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  1. Comedy Central's Donald Trump Talk Show Is HereRead the original story

    Friday Apr 28 | Switched

    "The President Show" is Comedy Central 's new bet that there's a sizable American audience craving to watch a buffoonish illustration of President Donald Trump . Certainly mere existence of the show, itself debuting in the wake of Alec Baldwin 's popular " Saturday Night Live " impersonations, has proven some sort of market for self-help comedy consumption.


  2. Aidy Bryant's Answer To Her Boyfriend's Proposal: 'Is This A Joke?'Read the original story

    Friday Apr 28 | Refinery 29

    Allow me to introduce comedy's cutest couple: Aidy Bryant and Conner O'Malley. The two have been dating for almost nine years, they're adorable, and they just got engaged.


  3. 'The President Show' Inaugurates New Term On Comedy CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | Deadline

    The President Show officially joined Comedy Central 's late-night administration last night, with an inaugural presentation of what looks like it might be a recurring routine. "This is our very first desk piece, called 'Nice/Not Nice,'" said Anthony Atamanuik with the Donald Trump impersonation that's made him famous and landed him the weekly Comedy Central gig.


  4. Why Anthony Atamanuik Wanted to Host a Late-Night Show as TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Hollywood Reporter

    The host of Comedy Central's 'The President Show' says his impression won't be "a Trojan horse for comedy that's misogynistic, racist and classist." There was a moment well ahead of Election Day when Anthony Atamanuik, who was touring the country as a Donald Trump impersonator, knew that the outspoken businessman and reality TV star could actually win this thing.


  5. 'SNL' Cast Member Sasheer Zamata on Creating a Career in Comedy:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 | Daily Actor

    "I thought I was going to do theater and Broadway and stuff. But I kept going to see UCB shows and was such a fan I was like, 'I should really just try this.'


  6. Ifc Unveils Two New Slightly Off Digital Series on Its Comedy CribRead the original story

    Monday Apr 24 | PressReleasePoint

    April 24, 2017- IFC announced that two new original digital series, Frank & Lamar and Sport Court , will premiere today on the Comedy Crib , the network's online hub for original, short-form comedy. The shows will join the Crib's current array of acclaimed web series including Quirks, The Mirror, and Boxed In.


  7. New on TV this week: 'The President Show,' 'Mary Kills People'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 23 | The Jersey Journal

    Come Thursday, Donald Trump's new favorite Twitter talking point might just be Anthony Atamaniuk, the comedian and Trump impersonator who is starring in Comedy Central's "The President Show." It's modeled after a traditional talk show, only it's set in the Oval Office and Trump's sidekick is Mike Pence .


  8. Donald Trump Is A Shih Tzu, 'The President Show' Star...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | Deadline

    "Trump pitches forward when he stands; he has no center of gravity," Atamanuik said, explaining that's why "he's afraid of stars and slopes I don't know if people know this." Then he accentuates Trump's mouth, and brings in the hand gestures.


  9. Comedian Trumps Baldwin on - Colbert'By Matt WilsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | The Daily Beast

    In the war of Donald Trump impressions, the host of Comedy Central's 'The President Show' just might be winning. Donald Trump has not appeared on late-night television since the infamous hair-mussing incident of 2016 on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon .


  10. Comedy Writer Alison Bennett Inks Overall Deal With 20th Century Fox TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Deadline

    Alison Bennett has closed an overall deal at 20th Century Fox Television . Under the two-year pact, she will develop new projects for the studio.


  11. CollegeHumor Adds Trio of New CastmembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Hollywood Reporter

    The comedy website announced that Ally Beardsley, Rekha Shankar, and Raphael Chestang - all sketch comedy artists, writers, and improvisers - would be the newest members of its talent pool. They join longtime celebrated cast members Mike Trapp, Zac Oyama, Grant O'Brien, and Katie Marovich.


  12. Meet The Actress Playing The New Resistance Fighter In 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 14 | Switched

    " Star Wars " has launched a career or two in its time. This year, the franchise will introduce us to Kelly Marie Tran , who plays a Resistance mechanic named Rose.


  13. Hbo to Debut Chris Gethard's Off-Broadway's Show Career Suicide, 5/6Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Comedian, talk-show and podcast host, and writer Chris Gethard brings his one-man off-Broadway show CHRIS GETHARD: CAREER SUICIDE to HBO on SATURDAY, MAY 6 . Taped at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center in February, the special was executive produced by Judd Apatow, Chris Gethard, Brian Stern, Mike Berkowitz, Anna Wenger and Marcus Raboy, and directed by Kimberly Senior, who also directed the stage production.


  14. 'Drunk History': How Lin-Manuel Miranda Got Hammered In...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 9 | Deadline

    "Some of the best ideas come out of having a couple of drinks," says Drunk History 's Derek Waters . Devised by Waters and Jeremy Konner, the idea was born in a Los Angeles comedy club.


  15. Lives of 40-Something Gay Men in Hell's Kitchen Focus of New Comedy SeriesRead the original story

    Friday Apr 7 | DNAInfo.com

    HELL'S KITCHEN - When writing partners Mark Sam Rosenthal and Brian Sloan set out to create a television drama about 40-something gay men living in Hell's Kitchen, they kept coming up short. "We went through a couple of iterations and they never really stuck with us," said Rosenthal, 42, a neighborhood resident of seven years.


  16. Kalamazoo Native Getting Show On Comedy CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    A Kalamazoo native is getting a new show on Comedy Central. Jordan Klepper, who has been a Daily Show correspondent since 2014, is getting the weekdays at 11:30 p.m. timeslot, which was previously occupied by Larry Wilmore's Nightly Show and The Colbert Report.


  17. Klepper will take a late-night seat on Comedy CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Boston.com

    Comedy Central has finally found a permanent series for the post-"Daily Show" slot, which was vacated last August by Larry Wilmore's canceled "The Nightly Show." Beginning in the fall, "Daily Show" contributor Jordan Klepper will host an as-yet untitled nightly series.


  18. Comedy Central Gives Jordan Klepper Post-'Daily Show' SlotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Hollywood Reporter

    The correspondent gets the once-hot half-hour spot, previously occupied by Stephen Colbert and Larry Wilmore, beginning in the fall. Comedy Central has made its choice for 11:30 p.m., upping The Daily Show correspondent Jordan Klepper to full-time host of his own program.


  19. Trump impersonator lands weekly Comedy Central showRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | New York Daily News

    Comedian Anthony Atamanuik will take on the President in a new weekly show called "The President Show," Comedy Central announced Monday. The late night series will feature faux Trump "bypassing the crooked media by hosting a late-night show direct from the Oval Office," according to a press release.


  20. Donald Trump Impersonator to Host Comedy Central Talk ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | Advocate

    The President Show will air weekly on comedy's biggest platform starting April 27. Atamanuik is a staple at the Upright Citizens Brigade improv theater. His Trump impression earned its place as a favorite among comedians after he completed a 40-city comedy tour, "Trump vs. Bernie," and appeared on various podcast and TV programs, including The View and Bitch Sesh .