• 5 things from the Ellen DeGeneres New York Times profile you need to know

    Comedian Ellen DeGeneres is standing at a career crossroads. The 60-year-old daytime talk show host recently sat down with the New York Times to discuss the release of her new comedy special Relatable. The special will be her first in 15 years since Here and Now released on HBO. Relatable will debut on Netflix December 18. Through the profile, we discovered a revelation about the Ellen host: with her new

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    Louis C.K. runs new hour…in Paris?

    The unofficial Louis C.K. comeback tour has gone international. According to Deadline, the self-sullied stand-up performed an hourlong set at Paris’ Theatre De L’Oeuvre on November 6. His participation at the French theater’s New York comedy night is his first major comedic outing since admitting to sexually harassing five of his former female staffers last fall. The closing performance also comes on the heels of his mini-tour of New York’s

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    Zach Braff, Scrubs cast to reunite for first time at Vulture Festival

    Scrubs fans rejoice! Zach Braff and the rest of Sacred Heart Hospital’s staff are coming together at the Vulture Festival Los Angeles to talk about the medical dramedy many fans and critics felt was ahead of its time. The reunion will take place on November 17 at the famous Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel as the festival kicks off its second year. Creator Bill Lawrence and cast members Braff, Sarah Chalke, Christa Miller,

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    Bill Maher HBO special celebrates 25 years of political punditry

    Happy Anniversary Mr. Maher. Comedian Bill Maher is celebrating his 25th year as a talk show host and political pundit with his upcoming Real Time With Bill Maher: Anniversary Special, which debuts this Friday on HBO. The hour-long retrospective will take a look at Maher’s long career as a late night host of HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher and his previous show Politically Incorrect, which aired first on Comedy

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    Seth Meyers midterm election coverage will be live on Late Night

    NBC’s twilight talk show Late Night With Seth Meyers will go live on Election Night to offer the nation some “real-time commentary and analysis on the day’s consequential midterm elections,” according to the network’s official press release. Meyers, the former Saturday Night Live writer and host of Weekend Update, will air his show on Tuesday, November 6 at 12:35 a.m. ET, just hours after polls close and the majority of

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    Dan Harmon’s HarmonQuest renewed for third season

    Dan Harmon has created a new community of sorts with his improv comedy series HarmonQuest— so much so that the animated live-action sitcom was greenlit for a third season. Production will begin Fall 2018 in Los Angeles with stars Harmon, Spencer Crittenden, Erin McGathy and Jeff B. Davis all set on returning. New episodes will then air on the popular streaming service VRV in 2019. “I think I speak for

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    Jerry Seinfeld Doesn’t Play Colleges Anymore Because They Are Too PC

    Comedy legend Jerry Seinfeld has no plans to perform on college campuses in the near future because he feels that this generation of young adults are too politically correct. While appearing on ESPN’s The Colin Cowherd Show, Seinfeld told the radio host that comics are staying away from colleges on purpose. “I hear a lot of people tell me, ‘Don’t go near colleges, they’re so PC.’ Seinfeld put his thoughts

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    Finally! Sideshow Bob Will Kill Bart Simpson This Halloween!

    It took Sideshow Bob nearly three decades to accomplish but finally, he will get his chance to exact his revenge on Bart Simpson — and ultimately put an end to often trouble-making 10-year-old. Simpsons producers announced Saturday during the show’s ATX Festival panel in Austin, Texas that Sideshow Bob — the former on-screen companion to Krusty the Clown voiced by Kelsey Grammar — will kill Bart Simpson off during this

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    Seinfeld’s Jason Alexander Regrets Criticism of Heidi Swedberg, who played fiancee Susan

    There are times in life when someone says something out of turn and they wish they could have another take to get the story right. That’s what former Seinfeld star Jason Alexander tried to do today in defense of recent comments he made about a former co-star. While appearing on The Howard Stern Show yesterday, Alexander told the King of All Media that show runners of the ultra-successful sitcom killed

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    Hannibal Buress Gets Yondr To Block Cell Phones At Latest Show

    When it comes to seeing his jokes become the basis of a viral phenomenon, comedian Hannibal Buress is nothing short of a reluctant expert. In the fall of 2014, Buress’ comedy set on Bill Cosby’s rape allegations hit the internet after an audience member recorded it on their cell phone. The video footage went viral shortly thereafter, which served as a catalyst for numerous alleged female victims of Cosby to

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    The Mindy Project Lives On! Hulu Picks Up Cancelled Series for Season 4

    Rejoice, Mindy Kaling fans! Hulu announced today that it has ordered 26 new episodes of her critically acclaimed series The Mindy Project, greenlighting a fourth season and saving it from cancellation. The sitcom will join Hulu’s “Original Programming” slate and after its premiere, Hulu will have the option to order subsequent seasons. “Mindy has been a beloved member of the Hulu family, so this deal is a natural extension of

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    Bill Cosby’s Bizzare Defense Against Rape Allegations

    Sometimes, you just have to roll the hard six. At least, that’s what it seems Bill Cosby is doing in defense of his many rape allegations. In a rare appearance on Good Morning America, the former “Cosby Show” star offered up a bizzare response about his alleged sexual assaults when questioned by ABC News’ Linsey Davis. “I have been in this business 52 years,” Cosby said. “I’ve never seen anything

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    Comedy saved me at my lowest point: Project UROK founder Jenny Jaffe helps teens deal with depression, suicidal thoughts

    Comedian Jenny Jaffe’s childhood was anything but comical. During her high school years, she was diagnosed with a multitude of mental illnesses, which included her having extreme anxiety, OCD and suicidal thoughts. “It wasn’t something I talked to really anybody in my life about,” Jaffe, 24, tells Laughspin. “There was this long uphill battle. But, then the hill got less steep.” After years of therapy and pursuing her love of comedy through

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    Chris Rock Weighs in on Mayweather vs. Pacquiao For HBO Sports (Video)

    Chris Rock has worn many hats during his illustrious career: writer, producer, actor, director. But sports commentator? It maybe a new chapeau for his collection but it is one he wears very well. While being interviewed for HBO Sports recently, Chris Rock gave his take on the long awaited bout, set for May 2nd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Always open and honest about his comedy, Rock is

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    Jon Stewart Blasts The Nerd Prom a.k.a. the White House Correspondents’ Dinner (Video)

    Love him or hate him, you have to respect Jon Stewart. The stand-up comedian turned late night voice for a political generation is known for calling out news organizations, political leaders and celebrities on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show. But, with the social “perfect storm” that occurred over the weekend — namely, the “ecstasy” of the White House Correspondents Dinner and the agony of the Baltimore riots over the death

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