TV/Movies

Tina Fey honored at women’s conference

By | April 19, 2010 at 9:44 pm | No comments

Congratulations goes out to the hilarious Tina Fey, who was honored today at the 40th Annual Matrix Awards. The awards luncheon was held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, and honors the top women in communications. Fey continues to produce countless formats of comedy,...

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Nick Thune replaces Patton Oswalt in Matthew Broderick NBC pilot

By | April 18, 2010 at 8:00 am | No comments

Two days ago we reported that fast-rising comedian Nick Thune was in the running -- along with two other actors -- to replace a role in the NBC pilot, Beach Lane that had been vacated by Patton Oswalt. It looks like Thune got the gig, according to Deadline Hollywood, who, we...

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Chris Rock recalls sage advice from Richard Pryor

By | April 16, 2010 at 5:06 pm | No comments

Chris Rock is a major MVP in the late guest department, and his recent appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon was up to his usual standard of excellence. When the subject of Rock producing a Richard Pryor biopic came up, Rock recalled a crude piece of advice he got from...

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Cheech & Chong's concert film hits theaters and everything else

By | April 15, 2010 at 5:30 pm | No comments

Since it was one of the best selling comedy tours of 2008 and 2009, there’s a decent chance you may have caught the reunion of legendary comedy duo Cheech & Chong in your city. But if you want more access or just plain missed the veteran pot enthusiasts you’ll be able...

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Sarah and Laura thrown down in a Holocaust memorial dual on Sarah Silverman Program finale

By | April 15, 2010 at 11:38 am | One comment

On tonight's season -- or is it series? -- finale of the Sarah Silverman Program on Comedy Central, sisters Laura and Sarah duke it out to see who throws the best Holocaust memorial. Yay! And Ed Asner guest stars as a Nazi. Double yay! Check out a clip below. And be sure to tune...

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Comedy Central picks up Onion Sports Network series

By | April 15, 2010 at 10:23 am | No comments

Comedy Central announced that it has officially picked up The Onion Sports Network for a 10 episode season. The announcement to pick up the pilot adapted from The Onion’s popular, sports world-lampooning webseries, was made by Kent Alterman, Comedy Central’s head of original...

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Posehn, Silverman hint at end of Sarah Silverman Program

By | April 14, 2010 at 6:02 pm | One comment

Tomorrow marks the season finale of the Sarah Silverman Program on Comedy Central. As with any show -- especially on cable -- there's always a chance the show won't come back for another season. However, the popularity of Sarah and co. and this show would make it seem like an...

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Saturday Night Live’s Seth Meyers to host ESPYs

By | April 14, 2010 at 4:57 pm | No comments

Saturday Night Live head writer and "Weekend Update" newsman Seth Meyers will host the 18th annual ESPY Awards, airing July 14th on ESPN. This is set to be the first time since the 2003 ESPYs that the ceremony will be broadcast live, making Meyers an even more ideal host given...

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Behind the scenes of the Conan O’Brien deal with TBS, George Lopez played huge role

By | April 12, 2010 at 5:11 pm | No comments

With the recent news on Conan O’Brien’s return to late night television in the fall, one of the most noticeable aspects is that George Lopez will be getting his show bumped to midnight. This certainly is reminiscent of the way things went down at NBC, when O’Brien was...

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