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Pete Holmes Show canceled by TBS, but Conan O’Brien is still his hero: Read Pete Holmes’ letter to fans

Pete Holmes Show canceled by TBS, but Conan O’Brien is still his hero: Read Pete Holmes’ letter to fans

By | May 26, 2014 at 11:21 am | 14 comments

TBS has canceled The Pete Holmes Show. The half-hour late night talk show/sketch show hybrid with host Pete Holmes only lasted seven months and had a strong fan presence on social media, but the ratings were not where TBS wanted them to be. The Pete Holmes Show last received a...

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South By Southwest comedy, day 4: Sinbad kills it, Jim Breuer gets real and more

South By Southwest comedy, day 4: Sinbad kills it, Jim Breuer gets real and more

By | March 13, 2014 at 3:46 pm | No comments

AUSTIN – To borrow the words of the great philosopher Ice Cube, today was a good day. The story kicks off on Tuesday with some serendipitous moments only possible at an event like SXSW, where the city of Austin’s innate quirkiness morphs into something produced and promoted...

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South By Southwest comedy, day 3: Todd Barry, Iliza Shlesinger, Pete Holmes

South By Southwest comedy, day 3: Todd Barry, Iliza Shlesinger, Pete Holmes

By | March 12, 2014 at 11:14 am | No comments

AUSTIN – Day 3 of South by Southwest was tightly packed with more comedy delights. Like a really, really thick sausage that kind of sprays hot juice on you when you bite into it because the casing is so strained and taut from the vast amounts of meat inside. (Side note: I...

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Bill Cosby, Aisha Tyler, Greg Proops, many more announced for SXSW Comedy 2014

Bill Cosby, Aisha Tyler, Greg Proops, many more announced for SXSW Comedy 2014

By | February 20, 2014 at 2:44 pm | No comments

SXSW Comedy 2014 has announced its line-ups for the monster March festival. Rising stars and comedy legends will grace the stages of Austin, TX from March 8 - March 15. Funny or Die will host An Evening with Bill Cosby. The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater will bring their...

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TBS renews The Pete Holmes Show, new episodes begin after Sochi Olympics

TBS renews The Pete Holmes Show, new episodes begin after Sochi Olympics

By | January 8, 2014 at 2:32 pm | No comments

TBS has renewed The Pete Holmes Show for 13 weeks. Holmes' late night talk show enjoyed a very funny seven week run with a strong social media presence. His sketch videos and professional athlete interviews have amassed over 20 million views on YouTube and PeteHolmes.com,...

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Pete Holmes ruined John Mulaney’s marriage proposal (Video)

Pete Holmes ruined John Mulaney’s marriage proposal (Video)

By | December 3, 2013 at 2:46 pm | No comments

If you're going to propose to your girlfriend, do not involve Pete Holmes. That's the advice comedian John Mulaney gave viewers on last night's Pete Holmes Show. The former Saturday Night Live writer appeared on his good friend's show and discussed his recent engagement. Part of...

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Pete Holmes gets hosting advice from veteran Jon Stewart (Video)

Pete Holmes gets hosting advice from veteran Jon Stewart (Video)

By | October 29, 2013 at 11:20 am | No comments

Last night marked the premiere of The Pete Holmes Show on TBS. The new late-night talk show was fun, playful, and full of moments where Pete Holmes "breaks" and laughs at himself. He admitted during his opening monologue, which was more stand-up than making fun of newspaper...

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The very thorough Laughspin Interview with Pete Holmes

The very thorough Laughspin Interview with Pete Holmes

By | October 24, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 7 comments

Pete Holmes is not just a stand-up comic, but an all-encompassing comedian. Not only have you seen him perform stand-up on Comedy Central and Conan, but you've likely seen his digital shorts like Kid Farm or his Batman sketches (see below). Or you've seen shows he's written for...

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Pete Holmes teaches you how to do a Hannibal Buress impression (Exclusive video)

Pete Holmes teaches you how to do a Hannibal Buress impression (Exclusive video)

By | October 11, 2013 at 11:08 am | 7 comments

I sat down with Pete Holmes to discuss his upcoming talk show, The Pete Holmes Show, which premieres on Oct. 28 on TBS. We talked about "comedy cancer," living a life worth commenting on and living your dreams. Perhaps most importantly, Holmes helped me fulfill my dream of doing...

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