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Can Rob Schneider reclaim his popularity in the comedy world?

Can Rob Schneider reclaim his popularity in the comedy world?

By | September 28, 2011 at 11:33 am | No comments

Rob Schneider will make his return to network television for the first time in 14 years with a CBS family sitcom due to premiere midseason. The show remains untitled, but we know it’s a multi-camera operation, and is co-written by Schneider himself, based on his real-life...

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Kevin Smith taping live special “Burn in Hell” for EPIX

Kevin Smith taping live special “Burn in Hell” for EPIX

By | September 27, 2011 at 2:35 pm | No comments

When Kevin Smith hits the stage tonight in Austin, the cameras will be rolling for a live taping to be aired on EPIX, the cross-platform entertainment company announced today, just hours before the filmmaker begins his performance. The show, titled Burn in Hell, will be...

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Comedy giant Mel Brooks working on horror flick “Pizzaman”

Comedy giant Mel Brooks working on horror flick “Pizzaman”

By | September 27, 2011 at 1:41 pm | No comments

Mel Brooks has been cooking up a new horror project and he's aiming to start shooting later this fall in Illinois. “I’ve got a script and I’ve got a director,” Brooks told Fangoria. “Pizzaman was written years ago by my longtime collaborators Steve Haberman and Rudy De...

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Trailer: Can Katherine Heigl become a respected comedic actress?

Trailer: Can Katherine Heigl become a respected comedic actress?

By | September 26, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 3 comments

Hollywood has unleashed upon the world a great many fish-out-of-water comedy flicks. Some turn out to be classics (Trading Places) while others miss the mark (too many to make an example out of one). The latest, One For The Money (in theaters Jan. 27, 2012), stars Katherine...

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Russell Brand and Julianne Hough set to star in Diablo Cody’s directing debut

Russell Brand and Julianne Hough set to star in Diablo Cody’s directing debut

By | September 26, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 7 comments

Diablo Cody became an overnight sensation with her 2007 writing triumph Juno (Michael Cera, Ellen Page). She's now been tapped to direct an as-of-yet-untitled film starring comedian Russell Brand and Julianne Hough, who's mostly known for her work on Dancing with the Stars....

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Watch new “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and “Archer” previews

Watch new “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and “Archer” previews

By | September 26, 2011 at 2:06 pm | One comment

This Thursday, FX brings us two new episodes of Archer and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. So who are we to not give you 30-second previews for each? Let's start with Sunny's new episode, which goes down at 10 pm ET. The official synopsis goes like this: "Frank accidentally...

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Watch Weird Al Yankovic take on Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and more in “Polka Face” video

Watch Weird Al Yankovic take on Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and more in “Polka Face” video

By | September 26, 2011 at 12:39 pm | No comments

Weird Al Yankovic is back, comedy nerds. And in a huge way. The premiere of his new hour-long special Weird Al Yankovic Live! The Alpocalypse Tour premieres on Comedy Central this Saturday, with the uncensored and uncut version hitting DVD and Blu-ray on Oct. 4. To get you in...

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Watch the 14-minute “60 Minutes” segment on South Park’s Trey Parker and Matt Stone

Watch the 14-minute “60 Minutes” segment on South Park’s Trey Parker and Matt Stone

By | September 26, 2011 at 11:20 am | No comments

In the event you missed Steve Kroft's detailed segment on South Park during last night's broadcast of 60 Minutes, we've happily embedded it below. While the segment was obviously geared toward a more mainstream audience -- you'll probably already know a lot of what's being said...

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All eyes will be on Melissa McCarthy as season two of “Mike & Molly” premieres tonight

All eyes will be on Melissa McCarthy as season two of “Mike & Molly” premieres tonight

By | September 26, 2011 at 10:38 am | No comments

During Mike & Molly's break after its first season on CBS, its co-star Melissa McCarthy snagged herself the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. It's a blessing and a curse, for sure, since all eyes will be on McCarthy tonight as the show's second season...

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