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  • Viacom restructuring results in layoffs at TV Land

    Viacom restructuring results in layoffs at TV Land
    Media company Viacom Inc. has begun restructuring its operations, resulting in layoffs in the company's advertising sales division and its TV Land cable channel. At least 20 people on Thursday were let go at TV Land, according to three people familiar...
  • '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,...
  • Emmy Contenders: Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson bring 'Broad City' to our city

    Emmy Contenders: Ilana Glazer, Abbi Jacobson bring 'Broad City' to our city
    Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, stars of the breakout Comedy Central series "Broad City," stopped by The Times recently to talk about their phenomenally funny show, which just completed its second season. Topics of discussion included the stellar list...
  • With Whipclip, TV viewers can create and share clips of favorite moments

    With Whipclip, TV viewers can create and share clips of favorite moments
    Justin Bieber jokes will flood the Internet Monday night when Comedy Central premieres a “roast” of the pop singer. Unfortunately, most of the chatter will come via text even though sarcasm, vocal cadence and other keys to making a one-liner...
  • 'Big Time in Hollywood, FL' a weak shot at absurd comedy

    'Big Time in Hollywood, FL' a weak shot at absurd comedy
    Created by Alex Anfanger and Dan Schimpf, whose online series "Next Time on Lonny" was "discovered" by Ben Stiller, Comedy Central's new series, "Big Time in Hollywood, FL," chronicles the lives of two online filmmakers longing to be discovered by someone...
  • Why not a conservative Jon Stewart?

    Why not a conservative Jon Stewart?
    At the end of each episode of “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart offers a “Moment of Zen.” Sometime in the past, I had my own such moment: Conservatives need someone like him. Stewart has been host of “The Daily Show”...
  • New Comedy Central series finds fun in family, bad film

    PASADENA, Calif. In this age of social media, almost anyone can become a filmmaker but few can do it well. The new Comedy Central series "Big Time in Hollywood, FL" takes that premise and runs with it. The 10-episode series created and written by Alex...
  • Go ahead and laugh at these guys

    If a coworker's guffaw or Facebook post is about all that's making you grin lately, you might want to head out. And get out. Of your head. And into someone else's. "A comedy club is a unique experience, a date night or different evening out. And...
  • Jon Stewart leaving Comedy Central at end of year

    Jon Stewart leaving Comedy Central at end of year
    UPDATES with Stewart's words of farewell and cultural impact: In a move that will rock Comedy Central to its core, the channel announced Tuesday that Jon Stewart is leaving at the end of the year. "For the better part of two decades, we have had the...
  • 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. ...