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Bill Cosby American Comedy Awards red carpet look: sweatsuit all the way! (Photo)

Bill Cosby American Comedy Awards red carpet look: sweatsuit all the way! (Photo)

By | April 27, 2014 at 10:20 pm | One comment

Bill Cosby was honored with the Johnny Carson Award for Comedic Excellence at the American Comedy Awards last night, as the ceremony was filmed at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York. The ceremony will air May 8 at 9 pm ET on NBC. And while Cosby looked dapper as he accepted...

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Last Comic Standing strike, 15 editors walk out, demand union contract with health benefits and pension

Last Comic Standing strike, 15 editors walk out, demand union contract with health benefits and pension

By | April 21, 2014 at 5:08 pm | One comment

Last Comic Standing will make it’s triumphant return May 22 on NBC— unless, of course, an editors strike totally derails the network’s plans. Deadline.com is reporting that approximately 15 editors and assistant editors walked off the job today, part of a strike...

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Watch: NBC’s Last Comic Standing first preview features JB Smoove and comedians you should know

Watch: NBC’s Last Comic Standing first preview features JB Smoove and comedians you should know

By | April 15, 2014 at 6:49 pm | No comments

NBC's Last Comic Standing is slotted to return for its ninth season next month with new hosts, new judges and a new format. And the first teaser trailer  was just released! Executive producer Wanda Sykes has taken hold of the twice-cancelled stand-up comedy competition show....

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Tim Meadows and Nick Thune cast in NBC comedy pilots

Tim Meadows and Nick Thune cast in NBC comedy pilots

By | February 25, 2014 at 9:52 am | No comments

Several comedians have been cast in promising NBC comedy pilots. Nick Thune will play the male lead opposite Orange Is The New Black star Natasha Lyonne in the Amy Poehler-produced Old Soul. Thune will play the roommate and friend of Nadia (Lyonne), a former wild child who has a...

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Jimmy Fallon kicks off Tonight Show with humility, sincerity and a few laughs (Video)

Jimmy Fallon kicks off Tonight Show with humility, sincerity and a few laughs (Video)

By | February 18, 2014 at 11:55 am | No comments

Last night Jimmy Fallon made television history as he began his job as the sixth host of The Tonight Show. Decked in a gray suit and dark-blue tie, the former Late Night host took to the New York City studio’s stage and delivered an incredibly humble, sincere intro. He...

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Will Mary-Louise Parker become NBC’s next comedy star?

Will Mary-Louise Parker become NBC’s next comedy star?

By | February 14, 2014 at 2:45 pm | No comments

In their never-ending quest to score a comedy that gets more than 3 million viewers on the regular, NBC is aggressively courting former Weeds star Mary-Louise Parker. She’s close to signing on for Feed Me, a single-camera pilot on which she would star as Ellen, an accountant...

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NBC cancels Michael J. Fox Show, Sean Hayes shows

NBC cancels Michael J. Fox Show, Sean Hayes shows

By | February 6, 2014 at 11:14 pm | No comments

NBC seems to be struggling in their continuous efforts to add another smash comedy to their line-up, where the critically-acclaimed Parks & Recreation seems to be the only real winner. The Peacock Network has now cancelled two of their freshmen comedies, The Michael J. Fox Show...

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Bill Cosby is returning to television with a new family comedy series

Bill Cosby is returning to television with a new family comedy series

By | January 22, 2014 at 3:00 pm | No comments

It’s official. Bill Cosby, the iconic comedian who revolutionized the family sitcom with The Cosby Show from 1984 to 1994, is returning to television. Late last year he revealed he was working on multiple new projects. And one of those projects is happening at his former...

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Former Office star Craig Robinson lands his own series on NBC

Former Office star Craig Robinson lands his own series on NBC

By | January 6, 2014 at 4:14 pm | No comments

It seems the network who helped make Darryl Philbin one of the most entertaining supporting characters in modern television history, has a lot of faith in Craig Robinson, the real-life comedian who embodied the warehouse foreman of Dunder Mifflin. The former Office star will...

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