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Aziz Ansari

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  • TV Picks: Franco roast, late-night, 'Blandings,' 'Regular Show'

    TV Picks: Franco roast, late-night, 'Blandings,' 'Regular Show'
    "Comedy Central Roast of James Franco" (Comedy Central, Monday). James Franco keeps busy in a way that troubles some people; he is perceived as a dilettante, a man whose reach – here, there and everywhere – often exceeds his grasp. "James...
  • A taste of James Franco's Comedy Central roast

    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...
  • Andy Samberg, Aziz Ansari join Comedy Central's James Franco roast

    Andy Samberg, Aziz Ansari join Comedy Central's James Franco roast
    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...
  • Netflix Offers Sneak Peek of Aziz Ansari's Stand-Up Special

    Netflix has released a teaser for Aziz Ansari's comedy special "Buried Alive," which is set to roll out on the streaming platform Nov. 1. Special, taped at the Merriam Theater in Philadelphia, features Ansari discussing marriage, parenting and love in...
  • MTV Hits Binge Button: Full Season of New Series Released on Apps Ahead of TV Bow

    In what appears to be a first for a television network, MTV has pre-released a full season of a series exclusively on an app -- a week prior to TV broadcast. The Viacom-owned cabler's strategy apes the Netflix practice of dropping all episodes of a...
  • Comcast Offers HBO Without Other Cable Channels

    Comcast is testing an offer aimed at fans of "Game of Thrones" and other HBO fare who don't want to pay for a package of other cable channels like ESPN, Fox News or TNT. The nation's No. 1 cable operator confirmed that it has launched a trial offer of...
  • Miley Cyrus 'SNL' sketch on '50 Shades of Grey' amuses, breaks Web

    In a shrewd gambit to set search-engines everywhere ablaze and bring the Internet to its knees, this past weekend's episode of "Saturday Night Live" featured Miley Cyrus in a sketch parodying the film adaptation of "Fifty Shades Of Grey" — or...
  • 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' Renewed by IFC for Third Season

    IFC has ordered a third season of Scott Aukerman's "Comedy Bang! Bang!" The cable net will roll out season three's 20 halfhour episodes in two installments next year. "Comedy Bang! Bang!" offers a fresh spin on the latenight talkshow format, with...
  • 'Big Bang Theory' vs. 'Parks and Recreation': Why the Startling Ratings Gap?

    In a sense, there are two kinds of fans of NBC's "Parks and Recreation." - The ones who also like CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" but can't understand why that show crushes "Parks" so badly in the ratings. - The ones who don't like CBS' "The Big Bang...
  • Theater Owners 'Might Kill Movies,' Warns Netflix's Sarandos

    Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos launched a blistering attack on theater owners for stifling innovation, warning in a speech Saturday that they "might kill movies." What's more, the exec called on studios to open big movies via Netflix day...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Hero Dog Awards 2013' on Hallmark

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Hero Dog Awards 2013' on Hallmark
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Oct. 27 - Nov. 2, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Nova With global warming,...
  • TV picks for Oct. 28 to Nov. 3: Pete Holmes, Charlie Brown & Atlanta housewives

    TV picks for Oct. 28 to Nov. 3: Pete Holmes, Charlie Brown & Atlanta housewives
    Here's a sampling of what's on TV during the week of Oct. 28 to Nov. 3. Monday, Oct. 28 Seduced and Abandoned 8 p.m. Monday, HBO This documentary takes us behind the scenes as filmmaker James Toback and Alec Baldwin try to get financing for a movie...