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In new SNL promo, Steve Buscemi reveals how he landed his part in ‘Fargo’

In new SNL promo, Steve Buscemi reveals how he landed his part in ‘Fargo’

By | November 30, 2011 at 1:12 pm | No comments

After taking a small break for Thanksgiving, Saturday Night Live returns this week with host Steve Buscemi-- and here are the promos featuring the Boardwalk Empire star and Bill Hader, to prove it. We learned a few things from watching this, but most importantly, we learned that...

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Louis C.K. headed back to ‘Parks and Recreation’

Louis C.K. headed back to ‘Parks and Recreation’

By | November 28, 2011 at 6:57 pm | No comments

Remember when Louis C.K. popped up on Parks and Recreation for a bunch of episodes in 2009? Well, he's coming back to reprise his role as a Pawnee police officer and love interest to Amy Poehler's manic character Leslie Knope. C.K.'s character Dave Sanderson will first appear in...

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Watch the full ‘After Lately’ season premiere; Jenny McCarthy guest stars

Watch the full ‘After Lately’ season premiere; Jenny McCarthy guest stars

By | November 28, 2011 at 4:43 pm | No comments

If you didn’t catch the premiere of After Lately last night on E!, you missed a lot of action. Brad Wollack ends up pissing off the entire community of Autistic citizens-- at least, that's what Jenny McCarthy tells him. Chris Franjola finds out he might be a grandfather and...

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Sarah Silverman, Amy Poehler’s new TV gigs, Diablo Cody revamping ‘Sweet Valley High’

Sarah Silverman, Amy Poehler’s new TV gigs, Diablo Cody revamping ‘Sweet Valley High’

By | November 23, 2011 at 11:39 am | No comments

Amidst all the uproar of the most recent half-naked picture of Kristen Wiig in GQ for being "bro of the year" and the NY Times letting the whole world know that female comedians are pushing the boundaries of taste and succeeding, there is plenty of great news for women in...

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Video: ‘Community’ creator Dan Harmon unveils inside joke about Beetlejuice

Video: ‘Community’ creator Dan Harmon unveils inside joke about Beetlejuice

By | November 23, 2011 at 12:39 am | No comments

Oh, Community-- how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! The show's creator Dan Harmon just tweeted, "The Easter egg that took three years to hide. Our show is TOTALLY ACCESSIBLE." He included a link to the below video, wherein we see...

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Review: The Muppets movie is everything you want it to be

Review: The Muppets movie is everything you want it to be

By | November 23, 2011 at 12:01 am | 10 comments

Maybe it was the wine (thanks, Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, for your always wonderful food service!), but as I watched The Muppets, I could not stop smiling. I admit it: I was nervous before the film began. The Muppets hold so much cultural cachet: would the characters hold up...

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Photo challenge: Can you name everyone in Chelsea Handler’s posse?

Photo challenge: Can you name everyone in Chelsea Handler’s posse?

By | November 22, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 139 comments

The easiest way to judge whether a television show is successful is to take a look at its ratings. The higher, the better if you didn’t know. Another tell-tale sign a show is doing well: when a completely separate second show about the making of the first show is created, and...

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Portlandia’s Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are going on tour!

Portlandia’s Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are going on tour!

By | November 21, 2011 at 10:41 am | No comments

In the unlikely event you're not properly excited for the second season of IFC's Portlandia, which goes down Jan. 6, let us submit this delicious piece of information. The show's stars, writers and co-creators Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are hitting the road for a string...

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Parks and Recreation: Andy goes to college and Leslie and Ben make out in public

Parks and Recreation: Andy goes to college and Leslie and Ben make out in public

By | November 20, 2011 at 9:20 pm | No comments

Improvements abound this week, as Leslie and Ben make a new park, Chris orders up a new Parks Department logo, and Andy embarks on a quest for personal betterment that would make Chris proud and Ron Swanson give up all his gold. Plus, some public sexiness takes place on...

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