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September 3, 2015


Comedy Central cancels Chocolate News in their ongoing effort to clone The Daily Show

by Danny Gallagher, posted Mar 11th 2009 6:02PM
Chocolate NewsThis show went off the radar awhile back and left less traces of its existence than Amelia Earhart. But earlier today it came back, only to be blown out of the water.

David Alan Grier's African-American news satire Chocolate News officially got the big ugly axe from Comedy Central. This has been their third attempt to create a specialty fake news Daily Show such as David Spade's Showbiz Show and the lesser-known Sports Central that never made it past the pilot stage. And it certainly won't be the last.

So Comedy Central, have you lost your damn mind?

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What to Watch Wednesday, Oct. 15

by Kim Potts, posted Oct 15th 2008 5:00AM
Project Runway'Project Runway'
(9PM, Bravo) 5th season finale
It's time to say "auf wiedersehen": to Bravo, as the show moves from Bravo to Lifetime (once some legal wrangling is resolved); and to two of the finalists who'll be showing their collections at New York Fashion Week.

Last week's ouster of Jerell means it's an all-female finale, as Korto, Leanne and Kenley battle to win $100,000 to start a fashion line.

Leanne and Kenley, with their dramatic wedding dress designs, would seem to have an edge, especially since guest judge Tim Gunn already remarked that one of Korto's designs was, um, a bit too reminiscent of a Georgia O'Keefe painting.

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