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  • Q&A: Chris Hardwick on Standup and Running Nerdist

    Chris Hardwick casually tells Variety that he has "a full schedule." That's an understatement. Aside from his five-day-a-week comedy quiz show "@midnight," he oversees Nerdist Industries, which is now a division of Legendary. Why did you start Nerdist?...
  • A Look Inside the Weird World of Tim and Eric's Abso Lutely Prods.

    As film majors at Temple U., future Abso Lutely Prods. co-founders Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim (aka "Tim and Eric") were already on the fast track to becoming a comic force with which to be reckoned. "We kind of bonded, started making videos...
  • Dave Chappelle talks quitting 'Chappelle's Show' with David Letterman

    Dave Chappelle talks quitting 'Chappelle's Show' with David Letterman
    Since he famously walked away from his hit Comedy Central series "Chappelle's Show" nearly a decade ago, Dave Chappelle has become the comedy equivalent of J.D. Salinger, a celebrated artist happy to stay out of the limelight and keep his work mostly to...
  • Variety Picks 10 Comics to Watch for 2014

    The laff list is locked. Variety has chosen its 10 Comics to Watch for 2014. Selected by a team of Variety editors based on extensive polling of the professional comedy community -- those who scout, book, represent, produce and cast comics on a daily...
  • Federal Judge Refuses to Toss Cablevision's Antitrust Suit Against Viacom Dealmaking

    A federal judge is refusing to dismiss Cablevision's antitrust case challenging Viacom's insistence that it carry 14 lesser-watched channels as a condition of getting carriage of MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and BET. U.S. District Judge Laura...
  • Comedian Dave Chappelle marks comeback with Radio City Music Hall show

    At Radio City Music Hall on Wednesday night there was a sense of nervous anticipation about Dave Chappelle's return to the stage after nearly a decade in self-imposed exile. “I just hope he finishes the show,” said Jason Santos, 32, from the...
  • Netflix continues original content push with Chelsea Handler deal

    Netflix continues original content push with Chelsea Handler deal
    Chelsea Handler is taking her bottle of vodka to Netflix. The host of E!'s late-night program "Chelsea Lately" has signed a deal to create and star in a talk show for the streaming service that will premiere in 2016. Known for her boozy and flirty...
  • This weekend in Ocean City: Cars, trucks and comedy

    This weekend in Ocean City: Cars, trucks and comedy
    Getting revved up to hit the beach? Beyond the excitement of the big car show, it's a relatively quiet weekend in Ocean City. If you're not that into motors, you may want to simply soak in the sunny atmosphere. Or you can head north to Delaware for the...
  • Can Chelsea Handler's Netflix Talk Show Compete With Fallon, Kimmel and Colbert?

    Chelsea Handler is a true pioneer of latenight, one of the few women to make a stand in a programming format dominated by guys. Now she will have to conquer a new frontier. Handler will have to do more than make people laugh when she takes the reins of a...
  • Comedy should have the last laugh in television

    The subject is comedy. If it is not exactly true that it "can't get no respect," to quote the comic, it does get less than it deserves. It has become commonplace to say that we are living in a New Golden Age of Television, or a Platinum Age of...
  • TV This Week, May 4 - 10: '24: Live Another Day' on Fox

    TV This Week, May 4 - 10: '24: Live Another Day' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 4 - 10, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY All in all, Homer is just another brick in the...