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2011-08-02 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's #SnarkWeek on COMEDY CENTRAL and CC.com/standup. This week the network will air its snarkiest programs, culminating with the "Jaws"-dropping premiere of "Michael Ian Black: Very Famous," on Saturday, August 6, at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. During all-new episodes of "Jon Benjamin Has a Van," "Futurama," "Ugly Americans," "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," and "The Colbert Report" and this week's Friday Night Stand-Up, viewers can catch interstitials of...

2011-07-20 14:15:00

NEW YORK, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A-ha! Michael Ian Black does not miss an opportunity to be hilarious in the World Premiere of the one hour Stand-Up Special "Michael Ian Black: Very Famous," debuting Saturday, August 6 at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on COMEDY CENTRAL. Filmed at The Trocadero Theater in Philadelphia, Black expresses the irony in being an accomplished and well-known comedian who strangers constantly find unamusing. Being considered a famous comedian (yet simultaneously...

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...

2010-06-10 07:00:00

NEW YORK, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- My Damn Channel, the award-winning entertainment studio and distributor of comedy and music series, today announced the launch of its custom app on Boxee, breakthrough software to bring entertainment from the Internet to the TV. To celebrate its arrival into the living rooms of more than 1,000,000 Boxee users, My Damn Channel and actor/writer/director David Wain are premiering an exclusive new episode of their long-running, hit comedy series Wainy Days...

2009-07-28 10:22:00

NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Twitter Michael Ian Black! Chat Up Michael Showalter! Live Twitter "Town Hall" begins at 9:30pm ET as Black and Showalter from "Michael & Michael Have Issues" pre-tweet and encourage viewers to Twitter their questions and funniest show commentary before, during and after the show. The new episode of "Michael & Michael Have Issues" debuts at 10:30pm ET/PT. Commentaries from Twitter-users will be featured along with the Michaels' own commentary,...

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2009-07-13 20:25:02

Wet Hot American Summer co-stars Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter are to headline Michael & Michael Have Issues, Comedy Central said. The 7-episode TV series, which casts the longtime comedic partners as the hosts of their own fictitious sketch show, is to debut Wednesday. Behind the scenes of the show-within-a-show, viewers will get a first-hand look at issues, both big -- in an attempt to broaden their appeal, the guys turn their show into a frat house spectacle -- and small --...

2009-07-13 11:17:00

NEW YORK, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- BFF's or worst enemies? Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter banter and bicker in their new COMEDY CENTRAL series "Michael & Michael Have Issues" debuting Wednesday, July 15 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. "Michael & Michael Have Issues" stars Black and Showalter in a new twist on narrative and sketch comedies that features the long-time comedic partners as the hosts of their own fictitious sketch show. In the seven episode series, sketches will be...

2009-06-22 11:02:00

Follow Comedians Michael Showalter And Michael Ian Black As They Blog, Tweet and Get On Each Other's Nerves - Video Included "Michael & Michael Have Issues" Debuts On COMEDY CENTRAL On Wednesday, July 15 To Log On Go To www.michaelandmichaelhaveissues.com NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL, a division of MTV Networks Entertainment Group, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), and comedians Michael Showalter and Michael Ian Black announced today the launch of Michael And...

2009-02-18 12:15:00

Seven Episode Series Scheduled to Premiere in July NEW YORK, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Best friends and collaborators for over 20 years, Michael Ian Black and Michael Showalter finally have their own TV show on COMEDY CENTRAL. There's just one problem: they are their own worst enemies. COMEDY CENTRAL has ordered seven episodes of "Michael and Michael Have Issues," it was announced today by Lauren Corrao, president, original programming and development, COMEDY CENTRAL. The new comedy series...

2008-07-21 21:00:27

By Christopher Schobert Michael Ian Black is a jerk. There's no getting around it. Watch him as a talking head on one of VH1's "I Love --s," or a Sprite commercial, or any of the sundry programs or films he has appeared on: NBC's "Ed;" the cult classic, '80s-parodying "Wet Hot American Summer;" or MTV's dearly departed sketch comedy show "The State," a comic creation that, when name-checked along the likes of "Upright Citizens Brigade" or the piercing genius that was "Mr. Show," proves...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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