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  • John Oliver leaving 'The Daily Show' for his own comedy series at HBO

    John Oliver leaving 'The Daily Show' for his own comedy series at HBO
    John Oliver, who won praise for his stint as Jon Stewart's temporary replacement this summer on "The Daily Show," will be getting his own topical series on HBO beginning in 2014, the network announced today. “We weren’t otherwise searching...
  • Has 'The Daily Show' Bumped 'SNL' as TV's Premiere Comedy Launchpad?

    Has "The Daily Show" supplanted "Saturday Night Live" as a launching pad for modern comedy talent? It's a judgment call, but in light of the latest budding star to break out of the former, a barroom debate well worth having. Word that John Oliver has...
  • 'Thor' will roar. Comcast to sell movies. John Oliver jumps to HBO.

    'Thor' will roar. Comcast to sell movies. John Oliver jumps to HBO.
     After the coffee. Before figuring out this whole life thing. The Skinny: Thursday I worked from 5:30 a.m. until about 8:10 p.m. and unfortunately I won't be able to mail it in today. But to paraphrase Hyman Roth, this is the life I have chosen. Friday'...
  • 'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart': Bill O'Reilly, 'Killing Jesus,' and the government shutdown

     
    While some people bemoan Bill O'Reilly coming on this show as often as he does, it makes for good, smart TV when two people with opposing views go at each other....
  • Vuguru Hires Lauren Corrao as Chief Creative Officer

    Digital studio Vuguru recruited Lauren Corrao, former president of original programming at Comedy Central, as chief creative officer to head up development of long-form programming. Corrao, who reports to CEO Larry Tanz, will oversee all creative for...
  • Local Mormons aren't flocking to 'Book of Mormon'

    Local Mormons aren't flocking to 'Book of Mormon'
    Sandra Spencer has no intention of seeing the hit Broadway musical "The Book of Mormon." Neither does Lynn Whitcomb. The Longwood residents, two of Central Florida's estimated 61,000 Mormons, don't object to the play's jabs at their religion. It's the...
  • Pete Holmes turns to his old boss, Jon Stewart, in show debut

    Pete Holmes turns to his old boss, Jon Stewart, in show debut
    Once upon a time, stand-up comedian Pete Holmes had a job as the warm-up guy for "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." Now, he's the host of his own basic-cable comedy show, "The Pete Holmes Show," which debuted Monday night on TBS after "Conan." So it...
  • New Fusion network targets young English-speaking Hispanics

    New Fusion network targets young English-speaking Hispanics
    Broadcast giants ABC and Univision came together Monday to launch Fusion, a South Florida-based news and entertainment cable network aimed at young English-speaking Hispanics and their friends. Based out of a new 150,000-square-foot studio in the...
  • Season Preview event listings | Broward 2013-14

    Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. Season Kick-Off Cocktail Reception Funding Arts Broward (FAB!) FAB! begins its 10th anniversary with a season kickoff cocktail reception, hosted by corporate member Northern Trust, at its Fort Lauderdale office. Free,...
  • Jon Stewart goes toe-to-toe with Charles Krauthammer

    Jon Stewart goes toe-to-toe with Charles Krauthammer
    Anyone who's watched "The Daily Show" long enough will have seen plenty of Fox News clips of the perpetually disapproving scowl of Fox News contributor Charles Krauthammer. So his appearance as a guest on Wednesday's show had all the promise of one of...
  • David Mitchell on autism, expectations and 'The Reason I Jump'

    David Mitchell on autism, expectations and 'The Reason I Jump'
    David Mitchell, whose complex novel “Cloud Atlas” was adapted into a film last year, has quietly hit bestseller lists again as one of three authors of “The Reason I Jump.” He shares credit with KA Yoshida and young Japanese...
  • Malala Yousafzai wins EU human rights prize

    Malala Yousafzai wins EU human rights prize
    LONDON -- In a possible preview of Friday’s Nobel Peace Prize announcement, the European Union awarded its top human rights prize Thursday to Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot by the Taliban for championing education for girls....