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Hannibal Buress and Jonah Hill strike a sitcom deal with Fox

Hannibal Buress and Jonah Hill strike a sitcom deal with Fox

By | October 11, 2011 at 12:59 pm | One comment

UPDATE: 3:12 pm ET When asked to give a little background on what the Buress-Hill project might look like, Buress told Laughspin this: "All I can say right now is that the head writer will be Ron Artest/Metta World Peace. I'm excited to see the direction that he takes the...

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Watch Tracy Morgan tell Letterman gay rant was a misunderstanding

Watch Tracy Morgan tell Letterman gay rant was a misunderstanding

By | October 11, 2011 at 12:37 pm | One comment

Though Tracy Morgan has long since apologized -- in public, many times -- for his seemingly anti-gay rant he delivered at a stand-up show in Nashville on June 3, the comedian addressed the issue once again last night. Though, in his defense, it was only because David Letterman...

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Roman Polanski tries comedy; check out the trailer for “Carnage”

Roman Polanski tries comedy; check out the trailer for “Carnage”

By | October 10, 2011 at 11:11 pm | No comments

When you think of quality comedy movies and then think about those movies' directors, Roman Polanski isn't the first name that usually comes to mind. He's probably not the second or third, either. What Polanski is good at is writing and directing creepy thrillers and...

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Ricky Gervais says Steve Carell cameo on “Life’s Too Short” was excruciating (Video)

Ricky Gervais says Steve Carell cameo on “Life’s Too Short” was excruciating (Video)

By | October 10, 2011 at 6:32 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervias’ new series for HBO, Life’s Too Short -- you may have heard a few musings about it already -- stars Warwick Davis (Willow, Leprechaun) playing a semi-fictionalized version of himself with Gervais and frequent collaborator Stephen Merchant making cameos. While...

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Parks and Recreation recap: Leslie Knope is prouder than ever

Parks and Recreation recap: Leslie Knope is prouder than ever

By | October 10, 2011 at 2:26 pm | No comments

News item #1: Ron’s mustache is back! News item #2: City Council candidate Leslie Knope has written a book! It’s called Pawnee: The Greatest Town In America and she is promoting the everloving crap out of it. Let’s hop onto the book tour heard ‘round the world. (Or...

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Watch Cartman lead a game of Texans vs. Mexicans on new episode of “South Park”

Watch Cartman lead a game of Texans vs. Mexicans on new episode of “South Park”

By | October 10, 2011 at 1:35 pm | No comments

Cartman turns his sights on border-crossing Mexicans in this week’s new South Park episode, "The Last of the Meheecans." In the preview clip below, the boys are playing a relatively innocent game of ‘Texans vs. Mexicans.’ But this is South Park, so chances of things...

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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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