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Parks and Recreation recap: Leslie Knope is prouder than ever

Parks and Recreation recap: Leslie Knope is prouder than ever

By | October 10, 2011 at 2:26 pm | No comments

News item #1: Ron’s mustache is back! News item #2: City Council candidate Leslie Knope has written a book! It’s called Pawnee: The Greatest Town In America and she is promoting the everloving crap out of it. Let’s hop onto the book tour heard ‘round the world. (Or...

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Watch Cartman lead a game of Texans vs. Mexicans on new episode of “South Park”

Watch Cartman lead a game of Texans vs. Mexicans on new episode of “South Park”

By | October 10, 2011 at 1:35 pm | No comments

Cartman turns his sights on border-crossing Mexicans in this week’s new South Park episode, "The Last of the Meheecans." In the preview clip below, the boys are playing a relatively innocent game of ‘Texans vs. Mexicans.’ But this is South Park, so chances of things...

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Roseanne inks sitcom deal with NBC

Roseanne inks sitcom deal with NBC

By | October 9, 2011 at 10:21 pm | No comments

Back in August, we told you that Roseanne Barr, in the midst of the run of her Lifetime reality series Roseanne's Nuts, was developing a new sitcom. And now, we can tell you that the show landed at NBC! The ensemble comedy, Downwardly Mobile, is a family-centered sitcom that...

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SNL with Ben Stiller follows terrible episode with slightly less terrible episode

SNL with Ben Stiller follows terrible episode with slightly less terrible episode

By | October 9, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 6 comments

After last week’s mostly-terrible effort from Saturday Night Live, I was confident this one, hosted by Ben Stiller, would prove to be a clear comeback for the show. The best I can say about last night’s episode was that it wasn’t worse than its previous week. And because...

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Fox renews The Simpsons for two more seasons

Fox renews The Simpsons for two more seasons

By | October 7, 2011 at 9:15 pm | One comment

A salary dispute that threatened to end production of The Simpsons has been resolved. Fox just released a statement confirming that the long-running animated comedy will exist long enough to have its 24th and 25th seasons. This morning, Simpsons cast member Harry Shearer...

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Watch Patton Oswalt in “The Heart, She Holler” and tell us what the hell is happening

Watch Patton Oswalt in “The Heart, She Holler” and tell us what the hell is happening

By | October 7, 2011 at 3:12 pm | One comment

I love that Adult Swim celebrates weird comedy as much as they do. I mean, let’s get real – Aqua Teen Hungerforce? Sealab 2021? To say they’re quirky would be an understatement. The latest in Adult Swim’s weirdness is a miniseries called The Heart, She Holler,...

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Seriously, what’s going on with “Community” this season?

Seriously, what’s going on with “Community” this season?

By | October 7, 2011 at 11:24 am | 10 comments

Let’s just get to it, okay? Because I’m in no mood. We start with Chang. What the fuck is up with Chang this season? As last week’s very wise commenter Vengeanceandfashion points out, just a short while ago he was able to hold down a job as a professor—a fake, crazy...

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Netflix is looking to make new episodes of Reno 911!

Netflix is looking to make new episodes of Reno 911!

By | October 6, 2011 at 6:07 pm | No comments

After a fruitful 88-episode run on Comedy Central, Reno 911! went away forever in 2009. Since that time, most of the cast has gone on to do great things, and that's fantastic. Really. But wouldn't you want just a wee bit more of Reno? It might happen. "It’s still a long...

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Watch Patton Oswalt and Charlize Theron in the first trailer for “Young Adult”

Watch Patton Oswalt and Charlize Theron in the first trailer for “Young Adult”

By | October 6, 2011 at 5:21 pm | No comments

It's been four years to answer the question: When will Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody make a movie together again? After the undeniable success of their collaboration on Juno, Reitman and Cody have had their own projects of varying success apart from each other, notably Reitman's...

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