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  1. Watch THR's Full, Uncensored Comedy Actor Roundtable With Ricky Gervais, Jordan Peele and More

    7:55 am 8/23/2015

    THR's Emmy season roundtables air on SundanceTV and stream at THR.com. The shows air Sunday at 8 a.m. PT on channel 557 on DirecTV, 126 on Dish nationwide, and at 11 a.m. ET/PT on cable (channel 625 on TWC in L.A., 94 in NYC).Read more

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  2. Watch THR's Full, Uncensored Comedy Actor Roundtable With Ricky Gervais, Jordan Peele and More Now on THR.com

    4:00 pm 8/21/2015

    The actors share how and when they discovered they were funny.Read more

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  3. Jordan Peele on Dodging Certain Network Notes: "We Have This Wonderful Thing Called the Race Card"

    11:00 am 6/21/2015

    "Any time you get a note you don't like you go, 'It's a black thing.' And that's the end of the conversation."Read more

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  4. Ricky Gervais on Humor: "There's Nothing Funnier Than Real Life"

    11:00 am 6/20/2015

    "It's my favorite thing, making the ordinary extraordinary. I think that resonates more, and then the funny is sort of easy."Read more

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  5. 'Silicon Valley's Thomas Middleditch: "Improv on [This] Show Isn't About Rewriting a Scene"

    12:30 pm 6/19/2015

    "A guy like Zach Woods, who's an incredible improviser, it's all his little improvs that didn't even make it into the show that everyone was like, 'Oh, I know how to write for you now.' And now he's become this very weird guy with a lot of hidden secrets, which has pretty much just come out of him."Read more

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  6. Fred Armisen on 'Portlandia' Inspiration: "It's Never Ending ... So Far!"

    10:30 am 6/19/2015

    He pegs his dream comedy collaborator as Prince, but says he would also love to work with Louis C.K. on "Portlandia."Read more

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  7. Will Forte on 'SNL' Sketches: "You Go In Knowing There's a Chance of Total Failure"

    12:00 pm 6/18/2015

    "You do something called 'Fart Face,' you're not expecting it's going to win any artistic awards."Read more

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  8. Don Cheadle on Being Funny: "Making People Laugh and You Laughing Yourself is the Best Feeling You Can Get"

    10:30 am 6/18/2015

    "My mom would say anything. You really can really just say anything, and if it's in the right spirit, it's really bonding."Read more

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  9. Ricky Gervais, Jordan Peele and TV's Funniest Actors on Failed Fart Skits, Louis C.K. Worship and When to Play the Race Card

    10:00 am 6/17/2015

    Six top Emmy comedy contenders — including Fred Armisen, Don Cheadle, Will Forte and Thomas Middleditch — explore the merits of critics (consensus: no merit), the tyranny of political correctness and the humor they don't get.Read more

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  10. 'Silicon Valley's Thomas Middleditch: "Improv on [This] Show Isn't About Rewriting a Scene"

    9:50 am 6/17/2015

    "A guy like Zach Woods, who's an incredible improviser, it's all his little improvs that didn't even make it into the show that everyone was like, 'oh, I know how to write for you now.' And now he's become this very weird guy with a lot of hidden secrets, which has pretty much just come out of him."Read more

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