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Jason Reitman Explains Why Labor Day Failed

Jason Reitman has had a remarkable career. Since making his feature directorial debut in 2005 with the dark comedy Thank You For Smoking, this gifted writer-director has earned four Academy Award nominations, including a Best Picture nod for his 2010 effort Up In The Air. Show More Summary

DeadlineNow @ Toronto: Hammond Praises ‘St. Vincent’, Touched By ‘The Drop’

Deadline Awards Columnist Pete Hammond recounts his first full day at the 2014 Toronto Film Festival. For Hammond, Weinstein Co.'s Bill Murray comedy St. Vincent has awards potential, while the premiere of James Gandolfini's last film The Drop from Fox Searchlight drew a moving reception. Here's Hammond's take on both…

Is It Poetry? Comedy? or Both? Our Saturday Short: "On Loop"

Vimeo - Four in the morning, crapped out, yawning. - Royal College of Art graduation film by Christine Hooper. christinehooper.com/On-Loop @christinehooper Please vote for 'On Loop' to be shortlisted for the British Comedy Awards www.comedy.co.uk/bca/video/71 Starring...Show More Summary

An Existential Swedish Comedy Won the Venice Film Festival's Golden Lion

The Venice Film Festival concluded last night with a morbid Swedish comedy called A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence taking top honors. Roy Andersson accepted the award saying, "It's so full of empathy and it's so humanistic and I think that's what movies should be, in the... More »

Venice Film Festival awards top prize to 'A Pigeon Sat on a Bench'

Swedish director Roy Andersson's offbeat comedy "A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence" won the Golden Lion award for best film at the 71st Venice Film Festival on Saturday.

The Fashion World Mourns Joan Rivers, An Icon Who Changed An Industry

To say that Joan Rivers was a major fashion icon would be a complete understatement -- she was so much more. The "Queen of Comedy" was a New York Fashion Week staple and made award season worth watching. Known for her hilarious and often...Show More Summary

Joan Rivers' Best Red Carpet Moments Remembered By The E! Network; Watch Her At Her Funniest HERE

Today has been a sad day for the world of comedy. We lost truly lost one of the greats. Joan Rivers' red carpet coverage was always a highlight of any awards show. In addition to airing a very movie tribute, E! also arranged a brief compilation of Joan's best red carpet moments, and watching it makes us [...]

How Joan Rivers Sparked Univision's Raúl De Molina's Television Career

The world lost an icon of comedy on Thursday when Joan Rivers passed away at 81. For Emmy Award winner Raúl De Molina, Rivers' death also meant the loss of the woman who jump-started his decades-long TV career. In an interview with HuffPost...Show More Summary

Comedy - Rhys Nicholson

10-11 Sep In 2012 we gave Rhys Nicholson the award for Best Newcomer at the Sydney Comedy Festival, not because he was immaculately dressed and more than a little...

Jim Parsons Hits the Stratosphere

Honestly, if this keeps up, they’re just going to have to rename the Emmy Award for Lead Actor in a Comedy the Jim Parsons Award. Last week, the 41-year-old won the prize for a fourth time for his role as Sheldon Cooper, main character on CBS’ The Big Bang Theory. Show More Summary

Theatre - The Bleeding Tree

31 Jul 2015-05 Sep 2015 Melbourne writer-performer Angus Cerini won the 2014 Griffin Award for this dark comedy, set in the Australian bush.

6 Times Stephen Colbert Has Appeared Out of Character in the Media

2 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

This week, The Colbert Report won its second-consecutive Emmy Award in the Outstanding Variety Series category. Stephen Colbert only has a few more months as host of the Comedy Central show before he takes over for David Letterman on CBS' Late Show. And this time he will be doing it as Stephen Colbert, not "Stephen Colbert."

You're Welcome: Emmys Recap

You're Welcome: Emmys Recap 1:23 You're Welcome: Emmys Recap Submitted by: Darren Miller Regular Keywords: You're Welcome recap Emmys awards award show television TV comedy drama Emmy academy Seth Myers celebrity celebrities Views: ...

'Silicon Valley' Season 2: Thomas Middleditch, Zach Woods respond to critical praise

"Silicon Valley" might not have won the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series at the 66th primetime Emmy Awards, but as star Kumail Nanjiani noted, "We came in second!"Earning an Emmy nomination for a freshman season is no small feat, and the critical praise lavished on "Silicon Valley" for Season 1 make expectations pretty high during Season 2. Show More Summary

FX Orders Zach Galifianakis Comedy Series 'Baskets'

Series Co-Created by Zach Galifianakis, Emmy® Award Winner Louis C.K. and Emmy Award-Nominated Jonathan Krisel

Emmy Awards 2014: ‘Modern Family’, ‘Breaking Bad’, ‘Sherlock’ Bag Multiple Emmys While Jim Parsons Is Best Lead Actor In A Comedy

The Emmys this year perfectly mirrored the viewers’ expectations and it was quite a biased outcome as popular sitcoms Breaking Bad, Modern Family and Sherlock took home multiple awards. Breaking Bad may have left the silver screen some time ago, however, that hasn’t stopped it from winning 5 awards. In addition to the show taking

Billy Crystal Remembers Robin Williams At The Emmys [Watch]

At the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards last night, Billy Crystal paid a special tribute to Robin Williams, calling him “the brightest star in the comedy galaxy.” Robin Williams passed just two weeks before the Emmys took place. He spent 4 decades in comedy and was remembered in a touching and heartfelt way. Crystal shared stories […]

Why the Hell Does ‘Modern Family’ Keep Winning the Best Comedy Emmy?

There are certain traditions that we can count on in popular culture. Super Bowl parties. Oscar red carpet gawking. Beyoncé idolatry. MTV VMA hand-wringing. And every year, when the Primetime Emmys hand out their award for Outstanding...Show More Summary

Julia Louis-Dreyfus And Bryan Cranston Make Out At 2014 Emmys [Watch]

After shooting an Emmy promo together, Bryan Cranston and Julia Louis-Dreyfus rekindled an old love scene at the 2014 Emmy Awards last night. Both Dreyfus and Cranston took the stage to announce Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and the Breaking Bad lead tried to remind the Veep star of their old pairing on […]

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