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‘Deon Cole’s Black Box’ on TBS gets a premiere date and its first promo (Video)

‘Deon Cole’s Black Box’ on TBS gets a premiere date and its first promo (Video)

By | April 19, 2013 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments

You may already know that veteran comedian and Conan writer Deon Cole landed his own television show on TBS. Well, today is first-promo day. We’ll let Cole tell you more about his show, Deon Cole’s Black Box, premiering Monday, June 10 at 10 pm ET. Be sure to...

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Comedian Theo Von inks deal with TBS to host hidden-camera show ‘Deal with It’

Comedian Theo Von inks deal with TBS to host hidden-camera show ‘Deal with It’

By | April 17, 2013 at 3:54 pm | One comment

Comedian Theo Von, a three-time guest essayist for Laughspin, has inked a deal with TBS to host its new hidden-camera show Deal With It. The network describes the Howie Mandel-produced reality series like this: …unsuspecting members of the public will be secretly dared to...

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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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TBS renews ‘Conan’ through November of 2015

TBS renews ‘Conan’ through November of 2015

By | April 1, 2013 at 11:37 am | 3 comments

As uncertainty lingers around the futures of Jay Leno and Jimmy Fallon, late night hero Conan O’Brien has secured his role as the flagship name of TBS comedy programming. The network announced today that Coco has renewed his contract through November of 2015, guaranteeing...

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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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Tosh.0 co-creator teams up with Shaquille O’Neal to produce another comedy video show

Tosh.0 co-creator teams up with Shaquille O’Neal to produce another comedy video show

By | July 12, 2012 at 1:00 pm | No comments

TruTV is upping their programming with a new show starring Shaquille O'Neal. The retired NBA star will host Upload With Shaquille O'Neal alongside comedians Gary Owen and Godfrey-- plus a guest star each week. Much like Tosh.0, the show will feature a selection of the finest...

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TBS inks deals with ‘Conan’ writer Deon Cole and Ashton Kutcher for new shows

TBS inks deals with ‘Conan’ writer Deon Cole and Ashton Kutcher for new shows

By | May 10, 2012 at 6:15 pm | One comment

Conan O'Brien's empire is expanding! Veteran comedian and Conan writer Deon Cole has landed a deal to host Deon Cole's Black Box on TBS, home to Coco's late-night show. "[Cole] will invade America's televisions each week to provide his take on some of the most outrageous...

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Tom Papa pilot ‘Naked Truth’ for TBS will feature Bill Burr

Tom Papa pilot ‘Naked Truth’ for TBS will feature Bill Burr

By | March 20, 2012 at 9:48 pm | No comments

It was reported three days ago that Tom Papa had inked a deal with TBS to shoot a show pilot titled Naked Truth. The former host of NBC's The Marriage Ref will facilitate conversations between himself and three other comedians, Deadline reported. But we can exclusively reveal...

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The Laughspin interview with Ian Edwards

The Laughspin interview with Ian Edwards

By | March 13, 2012 at 9:40 am | No comments

Many comedians strive to make people from all sorts of backgrounds laugh, but an incredibly small percentage of them actually achieve that. Amongst them is the Ian Edwards. From six seasons on Punk'd to writing on Saturday Night Live to crushing it on stand-up stages everywhere...

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