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Coen Brothers bring their dark comedy roots to television with “Harve Karbo”

Coen Brothers bring their dark comedy roots to television with “Harve Karbo”

By | October 5, 2011 at 8:26 am | One comment

Joel and Ethan Coen are bringing their cinematic magic to the small screen. The Oscar-winning filmmakers—along with Cedar Rapids writer Phil Johnson—have co-created an hour-long comedy series for Fox called Harve Karbo. The series is about a Los-Angeles-based private...

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Watch Trey Parker and Matt Stone teach a film class at NYU

Watch Trey Parker and Matt Stone teach a film class at NYU

By | October 4, 2011 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments

South Park creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker gave an extremely lucky class of freshman at New York University a surprise lecture as part of the MTVU show Stand In. I feel bad for the student who decided to skip that day. It was the first day of this “Storytelling...

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NBC orders more episodes of “Whitney” and “Up All Night”

NBC orders more episodes of “Whitney” and “Up All Night”

By | October 4, 2011 at 1:18 pm | No comments

It turns out the ratings for two of NBC's new comedies, Whitney and Up All All Night have been strong enough to warrant full season commitments. Many times networks will test out new shows by committing to a certain number of episodes, promote the hell out of those episodes and...

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“50/50″ stays true to its buzz; is equally funny and stark

“50/50″ stays true to its buzz; is equally funny and stark

By | October 4, 2011 at 12:18 pm | No comments

It seems in a world of trailers designed to trick people into watching a different film than the one that was actually made, a movie delivering on what it promised would seem out of the question. 50/50 bucks that trend and fulfilled on what every TV spot, late night TV...

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Kevin Hart will guest star on “Modern Family”

Kevin Hart will guest star on “Modern Family”

By | October 4, 2011 at 11:55 am | 3 comments

Fresh off the massive success of his stand-up concert film, Laugh At My Pain, Kevin Hart is set to appear in one of the most popular comedy series on television. Hart has signed on to guest star on the multiple-Emmy- winning Modern Family on ABC, Entertainment Weekly reports....

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The Office’s Jenna Fischer gives birth

The Office’s Jenna Fischer gives birth

By | October 3, 2011 at 4:28 pm | No comments

If you’ve been watching The Office this season, you might have noticed that Pam and Jim are pregnant once again. Well, technically, just Pam. Turns out that was a very convenient storyline for Jenna Fischer, because it was announced today that she and husband Lee Kirk just had...

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Watch Cartman deal with Asperger’s Syndrome in new “South Park” episode

Watch Cartman deal with Asperger’s Syndrome in new “South Park” episode

By | October 3, 2011 at 12:10 pm | No comments

South Park returns to Comedy Central on Wednesday (10 pm ET) with an all new episode. This one is called "Ass Bergers," and is described by the network like this: "Cartman finds a unique way of coping with Asperger’s Syndrome. Even Kyle and Kenny are on board. Meanwhile, Stan...

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“Bucky Larson” actor Joey Diaz calls Nick Swardson flick the “worst movie of all time”

“Bucky Larson” actor Joey Diaz calls Nick Swardson flick the “worst movie of all time”

By | October 3, 2011 at 9:47 am | 11 comments

By now, we all know comedian Nick Swardson's latest attempt at motion picture success -- Bucky Larson: Born To Be A Star -- has been met with nothing but abysmal reviews. The go-to online movie rating site Rotten Tomatoes has the flick listed at 0 percent on its "tomatometer,"...

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Rejoice: There will be an Arrested Development movie, and new episodes!

Rejoice: There will be an Arrested Development movie, and new episodes!

By | October 2, 2011 at 7:41 pm | One comment

After months -- no, years! -- of rumors and vague promises and speculation, we can say, without any doubt, there will be an Arrested Development movie. Also, there will be new Arrested Development episodes for television. That's what show creator Mitchell Hurwitz told an excited...

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