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‘Community’ and ‘Whitney’ are not returning to NBC on Oct. 19 (Update)

‘Community’ and ‘Whitney’ are not returning to NBC on Oct. 19 (Update)

By | October 8, 2012 at 9:44 pm | 2 comments

Thousands of dedicated fans (humans) will not be happy to hear that, despite its official scheduling announcement in June and a trailer released in August hyping its fourth season, NBC has decided cult favorite Community will not return to the network on Oct. 19. The critically-acclaimed but mainstream-shunned series, in addition to the more traditional multi-camera more...


Comedy power couple Amy Poehler and Will Arnett are splitting up

Comedy power couple Amy Poehler and Will Arnett are splitting up

By | September 6, 2012 at 10:13 pm | No comments

In the world of entertainment and especially comedy, nine years is a long time to be married. Still, it's super sad to hear that one of comedy's real-life favorite couples Amy Poehler and Will Arnett are splitting up. A rep for Arnett and Poehler confirmed the news, saying "It's very amicable." The couple have two children -- Archie, 3, and Abel, 2 -- and have appeared more...


NBC orders 22 episodes of Michael J. Fox comedy series

NBC orders 22 episodes of Michael J. Fox comedy series

By | August 22, 2012 at 12:27 pm | No comments

NBC has dibs on the Michael J. Fox sitcom networks were fighting over last week. The project has Sam Laybourne (Arrested Development, Cougartown) on board as writer and Will Gluck (Easy A) as executive producer and director so it's understandable that such a comedic powerhouse would highly sought . The Hollywood Reporter says NBC has gone ahead and ordered 22 episodes more...


Dan Harmon responds to his ousting, and we respond to Sony’s bad ‘Community’ decision

Dan Harmon responds to his ousting, and we respond to Sony’s bad ‘Community’ decision

By | May 19, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 8 comments

Seeing as he hadn't signed on to produce Community-- even after it was announced it had been renewed for a new season, we knew it wasn't looking good for Dan Harmon. And now it's official. The creator and executive producer of the Thursday night comedy -- which just aired its three-episode season 3 finale on May 17 -- has been replaced by David Guarascio and Moses Port at more...


The Laughspin interview with Jo Koy (Updated)

The Laughspin interview with Jo Koy (Updated)

By | March 29, 2012 at 2:17 pm | One comment

For the last few years, comedian Jo Koy has turned into one of the country's biggest draws in the world of stand-up comedy. A fixture on Chelsea Handler's super popular nightly chat show Chelsea Lately and in the nation's best comedy clubs, Koy's latest project -- his second hour-long special titled Lights Out -- will premiere this Sunday on Comedy Central at 10 pm EST, more...


SXSW Comedy: Day 2, feat. Marc Maron, Kristen Schaal, Eugene Mirman and more!

SXSW Comedy: Day 2, feat. Marc Maron, Kristen Schaal, Eugene Mirman and more!

By | March 12, 2012 at 7:39 pm | No comments

AUSTIN -- Audiences entering Esther’s Follies on Day 2 of South By Southwest’s comedy series were greeted not with a closed curtain and dim lights, but with Marc Maron sitting in a large plush easychair onstage. “I don’t believe in fourth walls,” he said. That might as well be the motto for Maron’s characteristically off-the-cuff WTF podcast, which taped more...


Yahoo! launches new comedy channel with 7 Minutes in Heaven and more

Yahoo! launches new comedy channel with 7 Minutes in Heaven and more

By | March 5, 2012 at 3:54 pm | No comments

From Netflix producing the new season of Arrested Development to just about everything Funny or Die posts and to sites like Hulu and Crackle releasing its own programming, these days, the online world is constantly competing to release the best new original comedy content for viewers. Not wanting to be left behind, Yahoo! has expanded the quantity of their original more...


Megan Mullally reveals details about the Party Down movie

Megan Mullally reveals details about the Party Down movie

By | January 9, 2012 at 7:29 pm | One comment

Every day we get a little bit closer to the reality of another fantastic, cancelled-too-soon television show making its return on the big screen. Arrested Development, anyone? Fans of the two short seasons of Party Down were excited to hear that a movie was being planned, bringing everyone’s favorite cater waiters back for some more fun. Season two actress Megan more...


Losing it with Laughter: Our eight favorite moments when comedians broke character

Losing it with Laughter: Our eight favorite moments when comedians broke character

By | October 17, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 17 comments

With shows like Louie, Arrested Development, and The Office having emerged within the last 10 years, it’s safe to say that scripted television comedy is at an apex – at least for the time being. But even considering all the brilliant writing that’s happened on these shows and others like them, some of the funniest moments on TV remain those spontaneous moments when more...