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SiriusXM is launching a Just For Laughs comedy radio channel

SiriusXM is launching a Just For Laughs comedy radio channel

By | September 25, 2013 at 2:43 pm | No comments

One of the biggest and most well-reputed comedy festivals takes place just across the border in Montreal: Canada’s Just for Laughs. Unfortunately, that’s a little far and hard to get to for many folks who live down here in the US of A. Good news, though: you don’t have to...

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D.L. Hughley is developing a series for FX (Exclusive)

D.L. Hughley is developing a series for FX (Exclusive)

By | August 17, 2013 at 4:21 pm | No comments

In its ever growing enthusiasm to develop original comedy content, FX has just inked a script deal with veteran comedian D.L. Hughley. "We're doing a show on FX about me having a radio show," Hughley tells Laughspin, adding the deal was just finalized this week. And if you think...

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D.L. Hughley lands his own radio show, looking to ‘singe the envelope’

D.L. Hughley lands his own radio show, looking to ‘singe the envelope’

By | August 14, 2013 at 12:21 pm | One comment

Veteran comedian D.L. Hughley has landed a deal to host his own syndicated radio show. Simply titled The D.L. Hughley Show, the program will air live every day from 3 to 7 pm ET and will be distrubted by Reach Media, which services more than 12 million listeners. “I’m very...

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Joel McHale to Howard Stern: Chevy Chase said Richard Pryor gave him permission to use the N-word (Video)

Joel McHale to Howard Stern: Chevy Chase said Richard Pryor gave him permission to use the N-word (Video)

By | February 6, 2013 at 4:15 pm | One comment

On the eve of Community’s fourth season premiere (tomorrow at 8 pm ET on NBC!), Joel McHale visited the Howard Stern Show on SiriusXM, and revealed a great deal about Chevy Chase and the controversies surrounding his behavior on set of the cult hit— namely Chase’s use of...

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Five things we learned from Kevin Hart’s appearance on SiriusXM’s Town Hall

Five things we learned from Kevin Hart’s appearance on SiriusXM’s Town Hall

By | January 17, 2013 at 11:44 am | No comments

Stand-up comedy superstar Kevin Hart recently sat down with Sway Calloway (pictured above with Hart) for an edition of the new limited-run channel, Town Hall, on SiriusXM Radio. The two talked for an hour in front of a live audience who had the opportunity to learn a few things...

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Judd Apatow talks to Alec Baldwin about Leslie Mann’s sex scenes, Adam Sandler, more! (Audio)

Judd Apatow talks to Alec Baldwin about Leslie Mann’s sex scenes, Adam Sandler, more! (Audio)

By | January 7, 2013 at 1:38 pm | No comments

On today's episode of Alec Baldwin's podcast Here's The Thing, the 30 Rock star chats with This is 40 writer and director Judd Apatow about his wife, actress Leslie Mann's sex scenes -- "[My wife] was shooting a scene where she was making love with Jeff Goldblum and you just...

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Tig Notaro talks cancer, career, Louis C.K. and more (Audio interviews)

Tig Notaro talks cancer, career, Louis C.K. and more (Audio interviews)

By | October 9, 2012 at 4:16 pm | No comments

Due to some unfortunate circumstances surrounding her personal life, comedian Tig Notaro's profile has been on the rise the last few weeks. It's a blessing and a curse, of course. Well before she contracted pneumonia and an intestine-eating bacteria and before her mother died...

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Seth Meyers on Jay Pharoah’s impression of Obama: We should’ve impeached Fred Armisen sooner (Audio)

Seth Meyers on Jay Pharoah’s impression of Obama: We should’ve impeached Fred Armisen sooner (Audio)

By | September 25, 2012 at 1:10 pm | No comments

On a recent stop by WNYC's The Takeaway with host John Hockenberry, Saturday Night Live's head writer and host of the hugely popular Weekend Update segment, Seth Meyers dished on all things politically funny. In addition to looking back on the comedy treasure that was Sarah...

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Clear Channel launches 24-hour comedy radio

Clear Channel launches 24-hour comedy radio

By | August 14, 2012 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments

Radio Goliath Clear Channel has made a clear statement about comedy: they think it's bankable. And that's why they've just entered into the business of 24-hour comedy radio programming. In a deal announced this week, Clear Channel will now oversee the well-established upstart...

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