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Louis C.K. gets four Emmy noms; “Community” gets snubbed, and more

Louis C.K. gets four Emmy noms; “Community” gets snubbed, and more

By | July 14, 2011 at 2:46 pm | No comments

This year’s Emmy Awards are loaded with a slew of quality comedy nominations. Outside of frequent nominees and winners such as The Office, The Daily Show and Saturday Night Live, many not-so-mainstream comedies are getting respect this year-- most impressively Louis C.K. as...

Posted in: News, TV/Movies

Video: Did Conan O’Brien’s show steal local sketch group’s double comedian bit?

Video: Did Conan O’Brien’s show steal local sketch group’s double comedian bit?

By | July 13, 2011 at 11:10 am | 3 comments

Conan has been in reruns for the past week and a half, but the show is still in the news for a potentially ripped sketch performed right before the show's hiatus. The AV Club reports that a sketch group from Cleveland, Last Call Cleveland, alleges Conan swiped the premise for...

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Watch musical comedian J. Chris Newberg win over “America’s Got Talent” audience

Watch musical comedian J. Chris Newberg win over “America’s Got Talent” audience

By | July 13, 2011 at 10:51 am | No comments

America’s Got Talent reminds me of a coliseum in Ancient Rome, where the entire bloodthirsty audience was in attendance to see some grisly death by tiger or rhinoceros or whatever other beast happened to live in Italy at the time. They’re out for blood, not for a solid...

Posted in: Audio/Video

New South Park video game coming to Xbox

New South Park video game coming to Xbox

By | July 13, 2011 at 10:07 am | No comments

I’m dating myself, but I remember when the original South Park video game came out on Nintendo 64. That game was hard as hell. Or maybe I just gave up too quickly. Difficult to say. As frustrating as that game was, I’m optimistic about a new South Park video game venture...

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Video: Ricky Gervais shoots Star Wars scene for new show “Life’s Too Short”

Video: Ricky Gervais shoots Star Wars scene for new show “Life’s Too Short”

By | July 12, 2011 at 10:25 am | No comments

Late last month we reported that Ricky Gervais' newest project, the mockumentary, Life's Too Short was officially picked up by HBO. You can check out the official show trailer here. But for something newer, check out this sweet behind-the-scenes look at the show, wherein Gervais...

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First look at Jamie Foxx-produced sketch comedy show for Fox

First look at Jamie Foxx-produced sketch comedy show for Fox

By | July 12, 2011 at 9:11 am | No comments

Who the hell is Affion Crockett? You may not know him now, but by Aug. 14 at 9 pm EST, you should have a pretty fine idea of the dude's versatile comedic prowess. Why Aug. 14? Well, that's the night In the Flow with Affion Crockett premieres on Fox. The sketch show finds...

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Larry David: "I will do stand-up again" (Video)

By | July 11, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 3 comments

On tonight's episode of the Joy Behar Show on HLN at 10 pm EST, Larry David, Susie Essman and Jeff Garlin stop by to promote the new season of Curb Your Enthusiasm, which premiered last night on HBO. Among the many topics discussed, Behar -- a stand-up, herself -- asks David if...

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Lisa Lampanelli developing reality show for Logo network, produced by Chelsea Handler

By | July 11, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments

Comedian Lisa Lampanelli has been a busy gal. Not only has she been touring the country doing stand-up, but she's also been working on her one-woman Broadway show, which was announced last week. Today, however, we get the news that the "Queen of Mean" is also developing a new...

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Jon Stewart would make an excellent roast candidate, don’t you think?

By | July 8, 2011 at 4:06 pm | 10 comments

A few days ago Comedy Central unleashed the announcement that Charlie Sheen will be roasted in September and there has been plenty of buzz since. I recently posted about how roasts need more class, (i.e. roasting the ones we love), one can't help but think of who should be...

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