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Aaron Paul and Will Arnett voice adult animated comedy on Netflix

Aaron Paul and Will Arnett voice adult animated comedy on Netflix

By | December 12, 2013 at 2:36 pm | No comments

Two-time Emmy Award-winning Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul is trying his hand at comedy in the new Netflix adult comedy BoJack Horseman. The animated series is about a whiskey-drinking humanoid horse BoJack, voiced by Arrested Development's Will Arnett who deals with his personal...

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Sesame Street releases hilarious parody of Lord of the Rings starring Cookie Monster (Video)

Sesame Street releases hilarious parody of Lord of the Rings starring Cookie Monster (Video)

By | December 9, 2013 at 8:40 pm | No comments

Just four days before the release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (yes, I already bought my ticket), the brilliant folks at Sesame Street dropped a parody of the impossibly popular Lord of the Rings franchise. In its version there are lessons to be learned, of course, but...

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Watch a clip from Kathleen Madigan’s just released DVD (Video)

Watch a clip from Kathleen Madigan’s just released DVD (Video)

By | December 4, 2013 at 2:40 pm | No comments

Stand-up comedy veteran Kathleen Madigan has released her third hour-long DVD, titled Madigan Again. Taped earlier this year in Detroit, Madigan shares her unique point of view about growing up in a large Irish Catholic Midwest family. She talks about eating mom's pills, touring...

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Archer promo asks: What about Ninjas? (Video)

Archer promo asks: What about Ninjas? (Video)

By | December 4, 2013 at 2:29 pm | No comments

The International Secret Intelligence Service is ready for the upcoming fifth seasonof Archer. Are you? FX released a promo for the new season of its hit animated spy series instructng fans what to do in case of a ninja attack. "Do not panic. One of our highly trained agents...

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Paul Rudd loses his mind over One Direction in Saturday Night Live promos (Video)

Paul Rudd loses his mind over One Direction in Saturday Night Live promos (Video)

By | December 4, 2013 at 12:23 pm | No comments

Actor and overall hilarious human being Paul Rudd is hosting Saturday Night Live this week. Cast member Vanessa Bayer asks Rudd in this week's promo video about his preparation for Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues and shares in his excitement about meeting boy band sensation...

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Archer season 5 poster features a pregnant Lana Kane (Photo)

Archer season 5 poster features a pregnant Lana Kane (Photo)

By | December 3, 2013 at 11:40 pm | One comment

In a Miami Vice-inspired scene, a new official poster for the fifth season of Archer features a white-suited Sterling Archer striding confidently -- as if he strides any other way -- across a beach, armed with a sawed-off shotgun and a designer bag stuffed with cash. He's...

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Gabriel Iglesias announces Unity Through Laughter, will make 70 stops across the country

Gabriel Iglesias announces Unity Through Laughter, will make 70 stops across the country

By | December 3, 2013 at 10:59 am | No comments

America's favorite fluffy comedian is going back on tour in 2014. Gabriel Iglesias' new tour, Unity Through Laughter, will kick off in Ft. Lauderdale, FL on Jan. 4 and will make 70 stops across the country. Iglesias has had a successful year, being named one of the top...

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That Amy Schumer movie Judd Apatow is directing has a title now

That Amy Schumer movie Judd Apatow is directing has a title now

By | November 27, 2013 at 11:30 am | 3 comments

That Judd Apatow and Amy Schumer flick we told you about a few months ago has made some progress! The Anchorman 2 producer will direct Schumer's Train Wreck, which has reportedly begun casting. Train Wreck will star comedian Amy Schumer who plays "a basket case who tries to...

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CBS orders How I Met Your Dad pilot

CBS orders How I Met Your Dad pilot

By | November 20, 2013 at 11:05 am | No comments

A How I Met Your Mother spinoff is officially one step closer to happening. CBS announced that it will produce a pilot from HIMYM co-creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas (as well as Up All Night creator Emily Spivey). How I Met Your Dad will tell the story from a female point...

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