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Amy Poehler’s show ‘Welcome to Sweden’ lands at NBC

Amy Poehler’s show ‘Welcome to Sweden’ lands at NBC

By | October 8, 2013 at 11:03 am | One comment

The Poehler family must be very proud. Amy Poehler and her brother Greg have sold the US broadcasting rights of their new show Welcome to Sweden to NBC. The sitcom is a semi-autobiographical comedy that stars Greg as a New York accountant named Bruce who falls for a Swedish girl...

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Amazon Studios greenlights three original comedies

Amazon Studios greenlights three original comedies

By | October 3, 2013 at 12:41 pm | No comments

Amazon Studios has greenlit three original half-hour comedy pilots in an attempt to compete with video streaming giants Netflix and Hulu Plus. The pilots will stream for free on Amazon Instant Video in early 2014. Based on the feedback and viewership, Amazon will determine which...

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Dan St. Germain discovers “Pulling Out” (Video)

Dan St. Germain discovers “Pulling Out” (Video)

By | October 3, 2013 at 12:10 pm | No comments

Jebediah Musnug's wife is pregnant again. Despite using the fool proof birth control method of having sex upside down while wearing hats, the Musnugs are again with child. Until one day, Jebediah discovers a brilliant new form of contraception. From the man who brought you...

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Mo’Nique to join the crowded female talk show landscape

Mo’Nique to join the crowded female talk show landscape

By | October 3, 2013 at 11:57 am | No comments

Daytime television is about to become a crowded woman's world. ABC/Disney is in talks to launch a new talk show with Queens of Comedy comic Mo'Nique. The Oscar-winning actress will compete against an already-funny daytime landscape filled with comediennes Whoopi Goldberg and...

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Fox orders John Mulaney series after NBC passed

Fox orders John Mulaney series after NBC passed

By | October 3, 2013 at 10:57 am | One comment

In a long-awaited move, Fox has saved from the scrap bin the excting John Mulaney project that NBC passed on earlier this year. Mulaney, with executive producer Lorne Michaels, was the hot pilot that everyone was talking about. When NBC decided it wanted to go in a...

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Which character on The Simpsons will die? (Poll)

Which character on The Simpsons will die? (Poll)

By | October 2, 2013 at 2:21 pm | One comment

Simpsons fans are on notice: one of their beloved characters will be killed off. Executive producer Al Jean told The Hollywood Reporter that a character will pass away in either this season or in next year's season 26. "We are doing this story for the same reason we do all...

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Former King of Queens star Kevin James signs massive television and movie deal

Former King of Queens star Kevin James signs massive television and movie deal

By | October 2, 2013 at 1:03 pm | No comments

Comedian Kevin James will make a (hopefully triumphant) return to television after his hit sitcom King of Queens ended production in 2007. After several years of starring in films such as Grown Ups, Here Comes the Boom and The Zookeeper, James has signed a film and television...

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Conan O’Brien furloughs non-essential personnel at Team Coco (Video)

Conan O’Brien furloughs non-essential personnel at Team Coco (Video)

By | October 2, 2013 at 12:37 pm | No comments

Amidst the new government shutdown in Washington, all non-essential personnel have been furloughed or laid off. Conan O'Brien has decided to take a cue from his country and lay off all non-essential personnel at Conan. The tall ginger talk show host went around his office...

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South Park ‘Stick of Truth’ video game finally gets an official release date

South Park ‘Stick of Truth’ video game finally gets an official release date

By | October 1, 2013 at 10:43 am | No comments

Comedy fan gamers will be overjoyed to learn that an official release date for South Park: The Stick of Truth has been announced. The game joins you, the new kid in South Park, with your favorite cartoon fourth graders in their quest to reclaim the fabled Stick of Truth. In the...

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