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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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TBS renews ‘Conan’ through 2014

TBS renews ‘Conan’ through 2014

By | February 22, 2012 at 11:34 am | No comments

Since its debut in November of 2010, Conan has re-energized thousands of late-night comedy fans who were exhausted and disillusioned from the whole Jay Leno debacle. And Conan O'Brien's network has noticed. TBS announced this morning that Conan has been renewed through 2014....

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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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Video: Andy Richter and Conan O’Brien are Newt Gingrich and wife, Callista

Video: Andy Richter and Conan O’Brien are Newt Gingrich and wife, Callista

By | January 25, 2012 at 3:22 pm | No comments

You know how when you look at Newt Gingrich, he invokes fear in you? And then when his wife Callista shows up, with her painted-on, Children Of The Corn face, you shit your pants, because you're a human with feelings and that's the only logical response to have? Well, Conan...

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Exclusive: IFC is the front-runner to acquire Marc Maron series

Exclusive: IFC is the front-runner to acquire Marc Maron series

By | November 4, 2011 at 1:58 pm | No comments

Ever since Marc Maron’s television pilot was screened at the New York Television Festival in September, a great many of you have been wondering what the status of the project is. And it’s understandable. Many pilots are created each year, and barely any of them get picked up...

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Would you welcome a George Lopez return to television?

Would you welcome a George Lopez return to television?

By | October 18, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments

Two months ago, after TBS cancelled his late night talk show, George Lopez joked, “The unemployment rate is high, and for Latinos, it just got a little higher.” But Lopez has no plans of staying in that demographic though, seeing as he's announced his partnership with...

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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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