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Jim Gaffigan sells biographical comedy to NBC

Jim Gaffigan sells biographical comedy to NBC

By | October 26, 2011 at 8:32 pm | One comment

Jim Gaffigan, he who continues to sell out large theaters across the country and otherwise prove his versatility -- Broadway, anyone? -- just might extend his reach in the comedy world even more. NBC has purchased a single-camera comedy from the man, Deadline reports. And by all...

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Watch Joe Rogan and blood, bees and explosions in first “Fear Factor” promo

Watch Joe Rogan and blood, bees and explosions in first “Fear Factor” promo

By | October 24, 2011 at 11:47 am | No comments

Here's a fun little game: Can you count the number of ways you can die in this Fear Factor promo? Here's a hint. There are many. Comedian Joe Rogan returns as host on Dec. 12 at 8 pm ET of the contest show that paved the way for many others. Will you be tuning...

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Joe Rogan returns to “Fear Factor” Dec. 12

Joe Rogan returns to “Fear Factor” Dec. 12

By | October 19, 2011 at 2:33 pm | No comments

We've known for months now that NBC's former hit reality show Fear Factor would no-longer be former. And we also knew that comedian Joe Rogan would return as host. But today, NBC finally announced when the show would return. It all goes down Dec. 12 and will fall somewhere in...

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Chelsea Lately’s Sarah Colonna strikes a deal to produce new comedy for NBC

Chelsea Lately’s Sarah Colonna strikes a deal to produce new comedy for NBC

By | October 19, 2011 at 12:49 pm | No comments

Another one of Chelsea Handler's comedy posse has landed a sweet television deal. Comedian Sarah Colonna, who writes for and appears on Chelsea Lately and co-stars in the show's companion reality series After Lately, has signed on with NBC to write and executive produce a sitcom...

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Parks and Recreation tackles Feminism and the Great Outdoors

Parks and Recreation tackles Feminism and the Great Outdoors

By | October 14, 2011 at 2:02 pm | No comments

Gather ‘round wee Swanson wannabes of Pawnee: Big Ron and Brother Nature want to take you on a thrilling journey into the Great Outdoors to learn how not to be killed or die. You’ll get lukewarm beans. Just remember: Be a Man. Ron Swanson, naturally, is the troop leader...

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Parks and Recreation recap: Leslie Knope is prouder than ever

Parks and Recreation recap: Leslie Knope is prouder than ever

By | October 10, 2011 at 2:26 pm | No comments

News item #1: Ron’s mustache is back! News item #2: City Council candidate Leslie Knope has written a book! It’s called Pawnee: The Greatest Town In America and she is promoting the everloving crap out of it. Let’s hop onto the book tour heard ‘round the world. (Or...

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Roseanne inks sitcom deal with NBC

Roseanne inks sitcom deal with NBC

By | October 9, 2011 at 10:21 pm | No comments

Back in August, we told you that Roseanne Barr, in the midst of the run of her Lifetime reality series Roseanne's Nuts, was developing a new sitcom. And now, we can tell you that the show landed at NBC! The ensemble comedy, Downwardly Mobile, is a family-centered sitcom that...

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Seriously, what’s going on with “Community” this season?

Seriously, what’s going on with “Community” this season?

By | October 7, 2011 at 11:24 am | 10 comments

Let’s just get to it, okay? Because I’m in no mood. We start with Chang. What the fuck is up with Chang this season? As last week’s very wise commenter Vengeanceandfashion points out, just a short while ago he was able to hold down a job as a professor—a fake, crazy...

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Snoop Dogg inks a sitcom deal with NBC; would you watch?

Snoop Dogg inks a sitcom deal with NBC; would you watch?

By | October 6, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments

A couple of weeks ago we discussed Snoop Dogg’s comedy history in light of news that he was developing a family-oriented sitcom. Now the show is becoming a reality, having found a home—and a script commitment—at NBC. The as-yet-untitled project is set to feature Snoop...

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