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HBO wants more Lena Dunham, renews Girls blind again

HBO wants more Lena Dunham, renews Girls blind again

By | January 7, 2015 at 11:47 am | No comments

As usual, HBO does not need to see premiere numbers to know that they want more Girls! Five days before Hannah and company's return, HBO has renewed Lena Dunham's comedy series Girl for a fifth season. This isn't new for the premium cable channel. They gave the show a blind...

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Chelsea Handler replaced with Grace Helbig, YouTube star

Chelsea Handler replaced with Grace Helbig, YouTube star

By | January 7, 2015 at 11:35 am | No comments

Comedian and YouTube sensation Grace Helbig will be E!'s first attempt to replace Chelsea Handler. The Grace Helbig Project (working title) will premiere on E! in April. Helbig's new show will be a hybrid talk show where she gives her take on pop culture and interviews celebrity...

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Robert Kelly: Live at the Village Underground premieres Friday, pre-order available (Videos)

Robert Kelly: Live at the Village Underground premieres Friday, pre-order available (Videos)

By | January 6, 2015 at 1:10 pm | No comments

Robert Kelly is set for a stellar 2015. In a few months, the veteran comedian will be seen in Denis Leary's newest FX dramedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll where he plays Bam Bam, the drummer of fictional band The Heathens (fronted by Leary, himself). But before that, in fact...

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Mr. Show returns? (Photo)

Mr. Show returns? (Photo)

By | January 5, 2015 at 12:21 pm | One comment

A devilishly-teasing photo from Paul F. Tompkins suggests that a big comedy project is on the horizon from his old Mr. Show gang. On New Year's Eve, comedian Paul F. Tompkins tweeted a picture of him with David Cross, Bob Odenkirk, Brian Posehn and Jay Johnston huddled around a...

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Watch: John Oliver’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Gives Advice And Excuses For Avoiding New Year’s Eve Parties

Watch: John Oliver’s ‘Last Week Tonight’ Video Gives Advice And Excuses For Avoiding New Year’s Eve Parties

By | December 29, 2014 at 5:49 pm | No comments

John Oliver is back with a new Last Week Tonight video, and this time he is taking aim at New Years’ Eve. More specifically, the parties we all attend to celebrate the calendar turn from December 31 to January 1. “New Year’s Eve is the worst,” John Oliver said in this...

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‘Christmas Vacation’ Prank Hilarious! ‘National Lampoon’ Fan Changed Garden State Parkway Exit Sign To ‘Clark Griswold’

‘Christmas Vacation’ Prank Hilarious! ‘National Lampoon’ Fan Changed Garden State Parkway Exit Sign To ‘Clark Griswold’

By | December 28, 2014 at 8:47 pm | No comments

One New Jersey prankster decided to spread some holiday cheer to the Garden State Parkway. The unidentified person changed an exit sign to reference the classic film National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. Exit 135 of the Garden State Parkway normally reads...

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Judd Apatow’s new Pee-wee Herman movie will stream on Netflix

Judd Apatow’s new Pee-wee Herman movie will stream on Netflix

By | December 24, 2014 at 10:20 am | No comments

That Pee-wee Herman movie Judd Apatow is producing has finally found a home. Netflix will distribute a new untitled adventure starring Paul Reubens in his iconic bowtie. Reubens confirmed the sequel rumors earlier this year on The Tonight Show and revealed that shooting would...

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The Interview’s Christmas Day release saved by indie theaters

The Interview’s Christmas Day release saved by indie theaters

By | December 23, 2014 at 6:35 pm | No comments

Sony will allow several smaller theater chains to release the now-controversial comedy The Interview. The Plaza Atlanta in Atlanta, GA, the Main Street Theater in Sioux City, IA and the Alamo Drafthouse in Dallas, TX have announced that they will be part of the last-minute...

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson vs. Tuc Watkins! Former ‘Desperate Housewives’ Star Calls ‘Modern Family’s Cam And Mitch ‘Gay Equivalent Of Blackface’; Ferguson Responds

Jesse Tyler Ferguson vs. Tuc Watkins! Former ‘Desperate Housewives’ Star Calls ‘Modern Family’s Cam And Mitch ‘Gay Equivalent Of Blackface’; Ferguson Responds

By | December 22, 2014 at 8:42 pm | No comments

Jesse Tyler Ferguson has fired back at Tuc Watkins after the One Life To Live star criticized Ferguson’s gay Modern Family character, Mitchell. Watkins,  who came out last year, wrote on Facebook that Mitchell is “the gay equivalent of blackface.” Ferguson, of course,...

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