• Yes, Olivia Munn is still a 'Daily Show' correspondent

    Since we broke the news of comedian Al Madrigal’s joining The Daily Show with Jon Stewart as its newest correspondent, we’ve gotten a few e-mails either asking or implying that the move no doubt means second-newest contributor Olivia Munn is no longer a part of the show. But there’s room for everyone, guys! Olivia is still very much a part of the Daily Show team even though we haven’t seen

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    Watch Al Madrigal's debut on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart

    Comedian Al Madrigal made his debut on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart last night, as Jon introduced him as the show’s new Senior Latino Correspondent. Although in the outro, Jon calls him the Senior Hispanic Correspondent. Which is it? We HAVE to know! Regardless, Al was great delivering a commentary on immigration law. Check it out. You’re going to learn a few things.

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    Comedy Central confirms Al Madrigal as new Daily Show contributor

    Comedy Central just sent out a press release officially announcing what we reported early yesterday morning– that comedian Al Madrigal is the newest contributor to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. His first appearance will go down tonight as he joins Jon in the studio for a report about immigration. We couldn’t be happier for Al, who has been one of our favorite comedians for years. Madrigal will also be

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    Exclusive: Al Madrigal is The Daily Show's newest correspondent

    Stand-up comedian Al Madrigal has joined the mighty correspondents crew of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. And we hear he’ll make his debut tonight tomorrow as he files a field piece with longtime contributer Jason Jones. His appearance comes on the heels of the announcement that he will also co-star alongside Hank Azaria, Natasha Leggero and Mo Mandel in the sitcom Free Agents, to premiere this Fall on NBC.

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    New season of John Oliver’s stand-up show promotes community in comedy world

    Stand-up fans, get ready: the second season of John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show is almost here. Premiering March 24 on Comedy Central, the show features some returning stand-up favorites as well as some newer faces. And, to promote the show, John Oliver was in town for South by Southwest with a live performance featuring four of the stand-up comedians who will take the stage this spring: Kumail Nanjiani, Brendon

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    Doug Benson, George Lopez, Dana Gould take part in “Tweet The Joke”

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    Aside from being an outlet for inane and narcissistic status updates, Twitter is a first-class outlet for stand-up comedians, whether they’re making punchy jokes or interacting with their fans. Our friends at the Improv have somewhat recently launched “Tweet The Joke,” takes that quality one step further, and adds the possibility of free stuff for everyone. Here’s how it works: a comedian — this

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    ABC developing sitcom around comedian Al Madrigal

    ABC is developing a half-hour sitcom around comedian Al Madrigal, the comedian confirmed today. “We’re in the writing phase right now,” Madrigal told Punchline Magazine. “And in the New Year, we’ll see if it becomes a pilot.” If the as-yet-untitled show hits the small screen, the series will be centered around a family’s food truck business – a food choice concept that has gotten tremendously popular in the last few

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    TBS stand-up comedy series premieres Thursday

    There’s about to be a lot more stand-up on cable TV, and it isn’t relegated to HBO or Comedy Central. Starting Nov. 19 , TBS will air The Very Funny Show, a series consisting of stand-up sets featuring headlining comics from around the country. The show will be hosted by Tim Meadows, and feature interviews with the comedians that appear. Guests will include John Mulaney, Pete Correale, Nick Thune, Al

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    Al Madrigal: Half Breed

    “Always get the name of the dog.” That’s a common refrain among journalists, a reminder that the beauty of any story is in the details. On Half Breed, Al Madrigal’s latest comedy album, the master storyteller gives you the dog’s name, address, favorite color and Social Security number. The veteran comic’s jokes unfold less like set-up-beat-punch line and more like exquisitely conjured scenes from a novel. Consider the real-life pictures

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