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Tricon to bring IFC scripted comedy Maron to MIPTV

Based on comedian and podcaster Marc Maron’s life and WTF podcast, the series includes Denis Leary as one of its exec producers.

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CBC unveils Just For Laughs gala talent lineup

The top headliner for the pubcaster is homegrown comic sensation Russell Peters, along with Jeremy Hotz, Jimmy Carr, Dom Irrera, Sebastian Maniscalco and Nick Thune.

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Just For Laughs points at Louis C.K.

The Just For Laughs Festival has named Louis C.K. as its Comedy Person of the Year. C.K. writes, directs, edits, produces and stars in his own show Louie for FX.