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The Onion strikes development deal with CBS

By | June 16, 2011 at 1:44 pm | One comment

Having a successful comedy career these days usually requires some engagement with – buzzword time – multiplatform media outlets for comedy content and promotion. Those might include Twitter, Facebook, online video, podcasts, CDs, DVDs, film, books, television, carrier...

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Andy Kaufman’s alter ego Tony Clifton releases concert film; watch the trailer

By | April 7, 2011 at 2:53 pm | No comments

Andy Kaufman's hilarious, but notorious alter-ego, sleazy lounge singer opener Tony Clifton is back with his very own concert film. Tony Clifton: Live on the Sunset Strip filmed last May at the world famous Comedy Store that was both shocked and amazed as audiences first were...

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Preview the new episode of Comedy Central’s SportsDome

By | January 24, 2011 at 11:29 am | No comments

As an occasional and less-than-hardcore fan of sports, I’m always thrilled to find sports shows that don’t analyze ad nauseum the mundane nuances of gameplay. Fortunately, Comedy Central's new show The Onion Sports Network's SportsDome lampoons that obsessive world of...

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The Onion's "SportsDome" coming to Comedy Central Jan. 11

By | December 16, 2010 at 12:27 pm | No comments

Finally, a sports show I can get behind. If you are an Onion fan like me and you enjoy a sport once in a while, you will want to watch Onion SportsDome. Set to premiere Jan 11 on Comedy Central at 10:30 pm est, SportsDome promises to deliver "the most intense televised sports...

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A.V Club creates comedy webseries out of ‘Found Footage’

By | September 30, 2010 at 12:07 pm | No comments

The A.V. Club (sister site of The Onion) has recently teamed up with Joe Pickett and Nick Prueher creators of The Found Footage Festival, a film fest that's exactly what it sounds like. The pair have made a name for themselves by creating movies from unintentionally hilarious...

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The Onion launches broadcast from the future on iTunes

By | July 7, 2010 at 1:02 pm | No comments

This week The Onion released the broadcast they’ve been hyping up all summer: the Onion News Network Future channel, a 12 minute news broadcast from the year 2137. This is the Onion’s first time using paid content, as the special is available via iTunes for $1.99. The...

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Comedy Central picks up Onion Sports Network series

By | April 15, 2010 at 10:23 am | No comments

Comedy Central announced that it has officially picked up The Onion Sports Network for a 10 episode season. The announcement to pick up the pilot adapted from The Onion’s popular, sports world-lampooning webseries, was made by Kent Alterman, Comedy Central’s head of original...

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Comedy Central teams with The Onion for new sports show

By | November 6, 2009 at 5:00 pm | One comment

It’s about time. Comedy Central has just announced that they’ve ordered a pilot from The Onion for a half hour series based on their Onion Sports Network web videos. According to the lovely press release, “The as-yet untitled series will take on the whole universe of...

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