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Wendi McLendon-Covey, Jeff Garlin will return to ABC, Modern Family renewed obviously

Wendi McLendon-Covey, Jeff Garlin will return to ABC, Modern Family renewed obviously

By | May 9, 2014 at 9:31 am | No comments

An obvious piece of news in the melee of series pickups, cancellations and renewals: ABC's Modern Family will return for a sixth season this fall. The critically-acclaimed comedy has been the centerpiece of ABC's comedy lineup. It's won the Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Comedy...

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How I Met Your Dad nearly a series, CBS denies

How I Met Your Dad nearly a series, CBS denies

By | May 8, 2014 at 7:05 pm | No comments

It seems like audiences will see How I Met Your Dad on CBS this fall. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news of the series order, but quickly updated to note that CBS bigwigs and 20th Century Fox Television deny that such a decision has been made.  How I Met Your Mother ended...

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Rashida Jones, Casey Wilson romantic comedies greenlit by NBC

Rashida Jones, Casey Wilson romantic comedies greenlit by NBC

By | May 8, 2014 at 6:08 pm | No comments

The day after the Rashida Jones-led comedy Angie Tribeca is greenlit by TBS, the former Parks and Recreation star's romantic comedy A To Z received a series order from NBC. Jones will produce the show alongside Will McCormack. A To Z is set in the world of an online dating...

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TBS greenlights Steve Carell’s police comedy starring Rashida Jones

TBS greenlights Steve Carell’s police comedy starring Rashida Jones

By | May 8, 2014 at 5:56 pm | No comments

Steve Carell and wife Nancy's police comedy Angie Tribeca starring Rashida Jones received a 10-episode first season order from TBS. Carell's project is a single-camera show that focuses on an eccentric but brilliant group of LAPD detectives who investigate crime and refuse to...

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Amy Poehler, Billy Eichner join forces for USA Network comedy series

Amy Poehler, Billy Eichner join forces for USA Network comedy series

By | May 8, 2014 at 5:03 pm | No comments

Amy Poehler hopes to make Fuse host Billy Eichner a sitcom star at the USA network. The Saturday Night Live alum has signed on to executive produce Difficult People, created by and starring Eichner. USA wants a pilot presentation from the show about two best friends and...

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Fox wants more John Mulaney and we can’t blame them!

Fox wants more John Mulaney and we can’t blame them!

By | May 7, 2014 at 10:37 am | No comments

John Mulaney's eponymous Fox sitcom hasn't even premiered yet and already it's been picked up for 10 more episodes. Fox brass raised its initial order of Mulaney from six episodes to 16. The multi-camera comedy created by and starring the former Saturday Night Live writer has...

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Sponsored Video: Burger King’s Subservient Chicken returns as Chicken Big King

Sponsored Video: Burger King’s Subservient Chicken returns as Chicken Big King

By | May 7, 2014 at 10:18 am | No comments

The bigger they come, the harder they fall. You probably remember ten years ago one of the most popular Safe For Work webcam performers in the game, a man in a chicken suit eager to fulfill your every request. Burger King's Subservient Chicken moonwalked on command, laid an egg...

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Amy Schumer’s Women’s Gloria Awards and Gala speech inspiring

Amy Schumer’s Women’s Gloria Awards and Gala speech inspiring

By | May 5, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 2 comments

Amy Schumer, one of the most popular comedians today, took a brief break from perpetual punch lines and gave an intense, inspirational speech at the Ms. Foundation for Women's Gloria Awards and Gala. Schumer joined Chelsea Handler and Gabourey Sidibe at the New York City event...

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Aisha Tyler, Marc Maron headline first annual Maui Comedy Festival

Aisha Tyler, Marc Maron headline first annual Maui Comedy Festival

By | May 5, 2014 at 7:23 pm | One comment

Comedy festivals seem to be popping up all over the place. There just isn't enough comedy to be had! Now the laughs are heading deep into the Pacific Ocean to Hawaii in the fall for the first annual Maui Comedy Festival! The three-day, multi-venue event will bring dozens of...

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