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  • 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...
  • Emanuel to appear on Fallon show tonight

    Emanuel to appear on Fallon show tonight
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will make good tonight on his promise to join funnyman Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show in exchange for Fallon taking a dunk in Lake Michigan during Chicago's historically frigid winter. Fallon invited Emanuel on the show shortly after...
  • Maker Studios Premieres Ben Stiller's 'Next Time on Lonny' on Its Own Site, Ahead of YouTube

    Disney's Maker Studios is debuting the second season of reality-TV spoof "Next Time on Lonny" from Ben Stiller's Red Hour Digital on Maker.TV, a day before it puts the episodes up on YouTube. With the release strategy, Maker -- like other multichannel...
  • Twitter Takeover Coming to Xbox One as Microsoft Adds 45 New Apps to Console

    Twitter will be hard to miss on the Xbox One when Microsoft integrates the social media platform on the videogame console's TV listings. Twitter will be one of 45 new entertainment apps that will be added to the Xbox One and Xbox 360 around the world....
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    Jim Florentine: Remember "Crank Yankers," that show on Comedy Central with those hilariously annoying puppets making real prank calls? Well, Jim Florentine, the voice of the obnoxious "Special Ed" and perpetually burping "Bobby Fletcher" puppets, is in...
  • John Oliver finds humor in net neutrality, but loses the facts

    John Oliver finds humor in net neutrality, but loses the facts
    Comedian John Oliver of HBO's "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" has done the unimaginable: He made the debate over the Federal Communications Commission's proposed net neutrality rules compelling. Now if only he'd gotten the facts right. Oliver,...
  • Weekend preview: Finding your inner swede and Sweet Hollywaiian

    Weekend preview: Finding your inner swede and Sweet Hollywaiian
    Swede Fest Palm Beach is now in its third year (they prefer the term “threequel” to “threepeat,” thanks), and film festival founder Belle Forino has noticed an increase in the quality of the 47 films submitted so far. Yes, we&...
  • Why Actresses Like Zooey Deschanel, Mindy Kaling are Stepping Up Behind the Camera

    Before Zooey Deschanel joined the cast of Fox's "The New Girl" in 2011, she wasn't exactly looking for a full-time television series. She had already guest-starred on plenty of established shows, like Showtime's "Weeds," and had a thriving film career...
  • Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries Readies IPO for Network 18 Subsidiary

    LONDON -- After announcing plans to acquire a controlling stake in media conglomerate Network18 last week, billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries is planning to list its home shopping network HomeShop18 on the New York Stock Exchange....
  • 'Obvious Child's' Jenny Slate ready to be in the lead

     'Obvious Child's' Jenny Slate ready to be in the lead
    "I'm definitely wearing a bikini top as a shirt," Jenny Slate said, looking down at her body as if she were observing it for the first time that day. She was. Overalls shorts too. She'd spent the night before drinking at the Sportsmen's Lodge,...