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  • David Letterman's Departure Will Mark Irreparable 'Late Shift' For TV

    When David Letterman steps down from his 'round-midnight perch sometime next year, TV will feel like it has been been a victim of one of the pranks that brought him so much notice when he was starting out on NBC's "Late Night." The act is likely to be the...
  • Colbert satire and Twitter don't mix

    Colbert satire and Twitter don't mix
    One of the first unwritten but widely respected rules of satire is that somehow, somewhere, someone simply isn't going to get the joke. And if they don't get the joke, you get taken seriously about something you don't really believe. That makes...
  • Comedy Central Orders Pilot from 'Happy Endings' Alums

    Brothers Matthew and Daniel Libman have sold their pilot "Duty" to Comedy Central, Variety has learned. Produced by Sony Pictures Television, the project follows Kyle, a former football hero ("Ugly Americans'" Mike O'Gorman) forced to take a job at his...
  • 'Breaking Bad,' 'Orphan Black,' 'Scandal' among Peabody Award winners

    'Breaking Bad,' 'Orphan Black,' 'Scandal' among Peabody Award winners
    Winners of the 73rd annual George Foster Peabody Awards were announced Wednesday on "CBS This Morning," with a record 46 series, specials and reports from television, radio and the Web being honored for excellence in 2013.  There were some old favorites...
  • 'Breaking Bad,' 'Scandal' win Peabodys

    'Breaking Bad,' 'Scandal' win Peabodys
    The dramas "Breaking Bad," "House of Cards" and "Scandal" have won the Peabody, one of the highest honors in electronic media. In awards announced Wednesday morning, AMC's "Breaking Bad" was saluted for "a stunning brand of visual storytelling and...
  • 'House of Cards,' HBO docs and PBS headline Peabody winners

    'House of Cards,' HBO docs and PBS headline Peabody winners
    Netflix political thriller "House of Cards" and jail house comedy-drama "Orange Is the New Black," along with a trio of HBO documentaries, headlined the winners of the annual Peabody Awards, the oldest and one of the top honors in broadcasting. Public...
  • 'Scandal,' 'House of Cards,' 'The Bridge,' 'Orphan Black' Among Peabody Winners

    The 73rd annual Peabody Award winners are a typically eclectic list ranging from hits such as ABC's "Scandal" and AMC's "Breaking Bad" to Netflix's groundbreaking drama "House of Cards" to BBC America's buzzworthy "Orphan Black." Among the scripted...
  • Breaking Bad, Scandal, House of Cards among Peabody Awards recipients

    Breaking Bad, Scandal, House of Cards among Peabody Awards recipients
    Several hot TV series scored prestigious Peabody Awards on Wednesday. Among the 46 recipients of the University of Georgia's 73rd annual awards are AMC's "Breaking Bad," ABC's "Scandal," Netflix's "House of Cards" and "Orange is the New Black," BBC...
  • TV Picks: 'Inside Amy Schumer,' 'Medora,' Hannibal Buress, 'Justified'

    TV Picks: 'Inside Amy Schumer,' 'Medora,' Hannibal Buress, 'Justified'
    "Inside Amy Schumer" (Comedy Central, Tuesdays). This week -- April Fool's Day, as it happens -- begins a second season for Amy Schumer's brilliant, biting sketch-cum-stand-up-cum-interview show. Although Schumer, who is 32, has been doing stand-up for...
  • Stephen Colbert Defends 'Colbert Report' Against Charges of Racism

    Stephen Colbert spent the first half of Monday's edition of "The Colbert Report" defending the show from accusations of racism. The criticism of the show stems from a bit last week in which Colbert's faux conservative commentator riffed on critics of...
  • FCC cracks down on broadcasters. Spec script market warms up.

    FCC cracks down on broadcasters. Spec script market warms up.
    After the coffee. Before thinking of a good April Fools' Day joke. The Skinny: I don't want to hear any spoilers about the series finale of "How I Met Your Mother." Although I haven't watched the show in maybe five years I've decided to catch up, so be...
  • Comedy Central Launches Mobile App with 200 Episodes, But the Full Load Isn't Available to Everyone

    Comedy Central has at last launched its app for Apple iOS devices, which has been years in the works, stocked with nearly 200 episodes and stand-up specials including "South Park," "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report." But while...