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Chris Rock recalls sage advice from Richard Pryor

By | April 16, 2010 at 5:06 pm | No comments

Chris Rock is a major MVP in the late guest department, and his recent appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon was up to his usual standard of excellence. When the subject of Rock producing a Richard Pryor biopic came up, Rock recalled a crude piece of advice he got from...

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Comedian Carol Leifer fired from Celebrity Apprentice

By | March 16, 2010 at 4:20 pm | No comments

The other day, we introduced you to the two comedian contestants on this season of Donald Trump's Celebrity Apprentice. Well, in one episode's time, the comic representation as been cut in half, as the Donald axed comedian Carol Leifer on Sunday. Sinbad is now the lone comedian...

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Mad Men’s Jon Hamm proves his comedic mettle on SNL

By | February 1, 2010 at 11:12 am | No comments

Funny. Really funny. Genuinely and truly funny! That’s not often said about modern Saturday Night Live, but that’s sure what we got on Saturday. Mad Men madman Jon Hamm hosted up a storm of characters and was sexy (almost) all over this week. Cutting to “clips” from his...

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Was Conan responsible for the Leno late night debacle?

By | January 29, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 5 comments

We’re not sure how many of our readers watch the Oprah Winfrey Show, even when someone like Jay Leno guests on the chat fest. So, in the event, you didn’t catch his interview yesterday with Lord Oprah, Nikki Finke over at Deadline.com has provided the entire transcript for...

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Will Jerry Seinfeld replace Conan O’Brien on Tonight Show?

By | December 17, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 58 comments

The good people of PunchlineMagazine.com do not traffic in rumors. That said, we are not above relaying trumors: speculation that sure sounds real. So we will pass along this scuttlebutt from PopEater: An NBC spokesperson denies it, but TV sources say executives at the...

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NBC announces debut date for Seinfeld’s ‘Marriage Ref’

By | December 16, 2009 at 4:25 pm | One comment

Marriage is a sacred institution between a man and a woman…and entertainers, athletes and comedians, beginning on March 14, when Marriage Ref premieres on NBC. Tom Papa will host the new series from Jerry Seinfield. On it, a panel of showbiz and sports celebs will give advice...

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Bill Bellamy: Diversifying a portfolio of comedy

By | June 16, 2008 at 3:27 am | No comments

Veteran comedian Bill Bellamy has made a profitable habit of continually reinventing himself over the last two decades. But the Last Comic Standing host has never let go of stand-up. Bill Bellamy is the Madonna of stand-up comedy. Hear us out. Like the Material Girl, the...

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