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Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst enters comedy world with CBS deal

Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst enters comedy world with CBS deal

By | October 17, 2011 at 11:39 am | One comment

Hey, children of the 90s: remember watching TRL with Carson Daly and seeing the music video for Limp Bizkit’s “Nookie”? Those were the days. That’s when MTV still had a little bit of rebellion in it. Sigh. Fred Durst, the Limp Bizkit frontman, is getting involved in...

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Can Rob Schneider reclaim his popularity in the comedy world?

Can Rob Schneider reclaim his popularity in the comedy world?

By | September 28, 2011 at 11:33 am | No comments

Rob Schneider will make his return to network television for the first time in 14 years with a CBS family sitcom due to premiere midseason. The show remains untitled, but we know it’s a multi-camera operation, and is co-written by Schneider himself, based on his real-life...

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All eyes will be on Melissa McCarthy as season two of “Mike & Molly” premieres tonight

All eyes will be on Melissa McCarthy as season two of “Mike & Molly” premieres tonight

By | September 26, 2011 at 10:38 am | No comments

During Mike & Molly's break after its first season on CBS, its co-star Melissa McCarthy snagged herself the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. It's a blessing and a curse, for sure, since all eyes will be on McCarthy tonight as the show's second season...

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Watch an 11-minute “Book of Mormon” interview

Watch an 11-minute “Book of Mormon” interview

By | August 1, 2011 at 4:16 pm | One comment

Broadway is no stranger to controversy. Remember the late-1960s show Hair? No stone was left unturned: the show highlighted illegal drugs, profanity, sexuality, and, of course, lots of nudity. Today’s controversial Broadway play, though, is raising eyebrows for different...

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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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