• Louis C.K., Wanda Sykes, Jerry Seinfeld and more! 11 Comedians as comedians on television

    Stand-up comedians are taking over television! Comics, not all of them trained actors, are getting the opportunity to play the roles they were meant to play: comedians. The old stand-up-to-sitcom model was that maybe you’d get discovered at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal or a producer might see you headlining on the road and believe he could create an entire show around a few minutes of a

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    IFC greenlights Garfunkel & Oates comedy series

    We told you back in the spring that Garfunkel & Oates’ self-titled comedy series was one of many comedies in development at IFC. Well, we are pleased to report that the musically comedic duo’s show has been greenlit for the network’s 2014 line-up. Garfunkel & Oates will follow the pair’s “aspirations and misadventures” in their personal and professional lives. The two characters, who sing satirical and sometimes dirty songs, have

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    Garfunkel & Oates series among 11 comedies in development at IFC

    As if there commitment to producing quality comedy content wasn’t already clear (Maron, Portlandia, Comedy Bang Bang), IFC today announced it’s considering no fewer than 11 new comedy series, one of which is a pilot based on musical duo Garfunkel & Oates, aka Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci. In the scripted comedy Garfunkel & Oates, set to begin production in May, the duo would play slightly fictionalized versions of themselves

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    Brody Stevens and Garfunkel & Oates land HBO digital series (Videos)

    HBO’s web-based service HBO Go has had hours and hours of comedy specials, as well as episodes of their own original comedy programs, archived and available to stream for subscribers since its launch in 2010. Now, they’re rolling out some original digital comedies from the likes of Brody Stevens, Garfunkel & Oates and others. Debuting this week is Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!, a six-episode quasi-documentary series about the life of

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    Joe Mande, Garfunkel & Oates and more will tape half hour specials for Comedy Central

    The Comedy Central Presents half-hour special was a staple goal for many stand-up comedians. It helped bring now popular comedians, such as Dane Cook, Jim Gaffigan and Mitch Hedberg, into the mainstream. Comedy Central did not order a new season of Presents for 2012, but it will be reborn as a new series of stand-up specials called, The Half Hour. And a dozen great comics will tape specials for the

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