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Jimmy Pardo’s groundbreaking Never Not Funny joins Earwolf comedy podcast network

Jimmy Pardo’s groundbreaking Never Not Funny joins Earwolf comedy podcast network

By | January 10, 2014 at 9:25 am | No comments

The Earwolf network continues to add amazing talent to its roster of podcasts. Jimmy Pardo's Never Not Funny podcast joins the likes of Kevin Pollak (Kevin Pollak's Chat Show), Andy Daly (The Andy Daly Podcast Pilot Project), the Sklar Brothers (Sklarbro Country), Comedy Bang...

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Lena Dunham’s ‘Girls’ gets a blind renewal for 2015

Lena Dunham’s ‘Girls’ gets a blind renewal for 2015

By | January 9, 2014 at 9:18 pm | No comments

The third season of Girls hasn't even premiered yet (it starts back up again on Sunday Jan. 12) and HBO has already announced that Lena Dunham's millenial comedy will return for a fourth season in 2015. The premium cable channel made the announcement Thursday night during HBO's...

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First look at The Simpsons set of Legos, including the $200 home (Photos)

First look at The Simpsons set of Legos, including the $200 home (Photos)

By | January 9, 2014 at 7:11 pm | One comment

Just in time to introduce a new generation of youths to the longest-running animated series on television, Lego announced its official partnership with Twentieth Century Fox to create and sell a collection of Simpsons Legos. Okay, we'll admit it. A lot of adults will be playing...

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Saturday Night Live hires two new writers, Leslie Jones and LaKendra Tookes (Videos)

Saturday Night Live hires two new writers, Leslie Jones and LaKendra Tookes (Videos)

By | January 8, 2014 at 6:06 pm | No comments

After announcing earlier this week that it has (finally) hired a black female cast member, Sasheer Zamata, Saturday Night Live hired two new black, female writers, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Leslie Jones and LaKendra Tookes will join the talented staff of the...

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‘Puppets Who Kill’ enters the fray of Hulu’s original comedy programming, more shows announced

‘Puppets Who Kill’ enters the fray of Hulu’s original comedy programming, more shows announced

By | January 8, 2014 at 4:15 pm | No comments

Hulu has announced its new slate of shows available for streaming in 2014, a mix of savvy acquisitions and original content. Among its new shows is the Canadian adult comedy series Puppets Who Kill. The show, which ran for four seasons on The Comedy Network up North, follows...

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TBS renews The Pete Holmes Show, new episodes begin after Sochi Olympics

TBS renews The Pete Holmes Show, new episodes begin after Sochi Olympics

By | January 8, 2014 at 2:32 pm | No comments

TBS has renewed The Pete Holmes Show for 13 weeks. Holmes' late night talk show enjoyed a very funny seven week run with a strong social media presence. His sketch videos and professional athlete interviews have amassed over 20 million views on YouTube and PeteHolmes.com,...

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Rainn Wilson’s failed CBS pilot ordered to series at Fox (Video)

Rainn Wilson’s failed CBS pilot ordered to series at Fox (Video)

By | January 8, 2014 at 12:25 pm | No comments

Rainn Wilson is moving over to Fox after nine seasons at NBC. Fox has ordered 13 episodes of the crime drama Backstrom. The show follows Detective Everett Backstrom (Wilson), an offensive detective who tries and fails to change his self-destructive ways. He leads a team, the...

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Denis Leary lands a new deal with FX for Sex and Drugs and Rock & Roll

Denis Leary lands a new deal with FX for Sex and Drugs and Rock & Roll

By | January 8, 2014 at 9:59 am | No comments

After many years on FX with his hit show Rescue Me, comedian Denis Leary might return to the network with a new half-hour comedy show. FX has ordered a pilot for Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, a show about middle-aged rock 'n roller Johnny Rock who wants to be rich and famous...

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Jerry Seinfeld reveals he and Larry David are working on something ‘gigantic’

Jerry Seinfeld reveals he and Larry David are working on something ‘gigantic’

By | January 7, 2014 at 9:56 pm | One comment

Modern-day comedy legend Jerry Seinfeld took to Reddit this week to participate on the increasingly popular r/IAmA subreddit with an AskMeAnything post. The post had over 14,000 comments and covering everything from laugh tracks on sitcoms to his famous white sneaker collection....

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