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Seth Rogen testifies at Congressional subcommittee hearing (Video)

Seth Rogen testifies at Congressional subcommittee hearing (Video)

By | February 26, 2014 at 5:14 pm | One comment

Some of you might have been on Twitter and wondered, "Why is Seth Rogen on C-SPAN?" Well, here's your answer: The This Is The End star testified in Congress on Wednesday afternoon at a Senate appropriations subcommittee hearing called, "Taking a Toll on Families and the Economy:...

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Tim Meadows and Nick Thune cast in NBC comedy pilots

Tim Meadows and Nick Thune cast in NBC comedy pilots

By | February 25, 2014 at 9:52 am | No comments

Several comedians have been cast in promising NBC comedy pilots. Nick Thune will play the male lead opposite Orange Is The New Black star Natasha Lyonne in the Amy Poehler-produced Old Soul. Thune will play the roommate and friend of Nadia (Lyonne), a former wild child who has a...

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Comedy Central picks up Amy Poehler’s ‘Broad City’ for second season

Comedy Central picks up Amy Poehler’s ‘Broad City’ for second season

By | February 25, 2014 at 9:45 am | No comments

Broad City, the new hip series on Comedy Central, has been picked up for a second season! The Amy Poehler-produced buddy comedy created by and starring New York's Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer has been on the network for only a month and it is averaging a steady 1.2 million...

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R rated version of Anchorman 2 hits theaters for one week only

R rated version of Anchorman 2 hits theaters for one week only

By | February 25, 2014 at 9:25 am | 7 comments

I know it's been way too long since we've written anything about Anchorman 2. Well, you're in luck! By now, we're sure that you've seen the long-awaited sequel a dozen times. You might have even bought the $33 super-ticket, bought your favorite newscaster's favorite brand of...

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Before Saturday Night Live: Rare footage of Chris Farley’s motivational speaker character (Video)

Before Saturday Night Live: Rare footage of Chris Farley’s motivational speaker character (Video)

By | February 24, 2014 at 10:21 am | One comment

If you were a fan of Saturday Night Live back in the '90s, one of your favorite sketches was probably Chris Farley's motivational speaker Matt Foley: the man with a little bit of a "weight problem" you hired to talk some sense into your teenagers so that they don't end up...

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TBS orders pilot presentation of The Weekly Awards With Jimmy Pardo

TBS orders pilot presentation of The Weekly Awards With Jimmy Pardo

By | February 24, 2014 at 10:16 am | One comment

TBS has ordered a pilot presentation from Jimmy Pardo (finally). The long-time opener for Conan will host an unscripted show called The Weekly Awards With Jimmy Pardo, described by producers as Pardo honoring "all the news, clips, personalities and oddities of the week, in a...

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The ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ second season trailer is here! (Video)

The ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ second season trailer is here! (Video)

By | February 17, 2014 at 12:26 pm | No comments

It's all about Amy Schumer right now. She just made a cameo on the hit HBO comedy Girls last month. She's starring in and writing a summer comedy Trainwreck due out July 24, 2015. Her Inside Amy Schumer's Back Door Tour is selling out theaters across the country. Now the trailer...

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Kevin Hart’s ABC pilot snags Romany Malco as its lead

Kevin Hart’s ABC pilot snags Romany Malco as its lead

By | February 14, 2014 at 9:51 am | No comments

Kevin Hart's untitled ABC semi-autobiographical comedy pilot now has a very funny lead. Romany Malco has been cast to play the role of Derek, a personal trainer and pseudo-entrepreneur who is a recently divorced father of two. Him and his ex-wife agree that it would be best for...

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Will Forte will write and star in Last Man On Earth on Fox

Will Forte will write and star in Last Man On Earth on Fox

By | February 13, 2014 at 3:04 pm | No comments

Fox has given the greenlight to Will Forte for a comedy show that will air during the 2014-2015 midseason. Created by, written by and starring Forte, Last Man On Earth is about a man who (you guessed it) becomes the last human on Earth. No further details about the show yet but...

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