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Nick Swardson sketch show picked up for six episodes

By | May 28, 2009 at 12:12 pm | No comments

Gay Robot is finally making it to TV - albeit not as a live action series but as part of Nick Swardson's upcoming sketch comedy show. Swardson announced via his Myspace blog that his show was picked up for six episodes. It'll be my own sketch show with Gay Robot animated a part...

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Mitch Fatel, Doug Benson, more star in new G4 show

By | May 28, 2009 at 11:22 am | No comments

Some of the top working stand-up comedians in the country will be starring in G4’s new TV series, The International Sexy Ladies Show. The show will air funny and provocative TV/DVD clips of women from Spain, Russia, Japan, Italy, and more. The clips will feature...

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Matt Kirshen, more to perform on live Twitter stand-up event

By | May 28, 2009 at 10:37 am | No comments

On June 8, British standout comedian and Last Comic Standing star Matt Kirshen, along with six other comics will participate in a groundbreaking stand-up event. Twitter will debut their first comedy show in what constitutes a new form of live entertainment. The show, Twitcom...

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Comedian Lynne Koplitz pitches for Midol

By | May 26, 2009 at 12:56 pm | One comment

We'd like to think of this as yet another piece of proof that the national stand-up comedy scene is stronger than ever. It seems Midol, the over-the-counter medication that helps alleviates menstrual cramps, aches and bloating, has enlisted veteran comedian Lynne Koplitz to help...

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Comedian launches site dedicated to Ireland’s stand-up scene

By | May 26, 2009 at 11:34 am | No comments

Irish comedian Dave O’Gorman was frustrated with the lack of stand-up comedy awareness in the city of Dublin. “No matter how often I told family and friends about comedy in Dublin, very few knew there were even comedy nights in the clubs.” O’Gorman told Punchline...

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Hulu premieres original stand-up comedy

By | May 19, 2009 at 9:34 am | No comments

Hulu has signed a deal with Candor Entertainment to air Stand-Up at CandorTV on its popular online service. The program will start with the launch of six free 15-minute episodes of stand-up comedy, featuring three comics per episode. “This will be the perfect lunch break side...

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Mitch Hedberg jokes still inspiring

By | May 18, 2009 at 12:03 pm | 11 comments

By Mike Blejer To this day, Mitch Hedberg is one of the most imitated comedians around. If you’ve been to more than one open mic you’ve provably seen a comic copying his style of accented, percussive speaking; sometimes good, usually terrible. I know that for my part...

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Wanda Sykes becomes mother to twins

By | May 15, 2009 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments

Fresh off the heals of her White House Correspondants Dinner controversy, comedian Wanda Sykes has just become a parent. Her wife, Alex gave birth to the couple’s first children, son Lucas Claude and daughter Olivia on April 27. Sykes, who’s been married since 2006,...

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