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Former ‘Community’ showrunner Dan Harmon inks deal with CBS

Former ‘Community’ showrunner Dan Harmon inks deal with CBS

By | August 1, 2012 at 8:48 pm | 2 comments

Although Dan Harmon's firing from NBC's Community was a real shit show, Harmon's got two script deals under his belt now-- a previously announced deal with Fox and now a new one with CBS. There's not much solidified in terms of what either scripts are going to be about but...

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Lewis Black will take political stand-up show ‘Running on Empty’ to Broadway

Lewis Black will take political stand-up show ‘Running on Empty’ to Broadway

By | July 30, 2012 at 3:51 pm | No comments

Lewis Black will bring his stand-up show, Running on Empty, to Broadway this October, the follow-up to Black's 2004 show Black on Broadway. Running on Empty will focus on politics and the upcoming election. It will run from Oct. 9 to 14 at the Richard Rodgers...

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Saturday Night Live election specials will air in September

Saturday Night Live election specials will air in September

By | July 25, 2012 at 12:54 pm | No comments

Saturday Night Live will reboot its primetime election specials, which we saw last election season four years ago, this September. Bob Greenblatt, NBC's chairman made the announcement this morning at the executive meeting of the Television Critics Association (TCAs). The...

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Tim Heidecker launches preemptive musical strike on Bob Dylan (Video)

Tim Heidecker launches preemptive musical strike on Bob Dylan (Video)

By | July 25, 2012 at 12:27 pm | One comment

Hearing news of Bob Dylan's 14-minute song about the Titanic on his upcoming album, The Tempest, Tim Heidecker (of Tim and Eric fame) set out to one up the living legend. Now, we have a 15-minute song about the Titanic, a video, and a weird Bob Dylan impression. Heidecker wrote...

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Stephen Merchant lands pilot deal with HBO

Stephen Merchant lands pilot deal with HBO

By | July 24, 2012 at 1:08 pm | One comment

HBO has picked up Hello Ladies, a pilot from Stephen Merchant, co-creator with Ricky Gervais of the British The Office. The would star Merchant as an Englishman who has relocated to Los Angeles in hopes of joining the ranks of the rich, famous and beautiful. The problem,...

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Viacom and DirecTV strike a deal, though DirecTV still seems a bit annoyed

Viacom and DirecTV strike a deal, though DirecTV still seems a bit annoyed

By | July 20, 2012 at 1:27 pm | No comments

Dear, DirecTV subscribers: You no longer need to switch cable providers to watch your favorite Comedy Central, MTV, and Nickelodeon shows. Today Viacom and DirecTV made peace and struck a deal. You may remember the two companies have been fighting over how much DirecTV would...

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Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis throw out first pitch, eat pizza at Cubs game (Video)

Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis throw out first pitch, eat pizza at Cubs game (Video)

By | July 20, 2012 at 10:52 am | One comment

This week, The Campaign stars Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell started off the Chicago Cubs/Florida Marlins game at Wrigley Field with a first pitch and first pizza-- the duo split a deep dish with Cubs pitcher, Ryan Dempster. I would be concerned about eating something so...

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Nick Kroll takes on Chick-Fil-A in ‘Kroll Show’ teaser sketch (Video)

Nick Kroll takes on Chick-Fil-A in ‘Kroll Show’ teaser sketch (Video)

By | July 19, 2012 at 2:29 pm | No comments

Although Nick Kroll's upcoming sketch show, Kroll Show, doesn't premiere on Comedy Central until next year, you can check out this sketch that dropped today-- a super topical commercial for Chick-Fil-A. I mean, Chikk-Klub. In the video, the fast food chain is endorsed by...

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Marc Maron will return to public radio for a second season of WTF

Marc Maron will return to public radio for a second season of WTF

By | July 19, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 4 comments

WTF With Marc Maron returns to public radio this month for a second season-- and we couldn't be happier for. Naturally, wider distribution on a more accessible medium means more listeners will get to tune into his show. PRX is presenting the series of six episodes nationwide on...

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