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Comedy wins big for 75th Annual Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors announced the Entertainment and Children’s programs that are among this year’s Peabody 30 winners. The 11 honorees, revealed live on NBC’s Today show this morning, range from the reality-show spoof UnREAL to the classical British drama Wolf Hall, from the German spy thriller Deutschland 83 to the family comedy […]

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Melissa McCarthy, Amy Poehler, and Adam Devine all winners at 2016 MTV Movie Awards

Comedy ran rampant at the 25th Anniversary of the MTV Movie Awards. Some of the biggest names in the genre were on hand to host, present, and be recognized for their work. From Melissa McCarthy receiving the “Comedic Genius Award” to The Lonely Island performing a medley of some of Will Smith’s all-time greats, the […]

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Neko White crowned 2016 Carolines Comedy Madness champion

Comedian Neko White joins the ranks of Nate Bargatze, Dan Soder, Michael Che, Adam Newman, Mark Normand, Gary Vider and 2015 winner Anthony DeVito as the latest champion of Carolines Comedy Madness stand-up competition. Taking a page from the NCAA college basketball tournament’s “March Madness,” Carolines on Broadway placed 64 of New York City’s best […]

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The Logan Awards a.ka. The Comedy Music Awards announce their winners

The Logan Whitehurst Memorial Awards for Excellence in Comedy Music, aka The Logan Awards, ​in association with The​Fun​ny M​usic P​roject, aka The FuMP​, announces the winners for the sixth annual comedy music awards. The award ceremony was held at Marscon,​ at the Hilton Minneapolis/St Paul Mall of America in Bloomington, MN the weekend of March […]

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Jimmy Kimmel will be hosting the 2016 Emmy Awards

It’s official. Jimmy Kimmel tweeted out earlier today that he will indeed be hosting the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards on September 18. This is familiar territory for the late night host as he filled the same duties back in 2012. “I am excited to be hosting the Emmys again,” Kimmel said in a statement on […]

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Watch Chris Rock’s opening monologue from the Oscars

The 2016 Academy Awards kicked kicked off and they’re hosted by comedian Chris Rock. Many luminaries in Hollywood called for boycott of the awards including Spike Lee, Will Smith, and Jada Pinkett-Smith. With some putting pressure on Rock to step down as host of the ceremony. This was debated in the office many times as […]

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Louis C.K. wins Grammy for “Live at Madison Square Garden”

Congratulations are in order for comedian Louis C.K. as he took home his second Grammy today for his album Live At Madison Square Garden. CK beat out Lisa Lampanelli’s Back to the Drawing Board, Wyatt Cenac’s Brooklyn, Jay Mohr’s Happy. And A Lot., as well as Craig Ferguson’s Just Being Honest. This particular taping took […]

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2016 Writers Guild Award winners include Veep, Inside Amy Schumer, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Real Time with Bill Maher

The Writers Guild Awards honor outstanding writing in film, television, new media, videogames, news, radio, promotional, and graphic animation categories. The awards were presented jointly in competitive categories during concurrent ceremonies on February 13 in Los Angeles. Actor-writer-comedian Patton Oswalt (Veep, Justified) hosted the WGAW’s West Coast ceremony. Presenters who appeared at the L.A. show […]