Episode #284: Becky Robinson

Becky Robinson grew up in the suburbs of Portland, Ore., and studied business at San Diego State University before she threw her everything into show business. A video she made of a McDonald’s wedding proposal gone awry went viral in the summer of 2015…

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R.I.P. Chris Cotton

Chris Cotton, an up-and-coming comedian from Philadelphia who Comedy Central made one of first hires in 2018 for its Creators Program, has died unexpectedly. He was only 32. “We’re devastated by the loss of Chris Cotton – a hilarious comedian, a belove…

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Comedy Central renews Anthony Jeselnik’s late night talk show ‘Good Talk’ for second season

Comedy Central is still in the Anthony Jeselnik game. Today the network announced the renewal for the comedian’s late night… MORE
Comedy Central renews Anthony Jeselnik’s late night talk show ‘Good Talk’ for second se…

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Comedy Central announces new showcase series: Bill Burr Presents The Ringers

Bill Burr and All Things Comedy continue their affiliation with Comedy Central into 2020, kicking the year off with a Friday-night showcase series called Bill Burr Presents: The Ringers.  Each episode will spotlight three comedians, curated by Burr and…

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Bill Burr showcases the new comics that other comics like in new series, ‘The Ringers’

The next project from Bill Burr’s partnership with Comedy Central has been announced. Burr and his production company under the… MORE
Bill Burr showcases the new comics that other comics like in new series, ‘The Ringers’ ap…

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Watch Jessica Kirson take her stand-up to “The Tonight Show”

If you’ve found yourself at any legit NYC comedy club in the last few years, chances are you’ve seen Jessica… MORE
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Kent Alterman out as head of Comedy Central in ViacomCBS executive restructuring

As the ViacomCBS merger enters its final throes, the company is throwing Comedy Central chief Kent Alterman overboard. Chris McCarthy (no relation) will add Comedy Central, Paramount Network, TV Land and the Smithsonian Channel to his oversight. McCart…

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The Jim Jefferies Show ends at Comedy Central as comedian looks to book his own NBC sitcom

After three seasons, The Jim Jefferies Show will come to a close on Comedy Central later this month. “The Jim Jefferies Show will air its final episode on Nov. 19, concluding a brilliant three-year run on Comedy Central,” said a spokesperson for Comedy…

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D.L. Hughley making Comedy Central special based on his book, How Not To Get Shot

Comedy Central announced today an order for a one-hour documentary special from D.L. Hughley, How Not to Get Shot and Other Advice from White People, based on his New York Times bestselling book of the same name. Hughley will executive produce and star…

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Comedy Central to produce Patrice O’Neal documentary with Bill Burr’s All Things Comedy

A long-in-the-works idea of a documentary about the late, great, Patrice O’Neal looks like it’s finally going to happen. Today… MORE
Comedy Central to produce Patrice O’Neal documentary with Bill Burr’s All Things Com…

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