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TBS slapped with $25,000 fine for Conan O’Brien promo

TBS slapped with $25,000 fine for Conan O’Brien promo

By | November 7, 2013 at 11:54 am | One comment

Seems like Conan O'Brien's crew is in some hot water with the FCC. Turner Broadcasting is being slapped with a hefty $25,000 fine by the Federal Communications Commission after a promotional gag for Conan last year. The promotion "used the emergency weather tones to gain...

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Comedy Central announces web series development slate; renews Ari Shaffir’s online storytelling show

Comedy Central announces web series development slate; renews Ari Shaffir’s online storytelling show

By | November 7, 2013 at 10:51 am | No comments

Comedy Central has always been excellent at keeping up with the times and not fighting the demand for free online content. Its online platform, CC: Studios, has announced its current development slate for its comedy web series. Among the projects is Strong Island, a show about...

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Russell Brand will Skype chat one-on-one with top fans

Russell Brand will Skype chat one-on-one with top fans

By | November 7, 2013 at 10:50 am | No comments

Russell Brand is launching his own iPhone app where fans can 'earn' a one-on-one Skype chat with the comedian. The free app is a collaboration with other celebrities, such as Jamie Foxx and Charlie Sheen, and tech start-up TopFan. The Russell Brand app will be another...

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Conan O’Brien will develop buddy comedy for Fox

Conan O’Brien will develop buddy comedy for Fox

By | November 6, 2013 at 4:14 pm | No comments

After his Rebel Wilson project, Super Fun Night, recently premiered on ABC, Conan O'Brien is developing another buddy comedy for Fox. I Knew You When is about the bumpy road to success, told from the dual perspectives of two old men who have already fulfilled their long lives...

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Russell Brand attends Million Mask March in London; calls for a revolution (Video)

Russell Brand attends Million Mask March in London; calls for a revolution (Video)

By | November 6, 2013 at 2:53 pm | One comment

Across the pond, comedian Russell Brand's call for a political and social revoltuion has gone viral on YouTube after his appearance on British news program Newsnight a couple of weeks ago. In the interview, which has well over 9 million views on YouTube, called for a change in...

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Workaholics stars team up with Scott Rudin for untitled comedy film; potential Workaholics movie?

Workaholics stars team up with Scott Rudin for untitled comedy film; potential Workaholics movie?

By | November 4, 2013 at 3:01 pm | No comments

Could Blake, Adam, and Ders be moving to the big screen? Well, actors Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine, and Anders Holm are. The Hollywood Reporter announced that the creators of the hit Comedy Central show Workaholics are teaming up with producer Scott Rudin for an untitled comedy...

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Simpsons animators to co-produce Camp WWE adult web-series

Simpsons animators to co-produce Camp WWE adult web-series

By | November 4, 2013 at 12:49 pm | No comments

When professional wrestling meets Emmy award-winning animation you get Camp WWE. The World Wrestling Entertainment company has teamed up with Film Roman, which produces the animation for The Simpsons and King of the Hill, to produce an animated comedy web series for adults. Camp...

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The Simpsons pay tribute to Marcia Wallace in opening credits (Photo)

The Simpsons pay tribute to Marcia Wallace in opening credits (Photo)

By | November 4, 2013 at 12:25 pm | No comments

The Simpsons inserted a heart-warming tribute to deceased cast member Marcia Wallace in their first episode since the actress' death. Wallace was the iconic voice behind Bart Simpsons' teacher Mrs. Krabappel. She passed away from pneumonia complications on October 25. In the...

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Anchorman fans “get” to pay extra to see the sequel early

Anchorman fans “get” to pay extra to see the sequel early

By | November 4, 2013 at 12:01 pm | No comments

For the right price, fans of the cult hit Anchorman will have an opportunity to see its sequel before everyone else. Paramount Pictures, AMC Theaters, and Fandange collectively announced to exclusively offer a "superticket" for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues on November 26....

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