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Sullivan & Son won’t return to TBS, had impressive three season run

Sullivan & Son won’t return to TBS, had impressive three season run

By | November 21, 2014 at 5:29 pm | No comments

TBS will not renew Steve Byrne's sitcom Sullivan & Son for a fourth season. Sullivan & Son averaged about 1.6 million viewers in its third season, losing more than 20% of its audience. The show from comedian Steve Byrne was one of TBS' first successful original comedies....

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Bill Burr, Aziz Ansari headline Nashville’s first annual Wild West Comedy Festival

Bill Burr, Aziz Ansari headline Nashville’s first annual Wild West Comedy Festival

By | March 7, 2014 at 11:02 am | No comments

The "Music City" is about to get a whole lot funnier. Vince Vaughn's Wild West Productions and Outback Concerts present the first annual Wild West Comedy Festival in Nashville, TN. The four-day weekend May festival will feature an impressive line-up of stand-up comedians. Aziz...

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The Laughspin Interview with Owen Benjamin

The Laughspin Interview with Owen Benjamin

By | June 27, 2013 at 7:38 am | 2 comments

Beyond the splintered sub genres of comedians (alternative, cringe, insult et al) there still lies straight-up stand-up comedians, those who stand onstage for one reason-- to make you laugh and perhaps forget about the real world around you. Owen Benjamin is a proud part of that...

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Comedian Steve Byrne sustains broken jaw, Sullivan & Son production halted for six weeks (Confirmed)

Comedian Steve Byrne sustains broken jaw, Sullivan & Son production halted for six weeks (Confirmed)

By | April 3, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments

UPDATE -- 12:35 pm ET: Laughspin can independently confirm that Byrne did get into an altercation with a cab driver, wherein he sustained a broken jaw. Production, we're told, will resume in six weeks or less. We want to wish Byrne a speedy recovery. ----- When comedian...

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Steve Byrne’s show ‘Sullivan & Son’ renewed for second season

Steve Byrne’s show ‘Sullivan & Son’ renewed for second season

By | September 5, 2012 at 11:59 am | One comment

Comedian Steve Byrne’s well-received TBS sitcom Sullivan & Son has been re-upped for a second season. Averaging more than 2.5 million viewers every Thursday at 10 pm ET, it seemed a no-brainer for the comedy-centric cable network to allow for a sophomore season. Along with...

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Will Steve Byrne and Vince Vaughn’s ‘Sullivan and Son’ be the next ‘Cheers?’

Will Steve Byrne and Vince Vaughn’s ‘Sullivan and Son’ be the next ‘Cheers?’

By | February 11, 2012 at 12:52 pm | One comment

In September we reported that TBS had inked a deal with comedian Steve Byrne and Vince Vaughn for the pair to develop a pilot called Sullivan and Son. And now, we can report that TBS has officially gave the show the green light, committing to at least 10 episodes set to premiere...

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Vince Vaughn, Steve Byrne ink deal for TBS comedy show

Vince Vaughn, Steve Byrne ink deal for TBS comedy show

By | September 30, 2011 at 2:30 pm | No comments

Looks like TBS is continuing to take its tagline, “Very funny,” very seriously. After nabbing Conan O’Brien last year and continuing to develop Tyler Perry’s many comedy projects, the cable network has ordered a new pilot from Vince Vaughn’s production company....

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New Majority Comedy Tour kicks off June 3; Iglesias, Peters, Lampanelli and Byrne to perform

By | May 13, 2011 at 5:54 pm | No comments

Tickets for the first few shows of The New Majority Comedy Tour, arguably the biggest comedy tour of the year, are now on sale. In each town the tour hits, Russell Peters, Gabriel Iglesias, Lisa Lampanelli and Steve Byrne will perform. You can snag your tickets...

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Steve Byrne: Exclusive video interview

By | July 22, 2010 at 9:10 am | No comments

By Matthew Gill and Becca Scheuer We've done something a little different here. Never before, in our nearly five years online, have we presented a video interview simultaneously with a traditional Q&A. But we've done it here. Call us crazy, call us in love with comedy; call...

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