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Dave Chappelle tells Letterman why he really left popular show

New York - Having once had his own mega-hit TV show and mysteriously walking away from it at the peak of its popularity, comedian Dave Chappelle appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman to explain his decision.

Comedy Central comedian to replace iconic CBS host

New York - Ascerbic TV host and comedian Stephen Colbert has agreed to move to CBS next year to replace David Letterman, an iconic figure who revolutionized the television talk-show format in 30 years on late-night television.

Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman

Stephen Colbert, who will replace David Letterman on "The Late Show," has released a statement regarding the character he plays on Comedy Central and his new gig.

'South Park' marathon online leading up Season 17 premiere

If you need a heavy dose of Cartman and all the other lovable characters on "South Park," then here's your chance. It just requires you to have a stable Internet connection, and lots of time.

Comedy Central's Jon Stewart calls out gun control opponents

On last night's The Daily Show, comedian Jon Stewart went serious to attack opponents of gun control and stressed the importance of debating this issue to help keep Americans safe.

Video: Election News Meltdown: Jon Stewart Mocks Fox News

Jon Stewart, host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," has a field day with Karl Rove and Fox News on its Tuesday night coverage of the 2012 Presidential election.

Review: Colbert's new book rich with sharp, if uneven, satire Special

There's a simple reason why Stephen Colbert – or rather, the blustery, egocentric, reactionary, right-wing pundit character he plays on TV – is so lovable, despite all the reprehensible things he says and believes. The secret: You can't hate a baby.

Jon Stewart to debate Bill O'Reilly Oct. 6 for 90 minutes

The Daily Show host Jon Stewart will debate Fox's Bill O'Reilly on Saturday October 6 in Washington for 90 minutes, an event anyone can watch via a livestream costing $4.95.

20 million DirectTV customers will lose Viacom channels Wednesday

Due to a negotiation impasse, millions of U.S. TV viewers will soon be unable to view channels such as MTV, Comedy Central, BET and other Viacom properties. The blackout will be in effect as of Tuesday at midnight.

What a Daily Show intern reveals about Jon Stewart

Right now a former intern at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart is answering questions online via a forum on the popular website reddit. He reveals the comedian's writing process, what Stewart is like off-camera and other peeks behind the curtain.

Comedy Awards already handed out, even though the show is May 6th

New York - To paraphrase Rodney Dangerfield, "I tell you, I don't get any respect." Now, enter the 2nd Annual Comedy Awards. If it is respect they want, why do it the way they do it?

Review: South Park takes on Tebowing, cat-breading, GOP debates

Tonight's new South Park episode skewered Internet fads, also known as memes, by perfectly satirizing our Web generation's obsession with trends such as "Tebowing". The show had their own version - Faith Hilling and Taylor Swifting.

Can 'The Artist' win against these comedies?

So, you think comedy gets a bit short-changed come award season, do you? Not this year as "The Artist" was the big winner. However, the comedy folk think so and they do have their own awards, too.

Fans of Stephen Colbert rejoice as 'The Report' returns this week

After an unannounced break last week, Stephen Colbert is back behind his C-shaped desk on "The Colbert Report." Colbert's show will air new episodes starting Monday, after airing repeats since the middle of last week.

Colbert's super PAC ad suggests Mitt Romney is a serial killer

Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, host of The Colbert Report, continues to mock the 2012 presidential election with the release of a television commercial from his super PAC targeting Mitt Romney.

Colbert's super PAC ad suggests Mitt Romney is a serial killer

Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, host of The Colbert Report, continues to mock the 2012 presidential election with the release of a television commercial from his super PAC targeting Mitt Romney.

Is Stephen Colbert going to run for U.S. President?

On his Comedy Central TV show last night, Stephen Colbert said he will make a major announcement tonight regarding a recent poll finding him practically tied with Jon Hunstman in South Carolina. Will he once again begin a campaign for the White House?

Jon Stewart: Mitt Romney hiding from his Liberal self

Comedy Central's Jon Stewart examined the performance of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's appearance on Fox News, uncovering what Stewart sees as Romney's mistress in himself.

Comedian Patrice O'Neal dies at 41

American comedian Patrice O'Neal has been confirmed dead at the age of 41, due to complications following a major stroke in October.

Stewart on Rick Perry's debate gaffe: 'Are you not entertained?'

In his recap of Wednesday's GOP debate, Comedy Central's Jon Stewart celebrated Republican presidential candidate Governor Rick Perry's brain freeze.

Colbert: President Obama 'is wiping out Christians' in Uganda

In response to President Obama's decision to send 100 American troops to the Uganda region in pursuit of the Lord's Resistance Army, Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert detailed how the White House move was akin to 'wiping out Christians.'

Seth MacFarlane speaks publicly about Jon Stewart confrontation

In an appearance on CNN's 'Piers Morgan Tonight,' Seth MacFarlane, creator of the popular animated series 'Family Guy,' spoke out about an uncomfortable telephone conversation initiated by Jon Stewart.

Ron Paul talks free markets and the drug war with Jon Stewart

In his third appearance on Comedy Central's 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' on Monday night, Republican presidential candidate Congressman Ron Paul explained his Libertarian message on free markets and personal freedom.

Ron Paul to appear on Jon Stewart's 'Daily Show' tonight

Making his first appearance on Comedy Central's 'The Daily Show With Jon Stewart' since declaring his 2012 presidential candidacy, Congressman Ron Paul, having thanked Mr. Stewart for "the help," will return as a guest tonight.

Sheen roast to air same night as Kutcher's 'Men' debut

Claiming his roast on Comedy Central is "going to be epic," Charlie Sheen likely could not have asked for a better night for the event to air: the very same evening Ashton Kutcher is to debut as Mr. Sheen's replacement on 'Two and a Half Men.'

Daily Show, South Park, others win at the first Comedy Awards

New York - It's been well documented that comedy doesn't get a lot of respect from the Academy Awards. Comedy Central, MTV Networks and Don Mischer Productions have teamed together this year to create their own solution: The Comedy Awards.

Trump raises $2 million for charity on Comedy Central roast

New York - Entrepreneur, philanthropist and possible presidential candidate Donald Trump appeared on a Comedy Central telecast hosted by Seth MacFarlane. Trump took the comedic jabs in a roast where his proceeds were reported to be donated to charity.

Inside the Stewart/Colbert 'Rally to Restore Sanity' schedule

Washington - Saturday's Washington rally organized by comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert will feature musicians such as Sheryl Crow and the Roots and a video of the "The Sanity and Fear Awards," a media report revealed.

Funny man Greg Giraldo passes away at 44

Comedian Greg Giraldo has died following, what is being deemed by authorities, an accidental overdose. He was found Sept. 25 and brought to hospital where he passed away four days later.

Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart staging Washington rallies Oct. 30

Talk show hosts Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are teaming up to hold opposing rallies in Washington on Oct. 30. While Stewart's rally is ideal for people who want to "take it down a notch for America," Colbert's is a "march to keep fear alive."
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