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Meet Pete Davidson, Saturday Night Live’s newest addition

Meet Pete Davidson, Saturday Night Live’s newest addition

By | September 15, 2014 at 10:59 am | No comments

Comedian Pete Davidson has just become the newest member of Saturday Night Live. Hand-picked by SNL honcho Lorne Michaels to join the 40th season of the iconic sketch show, Davidson now has the opportunity to greatly build on his already growing following in the New York comedy...

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Daily Show’s Michael Che returns to Saturday Night Live as Weekend Update anchor

Daily Show’s Michael Che returns to Saturday Night Live as Weekend Update anchor

By | September 12, 2014 at 1:29 pm | No comments

Less than five months after joining The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, comedian Michael Che is leaving his correspondent post at the critically acclaimed Comedy Central show—but it’s for a very good reason. The former Saturday Night Live scribe is headed back to Midtown...

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Trailer for Jon Stewart’s first movie ‘Rosewater’ is here! (Video)

Trailer for Jon Stewart’s first movie ‘Rosewater’ is here! (Video)

By | August 28, 2014 at 4:42 pm | One comment

Jon Stewart's directorial debut Rosewater now has a trailer to go along with its recently-announced Nov. 7 release date. The film began its festival run at the Telluride Film Festival before making its way to the Toronto International Film Festival in September just as it...

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Jon Stewart’s 10-minute Ferguson, Michael Brown segment is amazing (Video)

Jon Stewart’s 10-minute Ferguson, Michael Brown segment is amazing (Video)

By | August 27, 2014 at 12:52 pm | No comments

As tensions in Ferguson, Missouri fail to wane, Jon Stewart and the writers at The Daily Show succeeded in putting the coverage of the Michael Brown shooting in great perspective. On last night’s Daily Show, Stewart opens the show congratulating Stephen Colbert and The Colbert...

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Daily Show with Jon Stewart launches podcast

Daily Show with Jon Stewart launches podcast

By | August 13, 2014 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart is coming to iTunes…without Jon Stewart. Comedy Central has launched a new podcast The Daily Show Podcast without Jon Stewart, a bi-monthly behind-the-scenes show. Each 20-30 minute episode features Daily Show writers, producers and actors...

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Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)

Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)

By | August 1, 2014 at 7:34 pm | 19 comments

In this vast, cacophonous digital age, television programming finds inspiration from Twitter feeds, Tumblr blogs, podcasts and YouTube channels. So, it’s oddly quaint that Sundance TV is about to launch a new series based on one page of a magazine (magazines are like books but...

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Jon Stewart’s directorial debut Rosewater gets November release date

Jon Stewart’s directorial debut Rosewater gets November release date

By | July 31, 2014 at 3:15 pm | No comments

Last year, Jon Stewart took his first leave of absence from hosting The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to make his directorial debut with Rosewater. The film, bought by Open Road Films, will finally see the light of day with a Nov. 7 release date. Rosewater is based on the true...

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Don Rickles will not get pooped on by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (Exclusive video)

Don Rickles will not get pooped on by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (Exclusive video)

By | May 27, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 2 comments

Iconic comedian Don Rickles will be celebrated tomorrow as Spike TV premieres One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles at 9 pm ET. Laughspin was in attendance when it was shot at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. So we know what's in store for...

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Larry Wilmore in Stephen Colbert’s timeslot: Comedy Central starts ‘Minority Report’ in January

Larry Wilmore in Stephen Colbert’s timeslot: Comedy Central starts ‘Minority Report’ in January

By | May 9, 2014 at 8:18 pm | One comment

Comedy Central just announced that Larry Wilmore, Senior Black Correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, will replace Stephen Colbert at 11:30 pm ET each night on Comedy Central with his own show called The Minority Report. Starting in January of 2015, Wilmore will host...

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