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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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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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