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Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis are idiotic politicians in The Campaign (Video)

Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis are idiotic politicians in The Campaign (Video)

By | May 8, 2012 at 10:52 pm | One comment

If you watched the special 30-minute presentation of Between Two Ferns on Comedy Central on Sunday -- and stayed in the room during commercials -- you've already seen the hilarious, faux political ads starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis as Cam Brady and Marty Huggins,...

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Louis C.K.’s ‘Live at the Beacon Theater’ will air on FX this weekend

Louis C.K.’s ‘Live at the Beacon Theater’ will air on FX this weekend

By | May 8, 2012 at 6:24 pm | 2 comments

We already knew that Louis C.K.'s self-released comedy special Live at the Beacon Theater would air on FX in the future. What we didn't know was when. Today FX announced that the wildly successful up-until-now digital-only special will air this Saturday at 10 pm EST. So, what...

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Watch Stephen Colbert’s interview with Maurice Sendak

Watch Stephen Colbert’s interview with Maurice Sendak

By | May 8, 2012 at 2:08 pm | One comment

Maurice Sendak, the legendary author of trailblazing children's books like Where the Wild Things Are, died today at the age of 83. The cause was complications from a recent stroke, his longtime editor, Michael di Capua, told the New York Times. Sendak will forever be remembered...

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The Sklar Brothers new show on History premieres tonight

The Sklar Brothers new show on History premieres tonight

By | May 8, 2012 at 1:36 pm | No comments

The Sklar Brothers hit the History Channel tonight on a mission to prove that statistics don't have to be boring. Their show, The United Stats of America, premieres at 10 p.m. EST, tackling the question of the week: How are we most likely to die? The identical twins, Jason...

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Paul F. Tompkins chats, drinks alcohol with Ty Burrell of Modern Family (Video)

Paul F. Tompkins chats, drinks alcohol with Ty Burrell of Modern Family (Video)

By | May 8, 2012 at 12:43 pm | No comments

Paul F. Tompkins' webseries, Speakeasy launched this week over on MadeMan.com. The premise is every man's dream-- or maybe it's my dream, excluding being a man. Celebrity guests hang out with Tompkins while he feeds them fancy cocktails. The premiere kicked off with Ty Burrell...

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Jenna Elfman, Josh Gad, Ellen Barkin and more headed to NBC comedies

Jenna Elfman, Josh Gad, Ellen Barkin and more headed to NBC comedies

By | May 7, 2012 at 11:09 pm | 2 comments

NBC has greenlighted two more comedy series today, 1600 Penn and Animal Practice, bringing the total number of sitcoms approved by the network to five. The news, confirmed by The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline, comes a full week before the network officially unveils its lineup...

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Comedian Hasan Minhaj has a message for Popchips: F*ck You

Comedian Hasan Minhaj has a message for Popchips: F*ck You

By | May 7, 2012 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments

I met Hasan Minhaj in the summer of 2009 where he was performing at the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival. And it's been fun to watch him grow as a comedian and an actor, having seen him snag success on television and on viral videos. But, I think his newest Web video -- part of his...

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The Laughspin interview with comedian Jeff Dye, host of MTV’s ‘Money from Strangers’

The Laughspin interview with comedian Jeff Dye, host of MTV’s ‘Money from Strangers’

By | May 7, 2012 at 5:11 pm | One comment

Back in 2006 I was at a summer program for teens where Jeff Dye, then a young comedian, did some motivational speaking for us. Years later he was been a finalist on Last Comic Standing, starred in his own half hour Comedy Central Presents special and appeared several times on...

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Anne Heche sitcom ‘Save Me’ coming to NBC

Anne Heche sitcom ‘Save Me’ coming to NBC

By | May 7, 2012 at 4:06 pm | No comments

NBC, which will present its full Fall lineup a week from today, has green lighted a comedy pilot starring Anne Heche to series, The Hollywood Reporter confirms. The project, Save Me, stars the That's What She Said co-star playing a woman (Heche) who believes she is channeling...

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