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December 10, 2013 | By Jessica Gelt
Comedian Daniel Tosh got a huge vote of confidence from Comedy Central on Tuesday when the network pledged to renew his show "Tosh.0" for three consecutive seasons (6, 7 and 8). The show, which finds Tosh blithely riffing on some of the funniest and most buzzworthy clips on the Internet, concludes its fifth season Tuesday evening. Season 6 (which will consist of 30 episodes) will premiere on Feb. 18. During its five-year run, "Tosh.0" has scored big successes. It's the No. 1 entertainment series on Tuesday nights among the coveted demographic of men ages 18 to 24, and it averages 3 million viewers.
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November 30, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
Standup comedian Brody Stevens' big screen credits (as he's quick to tell you) include "The Hangover," "The Hangover Part II" and "Due Date. " He's been pals with fellow standup and current movie star Zach Galifianakis for years -- since their days of doing standup together back in New York City. And Galifianakis is now using some of his star clout to help his friend by serving as executive producer of Steven's reality-comedy series "Brody Stevens: Enjoy It. " The series, which premieres on Comedy Central on Sunday, is an expansion of the short series of the same name that played on the online HBO Go service last year.
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November 23, 2013 | By Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times Television Critic
Bill Cosby, 76, has a concert special Saturday -- his first such TV show in 30 years, though he hasn't been exactly out of sight in the meantime. There were a couple of sitcoms, and a mystery series, and lately, he has become a favored guest on Jimmy Fallon's "Late Night. " That he is effecting this return via Comedy Central, home of "Workaholics," "Drunk History" and "Inside Amy Schumer" and many stand-up hours featuring comedians less polite than himself is something he has a little comic sport with at the top. It is a sit-down, rather than a stand-up, performance.
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November 15, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
All those hashtag games have paid off for Comedy Central. The network announced on Friday that it's renewing its new late-night show, "@midnight," for another year. The comedy game show hosted by Chris Hardwick, in which three comedians compete for points by riffing on the most interesting or absurd social media moments of the day, will return with new episodes in January. The show will mirror the production schedule of "The Daily Show" and "Colbert Report" and will have 40 weeks of new episodes in 2014.
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November 12, 2013
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 10 - 16, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     SERIES Revolution As Miles (Billy Burke) and the gang try to find a way out of their dangerous situation, Rachel and Gene's (Elizabeth Mitchell, Stephen Collins) relationship struggles take a toll on Charlie (Tracy Spiridakos). Giancarlo Esposito also stars in this new episode.
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September 1, 2013 | By Matt Cooper
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 1 - 7, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   SERIES Stalked by a Ghost A psychic comes to the aid of people who claim to be haunted by relentless spirits in this new reality series. 7 and 8 p.m. Biography Tamra's O.C. Wedding One of the stars of "The Real Housewives of Orange County" gets her own spinoff.
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September 1, 2013 | By Susan King
It's a hectic week for James Franco. But then again, what week isn't? On Saturday, Franco premiered his latest directorial effort, "Child of God," at the Venice International Film Festival, and on Sunday he was back on the red carpet there for the screening of "Palo Alto," Gia Coppola's film in which he stars. Then on Labor Day evening, Comedy Central is airing its roast of the actor/director/poet/artist/novelist that was taped on Aug. 25. PHOTOS: Fall movie sneaks 2013 And on Friday, the Playhouse West Film Festival is presenting "An Evening with James Franco and Jim Parrack" as its opening-night event at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood.
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August 26, 2013 | By Yvonne Villarreal
After Comedy Central's roast of James Franco on Sunday (a.k.a. the night Miley Cyrus went cray-cray at the MTV Video Music Awards, and 'N Sync reunited), the honoree could sum it up only one way. "It was pretty dirty up there," Franco said backstage after the nearly three-hour-long taping. "I didn't look at my grandma during some of the speeches. " Of course, he noted, she's seen her grandson in "Sonny," a film directed by Nicolas Cage in which Franco plays a male prostitute, so we're guessing nothing makes the 91-year-old flinch anymore.
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August 21, 2013 | By Greg Braxton
It keeps getting funnier and funnier. Aziz Ansari and Andy Samberg have just signed on to the dais for Comedy Central's roast of James Franco. The two comedians will join roast master Seth Rogen and previously announced roasters Bill Hader, Sarah Silverman, Jonah Hill, Nick Kroll, Natasha Leggero and Jeff Ross. 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