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Tim Meadows and Nick Thune cast in NBC comedy pilots

Tim Meadows and Nick Thune cast in NBC comedy pilots

By | February 25, 2014 at 9:52 am | No comments

Several comedians have been cast in promising NBC comedy pilots. Nick Thune will play the male lead opposite Orange Is The New Black star Natasha Lyonne in the Amy Poehler-produced Old Soul. Thune will play the roommate and friend of Nadia (Lyonne), a former wild child who has a...

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Lady Gaga, Stephen Colbert, Mariah Carey and more welcome Jimmy Fallon to The Tonight Show (Video)

Lady Gaga, Stephen Colbert, Mariah Carey and more welcome Jimmy Fallon to The Tonight Show (Video)

By | February 18, 2014 at 12:30 pm | One comment

Sure it was an excuse to parade out a massive list of A-list celebrities on Jimmy Fallon's inaugural Tonight Show, but that doesn't mean it wasn't hilarious. Last night, a total of 14 famous friends of Fallon stopped by to pay off a $100 debt each. The reason? These doubters...

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Will Forte will write and star in Last Man On Earth on Fox

Will Forte will write and star in Last Man On Earth on Fox

By | February 13, 2014 at 3:04 pm | No comments

Fox has given the greenlight to Will Forte for a comedy show that will air during the 2014-2015 midseason. Created by, written by and starring Forte, Last Man On Earth is about a man who (you guessed it) becomes the last human on Earth. No further details about the show yet but...

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Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus snaps selfie with Veep Joe Biden (Photo)

Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus snaps selfie with Veep Joe Biden (Photo)

By | February 13, 2014 at 2:57 pm | No comments

Four time Emmy Award-winning actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus is rocking HBO as Vice President Selina Meyer on Veep. The fictional VP star and the real VP were able to snag a photo-op on Tuesday night at a state dinner honoring French President Francois Hollande. Sitting in the press...

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Former SNL star Chris Kattan arrested for DUI

Former SNL star Chris Kattan arrested for DUI

By | February 10, 2014 at 4:51 pm | No comments

Saturday Night Live alum Chris Kattan is in a bit of trouble. Don't worry: he didn't say anything offensive on stage or on TV. The Corky Roman star was arrested on suspicion of DUI early Monday, Feb. 10, in California. He was arrested after allegedly crashing into a Department...

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Jay Leno remembers the days before Justin Bieber in his final monologue (Video)

Jay Leno remembers the days before Justin Bieber in his final monologue (Video)

By | February 10, 2014 at 10:14 am | No comments

As you very well know, last night was Jay Leno's final night of hosting The Tonight Show after nearly 22 years behind The Desk That Johnny Built. Leno, a hardworking jokesmith known for his 7 minutes of jokes to start every show, delivered his final Tonight monologue. He...

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Steve Carell college yearbook photo surfaces (Photo)

Steve Carell college yearbook photo surfaces (Photo)

By | January 31, 2014 at 5:18 pm | One comment

We all know famous people were at some point not-at-all famous. But it's still always fun to hear stories about the times when a celebrity was not an amazingly famous television or movie star. Earlier today one Reddit user explained that his or her mom went to high school with...

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Mobile gaming rising dramatically (Infographic)

Mobile gaming rising dramatically (Infographic)

By | January 30, 2014 at 10:52 am | No comments

Over the last decade the mobile gaming world has come into its own. In particular the casino gaming market is one that has expanded at a remarkable rate! Whether you play candy crush or online roulette, mobile technology has come a long way from the days of playing snake on an...

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Chelsea Lately regular Fortune Feimster joins Tina Fey’s comedy at Fox

Chelsea Lately regular Fortune Feimster joins Tina Fey’s comedy at Fox

By | January 22, 2014 at 11:30 am | No comments

Tina Fey is killing it right now. She already has a series order for a comedy starring The Office's Ellie Kemper at NBC. Now her straight-to-series order at Fox, currently titled Cabot College, has landed comedian Fortune Feimster as a series regular. Feimster, a roundtable...

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