 8, 2013 at 10:41 am | No comments

As we anxiously await HBO's Nov. 23 premiere of Sarah Silverman's first stand-up comedy special -- We Are Miracles -- in eight years, here's a bit of information that should make comedy fans smile: the veteran comedian has just inked a deal to co-star alongside Topher Grace in a...

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Season 3 of Girls, in photos set to music (Video)

Season 3 of Girls, in photos set to music (Video)

By | August 19, 2013 at 11:49 am | No comments

Want to see a bunch of photos from the set of the upcoming season of Girls, set to the song "Break Out the Boom Boom" by Robert ToTeras? Sure, you do! Here you go. You are welcome. Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin Podcast on iTunes or on SoundCloud for all the...

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Watch a season four teaser for Eastbound & Down and also a cool retrospective (Videos)

Watch a season four teaser for Eastbound & Down and also a cool retrospective (Videos)

By | August 19, 2013 at 11:34 am | No comments

As you’re likely well aware, the fourth season of Eastbound & Down is coming soon—Sept. 29, to be exact. Well, HBO just released a little teaser, which we’re lazily embedding below. Kenny Powers (and Danny McBride) would approve. Oh, and there’s this new...

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Daily Show correspondent Larry Wilmore and Issa Rae join forces for new HBO series

Daily Show correspondent Larry Wilmore and Issa Rae join forces for new HBO series

By | August 7, 2013 at 1:46 pm | No comments

Daily Show correspondent and severely underrated television writer Larry Wilmore and rising star Issa Rae are working together to co-write a comedy series for HBO. The comedy will star Rae, and similar to her popular webseries, The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, the show...

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HBO sets premiere date for Sarah Silverman comedy special

HBO sets premiere date for Sarah Silverman comedy special

By | July 25, 2013 at 5:36 pm | One comment

You may remember we reported that back in May, Sarah Silverman recorded her first stand-up comedy special in eight years. Well, today, HBO announced said comedy event, Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles will premiere on Saturday, Nov. 23. "Sarah Silverman is a fresh, fearless and...

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Win a Christopher Guest and Family Tree prize pack!

Win a Christopher Guest and Family Tree prize pack!

By | June 28, 2013 at 4:19 pm | No comments

Even more than delivering our readers excellent comedy news, interviews, videos, reviews and more, we love giving cool stuff away. And that’s what we’re doing here. The fine folks at HBO’s new Christopher Guest-created comedy series Family Tree, which finds a broken-down...

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