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Comedian Tig Notaro plans road trip documentary for Showtime (Video)

Comedian Tig Notaro plans road trip documentary for Showtime (Video)

By | July 2, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 3 comments

Tig Notaro is looking to step off the comedy club stage and into someone's living room-- or basement, rooftop, or wherever you want her to perform. It's all for her documentary set to air on Showtime. But before you get too excited about having Notaro perform stand-up while you...

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David Cross is developing a comedy series for Showtime

David Cross is developing a comedy series for Showtime

By | June 21, 2013 at 1:51 pm | No comments

Here's some great news for David Cross fans! Showtime is backing a new comedy which will be written and executive produced by Cross along with his Liberal Jew-Run Media Prods. The actor (Arrested Development, The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret) and writer (Mr....

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Watch two previews from documentary ‘Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic’

Watch two previews from documentary ‘Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic’

By | May 31, 2013 at 4:01 pm | One comment

Tonight’s the night, comedy fans. Showtime will air Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic, the long-awaited documentary about the iconic, groundbreaking comedian. To get you prepped check out a pair of stellar clips from tonight’s presentation, which goes down at 9 pm ET....

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Richard Pryor documentary ‘Omit the Logic’ will air on Showtime

Richard Pryor documentary ‘Omit the Logic’ will air on Showtime

By | April 15, 2013 at 12:46 pm | No comments

Though we’ve known the upcoming Richard Pryor documentary was set to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 23, now there’s a date when non-festival attendees can bask in the glory of the iconic comedian’s life. On Friday, May 31, Showtime will air Richard Pryor:...

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Bob Saget’s new comedy special will premiere May 10 on Showtime

Bob Saget’s new comedy special will premiere May 10 on Showtime

By | April 4, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 3 comments

It’s been six long years since Bob Saget released his first stand-up comedy special, HBO’s That Ain’t Right, but the 30-year comedy veteran and former Full House star is set to unleash his new hour of deeply dark and filthy brand of live comedy. It’s called That’s...

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Tina Fey: My daughter thinks I’m a failure (Video)

Tina Fey: My daughter thinks I’m a failure (Video)

By | February 13, 2013 at 12:04 pm | No comments

I totally forgot to tell you guys that the second season of Showtime’s Inside Comedy premiered on Monday. My forgetfulness may have something to do with my bitterness toward Showtime for not renewing the stellar Green Room with Paul Provenza, which featured a loosely-moderated...

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Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay’s first comedy special in 17 years premieres Dec. 31

Andrew ‘Dice’ Clay’s first comedy special in 17 years premieres Dec. 31

By | December 13, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments

Although Andrew 'Dice' Clay's popularity waned after his reign as one of the world's most popular comedians of the 1980s, the veteran performer has never really left the stage, as he's continued to tour clubs and theaters for years. And that's about to become clear as his...

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Showtime greenlights Lisa Kudrow comedy ‘Web Therapy’ for third season

Showtime greenlights Lisa Kudrow comedy ‘Web Therapy’ for third season

By | November 16, 2012 at 3:32 pm | No comments

From its humble beginnings in 2008 as an online show, Lisa Kudrow's Web Therapy has earned millions of fans over the last few years, thanks, in no small part, to its inclusion on Showtime's roster of original comedy programming. And because of its 21 percent increase in...

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Showtime greenlights second Larry Wilmore comedy special

Showtime greenlights second Larry Wilmore comedy special

By | October 18, 2012 at 1:01 pm | No comments

In August, Showtime aired Daily Show correspondent Larry Wilmore’s first ever comedy special, but it had a twist. Instead of delivering an hour of stand-up, Race, Religion & Sex In Utah found the longtime writer and producer on location in the unofficial Mormon capital of the...

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