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June 28, 2012
A comic who specializes in a taboo-busting form of mischievously delivered shock and awe, Sarah Silverman's profile isn't quite as sky-high as when she was inspiring complimentary magazine profiles in the wake of her one-woman-show-turned-movie "Jesus Is Magic," but she still has a sharp eye for digging into sacred cows. Here she'll be joined by a roster of guests that includes Natasha Leggero, Eddie Pepitone and more. Largo, 366 N. La Cienega Blvd., L.A. Thurs., 8:30 p.m. $25. http://www.largo-la.com .
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January 13, 2014 | By Ellen Olivier
The event: ”Help Haiti Home,” staged by Sean Penn & Friends and presented at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills by Giorgio Armani to benefit the J/P Haitian Relief Organization. Anderson Cooper served as host and ceremonies ended with a surprise performance by U2. The scene: Held on Golden Globes weekend, the affair Saturday brought out a generous helping of A-listers, some of whom bid generously enough at the live auction to bring the gala's proceeds to a whopping $6 million.
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May 4, 2010
The Bedwetter Stories of Courage, Redemption and Pee Sarah Silverman Harper: 240 pp., $25.99
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December 19, 2013 | By Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times Television Critic
You may have heard or read or woke up suddenly thinking that we are living in a New Golden Age of Television. Some call it the platinum age, which sounds a little too Rodeo Drive to me. But let them have their fun. Most of this new golden/platinum age talk centers on drama, and mostly cable drama, which connotes seriousness and ambition (and sex and death); we are still living in the age of "The Sopranos. " When, on Dec. 10, the American Film Institute named its Top 10 shows of 2013, only one sitcom - HBO's political farce "Veep" - was among them.
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November 1, 2012 | Ed Stockly
Click here to download TV listings for the week Oct. 28 - Nov. 3 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     CBS This Morning CEO Mitchell B. Modell. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Naomie Harris; Aerosmith performs. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America John Goodman; Sarah Silverman; Nancy Grace. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Kelly and Michael Javier Bardem; Sarah Silverman. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Billy Ray Cyrus performs; Steven Tyler and Joe Perry; Terry O'Quinn; J.R. Martinez.
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April 29, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
Sarah Silverman is about to follow in the footsteps of Louis C.K. and Wanda Sykes. She's taping a comedy special for HBO. Given HBO's long history of comedy specials, it's a little surprising that this will be Silverman's first. But it's true: though Silverman pops up on productions such as "Talking Dead" and "Wreck-It Ralph," her last full-length comedy performance was the 2005 theatrical release, "Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic. " Silverman's special, "Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles" will tape in Los Angeles in May and debut on HBO in the fall, presented in association with Funny or Die. It may be her first comedy special, but it's not the first time Silverman has done HBO comedy.
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February 14, 2007 | From a Times staff writer
After only two weeks, Comedy Central said Tuesday that it has renewed "The Sarah Silverman Program" for a 14-episode season starting next fall. Launched Feb. 1, the off-color comedy is the network's most successful new program launch in three years, attracting an average of 1.7 million viewers, largely men in the 18-24 demographic.
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March 2, 2010 | By ROBERT LLOYD, Television Critic
Having been promoted heavily by NBC throughout the Olympics -- "promoted senseless," I almost wrote -- "The Marriage Ref" premiered, or was sneak-previewed, Sunday night in what on the West Coast was the middle of the closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics. (The show officially bows Thursday, at its regular time and full-hour length, plugging one of the holes vacated by "The Jay Leno Show.") Its most notable feature, both as a tease and in fact, is the participation, as creator, executive producer and panelist, of Jerry Seinfeld, Comedy God. The big idea here is that a neutral party adjudicates -- in a supposedly binding and hopefully hilarious way -- minor marital disagreements.
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November 2, 2005 | Robin Abcarian, Times Staff Writer
BACKSTAGE at Hollywood's El Capitan Theatre, the comedian Sarah Silverman is kneeling on the floor of her boyfriend's crowded office, looking rapturously at his image on a flat screen monitor. She is wearing low-slung jeans, a worn navy crewneck sweater over a baseball T-shirt and sneakers. Her silky black hair is pulled into a ponytail. She is very pretty, almost angelic, looking more like a fresh scrubbed college kid than the 34-year-old show biz vet that she is.
