NYTVF / Comedy Central Comedy Script Contest
The New York Television Festival (NYTVF) and Comedy Central are seeking original comedic short pilots and accompanying shooting scripts from independent artists and production companies. The top submissions will be reviewed by the network and the winning producer will receive a $7,500 development deal with Comedy Central. [Read More]
Three new videos from Weird Al: “Polka Face,” “Party in the CIA” & “Canadian Idiot”
The hourlong "Weird" Al Yankovic special is coming around the corner when she comes, which is this Saturday, Oct. 1, on Comedy Central. “Weird Al” Yankovic Live! – The Alpocalypse Tour is his first TV special since 1999?!? So roll out the barrels of ... [Read More]
Matt Stone and Trey Parker receive the 60 Minutes profile treatment
Just in time for new episodes of the 15th anniversary of South Park, creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker received the full-on profile by 60 Minutes. Here's the segment that aired Sunday night on CBS. If you prefer reading, then you can read the 60 M... [Read More]
Comedy Central launches short pilot competition with New York TV Festival
As the 2011 New York Television Festival hits its own homestretch this weekend, it has announced a new initiative with Comedy Central that seeks original comedy pilots and scripts, with the top submission receiving a $7,500 development deal from the ... [Read More]
Watch a preview of the “60 Minutes” interview with Trey Parker and Matt Stone
Peeling back the curtain of an iconic comedy show is a fascinating, sometimes unnerving experience. Remember when you found out the voice of Bart Simpson came from a lady who bore no resemblance to the little brat? Yeah. Rough revelation. Fortunatel... [Read More]
Jon Stewart Shows Rolling Stone the Daily Show's Orgy Room
They say you never want to watch the sausage being made, and that may be true, but after seeing this Rolling Stone interview with Jon Stewart about the creative process behind a typical day at The Daily Show, I think I'd at least like to watch J... [Read More]
Watch six minutes of “Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time,” premiering Oct. 5 on Comedy Central
Gird your loins, people! But loosen up your laugh reflex, because Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time, the hit Comedy Central sketch series from stand-up’s favorite bad boy, is making its triumphant second season debut on Oct. 5. Returning for more Swardson... [Read More]
Amy Schumer on her Steve-O, Ryan Dunn roast joke: “I don’t feel the need to apologize”
Now that the Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen aired last night — the network’s highest rated roast in history, by the way, with an average of 6.4 million viewers — the outrage has begun. Hooray! But, really most of the outrage ... [Read More]
Comedy Central Cuts Rape Jokes From Sheen Roast | FishbowlLA
Comedy Central was happy to include convicted rapist Mike Tyson in the roast of Charlie Sheen, but all jokes made about Tyson’s history of sexual assault were edited out for Monday night’s broadcast. [Read More]
Sorry, Charlie: Highlights from the Comedy Central #SheenRoast
Comedy Central really wants you to interact with its Roast of Charlie Sheen tonight, so much so that it has constructed a customized online dashboard encouraging you to Tweet and encouraging a competition among the roasters to see who's the most popu... [Read More]