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Watch musical comedian J. Chris Newberg win over “America’s Got Talent” audience

Watch musical comedian J. Chris Newberg win over “America’s Got Talent” audience

By | July 13, 2011 at 10:51 am | No comments

America’s Got Talent reminds me of a coliseum in Ancient Rome, where the entire bloodthirsty audience was in attendance to see some grisly death by tiger or rhinoceros or whatever other beast happened to live in Italy at the time. They’re out for blood, not for a solid...

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Tommy Johnagin: “Stand Up Comedy 2″ (Review)

Tommy Johnagin: “Stand Up Comedy 2″ (Review)

By | July 12, 2011 at 9:23 pm | One comment

It’s no secret among my circle of friends that I gravitate towards edgy comedy. I love being punched in the gut by a barrage of vulgarity and shock à la George Carlin, Bob Saget, even Louis C.K. or Marc Maron. I want to come out of a show with my soul destroyed and my faith...

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Cedric the Entertainer to host game show, “It’s Worth What?” on NBC

By | June 13, 2011 at 4:57 pm | No comments

Anyone rushing to the patent office to protect your idea for a game show that combines Antique Roadshow with The Price Is Right, take a breather: NBC beat you to the window. Beginning July 12, comedian Cedric the Entertainer will host It’s Worth What?, “a game show,” the...

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"Good chance" Joe Rogan will return to 'Fear Factor'

By | June 3, 2011 at 12:32 pm | 7 comments

During the question-and-answer segment on his 2007 live album Shiny Happy Jihad, comedian Joe Rogan tells the audience that his time hosting the reality show Fear Factor is done. "I just want to do comedy," he says. "But I'm a whore. If they offer me more money, I'll come...

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Watch all three animated 30 Rock ‘Jack Donaghy: Executive Superhero’ episodes

Watch all three animated 30 Rock ‘Jack Donaghy: Executive Superhero’ episodes

By | June 2, 2011 at 5:20 pm | No comments

Back in April we posted the first of three animated 30 Rock shorts titled Jack Donaghy Executive Superhero. A second one came out and we never posted it. We're not perfect, folks. Never said we were. But to make up for it, here's what we'll do. We're going to post the...

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Will Roseanne Barr join Chelsea Handler’s new NBC show?

By | May 30, 2011 at 11:01 am | No comments

We’ve told you folks a lot about Chelsea Handler’s growing comedic empire, from her late night spinoffs to her pilots. It looks like another empress of comedy might be joining one of those many Handler projects. The Hollywood Reporter says that Roseanne Barr is talking with...

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Should Jimmy Fallon retire his Charlie Sheen impression?

By | May 20, 2011 at 10:27 am | One comment

In early March, Jimmy Fallon debuted his spot-on impression of Charlie Sheen. Obviously, the timing was right, as this was during the height of Sheen's public meltdown awesomeness. Since that time, Fallon has rolled out the Sheen act a few more times, notably in a mock music...

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Watch four minutes of Whitney Cummings' NBC show "Whitney"

By | May 16, 2011 at 7:00 pm | 4 comments

Whitney Cummings had a huge pilot season, as two of her shows were picked up by networks. The one in which she stars, Whitney, was scooped up by NBC and will co-star comedian Chris D'Elia. Centering around the pair's live-in relationship, it takes somewhat edgy look at...

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NBC picks up Whitney Cummings sitcom, "Whitney"

By | May 11, 2011 at 9:36 pm | 14 comments

Fast-rising stand-up comedian Whitney Cummings' pilot, Whitney has been picked up for production at NBC, it was just announced at the network's upfront presentation tonight. As we reported back in January, the pilot centered around a young couple trying to balance their lives...

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