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Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are producing a show starring Tom Papa

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are producing a show starring Tom Papa

By | October 10, 2013 at 5:55 pm | One comment

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon have struck a deal with CBS to develop a half-hour comedy series starring comedian Tom Papa. Fresh on the heels of his just-released comedy album and special Freaked Out, the show – titled More Time with Family – would find Papa portraying a father...

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David Letterman will be the host of ‘Late Show’ through 2015

David Letterman will be the host of ‘Late Show’ through 2015

By | October 4, 2013 at 4:08 pm | No comments

David Letterman has just signed a new contract that will keep him as the host of Late Show through 2015 on CBS. The new deal will extend his record of the longest-working late night host; he surpassed Johnny Carson’s record in January as Letterman entered his thirty-first year...

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Report: Big Bang Theory actors want $1 million an episode

Report: Big Bang Theory actors want $1 million an episode

By | September 20, 2013 at 4:02 pm | One comment

Big Bang Theory, last year's highest-rated scripted television show, will enter its seventh season next week. It also enters a long eight months of behind-the-scenes negotiations to renew contracts smoothly and quietly before next year. Chuck Lorre's comedy will need to renew...

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Amber Tamblyn will play lesbian daughter on Two And a Half Men

Amber Tamblyn will play lesbian daughter on Two And a Half Men

By | August 8, 2013 at 12:24 pm | No comments

In a surprisingly intelligent move, CBS has snagged Amber Tamblyn to star as the long-lost lesbian daughter of Charlie Sheen’s now absent character on Two And A Half Men. When it was leaked that Angus T. Jones would no longer be a major player in the show and that a young...

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Jim Gaffigan’s television show might still happen at CBS

Jim Gaffigan’s television show might still happen at CBS

By | August 6, 2013 at 2:14 pm | No comments

The television gods are working in our favor. CBS is resurrecting Jim Gaffigan's series, which they passed over this past pilot season. Now, according to reports, the network is redeveloping the show for the 2014-2015 season. The semi-autobiographical single camera comedy will...

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Two And A Half Men adding long lost daughter character, but who will play the part?

Two And A Half Men adding long lost daughter character, but who will play the part?

By | May 30, 2013 at 2:01 pm | No comments

Two and a Half Men, that show that is in fact still on, is replacing their "half." With Angus T. Jones no longer appearing as a series regular (perhaps due to his comments about the show being "filth"), Men is adding a new character, the long lost daughter of Charlie Harper...

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You should watch Tommy Johnagin’s set from Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

You should watch Tommy Johnagin’s set from Late Show with David Letterman (Video)

By | May 23, 2013 at 12:52 pm | One comment

Last night on Late Show with David Letterman, Tommy Johnagin slung some pristinely written, deftly executed jokes about his new life as a father and his mother’s inability to grasp the concept of iTunes. Check it out below! Be sure to subscribe to the weekly Laughspin...

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New CBS comedy lineup revealed: Anna Faris, Robin Williams, Will Arnett (Updated + videos)

New CBS comedy lineup revealed: Anna Faris, Robin Williams, Will Arnett (Updated + videos)

By | May 15, 2013 at 11:59 am | 2 comments

We’ve already seen the new fall comedy lineups from NBC, Fox and ABC, and today CBS – the network with the traditionally highest comedy ratings – revealed theirs, including four new sitcom offerings which star the likes of Anna Faris, Will Arnett and Robin Williams....

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David Letterman confronts Lindsay Lohan about rehab and the results are excellent (Video)

David Letterman confronts Lindsay Lohan about rehab and the results are excellent (Video)

By | April 10, 2013 at 9:42 am | 2 comments

One of the many things I love about David Letterman is his ability to conduct honest interviews with so-called stars—and by “honest,” I mean he really doesn’t give a shit if a celebrity ever returns to his show. Allow me to submit this clip from last night’s Late Show,...

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