Well, it seems that one hour of baller late night television is not enough for Comedy Central. Today they announced that comedian Chris Hardwick will be an expansion of the late night milkshake block that currently brings all the boys 18-34 to the yard with The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. Har...
BBC America just announced an impressive guest lineup for The Nerdist, the network's new Chris Hardwick-hosted show based on the popular podcast and blog of the same name. After a series of one-hour specials on BBC America, The Nerdist will kick off its 10-episode first season this Saturday, March...
What's a decade for comedy nerds to wait for their beloved British characters?
Over the weekend, we saw the rebirth of not only Steve Coogan's "Alan Partridge," but also Ricky Gervais' "David Brent."
Coogan's fictional radio and TV talk-show host has...
In an effort to support and positively address transgender roles on mainstream comedy television shows, the BBC has teamed up with artist collective Trans Comedy to bestow upon upcoming writers the Trans Comedy Award. Specifically BBC Writersroom, an...
BBC America announced Wednesday that it's giving Chris Hardwick and his Nerdist colleagues a promotion -- a full, regular season of hourlong episodes of The Nerdist comedy variety show for 2013.
“As a huge fanboy of nerd culture stuff, we at the Nerd...
If you think Jesse Ventura is the only one wrapped up in conspiracy theories. Across the pond, Irish comedian Andrew Maxwell has a BBC Three TV series called Conspiracy Road Trip.
So far this season, he has taken people from Leeds to London to examin...
After running a trial episode in March of its American adaptation of "News Quiz," BBC Radio 4 is moving forward with at least two more episodes in October to bring American comedic sensibilities to the upcoming U.S. elections across the pond for Brit...
David Tennant has signed up to host a Channel 4 comedy panel show.
The seven-part series, called Comedy World Cup, will see teams of comedians using their stand-up skills to avoid being knocked out of the contest.
Footage of Russell Brand smoking heroin in a dingy flat are to be show in a shock TV documentary about the power of addiction.
The footage was filmed more than ten years ago, when he was in his 20s and still a junkie.
However, he admits that he still yearns for the drug.
The BBC filmed him at the Savoy Hotel reacting the footage, which was shot by a friend,
He said: ‘It doesn’t matter that I was sat in that flat in Hackney and now I’m in the Savoy. I’m jealous of me then.
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