Bill Cosby is developing TV shows from prison

Bill Cosby made some bizarre claims in his first public message from behind bars. The disgraced Cosby Show star said he is a political prisoner and a victim of entrapment. Cosby’s PR rep Andrew Wyatt emailed his client’s message on Wednesday morning to Philadelphia’s NBC10 anchor Erin Coleman. On Monday and Tuesday, the news program aired an exclusive two-part interview series with Wyatt providing the first detailed insights at Cosby’s

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Daniel Sloss: X is the rape joke men need to hear

After Daniel Sloss finished performing his newest show, Daniel Sloss: X, the crowd slowly rose to give a standing ovation—slower than I had expected. Everyone was clapping, but I began to wonder if others were still stuck in their seats like I was. Since I came to the show on assignment, I tried to keep a running list of Sloss’s jokes in my head so I could pepper them throughout

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Daniel Sloss: X is the rape joke men need to hear

After Daniel Sloss finished performing his newest show, Daniel Sloss: X, the crowd slowly rose to give a standing ovation—slower than I had expected. Everyone was clapping, but I began to wonder if others were still stuck in their seats like I was. Since I came to the show on assignment, I tried to keep a running list of Sloss’s jokes in my head so I could pepper them throughout

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Last Call with Carson Daly ending after 17 years; NBC ponders replacement

NBC’s Last Call with Carson Daly is ending after 2,000 episodes. Carson Daly tweeted on Tuesday, “Yes, Last Call is wrapping up! I’m forever grateful & proud to all who have worked w us over the years.” The show, which has aired at 1:30 a.m. for 17 years, will end this season, but NBC has not yet announced a final date. Last Call is a half-hour late night show featuring

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Samantha Bee revives Not the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner

Samantha Bee is getting ready to roast President Donald Trump. No, she has not officially joined the White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) and she is not hosting their annual gala dinner in April. Instead, she’s bringing back her Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on the same night because the WHCA “doesn’t have the balls to face a comedian.” In a video posted on Monday, Bee says, “Someone’s gotta roast

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Amy Schumer announces second Netflix comedy special

Amy Schumer is coming out with a new Netflix special. The comedian, who has proven she won’t be stopped no matter what’s growing inside her, will cover marriage and pregnancy in the new comedy special. If you’ve been living under a rock: Amy Schumer is pregnant. The star has been very open about her pregnancy, morning sickness, and all of the issues surrounding her pregnancy on social media. The I

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Crank Yankers revived at Comedy Central; The Other Two renewed

Comedy Central announced Monday night that it will revive Crank Yankers with 20 all-new episodes. Crank Yankers ran from 2002-2007 on Comedy Central starring profane puppets making prank calls. The cable network also announced a full slate of projects for 2019. In the revival, the titular Crank Yankers will target people not just on phones, but on social media, e-sport platforms, and “any venue where trouble can be made,” according

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Album Review: Greg Stone is blue, but charming, in The Amazing Greg Stone

According to many famous comedians, political correctness is suffocating the creativity of those within the comedy world. Most notably, Jerry Seinfeld said of today’s comedy climate, “There’s a creepy PC thing out there that really bothers me,” going so far to say he had to change his set in order not to offend a younger audience. However, there are many comics today that, despite the political climate, still throw caution

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David Spade gets Comedy Central late night show in haunted time slot

Comedy Central will let David Spade host a late night show in their seemingly haunted 11:30 p.m. time slot. Spade will follow The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Monday through Thursday in the half-hour series. Since Stephen Colbert left Comedy Central to host The Late Show on CBS, no show has quite solidified itself at 11:30 on the comedy network. The David Spade late night show will feature the Saturday

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How to name your first comedy special

Every time I read about someone’s comedy special or see an ad on the side of a bus, immediately after spit-taking the hot beverage that I’m casually sipping with a burst of seething jealousy as if I’m an evil villain in a sitcom, I think to myself, “What would my comedy special be called?” Obviously, I’d want to come up with an incredible name that would be so perfect it’d

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