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Louis C.K. and Zach Galifianakis join forces for FX pilot

Louis C.K. and Zach Galifianakis join forces for FX pilot

By | January 14, 2014 at 1:30 pm | One comment

More big news from the Television Critics Association press tour. FX announced that Zach Galifianakis has signed on to star in a pilot executive-produced by Louis C.K. Back in December, we reported that C.K. signed an insanely sweet multi-year development deal to create shows...

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Watch Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s opening monologue at the Golden Globes

Watch Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s opening monologue at the Golden Globes

By | January 13, 2014 at 10:06 am | No comments

Saturday Night Live alumni Tina Fey and now-Golden Globe-winner Amy Poehler took to the stage together to host the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards telecast for the second year in a row (and they'll be back to host it again in 2015). As usual the duo knocked it out of the park,...

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Amy Poehler snags a Golden Globe, plus more surprises in the comedy categories

Amy Poehler snags a Golden Globe, plus more surprises in the comedy categories

By | January 13, 2014 at 9:40 am | One comment

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler returned last night to host the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony. This is their second year in a row hosting the awards show (and they'll be back to host it again next year). Of their return, Fey remarked, "This is Hollywood, so if something kind...

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Jimmy Pardo’s groundbreaking Never Not Funny joins Earwolf comedy podcast network

Jimmy Pardo’s groundbreaking Never Not Funny joins Earwolf comedy podcast network

By | January 10, 2014 at 9:25 am | No comments

The Earwolf network continues to add amazing talent to its roster of podcasts. Jimmy Pardo's Never Not Funny podcast joins the likes of Kevin Pollak (Kevin Pollak's Chat Show), Andy Daly (The Andy Daly Podcast Pilot Project), the Sklar Brothers (Sklarbro Country), Comedy Bang...

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Lena Dunham’s ‘Girls’ gets a blind renewal for 2015

Lena Dunham’s ‘Girls’ gets a blind renewal for 2015

By | January 9, 2014 at 9:18 pm | No comments

The third season of Girls hasn't even premiered yet (it starts back up again on Sunday Jan. 12) and HBO has already announced that Lena Dunham's millenial comedy will return for a fourth season in 2015. The premium cable channel made the announcement Thursday night during HBO's...

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First look at The Simpsons set of Legos, including the $200 home (Photos)

First look at The Simpsons set of Legos, including the $200 home (Photos)

By | January 9, 2014 at 7:11 pm | One comment

Just in time to introduce a new generation of youths to the longest-running animated series on television, Lego announced its official partnership with Twentieth Century Fox to create and sell a collection of Simpsons Legos. Okay, we'll admit it. A lot of adults will be playing...

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Saturday Night Live hires two new writers, Leslie Jones and LaKendra Tookes (Videos)

Saturday Night Live hires two new writers, Leslie Jones and LaKendra Tookes (Videos)

By | January 8, 2014 at 6:06 pm | No comments

After announcing earlier this week that it has (finally) hired a black female cast member, Sasheer Zamata, Saturday Night Live hired two new black, female writers, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Leslie Jones and LaKendra Tookes will join the talented staff of the...

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‘Puppets Who Kill’ enters the fray of Hulu’s original comedy programming, more shows announced

‘Puppets Who Kill’ enters the fray of Hulu’s original comedy programming, more shows announced

By | January 8, 2014 at 4:15 pm | No comments

Hulu has announced its new slate of shows available for streaming in 2014, a mix of savvy acquisitions and original content. Among its new shows is the Canadian adult comedy series Puppets Who Kill. The show, which ran for four seasons on The Comedy Network up North, follows...

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TBS renews The Pete Holmes Show, new episodes begin after Sochi Olympics

TBS renews The Pete Holmes Show, new episodes begin after Sochi Olympics

By | January 8, 2014 at 2:32 pm | No comments

TBS has renewed The Pete Holmes Show for 13 weeks. Holmes' late night talk show enjoyed a very funny seven week run with a strong social media presence. His sketch videos and professional athlete interviews have amassed over 20 million views on YouTube and PeteHolmes.com,...

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