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Aziz Ansari

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  • The laughs are real on fake talk show 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'

     The laughs are real on fake talk show 'Comedy Bang! Bang!'
    Thursday brings the third-season return, on IFC, of Scott Aukerman's "Comedy Bang! Bang!" An often surreal and free-associating sketch show in the guise of a talk show, it is also a talk show within a sketch show — the one shading into the other...
  • CAA Promotes Five Trainees to Agents, Three to Exec Ranks

    CAA has given promotions to eight participants in its trainee program. Five people were upped to agent status while three others were named execs. Rebecca Nichols and Kylen Sharpe have advanced to agents in the music department; Zack Stone is an agent...
  • NBC Seeks TV Comedy Talent for New 'Playground'

    NBC aims to find fresh comedy voices through a talent-search initiative dubbed "Comedy Playground." The Peacock is inviting aspiring writers to submit short video pitches for original comedy projects to the website NBCComedyPlayground.com starting on May...
  • Aziz Ansari bringing 'Modern Romance' tour to Chicago

    Aziz Ansari bringing 'Modern Romance' tour to Chicago
    This almost makes up for the fact there will be no Just For Laughs Festival in Chicago this year. Aziz Ansari (“Parks and Recreation”) is bringing his new Modern Romance comedy tour to the Chicago Theatre May 21. Tickets went on sale...
  • Mirth and musical chairs on TV

     Mirth and musical chairs on TV
    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...
  • Not a Virtual MSO? 'Next-Gen Cable' Service Layer3 TV Launches with Backing from CAA Fund

    Layer3 TV, a secretive Internet TV startup founded by a group of cable-industry veterans, has landed $21 million in initial financing, led by North Bridge Venture Partners and Evolution Media Growth Partners, a joint venture between private-equity firm...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Parks and Recreation' on NBC

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Parks and Recreation' on NBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 5 - 11, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES The Big Bang Theory Penny (Kaley...
  • TICKET ALERT: Comedian Aziz Ansari performs at Hard Rock Live on March 15

    TICKET ALERT: Comedian Aziz Ansari performs at Hard Rock Live on March 15
    Hyperactive and prolific comic Aziz Ansari will be taking a pause from filming NBC's "Parks and Recreation" for a solo standup performance on Saturday, March 15 at Hollywood's Hard Rock Live. The animated comic, who turns 31 in February, has filmed more...
  • Inside the Golden Globe Awards After-Parties: U2, Matthew McConaughey and More Stars Celebrate

    "The line at every party is AWFUL tonight," one woman exclaimed wandering the Beverly Hilton lobby after Sunday's Golden Globe Awards. Indeed the gala waits were longer than usual, up to an hour at some, but partygoers at InStyle/WB's annual bash didn't...
  • Tuesday's Highlights: New Year's Eve celebrations

    Tuesday's Highlights: New Year's Eve celebrations
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 29, 2013 - Jan. 4, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SPECIALS A Toast to 2013 Kathie...
  • Golden Globes 2014 nominees complete list

    Golden Globes 2014 nominees complete list
    The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominees for its Golden Globes awards Thursday morning. Actors Olivia Wilde, Zoe Saldana and Aziz Ansari shared the following list of nominees in TV and film. The 71st Golden Globe Awards, hosted...
  • Comedian Aziz Ansari takes his act to Los Feliz

    Comedian Aziz Ansari takes his act to Los Feliz
    Keeping it in the entertainment industry, Aziz Ansari of "Parks and Recreation" has bought a house in Los Feliz for $2,686,950 from director Andrew Douglas. Designed by Buff & Hensman and built in 1968, the Mid-Century Modern post-and-beam home features...