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Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

New Web Series “Roger, The Chicken” is One of the Most Consistently Quotable Shows on the Web

Roger, the Chicken is an exceptionally dry and deliciously moreish comedy. It follows the life of Roger, the titular “chicken”, who isn’t actually a chicken at all, but rather some sort of “post post-ironic” Hipster who just happens to always wear a chicken suit wherever he goes. The series is actually based on a short film made in...

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

ComedyTVisDead’s Top 13 Comedy Web Series Halloween Specials!

1) Convos With My 2-Year-Old

This brilliant series showcases real conversations between Vancouver based filmmaker, Matthew Clarke and his young daughter, Coco, with the part of Coco being played by another...

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Matt Rocklin’s Brilliantly Surreal Web Series “Dogs & Me” Seeks $9000 for Second Series on Kickstarter

Kickstarter often likes to remind its users that its services shouldn’t be thought of as a catalogue from which to shop from, but rather as a place to fund ideas. This might sound like a fairly natural...

Monday, October 14th, 2013

New Web Series “High Road” is What Would Happen “If the Cohen Brothers Went to New Zealand and Fell in Love With Classic Rock”

What happens when a low-level rock star packs it in and enters middle age? Apparently he moves to a tiny remote town in New Zealand called Piha and starts a community radio station. Or at...

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Colin Mochrie Launches New Web Series “Patients Please” – Nobody Discovers for Months

Most you will probably know Colin Mochrie as the bald, witty cast member of the perennially popular, Whose Line is it Anyway. Since the show has recently been giving a new lease on...

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

House Of Cards Wins ‘Best Director’ Emmy Award

In a first of its kind event, a web series has won a 2013 Primetime Emmy Award with the Netflix original, House Of Cards, picking up the award for ‘Outstanding Directing In A...

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

CBS Corp and Warner Bros Turn To Web Series to Lure In Coveted 18-34 Demographic

The 18-34 demographic has long been the holy grail for TV studios and executives. What do they want? How can we give it to them? If these young trendy people like our shows, that should...

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Sharing Your Space – Boom Or Bust for Channel Awesome and YouTube Space?

YouTube is steadily growing its YouTube ‘Creator Space’ idea. Having opened a production / soundstage studio in London back in July 2012, more ‘Spaces’ have swiftly followed. First Los Angeles, then Tokyo, and planned for...

Friday, August 9th, 2013

What is the New “Indie”?

It’s a question which has consumed the world of music for years now, but “indie” comedy (at least with the ability to gain a wide audience) is a very new phenomenon. We here at Comedy TV is...

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Edinburgh Fringe Festival; An Introduction

TV Comedy may be dead, but live comedy certainly isn’t. For those of you who are unaware of the Fringe – basically, it is the festival for English speaking comedy. According to Wikipedia, the...

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