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  • CBS' Nina Tassler Talks 'Big Bang' Contracts, 'Good Wife' Snub and Latenight

    Though the cast of "The Big Bang Theory" is still negotiating their contracts for the new season, "We're feeling very confident that these deals will be able to be worked out," chairman of CBS Entertainment Nina Tassler told reporters Thursday at the...
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    Comedy Takeover at Gigi's: This monthly event will feature headlining comedian Eric DaSilva at Gigi's Music Cafe. With jokes about gun control, driving in Miami and being chubby, DaSilva has performed at Comedy Central's South Beach Comedy Festival and on...
  • Google Touts Deals with CBS, Viacom for Google Play Storefront

    Google has inked pacts with CBS and Viacom to sell TV episodes through the Internet giant's Google Play online store, as it continues to ratchet up competition with Apple and Amazon.com. Nikesh Arora, Google's soon-to-be-departing chief business officer,...
  • Qplay, Internet Set-Top Startup Formed by TiVo Founders, Shuts Down

    Qplay, the Internet video-device and app startup launched by the founders of TiVo, is closing its doors less than six months after launching its first product. The company announced Saturday that its last day of service will be Friday, July 25 ....
  • 'Houdini' miniseries starring Adrien Brody to air Sept. 1-2 on History

    'Houdini' miniseries starring Adrien Brody to air Sept. 1-2 on History
    Oscar winner Adrien Brody will play illusionist Harry Houdini in a two-part miniseries set to air on History on Sept. 1 and 2. "Houdini" will chart the rise of the world-famous performer, who got his start performing with his brother on Coney Island...
  • Small Bites: The Old Bay beer from Flying Dog gets its own party

    Small Bites: The Old Bay beer from Flying Dog gets its own party
    Small Bites is a round-up of news and tidbits from Baltimore's dining scene The fun never stops for Dead Rise Old Bay summer ale, the mammoth hit from Flying Dog Brewery. On July 31, Wit & Wisdom is hosting a Dead Rise party on its waterside patio...
  • 10 Comics to Watch: Ron Funches' Teddy-Bear Persona Anything but 'Undateable'

    On stage, Ron Funches' warm, teddy-bear persona and low-key, unhurried delivery and double entendres ensure that his deadpan R-rated zingers (check out his "Fuck Linda neck tattoo" and "Fat Pussy" bits) wouldn't offend a church lady. It's an art he's...
  • 10 Comics to Watch: Nathan Fielder's Dumb Starbucks Stunt Goes Viral

    Between seasons 1 and 2 of Comedy Central's "Nathan for You," its creator, Nathan Fielder, had some down time, during which he became unnaturally obsessed with psychics. He studied them, researched them and later created an entire online presence around a...
  • 10 Comics to Watch: Pete Davidson Hits Fast Track With Nick Cannon

    Still not old enough to buy beer, Pete Davidson delivered his first routine at age 16 after hours of watching other comics on stage. "I only had like one friend in high school, so I wasn't invited to the parties on the weekends. So instead of going to...
  • Five Comedy Incubations That Hatched Into Major Stars and Projects

    Last month, during a master class at the Taormina Film Festival, no less a star than Ben Stiller admitted that his career wouldn't have gotten far if he'd relied on auditions, which seldom went his way early on, for other people's projects. "A lot of...
  • 'Scandal's' Joe Morton, 'Masters of Sex's' Allison Janney Score Emmy Drama Guest Actor Awards

    "Scandal's" Joe Morton got the nod for guest actor in a drama series at Saturday's Creative Arts Awards, while Allison Janney won guest actress in a drama for Showtime's "Masters of Sex." Morton walked away a winner for his first-ever Emmy nom. Janney is...