Coming next month to an Internet connection near you: comedy with a cause. The charity organization Comedy Gives Back is hosting a 24-hour online telethon on Nov. 6 to raise money for Malaria No More. Notable comedians such as Dane Cook, Kevin Nealon and Jim Breur are slated to perform.
NBC on Monday returned to its Radio City upfront stomping grounds, laying out a 2012-13 prime-time schedule designed to tickle viewers’ funny bones. But before the network could get the ball rolling on its comedy-heavy slate, NBC entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt had some sobering news for 30 Rock fans.