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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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David Spade brings comedy series to HBO

David Spade brings comedy series to HBO

By | December 17, 2013 at 10:00 am | 2 comments

David Spade is getting another go on the small screen. The Rules of Engagement star is in talks to bring an untitled comedy project to HBO which he will co-write and potentially star in. The show is about Shane, a former rock and roll manager in LA who has struggled as of late...

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Saturday Night Live auditions final three black female comedians today

Saturday Night Live auditions final three black female comedians today

By | December 16, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments

There was a lot of fuss over the weekend when Lorne Michaels revealed on Thursday that at least one new black female actress would join the cast of Saturday Night Live in January. The show had been under heavy scrutiny for its lack of diversity, especially with women of color,...

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Family Guy resurrects dead character

Family Guy resurrects dead character

By | December 16, 2013 at 12:06 pm | No comments

Warning: This article contains spoilers, if there's such a thing as spoilers on Family Guy. For all of those who freaked out and signed petitions, you can relax. Seth MacFarlane and the writers of Fox's Family Guy appeared in last night's holiday-themed episode 'Christmas...

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Billy Eichner and Amy Poehler ambush people with christmas carols (Video)

Billy Eichner and Amy Poehler ambush people with christmas carols (Video)

By | December 16, 2013 at 12:01 pm | One comment

Sassy man-on-the-street Billy Eichner and Golden Globe-nominated comedian Amy Poehler ran around the streets of New York City scaring people into singing Christmas carols recently. It was astonishing how many people didn't know the words to some of the most beloved holiday songs...

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