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Tenacious D, Patton Oswalt, Kyle Kinane and many more set for Fun Fun Fun Fest

Tenacious D, Patton Oswalt, Kyle Kinane and many more set for Fun Fun Fun Fest

By | August 6, 2013 at 4:48 pm | No comments

The Fun Fun Fun Fest has announced the official comedy and music line up for the 8th annual festival going down between Nov 8 and Nov. 10 in Austin. Veteran comedy rock duo Tenacious D, Patton Oswalt, Craig Robinson, Rob Delaney, and a live version of Adult Swim's series The...

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The Simpsons may be headed to cable

The Simpsons may be headed to cable

By | July 30, 2013 at 4:04 pm | No comments

While new episodes of The Simpsons -- the longest running scripted show in television history -- will obviously still air on Fox, Twentieth Television is working on a deal to syndicate the show on cable networks. The Simpsons could find life on the likes of FX (or it’s...

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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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HBO sets premiere date for Sarah Silverman comedy special

HBO sets premiere date for Sarah Silverman comedy special

By | July 25, 2013 at 5:36 pm | One comment

You may remember we reported that back in May, Sarah Silverman recorded her first stand-up comedy special in eight years. Well, today, HBO announced said comedy event, Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles will premiere on Saturday, Nov. 23. "Sarah Silverman is a fresh, fearless and...

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Glenn Howerton says Rolling Stone misquoted him about ‘Always Sunny’ ending

Glenn Howerton says Rolling Stone misquoted him about ‘Always Sunny’ ending

By | July 24, 2013 at 6:02 pm | 2 comments

UPDATE: Glenn Howerton tweeted out the following. Sorry for any confusion... One of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's stars, creators, producers Glenn Howerton (he plays Dennis) confirmed the bittersweetness talked about the show's future in a recent interview for...

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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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Jimmy Fallon and wife Nancy Juvonen welcome their first child

Jimmy Fallon and wife Nancy Juvonen welcome their first child

By | July 23, 2013 at 11:09 pm | No comments

Sure, Kate Middleton and Prince William unveiled their son today, but we have news about Comedy Royalty. Get it? (We're trying to incorporate stuff that everyone's talking about even though it has nothing to do with what we're about to tell you). Fun! Current host of Late...

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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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The Muppets stars Kermit and Miss Piggy offer congratulations on the Royal Baby (Video)

The Muppets stars Kermit and Miss Piggy offer congratulations on the Royal Baby (Video)

By | July 23, 2013 at 4:11 pm | No comments

Taking a break from filming the upcoming Muppets Most Wanted flick in London (or whatever), Kermit and Miss Piggy offered their hearty congratulations to Prince William and Kate Middleton who, today, unveiled their new baby boy. Check it out. Be sure to subscribe to the...

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