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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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Roseanne developing new show for NBC, will appear on three episodes of The Office

Roseanne developing new show for NBC, will appear on three episodes of The Office

By | February 5, 2013 at 2:03 pm | No comments

With a failed television pilot and an equally unsuccessful bid for the presidency of the United States behind her, comedy icon Roseanne Barr is ready to take another stab at television stardom. Teaming up with Steven Greener, who helped helm Roseanne’s Nuts, Barr’s 2011...

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Watch Anthony Jeselnik, Wayne Brady, Seth Green previews from Comedy Central’s roast of Roseanne

Watch Anthony Jeselnik, Wayne Brady, Seth Green previews from Comedy Central’s roast of Roseanne

By | August 8, 2012 at 1:41 pm | No comments

You're no doubt well aware that Comedy Central's Roast of Roseanne premieres on Sunday at 10 pm EST. But are you aware we're all going to die? You should watch these just-released new previews from the roast, featuring Anthony Jeselnik, Wayne Brady and Seth Green. Do it before...

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We talk Mitch Hedberg, Jeff Ross, Roseanne and more on the new Laughspin Podcast (Video)

We talk Mitch Hedberg, Jeff Ross, Roseanne and more on the new Laughspin Podcast (Video)

By | August 7, 2012 at 11:14 pm | No comments

On the latest edition of the Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I chat about a great many things, including Jay Mohr's new podcast network, Comedy Central's Roast of Roseanne (airing this Sunday), the controversy surrounding comedian Jeff Ross' joke about the Aurora shooting and more....

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Watch Jeff Ross as Joe Paterno at Comedy Central’s roast of Roseanne

Watch Jeff Ross as Joe Paterno at Comedy Central’s roast of Roseanne

By | August 6, 2012 at 2:57 pm | No comments

On Saturday, Comedy Central's Roast of Roseanne taped in Los Angeles. We were there to witness all of the action (live blog here). And although there were many laughs and a handful of surprises, comedian and roast veteran Jeff Ross' arrival and performance as the late Penn State...

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Laughspin’s live blog from the Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne

Laughspin’s live blog from the Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne

By | August 3, 2012 at 9:46 pm | No comments

Just getting ready to live blog the Comedy Central Roast of Roseanne/seduce a grown up D.J. Conner. Stay tuned! Be sure to keep refreshing this page for constant updates throughout the taping tonight! 7:08 pm PST I'm upstairs in the Press Room, which up until 5 seconds ago...

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Carrie Fisher, Sharon Stone, Katey Sagal and more will roast Roseanne on Comedy Central (Video)

Carrie Fisher, Sharon Stone, Katey Sagal and more will roast Roseanne on Comedy Central (Video)

By | July 30, 2012 at 2:47 pm | No comments

UPDATE: Aug. 2 -- Comedy Central has just announced the final additions to the dais: roast veteran Gilbert Gottfried and newcomers Ellen Barkin and Wayne Brady will be on hand to poke fun of the iconic comedian. ----------------- This weekend’s highly-anticipated Comedy...

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Roseanne on why Katie Holmes divorced Tom Cruise: ‘She wants to raise Suri as an earthling’

Roseanne on why Katie Holmes divorced Tom Cruise: ‘She wants to raise Suri as an earthling’

By | July 16, 2012 at 7:00 pm | No comments

Although it won't air until Aug. 12, Roseanne has already begun pushing the Comedy Central roast in her honor. While she was shooting promos for the big night, Access Hollywood grabbed a few minutes with the comedic icon and sitcom trailblazer. Naturally, they asked her about...

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Jane Lynch tapped as roastmaster for upcoming Comedy Central roast of Roseanne

Jane Lynch tapped as roastmaster for upcoming Comedy Central roast of Roseanne

By | June 27, 2012 at 1:12 pm | One comment

Comedy Central is pairing up two of America’s fiercest comedians for the upcoming roast of Roseanne. The network announced today that award-winning comedian and actress Jane Lynch will be the Roast Master to lead the slaughter in August. “I've long fantasized of ripping...

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