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‘Whitney’ executive producer leaves and joins new NBC show ‘Guys With Kids’

‘Whitney’ executive producer leaves and joins new NBC show ‘Guys With Kids’

By | June 1, 2012 at 11:23 am | One comment

NBC's really switching it up next season. In addition to Dan Harmon losing his job as showrunner of Community, Betsy Thomas has just been sacked/she stepped down (it's unclear) as showrunner for Whitney. Replacing her is Wil Calhoun, who used to work on Friends. This isn't going...

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Steve Martin comedy specials will be available on DVD for the first time

Steve Martin comedy specials will be available on DVD for the first time

By | May 31, 2012 at 5:03 pm | No comments

Steve Martin's television specials and stand-up comedy sets from the late 70's and early 80's are coming to DVD! Check it out: On Location: Steve Martin as well as vintage NBC Specials Steve Martin: A Wild An Crazy Guy, Steve Martin: Comedy Is Not Pretty, All Commercials... A...

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Michelle Obama talks healthy eating, Joe Biden and more on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Video)

Michelle Obama talks healthy eating, Joe Biden and more on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Video)

By | May 30, 2012 at 12:37 pm | One comment

Michelle Obama made her second appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart last night to promote her book American Grown, which focuses on the White House garden, gardens across America and eating well. Obama stresses the importance of knowing where your produce comes...

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Laughspin’s summer comedy movie preview: 11 flicks you should check out

Laughspin’s summer comedy movie preview: 11 flicks you should check out

By | May 30, 2012 at 11:32 am | 7 comments

With the passing of Memorial Day on Monday, the unofficial start of Summer is upon us. And we all know, Summer is the biggest season for movies. So, how do you decide which ones you're going to see? Hey, we know! We made a list. Here's 10 comedies coming out this summer that...

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Will Zach Galifianakis avoid the curse of A Confederacy of Dunces?

Will Zach Galifianakis avoid the curse of A Confederacy of Dunces?

By | May 25, 2012 at 12:16 pm | No comments

Zach Galifianakis close to firming up a starring role in the film adaptation of John Kennedy Toole's A Confederacy of Dunces. James Bobin (The Muppets) is set to direct; Scott Rudin will produce, and Phil Johnston (Cedar Rapids and upcoming Nebraska) will write the script,...

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Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons comes out as gay

Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons comes out as gay

By | May 24, 2012 at 10:36 am | 2 comments

Jim Parsons, known for his role on The Big Bang Theory as arrogant Sheldon, officially came out in an interview with The New York Times. The interview centers on Parson's career on Broadway, specifically in the comedic play from 1944, Harvey, in which Parsons currently plays the...

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Odd pairing Selena Gomez and Nick Kroll take on ’50 Shades of Grey’ (Video)

Odd pairing Selena Gomez and Nick Kroll take on ’50 Shades of Grey’ (Video)

By | May 23, 2012 at 3:03 pm | No comments

Funny or Die has joined the 50 Shades of Grey parody party-- and it comes in the form of a sketch called 50 Shades of Blue, starring pop star and actress Selena Gomez, who has set her sights on a disgusting house painter, played by comedian and The League co-star Nick Kroll. The...

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HBO is developing a comedy series starring Catherine Keener

HBO is developing a comedy series starring Catherine Keener

By | May 23, 2012 at 11:04 am | No comments

Charlie Kaufman, the man behind such oddball dark comedies like Adaptation and Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind, is teaming up with his frequent muse Catherine Keener to develop a television series for HBO. The as-of-yet untitled show has been put on fast-track-development,...

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Watch Louis C.K., Patton Oswalt, Jason Sudeikis and more at the Webby Awards

Watch Louis C.K., Patton Oswalt, Jason Sudeikis and more at the Webby Awards

By | May 23, 2012 at 10:41 am | No comments

The Webby Awards -- honoring the best online content -- broadcasted live from New York City on Monday, and if you're a comedy fan who doesn't have a god-awful Internet connection that is constantly booting you off instant messenger and only allows you to download PDFs at a...

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