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Seth MacFarlane lands roastmaster gig; Comedy Central enlists “Family Guy” creator to take down Charlie Sheen

Seth MacFarlane lands roastmaster gig; Comedy Central enlists “Family Guy” creator to take down Charlie Sheen

By | August 11, 2011 at 11:47 am | No comments

If you're thinking to yourself, hey, the first part of that headline is old, we don't blame you. For the third time, Comedy Central has chosen Family Guy creator and proven wise ass Seth MacFarlane to host one of the network's always-highly-rated roasts, according to EW.com....

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Roseanne Barr plans her return to sitcom television with “Downwardly Mobile”

Roseanne Barr plans her return to sitcom television with “Downwardly Mobile”

By | August 10, 2011 at 9:45 pm | No comments

For the past few weeks, old-school Roseanne fans have enjoyed seeing one of contemporary comedy's blue-collar sitcom heroes bare her life in the Lifetime reality series Roseanne's Nuts. But if all goes according to her plan, we'll be soon watching Roseanne Barr doing more than...

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A cautious Steve Carell appears on “Conan” before committing to appear on “Conan” (Video)

A cautious Steve Carell appears on “Conan” before committing to appear on “Conan” (Video)

By | August 10, 2011 at 2:32 pm | No comments

Steve Carell was one of the final guests on Conan O’Brien’s The Tonight Show, and, unsurprisingly, his appearance on the show wasn’t any old guest spot. Instead of touting a project or lamenting the sorry state of NBC, Carell performed Conan’s exit interview. Last night,...

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TBS cancels “Lopez Tonight;” last episode is Thursday

TBS cancels “Lopez Tonight;” last episode is Thursday

By | August 10, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 3 comments

In a classic case of just-not-good-enough ratings, TBS has decided to cancel comedian George Lopez's late-night chat show Lopez Tonight. And the network isn't wasting any time getting it off the air. Tomorrow night will be the show's last airing. Although it seems clear, there's...

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Watch Paul Rudd pitch terrible marketing ideas for his movie “Our Idiot Brother”

Watch Paul Rudd pitch terrible marketing ideas for his movie “Our Idiot Brother”

By | August 10, 2011 at 12:45 pm | No comments

As the Aug. 26 premiere date for Paul Rudd's new flick Our Idiot Brother grows closer, the marketing blitz is getting, uh, more blitzy-er. And that's fine with me. Maybe this makes me a bad comedy critic, but I'd watch Rudd shit it in a box and be at least mildly entertained....

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Keith Olbermann interviews “Book of Mormon” star Josh Gad for 30 minutes

Keith Olbermann interviews “Book of Mormon” star Josh Gad for 30 minutes

By | August 9, 2011 at 12:51 pm | No comments

Last night Book of Mormon star Josh Gad -- that's Elder Arnold Cunningham, to you -- sat down with Keith Olbermann on the political pundit's new show Countdown on Current TV. The fine folks at the network posted this 30-minute Web extra, wherein Olbs goes in-depth with The Gad...

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Variety comic-to-watch Thomas Middleditch lands role in “Hangover” scribe’s flick

Variety comic-to-watch Thomas Middleditch lands role in “Hangover” scribe’s flick

By | August 9, 2011 at 11:59 am | No comments

Chicago-bred comedian Thomas Middleditch, recently named as Variety's "10 Comics to Watch" has landed a co-starring role in an upcoming movie, written by Scot Armstrong, who penned The Hangover Part II. This is Armstrong's directorial debut. Middleditch, a regular at the Upright...

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Watch Paul Rudd spill (some) beans about Judd Apatow’s new flick

Watch Paul Rudd spill (some) beans about Judd Apatow’s new flick

By | August 8, 2011 at 8:06 pm | No comments

While promoting his newest movie Our Idiot Brother -- out Aug. 26 and co-starring Zooey Deschanel and Elizabeth Banks -- Paul Rudd spilled a few tasty morsels about Judd Apatow's newest project. The actor and writer confirmed that the flick is (as of now) called This Is Forty...

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Weird Al Yankovic will release comedy special, DVD, Blu-Ray and more through Comedy Central

Weird Al Yankovic will release comedy special, DVD, Blu-Ray and more through Comedy Central

By | August 8, 2011 at 7:39 pm | One comment

Comedy Central announced today an exclusive multi-platform deal with Weird Al Yankovic, the most prolific comedy recording artist of all time. The deal consists of three main prongs-- the first of which is the world premiere of Weird Al' Yankovic Live! - The Alpocalypse Tour....

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