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Aziz Ansari Netflix Special Will Be Promoted More Than Other Exclusives Aziz Ansari Netflix Special Will Be Promoted More Than Other Exclusives

As previously reported, Netflix is going to be debuting a new exclusive stand-up special from comedian Aziz Ansari on November 1st. This will only be one of a series of stand-up comedy exclusives Netflix is pushing out. Interestingly, Netflix plans …

Netflix To Release Exclusive Stand-Up Specials From Marc Maron, Kathleen Madigan Netflix To Release Exclusive Stand-Up Specials From Marc Maron, Kathleen Madigan

As previously reported, Netflix has inked a deal with comedian Aziz Ansari, and will exclusively debut his next stand-up special, Buried Alive, in November. Reporting on the story, the New York Times revealed a couple other nuggets of interesting information. …

Netflix Scores Aziz Ansari Stand-Up Special ‘Buried Alive’ To Add To Growing List Of Exclusives Netflix Scores Aziz Ansari Stand-Up Special ‘Buried Alive’ To Add To Growing List Of Exclusives

Netflix continues to expand its stand-up comedy offerings. Comedian and actor Aziz Ansari announced today that he has a new stand-up special coming to Netflix, set to debut in November. Ansari says the special will be available on Netflix worldwide, …

‘New Girl’ Season 2 Gets Netflix Release Date ‘New Girl’ Season 2 Gets Netflix Release Date
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At the beginning of July, Netflix announced that it had signed an exclusive multi-year streaming deal with 20th Century Fox to stream the sitcom New Girl, which stars Zooey Deschanel. Netflix immediately added the first season, and now just under …

You Know Netflix Is Putting Out Exclusive Stand-Up Comedy, Right? You Know Netflix Is Putting Out Exclusive Stand-Up Comedy, Right?

Back when Netflix released its quarterly earnings report last month, the media made a big deal about Netflix saying it was going to offer original documentaries and stand-up comedy specials. The truth is, they had already started doing so. John …

Animal Activists Say “No Dolphins” to Anchorman “Ron Burgundy” Animal Activists Say “No Dolphins” to Anchorman “Ron Burgundy”

A movie is schedule for release just before Christmas. It features scenes with dolphins and one animal group says they are fighting mad about it. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) says the upcoming feature film “Anchorman …

Here’s The New Stuff You’re About To See On Netflix Here’s The New Stuff You’re About To See On Netflix

Netflix is a revolving door of movie and television content, particularly on the streaming side of things. Though titles often disappear from availability, new ones are also frequently added. Sometimes these come in the form of Netflix original shows or …

Breaking Hal: The 2 Best In-Car Freakouts in TV History? Breaking Hal: The 2 Best In-Car Freakouts in TV History?

Freak outs are fun to watch. Anyone who’s been by a television can tell you that. Reality shows, television series and even commercials are all simply “peppered” with them. By why do we like to watch? Why is it so …

Stephen Colbert and Hugh Laurie “Bring it” to Broadcast TV Stephen Colbert and Hugh Laurie “Bring it” to Broadcast TV
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Drop a challenge? Leave it up to funny man pundit Stephen Colbert to lay down a gauntlet. During an episode of the Colbert Report, a popular late-night cable show, he paired up with British actor Sir Hugh Laurie for an …

Modern Seinfeld Twitter Parody Lands Writer Job on New Fox Sitcom Modern Seinfeld Twitter Parody Lands Writer Job on New Fox Sitcom

Who says being funny on Twitter won’t get you anywhere. Comedian and writer Jack Moore has just landed a job writing on a new Fox sitcom, and he did so based partially on the strength of his Twitter side-project, Modern …

Netflix Debuts Rob Schneider Stand-Up Special ‘Soy Sauce and the Holocaust’ Netflix Debuts Rob Schneider Stand-Up Special ‘Soy Sauce and the Holocaust’

Netflix is already making good on its promise to bring more stand-up comedy to its streaming service. Netflix reported its quarterly earnings last week, and in a letter to shareholders, the company noted that more original stand-up specials and documentaries …

Spotify Launches New Comedy App with Curated Playlists Spotify Launches New Comedy App with Curated Playlists

Spotify may not be best known for its comedy content, but the service actually has a pretty good selection. It appears that they want you to know that – and they also want to make it easier to surface. With …

Laugh with SNL Actors As They Break Character [VIDEO] Laugh with SNL Actors As They Break Character [VIDEO]

Sometimes, the bit itself isn’t quite as funny as seeing a funny person laugh at another funny person or laugh at themselves. It’s infectious. If something is so hilarious that the actors themselves can’t contain their laughter, you know it’s …

James Franco Is the Next Comedy Central Roast Victim James Franco Is the Next Comedy Central Roast Victim

Comedy Central has just announced that actor James Franco will be the next victim for their Comedy Central Roast series. The roast will take place in August and will debut on Comedy Central on Labor Day. “If only James Franco …

‘It Gets Worse’ Project Looks at Stand Up Comedy, the ‘Best and Worst Job’ ‘It Gets Worse’ Project Looks at Stand Up Comedy, the ‘Best and Worst Job’

Comedians Dave Waite and Grant Lyon have created the “It Gets Worse” project, a parody of the popular “It Gets Better” LGBT project. Their series focuses on the jubilation felt by stand up comedians after their first performance and the …

John Hodgman’s Netflix-Exclusive ‘RAGNAROK’ Now Available John Hodgman’s Netflix-Exclusive ‘RAGNAROK’ Now Available

Netflix just released its latest exclusive content with the instant availability of the new John Hodgman stand-up special RAGNAROK. Here’s the trailer Netflix released earlier this month: If you’re unfamiliar with the name John Hodgman, you may recognize him from …

Dave Chappelle to Headline Funny or Die Comedy Tour Dave Chappelle to Headline Funny or Die Comedy Tour

For years now, comedian Dave Chappelle has stayed out of the limelight, eschewing the fame he gained for his hit Comedy Central TV show Chappelle’s Show. Instead of drawing crowds in with worldwide comedy tours, Chappelle has been living a …

John Hodgman Special ‘Ragnarok’ Coming To Netflix, Here’s The Trailer John Hodgman Special ‘Ragnarok’ Coming To Netflix, Here’s The Trailer

Comedian John Hodgman (who many know from The Daily Show as well as the old Mac commercials – he was the PC guy) has a new stand-up comedy special coming to Netflix. Netflix just released this trailer: Hodgman appeared on …

‘This Is The End’ Stars Sit Down For A Chat At Google ‘This Is The End’ Stars Sit Down For A Chat At Google

The folks at Google occasionally get the chance to sit down and have a chat with celebrities. When they do, Google makes sure to share the love with everybody via YouTube. During a Google Talk from last week, the cast …

“SNL” Cast Crisis As Key Members Take Off “SNL” Cast Crisis As Key Members Take Off
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“Saturday Night Live” may be facing a serious blow soon when Bill Hader and Seth Meyers leave, and that can’t be good for a show that has already seen a slip in viewership due to a severe lack of funny …

Arnold Schwarzenegger Does A YouTube Ad (For Comedy Week, Of Course) Arnold Schwarzenegger Does A YouTube Ad (For Comedy Week, Of Course)
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YouTube is having Comedy Week starting May 19th, and who better to promote this than the king of comedy, Arnold Schwarzenegger (just try to watch Commando and not laugh at everything he says)? “You may know me for being the …