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Dec 10, 2013 - 12:29 PM - by isoS
See the full lineup after the break… (TWO WORDS: TENACIOUS D!)
Dec 10, 2013 - 12:58 AM - by DJ Sam
COMEDY PALACE is a FREE weekly live comedy show nestled above the best Chinese restaurant in town the Palace Restaurant in the heart of Los Feliz. This special holiday edition of the show we're asking people to bring 1 toy for Toys for Tots and in exchange we have an especially fantastic lineup! Just cause we're a free show doesn't mean we can't help the community/give adults an excuse to buy toys. 100% of the proceeds go to charity!
Ronna & Beverly (Earwolf, UCB, Just for Laughs, Sky Atlantic HD)
Jon Daly (Betas, Nick Kroll Show, Key & Peele)
Tim Heidecker (The Comedy, Bridesmaids, T&EASGJ, Heidecker & Wood)
Todd Glass (Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night)
Pete Holmes (Pete Holmes Show, Conan, John Oliver’s NY Stand Up Show)
Neil Hamburger(America’s Funnyman, Pick of Destiny)
Bob Odenkirk (Mr. Show, Breaking Bad, The Birthday Boys)
+ the co-founders of Comedy Palace:
& Shawn Pearlman
Hosted by the one and only, The Spanglers! (Vanessa Ragland & Jamie Flam)
ADMISSION: 1 unwrapped, unopened toy. No toy weapons or food.
Doors 9pm, Show 9:30pm
2112 Hillhurst Ave., Los Angeles, California 90027
Full bar WITH DRINK SPECIALS!
Great Chinese food! Parking!
RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1382777725304812/
You better watch out, you better not cry, 'cause Santa Claus is coming... to Mars? The stars of RiffTrax -Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett (best known for the groundbreaking "Mystery Science Theater 3000")- are back for a hilarious all-new take on a family 'classic' with "RiffTrax Live: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians" tonight, Dec. 5, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. CT and tape delayed at 7:00 p.m. MT and 8:00 p.m PT/HI/AK. NCM Fathom Events, RiffTrax and IGN will present RiffTrax's first big-screen holiday event since the beloved "RiffTrax Live: Christmas Shorts-Stravaganza" in 2009 with "Weird Al" Yankovic. This festive season event, a riff on one of the most popular titles in the MST3K catalog, is set to be an uproarious night for naughty and nice alike.
Tickets for "RiffTrax Live: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians," are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. The event will be broadcast to more than 570 select movie theaters across the country through NCM's exclusive Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations and prices, visit the NCM Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
FX Networks is making it clear it wants to stay in the Louis CK business. The network already has Louis CK’s acclaimed comedy series Louie, produced by FX Productions. Now FX Prods. has inked an overall deal with Louis CK and his company Pig Newton to develop and produce new series. The agreement is separate from Louie, which this year earned ad-supported cable’s first Outstanding Comedy Series Emmy nomination. That series returns for Season 4 in May 2014. Under the overall pact, Louis CK’s first, the new series will be created or supervised by Louis CK, who would have the option to write or direct any of them and will executive produce. Blair Breard, an executive producer on Louie, would also serve as a producer or executive producer, with 3 Arts Entertainment attached as producers. Louis CK already is a Renaissance man, writing, directing, editing and starring in his shows. Now he will add a new role — guiding other creators as they get their projects off the ground. “Working with Louis CK has been one of the most rewarding and enjoyable experiences of my career,” said John Landgraf, CEO of FX Networks and FX Productions. “So many incredibly talented artists want to work with Louis and follow down the independent and idiosyncratic creative trail he has blazed. I can’t wait to see who he brings through our door, not to mention any new projects that he wants to create for us.”
This marks the latest production pact between FX Prods and top FX talent. It joins RCG Productions, the production company of It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia‘s Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton; and Floyd County Productions, the production company of Archer EP/showrunners Adam Reed and Matt Thompson. FXP also has a first-look cable deal with Paul Giamatti, Dan Carey and their Touchy Feely Films and with Hunger Games producer Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson and their Color Force banner. The deal was negotiated by David Weber and Tom Collier. Louis CK is repped at 3 Arts, and Breard by UTA.
Australian comedian Chris Lilley's new show, Ja'mie King: Private School Girl, revolving entirely around his popular character Ja'mie King from his series "Summer Heights High", premieres tonight at 10:30pm. This marks a change from how HBO has aired Lilley's shows in the past. While they aired "Summer Heights High" and "Angry Boys" six months to a year after they originally aired in Australia, "Ja'mie King" will be airing right around the same time here and abroad.
Here's HBO's summary of the show:
"Ja'mie: Private School Girl" follows the eponymous school captain during the last few months of her final year of school, far removed from the grounds of Summer Heights High and back on the lush manicured lawns of Hillford Girls Grammar School. Returning to her private school roots, the series highlights the trials and responsibilities that come with being the most well-known girl on campus, including her academic and charity work, social life and relationships with family.
