• Eddie Murphy did NOT perform stand-up at the Comedy Store last night

    Despite, multiple reports implying he did Eddie Murphy did not make a return to stand-up comedy for the first time in over 25 years last night. Murphy didn’t perform at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles on Thursday night– but that didn’t stop a flurry of excited Twitter users and Web sites to report it anyway. It all started when Arsenio Hall tweeted out the following: Yo @Eddiemurphy … just went on

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    Arsenio Hall Show canceled

    Although it was renewed for a second season in February, CBS Television Distribution has changed their mind and now have canceled The Arsenio Hall Show. “Unfortunately, The Arsenio Hall Show will not return for a second season; while there are many loyal fans of the show, the series did not grow its audience enough to continue,” read a statement from CBS Television Distribution today. “Arsenio is a tremendous talent and

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    Comedian Theo Von: Brad Pitt is made of vaginas and diamonds (Video)

    Whether you’re a fan or not, you’d have to admit Brad Pitt is a force– more than human, even. Try as you might to act cool, if you ever met Mr. Angelina Jolie in person, chances are you’d poop your pants, figuratively speaking, or course. Well, comedian Theo Von recently had a run-in with with 12 Years A Slave star. As you might have guessed, Von didn’t overcome his all-too-human

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    Chris Rock, Tracy Morgan and more will honor Eddie Murphy on Spike TV

    Although comedy fans have been trying to get Eddie Murphy back on the stand-up stage for years and frowning all the way, they can’t deny the indelible mark he’s left on the world of comedy. Because of that, Comedy Central honored Murphy with the Icon trophy at last year’s first annual Comedy Awards. And now another Viacom property – Spike TV – will dedicate an entire special to the legendary

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    Arsenio Hall will return to late night television with his own show

    After almost 20 years, comedian and television personality Arsenio Hall is returning to late night television. The 56-year-old is on board with CBS TV Distribution to host a new late talk night show, which will begin airing in the fall of 2013. The show will be broadcast to at least 85 percent of American households. Arsenio is, of course, no rookie to late night. The immensely popular, two-time Emmy winning

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    When “Lopez Tonight” got axed, so did comedian Auggie Smith’s big break

    “I was supposed to be famous tonight.” Those were the words of comedian Auggie Smith, while performing at Comedy Palace, an independent comedy show ran in the upstairs room of Chinese restaurant in Los Angeles. That very night, Smith was slated to perform on Lopez Tonight as his late night television debut, but as TBS brought down the axe the day before, Auggie was bumped from the show. As the

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    PBS special will feature Jerry Seinfeld, Carol Burnett, George Lopez, Lisa Lampanelli and more

    Mary Tyler Moore is set to host a PBS tribute to The Ed Sullivan Show entitled Ed Sullivan’s Comedy Legends. The retrospective airs on Aug. 6 and will feature Ed Sullivan veterans such as Carol Burnett, Rich Little, Jackie Mason, Anne Meara, Carl Reiner, Joan Rivers and Jerry Stiller. The show will also feature next generation comedians like Joy Behar, Kathy Griffin, Arsenio Hall, Lisa Lampanelli, Richard Lewis, George Lopez,

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