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2012-06-26 06:23:56

NEW YORK, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- John Oliver is back, and he's brought some new friends for the third season of "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show," premiering on COMEDY CENTRAL on Friday, July 20 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. "The Daily Show's" favorite British correspondent has brought together some of his favorite comedians for a new season of laughs in his adopted hometown of New York City. "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show" is a weekly, hour-long series, featuring four comedians...

2012-05-09 06:25:06

NEW YORK, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Free outdoor stand-up comedy just got twice as cool. COMEDY CENTRAL Live(®) is marking its sixth consecutive year partnering with the City Parks Foundation by expanding its successful annual SummerStage comedy showcase in Central Park, adding a second free event in Brooklyn's Red Hook Park. For the first event, COMEDY CENTRAL gets political with "Indecision in the Park," which will be hosted by John Hodgman, and feature stand-up...

2012-04-03 06:24:28

NEW YORK, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul F. Tompkins returns to COMEDY CENTRAL in the world premiere of his original one-hour stand-up special, "Paul F. Tompkins: Laboring Under Delusions," debuting Saturday, April 21 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. Before achieving success as a comedian, actor, and writer, Tompkins toiled in the ranks of the common working man, and he shares some of his incredible experiences in this all-new special. Using his trademark storytelling style, Tompkins recounts his...

2011-05-25 14:30:00

HOUSTON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Using Ascot Media and Aston Publicity Groups' innovative announcement tool 'In My Own Words' (IMOW) as the vehicle in which to speak out, Flavor Flav: The Icon speaks to his fans. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110525/LA09156) The statement below was written by Flavor Flav and it may be copied, printed and announced but cannot be altered in any way without the express permission of Flavor Flav (William Jonathon Drayton, Jr.). "To all...

2011-05-17 14:10:00

NEW YORK, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Al Madrigal has been tapped by the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" to join "The Best F*&#ing News Team Ever!" Madrigal's first segment as a contributor is scheduled to air tonight, May 17 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT when he will address the topic of immigration with Jon Stewart in the studio. The New York Times calls Madrigal's comedy "dynamic" and HBO's U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in...

2011-04-19 09:35:00

NEW YORK, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL's Jokes.com and Atom.com, both divisions of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), announced today that comedians Michael Ian Black and Steve Agee will co-host "The #ComedyShow," the first-ever Tweet-based stand-up show on Jokes.com. The hour-long event, a joint venture with WitStream, takes place on Wednesday, April 20 at 2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. PT and will feature Black and Agee along with a line-up of WitStream's funniest comedians tweeting...

2011-03-30 11:10:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- He may have tiger's blood, but does he have the eye of the tiger necessary to excel at the formidable art of improv? Charlie Sheen joins the fun during the premiere week of DREW CAREY'S IMPROV-A-GANZA, a new original, primetime daily strip series that premieres Monday, April 11, 2011, at 8pm & 11pm ET/PT on GSN. Sheen will appear in the episode airing Tuesday, April 12. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110330/LA73887)...

2011-03-07 13:00:00

NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New York hearts John Oliver! COMEDY CENTRAL gives viewers a front row seat as "The Daily Show's" John Oliver invites his favorite comedian friends to his adoptive hometown for "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show." The new season, which is hosted by the brilliant Oliver, premieres on Thursday, March 24 at midnight, after "The Colbert Report." "John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show" features new stand-up from more of Oliver's favorite comedians....

2011-02-25 07:32:00

CULVER CITY, Calif., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Since its viral, homegrown launch six months ago, the Super Serious Comedy Show has earned a serious following. Held on the third Thursday of each month at Smashbox Studios in Culver City, the show draws a crowd that looks bussed in from a gallery opening or industry tete-a-tete. Smashbox Studios -- the original home to LA's Fashion Week -- is a faithful supporter of the city's art scene, and the studio's reputation attracts a...

2010-12-14 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- International hip hop and reality TV superstar, Flavor Flav, brings his very own blend of explicit vocal stylings to the dashboards of drivers across the globe with his downloadable GPS voice available now, exclusively from NavTones.com. Compatible with most Garmin and TomTom portable navigation devices, Flav's GPS voice features turn-by-turn driving directions and hilarious audio commentary to keep drivers and passengers entertained all the way...