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The Daily Show’s Larry Wilmore talks ‘Race, Religion & Sex’ (Laughspin interview)

The Daily Show’s Larry Wilmore talks ‘Race, Religion & Sex’ (Laughspin interview)

By | August 24, 2012 at 10:52 pm | 2 comments

Daily Show contributor, author, television writer and -- whether you know it or not -- hugely successful producer Larry Wilmore will debut his first comedy special Larry Wilmore’s Race, Religion & Sex in Utah Saturday on Showtime at 11 pm ET. It isn’t your typical comedy...

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Katt Williams to release his first comedy special in four years (Video preview)

Katt Williams to release his first comedy special in four years (Video preview)

By | August 18, 2012 at 10:39 am | 2 comments

Continuously embattled comedian Katt Williams has recorded a new stand-up special, Kattpocalypse, for Showtime. It will premiere on the network on Aug 24 with the DVD release scheduled for Sept. 18. Kattpocalypse will be Katt's newest hour since the release of It's Pimpin'...

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Doug Stanhope talks overpopulation, Scientology, the problem with Twitter and more (Interview)

Doug Stanhope talks overpopulation, Scientology, the problem with Twitter and more (Interview)

By | August 3, 2012 at 11:28 am | 2 comments

At this point, do you really need us to write an intro for this interview? Did you see the headline and giant photo above? Right. Doug Stanhope. If you don't know who he is and what he's done, chances are you're not reading these words right now, anyway It's enough to say this:...

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Daily Show correspondent Larry Wilmore lands comedy special for Showtime

Daily Show correspondent Larry Wilmore lands comedy special for Showtime

By | July 31, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments

Mostly known for his role as the Senior Black Correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Larry Wilmore is set to film his own comedy special for cable giant Showtime. And although Wilmore is a seasoned stand-up, the upcoming event Race, Religion & Sex -- set to air...

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The Laughspin Interview with Kevin Nealon

The Laughspin Interview with Kevin Nealon

By | July 24, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments

Depending how old you are, you may know comedian Kevin Nealon from something different. You may remember him from his appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. You may know him from his 12 year stint on Saturday Night Live. Younger folks recognize him from his principal...

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Doug Stanhope comedy special ‘Before Turning the Gun on Himself’ will debut Aug. 3 on Showtime

Doug Stanhope comedy special ‘Before Turning the Gun on Himself’ will debut Aug. 3 on Showtime

By | July 23, 2012 at 4:09 pm | No comments

Showtime has set a premiere date for Doug Stanhope's hilariously brutal Before Turning The Gun on Himself: - Friday, Aug. 3rd at 10 pm EST. The newest hour from Stanhope was released digitally in March and shot to the #1 spot on the Billboard, iTunes and Amazon comedy charts....

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Party Down star Lizzy Caplan headed to Showtime for ‘Masters of Sex’

Party Down star Lizzy Caplan headed to Showtime for ‘Masters of Sex’

By | June 12, 2012 at 10:13 am | No comments

Showtime has recruited Party Down star Lizzy Caplan for Masters of Sex, an upcoming series based on the book by Thomas Maier. Masters of Sex chronicles the lives of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, who became pioneers in the study of human sexuality in the 1960s. The...

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Richard Pryor documentary will become a reality

Richard Pryor documentary will become a reality

By | April 16, 2012 at 3:37 pm | One comment

Thanks to BBC ‘Storyville’ and Showtime, a documentary about the life of late comedian Richard Pryor will finally be made. Filmmaker Marina Zenovich, who is best known for her documentary on controversial director Roman Polanski, is taking lead on the untitled film for...

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Review: Showtime’s ‘Inside Comedy’ is a functional look at a wholly dysfunctional art

Review: Showtime’s ‘Inside Comedy’ is a functional look at a wholly dysfunctional art

By | January 18, 2012 at 1:06 pm | One comment

After watching three episodes of Showtime's new behind-the-curtain series, Inside Comedy, any rational entertainment goer will conclude, whether you like the series or not, that documentarian Ken Burns doesn't need to do a series called Comedy. The show features in-depth...

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