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Seasons two and three of ‘Burning Love’ headed to television

Seasons two and three of ‘Burning Love’ headed to television

By | July 29, 2013 at 7:18 pm | No comments

Great news for Burning Love lovers-- the Yahoo! Screen original Web series -- just nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format, Live-Action, Entertainment Program -- will be kept alive by bringing seasons two and three to the E! network this fall. Produced...

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Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon dying of cancer, will give away his fortune to charity

Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon dying of cancer, will give away his fortune to charity

By | July 26, 2013 at 1:48 pm | One comment

After being diagnosed with terminal colon cancer five months ago, Sam Simon, co-creator and current executive producer of The Simpsons decided to give all of his Simpsons earnings to charity. On the May 16 episode of WTF with Marc Maron (clip below), he shared that his doctor...

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Paul Scheer graciously answers our absurd questions (Laughspin interview)

Paul Scheer graciously answers our absurd questions (Laughspin interview)

By | July 26, 2013 at 11:47 am | No comments

You might know Paul Scheer as Andre from cult favorite series The League or Trent in NTSF:SD:SUV::, which just launched a new season last night on Adult Swim! Maybe you know him as Robby Z in last season's Burning Love. And if the name doesn't ring a bell, look him up. We'll...

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30 Rock star Jack McBrayer lands leading role in animated series for Disney (Video)

30 Rock star Jack McBrayer lands leading role in animated series for Disney (Video)

By | July 24, 2013 at 5:42 pm | No comments

“Eternally-optimistic." Check. "Constant do-gooder." Check. If we didn't know better, we'd say that Craig McCracken, (creator of Powerpuff Girls and Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends) was describing Jack McBrayer's character Kenneth Parcel from 30 Rock. He's not, but he is...

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Henry Winkler will guest star on Parks and Recreation

Henry Winkler will guest star on Parks and Recreation

By | July 24, 2013 at 5:22 pm | No comments

For fans of NBC's Parks and Recreation, Happy Days are here again. Henry Winkler (Arrested Development, Childrens Hospital) will be appearing on the show's season premiere as Jean Ralphio's (Ben Schwartz) father. This is the second family member to join the Saperstein mishpacha....

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Kim Kardashian’s ex-husband Kris Humphries will guest star on The Mindy Project

Kim Kardashian’s ex-husband Kris Humphries will guest star on The Mindy Project

By | July 23, 2013 at 4:59 pm | 2 comments

And this week's initially-puzzling-but-on-second-thought-not-actually-all-that-surprising guest star announcement is that Kris Humphries (Boston Celtics' forward and former husband of Kim Kardashian) will be appearing on The Mindy Project as himself. This isn't the first NBA...

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Louis C.K. on Rolling Stone cover with Boston Bomber: F*ck Rolling Stone (Video)

Louis C.K. on Rolling Stone cover with Boston Bomber: F*ck Rolling Stone (Video)

By | July 23, 2013 at 12:39 pm | 16 comments

Rolling Stone can go suck it. On last night's The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, John Oliver asked Louis C.K which of Rolling Stone's compliments he'd prefer on his tombstone: "The funniest comedian in America" or "jerkoff genius." In response, C.K. said, "They put that kid on the...

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Happy Endings star Adam Pally lands on The Mindy Project

Happy Endings star Adam Pally lands on The Mindy Project

By | July 22, 2013 at 10:21 am | No comments

Adam Pally, who played the lovable slacker Max on the now defunct ABC series Happy Endings is slated to guest star on The Mindy Project. Joining Shulman & Associates (a.k.a Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, and Ed Weeks) for a multi-episode arc, Pally will be playing a fellow...

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Louis C.K. had to restrain himself when Woody Allen asked him to star opposite him in a buddy comedy

Louis C.K. had to restrain himself when Woody Allen asked him to star opposite him in a buddy comedy

By | July 22, 2013 at 10:15 am | 3 comments

It's hard to imagine wanting to pay $13.50 to watch two neurotic friends enjoy each others' company. But when those friends are played by Woody Allen and Louis C.K? Well that's a completely different story. Allen, who cast C.K in a bit role in Blue Jasmine (coming to theaters...

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