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NBC orders Ellen DeGeneres sitcom about gay and straight best friends

NBC orders Ellen DeGeneres sitcom about gay and straight best friends

By | January 30, 2014 at 10:56 am | No comments

Comedian and talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres is getting back in the sitcom game. NBC has ordered a pilot for her multi-camera comedy project One Big Happy. The show centers on gay and straight best friends who decide to have a baby together. When one of them finds true love,...

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Louis C.K. and Kevin Hart will square off in animal themed animated movie

Louis C.K. and Kevin Hart will square off in animal themed animated movie

By | January 28, 2014 at 1:08 pm | No comments

Two of today's largest stand-up comedy stars will come together in 2016, or at least their voices will. Louis C.K. and Kevin Hart, along with Modern Family's Eric Stonestreet, will lend their voices to the main characters of a Universal animated film being called the Untitled...

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Margaret Cho plays college president in Tina Fey’s new Fox series

Margaret Cho plays college president in Tina Fey’s new Fox series

By | January 28, 2014 at 1:07 pm | No comments

Comedian Margaret Cho has hopped on board Tina Fey's much talked about Fox pilot. Cho will join Fortune Feimster in Cabot College as Laura Thibault, the president of the college. She is a "divisive figure on campus" and does her best to welcome the incoming first time male...

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Kevin Hart scores a deal with ABC

Kevin Hart scores a deal with ABC

By | January 28, 2014 at 1:06 pm | No comments

Kevin Hart is at it again! ABC has ordered a multicamera comedy pilot from the superstar stand-up comedian. The untitled project is based on Hart's life and stand-up act, centering on a divorced couple trying to forge a friendship for the sake of their kids. He will executive...

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SNL head writer Colin Jost to replace Seth Meyers as Weekend Update co-anchor

SNL head writer Colin Jost to replace Seth Meyers as Weekend Update co-anchor

By | January 28, 2014 at 1:03 pm | No comments

The final seat in NBC's late night game of musical chairs has been filled. Producer Lorne Michaels has selected his head writer Colin Jost to succeed Seth Meyers behind the Weekend Update desk on Saturday Night Live. Meyers exits the show to take over Late Night from Jimmy...

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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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