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  • Season Preview 2014: What to watch on TV in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: What to watch on TV in Orlando
    Here are the synopses, time slots and premiere dates, where available, for new series and programs from the broadcast networks, cable channels and PBS. Schedules can change. TV critic Hal Boedeker assesses the programs.
  • Netflix Adds Bill Cosby Stand-Up Special to Comedy Lineup

    Netflix announced four new exclusive stand-up comedy specials today, including one from Bill Cosby shot last month, which will join the previously announced Chelsea Handler hourlong comedy special debuting in October. The video-streaming service over the...

    Adam Carolla takes Burbank Comedy Fest honor

     Adam Carolla takes Burbank Comedy Fest honor
    The Burbank Comedy Festival kicks off Sunday with Jeff Garlin, known for TV's "The Goldbergs" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm," leading a mix of established comics and up-and-comers from across the nation. Hosted by Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant, the fest...

    Irish-American Bishop learns Chinese to break down comedy walls

    (Reuters) - An Irish-American stand-up comedian has dramatically increased the size of his potential audience by learning to perform his act in Mandarin Chinese. Des Bishop, 38, left his home in Dublin and moved to China in 2013 for a year to immerse...

    Spanx founder Sara Blakely on how the company fits into jeans

    Spanx founder Sara Blakely on how the company fits into jeans
    Spanx has expanded from sleek, slimming underwear into the field of everyone's favorite outerwear: jeans. The company, whose foundation garments have been helping women fit smoothly into work and special occasion clothes since the year 2000, introduced...