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New TV On DVD, Nov. 11

11/11/2008 8:00am EST
Get some early holiday shopping done and buy some of these TV favorites: Father Knows Best season 2, Mind of Mencia season 4, Scrubs season 7, The Sopranos the complete series, and Supernatural season 4.

'The Cho Show': Korean of the Year: Episode 1 Recap

8/22/2008 11:21am EDT
Margaret Cho
The late 11pm start time for the first episode of "The Cho Show" on VH1 seemed to me to be an exciting harbinger of edgy, wickedly profane comedy to come. It all started promisingly enough: Comedienne extraordinaire Margaret Cho opened her new reality series with hard rock, a funny bit about Jack Black and his only towel (you had to be there) and a flash of her va-jay-jay - suitable and desired for a late-night crowd. Then something truly unexpected happened: Margaret became mundane.

The usually outrageous Cho is not only restrained in this series opener, she's downright neutered. Her ...

Comedy Central Orders Fourth Season Of 'Mind Of Mencia'

10/1/2007 4:00pm EDT
Mind of Mencia
Viewers can expect more from the mind of comedian Carlos Mencia as Comedy Central has ordered a fourth season of the weekly hit, "Mind of Mencia." The fourth season will premiere in the spring of '08.

Shot in studio and on location, "Mind of Mencia" is based on Mencia's unique point of view of the world including such topics as ethnic stereotypes, race relations, immigration, war, patriotism, capitalism and family with brutal honesty and unrelenting provocation. The show includes Mencia's comments on pop culture and current events, man-on-the-street interviews, commercial parodies, as ...

'Mind Of Mencia' Returns With New Episodes Tonight

7/8/2007 8:00am EDT
Mind of Mencia
Just in time to liven up the dog days of summer, "Mind of Mencia" returns with eight new episodes and gives television audiences what they've been waiting for -- Carlos Mencia's unique point of view of the world! An all-new season of Comedy Central's hit series, "Mind of Mencia" premieres on Sunday, July 8 at 10:00 p.m.

Escape the heat by tuning into your favorite characters and skits from the "Mind of Mencia" such as Judge Carlos, Feature News, Stereotype Olympics, Beaners and Movies not to mention the Dee Dee Dee song.

"Mind of Mencia" will also introduce some new friends into ...

Comedy Central Celebrates 'Mencia De Mayo' Tonight

5/5/2007 8:00am EDT
Mind of Mencia
Celebrate "Mencia de Mayo" on Comedy Central beginning at 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 5, with a rewind of the newest Mind of Mencia episodes followed by "Comedy Central Presents: Carlos Mencia" at 12:30 a.m. and cap-off your evening with a doubleserving of "Carlos Mencia: No Strings Attached" at 1:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m.

"Mind of Mencia" is based on stand-up headliner Carlos Mencia's hard-hitting and brutally honest humor, which he's been refining over years on the stand-up circuit. Carlos has an opinion on everything -- from the biggest world events to the smallest pet peeves -- and isn...

Comedy Central Heats Things Up This Summer

4/30/2007 2:48pm EDT
Mind of Mencia
Comedy Central fans get ready! Summer 2007 will be chock full of brand spanking new comedy. From new series ("Lil' Bush," "American Body Shop") to new specials ("Brian Regan," "Daniel Tosh: Completely Serious") to returning series (Mind of Mencia, "Web Shows"), Comedy Central is the best place to tune in and cool down in the months to come.

The following are descriptions of new series, new specials and returning series premiering in Summer of 2007:

JUNE 2007

"Larry the Cable Guy: Morning Constitutions" - World Premiere Stand-up Special Premieres Sunday, June 3 at 8:00 p.m. Th...

New TV on DVD, April 3

4/3/2007 8:00am EDT
The ABC series Roseanne was the first sitcom since I Love Lucy to feature the family matriarch as the main character. Unlike the fashionably urban Ricardos, however, the Conners represented working-class America in lovingly honest way seldom seen on network television. Season two is now on DVD. Also in stores: the complete series of The Brady Bunch, season five of Law & Order, and season two of Twin Peaks and Mind of Mencia.

'The Shield' Leads NAMIC Vision Award Nominations

1/24/2007 11:15am EST
The Shield
Nominations for the 13th Annual NAMIC Vision Awards were announced today by the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC). A record number 37 networks received nominations for the only entertainment industry award honoring outstanding achievements in original, multi-ethnic cable programming.

A total of 73 nominations were presented in the 15 award categories, which include newly established honors for Animation, Music Video and Original Movie and/or Special. Additionally, the performance categories have been expanded this year to include awards for the best act...

Comedy Central Greenlights Third Season of 'Mind of Mencia'

7/13/2006 12:18pm EDT
Mind of Mencia
Comedy Central has ordered a third season of the weekly hit, Mind of Mencia. The next season of the series, which is executive produced and created by Carlos Mencia and Emmy Award-winning Robert Morton, will premiere in the first quarter of 2007 and consist of 16 episodes.

"Carlos Mencia has become a household name and one of today's hottest comedians," said Lauren Corrao, executive vice president of original programming and development.. "With the success of the second season and his one-hour special, along with the incredible advance sales for our upcoming 'Comedy Central Live' tour,...

Comedy Central Announces Summer, Fall Schedule

5/31/2006 11:05am EDT
Scrubs to debut in the fall
Summer and fall 2006 will be chock full of brand spanking new comedy on Comedy Central. Viewers have a large plate to choose from: new series ("Dog Bites Man," "Freak Show") to new specials (Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One for the Road, "Jamie Kennedy: Unwashed") to returning series (Chappelle's Show, RENO 911!) and acquisitions (Scrubs).


"Dog Bites Man" (premieres Wednesday, June 7, at 10:30 p.m.)

Local news just got a whole lot funnier (and this time it's intentional). It's an outrageous, part improvisational, part mockumentary, single camera show featuring a group o...