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Dane Cook talks new comedy special Troublemaker, airing on Showtime this fall (Exclusive)

Dane Cook talks new comedy special Troublemaker, airing on Showtime this fall (Exclusive)

By | July 7, 2014 at 2:03 pm | No comments

It’s been four years since Dane Cook released the intimate Isolated Incident DVD, but it’s not like the veteran comedian has been lounging around. Last year, he set out on his successful Under Oath theater tour and starred as the lead voice in Disney’s Planes. Cook also...

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Sex and the City writers developing Showtime comedy about Orthodox Jewish comedian

Sex and the City writers developing Showtime comedy about Orthodox Jewish comedian

By | May 16, 2014 at 1:32 pm | One comment

Showtime is developing a new half-hour comedy series called Yank about a young man who ventures out of his ultra-orthodox Jewish community in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to pursue his dream of becoming a comedian. Yank comes from Sex and the City writers Elisa Zuritsky and Julie...

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Sarah Silverman ‘Masters of Sex’ casting total win!

Sarah Silverman ‘Masters of Sex’ casting total win!

By | April 28, 2014 at 3:39 pm | No comments

Sarah Silverman will join the cast of Showtime’s critically-acclaimed series Masters of Sex, the network announced moments ago. The one-hour drama stars Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan, who play William Masters and Virginia Johnson, who both pioneered the science of human...

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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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