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Hundreds of aspiring comedians show up for ‘In Living Color’ open auditions

Hundreds of aspiring comedians show up for ‘In Living Color’ open auditions

By | December 21, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments

Hundrerds of aspiring and working comedians, improvisors and actors lined up outside of the soon-to-be-opened Laugh Factory Chicago on Dec. 20 to audition for the revamped In Living Color-- a two-episode special run that Fox will premiere this spring. The smallscreen hopefuls...

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Michael Showalter snags a television deal with Fox

Michael Showalter snags a television deal with Fox

By | December 21, 2011 at 2:44 pm | No comments

Comedian Michael Showalter has inked a deal with Fox to develop a new sitcom for the television network. The Stella co-founder is working with Christina Lee (she worked with Showalter on he and Michael Ian Black's Comedy Central show, Michael and Michael Have Issues) to...

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‘In Living Color’ holding open auditions

‘In Living Color’ holding open auditions

By | December 14, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 8 comments

If you're excited that In Living Color is coming back to Fox, just wait until you hear this. Did you wait? OK, maybe you didn't wait, but we'll just let you in on this: In Living Color is going to have open casting calls in Chicago. On Dec. 20, the newly opened Laugh Factory...

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Tony Rock will host Jamie Foxx’s new sketch show for Showtime

Tony Rock will host Jamie Foxx’s new sketch show for Showtime

By | November 10, 2011 at 1:31 pm | No comments

We’re hearing that on the heels of his recent ill-fated and now canceled Fox sketch comedy series In The Flow with Affion Crockett, the multi-talented Jamie Foxx is now producing an R-rated sketch show for cable giant Showtime. And veteran comedian Tony Rock – brother of...

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Fox orders new episodes of Bob’s Burgers

Fox orders new episodes of Bob’s Burgers

By | October 31, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments

Fox’s Sunday night has long become the big animation night on TV, thanks to some cartoon juggernauts like The Simpsons and Family Guy. They added Bob’s Burgers to the docket at the beginning of this year, and, fortunately for burger fans nationwide, the network just...

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Fox should just bring back “In Living Color” for good

Fox should just bring back “In Living Color” for good

By | October 29, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 8 comments

Late Friday, Fox made the announcement they'd be bringing back iconic sketch comedy series In Living Color. Actually what they said is that they'd be airing two In Living Color 30-minute specials "based on" the original series this coming Spring-- produced and hosted by Keenen...

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Hannibal Buress and Jonah Hill strike a sitcom deal with Fox

Hannibal Buress and Jonah Hill strike a sitcom deal with Fox

By | October 11, 2011 at 12:59 pm | One comment

UPDATE: 3:12 pm ET When asked to give a little background on what the Buress-Hill project might look like, Buress told Laughspin this: "All I can say right now is that the head writer will be Ron Artest/Metta World Peace. I'm excited to see the direction that he takes the...

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Fox renews The Simpsons for two more seasons

Fox renews The Simpsons for two more seasons

By | October 7, 2011 at 9:15 pm | One comment

A salary dispute that threatened to end production of The Simpsons has been resolved. Fox just released a statement confirming that the long-running animated comedy will exist long enough to have its 24th and 25th seasons. This morning, Simpsons cast member Harry Shearer...

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Dear Fox: Give “The Simpsons” cast what they deserve

Dear Fox: Give “The Simpsons” cast what they deserve

By | October 7, 2011 at 6:20 pm | No comments

Follow any contract negotiation in the entertainment sector down the proverbial rabbit hole and it all ends up being about one thing: a piece of the pie. In movies, TV, music, sports, and a litany of other things that require some sort of talent management/representation, what...

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