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Will Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele reboot ‘Police Academy’ franchise?

Will Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele reboot ‘Police Academy’ franchise?

By | April 4, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 3 comments

Police Academy will reportedly get a reboot produced by recent Peabody Award winners Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele. Talks of a relaunch of the 1980s comedy franchise began four years ago and the smash success of the pair's Comedy Central sketch show Key & Peele surely...

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Listen: 1981 David Letterman interview on Fresh Air with Terry Gross

Listen: 1981 David Letterman interview on Fresh Air with Terry Gross

By | April 4, 2014 at 4:43 pm | One comment

In light of David Letterman’s announcement last night that he will retire from Late Show in 2015 -- watch the video here -- the fine folks at NPR and Fresh Air with Terry Gross, unearthed this excellent interview with Letterman from 1981. The interview on Fresh Air went down...

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FXX signs Tracy Morgan with comedy from Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton

FXX signs Tracy Morgan with comedy from Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton

By | April 4, 2014 at 3:28 pm | No comments

Saturday Night Live alum Tracy Morgan won't fuddle around with a pilot for FXX. The comedy-centric sister channel of FX has given a straight-to-series order for a Morgan-starred show. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia creators Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton...

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Comedy Central’s iPhone and iPad app packed with Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Dave Attell, more

Comedy Central’s iPhone and iPad app packed with Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Dave Attell, more

By | April 4, 2014 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments

Comedy Central has launched a new video streaming app that will make watching their award-winning content easy on any of your mobile devices-- so long as that device is made by Apple. The app, available only on Apple's famed App Store, allows users to watch and share recent...

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Aisha Tyler’s Self-Inflicted Wounds book-to-comedy series optioned by CBS

Aisha Tyler’s Self-Inflicted Wounds book-to-comedy series optioned by CBS

By | April 4, 2014 at 2:09 pm | 3 comments

Aisha Tyler's New York Times best-seller Self-Inflicted Wounds is coming to CBS. The Eye Network's in-house production company CBS Television Studios has optioned the comedian's book for a potential half-hour comedy series. Self-Inflicted Wounds: Heartwarming Tales of Epic...

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Watch David Letterman announce his retirement from ‘Late Show’

Watch David Letterman announce his retirement from ‘Late Show’

By | April 3, 2014 at 6:10 pm | One comment

Late night talk show legend David Letterman will announce his 2015 retirement on tonight's edition of Late Show with David Letterman. When a monstrous announcement like this is to be made, a press release is usually sent to media outlets or it is agreed that the star will break...

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Will Ferrell is Bobby Riggs in Battle of the Sexes tennis drama Match Maker

Will Ferrell is Bobby Riggs in Battle of the Sexes tennis drama Match Maker

By | April 3, 2014 at 4:08 pm | One comment

  Will Ferrell is set to play Bobby Riggs in Match Maker, a movie about the legendary "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match in 1973. The drama, likely to have punchlines laced throughout, comes from writer Steve Conrad who also wrote the recent Ben Stiller film The...

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Comedy Central’s Key & Peele’s Peabody Award is well deserved

Comedy Central’s Key & Peele’s Peabody Award is well deserved

By | April 3, 2014 at 10:57 am | One comment

Key & Peele join the ranks of other Comedy Central shows The Daily Show and The Colbert Report as a Peabody Award winner. The socially relevant sketch comedy show, created by stars Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, was one of 46 programs awarded the George Foster Peabody...

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Ellen DeGeneres gives Amy Schumer’s Hemsworth threesome dream second life (Video)

Ellen DeGeneres gives Amy Schumer’s Hemsworth threesome dream second life (Video)

By | April 1, 2014 at 12:51 pm | No comments

Hollywood heartthrob brothers Chris Hemsworth and Liam Hemsworth nearly made Amy Schumer's dreams come true. The stand-up comedian and Inside Amy Schumer star explained a recent TwitPic of the chance encounter on Ellen DeGeneres' show this week. The Comedy Central's star has...

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