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Arrested Development’s Mitch Hurwitz and Netflix join forces

Arrested Development’s Mitch Hurwitz and Netflix join forces

By | April 23, 2014 at 4:18 pm | No comments

Emmy Award-winning writer-producer Mitch Hurwitz is getting some executive treatment from streaming giant Netflix. The Arrested Development creator landed a huge development deal with the "network." Hurwitz will create and produce new original series to be streamed on the...

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‘The Simpsons Family History’ book due Sept. 23, pre-order for huge discount

‘The Simpsons Family History’ book due Sept. 23, pre-order for huge discount

By | April 23, 2014 at 3:36 pm | No comments

All 304 pages of the long-awaited tome The Simpsons Family History: A Celebration of Television's Favorite Family will arrive in stores and online retailers on Sept. 23. And although it retails for $35, you can pre-order it now on Amazon for a budget-friendly $21.50. The...

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus GQ ’15 Funniest People Alive’ photoshoot, wherein she simulates sex with a clown

Julia Louis-Dreyfus GQ ’15 Funniest People Alive’ photoshoot, wherein she simulates sex with a clown

By | April 23, 2014 at 12:59 pm | No comments

GQ, like seemingly every mainstream print publication who, for the past few years, decided comedy was worth their coverage time, has revealed their list of the 15 Funniest People Alive, including Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Out on newsstands April 29, the issue includes...

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Stephen Colbert’s Cocktails For Santa Top Ten List  on Late Show with David Letterman hilarious

Stephen Colbert’s Cocktails For Santa Top Ten List on Late Show with David Letterman hilarious

By | April 23, 2014 at 10:28 am | No comments

Seventeen years ago, Stephen Colbert was “gainfully unemployed” as a struggling comedy writer, which is why he pitched a Top Ten list to David Letterman in an attempt to score a Late Show gig. Of course, since that time, he's hosted his own show for nearly nine years and is...

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Stephen Colbert tells David Letterman ‘I’m going to do whatever you’ve done on Late Show’ (Video)

Stephen Colbert tells David Letterman ‘I’m going to do whatever you’ve done on Late Show’ (Video)

By | April 22, 2014 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments

David Letterman welcomes Stephen Colbert on Late Show tonight, which would be cause for celebration on any normal day. But tonight is even more special, since it's Colbert's first time on Late Show with David Letterman since being announced as Letterman's replacement in 2015....

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Preview: Austin’s Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival returns with Kids in the Hall, Marc Maron, Mike Birbiglia, more!

Preview: Austin’s Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival returns with Kids in the Hall, Marc Maron, Mike Birbiglia, more!

By | April 21, 2014 at 10:35 pm | 2 comments

The moon towers of Austin are the last of their kind in the world. Purchased secondhand from the city of Detroit in 1894, the towers were designed for no more threatening a purpose than to illuminate the city-- an early example of nighttime municipal electricity. But when they...

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Louis C.K.’s awkward situation with Magic Wand in ‘Louie’ teaser video from FX

Louis C.K.’s awkward situation with Magic Wand in ‘Louie’ teaser video from FX

By | April 21, 2014 at 5:19 pm | No comments

The magic of Louie returns to FX in just a few weeks! The network released this short clip from the upcoming season of comedy wunderkind Louis C.K. bewildered by an elderly woman's misuse of a particular…women's appliance. If this is an example of what to expect from the...

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Last Comic Standing strike, 15 editors walk out, demand union contract with health benefits and pension

Last Comic Standing strike, 15 editors walk out, demand union contract with health benefits and pension

By | April 21, 2014 at 5:08 pm | One comment

Last Comic Standing will make it’s triumphant return May 22 on NBC— unless, of course, an editors strike totally derails the network’s plans. Deadline.com is reporting that approximately 15 editors and assistant editors walked off the job today, part of a strike...

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More Julia Louis-Dreyfus! HBO’s Veep, Silicon Valley renewed for 2015

More Julia Louis-Dreyfus! HBO’s Veep, Silicon Valley renewed for 2015

By | April 21, 2014 at 3:34 pm | No comments

HBO's Emmy Award-winning Veep and freshman comedy Silicon Valley have both been renewed for another season. HBO Programming president Michael Lombardo made the announcement today following a recent two-season renewal of Game of Thrones. The whacky vice-presidential comedy Veep...

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