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Coronavirus Hits the NBA and Trump Makes the Virus Racist | The Daily Social Distancing Show

"The Daily Social Distancing Show" Joins Comedy Central Line-Up

All across the pop culture landscape, productions have shut down over growing fears of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic – with television's late-night talk/variety shows getting hit first and hardest. Now, in a sign of one of the long-term changes this may bring, The Daily Social Distancing Show with Trevor Noah will be working a double-shift […]




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"Reno 911!": Niecy Nash, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Cedric Yarbrough & Carlos Alazraqui Recruited for Quibi/Comedy Central Revival

Nevada's finest is calling in "reinforcements" for Quibi's upcoming restart of Comedy Central favorite Reno 911!. Joining original series creators and cast members Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, and Kerri Kenney-Silver in the short-form streaming service series are Niecy Nash, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Cedric Yarbrough, and Carlos Alazraqui. Ian Roberts, Joe LoTruglio, and Mary Birdsong will […]



Why “Rick and Morty” and “Futurama” is the Ultimate Animated Crossover [OPINION]

"Rick and Morty" & "Futurama": The Ultimate Animated Crossover [OPINION]

There's no denying the current impact of Rick and Morty to the cultural zeitgeist. It adds so many elements of science fiction together from satirizing the pop culture through its various worlds while maintaining the balance between comedy, cynicism and nihilism. Hard to imagine despite the show's popularity on Adult Swim, it gets the longevity […]


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"Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens": Awkwafina's Comedy Central Sets Title, Director

With production currently underway in NYC, Awkwafina's (Crazy Rich Asians, The Farewell) upcoming Comedy Central series now has something going for it that every show on television covets: a title. Set to debut in January 2020, Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens is based loosely on the actor's life and has scored an impressive directorial line-up: […]

"Drunk History" to Tackle Poodle "Fame" (PREVIEW)

Fame is one of those things that skews the reality behind the famous person, often times over-shadowing the other accomplishments that person might have had in life. Comedy Central's Drunk History will be looking into the effects that massive popularity can have on a person's career on the next episode, titled, appropriately enough, "Fame." Hedy […]

'Drunk History" Returns with a Flying Lawn Chair

'Drunk History" S06, Ep08: Derek Waters Returns with a Flying Lawn Chair

Imagine my delight when this week's episode of Drunk History came on. This week's episode features a segment about Lawn Chair Larry Walters (Colin Hanks), who managed to make history with a flight on his lawn chair. Doug Jones tells the story of Larry, who really, really wanted to fly. He had been rejected by […]

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'Drunk History' Returning with Full Roster of Drunk Historians

One of the many mistakes a person can make while watching Drunk History on Comedy Central is trying to keep up with the celebrity historians. I tried once to match Paget Brewster, and failed gloriously. My lesson has been learned, but this latest announcement has me seriously intrigued. Maybe with training I will do better! […]

Comedy Central Bringing 'Daily Show,' 'Broad City' Finale and More to SXSW 2019

This year, Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah will be in the spotlight at SXSW Festival – which will be taking over most of downtown Austin, TX with multiple events. Not to be outdone, network programming pal Broad City will premiere its final episodes on Sunday, March 10 – followed with an exclusive […]


The Revolution Will Be Animated! 5 Subversive Shows Stickin' It to "The Man"

Okay, let me start with the headline that "subversive" word: I know I had to look it up to make sure I had the definition right, too. Thanks to the fine folks at Merriam-Webster, I learned this: Subversive: a systematic attempt to overthrow or undermine a government or political system by persons working secretly from […]

'Drunk History' Tackles "The Creation of Frankenstein" in 2019

If you haven't seen an episode of Comedy Central's Drunk History, you are missing out.  Especially if you are someone who knows historical reenactors (or if you are one yourself). Series host and creator Derek Waters just commented on this Twitter post from the official Drunk History account, with a trailer for a new episode of the series coming […]


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Comedy Central Orders Awkwafina, B. D. Wong Series

Awkwafina is a delight, and we're happy to report that we'll be getting a lot more of her because Comedy Central just ordered a [shocker] comedy series, which will also star B.D. Wong. One of the breakout stars of Crazy Rich Asians, the rapper-actress is enjoying newfound recognition from her role in the well received internationally acclaimed […]

TV Scorecard: Bleeding Cool's Guide to January 2019 Premieres/Returns

With 2018 ready to shuffle off this mortal coil in a little over a month, it's never too early to take a look ahead at what's coming up for the new year – and 2019 looks like it's going to make this year feel like Fischer-Price "My First TV Schedule." So while Bleeding Cool rewires […]