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August 14, 2008 | Susan King
Comedian Sarah Silverman wasn't showing any signs of her recent breakup with longtime love and late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel when photographer David Strick visited the set earlier this summer of her Comedy Central series, "The Sarah Silverman Program." The third season of her series is set to begin airing in October. Silverman plays a fictionalized version of herself -- an immature, unemployed, self-absorbed woman who routinely insults her friends, family and strangers.
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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 22, 2013 | By Ed Stockly
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 24 - 30, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     SERIES Doctor Who In "The Day of the Doctor" the Doctors share an adventure across time and space in a global telecast. 11:50 am and 7 p.m. BBC America Criminal Minds When two murder victims are found within hours of each other, one in Los Angeles and one in San Diego, Rossi (Joe Mantegna)
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November 15, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
Sarah Silverman and Jimmy Kimmel dated for several years in the early '00s, but broke up in 2009. Apparently the feelings aren't so bad, since Kimmel had her on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday to promote her upcoming comedy HBO special, "Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles. " As with any long-term relationship, there was still some unfinished business to attend to, so Silverman came out with a bankers box of "Jimmy's Stuff," including socks, a toothbrush, "fat" jeans and a collage of Jimmy's face cut out of all their photos they took together as a couple.
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October 23, 2013 | By Robert Lloyd, Los Angeles Times Television Critic
Sarah Silverman, the comic and comedienne, has posted her 2012 unsold NBC pilot, "Susan: 313," online for the world to see. (Warning: Some expletives are used in a postscript to Silverman's intro to the show.) It's up on the YouTube channel Jash , self-described as "a comedy network made up of the world's top comedians: Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, Tim and Eric, and Reggie Watts. " "Failed pilot" is the phrase typically used to refer to these castoffs, raised with some care only to be made a footnote in a welter of intersecting careers.
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October 17, 2013 | By Deborah Vankin
Bob Odenkirk and David Cross gave voice to several alternative comics from the Los Angeles performing scene on their “Mr. Show with Bob and David,” which ran on HBO for three years in the mid-'90s. Sarah Silverman, Paul F. Tompkins, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Brian Posehn and Scott Aukerman all appeared on or wrote for the show. Now Odenkirk, together with Ben Stiller, is boosting the profile of another L.A. comedy staple, the Birthday Boys, a sketch group that started up in 2007 and regularly played live at L.A.'s Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.
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August 27, 2013 | By Deborah Vankin
How has Sarah Horn's life changed since she was randomly plucked from the audience at the Hollywood Bowl last Friday and brought onstage to sing an impromptu duet with her idol, Kristin Chenoweth?  For one, type “Sarah” into YouTube's search box and the (until recently) completely unknown vocal instructor from Riverside is the second name, Web-wide, that pops up (after Sarah McLachlan, before Sarah Silverman!). The now-viral video of Horn and Chenoweth performing the song “For Good” from the musical “Wicked” has racked up more than 2 million views on YouTube so far. TIMELINE: Summer's must see concerts Onstage at the Bowl, Horn more than held her own beside Chenoweth, belting out the song with stage presence, vocal depth and polish.
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February 4, 2007 | Paul Brownfield, Times Staff Writer
MOST everybody's show on Comedy Central starts out as an adolescent male lark and never grows beyond those first jokes. Taken together, recent series like "Mind of Mencia," "Crank Yankers," David Spade's "The Showbiz Show," Dave Attell's "Insomniac" are gooney versions of the more buttoned-down comedy of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert.
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June 13, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
Jerry Seinfeld is back behind the wheel this week with new episodes of his most interesting post-"Seinfeld" project: "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. " Capitalizing on the recent trend of comedians hosting shows where they interview other comedians (such as Marc Maron's "WTF" podcast and "Comedy Bang Bang"), Seinfeld is taking his famous funny friends out for a spin and a cup of hot joe. Along the way they talk comedy, life and other matters. The series originally debuted online last year with a 10-episode first season through the content site Crackle.
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April 29, 2013 | By Patrick Kevin Day
Sarah Silverman is about to follow in the footsteps of Louis C.K. and Wanda Sykes. She's taping a comedy special for HBO. Given HBO's long history of comedy specials, it's a little surprising that this will be Silverman's first. But it's true: though Silverman pops up on productions such as "Talking Dead" and "Wreck-It Ralph," her last full-length comedy performance was the 2005 theatrical release, "Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic. " Silverman's special, "Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles" will tape in Los Angeles in May and debut on HBO in the fall, presented in association with Funny or Die. It may be her first comedy special, but it's not the first time Silverman has done HBO comedy.
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