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And the winner of the Sarah Silverman bidding war is…

And the winner of the Sarah Silverman bidding war is…

By | August 18, 2011 at 10:05 pm | One comment

By yesterday, we knew that Sarah Silverman was a wanted woman, with at least three networks vying for her pilot pitch. In the end, the peacock network beat out ABC and snagged a pilot order for Sarah Silverman's untitled single camera comedy show. With Imagine Entertainment...

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Three networks fighting over Sarah Silverman’s new show

Three networks fighting over Sarah Silverman’s new show

By | August 17, 2011 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments

Everybody Loves Sarah. Get it? I used part of the name of a incredibly popular television show and swapped out the titular character's name with the first name of another comedian-- all in order to illustrate that there's a bidding war going down on Sarah Silverman's developing...

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Nick Cannon, Jim Belushi headed for new network sitcoms

Nick Cannon, Jim Belushi headed for new network sitcoms

By | August 16, 2011 at 8:03 pm | One comment

Two big stories have just popped up in the TV sitcom world today, and I am cautiously optimistic regarding one. One of the shows I have been looking forward to this Fall is Up All Night; starring Will Arnett, Christina Applegate and Maya Rudolph. The show centers around a couple...

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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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