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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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Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst enters comedy world with CBS deal

Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst enters comedy world with CBS deal

By | October 17, 2011 at 11:39 am | One comment

Hey, children of the 90s: remember watching TRL with Carson Daly and seeing the music video for Limp Bizkit’s “Nookie”? Those were the days. That’s when MTV still had a little bit of rebellion in it. Sigh. Fred Durst, the Limp Bizkit frontman, is getting involved in...

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Video: South Park Elementary students become victims of a hacking scandal

Video: South Park Elementary students become victims of a hacking scandal

By | October 17, 2011 at 10:31 am | No comments

On Wednesday's new episode of South Park, it looks the writers are taking on all the real-life phone hacking scandals afoot. Turns out a clever character has been listening in on all the kids' juicy phone calls and printing student secrets on a new gossip site called...

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Steve Carell will speak at Princeton’s graduation ceremonies

Steve Carell will speak at Princeton’s graduation ceremonies

By | October 17, 2011 at 10:01 am | No comments

Oh, those crazy (and lucky) Ivy Leaguers. Comedy giant Steve Carell has been selected as Princeton’s keynote speaker for their graduation proceedings this Spring. Specifically, the former Office and Daily Show star and current movie star will be addressing the senior class...

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