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Roseanne inks sitcom deal with NBC

Roseanne inks sitcom deal with NBC

By | October 9, 2011 at 10:21 pm | No comments

Back in August, we told you that Roseanne Barr, in the midst of the run of her Lifetime reality series Roseanne's Nuts, was developing a new sitcom. And now, we can tell you that the show landed at NBC! The ensemble comedy, Downwardly Mobile, is a family-centered sitcom that...

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SNL with Ben Stiller follows terrible episode with slightly less terrible episode

SNL with Ben Stiller follows terrible episode with slightly less terrible episode

By | October 9, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 6 comments

After last week’s mostly-terrible effort from Saturday Night Live, I was confident this one, hosted by Ben Stiller, would prove to be a clear comeback for the show. The best I can say about last night’s episode was that it wasn’t worse than its previous week. And because...

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Fox renews The Simpsons for two more seasons

Fox renews The Simpsons for two more seasons

By | October 7, 2011 at 9:15 pm | One comment

A salary dispute that threatened to end production of The Simpsons has been resolved. Fox just released a statement confirming that the long-running animated comedy will exist long enough to have its 24th and 25th seasons. This morning, Simpsons cast member Harry Shearer...

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Watch Patton Oswalt in “The Heart, She Holler” and tell us what the hell is happening

Watch Patton Oswalt in “The Heart, She Holler” and tell us what the hell is happening

By | October 7, 2011 at 3:12 pm | One comment

I love that Adult Swim celebrates weird comedy as much as they do. I mean, let’s get real – Aqua Teen Hungerforce? Sealab 2021? To say they’re quirky would be an understatement. The latest in Adult Swim’s weirdness is a miniseries called The Heart, She Holler,...

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Seriously, what’s going on with “Community” this season?

Seriously, what’s going on with “Community” this season?

By | October 7, 2011 at 11:24 am | 10 comments

Let’s just get to it, okay? Because I’m in no mood. We start with Chang. What the fuck is up with Chang this season? As last week’s very wise commenter Vengeanceandfashion points out, just a short while ago he was able to hold down a job as a professor—a fake, crazy...

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Netflix is looking to make new episodes of Reno 911!

Netflix is looking to make new episodes of Reno 911!

By | October 6, 2011 at 6:07 pm | No comments

After a fruitful 88-episode run on Comedy Central, Reno 911! went away forever in 2009. Since that time, most of the cast has gone on to do great things, and that's fantastic. Really. But wouldn't you want just a wee bit more of Reno? It might happen. "It’s still a long...

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Watch Patton Oswalt and Charlize Theron in the first trailer for “Young Adult”

Watch Patton Oswalt and Charlize Theron in the first trailer for “Young Adult”

By | October 6, 2011 at 5:21 pm | No comments

It's been four years to answer the question: When will Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody make a movie together again? After the undeniable success of their collaboration on Juno, Reitman and Cody have had their own projects of varying success apart from each other, notably Reitman's...

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Video: Will Ferrell wants you to e-mail Paramount to demand Anchorman 2

Video: Will Ferrell wants you to e-mail Paramount to demand Anchorman 2

By | October 6, 2011 at 4:20 pm | No comments

If you are one of the many Anchorman fans who craves to see Will Ferrell in a Mad Men suit again, don't hold your breath. In an exclusive web chat with the UK's The Sun and its readers, the Everything Must Go star was asked if he wanted to do Anchorman 2. He answered, "I would...

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Snoop Dogg inks a sitcom deal with NBC; would you watch?

Snoop Dogg inks a sitcom deal with NBC; would you watch?

By | October 6, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments

A couple of weeks ago we discussed Snoop Dogg’s comedy history in light of news that he was developing a family-oriented sitcom. Now the show is becoming a reality, having found a home—and a script commitment—at NBC. The as-yet-untitled project is set to feature Snoop...

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