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Mike Birbiglia cast in Orange is the New Black: What type of character should he play?

Mike Birbiglia cast in Orange is the New Black: What type of character should he play?

By | August 15, 2014 at 1:53 pm | One comment

News broke late yesterday that comedian Mike Birbiglia landed a recurring role on Orange is the New Black, the original Netflix dramedy – “comedy” if you’re submitting it for Emmy consideration – that has been universally heralded by critics as one of the best shows in...

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Netflix snags Bill Cosby, Chelsea Handler, Bill Burr, Jim Jefferies, Chelsea Peretti comedy specials

Netflix snags Bill Cosby, Chelsea Handler, Bill Burr, Jim Jefferies, Chelsea Peretti comedy specials

By | August 14, 2014 at 7:37 pm | One comment

Old school comedian Bill Cosby meets new-age online streaming service Netflix this November. Cosby's newest special, Bill Cosby 77, will premiere on Netflix on Friday, Nov. 28 at 12:01am PST. The legendary comedy icon filmed a brand new special in July, with new material since...

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Chelsea Handler poses topless on Instagram, calls herself a Kardashian (Photo)

Chelsea Handler poses topless on Instagram, calls herself a Kardashian (Photo)

By | August 14, 2014 at 1:02 pm | 3 comments

Chelsea Handler’s frustration with the world of celebrity has been well documented. She’s even ending her successful late night chat show Chelsea Lately, in part, because of it. She recently signed a deal with Netflix, wherein she’ll host a new talk show and film four...

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Stephen Colbert buys TheSarahPalinChannel.com, hilariously destroys Sarah Palin (Video)

Stephen Colbert buys TheSarahPalinChannel.com, hilariously destroys Sarah Palin (Video)

By | July 30, 2014 at 12:40 pm | One comment

If Sarah Palin launches her own online news channel called The Sarah Palin Channel you know that Stephen Colbert is going to have plenty to say about it. And last night on The Colbert Report, our favorite fake conservative pundit said a lot. Segueing from another story, Colbert...

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Hulu Plus snags South Park, all 244 episodes now available to stream: Watch a full episode now!

Hulu Plus snags South Park, all 244 episodes now available to stream: Watch a full episode now!

By | July 18, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 6 comments

Small but determined Hulu just made a monstrous move to attract subscribers by landing an exclusive streaming deal with the creators of Comedy Central's South Park. All 244 episodes of South Park are now available for free on Hulu-- and only on Hulu. As part of the arrangement,...

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Disney’s Frozen, Orange is the New Black mashup goes viral! Hilarious video features Elsa, Ariel, Mulan and more in women’s prison

Disney’s Frozen, Orange is the New Black mashup goes viral! Hilarious video features Elsa, Ariel, Mulan and more in women’s prison

By | July 9, 2014 at 5:03 pm | 5 comments

Since the release of Disney’s Frozen last year, the Internet has been drenched in parodies of Idina Menzel’s “Let it Go,” other alternative musical genre takes on the movie’s soundtrack and creative video mashups. But seven months after Frozen’s debut in theaters, it...

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Chelsea Handler’s Netflix talk show deal is official

Chelsea Handler’s Netflix talk show deal is official

By | June 19, 2014 at 10:06 am | One comment

Ever since she announced the ending of Chelsea Lately in April, Chelsea Handler has kept the comedy world guessing as to what her next step would be. But today Netflix announced what many have assumed—Handler will develop a new talk show for the streaming service. Starting in...

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David Wain reveals ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ prequel details on Late Night with Seth Meyers (Video)

David Wain reveals ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ prequel details on Late Night with Seth Meyers (Video)

By | June 18, 2014 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments

David Wain visited Late Night with Seth Meyers last night to promote his new movie They Came Together, which hits theaters June 27 and stars Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd. Also starring the likes of Cobie Smulders, Ed Helms and Michael Ian Black, it’s a romantic comedy that...

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‘Wet Hot American Summer’ headed to Netlfix as television series

‘Wet Hot American Summer’ headed to Netlfix as television series

By | May 23, 2014 at 4:13 pm | No comments

Wet Hot American Summer, the 2001 cult comedy classic from David Wain and Michael Showalter, is headed to Netflix in the form of a 10-episode television series. This, according to sources, who have spoken to Variety, who broke the news moments ago. If the project comes to...

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