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Will Forte will write and star in Last Man On Earth on Fox

Will Forte will write and star in Last Man On Earth on Fox

By | February 13, 2014 at 3:04 pm | No comments

Fox has given the greenlight to Will Forte for a comedy show that will air during the 2014-2015 midseason. Created by, written by and starring Forte, Last Man On Earth is about a man who (you guessed it) becomes the last human on Earth. No further details about the show yet but...

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Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus snaps selfie with Veep Joe Biden (Photo)

Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus snaps selfie with Veep Joe Biden (Photo)

By | February 13, 2014 at 2:57 pm | No comments

Four time Emmy Award-winning actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus is rocking HBO as Vice President Selina Meyer on Veep. The fictional VP star and the real VP were able to snag a photo-op on Tuesday night at a state dinner honoring French President Francois Hollande. Sitting in the press...

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John Oliver’s HBO show gets a name and a premiere date

John Oliver’s HBO show gets a name and a premiere date

By | February 13, 2014 at 2:43 pm | No comments

We reported back in November that beloved Daily Show with Jon Stewart correspondent John Oliver would leave the Comedy Central program to host his own weekly show on HBO. The premium cable network announced that Last Week Tonight With John Oliver will debut on Sunday, April 27....

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Greta Gerwig cast as lead on How I Met Your Mother spinoff

Greta Gerwig cast as lead on How I Met Your Mother spinoff

By | February 13, 2014 at 2:33 pm | One comment

The How I Met Your Mother spinoff pilot has chosen its star-- indie actress Greta Gerwig will play the lead role of Sally on How I Met Your Dad. Sally is "vibrant, messy and unpredictable" according to recently-leaked character breakdowns. She's "a female Peter Pan who has never...

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Comedian Nathan Fielder was behind Dumb Starbucks coffee shop (Video)

Comedian Nathan Fielder was behind Dumb Starbucks coffee shop (Video)

By | February 11, 2014 at 5:34 pm | One comment

You might have noticed last weekend that people all over the Internet were talking about a new coffee shop opening in Los Feliz, CA called Dumb Starbucks. The pop-up shop featured a logo, cups, and menu that heavily resembled those of the famous Starbucks coffee chain. The new...

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Comedy Central announces lineup for Half-Hour comedy specials

Comedy Central announces lineup for Half-Hour comedy specials

By | February 11, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments

Comedy central has released their roster of comedians receiving 30-minute (well, 22-minute) specials in 2014, SplitSider reports. The new season of The Half-Hour includes a talented list of comedians, many with some television heat on them. Fortune Feimster was recently cast in...

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Aubrey Plaza, Amy Poehler and other funny ladies make Most Desirable Women list

Aubrey Plaza, Amy Poehler and other funny ladies make Most Desirable Women list

By | February 11, 2014 at 2:38 pm | No comments

More than one million votes were cast internationally in an annual survey by AskMen.com to find out the Most Desirable Woman of 2014. We all know that "sense of humor" is the new "great ass" when it comes to sex appeal and the voting started to show it. Community's Alison Brie...

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Seth Meyers names SNL alum Fred Armisen as band leader for Late Night

Seth Meyers names SNL alum Fred Armisen as band leader for Late Night

By | February 11, 2014 at 2:25 pm | No comments

Portlandia creator and star Fred Armisen has a new gig: band leader on the new Late Night with Seth Meyers. Yes, you read right. Fellow Saturday Night Live alum Armisen will "curate and lead the band, and continue to run it even when he's off shooting Portlandia," Meyers...

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Former SNL star Chris Kattan arrested for DUI

Former SNL star Chris Kattan arrested for DUI

By | February 10, 2014 at 4:51 pm | No comments

Saturday Night Live alum Chris Kattan is in a bit of trouble. Don't worry: he didn't say anything offensive on stage or on TV. The Corky Roman star was arrested on suspicion of DUI early Monday, Feb. 10, in California. He was arrested after allegedly crashing into a Department...

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