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FX Networks will soon have a triumvirate of presidents, as longtime execs Nick Grad, Eric Schrier and Chuck Saftler have been upped to prexy ranks. Grad and Schrier have been upped to presidents of…
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LONDON — Comedy and the contrast between practitioners on either side of the Atlantic forms a centerpiece of the second Sundance London film and music festival, which will also see a spotlight on…
During her 17 seasons as a writer on "Saturday Night Live," Paula Pell has seen the pattern play out time and time again.
Everyone knows Canadians are funny -- especially Canadians, who keep homegrown standup, radio and TV comedy thriving. But bigscreen laughs tend to be a different story.
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