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Jim Gaffigan lands a deal with CBS to star in autobiographical comedy series

Jim Gaffigan lands a deal with CBS to star in autobiographical comedy series

By | September 21, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 6 comments

As if Jim Gaffigan’s year could get any better – he successfully self-released a new album and stand-up special (Mr. Universe), he welcomed a new baby to his ever-growing family and is selling out theaters across the country – the prolific comedian just snagged a deal with...

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Jimmy Kimmel set to square off against Jay Leno and David Letterman

Jimmy Kimmel set to square off against Jay Leno and David Letterman

By | August 22, 2012 at 11:39 am | No comments

As the only network that’s seen an increase in late night talk show viewership this year, ABC has, for good reason, a lot of confidence in Jimmy Kimmel. So much, in fact, they’re repositioning Jimmy Kimmel Live in their schedule so that it faces off directly against the...

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Arsenio Hall will return to late night television with his own show

Arsenio Hall will return to late night television with his own show

By | August 10, 2012 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments

After almost 20 years, comedian and television personality Arsenio Hall is returning to late night television. The 56-year-old is on board with CBS TV Distribution to host a new late talk night show, which will begin airing in the fall of 2013. The show will be broadcast to at...

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Former ‘Community’ showrunner Dan Harmon inks deal with CBS

Former ‘Community’ showrunner Dan Harmon inks deal with CBS

By | August 1, 2012 at 8:48 pm | 2 comments

Although Dan Harmon's firing from NBC's Community was a real shit show, Harmon's got two script deals under his belt now-- a previously announced deal with Fox and now a new one with CBS. There's not much solidified in terms of what either scripts are going to be about but...

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‘I Love Lucy’ star Doris Singleton dies at 92

‘I Love Lucy’ star Doris Singleton dies at 92

By | June 29, 2012 at 3:00 pm | No comments

We're sad to report that I Love Lucy actress Doris Singleton has passed away at 92 as a result of cancer and complications thereof. Singleton portrayed Caroline Appleby in the groundbreaking, iconic series that ran on CBS from 1951 to 1957. The character (oddly changed from...

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Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons comes out as gay

Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons comes out as gay

By | May 24, 2012 at 10:36 am | 2 comments

Jim Parsons, known for his role on The Big Bang Theory as arrogant Sheldon, officially came out in an interview with The New York Times. The interview centers on Parson's career on Broadway, specifically in the comedic play from 1944, Harvey, in which Parsons currently plays the...

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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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