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Seth MacFarlane’s American Dad will return to TBS for 12th season

Seth MacFarlane’s American Dad will return to TBS for 12th season

By | November 24, 2014 at 11:26 am | One comment

American Dad isn't going anywhere. Seth MacFarlane's animated comedy series about a government agent father has been renewed by TBS for a 12th season. Season 11 premiered to 2.5 million viewers on its first night at its new home. American Dad has jumped to different networks and...

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Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt goes to Netflix, despite original plans for NBC

Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt goes to Netflix, despite original plans for NBC

By | November 21, 2014 at 7:05 pm | One comment

In a very surprising turn of events, Netflix has snagged Tina Fey and Robert Carlock's cult comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. The series, starring Ellie Kemper (The Office), was scheduled to air its 13-episode first season on NBC next year. Now Netflix has announced it bought...

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Lucy Ricardo hologram to be unveiled at Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, Jerry Seinfeld headlines

Lucy Ricardo hologram to be unveiled at Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, Jerry Seinfeld headlines

By | November 21, 2014 at 5:44 pm | No comments

Jerry Seinfeld will headline the 2015 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival on Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Jamestown Savings Bank Arena. The comedy festival in the I Love Lucy star's hometown takes place each summer to celebrate Lucille Ball's spirit of laughter. The comedian helped organize...

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Sullivan & Son won’t return to TBS, had impressive three season run

Sullivan & Son won’t return to TBS, had impressive three season run

By | November 21, 2014 at 5:29 pm | No comments

TBS will not renew Steve Byrne's sitcom Sullivan & Son for a fourth season. Sullivan & Son averaged about 1.6 million viewers in its third season, losing more than 20% of its audience. The show from comedian Steve Byrne was one of TBS' first successful original comedies....

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Jay Leno cancels National Shooting Sports Foundation headlining gig

Jay Leno cancels National Shooting Sports Foundation headlining gig

By | November 20, 2014 at 10:54 am | No comments

Hours after we posted a story yesterday about Jay Leno headlining a gun group's annual Shot Show, Leno announced he was canceling his appearance. “Jay was asked to do what was positioned as a sportsman show, and when he found out it was a pro gun lobby show, he cancelled,”...

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Jay Leno headlining gun group’s annual Shot Show, National Shooting Sports Foundation boasts $1,250 ticket packages

Jay Leno headlining gun group’s annual Shot Show, National Shooting Sports Foundation boasts $1,250 ticket packages

By | November 19, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 8 comments

Jay Leno will headline the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s annual Shot Show State of the Industry dinner, for which ticket packages run up to $1,250; individual tickets are $115-$135. The stand-up gig goes down Tuesday, Jan. 20 at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, where...

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Saturday Night Live’s Cecily Strong to host White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Saturday Night Live’s Cecily Strong to host White House Correspondents’ Dinner

By | November 19, 2014 at 12:23 pm | One comment

The White House Correspondents' Association announced Saturday Night Live comedian Cecily Strong to be the headliner of their annual White House Correspondents' Dinner in the spring. Strong showcased her political commentaries alongside Seth Meyers behind the Weekend Update desk...

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Amy Poehler, Billy Eichner’s ‘Difficult People’ goes to Hulu

Amy Poehler, Billy Eichner’s ‘Difficult People’ goes to Hulu

By | November 19, 2014 at 11:11 am | No comments

The Amy Poehler empire continues to expand. Poehler received a straight-to-series order from Hulu for the Billy Eichner-led comedy Difficult People. Difficult People comes from the Billy on the Street host and his head writer Julie Klausner. The two also star in the series as...

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Tracy Morgan suffered severe brain injury in Walmart crash, may never be the same Tracy Morgan, says lawyer

Tracy Morgan suffered severe brain injury in Walmart crash, may never be the same Tracy Morgan, says lawyer

By | November 19, 2014 at 12:51 am | One comment

Nearly five months after sustaining massive injuries in a car accident involving a Walmart truck, Tracy Morgan is nowhere near fully recovered. And he may never be, according to his lawyer Benedict Morello. "He's fighting to get better, and if there's a chance for him to be back...

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