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Study Confirms That Primetime TV Is Getting Tougher for Women

San Diego State's Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film recently released the results of their 17th annual "Boxed In" study, which analyzes how many women are working behind and in front of the camera in the entertainment world. [...]

By Megh Wright

Jimmy Fallon Is the Least Talky Late Night Host, According to Study

Jimmy Fallon has put much emphasis on sketch comedy and viral videos since taking over The Tonight Show earlier this year, so it comes as no surprise that he's been confirmed as the late night host currently on the air who spends the least time [...]

By Megh Wright

Stephen Colbert Apologizes to His Viewers for Being Too Informative

Earlier this week, a new study revealed that fans of The Colbert Report know more about campaign financing than regular news viewers. On Wednesday night's show, Colbert took the news to heart and apologized to viewers for teaching them instead [...]

By Megh Wright

Laughing Leads to a Pain-Free Superhuman Existence

Oh, phew, more reasons to re-watch every episode of Louie instead of doing something terrible involving a StairMaster. A new study shows that laughing with friends releases endorphins, which in turn increase our threshold for pain, presumably [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Recent Advancements and Revelations in the Academic Study of Comedy

Researchers worldwide have been conducting many critical studies on the science of comedy this past year, giving hope to all that a cure for cancer will never, ever be found. Here are some of the more extraordinary findings that will forever [...]

By Steve Etheridge