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Dave Attell’s new Showtime show combines hardcore porn and comedy

Dave Attell’s new Showtime show combines hardcore porn and comedy

By | October 18, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 10 comments

UPDATE: Oct. 19 -- 1:15 pm ET We have video! Not Safe For Work. --------------------- Devotees of early aughts Comedy Central programming have fond memories of a loud, crass man drunkenly gallivanting through strange cities and cracking wise at the seediness that...

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Fox News makes dumb points about female comedians; we respond

Fox News makes dumb points about female comedians; we respond

By | October 17, 2011 at 11:11 am | 12 comments

With the nature of beauty being so subjective, it’s not surprising to a see a story like this from a news network that approaches nothing objectively. On Oct.12, FoxNews.com published an article that laid claim to an increase in “sexiness” among the newest crop of female...

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Jane Kaczmarek joins cast of Whitney Cummings’ NBC sitcom

Jane Kaczmarek joins cast of Whitney Cummings’ NBC sitcom

By | August 12, 2011 at 1:35 pm | One comment

Even with the Sept. 22 premiere of Whitney fast approaching, execs at NBC are shuffling around castmembers on comedian Whitney Cummings' network star vehicle. And this time, it’s a big one. Former Malcolm in the Middle star Jane Kaczmarek has been tapped to play Whitney’s...

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Punchline Mag analysis: Do modern comedy roasts need more class?

By | June 6, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments

As we reported exclusively last week, Comedy Central's plans for a roast of Kid Rock this summer were cancelled. So, one can't help but wonder which pop culture icon Comedy Central will lay their sights on next. People so enjoyed the likes of Anthony Jeselnik (see below),...

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Watch four minutes of Whitney Cummings' NBC show "Whitney"

By | May 16, 2011 at 7:00 pm | 4 comments

Whitney Cummings had a huge pilot season, as two of her shows were picked up by networks. The one in which she stars, Whitney, was scooped up by NBC and will co-star comedian Chris D'Elia. Centering around the pair's live-in relationship, it takes somewhat edgy look at...

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NBC picks up Whitney Cummings sitcom, "Whitney"

By | May 11, 2011 at 9:36 pm | 14 comments

Fast-rising stand-up comedian Whitney Cummings' pilot, Whitney has been picked up for production at NBC, it was just announced at the network's upfront presentation tonight. As we reported back in January, the pilot centered around a young couple trying to balance their lives...

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Nerdist Chris Hardwick hosts Cadillac web series

By | April 6, 2011 at 8:46 am | One comment

[caption id="attachment_20437" align="aligncenter" width="485" caption="Chris Hardwick talking to a dude with a huge brain."][/caption] For years now, Cadillac has been trying to revamp their image from a company that builds cars exclusively for my grandfather to a car maker...

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Comedy Central announces Donald Trump roasters

By | March 2, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments

Donald Trump is one of the most lampoonable guys around – which is why he’ll be the subject of a Comedy Central roast, taping next week and airing on March 15. Today, the network announced the lineup of roasters who will be wittily tearing Trump a new one, and it looks to...

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We can barely keep up with Chelsea Handler and Whitney Cummings

By | January 27, 2011 at 12:01 pm | One comment

Chelsea Handler might be the busiest comedienne on television right now. Days after E! announced their order for a pop culture commentary show (executive produced by Handler) and a behind-the-scenes exploration of Chelsea Lately, NBC has just announced they’ve picked up yet...

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