TV/Movies

Ron White lands starring role on USA Network sitcom

By | May 27, 2010 at 2:45 pm | One comment

Ron White will be starring in a new half hour comedy on USA—the network's first one in over 10 years. The network is looking to (slowly) begin opening it’s scheduling up to accommodate for more half hour comedies in the future. To start things off, the network went with...

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Hollywood Comedy Film Festival calls for submissions

By | May 27, 2010 at 1:58 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_8516" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Zach Galifianakis took part in last year's Hollywood Comedy Film Festival"][/caption] Hey, funny filmmakers. Get your submissions ready…Because the 2nd annual Hollywood Comedy Film Festival has just...

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Conan O’Brien writers descend on Chicago’s Just For Laughs to film TBS special

By | May 27, 2010 at 1:42 pm | No comments

Andy Richter, Reggie Watts, and some of Conan O’Brian’s writers will be performing a live show entitled Team Coco Presents Conan’s Writers Live (a working title) in Chicago on June 17 as part of the TBS Just For Laughs festival. It seems the idea behind this show is to...

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Tina Fey to be presented with comedy award; Cosby, Carlin, Pryor are past honorees

By | May 26, 2010 at 5:24 pm | 4 comments

Tina Fey has recently been announced to be the 2010 recipient of the highly prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor; making her the youngest recipient ever for the award. She’s set to receive the prize Nov. 9 in Washington D.C., in a ceremony that in the past has seen...

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Larry David talks 'Curb' TV Guide Network syndication, reveals new season details

By | May 26, 2010 at 4:25 pm | No comments

You may know already that Curb Your Enthusiasm is going to be aired in syndication on the TV Guide Network, starting June 2. And we know what you’re thinking. How’s that going to work, what with all edgy material the writers inject in the paid cable version each week? And...

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Jeff Dunham to host CMT Awards special

By | May 25, 2010 at 9:02 pm | One comment

Comedian Jeff Dunham is slated to host the CMT Music Awards Video of the Year Special, airing June 5th at 2 pm EST. That’s Country Music Television, city slickers. The hour-long special - not to be confused with the actual CMT awards (hosted by Kid Rock on June 9) -- will...

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Eddie Murphy hints at return to comedy stage, but he said the same thing two years ago

By | May 24, 2010 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments

Recently, Eddie Murphy has been hinting toward his return to stand-up comedy. The star himself has said, “Within the last six months or so, I started getting an itch to do it again. I started writing stuff... I was like, 'I could go and do 15, 20 minutes right now. Maybe in a...

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Bob Newhart, Jimmy Kimmel, more make 'Lost' alternate endings hilarious

By | May 24, 2010 at 12:41 pm | No comments

Last night was a historical television event, as Lost came to an end. After the episode Jimmy Kimmel turned his show into a tribute - dubbing it Aloha To Lost - by having many of the cast and crew on to talk about the ending. At the end of the program Kimmel showed...

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When Jimmy Fallon isn’t on air, Jerry Seinfeld takes over

By | May 21, 2010 at 2:55 pm | One comment

Jerry Seinfeld sits down with Jimmy Fallon to do some promos for Late Night in this web exclusive. After watching, you can’t help but wonder why Jerry doesn’t have his own talk show—he completely and successfully takes control of the whole conversation. Fallon can barely...

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