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  • Jason Jones exits 'The Daily Show' to star in TBS comedy series

    Jason Jones exits 'The Daily Show' to star in TBS comedy series
    Here's another person who seems unlikely to succeed Jon Stewart at "The Daily Show": Jason Jones. Jones, the longtime correspondent on Comedy Central's nightly news spoof, announced Tuesday he's leaving the show to star in his own as-yet-untitled comedy...
  • Doug Herzog takes over MTV, VH-1 in Viacom restructuring

    Doug Herzog takes over MTV, VH-1 in Viacom restructuring
    Cable giant Viacom Inc. has restructured its large portfolio of TV channels while expanding the responsibilities of veteran programming executive Doug Herzog. Herzog now will oversee the MTV, VH-1 and Logo channels in addition to two popular networks...
  • John Oliver will stay on HBO through 2017

    John Oliver will stay on HBO through 2017
    HBO agreed to extend John Oliver's run on its satirical Sunday-night program "Last Week Tonight" through 2017, a move that puts to rest any speculation that the British comic might be in line to succeed Jon Stewart at Comedy Central's "The Daily Show,"...
  • Comedy Central's Bee moves to TBS

    The exodus continues at "The Daily Show," with TBS announcing Thursday that it is giving longtime correspondent Samantha Bee her own topical comedy show. TBS had only recently announced it was picking up a scripted comedy series created by Bee and her...
  • Comedy Central's 'Too Many Stars' means plenty of laughs

    Comedy Central's 'Too Many Stars' means plenty of laughs
    You're a bit late to bid on the chance to join John Oliver in robbing a wine store. You're also too late to bid on taking a bow onstage with the cast of the Broadway hit "It's Only a Play" while Louis C.K. presents you with flowers in front of the...
  • 'Tosh.0' reruns won't play in Orlando

    'Tosh.0' reruns won't play in Orlando
    UPDATED: Reruns of "Tosh.0," starring University of Central Florida grad Daniel Tosh, will start airing on Fox Television Stations in the fall. But not on Fox-owned WOFL-Channel 35 in Central Florida. And that's a shame because Tosh grew up in...
  • 'Daily Show's' Samantha Bee gets her own comedy show on TBS

    Longtime “Daily Show” correspondent Samantha Bee will host a new show on TBS that sounds like a potential competitor to Comedy Central’s flagship late-night show. The new series is still in an early development stage, but TBS said in a...
  • Justin Bieber roast to feature Snoop Dogg, Martha Stewart, Shaq, Ludacris

    Justin Bieber roast to feature Snoop Dogg, Martha Stewart, Shaq, Ludacris
    Justin Bieber, meet your firing squad: Martha Stewart, Snoop Dogg, Ludacris and Shaquille O'Neal make up the celebrity portion of the cadre set to roast the purportedly penitent pop star come mid-March. Comedy Central announced the lineup on Wednesday,...
  • Absence of 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report' might impact authors

    Absence of 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report' might impact authors
    For fans of late night political comedy, this is a very bad year. Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart, the twin pillars of the genre, are vacating the hosting chair of their respective Comedy Central shows — Colbert to CBS where he takes control of...
  • Jon Stewart: Who will follow him?

    UPDATED: In the history of late-night television, Jon Stewart stands as a true innovator, and his run is coming to an end. He announced Tuesday night that he will be leaving "The Daily Show" after 17 years. "It is time for someone else," he said. ...
  • Tello Films incubates web series

    Tello Films incubates web series
    Midway through its second season, Comedy Central's "Broad City" has made its mark not only for being funny and audacious, but also because the show's central dynamic is one that rarely anchors a sitcom anymore — that of a deep and abiding friendship...