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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 | 2 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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Chelsea Lately regular Jen Kirkman lands script deal with FX

Chelsea Lately regular Jen Kirkman lands script deal with FX

By | November 19, 2013 at 12:58 pm | 3 comments

Chelsea Lately regular Jen Kirkman has landed a script deal with FX for Jen, a half-hour comedy written by and -- if picked up -- starring the stand-up comedian. The show would be set in Boston and would center on a woman in her mid-30s who is newly divorced and doesn't want...

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Oprah Winfrey will air two more Wanda Sykes comedy specials

Oprah Winfrey will air two more Wanda Sykes comedy specials

By | November 14, 2013 at 11:23 am | No comments

It's been an exciting week for Wanda Sykes. After the announcement that she will executive produce the revival of NBC's Last Comic Standing, it was announced that the comedienne will return to the Oprah Winfrey Network in January with two more Wanda Sykes Presents Herlarious...

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