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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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Russell Brand’s show canceled, another in development and he’ll tour the Middle East

Russell Brand’s show canceled, another in development and he’ll tour the Middle East

By | June 9, 2013 at 11:30 am | No comments

It's been a rocky road for Russell Brand. The most recent snag in his successful career as rabble rousing comedian is the cancellation of Brand X, his live part stand-up, part talk show program on FX. It's not all bad news, however; FX is creating a scripted show for Brand....

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Hannibal Buress, Nick Swardson, Bobby Moynihan will star in animated series ‘Chozen’

Hannibal Buress, Nick Swardson, Bobby Moynihan will star in animated series ‘Chozen’

By | June 6, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 2 comments

As Danny McBride shoots the fourth and final season of Eastbound & Down for HBO, his mind will also undoubtedly be on Chozen, the animated series FX’s to-be launched sister channel FXX just greenlighted. McBride will co-executive produce the series, which follows the life...

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It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia teases season nine in Swedish art house style (Videos)

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia teases season nine in Swedish art house style (Videos)

By | June 6, 2013 at 12:02 pm | One comment

Two years ago the It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia gang rolled out the red carpet for their Oscar nominee-themed season seven promo videos. Last year things took an anime turn. And this time around, the cult hit announces the start of its ninth season – and its move to FX...

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FX greenlights Billy Crystal pilot ‘The Comedians’

FX greenlights Billy Crystal pilot ‘The Comedians’

By | May 22, 2013 at 2:59 pm | No comments

Adding to their already heavy comedians-playing-comedians programming (Louis C.K. on Louie, Jim Jefferies on Legit) FX may add yet another to its ever-growing comedy lineup, this time with Billy Crystal, 65, as its star. The network has greenlighted a pilot called The Comedians,...

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FX greenlights new George Lopez comedy series: 100 episodes a distinct possibility

FX greenlights new George Lopez comedy series: 100 episodes a distinct possibility

By | April 19, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 8 comments

Further proving their dedication to developing comedies, FX has announced a potentially massive deal with comedian George Lopez to star in and executive produce his first television series since the six-season run of ABC’s George Lopez – now in syndication – came to an end...

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