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Judd Apatow casts Bridesmaids scene stealer Melissa McCarthy in new comedy flick

Judd Apatow casts Bridesmaids scene stealer Melissa McCarthy in new comedy flick

By | July 8, 2011 at 9:09 am | No comments

Melissa McCarthy offered some of the funniest moments in Judd Apatow's summer blockbuster Bridesmaids (side note: if you haven't seen the film yet, stop reading and go do it, you owe it to society). And, in a while, come back for more McCarthy-Apatow goodness. The Hollywood...

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The Onion strikes development deal with CBS

By | June 16, 2011 at 1:44 pm | One comment

Having a successful comedy career these days usually requires some engagement with – buzzword time – multiplatform media outlets for comedy content and promotion. Those might include Twitter, Facebook, online video, podcasts, CDs, DVDs, film, books, television, carrier...

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Cheech Marin joins Rob Schneider’s television project for CBS

By | June 14, 2011 at 12:05 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_13546" align="alignright" width="150" caption="That's Cheech on the left, yo."][/caption] When I say “Cheech,” chances are the first word that comes to your mind – aside from “pot” – is “Chong.” But a new pilot has the actor joining...

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Sarah Silverman is brilliant in dramatic turn on "The Good Wife"

By | May 11, 2011 at 12:19 pm | One comment

Last night, Sarah Silverman guest starred on an episode of The Good Wife, a drama that stars Julianna Margulies. When the announcement was made back in March about Silverman's upcoming appearance, I obviously thought the comedian would be inserted into the storyline for some...

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Catch Janeane Garofalo on the season premiere of Criminal Minds

By | February 16, 2011 at 1:39 pm | No comments

[caption id="attachment_18434" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Janeane Garofalo as profiler Beth Griffith"][/caption] Way back in June of last year, we reported that Janeane Garofalo was likely to be cast as a full-time member of a new Criminal Minds spinoff. Well, she...

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Rob Riggle, Robert Smigel develop comedy for CBS

By | November 19, 2010 at 1:14 pm | No comments

Stand-up favorite and former Daily Show correspondent, Rob Riggle is in development with CBS for a new half-hour comedy. According to Deadline, this marks the third consecutive holding deal between Riggle and CBS. Why all the fuss over this Marine Corps Captain turned funny man?...

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Rob Schneider snags CBS sitcom deal

By | October 29, 2010 at 2:51 pm | No comments

Comedian Rob Schneider is having a pretty good year. He released his first ever comedy album, hit the road on a national stand-up tour and now this: CBS has picked up a new show that will star the Saturday Night Live alum. Deadline reports the show will be based on Rob’s life...

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Comedian Billy Gardell makes his case for primetime stardom in Mike & Molly

By | September 20, 2010 at 12:05 pm | No comments

TV sitcom junkies and stand-up comedy nerds will unite tonight as the series premiere of Mike & Molly hits CBS at 9:30 pm EST. For the latter group of viewers, it'll be a chance to see veteran comedian Billy Gardell make his case to become a prime time television star for a...

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Bill Burr was on Letterman last night; let's watch!

By | July 30, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments

Bill Burr, for the last few years, has seemingly become many comedy fans' favorite comic. And talk to a well-respected comedian about who they think is doing well and they'll no doubt say Bill Burr. So it's no surprise that Burr impressed on Late Show with David Letterman last...

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