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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.

2010-07-01 14:23:00

NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL will have a presence at San Diego Comic-Con again this year. The schedule includes: an "Ugly Americans" panel on Friday, July 23 from 10:00-11:00 a.m., a "Futurama" panel on Saturday, July 24 from 12:45-1:30 p.m.

2009-07-16 14:32:00

NEW YORK, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Sit down for stand-up! COMEDY CENTRAL presents two original specials from acclaimed director Judd Apatow ("Knocked Up" and "40 Year Old Virgin") timed to coincide with the release of his new film "Funny People," which opens in theaters nationwide July 31.

2009-04-06 11:00:00

NEW YORK, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Maria Bamford is one of the most uniquely talented comedians of her generation - master of voices and character work, a lover of pugs and a very nice lady.

2009-01-05 12:27:00

Kurt Metzger And Doug Benson Star In Two Back-To-Back Premiere Episodes "COMEDY CENTRAL Presents" 13th Season Includes An All-Star Line-Up Featuring Performances By Joe DeRosa, John Mulaney, Bo Burnham And Many, Many More NEW YORK, Jan.

2006-08-13 10:06:46

By Paul Majendie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - For stand-up comedians the Edinburgh Fringe is the toughest gig in the world, but they revel in the challenge of competing at the Olympics of Comedy.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'