Check out a teaser trailer below:
Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles, the veteran comic's first stand-up special for HBO, will premiere at 10 PM on November 23rd. Taped in front of about three dozen folks at the Largo theater in LA, the special skewers such subjects as porn, religion, politics, and “the miracle of existence.” Silverman has appeared on a number of HBO shows, dating to the ’90s series The Larry Sanders Show and Mr. Show With Bob And David. "We Are Miracles" is produced by Funny Or Die and Black Gold Films and executive produced by Heidi Herzon, Mike Farah, Anna Wenger, Betsy Koch, Amy Zvi and Sarah Silverman. Liam Lynch directs.
Silverman also recently signed to star in a comedy pilot entitled People In New Jersey, directed by Paul Feig and executive produced by Lorne Michaels.
Eagleheart returns tonight on Adult Swim, with the season three premiere set to air at midnight. The fast-paced action-comedy, starring Chris Elliott, Maria Thayer, and Brett Gelman as a trio of US Marshals, heads into new territory this year as the show does its first-ever serialized plotline. Season three is one 10-episode-long continuous story called "Eagleheart: Paradise Rising".
Viewers should expect something far more ambitious than anything the show's ever tackled in the past.
What would happen if you took Three Men and a Baby, took out the three men, replaced them with two women, and swapped a doorstep baby with an in-the-womb fetus? You’d have USA Network’s original comedy, Playing House.
Playing House is all about what happens when one best friend gets pregnant, and the other best friend moves in to help raise the baby. We’ve got an exclusive first look at a new promo for the show, which stars Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair, who also co-created the series.
Learn more about the best friend drama, in which St. Clair promises that unlike Thelma & Louise, Beaches, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Fried Green Tomatoes, and Top Gun, neither of these two besties will bite the dust during the series.
Go here for an exclusive first look from Entertainment Weekly's website.
The Rules Of Engagement star is returning to the stage. David Spade will star in an hourlong stand-up special for Comedy Central that tapes in Hollywood in December. The Saturday Night Live alum will exec produce David Spade: My Fake Problems along with Marc Gurvitz and John Irwin. While Spade started his career as a comedian, this is only his second stand-up special and the first on Comedy Central — he previously headlined 1999′s David Spade: Take The Hit on HBO. The actor, repped by WME and Brillstein, was most recently in Grownups 2.
IFC's new original sketch comedy series The Birthday Boys, which showcases the silly-meets-smart humor from the popular comedy troupe of the same name, will premiere on IFC tonight Friday, October 18th, at 10:30 pm ET/PT with ten half-hour episodes. With a nod to absurd yet intelligent legacy sketch shows Monty Python, Mr. Show and Kids in the Hall, the series appropriates familiar scenarios and classic TV, film and sketch archetypes with a fresh take. Drawing from the unique collaboration between Odenkirk and The Birthday Boys as writers, directors and performers, The Birthday Boys features both stand-alone and multi-act sketches that poke fun at real-life moments and cultural touchstones. From Steve Jobs and the rise of the personal computer, Lance Armstrong and the prevalence of performance-enhancing drugs, to the hardships of trying to keep up with too many shows on your DVR - the series takes a hilariously skewed perspective on everyone's shared experiences.
The show premieres tonight following an all-new episode of "Comedy Bang!Bang!" featuring Rainn Wilson.
Oct 09, 2013 - 10:39 AM - by isoS
Hey New York, do you want to see a ridiculously great lineup of comedians at a fantastic venue and also support a wonderful charity all at the same time? Well then here's the show for you: OneKid OneWorld presents A Night of Comedy at the Gramercy Theatre on October 22nd. As the title of this post already ruined, the show will feature performances by David Cross, Janeane Garofalo, Judah Friedlander, Wyatt Cenac, Todd Barry, Eugene Mirman, plus music from Rhett Miller of the Old 97s and more to be announced. There is also a cool raffle with awesome prizes and other fun things in the works.
All proceeds from the show will benefit OneKid OneWorld, a terrific organization that funds education projects in El Salvador and Kenya. So stop being a dick for five seconds and buy tickets to this show. Sorry, I didn't mean to lash out at you. But still, buy tickets to this show if you're in New York or plan to be on October 22. The kids will thank you; your gut will not (it will be busted*).
Tickets are available here and now: http://concerts.livenation.com/event...US:1196311:107
The Hollywood Reporter reports that the Fox network has ordered John Mulaney's semi-autobiographical comedy, titled Mulaney, to series after NBC developed the show but passed on it in May. The multi-cam show's original pilot starred Mulaney, Martin Short, Elliott Gould, Nasim Pedrad, Griffin Newman, and Seaton Smith, but only Short and Mulaney are confirmed to return for the Fox version of the series. The amount of episodes Fox ordered has yet to be announced.
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