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Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt goes to Netflix, despite original plans for NBC

Tina Fey, Ellie Kemper’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt goes to Netflix, despite original plans for NBC

By | November 21, 2014 at 7:05 pm | One comment

In a very surprising turn of events, Netflix has snagged Tina Fey and Robert Carlock's cult comedy Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. The series, starring Ellie Kemper (The Office), was scheduled to air its 13-episode first season on NBC next year. Now Netflix has announced it bought...

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Amy Poehler’s best Parks and Recreation political moments in Leslie Knope: An Extraordinary Journey (Video)

Amy Poehler’s best Parks and Recreation political moments in Leslie Knope: An Extraordinary Journey (Video)

By | November 4, 2014 at 2:50 pm | No comments

In honor of Election Day, NBC just dropped and incredibly funny and inspirational super cut of some of Leslie Knope's best political moments on Parks and Recreation. In just over four minutes, we see Amy Poehler's beloved character working hard to better the Pawnee parks...

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Jerrod Carmichael NBC pilot greenlighted, Muppets writer Nick Stoller enlisted

Jerrod Carmichael NBC pilot greenlighted, Muppets writer Nick Stoller enlisted

By | November 4, 2014 at 12:30 pm | No comments

On the heels of his successful HBO stand-up comedy special Love at the Store directed by Spike Lee and after months of back-and-forth, NBC has greenlighted Jerrod Carmichael’s untitled comedy pilot. Based on the fast rising Carmichael’s comedy as well as his life with his...

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Chris Rock pretty stoked for Prince to perform on Saturday Night Live (Video)

Chris Rock pretty stoked for Prince to perform on Saturday Night Live (Video)

By | October 31, 2014 at 10:05 am | No comments

Chris Rock is hosting Saturday Night Live this week and I think I speak for all of us when I say we’re pretty damn psyched. Bringing his veteran comedy skills and what I can only assume will be a ridiculously great monologue, Rock is the latest in a handful of welcome SNL...

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Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler play Game of Thrones trivia with George R.R. Martin (Video)

Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler play Game of Thrones trivia with George R.R. Martin (Video)

By | October 29, 2014 at 4:08 pm | No comments

Seth Meyers put George R.R. Martin to the test on Tuesday night in a fun Game of Thrones trivia match on last night's Late Night with Seth Meyers. Martin appeared on the show with Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler. Meyers challenged the Game of Thrones creator to identify...

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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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