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Eddie Pepitone will film new scenes for ‘Community’

Eddie Pepitone will film new scenes for ‘Community’

By | December 22, 2011 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments

Hundreds of Community fans this afternoon gathered in midtown Manhattan, steps from NBC headquarters, to plead with the network to save their favorite show; and they did it flash mob style (see video below)— just in case the #savecommunity hashtag on Twitter wasn’t enough to...

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Ricky Gervais is working on another mockumentary television series

Ricky Gervais is working on another mockumentary television series

By | December 22, 2011 at 12:16 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervais sure is making our comedy reporting lives more difficult – it’s hard to keep his 800 million projects straight. But, hey, what’s another added to the list? The Guardian reports that Gervais has just made yet another comedy pilot for Channel 4, starring as a...

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Hundreds of aspiring comedians show up for ‘In Living Color’ open auditions

Hundreds of aspiring comedians show up for ‘In Living Color’ open auditions

By | December 21, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments

Hundrerds of aspiring and working comedians, improvisors and actors lined up outside of the soon-to-be-opened Laugh Factory Chicago on Dec. 20 to audition for the revamped In Living Color-- a two-episode special run that Fox will premiere this spring. The smallscreen hopefuls...

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Michael Showalter snags a television deal with Fox

Michael Showalter snags a television deal with Fox

By | December 21, 2011 at 2:44 pm | No comments

Comedian Michael Showalter has inked a deal with Fox to develop a new sitcom for the television network. The Stella co-founder is working with Christina Lee (she worked with Showalter on he and Michael Ian Black's Comedy Central show, Michael and Michael Have Issues) to...

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Twitter comedy star Kelly Oxford lands another television deal

Twitter comedy star Kelly Oxford lands another television deal

By | December 21, 2011 at 12:17 pm | 5 comments

Internet comedy sensation Kelly Oxford has been entertaining followers for nearly 15 years as a blogger and, most recently, as one of the most high profile Twitter stars. Her unfiltered sense of humor has garnered her praise and fans from all over the comedy world and...

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HBO cancels ‘Bored to Death’ and two other quality comedies

HBO cancels ‘Bored to Death’ and two other quality comedies

By | December 20, 2011 at 10:43 pm | 6 comments

UPDATE: 12/22/11 -- 3:40 pm ET Bored to Death creator Jonathan Ames ended up spending $1,600 on drinks in two different bars in Brooklyn. All for his fans. Check out Vulture's play-by-play account of the festivities. UPDATE: 12/21/11 -- 11 am ET Jonathan Ames has...

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Watch an extended ’30 Rock’ preview, plus how will Kim Jong Il’s death affect the storyline?

Watch an extended ’30 Rock’ preview, plus how will Kim Jong Il’s death affect the storyline?

By | December 20, 2011 at 11:54 am | 2 comments

Well, my dears, we have been given a 30 Rock sneak peek from the heavens above. (You know it's returning to NBC on Jan. 12 at 8 pm ET, right?) And oh! What a peek it is. First, we find out that Liz has a super-hot boyfriend (played by James Marsden. Meow.) who makes her hot...

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Comedian Ben Bailey debuts tonight as host of NBC game show ‘Who’s Still Standing’

Comedian Ben Bailey debuts tonight as host of NBC game show ‘Who’s Still Standing’

By | December 19, 2011 at 4:55 pm | No comments

The new trivia game show, Who’s Still Standing premieres tonight at 8 pm ET on NBC. Hosted by veteran stand-up comedian and Emmy award winning host of Cash Cab Ben Bailey, the show is based on the Israeli program Still Standing. Like many other trivia game shows, contestants...

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Watch Will Ferrell in a teaser for his Spanish comedy flick ‘Casa de mi Padre’

Watch Will Ferrell in a teaser for his Spanish comedy flick ‘Casa de mi Padre’

By | December 19, 2011 at 3:39 pm | One comment

Will Ferrell’s comedic range never ceases to amaze me: he’s at once 100 percent convincing as the most naïve, cheerful kid on the planet (i.e. Elf, which will be on cable TV daily until 2012 rolls around, probably) and as a supreme womanizing douchebag (i.e. Wedding...

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