There’s no denying Patch Adams, the 1998 movie starring Robin Williams as the real-life Dr. Hunter Doherty “Patch” Adams, moved millions of people. The movie centered on Adams, who established an organization that sends volunteers to dress as clowns to cheer up patients around the world. To that end entrepreneur Frank Chindamo has launched LaughMD, a service that looks to provide hospitals with two 24-hour comedy video channels — one for children and another for adults – viewable on smartphones and tablets.
As iconic comedian Joan Rivers slowly comes out of her medically induced coma today, E! has suspended production on Fashion Police, the show on which Rivers co-hosts alongside Kelly Osbourne, Giuliana Rancic and George Kotsiopoulos. “We will not be producing a ‘Fashion Police’ this week or next as we await Joan and Melissa's return in front and behind the camera,” the network announced. “E! will be airing two ‘E! From Fashion Week’ specials that will deliver the latest news and information from the highly-anticipated event.”
Drunk History’s season two finale goes down tomorrow on Comedy Central at 10:30 pm ET (that’s a new time, you Drunk History, nerds)— and with the finale comes our country’s First Ladies. In the episode, we find Courteney Cox playing Edith Wilson, Casey Wilson as Dolley Madison and Alia Shawkat, who plays Frances Cleveland to Bobby Moynihan’s Grover Cleveland.
Despite the great strides America has made in gender equality throughout the last few decades, it seems women are still getting paid less than men for equal work. To be precise, on average women make 85 cents for every dollar men make. It’s messed up, for sure. And while president Barack Obama promised to close the wage gap, not much has changed half way through his second term. But John Oliver has a plan, which he lays out in his Web-only segment of Last Week Tonight.
The first trailer for Amazon Prime’s newest original series Transparent, a dark comedy centered on a transgender father (Jeffrey Tambor) and his family, has been released. Created by Jill Soloway (Six Feet Under, United States of Tara), Transparent stars an amazing ensemble cast featuring Gaby Hoffman, Melora Hardin, Jay Duplass, Rob Heubel and more.
Kathy Griffin got naked once again, but this time it was for a good cause. The stand up comedian did her version of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge completely nude. Griffin premiered video of the stunt, which features cameos from Aubrey Plaza and AJ McLean, on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Eastern Michigan tried opening its football season with a bang on Saturday. The Eagles attempted to break a concrete wall with sledgehammers and then run through the broken cinder blocks onto the field. Instead, their epic failure made them the stars of a hilarious viral video.
Hulu has acquired the exclusive online streaming rights for the cancelled Starz comedy series Party Down starring Adam Scott, Lizzy Caplan and Jane Lynch. Third-place online streaming service Hulu continues to make monstrous moves in order to attract subscribers to its premium streaming service Hulu Plus. In its latest spending grab, Hulu Plus has obtained exclusive streaming rights to defunct Starz comedy series Party Down. The cult comedy lasted two seasons on Starz when the network decided to not order a third season.
FX gave a 10-episode series order to Baskets, a comedy series from Louis C.K. and Zach Galifianakis. Galifianakis will star as Chip Baskets, an aspiring clown. Baskets, however, didn't do so well at a prestigious clowning school in Paris and is stuck working the local rodeo. Hilarity ensues.
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