• Nikki Glaser gets sex show on Comedy Central

    After “discovering” that sex sells, Comedy Central made a deal with recurring Inside Amy Schumer comedian Nikki Glaser. Glaser will host a weekly series Not Safe With Nikki Glaser and tape a one-hour stand-up special for the network. Not Safe With Nikki Glaser will mix sketches, social experiments and chats with comedians about sex, relationships and other taboo topics. The ten-episode first season will debut in 2016. The series could

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    Tracy Morgan’s first interview after Wal-mart crash: Teary comedian tells Matt Lauer he’ll return to comedy (Video)

    Tracy Morgan appeared on Today Monday morning for his first public interview since his deadly car accident last year. Speaking with Matt Lauer alongside his lawyer Benedict Morelli, Morgan spoke out about the June 7, 2014 crash that landed him in a coma and his recent settlement with Wal-Mart. On the morning of the accident, a Wal-Mart truck caused a multi-vehicle accident involving the comedian and his assistant Jeff Millea,

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    Amy Poehler and Tina Fey action figures? Is it Christmas tomorrow?

    Yes, Internet, it’s true. In case you missed this crime-fighting bombshell tidbit from last week’s kickass news cycle, there are now actual Tina Fey and Amy Poehler action figures. And bless them, the package even comes with a little news desk. (Kind of like Wonder Woman’s invisible jet, but more snarky and intellectual). Batteries not included, but you won’t need ’em: just seat the ladies in front a slideshow of ludicrous

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    T.J. Miller’s Gorburger Show goes to HBO

    The Gorburger Show is coming to HBO. The premium cable channel ordered a pilot of Miller’s monster-hosted Funny Or Die anti-talk show. This is HBO’s second recent web series acquisition after greenlighting Vimeo’s High Maintenance for six episodes. Miller has grown at home at HBO on their Emmy-nominated series Silicon Valley. The Gorburger Show features T.J. Miller in a furry blue monster suit who takes over a Japanese morning talk

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    Comics Unleashed host Byron Allen calls President Obama ‘white president in black face’ (Video)

    Comics Unleashed producer Byron Allen is not pleased with President Obama. Speaking with TMZ, the former stand-up comedian Allen called Barack Obama “a white president in black face.” The comments came after President Obama referred to the protesters in Baltimore as “thugs”. “Look at the numbers,” said Allen. “Black people have fallen further behind under President Obama.” He suggested that black Americans might have been better off with Mitt Romney

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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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    Louis CK’s new project I’m a Cop: He’ll write, direct and star in the feature film

    Louis C.K. will write, direct and star in a feature film I’m a Cop. It’s not the Louie star’s first time making a movie but it’s been 14 years since the comedian/actor/writer/maker-of-all-things has been behind the camera on a feature film. His last time was on the 2001 artistic disaster Pootie Tang. What’s more impressive about C.K.’s latest project is that Hollywood heavyweight Scott Rudin will produce the indie flick.

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    ‘The Simpsons’ future is decided

    The Simpsons are staying on Fox for at least another two seasons as the network announced the renewal on Monday, not like anyone was truly worried about the show’s future. Seasons 27 and 28 will push the longest-running sitcom to 625 episodes. “I’ve outlasted Letterman, Jon Stewart and ‘McDreamy,’ because I have something they don’t: a costly 200-donut-a-day addiction,” Homer Simpson commented. At this point, The Simpsons are simply an

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    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Laughter and the art of survival

    I just finished watching Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for a third time on Netflix, and I’m having some feelings about it. Namely, wow. They really did it. They managed to make a sitcom with a central premise that revolves around a victim of kidnapping and abuse. Yup, that actually happened. And the narrative is so spot-on that many elements of the show’s storyline appear to be lifted directly from a few

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    Samantha Bee exits Daily Show tonight

    Tonight will be Samantha Bee’s final night on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Bee, the most-tenured Daily Show correspondent, will depart for TBS to host her own comedy series where she will apply “her smart and satirical point of view to current and relevant issues.” Comedy Central loses yet another star talent and gains another fierce late night competitor. Samantha Bee is just one of many beloved pieces of The

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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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    Conan O’Brien’s response to Conan writer Andrés du Bouchet’s Twitter rant is perfect

    Conan O’Brien took to Twitter to respond to one of his staff writer’s public war on late night comedy. Andrés du Bouchet (@dubouchet)has been a writer for O’Brien since 2008 when the red-headed comedian was at NBC on Late Night with Conan O’Brien. du Bouchet stayed on subsequent Team Coco staffs at The Tonight Show and Conan. On his Twitter Thursday night, the writer ranted about the apparently dire state

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    TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential List: Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer, Lorne Michaels, more represent for comedy

    TIME magazine released its twelfth-annual TIME 100 today, a list of the 100 most influential people in the world. And, while many familiar names from the arenas of politics and business were featured, some of comedy’s best and brightest stars also received honorable mentions within the pages of the special issue. Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels, stand-up comedian-turned movie star Kevin Hart, Comedy Central darling Amy Schumer, comedic playwright

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    Ricky Gervais vs Rebecca Francis: Comedian calls out hunter for posing next to giraffe she killed

    Comedian Ricky Gervais is hilarious on television, in films and on stage. But when it comes to social media, he has found a greater use for online tools like Facebook and Twitter: to bring awareness to the mistreatment of wild animals. On April 13, the Derek creator and star star re-tweeted a pic of a Utah based game hunter, Rebecca Francis, lying next to a giraffe she killed on a hunting

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