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Sweden may actually hand over its Twitter account to Stephen Colbert

Sweden may actually hand over its Twitter account to Stephen Colbert

By | June 21, 2012 at 2:58 pm | No comments

UPDATE: 5:15 pm ET While we wait for a verdict from Sweden, the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis has offered Colbert a possible consolation prize. American Swedish Institute CEO Bruce Karstadt sent a letter to Colbert inviting the comedian to take over the...

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Futurama season 7 premiere recap: ‘The Bots and the Bees’ and ‘A Farewell to Arms’

Futurama season 7 premiere recap: ‘The Bots and the Bees’ and ‘A Farewell to Arms’

By | June 21, 2012 at 11:22 am | 2 comments

After nine long months Futurama returned to Comedy Central last night, but before we get into that, allow me to offer a very quick recap of the last season. Ready? The crew dies in the first episode, we discover that Bender is only alive because of Hermes and the Professor is...

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Ed Helms joins flick with Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd

Ed Helms joins flick with Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd

By | June 20, 2012 at 11:36 am | No comments

Alright, comedy nerds. If the Paul Rudd/Amy Poehler pairing in They Came Together wasn't enough to make your head explode, we’ll raise you an Ed Helms. The Office star will join the film, which shoots in July, just one stop in a very busy year for the actor. In the twisted...

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Futurama season premiere is tonight, so you’ll want to watch this preview

Futurama season premiere is tonight, so you’ll want to watch this preview

By | June 20, 2012 at 11:14 am | No comments

In the unlikely event you don't already know, the season seven premiere of Futurama goes down tonight on Comedy Central with not one, but two back-to-back episodes starting at 10 pm ET. "The Bots and the Bees” (featuring guest star Wanda Sykes) is up first, followed by...

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Here’s what a live-action Futurama intro looks like (Video)

Here’s what a live-action Futurama intro looks like (Video)

By | June 19, 2012 at 4:32 pm | No comments

To get you pumped for the season 7 premiere this Wednesday TOMORROW on Comedy Central, Futurama show gets all cute and crafty on us. This new promo is a live action recreation of the show's intro complete with a tiny model of New New York. The miniature set would make some...

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Simpsons, Family Guy, more blast TV Academy for ‘Community’ Emmy nomination

Simpsons, Family Guy, more blast TV Academy for ‘Community’ Emmy nomination

By | June 19, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments

Al Jean, executive producer of The Simpsons, addressed a letter to the Television Academy in protest of Community's Emmy nomination in the category of "Best Animated Program." Community has gained this nomination because of its special episode, "Digital Estate Planning," where...

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Watch the ‘Wilfred’ season premiere with Robin Williams now, before it airs on FX

Watch the ‘Wilfred’ season premiere with Robin Williams now, before it airs on FX

By | June 18, 2012 at 11:26 am | 2 comments

Oddball comedy Wilfred debuts its second season June 28 at 10 pm ET on FX, but you can check out the premiere now, right under these words. If you're not familiar with the series, Elijah Wood (yes, Frodo) stars as Ryan, a misguided, troubled young man who's best friend is a dog...

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Paul F. Tompkins is taping a pilot for Comedy Central!

Paul F. Tompkins is taping a pilot for Comedy Central!

By | June 15, 2012 at 5:25 pm | No comments

When we spoke with Paul F. Tompkins in April, the comedian told us he had a project with Comedy Central in the works, but couldn't speak too much about it. Today, he shared some details about a pilot taping, including a good description of what the show will be: “Comedy...

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Marc Maron talks about his food issues, dead heroes, Louis C.K. (Video)

Marc Maron talks about his food issues, dead heroes, Louis C.K. (Video)

By | June 15, 2012 at 5:14 pm | 2 comments

Recently Marc Maron sat down for an interview with CNN, and discussed some of the troubles of both his past and present. Maron reflects on his early, drug-fueled comedy career, which was often spent hanging out with Sam Kinison. He also talks about his lack of a “plan b,”...

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