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CNN wants Jay Leno after he leaves The Tonight Show

CNN wants Jay Leno after he leaves The Tonight Show

By | December 19, 2013 at 9:46 pm | One comment

Jay Leno will finally hand over the keys to The Tonight Show (again) in February when Jimmy Fallon becomes the next host of the long-running late night show. What will Leno do with himself after the show? Last time he tried to retire, he attempted to do a half-hour show on NBC...

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Samuel L. Jackson and Tobey Maguire are confused on new Between Two Ferns (Video)

Samuel L. Jackson and Tobey Maguire are confused on new Between Two Ferns (Video)

By | December 19, 2013 at 1:12 pm | No comments

Zach Galifianakis has returned in a special holiday edition of his Funny or Die web series Between Two Ferns. The Hangover Part III star had two very special guests: actors Samuel L. Jackson and Tobey Maguire. Galifianakis came well-prepared for his interview by pre-writing...

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Anchorman 2 offers big laughs, honors the original well (Review)

Anchorman 2 offers big laughs, honors the original well (Review)

By | December 18, 2013 at 4:48 pm | No comments

Everyone let out a deep breath: Will Ferrell and Adam McKay didn't screw up a good thing. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues holds its own as a sequel to the 2004 original. The Judd Apatow-produced comedy takes the Channel 4 news team out of San Diego (or "Sahn Dee-ahgo") and...

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Judd Apatow to be honored by the Costume Designer Guild

Judd Apatow to be honored by the Costume Designer Guild

By | December 18, 2013 at 11:56 am | No comments

Judd Apatow is of course being honored for…costume design? Yes, you read right. The Anchorman 2 producer is being honored on Feb. 22 at the 16th Costume Designers Guild Awards with the Distinguished Collaborator honor. The CDG wanted to acknowledge his "support of costume...

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Ashley Williams cast in Jim Gaffigan’s CBS pilot, also Michael Ian Black (Update)

Ashley Williams cast in Jim Gaffigan’s CBS pilot, also Michael Ian Black (Update)

By | December 17, 2013 at 1:52 pm | No comments

Jim Gaffigan's recently reworked pilot now has recast its female lead. Ashley Williams will co-star as Gaffigan's wife Jeannie, a super-wife and super-mom, possessing an ample amount of energy, patience and good humor. CBS ordered the single-camera comedy pilot last season, but...

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Justin Bieber gets roasted at comedy club, Chris D’Elia does the honors (Video)

Justin Bieber gets roasted at comedy club, Chris D’Elia does the honors (Video)

By | December 17, 2013 at 12:28 pm | No comments

Comedy teams might be making a come back. Former Whitney star Chris D'Elia had a special guest on the stage during his set at the Laugh Factory in Los Angeles over the weekend. Tween heartthrob Justin Bieber was a good sport when the stand-up comedian brought him up on stage to...

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Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum rock college in 22 Jump Street red band trailer (Video)

Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum rock college in 22 Jump Street red band trailer (Video)

By | December 17, 2013 at 10:45 am | One comment

Sony let the message out this week, "We're 22 Jump Street and we're about to jump in your ass!" "Right in the crack," added Jonah Hill's character, a nerdy undercover cop. Hill and Channing Tatum starred in the smash success 21 Jump Street in 2012, a reboot that scored $200...

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Will Ferrell, Patton Oswalt, and others make video for imprisoned comedian (Video)

Will Ferrell, Patton Oswalt, and others make video for imprisoned comedian (Video)

By | December 17, 2013 at 10:18 am | No comments

Funny Or Die has a new campaign and it's to #FreeShez. In April, American citizen Shezanne "Shez" Cassim was jailed in the United Arab Emirates for posting a comedy video to YouTube in 2012. The 19-minute video parodies a group of gangster posers in Dubai who take their life...

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jay Leno inducted into television Hall of Fame

Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Jay Leno inducted into television Hall of Fame

By | December 17, 2013 at 10:08 am | No comments

The Television Academy of Arts & Sciences, the fine folks behind the Emmys, have announced the 2014 inductees to the Television Academy's Hall of Fame. Late night talk show host and stand-up comedian Jay Leno and four-time Emmy award-winning comedy actress Julia...

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