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Steve Byrne’s show ‘Sullivan & Son’ renewed for second season

Steve Byrne’s show ‘Sullivan & Son’ renewed for second season

By | September 5, 2012 at 11:59 am | One comment

Comedian Steve Byrne’s well-received TBS sitcom Sullivan & Son has been re-upped for a second season. Averaging more than 2.5 million viewers every Thursday at 10 pm ET, it seemed a no-brainer for the comedy-centric cable network to allow for a sophomore season. Along with...

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Eddie Murphy inks deal with CBS for Beverly Hills Cop television pilot

Eddie Murphy inks deal with CBS for Beverly Hills Cop television pilot

By | September 4, 2012 at 3:54 pm | No comments

Last week, we let you know that Eddie Murphy was in talks to create a television version of the Beverly Hills Cop franchise. And today, we're getting word that it's moved a lot closer to reality. And it seems CBS has first rights. "The network has given a pilot production...

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‘For A Good Time, Call’ writer Katie Naylon talks phone sex, women in comedy, more! (Interview)

‘For A Good Time, Call’ writer Katie Naylon talks phone sex, women in comedy, more! (Interview)

By | August 31, 2012 at 12:54 pm | No comments

There's a good chance that none of you know who Katie Naylon is-- but it's a name you all should learn. Naylon is the co-writer and producer of the soon-to-be-hit indie comedy For A Good Time Call..., in theaters today. The film centers around two best friends in New York City...

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Watch the Daily Show’s documentary on Mitt Romney, narrated by Leonard Nimoy

Watch the Daily Show’s documentary on Mitt Romney, narrated by Leonard Nimoy

By | August 31, 2012 at 10:54 am | 2 comments

I tried. I really tried to watch Mitt Romney's speech last night at the Republican National Convention. I was told he was to hit the stage at 10 pm ET. But then some offensively earnest former Olympian started talking. And then batshit crazy Clint Eastwood talked to a chair and...

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Tom Cotter proves comedy is alive and loved as he advances on America’s Got Talent (Video)

Tom Cotter proves comedy is alive and loved as he advances on America’s Got Talent (Video)

By | August 30, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 4 comments

It's hard out there for a comic-- at least on NBC's talent show, America's Got Talent. On a show with sword swallowers and child opera singers, comedians, historically do not last long. (Melissa Villasenor made the semi-finals last year; Doogie Horner & Chips Cooney were only...

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Eddie Murphy and The Shield creator Shawn Ryan developing Beverly Hills Cop television series

Eddie Murphy and The Shield creator Shawn Ryan developing Beverly Hills Cop television series

By | August 30, 2012 at 12:40 pm | No comments

For more than a decade, comedy fans have yearned for Eddie Murphy to give up his terrible movie making and get back onstage to sling jokes-- like in the good old days. But despite his vague hints at a return to stand-up, Murphy has continued to stay the course (A Thousand Words,...

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Aubrey Plaza attempts many sex acts in red band trailer for ‘The To Do List’ (Video)

Aubrey Plaza attempts many sex acts in red band trailer for ‘The To Do List’ (Video)

By | August 30, 2012 at 11:57 am | No comments

Though the movie won't hit theaters until February of next year, the red band trailer for Aubrey Plaza's new movie The To Do List is here for your greedy little eyes. In the video, Plaza offers commentary about the movie, which she promises is not your typical all-star, ensemble...

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Kristen Schaal, Wyatt Cenac, David Wain, more talk about their roles in ‘Sleepwalk With Me’ (Video)

Kristen Schaal, Wyatt Cenac, David Wain, more talk about their roles in ‘Sleepwalk With Me’ (Video)

By | August 29, 2012 at 4:31 pm | No comments

In addition to traditional actor types (Lauren Ambrose, Carol Kane) did you know Mike Birbiglia's movie Sleepwalk With Me also features a hefty handful of comedians who are sometimes actors? It's true. If you don't believe us, you should watch this video, which features the...

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Watch the entire first episode of NBC’s ‘The New Normal’ now, before its Sept. 11 premiere

Watch the entire first episode of NBC’s ‘The New Normal’ now, before its Sept. 11 premiere

By | August 29, 2012 at 1:31 pm | One comment

Salt Lake City's NBC affiliate may have banned The New Normal from airing in and around their gay-hating, Mormon-soaked, God-fearing city but they cannot ban the Internet. The more human citizens of that locale will be able to peep the show, which centers around a gay couple...

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