Dane Cook

Comedy Gives Back to Host Online Telethon for Charity

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 Plots Comedy-Driven Revival

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.