• Childrens Hospital and NTSF:SD:SUV:: renewed, also there’s a billboard controversy

    No need to worry about the fate of two favorite Adult Swim series Childrens Hospital and NTSF:SD:SUV::. Cartoon Network enjoys these bizarre shows as much as audiences and are giving them the opportunity to create even more 15-minute episodes for Adult Swim. The Rob Corddry-created Childrens Hospital will be returning next year for its fifth season and the Paul Scheer created NTSF:SD:SUV:: will be returning for its third. Surely fans

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    Rob Corddry: ‘I’m surprised Childrens Hospital is even on TV’ and more from the Creative Arts Emmys

    While audiences and nominees alike must wait until Sunday for the Primetime Emmy Awards, this past weekend’s the Creative Arts Emmys were handed out. While the awards mainly focuses on the technical and behind-the-scenes side of television, comedy actors and writers were well represented with Saturday Night Live leading the way with four awards including Jimmy Fallon’s stint as a guest host. The iconic sketch show also snagged awards for

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    Earwolf goes beyond comedy, Brian Posehn and more to debut podcasts this month

    Get ready to make space for more Earwolf podcast goodness on your iTunes subscriptions. In the past two years, Scott Auckerman (above) and the Earwolf community have been producing some of the best and most popular comedy podcasts available. And while your week may already be full of Comedy! Bang! Bang!, Who Charted? and Sklarbro Country, the Earwolf team has been working hard to be able to provide audiences with

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    Louis C.K. was stranded on a boat with his daughters over Labor Day weekend (Photo)

    While most people enjoyed their Labor Day weekend with barbecues and trips to the beach, Louis C.K. had the type of holiday most would expect based upon the life stories he tells in his act and on his show. While sailing Sunday on the Harlem River in Inwood Hill Park, New York with his two daughters, C.K.’s boat got stuck in the mud at about 2:30 pm and was unable

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    Mad Men star John Slattery joins the cast of Arrested Development

    Madison Avenue. Martinis. Suits. Nevernudes? It looks like the new season of Arrested Development is getting a Mad Man for a few episodes in the form of John Slattery, best known for his portrayal of Roger Sterling on the hit AMC show. This will not be Slaterry’s first foray into comedy, having made appearances on 30 Rock, Sex and the City and The Cleveland Show. While reps for Arrested Development

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    Did Rashida Jones really need to apologize to John Travolta?

    The most beautiful nurse in all of Pawnee, IN, Rashida Jones made a comment in a recent interview during the Celeste and Jesse Forever press tour that has been considered a rare gaffe by the loveable actress. While she and co-star Will McCormack were speaking with the website Spinning Platters, the topic of Frank Ocean — the pop star who recently came out of the closet — McCormack said, Jones

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    A few thoughts on the Del Close Marathon and the original UCB crew’s closing performance

    For 14 years, improv comedians nationwide have flocked to New York City for one weekend to celebrate the best of their craft and the founding father of long form improv, Del Close. The Del Close Marathon was started by the original members of the Upright Citizens Brigade and the 24-hour a day event continues to grow each year with an ever increasing number of talented teams from around the world

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    Robert Duchaine: ‘Offensive…And Not In A Good Way’ (Review)

    Comedian Robert Duchaine’s new album Offensive…And Not In A Good Way is a candid, blunt look inside of the mind of a veteran, workhorse comedian. A touring comic who’s a regular in rooms throughout Las Vegas, Duchaine began a career as a stand-up after realizing that the normal working world was not the place for him. And based on his off-kilter, purposely careless sense of humor, it’s easy to see

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    Watch Reggie Watts score Mike O’Brien’s fairytale on 7 Minutes in Heaven

    Saturday Night Live writer Mike O’Brien continues to get some of the funniest people in show business into his awkward, make-out closet on the web series 7 Minutes in Heaven. On the latest episode, comedian Reggie Watts stops by, — bringing along his loop machine — to answer the tough questions, as well as perform an impromptu score to a fairy tale written by O’Brien. Does O’Brien get lucky with

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    Louis C.K., Juliette Lewis and more snag Webby awards for their online comedy work

    The winners of the 16th Annual Webby Awards have been announced and while there are more than 70 categories spanning every possible area of the Internet, the world of comedy made its mark this year, receiving awards in a variety of categories including some of the highest honors. It should come as no surprise that the Webby Person of the Year was comedian Louis C.K. whose latest stand-up special was

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    Take a tour of Kathy Griffin’s new Bravo talk show set (Video)

    Comedian Kathy Griffin has an all new talk show, cleverly entitled Kathy, premiering on Bravo tomorrow night. In the video below she gives viewers a tour of the set. It seems Griffin asked set designers to recreate the aesthetic of her own house for the show. They also created a “situation room” for breaking news, though Griffin admits they have yet to use it for anything, despite being so adamant

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    Richard Pryor documentary will become a reality

    Thanks to BBC ‘Storyville’ and Showtime, a documentary about the life of late comedian Richard Pryor will finally be made. Filmmaker Marina Zenovich, who is best known for her documentary on controversial director Roman Polanski, is taking lead on the untitled film for delivery to the BBC late this year or early next year. The film, commissioned by Showtime, is expected to air on that network, as well. Showtime announced

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    Dear, NBC: Let ‘The Office’ die a dignified death

    It’s been a less-than-stellar Steve Carell-less season of The Office, and so the plans for its future continue to be a mystery– not just to audiences, but to most of those involved with the show. There have been many major changes and rumors swirling in the past six months. So let’s recap: 1. There will be a Dwight K. Shrute spin-off about life on the oft-mentioned beet farm. 2. Mindy

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    HBO really wants you to watch ‘Girls’ and ‘Veep’

    Good news for those without the luxury of expensive premium cable; HBO will be posting the premiere episodes of their two new comedy series, Girls and Veep, the day after their network debuts. The episodes will be available to audiences everywhere, including non-HBO-subscribers, on HBO.com, YouTube, DailyMotion, TV.com and multiple On Demand platforms. Girls, which premieres this Sunday, produced by Judd Apatow and was created by and stars Lena Dunham

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    Meet Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live’s newest featured player (Video)

    With the likely departure of Kristen Wigg and Abby Elliot’s status unknown after being let go from a FOX sitcom, Lorne Michaels is in need of securing a few funny ladies to round out the cast of Saturday Night Live. During the past few weeks, the brass at the iconic sketch show have been testing new performers with the possibility of joining the cast. According to Deadline, the following four

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