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The first trailer for the new Steve Martin, Jack Black flick, “The Big Year” is here

The first trailer for the new Steve Martin, Jack Black flick, “The Big Year” is here

By | September 7, 2011 at 4:31 pm | No comments

Iconic comedian, actor and musician Steve Martin has teamed up with Jack Black and Owen Wilson for a film about competitive bird watching, The Big Year. Set for an Oct. 14 release, the flick centers around the three friends going head-to-head-to-head in The North American Big...

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Watch Jimmy Kimmel break down during his moving Uncle Frank tribute

Watch Jimmy Kimmel break down during his moving Uncle Frank tribute

By | September 7, 2011 at 1:09 pm | No comments

On his show last night, Jimmy Kimmel introduced a video tribute to Uncle Frank, through tears and a smile-- and the tribute carried that tone throughout. Kimmel's monologue featured footage of Frank Potenza's humorous interviews with the likes of Ellen DeGeneres, Kermit the...

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Inside the 9/11 documentary with Marc Maron; trailer released

Inside the 9/11 documentary with Marc Maron; trailer released

By | September 6, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 5 comments

With the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York City fast approaching, mainstream media outlets have already been prepping extensive coverage, tributes and special programming. And we, of course, doing what we do at Laughspin, are interested in what the comedy world...

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Watch a 12-minute Joel McHale, Alison Brie interview about the new season of “Community”

Watch a 12-minute Joel McHale, Alison Brie interview about the new season of “Community”

By | September 6, 2011 at 10:02 am | No comments

If you're anything like me, you're anxiously awaiting the Sept. 22 premiere of Community's third season. Until then, our appetite for quick-witted, prime time absurdist humor -- thank you, Dan Harmon! -- will have to be satiated by the few teases the Internet has to offer. And...

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Comedian Sheryl Underwood joins CBS chat show “The Talk” as new co-host

Comedian Sheryl Underwood joins CBS chat show “The Talk” as new co-host

By | September 4, 2011 at 11:24 pm | 9 comments

Starting Tuesday, the 2.2 million viewers who watch CBS' daytime chat show, The Talk will find a new co-host occupying one of five seats. Longtime comedian and radio personality Sheryl Underwood will join Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne and guest host Molly Shannon...

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Report: Eddie Murphy first choice to host Oscars

Report: Eddie Murphy first choice to host Oscars

By | September 4, 2011 at 10:12 pm | No comments

When the 84th annual Oscar awards air live on ABC come Feb. 27, 2012, there's a good chance that iconic comedian Eddie Murphy will be hosting the show. That's the news coming Humor Mill and then picked up by Deadline's Nikki Finke, who's reporting Murphy's name is at the top of...

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David Cross will have recurring role on “Modern Family”

David Cross will have recurring role on “Modern Family”

By | September 2, 2011 at 3:51 pm | No comments

I don’t think I have to explain why I’m bummed Arrested Development is off the air – you all get it. It’s such a loss in the TV comedy world. But easing the pain of the Bluth family-sized hole in my life is the fact that most of the stars on the show have gone on to do...

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Ed Helms lands lead role in French comedy remake

Ed Helms lands lead role in French comedy remake

By | September 1, 2011 at 10:16 pm | No comments

It seems, that with his starring role in last year's Cedar Rapids, Ed Helms convinced Hollywood that he's ready and able to headline comedy flicks-- that he's not destined to be relegated to ensemble casts on the big screen. And here's the proof: the former Daily Show...

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Marc Maron television pilot will premiere at the New York Television Festival

Marc Maron television pilot will premiere at the New York Television Festival

By | September 1, 2011 at 7:51 pm | No comments

If you listen to Marc Maron's podcast WTF (and if you don't, then you have made some mistakes in your life and should go fix that), you know that the angsty comedian shot a pilot for a television show back in June. Well, it has been announced that the pilot episode will make its...

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