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Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation producer Aisha Muharrar developing comedy series

Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation producer Aisha Muharrar developing comedy series

By | October 21, 2014 at 1:20 pm | No comments

Amy Poehler has become a producing powerhouse with her newest project about one woman and her new church. As Parks and Recreation comes to a close after its next and final season, Poehler will develop a single-camera workplace comedy with Parks and Recreation co-executive...

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It’s official: Jay Leno will host CNBC show Jay Leno’s Garage (Video)

It’s official: Jay Leno will host CNBC show Jay Leno’s Garage (Video)

By | October 15, 2014 at 9:48 am | One comment

Jay Leno is officially returning to television, the comedian confirmed today, a week after it was reported the former Tonight Show host was negotiating a deal to host a show for CNBC. Tentatively titled Jay Leno’s Garage, the veteran comedian’s new series would air in...

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Jay Leno close to signing with CNBC to host primetime car show

Jay Leno close to signing with CNBC to host primetime car show

By | October 8, 2014 at 2:04 pm | One comment

Jay Leno left his post at The Tonight Show less than eight months ago, but the veteran comedian is already making plans to return to television. It seems Leno is about to ink a deal with CNBC to host a show about cars (his well-known passion) during primetime hours, not late...

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Eddie Izzard joins Junior Bender crime comedy for NBC

Eddie Izzard joins Junior Bender crime comedy for NBC

By | October 6, 2014 at 3:33 pm | One comment

NBC has tapped comedian Eddie Izzard to bring thieving detective Junior Bender to life. The network gave Izzard a script commitment to adapt Timothy Hallinan's popular crime novels into a comedic crime thriller. Hallinan's four-book series centers around a burglar in Los Angeles...

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Saturday Night Live: Sarah Silverman as Joan Rivers, ISIS, Ebola, Vitamix and more (Videos)

Saturday Night Live: Sarah Silverman as Joan Rivers, ISIS, Ebola, Vitamix and more (Videos)

By | October 5, 2014 at 10:06 am | No comments

To say this weekend's episode of Saturday Night Live was better than last week's season opener would be a sever understatement. Last night veteran comedian Sarah Silverman led SNL to a consistently entertaining, funny and smart show. Let's hope the show can maintain the rest of...

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Saturday Night Live season 40 premiere live blog: Chris Pratt hosts, Ariana Grande sings

Saturday Night Live season 40 premiere live blog: Chris Pratt hosts, Ariana Grande sings

By | September 27, 2014 at 11:27 pm | 4 comments

After weeks of announced personnel changes, anticipation and predictions, the historic 40th season of Saturday Night Live is finally upon us. And comedy fans, myself included, is expecting a lot from SNL this year. I can't remember a time in my entire life when so many horribly...

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Ed Helms brings Julian McCullough’s Poor House to NBC

Ed Helms brings Julian McCullough’s Poor House to NBC

By | September 8, 2014 at 12:41 pm | No comments

Chelsea Lately comedian Julian McCullough is on his way to NBC. Ed Helms' production company Pacific Electric helped and a first-look deal for McCullough's multi-camera sitcom Poor House. The comedian will write and star in the show about a free-spirited, anti-establishment,...

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Greg Poehler’s Welcome to Sweden renewed for second season

Greg Poehler’s Welcome to Sweden renewed for second season

By | August 5, 2014 at 10:53 am | No comments

Amy Poehler's brother Greg is making a name for himself on NBC. The Parks & Recreation network has renewed his summer comedy series Welcome to Sweden for a second season. Originally produced and aired in Sweden, the sitcom is based on Greg Poehler's life as a New York accountant...

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Last Comic Standing renewed for ninth season, under Wanda Sykes’ leadership

Last Comic Standing renewed for ninth season, under Wanda Sykes’ leadership

By | July 14, 2014 at 6:49 pm | One comment

NBC is pleased with Wanda Sykes' revival of stand-up comedy competition series Last Comic Standing. The network renewed the reality show, along with America's Got Talent and American Ninja Warrior, over the weekend. The series returned for an eighth season this summer amidst...

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