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TBS greenlights Steve Carell’s police comedy starring Rashida Jones

TBS greenlights Steve Carell’s police comedy starring Rashida Jones

By | May 8, 2014 at 5:56 pm | No comments

Steve Carell and wife Nancy's police comedy Angie Tribeca starring Rashida Jones received a 10-episode first season order from TBS. Carell's project is a single-camera show that focuses on an eccentric but brilliant group of LAPD detectives who investigate crime and refuse to...

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Amy Poehler, Billy Eichner join forces for USA Network comedy series

Amy Poehler, Billy Eichner join forces for USA Network comedy series

By | May 8, 2014 at 5:03 pm | No comments

Amy Poehler hopes to make Fuse host Billy Eichner a sitcom star at the USA network. The Saturday Night Live alum has signed on to executive produce Difficult People, created by and starring Eichner. USA wants a pilot presentation from the show about two best friends and...

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Fox wants more John Mulaney and we can’t blame them!

Fox wants more John Mulaney and we can’t blame them!

By | May 7, 2014 at 10:37 am | No comments

John Mulaney's eponymous Fox sitcom hasn't even premiered yet and already it's been picked up for 10 more episodes. Fox brass raised its initial order of Mulaney from six episodes to 16. The multi-camera comedy created by and starring the former Saturday Night Live writer has...

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Sponsored Video: Burger King’s Subservient Chicken returns as Chicken Big King

Sponsored Video: Burger King’s Subservient Chicken returns as Chicken Big King

By | May 7, 2014 at 10:18 am | No comments

The bigger they come, the harder they fall. You probably remember ten years ago one of the most popular Safe For Work webcam performers in the game, a man in a chicken suit eager to fulfill your every request. Burger King's Subservient Chicken moonwalked on command, laid an egg...

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Amy Schumer’s Women’s Gloria Awards and Gala speech inspiring

Amy Schumer’s Women’s Gloria Awards and Gala speech inspiring

By | May 5, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 2 comments

Amy Schumer, one of the most popular comedians today, took a brief break from perpetual punch lines and gave an intense, inspirational speech at the Ms. Foundation for Women's Gloria Awards and Gala. Schumer joined Chelsea Handler and Gabourey Sidibe at the New York City event...

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Aisha Tyler, Marc Maron headline first annual Maui Comedy Festival

Aisha Tyler, Marc Maron headline first annual Maui Comedy Festival

By | May 5, 2014 at 7:23 pm | One comment

Comedy festivals seem to be popping up all over the place. There just isn't enough comedy to be had! Now the laughs are heading deep into the Pacific Ocean to Hawaii in the fall for the first annual Maui Comedy Festival! The three-day, multi-venue event will bring dozens of...

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Eddie Murphy’s Beverly Hills Cop fourth installment goes down in 2016

Eddie Murphy’s Beverly Hills Cop fourth installment goes down in 2016

By | May 5, 2014 at 12:26 pm | One comment

Eddie Murphy will return to the big screen in the long-awaited fourth installment of Beverly Hills Cop. Paramount announced that the follow-up to the 1980s crime comedy will hit theaters on March 25, 2016. Murphy will reprise his iconic role as Axel Foley, a smartass detective...

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Fusion Live host Yannis Pappas mourns George Clooney’s engagement (Video)

Fusion Live host Yannis Pappas mourns George Clooney’s engagement (Video)

By | May 2, 2014 at 4:08 pm | One comment

Bachelors everywhere have had a few days now to mourn the loss of The Most Eligible Man in the World, George Clooney. Fusion Live host Yannis Pappas is among those disappointed by the Monuments Men star's recent engagement to Amal Alamuddin. "You were living the dream out there...

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Ray Romano joins Martin Scorsese’s sleazy Rock ‘n’ Roll HBO pilot

Ray Romano joins Martin Scorsese’s sleazy Rock ‘n’ Roll HBO pilot

By | May 2, 2014 at 1:53 pm | One comment

Ray Romano will continue to stretch his dramatic acting legs in Martin Scorsese's untitled Rock 'n' Roll pilot for HBO. The Oscar-winning director is executive producing, along with Mick Jagger, George Mastras and Terrence Winter, the drama set in 1970s New York. The show will...

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