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  • Comedy Central Picks Up Digital Series 'This Is Not Happening' for Linear TV

    Comedy Central has greenlit digital series "This Is Not Happening" for an eight-episode season to air on the linear channel -- the cabler's first promotion of a series developed by its inhouse CC:Studios unit. "This Is Not Happening" features host Ari...
  • Exploring the nerdy depths of Chris Hardwick

    Exploring the nerdy depths of Chris Hardwick
    The idea that Chris Hardwick could use his proficient nerd skills to make his way in the world first came to him as a young bowler with a girl propped up against a trash bin behind a bowling alley. “My most vivid memory was that I was a teenage...
  • 'Police Academy' Reboot Picking Up Steam with Key and Peele

    New Line is looking to revive its once-sturdy "Police Academy" franchise with Keegan Michael Key and Jordan Peele in talks to produce the reboot. The comedians, who star in their eponymous Comedy Central sketch show, would produce with franchise...
  • David Letterman Retirement News Sparks Frenzy of Successor Speculation

    David Letterman's decision to retire next year has predictably set off a storm of speculation about successors to his "Late Show" throne. Stephen Colbert (pictured) has had quite a reversal of fortune in the past seven days. Last week he was forced to...
  • TV Review: Cartoon Network's 'Clarence,' 'The Tom and Jerry Show'

    Amid a spate of live-action comedies featuring boys as the protagonist, Cartoon Network's animated "Clarence" arrives as a nifty little gem, so quirky and idiosyncratic as to feel fresh, even if it treads in well-worn territory. The characters aren't much...
  • Bill O'Reilly rips Stephen Colbert as 'deceiver' who damages America

    Bill O'Reilly rips Stephen Colbert as 'deceiver' who damages America
    Papa Bear is angry -- and Stephen Colbert is the target. Fox News' Bill O'Reilly, the No. 1-rated host in cable news, has gone on the warpath against Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, whom he slammed as a "deceiver" who is damaging America. On...
  • YouTube, Once TV's Enemy, Tries to Show How It Drives Viewers to TV Shows

    In its early days, YouTube was met with hostility from TV networks. Viacom, for one, alleged in its $1 billion copyright-infringement lawsuit that the video-sharing site was making money from illegal uploads of its most popular content. Now the seven-...
  • Stephen Colbert taking over for David Letterman

    Stephen Colbert taking over for David Letterman
    Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman as host of CBS' "The Late Show." The network's official Twitter account broke the news Thursday, shortly before CBS sent out an official announcement. The Second City alum and former Chicago resident Colbert...
  • Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as 'Late Show' host

    Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as 'Late Show' host
    When Stephen Colbert takes over for David Letterman as host of the “Late Show” on CBS next year, he will bring with him a career built on Chicago-style comedy. He will be the second major late-night talk show host, after fellow...
  • Stephen Colbert to host CBS' 'Late Show' after David Letterman retires

    Stephen Colbert to host CBS' 'Late Show' after David Letterman retires
    Comedian Stephen Colbert will be the next host of "The Late Show." CBS said Thursday that the "Colbert Report" star will take over hosting duties for the long-running late-night talk franchise when David Letterman retires in 2015. Colbert and the...
  • Stephen Colbert's exit will leave huge gap at Comedy Central

    Stephen Colbert's exit will leave huge gap at Comedy Central
    Comedy Central now has a late-night problem. CBS' announcement that Stephen Colbert would take over "The Late Show" next year when David Letterman retires leaves a huge gap in Comedy Central's marquee lineup.  For nearly a decade, "The Colbert Report"...