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Workaholics stars team up with Scott Rudin for untitled comedy film; potential Workaholics movie?

Workaholics stars team up with Scott Rudin for untitled comedy film; potential Workaholics movie?

By | November 4, 2013 at 3:01 pm | No comments

Could Blake, Adam, and Ders be moving to the big screen? Well, actors Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine, and Anders Holm are. The Hollywood Reporter announced that the creators of the hit Comedy Central show Workaholics are teaming up with producer Scott Rudin for an untitled comedy...

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The Simpsons pay tribute to Marcia Wallace in opening credits (Photo)

The Simpsons pay tribute to Marcia Wallace in opening credits (Photo)

By | November 4, 2013 at 12:25 pm | No comments

The Simpsons inserted a heart-warming tribute to deceased cast member Marcia Wallace in their first episode since the actress' death. Wallace was the iconic voice behind Bart Simpsons' teacher Mrs. Krabappel. She passed away from pneumonia complications on October 25. In the...

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Ellen DeGeneres bares (almost) all in Halloween costume (Video)

Ellen DeGeneres bares (almost) all in Halloween costume (Video)

By | November 4, 2013 at 11:09 am | No comments

Comedienne Ellen DeGeneres bared (almost) all in her Nicki Minaj costume this year. "I decided to go as something really scary this year: half-naked," she joked in her opening monologue. On her Halloween episode, DeGeneres strutted out in front of her audience with a very...

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Limited edition Simpsons print available Nov. 13 (Photo)

Limited edition Simpsons print available Nov. 13 (Photo)

By | November 1, 2013 at 12:17 pm | No comments

To celebrate years of Treehouse of Horrors episodes of The Simpsons, pop art genius Dave Perillo created this super cool print. Hardcore fans of Fox's animated hit will able to purchase the 12 x 36-inch print Nov. 13 on darkinkart.com. But here's the catch; only 250 have been...

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Ellen DeGeneres develops lesbian-led sitcom with NBC

Ellen DeGeneres develops lesbian-led sitcom with NBC

By | October 29, 2013 at 12:29 pm | No comments

Comedienne Ellen DeGeneres is getting back into the sitcom game. The daytime talk show host is in development with NBC to executive produce a multi-camera sitcom with a lesbian lead character. The untitled project centers on a lesbian and her straight male best friend who get...

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Parks and Recreation celebrates 100th episode with amazing cake (Photo)

Parks and Recreation celebrates 100th episode with amazing cake (Photo)

By | October 23, 2013 at 4:44 pm | One comment

To celebrate the filming of its 100th episode, the cast of Parks and Recreation were gifted this amazing cake. True fans of the show, which stars Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Nick Offerman, Aziz Ansari, Aubrey Plaza, Adam Scott and more, will recognize the crazy confection as a...

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Dan St. Germain teams up with New Girl stars for new Fox series

Dan St. Germain teams up with New Girl stars for new Fox series

By | October 22, 2013 at 3:20 pm | No comments

New York-based stand-up comedian Dan St. Germain is set to write and star in an new comedy series at Fox. After starring in several hilarious and successful digital shorts and creating his own Web series, Kicking Dan Out, he's teaming up with New Girl's Jake Johnson and Max...

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Tig Notaro fields questions from teenaged girls in “Ask a Grown Woman” (Video)

Tig Notaro fields questions from teenaged girls in “Ask a Grown Woman” (Video)

By | October 21, 2013 at 10:46 am | No comments

Comedienne Tig Notaro has had ups and downs over the past two years. She was first diagnosed with breast cancer back in July 2012 and had a double mastectomy. She then bounced back and had a stellar year with her inspiring album Live and writing gig on Inside Amy Schumer. Notaro...

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CBS orders more Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anna Faris, Robin Williams and Will Arnett

CBS orders more Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anna Faris, Robin Williams and Will Arnett

By | October 18, 2013 at 5:46 pm | No comments

A few days after they announced that new comedy We Are Men was canceled, CBS today announced it’s ordering additional episodes of a trio of freshman comedies: The Crazy Ones, The Millers and Mom. During the show’s most recent airings, all three shows averaged about 10...

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