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Jeff Ross Is 'Roastmaster General' for NBC's Last Comic Standing Tonight

Jeff Ross mentors the comics and Gilbert Gottfried is the man of The Hour as the comedians learn the art of roasting on NBC 's lively laughfest "Last Comic Standing," airing tonight, July 24 .


Related Topix: The Burn With Jeff Ross, Entertainment, Television, Jon Reep, Comedy Movies, Family, Action Movies, Cyberchase, Problem Child, Comedy

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Erie Times News

Jim Breuer returns to Jr.'s Last Laugh

Animated, ever-expressive comedian Jim Breuer is noted for his impressions of Ozzy Osbourne, Tracy Morgan, Metallica, Joe Pesci and other stars.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Comedy, Crime Movies, Half Baked, Entertainment, Television, Jim Breuer, Tracy Morgan, Metallica, Family, Kids


Victoria Jackson to speak at Reagan Day Dinner

Victoria Jackson has been a fixture in comedy for years. A regular on Saturday Night Live for six seasons and a co-star in several movies, Jackson has taken up a new role.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Victoria Jackson, Putnam County, TN, Nashville, TN

Poynter Online

New Yorker editor watches cartoons come to life on 'Late Night'

David Remnick appeared on Late Night With Seth Meyers last night for a discussion about the international tension between Russia and Ukraine, in which Remnick compared Russia's state-controlled media to a legion of Glenn Beck clones : "Imagine if Glenn Beck were appointed by the president - hard to imagine this president - but appointed by George ... (more)


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Seth Meyers, Pop/Rock, Beck, George Bush

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Fred Armisen Partners With Heineken on 'The Payphone' Social Experiment

UPDATED: The comedian called a payphone across the street from New York City's Comedy Cellar to see who would venture into the unknown.


Related Topix: Portlandia, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Fred Armisen, us Travel, North America Travel, New York City Travel, Travel, Beer, Drink


Jimmy Fallon Challenges Kate Hudson to the Ultimate Lying Competition

Welcome to the show, Kate Hudson. Here's a plate with an angry turtle in a mold for you to hold.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Jimmy Fallon


Fox Animated Shows Unveil Deep Guest Voice Lineup

Fox has announced a string of high-profile guest stars providing voices to its primetime original animated series when they return with new episodes in the fall.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Rachel Dratch, The Hangover, Parks and Recreation, Zach Galifianakis

Red Eye Chicago

Second City plans major expansion at Piper's Alley

February 1997: "Paradigm Lost" In Mick Napier's dazzling revue within a revue within a revue , Tina Fey stripped for Scott Adsit in his hotel room -- and Adsit, lacking music, turned on CNN as the soundtrack.


Related Topix: Brian Doyle-Murray, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Tina Fey, Rachel Dratch, Chicago, IL, Chicago

Video: Bleachers Perform New Single 'Rollercoaster' on Late Night

On last night's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS , music guest Bleachers performed their hit single, 'Rollercoaster' for the live studio audience.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Seth Meyers

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Disney Channel Announces August Programming Highlights

Disney Channel announces August 2014 Programming Highlights *All programming subject to change* **Episodes premiere on the Disney Junior block on Disney Channel Unless Otherwise Stated** Friday, August 1 Original Series - Episode Premiere Jake and the Never Land Pirates "Hook The Genie! / A Royal Misunderstanding" "Hook The Genie!" - Captain Hook ... (more)


Related Topix: Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Entertainment, Television, Stand by Me, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Jerry O'Connell, Celebrities, John Belushi, Sofia the First, Comedy

Martin Short returns to TV in Fox comedy Mulaney

Moments after Martin Short played second fiddle to Elliott Gould at a meet-the-press session for his new sitcom Mulaney, loosely based on the life and times of standup comedian and one-time Saturday Night Live player John Mulaney, Short huddled with a small group of scribes from his native Canada and riffed on life, love and late-night TV comedy.


Related Topix: Primetime Glick, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Martin Short, Jiminy Glick in Lalawood, Comedy Movies, Comedy


Mr. Hollywood! Aaron Tveit Is on a Quest to Find Love in Upcoming...

Your favorite Broadway bachelor is indeed heading into the New York dating scene.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Abby Elliott, Glee

New York Daily News

'Chris Gethard Show' making comedy waves

The wild show on Manhattan Neighborhood Network has seen interest from more mainstream channels, and inspires a motley crew of regulars who attend the tapings Chris Gethard, center, is getting a lot of interest from more mainstream channels, and even did a Comedy Central pilot.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Amy Poehler, Upright Citizens Brigade

Sam Smith announces new single - I'm Not The Only One

This autumn sees the release of Sam Smith's new single release 'I'm Not The Only One' taken from his multi-platinum selling album 'In The Lonely Hour' which debuted at No.1 in the UK charts and No.2 on the US Billboard Top 200 earlier this year.


Related Topix: Sam Smith, Comedy, Entertainment, Television

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"Breaking Bad," "The Good Wife" Among Television Critics Association Award Winne

AMC's Breaking Bad and the CBS drama The Good Wife were among the winners at the 2014 Television Critics Association Awards, held Saturday in Beverly Hills.


Related Topix: Veep, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Comedy, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Advertising Age

Heineken Taps Fred Armisen for 'Social Experiment'

Mr. Harris debuted last week in a new taste-focused TV campaign for Heineken Light that marks a significant new investment in the struggling brand, which had gotten very little ad support in recent years.


Related Topix: Portlandia, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Fred Armisen, Kennedy, NY, Beer, Drink


Summer Binge-Watching Guide: 30 Rock

As network television comedies go, there's never been a show like 30 Rock . There will probably never be another one like it, either.


Related Topix: 30 Rock, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Tina Fey, Jane Krakowski, Tracy Morgan

Arab Times

Theron falls flat

LOS ANGELES, July 20, : "Saturday Night Live" will celebrate its 40th season this fall, capping the long-running show's midseason with a February special.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, African-American

ABC News

GOP Seeks Jolt to Senate Race Against Dem Franken

Mike McFadden leaned his sturdy frame over the front counter of the Shady Drive Inn as the owner aired the same frustrations with political gridlock that some of her regular customers grumble about.


Related Topix: Al Franken, US News, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US Senate, Democrat, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Republican, Norm Coleman, Amy Klobuchar

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Genesee Country Express

Nasim Pedrad Talks Departing SNL for Mulaney: "At Some Point You Have to Leave"

No, we're not talking about the recently departed Brooks Wheelan , Noel Wells or John Milhiser - it's OK, no one really remembers what they did on the sketch show, either - but Nasim Pedrad , who is leaving after five years to star on former SNL writer John Mulaney 's new Fox sitcom, Mulaney .


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television