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First look at Nick Di Paolo's Showtime special "Raw Nerve"

By | April 13, 2011 at 8:49 am | 2 comments

I chatted with Nick Di Paolo yesterday about a great many things-- politics, coffee (and its diuretic properties) and of course, his new (and first!?) hour-long special, Raw Nerve, premiering on Showtime April 30 at 9 pm EST. And I've said it before; I love televised comedy...

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Punchline Magazine analysis: the rise of comedian on comedian programming

By | April 4, 2011 at 11:11 am | 4 comments

Late last week, HBO dropped a teaser for their new behind-the-curtain comedy special, Talking Funny (see video below) which features such astronomically big names as Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Louis C.K. and Ricky Gervais simply sitting in a room chatting about their...

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Chappelle's Show Neal Brennan and Dov Davidoff strike Showtime sketch show deal

By | September 13, 2010 at 8:03 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_14708" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Neal Brennan"][/caption] One of the masterminds behind the ultra popular Chappelle's Show, writer Neal Brennan and comedian Dov Davidoff have inked a deal with Showtime to produce a sketch series...

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Kevin Pollak’s ‘The Littlest Suspect’ premieres July 29 on Showtime

By | July 22, 2010 at 12:07 pm | No comments

Appearing in over 60 movies (Casino, the Usual Suspects, and A Few Good Men to name a few) Kevin Pollak has had a very impressive acting career. However, Pollak is not only known for his work in drama, he’s also funny—really funny. Pollak started his career as a stand-up...

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Paul Provenza: Master of the green room

By | June 17, 2010 at 7:35 am | No comments

By Jonathan Morvay Every Thursday at 10:30 pm EST on Showtime, comedy veteran Paul Provenza welcomes a handful of the best minds in comedy to the Green Room. And now, we get to finally listen in! I had my first true green room experience recently. I was asked to perform on a...

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Watch 'Green Room with Paul Provenza' trailer from Showtime

By | May 5, 2010 at 3:13 pm | No comments

In March, we let you know that veteran comedian Paul Provenza's new show Green Room with Paul Provenza, would debut on Showtime June 10. Now, thankfully, the folks at the network have posted some video so that us anxious comedy fans can get a taste of what to expect. The show...

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Paul Provenza’s ‘Green Room’ will debut June 10 on Showtime

By | March 22, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments

In October we told you about veteran comedian and Aristocrats director Paul Provenza's new cable series. Now, we can let you know that The Green Room With Paul Provenza has officially been set to premiere June 10 on Showtime. Provenza's show will have a panel of comedians...

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Showtime’s ‘Live Nude Comedy’ comes to DVD

By | March 3, 2010 at 5:53 pm | No comments

Shannon Elizabeth, everyone’s favorite sexy foreign exchange student from American Pie, hosts six raunchy and hilarious half hour episodes of Live Nude Comedy, the Showtime series which combines stand-up comedy and burlesque (sorry: no real nudity). Elizabeth begins each...

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Paul Provenza will host new series on Showtime

By | October 9, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments

Ever wish there was a place to see comedians talk about their craft besides awkward episodes of Inside The Actors Studio (sorry, Poehler)? In 2010, Showtime is unveiling Behind The Green Room Door, a new chat series hosted by Paul Provenza that will feature different comics...

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