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Jeff Garlin inks deal for ABC comedy

Jeff Garlin inks deal for ABC comedy

By | August 11, 2011 at 11:02 pm | No comments

Veteran comedian, writer and Curb Your Enthusiasm executive producer Jeff Garlin has struck a television deal with ABC. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Garlin snagged a "script deal to write, executive produce and star in an untitled half-hour comedy." Bruce McCulloch, of...

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Watch Ricky Gervais be terrified of Barbara Walters on The View

By | April 14, 2011 at 12:52 pm | No comments

You may have caught Ricky Gervais on The View yesterday. To you, I say, "good for you for catching Ricky Gervais on The View yesterday." I missed it, ok? I can't be everywhere all the time. I can't be the average father and slightly below-average husband I am while trying to...

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Dane Cook provides levity on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

By | February 21, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments

As a show about home remodeling, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition can be an unexpected tearjerker. At least, I’ll admit – begrudgingly – to getting a little misty eyed if I happen to catch a particularly moving episode. But the show does offer moments of levity. In last...

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ABC developing sitcom around comedian Al Madrigal

By | December 1, 2010 at 5:43 pm | No comments

ABC is developing a half-hour sitcom around comedian Al Madrigal, the comedian confirmed today. “We’re in the writing phase right now,” Madrigal told Punchline Magazine. “And in the New Year, we’ll see if it becomes a pilot.” If the as-yet-untitled show hits the...

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The Daily Show's Jason Jones lands ABC pilot deal

By | February 25, 2010 at 2:31 pm | One comment

Jason Jones, one of Comedy Central's favorite correspondents from The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, inked a deal to star as the lead in a new ABC comedy pilot called How To Be A Better American. The Hollywood Reporter explains the show's premise: "[It] centers on a father (Jones)...

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Carlos Mencia and Cedric sign sitcom deals with ABC

By | January 6, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 2 comments

Comedians Carlos Mencia and Cedric the Entertainer have inked sitcom deals with the ABC network. Mr. Mencia’s show will center on a his life in a large immigrant family. Mr. The Entertainer’s show will focus on his character, a retired baseball player working as a radio...

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