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Daily Show’s Samantha Bee, Jason Jones land pilot deal with TBS

Daily Show’s Samantha Bee, Jason Jones land pilot deal with TBS

By | October 28, 2014 at 3:18 pm | No comments

Longtime Daily Show with Jon Stewart favorites Samantha Bee and Jason Jones have landed a deal with TBS to write and star in an upcoming pilot based on their real-life married couple and parents-to-three-children status. "The comedy series will follow a family as they take a...

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Theo Von talks ‘Deal With It’ on TBS, selling guinea pigs, finding a wife (Laughspin Interview)

Theo Von talks ‘Deal With It’ on TBS, selling guinea pigs, finding a wife (Laughspin Interview)

By | May 14, 2014 at 10:16 am | One comment

Theo Von is the human embodiment of a small town success story. Born Theodor Capitani Vonkurnatowski in Convington, Louisiana (about 45 minutes north of New Orleans), the 34-year-old comedian began slinging jokes at a local coffee shop in 2003, driving 40 minutes just to perform...

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TBS slapped with $25,000 fine for Conan O’Brien promo

TBS slapped with $25,000 fine for Conan O’Brien promo

By | November 7, 2013 at 11:54 am | One comment

Seems like Conan O'Brien's crew is in some hot water with the FCC. Turner Broadcasting is being slapped with a hefty $25,000 fine by the Federal Communications Commission after a promotional gag for Conan last year. The promotion "used the emergency weather tones to gain...

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Pete Holmes teaches you how to do a Hannibal Buress impression (Exclusive video)

Pete Holmes teaches you how to do a Hannibal Buress impression (Exclusive video)

By | October 11, 2013 at 11:08 am | 7 comments

I sat down with Pete Holmes to discuss his upcoming talk show, The Pete Holmes Show, which premieres on Oct. 28 on TBS. We talked about "comedy cancer," living a life worth commenting on and living your dreams. Perhaps most importantly, Holmes helped me fulfill my dream of doing...

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Jimmy Pardo will co-host with Conan O’Brien for two nights

Jimmy Pardo will co-host with Conan O’Brien for two nights

By | July 16, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 3 comments

Conan O'Brien's trusted warm-up comedian Jimmy Pardo, will be stepping into the late night television spotlight tonight and tomorrow at 11 pm ET on TBS. Andy Richter, Conan’s longtime sidekick will be away filming the pilot episode for a new game show called Step Up that he's...

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Seth MacFarlane series American Dad moving to TBS

Seth MacFarlane series American Dad moving to TBS

By | July 16, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 4 comments

As many comedy fans' dreams of ABC's canceled series Happy Endings finding a home at TBS were dashed in the last few weeks, the latter network as dipped into Fox's offerings and came up with American Dad. After Seth MacFarlane's animated series ends its tenth season on Fox this...

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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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Deon Cole responds to Food Network’s firing of Paula Deen (Video)

Deon Cole responds to Food Network’s firing of Paula Deen (Video)

By | June 22, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 3 comments

The Food Network last night announced the firing of Paula Deen, one of its most popular celebrity chefs. The reason: she made some racist comments in the past and wanted to dress up black servers as slaves at a wedding she was organizing. Oops! Well, comedian Deon Cole, host of...

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Russell Brand at Just For Laughs, Chicago (Review)

Russell Brand at Just For Laughs, Chicago (Review)

By | June 13, 2013 at 4:05 pm | One comment

CHICAGO -- It was a curious choice for Russell Brand to enter the Just For Laughs headlining stage to the Oasis track "Cigarettes & Alcohol," considering that the famously sober comedian imbibes in neither. That said, his set was loaded to the gills with familiar stories...

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