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2013-08-06 20:23:26

Marks 10th Anniversary November 6 - 10 With Bill Burr, Whitney Cummings, Larry David, Kathy Griffin, Jim Jefferies, Anthony Jeselnik, Bill Maher, David Steinberg, Nick Swardson And Wanda Sykes NEW YORK, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Marking its 10th anniversary November 6 - 10, the New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), in association with COMEDY CENTRAL, today announced its 2013 line-up, featuring some of the comedy industry's biggest stars performing in New York City's most...

2013-07-29 16:22:59

Utilizes Spotify's Extensive Comedy Library; App Includes Top Comedians Like Jerry Seinfeld, Louis CK and Aziz Ansari NEW YORK, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Spotify and Official Comedy announced the launch of a new app featuring the first of its kind curated comedy audio library. The Official Comedy app aggregates Spotify's extensive comedy database and offers listeners an organized assortment of entertaining programming. (Logo:...

2012-12-04 16:25:37

LAST MINUTE HOLIDAY SHOPPING: 'BE' A LIFE-CHANGING OXFAM GIFT BOSTON, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International relief and development organization Oxfam America and celebrity ambassador Aziz Ansari are reminding holiday shoppers that gift giving is a thought process that can say a lot about you and the recipient. In a commercial airing on television, Hulu, and YouTube, Ansari stresses that, "you are what you give," by 'being' a goat himself for the holidays. The spot is...

2012-10-24 11:25:13

NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NYC & Company, New York City's official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, New York Comedy Festival and Comedy Central today announced four additional free events, including bus tours, improv shows, and walking tours, during Comedy Week, November 5-11. These events will complement the Comedy Week show, which is part of the New York Comedy Festival, featuring Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, from the hit Comedy Central series Key...

2012-09-12 10:23:38

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NYC & Company, New York City's official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, New York Comedy Festival and Comedy Central today announced the second annual Comedy Week, November 5-11. On the heels of Election Night, Comedy Central's sketch-comedy duo, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, from the hit series Key & Peele will perform a free Comedy Week show as part of the weeklong celebration on Wednesday, November 7, at 8 pm at the...

2012-08-08 06:22:05

NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Comedy Festival (NYCF), in association with COMEDY CENTRAL, today announced its 2012 line-up, that will feature some of the industry's biggest stars performing in the city's most prestigious venues, including The Apollo Theater, Carnegie Hall, The Beacon Theatre, Madison Square Garden, and Town Hall, among others, from Wednesday, November 7 - Sunday, November 11. Kevin Hart returns to The Festival to become only one of a handful of...

2012-07-09 10:22:31

NEW YORK, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that comedian and Parks and Recreation star Aziz Ansari will sit down for a special edition of the SiriusXM comedy series Unmasked, recorded live at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Chelsea, New York City. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101014/NY82093LOGO ) Aziz Ansari will talk with Unmasked host Ron Bennington about his career, including Parks and Recreation, his national tour and his...

2012-05-08 10:24:37

NEW YORK, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aziz Ansari returns to COMEDY CENTRAL in the world television premiere of "Aziz Ansari: Dangerously Delicious," airing Sunday, May 20 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. In the special, filmed at The Warner Theatre in Washington DC, Ansari regales the audience with stories about his frustrations with women, the difference between a rock tour and a stand-up tour, and why he'd almost always rather hang out with his friend Brian. He takes viewers on a hilarious journey...

2012-02-08 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vimeo®, an operating business of IAC [NASDAQ: IACI], today announced its panel of judges for the 2012 Vimeo Festival + Awards. The panel consists of three judges per category across 13 categories, and includes actor and director James Franco; Parks and Recreation Star Aziz Ansari; 2012 Oscar Nominee Lucy Walker; Radiohead's Colin Greenwood; Scott Pilgrim vs. the World director Edgar Wright; snowboard superstar Travis Rice; Thierry Mugler and UNIQLO...

2012-01-30 14:33:00

MIAMI, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- South Beach Comedy Festival returns to Miami Beach Wednesday, February 29th to Saturday, March 3rd, for another laugh-filled extravaganza featuring some of the world's funniest entertainers. Now in its seventh year, the South Beach Comedy Festival, presented by Joe Boxer, continues to grow and remains the premiere comedy festival for top comedic talent and fans across the country. This year's event features Lewis Black, Donald Glover, Aziz...