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Singer and “bad actress” Kelly Clarkson begs for Parks and Recreation guest role

Singer and “bad actress” Kelly Clarkson begs for Parks and Recreation guest role

By | October 19, 2011 at 11:39 am | 5 comments

Universal truth #1: everyone has a guilty pop music pleasure. I, for one, currently love everything about Justin Bieber (srsly), but a few years back, that spot was held by none other than Kelly Clarkson. I mean, really – “Since U Been Gone” speaks to all of us. As much as...

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Dave Attell’s new Showtime show combines hardcore porn and comedy

Dave Attell’s new Showtime show combines hardcore porn and comedy

By | October 18, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 10 comments

UPDATE: Oct. 19 -- 1:15 pm ET We have video! Not Safe For Work. --------------------- Devotees of early aughts Comedy Central programming have fond memories of a loud, crass man drunkenly gallivanting through strange cities and cracking wise at the seediness that...

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Would you welcome a George Lopez return to television?

Would you welcome a George Lopez return to television?

By | October 18, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments

Two months ago, after TBS cancelled his late night talk show, George Lopez joked, “The unemployment rate is high, and for Latinos, it just got a little higher.” But Lopez has no plans of staying in that demographic though, seeing as he's announced his partnership with...

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Marlon Wayans strikes deal with ABC to star in sitcom

Marlon Wayans strikes deal with ABC to star in sitcom

By | October 18, 2011 at 12:50 pm | No comments

Marlon Wayans has struck a deal with ABC to star and executive produce a hybrid single/multi-camera show. The show revolves around two brothers (both cops) who wind up living together. The character played by Marlon is married with kids and allows his brother to move in with...

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Jason Segel, Emma Stone, Charlie Day will host Saturday Night Live

Jason Segel, Emma Stone, Charlie Day will host Saturday Night Live

By | October 18, 2011 at 11:47 am | No comments

After a couple of lackluster episodes hosted by established comedy vets Ben Stiller and Anna Faris, the next few weeks offer us a fresh set of Saturday Night Live hosts. After two weeks of reruns, we’re treated to a Nov. 5 show hosted by It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia...

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Patient petitions South Park creators to make Mr. Hankey official rectal cancer spokesperson

Patient petitions South Park creators to make Mr. Hankey official rectal cancer spokesperson

By | October 17, 2011 at 6:37 pm | No comments

Behind every cancer awareness foundation, there is attached, usually without fail, a colored ribbon and/or a celebrity ambassador. Well, that's not entirely true as rectal cancer, it seems, has neither spreading the word about its existence. Michelle L. Dobrawsky, diagnosed...

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Watch the Sanitation Twins in Portlandia’s first promo for season two

Watch the Sanitation Twins in Portlandia’s first promo for season two

By | October 17, 2011 at 3:42 pm | No comments

Over the weekend at New York Comic Con, Portlandia star Fred Armisen shared with an audience of crazy-ass costumed geeks an exclusive clip from the upcoming second season. Meet the Sanitation Twins, and your new rainbow of recycling receptacles that will receive your discarded...

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Comedian Andy Daly inks pilot deal with Comedy Central

Comedian Andy Daly inks pilot deal with Comedy Central

By | October 17, 2011 at 2:08 pm | One comment

Comedy Central has ordered a half-hour pilot to star Andy Daly called Review with Forrest MacNeil, an adaptation of the Australian series Review with Myles Barlow, in which the titular character uses a one-to-five-star review format to critique “difficult life experiences”...

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Losing it with Laughter: Our eight favorite moments when comedians broke character

Losing it with Laughter: Our eight favorite moments when comedians broke character

By | October 17, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 17 comments

With shows like Louie, Arrested Development, and The Office having emerged within the last 10 years, it’s safe to say that scripted television comedy is at an apex – at least for the time being. But even considering all the brilliant writing that’s happened on these shows...

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