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Comedy Central’s bizarre Broad City twitterbombing

January 22nd, 2014 | by Sharilyn Johnson

If you were fortunate enough to tweet anything with the hashtag #BroadCity Wednesday, you'd be instantly rewarded with a clunky auto-response from Comedy Central informing you of some sort of free cable contest and a reminder to watch the show

On the Writers’ Bloc

November 18th, 2012 | by Sharilyn Johnson

Third Beat readers tend to have – or be interested in – comedy writer minds. Some of the most popular

Colbert Report temporary suspends production due to family emergency

February 15th, 2012 | by Sharilyn Johnson

The Colbert Report has suspended production for at least two nights. According to users on Twitter, tonight's taping was cancelled late last night. The show's audience department sent out a notification email, reading in part "Due to unforseen circumstances, we have canceled our taping for the date of your ticket reservation, February 15, 2012."

Review: Corner Gas series finale

April 14th, 2009 | by Sharilyn Johnson

Tonight marked the end of Corner Gas, one of the most successful comedies in Canada's history. And if you needed a reminder as to why it defies the odds of sitcom success in our country, the final script provided it in spades

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