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Amidst negotiations, Modern Family cast sues for higher salaries

Amidst negotiations, Modern Family cast sues for higher salaries

By | July 24, 2012 at 4:08 pm | One comment

Yesterday, we reported that the adult cast of Modern Family were negotiating their new contracts, asking to be paid $200,000 an episode. Now, it seems, the situation has gotten worse. The cast is suing 20th Century Fox Television, the studio behind the show, one of the...

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The Laughspin Interview with Kevin Nealon

The Laughspin Interview with Kevin Nealon

By | July 24, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments

Depending how old you are, you may know comedian Kevin Nealon from something different. You may remember him from his appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. You may know him from his 12 year stint on Saturday Night Live. Younger folks recognize him from his principal...

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Win a DVD copy of Casa de mi Padre with Will Ferrell

Win a DVD copy of Casa de mi Padre with Will Ferrell

By | July 24, 2012 at 2:09 pm | No comments

Did you miss Will Ferrell's hilarious Spanish-language flick Casa de mi Padre when it was in theaters in May? Or, did you see it and want to relive the magic? Maybe you just like getting free shit sent to you in the mail. Wherever you fall, you should be happy to hear that...

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Stephen Merchant lands pilot deal with HBO

Stephen Merchant lands pilot deal with HBO

By | July 24, 2012 at 1:08 pm | One comment

HBO has picked up Hello Ladies, a pilot from Stephen Merchant, co-creator with Ricky Gervais of the British The Office. The would star Merchant as an Englishman who has relocated to Los Angeles in hopes of joining the ranks of the rich, famous and beautiful. The problem,...

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Modern Family cast wants $200,000 an episode

Modern Family cast wants $200,000 an episode

By | July 23, 2012 at 6:02 pm | No comments

The first table read for the heavily Emmy-nominated Modern Family’s fourth season is scheduled for tomorrow, but the stars may not show up. The six adult actors of the ABC sitcom have yet to secure contracts with producer 20th Century Fox. Sources say that representatives...

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Russell Crowe will direct Bill Hicks biopic, but who should play Hicks?

Russell Crowe will direct Bill Hicks biopic, but who should play Hicks?

By | July 23, 2012 at 4:30 pm | 22 comments

In spite of Russell Crowe’s wide array of acting jobs over the years, he will always be Maximus the vengeful gladiator to me (I know, it was over 10 years ago, but he was such a BAMF!). Reading this morning that the erstwhile warrior would be directing a Bill Hicks biopic,...

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Doug Stanhope comedy special ‘Before Turning the Gun on Himself’ will debut Aug. 3 on Showtime

Doug Stanhope comedy special ‘Before Turning the Gun on Himself’ will debut Aug. 3 on Showtime

By | July 23, 2012 at 4:09 pm | No comments

Showtime has set a premiere date for Doug Stanhope's hilariously brutal Before Turning The Gun on Himself: - Friday, Aug. 3rd at 10 pm EST. The newest hour from Stanhope was released digitally in March and shot to the #1 spot on the Billboard, iTunes and Amazon comedy charts....

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Mindy Kaling will return to The Office, despite new show commitments

Mindy Kaling will return to The Office, despite new show commitments

By | July 23, 2012 at 12:28 pm | No comments

Mindy Kaling will have her hands full this fall as the writer, producer and star of her new Fox sitcom The Mindy Project, but she's not ready to fully join her co-stars BJ Novak, Paul Lieberstein and James Spader in their departure from The Office. Vulture reports that Kaling...

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Bob Odenkirk talks Breaking Bad, Chris Farley and more with Jimmy Fallon (Video)

Bob Odenkirk talks Breaking Bad, Chris Farley and more with Jimmy Fallon (Video)

By | July 23, 2012 at 9:42 am | No comments

If you missed the mighty Bob Odenkirk on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Friday, fear not. We've lovingly embedded the magic below. And if you have seen it already, why not relive the magic-- or give the gift of a link to a friend? It's free and easy....

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