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Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt goes to Netflix, despite original plans for NBC

Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt goes to Netflix, despite original plans for NBC

By | November 21, 2014 at 7:05 pm | One comment

In a very surprising turn of events, Netflix has snagged Tina Fey and Robert Carlock's cult comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. The series, starring Ellie Kemper (The Office), was scheduled to air its 13-episode first season on NBC next year. Now Netflix has announced it bought...

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Lucy Ricardo hologram to be unveiled at Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, Jerry Seinfeld headlines

Lucy Ricardo hologram to be unveiled at Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, Jerry Seinfeld headlines

By | November 21, 2014 at 5:44 pm | No comments

Jerry Seinfeld will headline the 2015 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival on Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena. The comedy festival in the I Love Lucy star's hometown takes place each summer to celebrate Lucille Ball's spirit of laughter. The comedian helped organize...

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Sullivan & Son won’t return to TBS, had impressive three season run

Sullivan & Son won’t return to TBS, had impressive three season run

By | November 21, 2014 at 5:29 pm | No comments

TBS will not renew Steve Byrne's sitcom Sullivan & Son for a fourth season. Sullivan & Son averaged about 1.6 million viewers in its third season, losing more than 20% of its audience. The show from comedian Steve Byrne was one of TBS' first successful original comedies....

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Alec Baldwin’s Love Ride, because who doesn’t want relationship advice from Alec Baldwin in the back of taxi? (Video)

Alec Baldwin’s Love Ride, because who doesn’t want relationship advice from Alec Baldwin in the back of taxi? (Video)

By | November 19, 2014 at 4:00 pm | No comments

Alec Baldwin is getting his very own show (again). Alec Baldwin's Love Ride has launched its first two episodes on AboveAverage.com and will release several new episodes exclusively on AboveAverage in the upcoming weeks. Here's the deal: Baldwin rides in the back of a New York...

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Saturday Night Live’s Cecily Strong to host White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Saturday Night Live’s Cecily Strong to host White House Correspondents’ Dinner

By | November 19, 2014 at 12:23 pm | One comment

The White House Correspondents' Association announced Saturday Night Live comedian Cecily Strong to be the headliner of their annual White House Correspondents' Dinner in the spring. Strong showcased her political commentaries alongside Seth Meyers behind the Weekend Update desk...

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Amy Poehler, Billy Eichner’s ‘Difficult People’ goes to Hulu

Amy Poehler, Billy Eichner’s ‘Difficult People’ goes to Hulu

By | November 19, 2014 at 11:11 am | No comments

The Amy Poehler empire continues to expand. Poehler received a straight-to-series order from Hulu for the Billy Eichner-led comedy Difficult People. Difficult People comes from the Billy on the Street host and his head writer Julie Klausner. The two also star in the series as...

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TV Land cancels Hot in Cleveland after sixth season

TV Land cancels Hot in Cleveland after sixth season

By | November 17, 2014 at 7:33 pm | No comments

"After five incredible season of Hot In Cleveland, the sixth season, currently in production, will be its last," TV Land president Larry W. Jones announced today. Betty White and the rest of the seasoned women from the hit comedy series will end their run on TV Land after over...

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David Spade reveals Joe Dirt 2 photo, promotes hashtags #imjoedirt and #whatscrappenin

David Spade reveals Joe Dirt 2 photo, promotes hashtags #imjoedirt and #whatscrappenin

By | November 17, 2014 at 3:10 pm | No comments

As previously reported, David Spade's cult classic and oft-re-ran-on-Comedy-Central comedy Joe Dirt will have a sequel. Adam Sandler's Happy Madison Productions, which produced the original, began shooting on Joe Dirt 2: A Beautiful Loser today in Louisiana and comedian David...

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Ricky Gervais, British Airways join for Thanksgiving message (Video)

Ricky Gervais, British Airways join for Thanksgiving message (Video)

By | November 17, 2014 at 2:49 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervais has dominated the comedy worlds of England and the United States. Now the Derek creator and star will dominate the Atlantic Ocean in a new set of videos with British Airways. From Nov. 22-27, all British Airways flights between the United States and Britain will...

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