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Comedian Jon Lajoie defends Miley Cyrus VMA performance with his own song (Audio)

Comedian Jon Lajoie defends Miley Cyrus VMA performance with his own song (Audio)

By | August 27, 2013 at 1:54 pm | One comment

Before Jon Lajoie was well-known for playing Taco on FX hit series The League, he was writing incisively hilarious songs about pop culture and the absurdities of everyday life. The videos for those songs have racked him up tens-of-millions of views on YouTube and nearly a...

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D.L. Hughley is developing a series for FX (Exclusive)

D.L. Hughley is developing a series for FX (Exclusive)

By | August 17, 2013 at 4:21 pm | No comments

In its ever growing enthusiasm to develop original comedy content, FX has just inked a script deal with veteran comedian D.L. Hughley. "We're doing a show on FX about me having a radio show," Hughley tells Laughspin, adding the deal was just finalized this week. And if you think...

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Josh Gad joins Billy Crystal in FX pilot The Comedians

Josh Gad joins Billy Crystal in FX pilot The Comedians

By | August 16, 2013 at 12:55 pm | No comments

Josh Gad (Broadway's Book of Mormon, Love and Other Drugs) has just joined the cast of The Comedians, Billy Crystal's comedy series in development at FX. He will play the up-and-comer who's irked by his pairing with the aging superstar comedian (Crystal) on a late night sketch...

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Donald Glover inks a deal with FX to develop his own series

Donald Glover inks a deal with FX to develop his own series

By | August 6, 2013 at 3:38 pm | No comments

While Donald Glover is planning his exit from Community, he's already lining up his next television project-- and not surprisingly, he's landed at FX, who has been relentless in their comedy programming the last few years. Glover is developing a half-hour series tentatively...

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Glenn Howerton says Rolling Stone misquoted him about ‘Always Sunny’ ending

Glenn Howerton says Rolling Stone misquoted him about ‘Always Sunny’ ending

By | July 24, 2013 at 6:02 pm | 2 comments

UPDATE: Glenn Howerton tweeted out the following. Sorry for any confusion... One of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's stars, creators, producers Glenn Howerton (he plays Dennis) confirmed the bittersweetness talked about the show's future in a recent interview for...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 62: Interview with W. Kamau Bell of Totally Biased

Laughspin Podcast, episode 62: Interview with W. Kamau Bell of Totally Biased

By | July 2, 2013 at 4:11 pm | One comment

On this special episode of The Laughspin Podcast, I had the pleasure of chatting with W. Kamau Bell, comedian and host of Totally Biased, a show that did so well in its first season on FX that it will start airing nightly (instead of just every Thursday) on Sept. 2 on FX’s...

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Martin Lawrence and Kelsey Grammer will co-star in lawyer comedy series for FX

Martin Lawrence and Kelsey Grammer will co-star in lawyer comedy series for FX

By | June 20, 2013 at 12:36 pm | No comments

In what will go down in television history as one of the oddest pairings, Martin Lawrence and Kelsey Grammer will star in a as-yet-untitled series for FX as a couple of Chicago lawyers. Much like the network’s Anger Management, the sitcom has been picked up with a 10/90 deal,...

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Selma Blair leaves ‘Anger Management’ on FX amidst conflicts with Charlie Sheen

Selma Blair leaves ‘Anger Management’ on FX amidst conflicts with Charlie Sheen

By | June 18, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 5 comments

In what was clearly a failed attempt at managing his anger (wink, wink), Charlie Sheen's reported demands that Selma Blair leave FX's Anger Management have come to fruition. Lionsgate released a statement confirming Blair's departure although it kept silent on the exact reasons...

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Conan O’Brien veteran Brian McCann joins Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (Exclusive)

Conan O’Brien veteran Brian McCann joins Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (Exclusive)

By | June 13, 2013 at 11:11 am | No comments

As if news that Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell was going daily – instead of just every Thursday – wasn’t exciting enough, Laughspin can exclusively reveal that Brian McCann, who worked with Conan O’Brien for 17 years, has joined the FX show as a producer and writer....

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