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CBS inks sitcom deals with Melissa McCarthy, Martin Lawrence, Nick Stoller

CBS inks sitcom deals with Melissa McCarthy, Martin Lawrence, Nick Stoller

By | January 19, 2012 at 1:58 pm | No comments

It seems CBS is on a shopping spree for comedy pilots. This comes on the heels of the nominal success of the series premiere of Rob Schneider's new project ¡Rob!. The broadcast network bought two sitcom deals a piece for Martin Lawrence and Mike & Molly's Melissa McCarthy, who...

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Why the folks upset over little Lily on Modern Family dropping the F-bomb are crazy

Why the folks upset over little Lily on Modern Family dropping the F-bomb are crazy

By | January 19, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments

For a show as beloved by both critics and key demographics as Modern Family is, it was only a matter of time before someone bothered to find something to pick on. Last night's episode is such a case as it focuses on the daughter of Cam and Mitchell (Eric Stonestreet and Jesse...

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Meet the first two stars of Sarah Silverman’s new pilot for NBC

Meet the first two stars of Sarah Silverman’s new pilot for NBC

By | January 18, 2012 at 5:21 pm | No comments

The casting process has begun for Sarah Silverman’s upcoming, still-untitled single-camera comedy for NBC. Harris Wittels will play Harris Wittels, a tenant in Silverman’s character’s apartment building, and June Diane Raphael is set to play Chelsea, also a tenant in the...

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Thanks to Scott Aukerman and friends, a Rocky vs Rambo movie script exists

Thanks to Scott Aukerman and friends, a Rocky vs Rambo movie script exists

By | January 18, 2012 at 3:39 pm | No comments

It is an observable phenomenon that many beloved comedians hang out with each other and, when they do, they often come up with really funny ideas-- many of which will never see the light of day. Like, the groundbreaking web series where comedians go from town to town looking...

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Review: Showtime’s ‘Inside Comedy’ is a functional look at a wholly dysfunctional art

Review: Showtime’s ‘Inside Comedy’ is a functional look at a wholly dysfunctional art

By | January 18, 2012 at 1:06 pm | One comment

After watching three episodes of Showtime's new behind-the-curtain series, Inside Comedy, any rational entertainment goer will conclude, whether you like the series or not, that documentarian Ken Burns doesn't need to do a series called Comedy. The show features in-depth...

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Watch Will Ferrell in the full trailer for Casa de mi Padre

Watch Will Ferrell in the full trailer for Casa de mi Padre

By | January 17, 2012 at 9:42 pm | No comments

In December the comedy world was gifted with a 30-second teaser trailer for Will Ferrell's upcoming Spanish-with-English-subtitles flick Casa de mi Padre. And today, we finally get the full trailer -- all two minutes of it -- of the movie centered around Armando Alvarez...

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Review: Carnage may seem pretentious but is laugh-out-loud funny

Review: Carnage may seem pretentious but is laugh-out-loud funny

By | January 17, 2012 at 12:36 pm | No comments

It's strange to think that anything billed as a comedy with big names gets undeservedly overlooked by comedy fans, but such is the case with Roman Polanski's adaptation of Yasmina Reza's hit stage play God of Carnage. With a stellar cast -- Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Cristoph...

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Watch Bill Murray, Frances McDormand in the trailer for Wes Anderson’s ‘Moonrise Kingdom’

Watch Bill Murray, Frances McDormand in the trailer for Wes Anderson’s ‘Moonrise Kingdom’

By | January 16, 2012 at 12:29 pm | No comments

As one can clearly see from the trailer of Wes Anderson's latest film Moonrise Kingdom, not much has changed in the realm of all things Wes Anderson. There are still plenty of cool, well-respected, famous actors (Edward Norton, Jason Schwartzman, Frances McDormand), there's...

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What did you think of Ricky Gervais’ monologue at the Golden Globes? (Video)

What did you think of Ricky Gervais’ monologue at the Golden Globes? (Video)

By | January 16, 2012 at 10:50 am | 14 comments

So, the hype for last night’s third coming was through the roof: Was Ricky going to be “mean” again? Was he going to hold back a little? Was he going to sacrifice one of Angelina Jolie’s children live, onstage? We’re sure some questions were asked more than others....

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