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Watch the red band trailer of Broken Lizard’s sperm heist flick ‘The Babymakers’

Watch the red band trailer of Broken Lizard’s sperm heist flick ‘The Babymakers’

By | December 27, 2011 at 10:19 am | 6 comments

Back in June we got word that Olivia Munn was cast in The Babymakers, the newest project from Broken Lizard, the writing, producing and acting team that has gifted the comedy world with cult classics like Super Troopers and Beerfest. The flick follows a young couple (Munn and...

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Tim Minchin gets rightfully pissed after he’s cut from a television Christmas special

Tim Minchin gets rightfully pissed after he’s cut from a television Christmas special

By | December 23, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 4 comments

Musical comedian Tim Minchin was scheduled to be on a super-popular Christmas special on British television. Not only was he scheduled, he wrote a song specifically for the program, showed up to the taping and performed the shit out of said song. Cameras were rolling. It was...

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Watch five glorious minutes of Aubrey Plaza on ‘Parks and Recreation’

Watch five glorious minutes of Aubrey Plaza on ‘Parks and Recreation’

By | December 23, 2011 at 10:42 am | No comments

It'll be weeks before we get to see new episodes of Parks and Recreation. But the folks at NBC know how to keep our interest in the meantime. Or, they know how to keep my interest, anyway. They've put together a best-of reel of Aubrey Plaza's finest moments throughout her time...

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Eddie Pepitone will film new scenes for ‘Community’

Eddie Pepitone will film new scenes for ‘Community’

By | December 22, 2011 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments

Hundreds of Community fans this afternoon gathered in midtown Manhattan, steps from NBC headquarters, to plead with the network to save their favorite show; and they did it flash mob style (see video below)— just in case the #savecommunity hashtag on Twitter wasn’t enough to...

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Ricky Gervais is working on another mockumentary television series

Ricky Gervais is working on another mockumentary television series

By | December 22, 2011 at 12:16 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervais sure is making our comedy reporting lives more difficult – it’s hard to keep his 800 million projects straight. But, hey, what’s another added to the list? The Guardian reports that Gervais has just made yet another comedy pilot for Channel 4, starring as a...

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Hundreds of aspiring comedians show up for ‘In Living Color’ open auditions

Hundreds of aspiring comedians show up for ‘In Living Color’ open auditions

By | December 21, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments

Hundrerds of aspiring and working comedians, improvisors and actors lined up outside of the soon-to-be-opened Laugh Factory Chicago on Dec. 20 to audition for the revamped In Living Color-- a two-episode special run that Fox will premiere this spring. The smallscreen hopefuls...

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Michael Showalter snags a television deal with Fox

Michael Showalter snags a television deal with Fox

By | December 21, 2011 at 2:44 pm | No comments

Comedian Michael Showalter has inked a deal with Fox to develop a new sitcom for the television network. The Stella co-founder is working with Christina Lee (she worked with Showalter on he and Michael Ian Black's Comedy Central show, Michael and Michael Have Issues) to...

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Twitter comedy star Kelly Oxford lands another television deal

Twitter comedy star Kelly Oxford lands another television deal

By | December 21, 2011 at 12:17 pm | 5 comments

Internet comedy sensation Kelly Oxford has been entertaining followers for nearly 15 years as a blogger and, most recently, as one of the most high profile Twitter stars. Her unfiltered sense of humor has garnered her praise and fans from all over the comedy world and...

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HBO cancels ‘Bored to Death’ and two other quality comedies

HBO cancels ‘Bored to Death’ and two other quality comedies

By | December 20, 2011 at 10:43 pm | 6 comments

UPDATE: 12/22/11 -- 3:40 pm ET Bored to Death creator Jonathan Ames ended up spending $1,600 on drinks in two different bars in Brooklyn. All for his fans. Check out Vulture's play-by-play account of the festivities. UPDATE: 12/21/11 -- 11 am ET Jonathan Ames has...

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