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NBC orders Ellen DeGeneres sitcom about gay and straight best friends

NBC orders Ellen DeGeneres sitcom about gay and straight best friends

By | January 30, 2014 at 10:56 am | No comments

Comedian and talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres is getting back in the sitcom game. NBC has ordered a pilot for her multi-camera comedy project One Big Happy. The show centers on gay and straight best friends who decide to have a baby together. When one of them finds true love,...

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Ellen DeGeneres dresses up, gets down in musical Oscars teaser (Video)

Ellen DeGeneres dresses up, gets down in musical Oscars teaser (Video)

By | December 19, 2013 at 10:09 pm | No comments

In this just released teaser for the Oscars -- going down live on ABC on Sunday March 2 -- show host Ellen Degeneres dons a sharp tuxedo and is joined by 250 dancers. With the help of Fitz and The Tantrums (the song) and Paul Feig (the director) this teaser does a good job...

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Ellen DeGeneres bares (almost) all in Halloween costume (Video)

Ellen DeGeneres bares (almost) all in Halloween costume (Video)

By | November 4, 2013 at 11:09 am | One comment

Comedienne Ellen DeGeneres bared (almost) all in her Nicki Minaj costume this year. "I decided to go as something really scary this year: half-naked," she joked in her opening monologue. On her Halloween episode, DeGeneres strutted out in front of her audience with a very...

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Ellen DeGeneres develops lesbian-led sitcom with NBC

Ellen DeGeneres develops lesbian-led sitcom with NBC

By | October 29, 2013 at 12:29 pm | No comments

Comedienne Ellen DeGeneres is getting back into the sitcom game. The daytime talk show host is in development with NBC to executive produce a multi-camera sitcom with a lesbian lead character. The untitled project centers on a lesbian and her straight male best friend who get...

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Oprah Winfrey vs Ellen DeGeneres (Infographic)

Oprah Winfrey vs Ellen DeGeneres (Infographic)

By | July 2, 2013 at 10:04 am | No comments

Women make an average of 30% less than men: $.70 cents to a man’s $1.00. Women of color fair even worse when it comes to income—making just around $.64 cents to a white man’s dollar. While the odds are against the average woman, especially the average minority woman, in...

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12 jobs comedians had before they were famous: Kevin Hart, Jon Stewart, Louis C.K. and more!

12 jobs comedians had before they were famous: Kevin Hart, Jon Stewart, Louis C.K. and more!

By | June 24, 2013 at 10:00 am | 7 comments

As shocking as it may sound, not every comedian joked his or her way straight to stardom. Before they were making you laugh onstage, in movies and on television, they were working regular dead-end jobs-- you know, like most of us! From waiting tables to applying makeup to the...

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Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry, Courteney Cox renunite for ‘Ellen’ sketch, plus outtakes (Videos)

Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry, Courteney Cox renunite for ‘Ellen’ sketch, plus outtakes (Videos)

By | May 22, 2013 at 3:56 pm | No comments

As Jennifer Aniston prepares to guest co-host Ellen DeGeneres’ daytime chat show, she’s enlisting the help of former Friends co-star Matthew Perry, who had the same gig last month. But not really, you guys. It’s all part of this sketch featuring the two buds. Courteney Cox...

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Trailblazing comedian Ellen DeGeneres will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Trailblazing comedian Ellen DeGeneres will receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

By | May 16, 2012 at 12:20 pm | No comments

Ellen DeGeneres, known for humor that beseeches love and acceptance and her trailblazing gay character on the 90s sitcom Ellen, will receive the nation’s top humor prize this year. The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced that the comedian, actress and host of her...

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Laughspin’s 12 favorite comedian graduation speeches, featuring Colbert, Fey, Poehler and more!

Laughspin’s 12 favorite comedian graduation speeches, featuring Colbert, Fey, Poehler and more!

By | May 7, 2012 at 11:15 am | 2 comments

It's graduation season and you know what that means! Someone somewhere is sitting through a three hour procession of watching 200 people wearing oversized gowns stand in line to shake somebody's hand. Hooray! But seriously, congratulations to all you recent grads. You make us...

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