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2011-07-20 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Executive Producer Andrew Solt, whose company SOFA Entertainment acquired The Ed Sullivan Show library over 20 years ago, announced today that ED SULLIVAN'S COMEDY LEGENDS will premiere on PBS stations August 6th.

2011-03-29 11:45:00

LIMITED 3-WEEK ENGAGEMENT PREVIEWS BEGIN WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8 OPENING NIGHT FRIDAY, JUNE 10 EAST HAMPTON, N.Y., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Guild Hall presents former Saturday Night Live and Comedy Central star Colin Quinn in his one-man show Colin Quinn Long Story Short, directed by Jerry Seinfeld in a 3-week limited engagement.

2010-10-25 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- For renegade comic Sam Kinison, nothing was out of bounds. Never afraid to be politically incorrect, he took on religion, relationships, sex and drugs, even world hunger.

2010-06-08 10:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 13th Xenon Pictures will release "The 1984 Los Angeles Comedy Competition with Host Jay Leno," the first stand up comedy special featuring Jay Leno with 25 minutes of never-before-seen footage of Leno's classic comedy club act that made him a star.

2010-04-23 20:09:00

LOS ANGELES, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In this current economy everybody is cutting back, but Comedians Dwayne Perkins and Christy Murphy have opted to celebrate instead.

2009-09-16 10:25:34

Monday's premiere telecast of The Jay Leno Show in Burbank, Calif., was watched by 17.7 million viewers overall, NBC announced. The first edition of the new primetime weeknight chat show featured interviews with Jerry Seinfeld and Kanye West, a musical performance by West, Jay-Z and Rihanna, and a video appearance by Oprah Winfrey. It's great to launch this innovative new show with such strong initial sampling, but we realize this is just one night and that we're going to build our business...

2009-09-15 12:21:14

Jay Leno interviewed Kanye West and Jerry Seinfeld for the premiere of his U.S.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.