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Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Happyish role recast with Steve Coogan

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Happyish role recast with Steve Coogan

By | October 24, 2014 at 3:58 pm | No comments

Showtime will in fact keep its dark comedy series Happyish alive after re-casting the lead role with British actor Steve Coogan. Happyish was a hot pilot picked up for series in January but was put on hold when its star Phillip Seymour Hoffman passed away from a heroin overdose...

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Dane Cook on Tinder, Robert Downey Jr, Troublemaker and more! (Laughspin Podcast)

Dane Cook on Tinder, Robert Downey Jr, Troublemaker and more! (Laughspin Podcast)

By | October 20, 2014 at 11:54 am | No comments

Dane Cook has been in the comedy business for nearly 25 years and by his own account he’s the happiest he’s ever been— both personally and professionally. That’s one of the many things he chatted about with Laughspin editor Dylan Gadino on the latest episode of The...

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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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