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Desperate Housewives producer calls out Will & Grace creators for stealing ‘Partners’

Desperate Housewives producer calls out Will & Grace creators for stealing ‘Partners’

By | May 21, 2012 at 8:10 pm | 7 comments

In all of the clutter of network television upfronts the last few weeks, one CBS comedy acquisition hasn’t gotten the attention it deserves. The show is called Partners, about two best friends— one gay, one not gay. And here’s why it needs more attention—and no, it’s...

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David Letterman to Conan O’Brien: ‘Leno was a bit of a brat’ (Videos)

David Letterman to Conan O’Brien: ‘Leno was a bit of a brat’ (Videos)

By | May 18, 2012 at 8:58 am | No comments

As we're sure you know, Conan O'Brien visited David Letterman last night on Late Show; it was the first time he did so in 13 years. And as expected, the pair talked at length about Jay Leno, the man who essentially stole back The Tonight Show from O'Brien. He's also, of course,...

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Video preview: Conan O’Brien on Late Show with David Letterman

Video preview: Conan O’Brien on Late Show with David Letterman

By | May 17, 2012 at 10:24 pm | No comments

Tonight, Conan O'Brien visits Dave Letterman at the Late Show in New York for the first time in 13 years. Here's a great preview of tonight's broadcast, which features Letterman's definition of the Golden Age of Television, awkward silence, and yes, chatter about Jay Leno. Check...

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Twitter comedy star Kelly Oxford inks a deal with Warner Bros for ‘Son of a Bitch’

Twitter comedy star Kelly Oxford inks a deal with Warner Bros for ‘Son of a Bitch’

By | April 26, 2012 at 4:57 pm | No comments

She has nearly 340,000 Twitter followers and some serious heat behind her. Kelly Oxford's latest comedy triumph is a big one: she just landed a deal with Warner Bros. selling her spec script called Son Of A Bitch, for low to mid six figures, according to Deadline. The story...

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David Letterman and Craig Ferguson will stay at CBS through 2014

David Letterman and Craig Ferguson will stay at CBS through 2014

By | April 3, 2012 at 1:07 pm | One comment

David Letterman and Craig Ferguson are here to stay, comedy fans! At least through 2014, anyway. CBS just re-upped the two late night favorites for at least two more years on the network. This means, unless something totally unexpected occurs, The Late Show host will break...

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Watch a preview of Patton Oswalt guest starring on Two And A Half Men

Watch a preview of Patton Oswalt guest starring on Two And A Half Men

By | February 24, 2012 at 1:53 pm | One comment

In what may or may not have been a reference to his appearance on Two And A Half Men this coming Monday, Patton Oswalt just Tweeted the following: "Need to realize the gallery -- in my head at all times -- of judgmental versions of my 22 year-old self & friends all want...

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Ashley Tisdale will star in Louis C.K. pilot for CBS

Ashley Tisdale will star in Louis C.K. pilot for CBS

By | February 22, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 7 comments

Known mostly for her work on the Disney Channel (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody) and in the High School Musical franchise, Ashley Tisdale will now be working closely with the decidedly un-Disney Louis C.K. We reported in January that C.K. had inked a deal with CBS to develop...

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CBS inks sitcom deals with Melissa McCarthy, Martin Lawrence, Nick Stoller

CBS inks sitcom deals with Melissa McCarthy, Martin Lawrence, Nick Stoller

By | January 19, 2012 at 1:58 pm | No comments

It seems CBS is on a shopping spree for comedy pilots. This comes on the heels of the nominal success of the series premiere of Rob Schneider's new project ¡Rob!. The broadcast network bought two sitcom deals a piece for Martin Lawrence and Mike & Molly's Melissa McCarthy, who...

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Will you give Rob Schneider’s new sitcom a chance?

Will you give Rob Schneider’s new sitcom a chance?

By | January 12, 2012 at 5:43 pm | 14 comments

A lot has been said – mostly negative – about Rob Schneider’s new sitcom Rob!, which premieres tonight at 8:30 pm ET on CBS. If you didn’t know, the show centers around Schneider’s character who is recently married to a young, tall, insanely gorgeous woman, who just...

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