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FILE - In this June 22, 2016, file photo, Terry Crews, left, and Andy Samberg attend "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" FYC Event held at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles. NBC is turbo-charging the trend of reviving canceled comedies with its pickup of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." The network quickly swooped in after Fox dumped it, adding it to NBC's midseason schedule. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
May 13, 2018 - 3:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is turbo-charging the trend of reviving canceled comedies with its pickup of "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." The network quickly swooped in after Fox dumped it last week, adding it to NBC's midseason schedule. While the fan outcry was heartening, NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert...
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May 11, 2018 - 6:30 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fans of the animated science fiction comedy series "Rick and Morty" can rest easy. Series co-creator Justin Roiland posted on Instagram on Thursday that 70 more episodes have been approved for the Cartoon Network's Adult Swim late-night programming. There were 31 episodes in its...
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May 07, 2018 - 7:56 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Ken Jeong's medical degree is nothing to laugh at. The comedian's training came in handy Saturday when an audience member began having a seizure while Jeong was performing at a comedy club in Phoenix. The actor's representative, Michelle Margolis, confirmed reports that the 48-year-...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2018 file photo, Michelle Wolf arrives at the 6th Annual Hilarity For Charity Los Angeles Variety Show in Los Angeles. On Monday, April 30, President Trump tweeted his disgust at Wolf's routine at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. She was a hot topic on "The View," and journalists wondered if the annual WHCA dinner should be changed or ditched. But a backlash quickly developed among people who wondered why anyone should be surprised to get edgy comedy when you hire an edgy comedian. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
April 30, 2018 - 5:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — White House Correspondents Association roaster Michelle Wolf joins a club with likes of Kathy Griffin, Khizr Khan, Stormy Daniels and David Hogg — little-known or unknown figures who suddenly became surrogates for the hyper-partisan rhetorical warfare of the Trump era. President...
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FILE - In this July 22, 2017 file photo, Hannibal Buress performs at the FYF Fest in Los Angeles. The path to comedian Bill Cosby’s conviction of drugging and molesting a woman in a Pennsylvania courtroom Thursday, April 26, arguably started 3 ½ years earlier in a comedy club across town in Philadelphia, when Buress mocked Cosby for his smug preachiness, then called him a rapist during his standup act. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File)
April 26, 2018 - 7:28 pm
Standup comic Hannibal Buress, whose 2014 remark about sexual-assault accusations against Bill Cosby went viral, is getting another serious surge of attention. The path to Cosby's conviction on Thursday on charges he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home arguably started 3...
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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2017 file photo, Martin Scorsese arrives at the AFI Awards in Los Angeles. Scorsese will direct a comedy special for Netflix on the beloved Canadian sketch comedy show “SCTV.” Netflix on Thursday announced the untitled project that will reunite many of the stars of the 1976-1984 show. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
April 12, 2018 - 1:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Martin Scorsese will direct a comedy special for Netflix on the beloved Canadian sketch comedy show "SCTV." Netflix on Thursday announced the untitled project that will reunite many of the stars of the 1976-1984 show. Former cast mates Martin Short, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara,...
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April 02, 2018 - 8:06 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — TBS' "The Last O.G.," starring Tracy Morgan as a man just out of prison and learning his way around a changed world, also holds a lesson in comedy chemistry. Morgan's Tray has it with "Girls Trip" star Tiffany Haddish, who plays the ex-flame who built a successful life and...
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Tiffany Haddish, left, and Maya Rudolph present the award for best documentary short subject at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
March 05, 2018 - 1:00 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's not often the dress that steals the show at the Oscars isn't even new. But that's what happened Sunday when comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish strode on stage in a $4,000 white Alexander McQueen dress she's worn publicly at least two other times, widely considered a faux...
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FILE - In a Saturday, July 9, 2016 file photo, Kevin Smith arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Ghostbusters" at the TCL Chinese Theatre. The actor-director Kevin Smith says he had a “massive” heart attack after performing at a Los Angeles comedy show Sunday night, Feb. 25, 2018. Early Monday morning, Smith said on Twitter that if he hadn’t canceled his second show Sunday and gone to the hospital, he would have died.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
February 26, 2018 - 9:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Actor-director Kevin Smith says he had a "massive" heart attack after performing at a Los Angeles comedy show Sunday night. Smith said on Twitter early Monday morning that if he hadn't canceled his second show Sunday and gone to the hospital, he would have died. Smith credited a...
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FILE - In this file photo dated April 27, 1999, British actress Emma Chambers on the des carpet in London. The actress known for her roles in TV series "The Vicar of Dibley" and the movie "Notting Hill", Chambers has died of natural causes at the age of 53, according to an announcement from her agent John Grant, Saturday Feb. 24, 2018. (Peter Jordan/PA FILE via AP)
February 24, 2018 - 3:41 pm
LONDON (AP) — British actress Emma Chambers, known for her roles in "The Vicar of Dibley" television series and the romantic comedy "Notting Hill," has died at 53. Her agent John Grant said Saturday that Chambers had died of natural causes on Wednesday evening. "Over the years, Emma created a...
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