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Roseanne, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Russell Peters named Last Comic Standing judges

Roseanne, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Russell Peters named Last Comic Standing judges

By | March 21, 2014 at 4:49 pm | One comment

Executive producer Wanda Sykes and her team have locked up their celebrity judges and premiere date for the upcoming season of Last Comic Standing. The 13-episode eighth season premieres on May 22 for two hours at 9 pm EST, airing for one hour at 10 pm in following weeks....

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Drastic changes coming to Last Comic Standing on NBC (Exclusive)

Drastic changes coming to Last Comic Standing on NBC (Exclusive)

By | January 17, 2014 at 11:35 am | 8 comments

Back in November, we told you that NBC is bringing back Last Comic Standing and that Wanda Sykes will serve as executive producer. The news sparked much debate about whether or not this was good news or not. The stand-up comedy competition show, seen as the American Idol of...

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Oprah Winfrey will air two more Wanda Sykes comedy specials

Oprah Winfrey will air two more Wanda Sykes comedy specials

By | November 14, 2013 at 11:23 am | No comments

It's been an exciting week for Wanda Sykes. After the announcement that she will executive produce the revival of NBC's Last Comic Standing, it was announced that the comedienne will return to the Oprah Winfrey Network in January with two more Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious...

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NBC is bringing back Last Comic Standing, Wanda Sykes will be executive producer

NBC is bringing back Last Comic Standing, Wanda Sykes will be executive producer

By | November 13, 2013 at 7:00 pm | No comments

NBC is reviving their stand-up comedy competition show Last Comic Standing for an 8th season, Variety just reported. Although no host as yet been announced, the network has slated the show for a summer 2014 return. The show last aired int he summer of 2010 when comedian...

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Wanda Sykes lands comedy specials on Oprah Winfrey’s network

Wanda Sykes lands comedy specials on Oprah Winfrey’s network

By | June 7, 2013 at 4:26 pm | No comments

Comedian Wanda Sykes is back in all her glory -- not that playing the school therapist on a recent episode of The Simpsons isn't glorious -- and she's got Oprah Winfrey behind her! The veteran stand-up will host Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious, two stand-up specials airing July...

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Wanda Sykes, Ray Romano, Darrell Hammond, more join for children’s charity

Wanda Sykes, Ray Romano, Darrell Hammond, more join for children’s charity

By | October 23, 2012 at 1:11 pm | No comments

Tickets are now on sale for Garden of Laughs, a Jan. 26 stand-up comedy fundraiser at Madison Square Garden in New York City, to benefit children's charity Garden of Dreams. Wanda Sykes, Ray Romano, Darrell Hammond, Robert Klein and Adam Ferrara are scheduled to appear, with...

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Wanda Sykes will star in two gay rights themed comedy specials for Logo

Wanda Sykes will star in two gay rights themed comedy specials for Logo

By | August 17, 2012 at 11:50 am | No comments

Logo, the Viacom-owned channel that produces programming geared towards the LGBT demographic, will be debuting two one-hour specials later this year from Wanda Sykes, in which she and a roundtable of guest panelists cover the topic of gay rights as it pertains to the upcoming...

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Futurama season premiere is tonight, so you’ll want to watch this preview

Futurama season premiere is tonight, so you’ll want to watch this preview

By | June 20, 2012 at 11:14 am | No comments

In the unlikely event you don't already know, the season seven premiere of Futurama goes down tonight on Comedy Central with not one, but two back-to-back episodes starting at 10 pm ET. "The Bots and the Bees” (featuring guest star Wanda Sykes) is up first, followed by...

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Wanda Sykes: I didn’t sleep for a week after my first comedy show (Video)

Wanda Sykes: I didn’t sleep for a week after my first comedy show (Video)

By | May 11, 2012 at 10:29 am | No comments

Comedian and star of the upcoming The Hot Flashes Wanda Sykes will appear on the PBS series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. this Sunday to trace her genealogy back through the centuries. Sykes also takes the show to the roots of her stand-up career. Watch the...

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