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2014-04-17 16:25:24

Event to Celebrate Comedy Legend Don Rickles' Groundbreaking Career Tapes on Tuesday, May 6 at New York's Legendary Apollo Theater and Premieres Wednesday, May 28 on Spike TV NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The biggest superstars in comedy will come together on Spike TV to celebrate the legendary career of one of their most beloved icons - Don Rickles. "One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles" will feature luminaries from the world of comedy, television...

2014-02-06 16:24:00

AXS TV'S 'Seriously. Funny. Thursdays.' is the Only Live Two-Hour Comedy Programming Block On Television LOS ANGELES, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- February continues to provide some of the best comedy on network TV as AXS TV's TOM GREEN LIVE and GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE provide back-to-back hilarity on Thursday nights. This month, Tom Green of TOM GREEN LIVE welcomes Carrot Top tonight, Sandra Bernhard (Feb. 13), and the "Workaholics" - Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine and Anders Holm - (Feb....

2014-01-06 08:24:39

Live Uncensored Stand-Up Comedy Series Begins Thursday, January 9 LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stand-up comedian and actor Jim Breuer has joined AXS TV's weekly uncensored comedy series GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE as the show's consulting producer. The former "Saturday Night Live" alum is joining the network as the series begins its third season on Jan. 9 after receiving a 24-episode order and he will host the season premiere. Breuer will work alongside the show's producers,...

2013-10-31 23:00:31

Budd Friedman to be honored with a Golden Goody Award during Comedy Gives Back's global comedy event on Nov 6, 2013, in Hollywood, CA. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 The Goody Awards and Comedy Gives Back will honor The Improv Founder Budd Friedman(81) with a Golden Goody Award at Comedy Gives Back’s Nov 6th global standup comedy event. This lifetime achievement award will be presented to Budd Friedman at What’s Trending Studio on Wednesday afternoon in Hollywood that...

2013-10-02 16:23:49

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Inside Jokes Comedy Club is thrilled to announce legendary entrepreneur Russell Simmons is bringing his latest offering to LA. The show - titled "Russell Simmons Presents: ADD Comedy" - will feature stand-up performances from the hottest talent in comedy every Wednesday night, starting on October 16. Highlights from each week's show will live exclusively on Simmons' YouTube channel All Def Digital. "I'm really excited to start a weekly...

2013-09-03 12:24:03

Highly Anticipated 70-minute Stand-up Comedy "Notorious" to Premiere Exclusively on Netflix BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Netflix will premiere the Netflix comedy special "Notorious" and docu-series "Russell Peters vs. the World" on Monday, October 14th at 12:01 AM. Peters' 70-minute stand-up comedy performance and four part docu-series following Peters on his global Notorious tour will be available to stream in all territories where Netflix is available -...

2013-08-30 23:17:34

As more and more comedians look to break-out and reach the masses, the talent site announces a contest to find the best stand-up comedy performance videos in the industry. Winning video to receive a blast of online promotion and consultation with industry VIPs. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Comedians can perform spectacular routines that have audiences laughing and wanting more. But many of theses performances are never seen and lesser-known comedians never get the exposure they...

2013-08-20 23:29:13

Comedy Gives Back welcomes new partners Virgin Produced, Google+ Hangouts, The Standard: Downtown LA, plus top comedic talent to its tent-pole global stand-up event on November 6th, 2013, benefiting Malaria No More. Los Angele, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Comedy Gives Back announces new corporate partners and top comedic talent for its November 6, 2013 global comedy event. Virgin Produced, The Standard: Downtown LA and Google+ Hangouts will join existing partners What’s Trending, Funny...

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...

2013-07-11 16:23:00

Fans Get Access to Uncut, Uncensored Stand-Up with Unlimited Streams and Downloads On Multiple Platforms for $5 per Special NEW YORK, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- COMEDY CENTRAL today announces the launch of CC:Stand-Up Direct, a new distribution platform that delivers unlimited streams and downloads of uncut, uncensored stand-up specials, further expanding the multiplatform footprint of the #1 brand in comedy. The new initiative, available at ccdirect.comedycentral.com, provides...