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Bo Burnham inks MTV pilot deal

By | May 6, 2011 at 12:38 pm | One comment

It was only a matter of time before fast-rising comedian and musician Bo Burnham would get a crack at a weekly television gig. The question was always, how and what would this multi-talented performer cook up? Today, we got our answer. MTV greenlighted Zach Stone Is Gonna Be...

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SNL’s Jason Sudeikis will host MTV Movie Awards

By | April 27, 2011 at 2:04 pm | No comments

Jason Sudeikis is no stranger to live television, which should make his next non-Saturday Night Live gig a breeze. MTV announced today that Sudeikis will be hosting the 2011 MTV Movie Awards, to air Sunday, June 5 at 9pm. He promises to be a pretty solid fit for the role: he...

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Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Day 2

By | April 23, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 2 comments

PORTLAND - Somehow, it’s still sunny in Portland. The Comedy Gods are smiling upon us, you guys. First stop for day two of Bridgetown was Lance Bangs Presents Come Laugh With Us at the Bagdad Theater. The line for this baby was around the block, because the show was packed...

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Kristen Schaal is U.S. president in the new National video

By | March 9, 2011 at 2:22 pm | No comments

There’s something about seeing comedians in music videos that just tickles me to no end. Following the New Pornographers’ “Moves” video, which featured cameos by every comedian ever, the National have just released a music video starring Kristen Schaal and Mad Men’s...

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Donald Glover promises to be drunk during MTV hosting duties

By | March 2, 2011 at 12:43 pm | No comments

Donald Glover’s a busy dude. Last week, we told you about his IAMDONALD stand-up comedy tour, kicking off in mid-April. Today, New York Magazine’s Vulture blog announced that he’ll be the first host of mtvU’s Woodie Awards, also known as MTV’s college music awards...

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Bo Burnham inks deal for MTV show pilot

By | September 8, 2010 at 12:16 pm | One comment

Bo Burnham, just back from Scotland’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, seems to have everything but free time lately. MTV has ordered a pilot for a new sitcom to be written and produced by the young comic. At the age of 20, Burnham has already toured the world, recorded a half-hour...

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The State to release long-lost album; Black, Showalter, Wain and more included

By | August 25, 2010 at 12:08 pm | One comment

Listen up, comedy nerds. Mark Sept. 14 on your calendars. That’s when the album from The State, titled Comedy For Gracious Living, that you never knew existed – or did you? -- is set for release. "It was a freeing experience because no one was watching over us, there were...

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Nick Kroll as Fabrice Fabrice crashes MTV Movie Awards

By | June 8, 2010 at 1:13 pm | No comments

Who doesn’t love hearing the words “It’s me Fabrice Fabrice, I’m the Craft services coordinator!” That’s right, Nick Kroll is back in character as Fabrice Fabrice, and this time he’s interviewing stars on the red carpet at the MTV Movie Awards. He manages to ask...

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MTV and Funny Or Die introduce Aziz Ansari in video

By | April 29, 2010 at 10:12 am | No comments

If you're reading this, you probably know that comedian Aziz Ansari will be hosting the MTV Movie Awards June 6. Also, if you you're reading this you're probably full aware of who the hell Aziz is. But listen, there may be a few little shavers out there and Bieber-aholics who...

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