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FX renews Jim Jefferies show Legit, Totally Biased, The League, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

FX renews Jim Jefferies show Legit, Totally Biased, The League, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

By | March 28, 2013 at 10:58 am | No comments

Comedian Jim Jefferies’ series Legit has been renewed for a second season, FX executives announced today as part of an overall announcement about the future of its comedy programming. The show, which follows the lives of Jefferies (as a touring comedian) and his best friend...

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Exclusive: Jim Jefferies talks fatherhood, stand-up tour, new show ‘Legit’ and more! (Audio)

Exclusive: Jim Jefferies talks fatherhood, stand-up tour, new show ‘Legit’ and more! (Audio)

By | December 26, 2012 at 1:48 pm | No comments

For the better part of the last decade, Australian born, British bred comedian Jim Jefferies has endeared himself to dedicated fans of comedy with a taste for real-life, often X-rated stories. But come Jan. 17, when his series Legit (about a comedian desperately attempting life...

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Jim Jefferies talks Fully Functional (premiering tonight) and new FX show Legit (Interview)

Jim Jefferies talks Fully Functional (premiering tonight) and new FX show Legit (Interview)

By | October 26, 2012 at 2:56 pm | No comments

I love when our readers leave their homes to support live stand-up comedy, but tonight I’m strongly suggesting you stay in, sit on your couch and watch the premiere of Jim Jefferies’ newest stand-up special Fully Functional. It’s going down at 10 pm EST on Epix. And having...

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Jim Jefferies enjoyed having a lot of random sex (Exclusive preview video)

Jim Jefferies enjoyed having a lot of random sex (Exclusive preview video)

By | October 19, 2012 at 5:25 pm | No comments

Ever since the 2009 premiere of I Swear to God, Australian comedian Jim Jefferies has endeared himself to thousands of comedy fans who love a good, honest, filthy story. On Oct. 26 at 10 pm EST, Epix will premiere his latest hour, Fully Functional, the follow-up to the masterful...

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New Lewis Black, Jim Jefferies, Kevin Smith comedy specials coming to Epix

New Lewis Black, Jim Jefferies, Kevin Smith comedy specials coming to Epix

By | June 28, 2012 at 3:00 pm | No comments

The already pro-comedy network Epix is making its commitment to the art form even more clear. This morning, they announced they're launching a monthly comedy showcase called Epix Comedy Unbound, which will air the last weekend of every month. “We are deepening our...

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It’s official: Comedian Jim Jefferies scores his own television series

It’s official: Comedian Jim Jefferies scores his own television series

By | June 6, 2012 at 2:45 pm | One comment

In October of last year, we got the great news that well-loved comedian Jim Jefferies landed a pilot deal at FX. And today, we get confirmation the network has officially ordered 13 episodes which will begin to roll out this coming January. The scripted show, Legit, stars the...

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Jim Jefferies lands “Legit” pilot deal at FX

Jim Jefferies lands “Legit” pilot deal at FX

By | October 12, 2011 at 11:22 am | 11 comments

Australian comedian Jim Jefferies has been embraced by the Stateside comedy scene for years now, having released two groundbreaking hour-long specials as well gaining tons of respect from his fellow comics. The soul-baring and many-times x-rated comic is known as one of the...

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Reader question: Has the HBO hour comedy special lost its prestige?

By | December 13, 2010 at 4:59 pm | 3 comments

[caption id="attachment_16873" align="alignright" width="200" caption="The HBO hour comedy special is still a goal for most comedians, but its no doubt lost some of its prestige over the years."][/caption] You may have noticed the “Ask us your comedy questions” graphic on...

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Comedy Central launches UK DVD label, signs Jim Jefferies

By | July 7, 2010 at 3:12 pm | No comments

Comedy Central’s British arm has formed their own DVD label, which will continue to expand Comedy Central’s relatively new presence overseas by signing and promoting UK comedians. The first two DVDs, Jim Jefferies’ Alcoholocaust and Stewart Lee’s If You Prefer a Milder...

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