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Joan Rivers gets animated for educational PBS show ‘Arthur’ (Video)

Joan Rivers gets animated for educational PBS show ‘Arthur’ (Video)

By | June 13, 2012 at 4:50 pm | No comments

Legendary comedian Joan Rivers has been traveling the country the last few weeks, promoting her newest book I Hate Everyone...Starting With Me. In addition to hitting up the traditional late-night chat shows and participating in big media interviews, Rivers will also be helping...

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Kristen Wiig, Stephen Colbert, Louis C.K., Chelsea Handler land on Time’s ‘Most Influential’ list

Kristen Wiig, Stephen Colbert, Louis C.K., Chelsea Handler land on Time’s ‘Most Influential’ list

By | April 18, 2012 at 1:21 pm | No comments

Four comedians – Louis C.K., Chelsea Handler, Kristen Wiig and Stephen Colbert – made Time’s list of The 100 Most Influential People in World, which was unveiled today. These funny types join the likes of actors and actresses (e.g. Tilda Swinton, Claire Danes), musicians...

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Louie: The Complete Second Season on Blu-ray gets a release date

Louie: The Complete Second Season on Blu-ray gets a release date

By | April 9, 2012 at 10:32 am | 4 comments

Though a suggested retail price hasn't been established yet and you can't even pre-order the set, we can tell you that 20th Century Fox will release Louie: The Complete Second Season on Blu-ray on June 19. The studio's official material, says the collection will "come with...

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PBS special will feature Jerry Seinfeld, Carol Burnett, George Lopez, Lisa Lampanelli and more

PBS special will feature Jerry Seinfeld, Carol Burnett, George Lopez, Lisa Lampanelli and more

By | July 21, 2011 at 11:38 am | No comments

Mary Tyler Moore is set to host a PBS tribute to The Ed Sullivan Show entitled Ed Sullivan’s Comedy Legends. The retrospective airs on Aug. 6 and will feature Ed Sullivan veterans such as Carol Burnett, Rich Little, Jackie Mason, Anne Meara, Carl Reiner, Joan Rivers and Jerry...

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In case you're not sick of watching Super Bowl ads…

By | February 7, 2011 at 2:22 pm | One comment

...here are two that aired last night, featuring a total of three stand-up comedy icons: Joan Rivers, Roseanne Barr and Richard Lewis. By the way, Punchline Magazine proudly uses GoDaddy.com. Snickers is a "sometimes" food,...

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Exclusive video interview: Whitney Cummings

By | August 17, 2010 at 12:10 am | No comments

We've been following the bubbling rise of Whitney Cummings' career for the last few years. An East Coast transplant living in Hollywood, she's made a name for herself writing for the ultra popular Comedy Central roasts and then getting in front of the cameras for the first time...

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Joan Rivers to Letterman: I was exiled from late night television

By | July 23, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments

Here’s a little Late Night television history lesson. There once was a man named Johnny Carson; he was the host of The Tonight Show. Joan Rivers was good buddies with him, and was his official fill-in. Rumor has it, that around that time, NBC was drawing up a list of names...

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Joan Rivers talks hecklers with Larry King

By | June 25, 2010 at 2:11 pm | No comments

I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but Joan Rivers has been everywhere recently promoting her documentary Joan Rivers: A Piece Of Work. She recently stopped by Larry King Live to discuss the film and things got pretty interesting when King asked about a particular incident...

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Greg Giraldo, Robin Quivers, more will roast Joan Rivers

By | July 14, 2009 at 3:44 pm | No comments

According to the folks over at Comedy Central, Joan Rivers is "in for a rippin.'" Boy, is she ever. With roasters like Brad Garrett, Carl Reiner, Gilbert Gottfried, Greg Giraldo, Jeffrey Ross, Lily Tomlin, Mario Cantone, Richard Belzer, Robin Quivers and Whitney Cummings, looks...

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