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Report: Eddie Murphy first choice to host Oscars

Report: Eddie Murphy first choice to host Oscars

By | September 4, 2011 at 10:12 pm | No comments

When the 84th annual Oscar awards air live on ABC come Feb. 27, 2012, there's a good chance that iconic comedian Eddie Murphy will be hosting the show. That's the news coming Humor Mill and then picked up by Deadline's Nikki Finke, who's reporting Murphy's name is at the top of...

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David Cross will have recurring role on “Modern Family”

David Cross will have recurring role on “Modern Family”

By | September 2, 2011 at 3:51 pm | No comments

I don’t think I have to explain why I’m bummed Arrested Development is off the air – you all get it. It’s such a loss in the TV comedy world. But easing the pain of the Bluth family-sized hole in my life is the fact that most of the stars on the show have gone on to do...

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Ed Helms lands lead role in French comedy remake

Ed Helms lands lead role in French comedy remake

By | September 1, 2011 at 10:16 pm | No comments

It seems, that with his starring role in last year's Cedar Rapids, Ed Helms convinced Hollywood that he's ready and able to headline comedy flicks-- that he's not destined to be relegated to ensemble casts on the big screen. And here's the proof: the former Daily Show...

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Marc Maron television pilot will premiere at the New York Television Festival

Marc Maron television pilot will premiere at the New York Television Festival

By | September 1, 2011 at 7:51 pm | No comments

If you listen to Marc Maron's podcast WTF (and if you don't, then you have made some mistakes in your life and should go fix that), you know that the angsty comedian shot a pilot for a television show back in June. Well, it has been announced that the pilot episode will make its...

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Watch a preview from Ricky Gervais’ new show “Life’s Too Short”

Watch a preview from Ricky Gervais’ new show “Life’s Too Short”

By | September 1, 2011 at 9:00 am | One comment

Since June, when HBO announced it had picked up Ricky Gervais' new show Life's Too Short, we've been eagerly anticipating its premiere. In the meantime Gervais has teased us with a few updates on his blog and some video sneak peeks on the series. The show, produced by Gervais...

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Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds to produce animated comedy inspired by “Family Guy”

Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds to produce animated comedy inspired by “Family Guy”

By | August 31, 2011 at 9:14 am | One comment

I'm not sure how many of you comedy nerds follow the world of A-list celebs, but you might know that its been rumored -- ever since their 2009 flick The Proposal -- that actress Sandra Bullock and actor Ryan Reynolds have been banging. Personally, I hope it's true. They're a...

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Watch Ed Helms, James Spader and more sound off on season eight of “The Office”

Watch Ed Helms, James Spader and more sound off on season eight of “The Office”

By | August 30, 2011 at 10:21 pm | No comments

For most comedy fans, the Sept. 22 season premiere of The Office cannot happen soon enough. The eighth season finds Dunder Mifflin without a regional manager after the dramatic Michael Scott (Steve Carell) exit at the conclusion of last season. And while we know James Spader has...

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Gabriel Iglesias cast in male stripper flick

Gabriel Iglesias cast in male stripper flick

By | August 29, 2011 at 6:06 pm | One comment

Hugely popular comedian Gabriel Iglesias, known equally for his jokes as he is, his girth, has signed on for a role in Steven Soderbergh's new drama flick about the world of male strippers. Magic Mike stars Channing Tatum, based on the actor's real-life experiences in the exotic...

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Anthony Jeselnik, Mike Tyson and more will roast Charlie Sheen on Comedy Central

Anthony Jeselnik, Mike Tyson and more will roast Charlie Sheen on Comedy Central

By | August 29, 2011 at 4:59 pm | No comments

Remember the good ol’ days when the media was exhaustively reporting on Charlie Sheen, rather than a Hurricane? I miss those more innocent times. It looks like Charlie Sheen’s back in the news, though: Comedy Central just released the names of some of the folks involved in...

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