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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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Kathy Griffin lands her own talk show

Kathy Griffin lands her own talk show

By | January 9, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 8 comments

Bravo loves Kathy Griffin. For nearly 10 years, the comedian has been a constant presence on the cable network, with stand-up specials, a reality show and hosting duties. Now Griffin’s relationship with the network will continue with her latest project, a late-night talk...

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Grammy nominations for best comedy album not as horrible as usual

Grammy nominations for best comedy album not as horrible as usual

By | December 1, 2011 at 8:30 am | 13 comments

The folks at the Grammys have had a recent history of nominating some pretty questionable albums for their Best Comedy Album category. In 2008 they gave the award to Flight of the Conchords for their 23-minute EP The Distant Future (not an album). In 2009, George Lopez's album...

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Steve Carell’s comedian interview show will premiere Jan. 26 on Showtime

Steve Carell’s comedian interview show will premiere Jan. 26 on Showtime

By | November 17, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 3 comments

It's finally happening, folks. We first heard Steve Carell and David Steinberg were working on a documentary about comedians way back in December of last year. Three months ago we found out that Showtime had picked up the project, called Laughing Stock, and that it would become...

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Video: In new stand-up special, Kathy Griffin says Marcus Bachmann “sucks c*ck”

Video: In new stand-up special, Kathy Griffin says Marcus Bachmann “sucks c*ck”

By | September 14, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 7 comments

You may remember that Kathy Griffin struck a deal earlier this year that would find the sassy-pants comedian vomiting out cranking out four new stand-up comedy specials -- one for each quarter of the year and each an hour long -- for Bravo. Well, if you're keeping track of the...

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Sarah Silverman, Ricky Gervais, Louis C.K. among headliners for New York Comedy Festival

Sarah Silverman, Ricky Gervais, Louis C.K. among headliners for New York Comedy Festival

By | August 9, 2011 at 4:00 pm | No comments

Big comedic guns Sarah Silverman, Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. are scheduled to perform at the eighth annual New York Comedy Festival, which will span both Manhattan and Brooklyn between Nov. 9 - 13. Other headliners will include Tracy Morgan, Bill Maher, Wanda Sykes, Norm...

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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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The Set List: Punchline’s weekly comedy news wrap-up, Feb. 14, 2011

By | February 14, 2011 at 3:10 pm | One comment

A comedy fan's Valentine's Day would be incomplete without a nicely packaged comedy news wrap-up. Right? Right. That's why we're gifting you with a new episode of The Set List, our weekly video series, wherein comedian Justin Schlegel lets you know what and who is going on in...

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Kathy Griffin will do stand-up comedy on Broadway

By | February 11, 2011 at 12:20 pm | One comment

Want to see some comedy on Broadway that isn’t “Spiderman”? Kathy Griffin announced yesterday that she’s performing eight stand-up comedy shows on Broadway called “Kathy Griffin Wants a Tony,” beginning March 11 and running through March 19. If I didn’t know any...

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