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Community recap: Intro to Political Science

By | February 25, 2011 at 11:21 am | 3 comments

Episode: "Intro to Political Science" This week, we’re thankfully back in the Greendale study lounge, free from the bedridden clutches of Pierce the Puppeteer. He’s fresh out of rehab (where he got a look at Tom Sizemore’s junk and HILARIOUSLY dubbed him Tom Sizeless),...

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As promised, Larry King attempts stand-up comedy (VIDEO)

By | December 21, 2010 at 3:06 pm | 5 comments

Last night on The Tonight Show, Jay Leno probed Larry King about his rumored plans to embark on a stand-up comedy tour. After minimal coaxing, the newly-retired broadcaster got up to do a few bits. He stressed that his normal act consists of storytelling. Since time was limited,...

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Nick Thune and Seinfeld writer join forces for NBC project

By | November 15, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments

It looks like rising comedian Nick Thune made a good impression with the suits at NBC after appearing as a recurring correspondent on The Jay Leno Show—not to be confused with the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Regardless, the sometimes guitar-wielding comic has joined forces...

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Russell Peters lands NBC sitcom deal

By | November 11, 2010 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments

Stand-up comedy giant Russell Peters landed a deal to work on a half-hour sitcom for NBC. The show, according to Variety, will be loosely based on Peters’ life. The comedian, who grew up in Brampton, Canada with his parents who immigrated there from India, is working with...

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How hard is Conan O'Brien laughing at Jay Leno's low ratings?

By | September 3, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments

We'll probably never know the answer to this question, seeing as Conan O'Brien isn't the type to gloat about his good fortunes (well, maybe a little). But he's got to be pleased with this morning's news that The Tonight Show with Jay Leno has registered its lowest summer...

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Video interview: Last Comic Standing winner Felipe Esparza

By | August 12, 2010 at 11:24 am | No comments

Just days after comedian Felipe Esparza took first place in NBC's Last Comic Standing, Punchline Magazine's Matthew Gill sat down with the winner in East LA to chat about Felipe's $250,000 check, how young comics should handle the craft and much more. Check it out. And to get...

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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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Jim Norton discovers 'Douche To Go' on Jay Leno's Tonight Show

By | July 22, 2010 at 3:17 pm | One comment

Hey, remember when The Jay Leno Show first premiered-- before the late night wars began? Leno employed a solid group of comedians for recurring segments-- peeps like Nick Thune and Jim Norton, guys that wouldn't normally be thought of as network friendly, even at 10...

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Louis C.K. to Jay Leno: I never got laid because of my looks

By | June 24, 2010 at 4:20 pm | One comment

Louis C.K. sat down last night with Jay Leno to, as it would seem, not to talk about his new sitcom, Louie, which premiers – with two episodes – this coming Tuesday on FX at 11 pm EST. C.K., instead, simply talked about his own life: his kids, volunteering at a public school...

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