TV/Movies

Aziz Ansari lines up studio and production team for new flick

By | May 12, 2010 at 10:31 am | No comments

A movie pitch by all-over-the-place comic Aziz Ansari and 30 Rock writer Matt Hubbard has been picked up by Mandate Pictures. According to Hollywood Reporter, the movie will co-star East Bound and Down's Danny McBride, and the script will be written by Parks and Recreation...

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As expected, Betty White rules on Saturday Night Live

By | May 10, 2010 at 10:17 am | No comments

Everything old was golden again for this week’s historic Saturday Night Live. Anticipation for host Betty White was sky-high. The hype, for a lesser star, could have meant disaster for the show. As you’ll see, the writers took the easy way out. The lines they wrote weren’t...

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An open letter to Joel McHale

By | May 7, 2010 at 5:02 pm | 6 comments

Hello, lover. Wait, I’m getting ahead of myself. You’re a laid-back kind of guy. I’ve come on too strong. Let me start again. (And if anyone reading this knows how to get this to Joel, that’d be super awesome. Thanks, guys! Hugs and kisses!) Hi, Joel! You are so funny....

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Jerry Seinfeld sings Greg Giraldo's praises; Giraldo plays well with Paltrow

By | May 6, 2010 at 2:11 pm | 2 comments

On tonight's episode of The Marriage Ref (NBC, 10 pm EST) -- executive produced by Jerry Seinfeld and hosted by comedian Tom Papa -- one of my top three favorite comedians Greg Giraldo will sit on the judges panel-- next to friggin' Gwyneth Paltrow. I never thought I'd see the...

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Watch 'Green Room with Paul Provenza' trailer from Showtime

By | May 5, 2010 at 3:13 pm | No comments

In March, we let you know that veteran comedian Paul Provenza's new show Green Room with Paul Provenza, would debut on Showtime June 10. Now, thankfully, the folks at the network have posted some video so that us anxious comedy fans can get a taste of what to expect. The show...

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Betty White, Kristen Wiig SNL video promo goes live

By | May 5, 2010 at 2:20 pm | No comments

This Saturday is the day-- the day the Internet masses have been waiting for. Betty White will host Saturday Night Live. And a new promo just hit the NBC site featuring the Golden Girl and show favorite Kristen Wiig. Of course, White plays to her adorable attributes perfectly....

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Bob Saget inks reality show deal with A&E

By | May 5, 2010 at 1:11 pm | 5 comments

It seems comedian Bob Saget, who has seen an incredible resurgence in popularity in the last five years – due to his stand-up touring, his narration duties on How I Met Your Mother and, of course, Comedy Central’s roast in honor of him – has another project in the works....

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Martin Lawrence stand-up comedy series back for fifth season

By | May 3, 2010 at 6:20 pm | No comments

Starz' Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-Up has been renewed for a fifth season. Lawrence has pegged comedian Sheryl Underwood to host, replacing Doug Williams, who now work behind the scenes as an executive producer. Comedians set to perform include Deon Cole, Sandra...

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CBS releases first video clip of Conan O'Brien interview on 60 Minutes

By | May 1, 2010 at 11:48 am | One comment

Tomorrow at 7 pm on CBS' 60 Minutes, Conan O'Brien sits down with correspondent Steve Kroft. It's the first interview he's been permitted to give since he left NBC with a huge payout that came with a few restrictions-- talking to the press being one of them. Below, check out the...

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