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Robin Williams will play Eisenhower, mis-diagnosed patient in two new movies

Robin Williams will play Eisenhower, mis-diagnosed patient in two new movies

By | July 20, 2012 at 2:03 pm | No comments

Robin Williams has been cast for two consecutive indie features, to begin production in the coming months. He’s set to play President Dwight Eisenhower in Lee Daniels’ The Butler alongside a star-studded cast that includes Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Vanessa Redgrave,...

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Viacom and DirecTV strike a deal, though DirecTV still seems a bit annoyed

Viacom and DirecTV strike a deal, though DirecTV still seems a bit annoyed

By | July 20, 2012 at 1:27 pm | No comments

Dear, DirecTV subscribers: You no longer need to switch cable providers to watch your favorite Comedy Central, MTV, and Nickelodeon shows. Today Viacom and DirecTV made peace and struck a deal. You may remember the two companies have been fighting over how much DirecTV would...

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Watch Todd Barry’s stand-up special ‘Super Crazy’ tomorrow and also these videos

Watch Todd Barry’s stand-up special ‘Super Crazy’ tomorrow and also these videos

By | July 20, 2012 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Todd Barry, whose first ever hour special Super Crazy debuts tomorrow at 11 pm ET on Comedy Central, made his third appearance on Late Show with David Letterman last night. The low-energy veteran comic discusses prison, fraternities, and a strange Twitter encounter with the...

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Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis throw out first pitch, eat pizza at Cubs game (Video)

Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis throw out first pitch, eat pizza at Cubs game (Video)

By | July 20, 2012 at 10:52 am | One comment

This week, The Campaign stars Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell started off the Chicago Cubs/Florida Marlins game at Wrigley Field with a first pitch and first pizza-- the duo split a deep dish with Cubs pitcher, Ryan Dempster. I would be concerned about eating something so...

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Jeff Daniels addresses Dumb and Dumber sequel rumor (Video)

Jeff Daniels addresses Dumb and Dumber sequel rumor (Video)

By | July 19, 2012 at 5:25 pm | No comments

We’ve been jerked around on this news for a year and a half now, so what can we really expect? Jimmy Fallon posed this question to Jeff Daniels last night on Late Night, hoping to once and for all settle the flip-flopping news reports of a possible sequel to the classic comedy...

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Nick Kroll takes on Chick-Fil-A in ‘Kroll Show’ teaser sketch (Video)

Nick Kroll takes on Chick-Fil-A in ‘Kroll Show’ teaser sketch (Video)

By | July 19, 2012 at 2:29 pm | No comments

Although Nick Kroll's upcoming sketch show, Kroll Show, doesn't premiere on Comedy Central until next year, you can check out this sketch that dropped today-- a super topical commercial for Chick-Fil-A. I mean, Chikk-Klub. In the video, the fast food chain is endorsed by...

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Louis C.K., Modern Family, Colbert Report, Daily Show rule comedy categories at Emmys

Louis C.K., Modern Family, Colbert Report, Daily Show rule comedy categories at Emmys

By | July 19, 2012 at 12:34 pm | One comment

Snagging seven -- SEVEN -- primetime Emmy nominations this morning, Louis C.K. continues his placement in the comedy world – and more recently, mainstream entertainment -- as a critical darling. C.K. scored nominations for writing and directing in the variety special...

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Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis poke fun at political process with 11-city promo tour

Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis poke fun at political process with 11-city promo tour

By | July 18, 2012 at 3:34 pm | No comments

Yesterday Zach Galifianakis and Will Ferrell hit the dusty old campaign trail, kicking off an 11 city whistle-stop tour to promote Jay Roach's upcoming comedy, The Campaign, in which both play bumbling political candidates in North Carolina. The two proceeded to broadcast...

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Comedy Central teams up with KFC for David Koechner web series (Video)

Comedy Central teams up with KFC for David Koechner web series (Video)

By | July 18, 2012 at 2:58 pm | No comments

KFC and Comedy Central have teamed up for an original Web series and contest, which has been titled Growing Up And Getting Out. The series follows comedian Michael Palascak as a 20-something who moves back in with his parents after graduating college, much like 85 percent of his...

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