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Aggressively boring Taylor Swift implies ‘there’s a special place in hell’ for Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

Aggressively boring Taylor Swift implies ‘there’s a special place in hell’ for Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

By | March 5, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 6 comments

UPDATE (3/6/13): 9:32 pm EST -- Tina Fey told Entertainment Tonight the following: "If anyone was going to get mad at us, I thought it would be James Cameron. I did not see that one coming. It was a joke. It was a lighthearted joke." UPDATE: 4:52 pm EST -- Amy Poehler had...

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Fox renews its Tuesday night comedies

Fox renews its Tuesday night comedies

By | March 5, 2013 at 10:52 am | No comments

Fox has thrown its support behind all three of its Tuesday night comedies. The network renewed freshman series The Mindy Project, starring former Office writer, star and producer Mindy Kaling as well as New Girl, starring Zooey Deschanel and Raising Hope. New Girl will enter its...

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Joel McHale on James Brolin, Gillian Jacobs and his Community character (Video)

Joel McHale on James Brolin, Gillian Jacobs and his Community character (Video)

By | March 4, 2013 at 11:07 pm | No comments

In this just-released video, Community star Joel McHale, who plays former lawyer-turned-smarmy-college-student, opines about the evolution of his character Jeff Winger, what a huge comedic force co-star Gillian Jacobs has become and why veteran actor James Brolin is the perfect...

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Celebrate the release of ’21 & Over’ with a party-themed prize pack (Giveaway)

Celebrate the release of ’21 & Over’ with a party-themed prize pack (Giveaway)

By | March 4, 2013 at 7:34 pm | No comments

If you haven’t seen 21 & Over as it opened in theaters nationwide this past weekend, might we suggest you treat yourself – and your favorite drinking buddies – to some quality laughs? You can find tickets here. From the writers of The Hangover, this younger-skewing flick...

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Report: Jimmy Fallon will replace Jay Leno on Tonight Show in 2014

Report: Jimmy Fallon will replace Jay Leno on Tonight Show in 2014

By | March 2, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 11 comments

NBC will announce in May its plans to replace current Tonight Show host Jay Leno with the increasingly popular Jimmy Fallon. This, according to the Hollywood Reporter, who cite "two high-level industry insiders," despite NBC's denial and a rep for Leno who said, "we don't...

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Chris Rock will star as a struggling comedian in ‘Finally Famous’

Chris Rock will star as a struggling comedian in ‘Finally Famous’

By | March 1, 2013 at 5:15 pm | One comment

While Chris Rock has proven himself a competent actor, having mastered comedic and dramatic roles on screen – as well as on the Broadway stage – it seems that for his next gig, a movie titled Finally Famous, he won’t hurt himself stretching. The iconic comedian will...

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Watch Marc Maron onstage from the 1980s!

Watch Marc Maron onstage from the 1980s!

By | March 1, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments

Long before Marc Maron made the Internet his bitch by launching one of the most successful podcasts of all time, he was a wirey, long-haired, blazer-wearing comic talking about booze and drugs onstage. The folks at Official Comedy unearthed this vintage clip from the late 1980s...

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Win a first class trip to meet Joan Rivers!

Win a first class trip to meet Joan Rivers!

By | February 28, 2013 at 6:21 pm | No comments

Our friends over at WE tv and Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best? have put together an impressive contest, wherein comedians can win a first-class, three-day round trip to either New York City or Los Angeles that includes seeing Joan Rivers perform as well as a one-hour comedy...

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Louis C.K.’s new HBO special gets a name and premiere date

Louis C.K.’s new HBO special gets a name and premiere date

By | February 28, 2013 at 2:59 pm | One comment

We already knew Louis C.K.’s latest stand-up comedy special would debut on HBO. But now we know the name and its premiere date: Oh My God -- his fourth special for HBO -- will debut April 13 at 10 pm EST on the cable giant. Filmed at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, C.K....

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