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Picnicface: sketch comedy you should know about

Picnicface: sketch comedy you should know about

By | December 19, 2011 at 11:39 am | One comment

Some of you may remember Picnicface from a video that went viral back in 2007 about a fake energy drink known as Powerthirst. Well, up in the frigid, white north, Picnicface just finished off the first season of their half-hour sketch show of the same name. The series airs on...

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Saturday Night Live with Jimmy Fallon features fun guests, horrible sketches

Saturday Night Live with Jimmy Fallon features fun guests, horrible sketches

By | December 18, 2011 at 7:57 pm | 32 comments

Here's a question: When you introduce the novelty of having a well-liked alum host Saturday Night Live, do you not have to worry much about the actual content or quality of the sketches? Is the very presence of said host -- and his triumphant return -- enough to trick the...

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David Cross still cautious about Arrested Development return, despite official announcement

David Cross still cautious about Arrested Development return, despite official announcement

By | December 16, 2011 at 12:18 pm | One comment

It's no secret that fans of Arrested Development have followed every piece of chatter about the show returning since its cancellation nearly six years ago. With cult-like fervor, audiences have been hopeful that rumors would become reality and the story of the Bluth family would...

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Golden Globe nominations reveal absurd choices in comedy

Golden Globe nominations reveal absurd choices in comedy

By | December 15, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 9 comments

Normally, when it comes to comedy during awards season, a big issue of contention is the categories that comedy is thrown into. Within the Golden Globes nominations announced earlier this morning, many comedy noms come from the musical and/or comedy category. However, if you...

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Russell Brand will host his own unscripted, late night talk show

Russell Brand will host his own unscripted, late night talk show

By | December 15, 2011 at 2:44 pm | No comments

UPDATE: Russell Brand has also signed a deal to develop an animated series for Fox, based loosely on his life in his 20s, according to Deadline. As you may know, Brand was a sex and drug addict in his early days. That would make for a pretty raunchy cartoon show. In the...

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Watch all 10 minutes of Louis C.K.’s interview on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Watch all 10 minutes of Louis C.K.’s interview on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno

By | December 15, 2011 at 10:39 am | 6 comments

To further promote his already wildly successful self-released new stand-up special Live at the Beacon Theater, Louis C.K. popped in to the Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night. If you're reading this here, you undoubtedly already know about the comedian's experiment in DIY...

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Nick Swardson, T.J. Miller will star in animated film ‘Hell & Back’

Nick Swardson, T.J. Miller will star in animated film ‘Hell & Back’

By | December 14, 2011 at 4:14 pm | No comments

In the event you've ever dreamed that one day you'd be able to witness Nick Swardson and T.J. Miller star in a movie full of animation not unlike what you've seen on Gumby or Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, consider your dream a dream no longer. Also, consider getting some...

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FX renews ‘The League’ for a fourth season

FX renews ‘The League’ for a fourth season

By | December 14, 2011 at 3:20 pm | No comments

FX announced that it's renewing the fantasy sports-themed comedy series, The League, for a fourth season. Considering that the impending stoppage of the NFL threatened to change the entire dynamic of the series a few months ago, The League has really shown a great level of...

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‘In Living Color’ holding open auditions

‘In Living Color’ holding open auditions

By | December 14, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 8 comments

If you're excited that In Living Color is coming back to Fox, just wait until you hear this. Did you wait? OK, maybe you didn't wait, but we'll just let you in on this: In Living Color is going to have open casting calls in Chicago. On Dec. 20, the newly opened Laugh Factory...

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