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Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Nick Kroll and more team up for Captain Underpants

Kevin Hart, Ed Helms, Nick Kroll and more team up for Captain Underpants

By | January 22, 2014 at 5:05 pm | One comment

Many young grade school students' lives were changed the day they discovered Dav Pilkey's Captain Underpants at school book fairs. The popular book series follows a couple of naughty prank-pulling fourth graders and their principal Mr. Krupp, whose accidental alter-ego saves the...

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Parks and Recreation star Rashida Jones will star in Steve Carell’s pilot for TBS

Parks and Recreation star Rashida Jones will star in Steve Carell’s pilot for TBS

By | January 22, 2014 at 11:56 am | One comment

Steve Carell's comedy pilot for TBS just got a whole lot funnier. Exiting Parks and Recreation actress Rashida Jones will play Angie Tribeca, a strong-willed lone-wolf police veteran of the LAPD's Really Heinous Crimes Unit on Tribeca. Carell will write the script and executive...

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Official photo with Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels released from Dumb and Dumber sequel

Official photo with Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels released from Dumb and Dumber sequel

By | January 22, 2014 at 11:49 am | No comments

We learned some things about the much-anticipated Dumb and Dumber sequel (due out Nov. 14) during writer/director Peter Farrelly's Reddit AMA recently. But aside from some kids stumbling on set and Jeff Daniels tweeting on Dumb and Dumber To's first day of shooting, we haven't...

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Chelsea Lately regular Fortune Feimster joins Tina Fey’s comedy at Fox

Chelsea Lately regular Fortune Feimster joins Tina Fey’s comedy at Fox

By | January 22, 2014 at 11:30 am | No comments

Tina Fey is killing it right now. She already has a series order for a comedy starring The Office's Ellie Kemper at NBC. Now her straight-to-series order at Fox, currently titled Cabot College, has landed comedian Fortune Feimster as a series regular. Feimster, a roundtable...

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Ben Stiller brings Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome to Comedy Central

Ben Stiller brings Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome to Comedy Central

By | January 20, 2014 at 9:54 am | No comments

Ben Stiller's Red Hour production house continues to make deals with Comedy Central. The network has greenlit a pilot from the production company created by comedians Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome. The two comedians will also star in the project as Victorian-era heiresses....

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Amy Poehler will work with Natasha Lyonne on NBC, Parks and Rec will have a seventh season

Amy Poehler will work with Natasha Lyonne on NBC, Parks and Rec will have a seventh season

By | January 20, 2014 at 9:43 am | No comments

It seems like Golden Globe winner Amy Poehler will continue to stay at NBC. The network has signed a new three-year overall deal with the Parks and Recreation star and has ordered a pilot for a new show that she will co-create and executive produce. Old Soul will star Orange is...

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Will Ferrell inks a deal with NBC

Will Ferrell inks a deal with NBC

By | January 18, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 3 comments

NBC continues to search for new long-term comedy solutions after the loss of 30 Rock Maybe Will Ferrell has the solution! The Peacock Network has ordered a comedy pilot from the comedy legend. The show, titled Mission Control, takes place in 1962 when a strong woman battles the...

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Peter Farrelly tells stories, reveals tidbits about Dumb and Dumber sequel

Peter Farrelly tells stories, reveals tidbits about Dumb and Dumber sequel

By | January 18, 2014 at 2:50 pm | One comment

Peter Farrelly, with his brother Bobby, has made many outstanding comedy classics that have earned him a huge fan following. The brothers broke out when they wrote and directed the timeless hit Dumb & Dumber back in 1994. They followed up with Kingpin, There's Something About...

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Drastic changes coming to Last Comic Standing on NBC (Exclusive)

Drastic changes coming to Last Comic Standing on NBC (Exclusive)

By | January 17, 2014 at 11:35 am | 9 comments

Back in November, we told you that NBC is bringing back Last Comic Standing and that Wanda Sykes will serve as executive producer. The news sparked much debate about whether or not this was good news or not. The stand-up comedy competition show, seen as the American Idol of...

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