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Russell Brand’s show canceled, another in development and he’ll tour the Middle East

Russell Brand’s show canceled, another in development and he’ll tour the Middle East

By | June 9, 2013 at 11:30 am | No comments

It's been a rocky road for Russell Brand. The most recent snag in his successful career as rabble rousing comedian is the cancellation of Brand X, his live part stand-up, part talk show program on FX. It's not all bad news, however; FX is creating a scripted show for Brand....

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FX renews W. Kamau Bell and Russell Brand shows for full 13-episode seasons

FX renews W. Kamau Bell and Russell Brand shows for full 13-episode seasons

By | November 27, 2012 at 11:32 am | One comment

Over the last few years it's become obvious that FX is not taking its comedy programming lightly. The network's latest move only reinforces their strategy, as they've announced they'll be renewing their late-night offerings Russell Brand's Brand X and Totally Biased with W....

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Westboro Baptist Church members call Russell Brand a ‘Fag Pimp’ (Video)

Westboro Baptist Church members call Russell Brand a ‘Fag Pimp’ (Video)

By | November 21, 2012 at 4:23 pm | One comment

On a recent episode of his FX series Brand X, comedian Russell Brand welcomed two members of the Westboro Baptist Church, the infamous group who protest at soldiers' funerals, enlist children to wear shirts and hold signs declaring "God hates fags," and engage in a host of other...

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Eric Idle will release ‘What About Dick?’ with Russell Brand, Eddie Izzard and more via digital download (Videos)

Eric Idle will release ‘What About Dick?’ with Russell Brand, Eddie Izzard and more via digital download (Videos)

By | October 16, 2012 at 1:30 pm | One comment

If you haven't noticed, the straight-to-download distribution model that Louis C.K. popularized late last year has caught on. And the latest to adopt the strategy is Eric Idle, legendary British comedian and member of Monty Python. On Nov. 13, his new project What About Dick?...

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Russell Brand documentary explores comedian’s past drug use (Video)

Russell Brand documentary explores comedian’s past drug use (Video)

By | August 16, 2012 at 4:39 pm | No comments

Russell Brand has been alcohol and drug free for 10 years, but, like most addicts, it’s still a daily struggle for him to remain that way. In a documentary, Russell Brand: From Addiction to Recovery, airing on BBC 3 in the UK, Brand addresses this and more. “Ten years...

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Chris Rock-produced Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell gets a premiere date

Chris Rock-produced Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell gets a premiere date

By | May 10, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 9 comments

It's official! FX has finalized the schedule for its late-night comedy series executive produced by Chris Rock and starring comedian W. Kamau Bell. Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell will premiere on Thursday, Aug. 9 at 11 pm EST. The show, which Laughspin announced in March,...

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Russell Brand will host the MTV Movie Awards

Russell Brand will host the MTV Movie Awards

By | May 10, 2012 at 12:10 pm | No comments

MTV announced today that Russell Brand will be hosting this year's MTV Movie Awards. The show will broadcast live on June 3 from the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California at 9 p.m. ET. The comedian and actor has previously hosted MTV's Video Music Awards, which...

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Russell Brand will host his own unscripted, late night talk show

Russell Brand will host his own unscripted, late night talk show

By | December 15, 2011 at 2:44 pm | No comments

UPDATE: Russell Brand has also signed a deal to develop an animated series for Fox, based loosely on his life in his 20s, according to Deadline. As you may know, Brand was a sex and drug addict in his early days. That would make for a pretty raunchy cartoon show. In the...

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Watch Katy Perry do an impression of husband Russell Brand on SNL promo

Watch Katy Perry do an impression of husband Russell Brand on SNL promo

By | December 7, 2011 at 10:14 am | 3 comments

This week, pop star and wife of comedian Russell Brand is hosting Saturday Night Live. But she's not doubling as the musical guest-- that would be too much to ask. For your pleasure, here's the promos for Saturday's showing, starring Kenan Thompson. Check out Perry's impression...

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