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Robin Williams tribute on PBS airs Sept. 9: Watch a preview now

Robin Williams tribute on PBS airs Sept. 9: Watch a preview now

By | September 4, 2014 at 11:52 am | One comment

Robin Williams will be honored Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 9 pm ET when PBS premieres a one-hour tribute titled Robin Williams Remembered – A Pioneers of Television Special. The special will include Robin Williams’ last full-length television interview, “including...

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Marc Maron and Adam Carolla talk technology on PBS Web series ‘Everything But The News’ (Video)

Marc Maron and Adam Carolla talk technology on PBS Web series ‘Everything But The News’ (Video)

By | March 28, 2014 at 12:03 pm | No comments

The PBS original Web series Everything But The News with host Steve Goldbloom explores tech in California. Their newest episode, which launched this week on PBS's YouTube page, examines the effects of technology on the state of comedy. Goldbloom talks to podcasters Marc Maron...

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Margaret Cho joins ‘Makers’ initiative from AOL and PBS (Exclusive video)

Margaret Cho joins ‘Makers’ initiative from AOL and PBS (Exclusive video)

By | November 13, 2013 at 7:16 pm | No comments

Perhaps known for her activism as much as she's known for her comedy, it makes sense that Margaret Cho has been selected to participate in MAKERS, a multi-platform partnership between AOL and PBS. The goal of this initiative is to showcase the thousands of stories from more than...

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Fred Willard speaks out about bogus ‘lewd conduct’ arrest

Fred Willard speaks out about bogus ‘lewd conduct’ arrest

By | July 23, 2012 at 1:39 pm | One comment

You no doubt know that celebrated comedian and actor Fred Willard was arrested recently on suspicion of lewd conduct while in the audience of a Los Angeles adult movie theater. Well, for the first time since his unfortunate bust on July 18, Willard has spoken up. "Wait til u...

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Fred Willard fired from PBS show after ‘lewd conduct’ arrest

Fred Willard fired from PBS show after ‘lewd conduct’ arrest

By | July 19, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 3 comments

UPDATE: July 20 If Willard agrees to enroll in what's called an Alternative Prosecution Program, Willard will not charged for lewd conduct, according to TMZ. The course runs two weeks and would cover the laws related to Willard's alleged offense. No word on whether the...

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Watch Louis C.K. host ‘ShortCuts’ from 1999 and his film ‘Ice Cream’

Watch Louis C.K. host ‘ShortCuts’ from 1999 and his film ‘Ice Cream’

By | June 27, 2012 at 2:14 pm | One comment

In 1999, Louis C.K. hosting a show on PBS called ShortCuts, which featured indie films made by up-and-coming filmmakers. In the episode below, C.K. shows his own 1993 film Ice Cream to a trio of well-known movie critics, who are played by comedian William Stephenson, Robert...

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Joan Rivers gets animated for educational PBS show ‘Arthur’ (Video)

Joan Rivers gets animated for educational PBS show ‘Arthur’ (Video)

By | June 13, 2012 at 4:50 pm | No comments

Legendary comedian Joan Rivers has been traveling the country the last few weeks, promoting her newest book I Hate Everyone...Starting With Me. In addition to hitting up the traditional late-night chat shows and participating in big media interviews, Rivers will also be helping...

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Watch the entire two-hour Johnny Carson documentary

Watch the entire two-hour Johnny Carson documentary

By | May 15, 2012 at 9:54 pm | One comment

The documentary honoring the original late-night host Johnny Carson that aired last night on PBS is now available online. The two-hour-long film is part of the PBS series ‘American Masters,’ which offers comprehensive film biographies of the people who have formed...

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Wanda Sykes: I didn’t sleep for a week after my first comedy show (Video)

Wanda Sykes: I didn’t sleep for a week after my first comedy show (Video)

By | May 11, 2012 at 10:29 am | No comments

Comedian and star of the upcoming The Hot Flashes Wanda Sykes will appear on the PBS series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. this Sunday to trace her genealogy back through the centuries. Sykes also takes the show to the roots of her stand-up career. Watch the...

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