David Spade gets Comedy Central late night show in haunted time slot

Comedy Central will let David Spade host a late night show in their seemingly haunted 11:30 p.m. time slot. Spade will follow The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Monday through Thursday in the half-hour series. Since Stephen Colbert left Comedy Central to host The Late Show on CBS, no show has quite solidified itself at 11:30 on the comedy network. The David Spade late night show will feature the Saturday

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CBS announces Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase participants

CBS announced the 21 participants they have selected for their annual CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase. The performers will appear in six shows beginning January 15 at the El Portal Theatre in Los Angeles. The showcase has been a way for emerging talent to be seen by executives, showrunners and casting directors from CBS and other networks for over a decade. While the showcase has strived to highlight underrepresented groups,

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The American Meme: Netflix doc whitewashes meme culture (Opinion)

I have a secret. I love Vine. When Vine shut down last year, I turned to endless compilations of six-second comedy on YouTube. In the right circles, you will hear quotes like, “Stop. I could have dropped my croissant!” or, “Can I please get a waffle?” Which is probably why I was so excited for The American Meme. The Netflix documentary from director Bert Marcus came to the streaming platform last week

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