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Watch a behind-the-scenes preview of “Parks and Rec,” season four

Watch a behind-the-scenes preview of “Parks and Rec,” season four

By | September 21, 2011 at 12:39 pm | No comments

One of our favorite comedies, Parks and Recreation, returns to NBC tomorrow night at 8:30 pm. We're ready, but only because we've watched this video three times. In it, we get a great behind-the-scenes look at season four, wherein Amy Poehler, Adam Scott, Megan Mullally, Aubrey...

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Video: Preview the premiere of “Community,” season three

Video: Preview the premiere of “Community,” season three

By | September 16, 2011 at 2:20 pm | One comment

NBC has been pretty gracious with the amount of Community video previews they've posted online. But this is the first one that has shown more than a few seconds of character interaction in the context of the first episode, "Biology 101," which premieres this coming Thursday at 8...

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Watch Ed Helms, James Spader and more sound off on season eight of “The Office”

Watch Ed Helms, James Spader and more sound off on season eight of “The Office”

By | August 30, 2011 at 10:21 pm | No comments

For most comedy fans, the Sept. 22 season premiere of The Office cannot happen soon enough. The eighth season finds Dunder Mifflin without a regional manager after the dramatic Michael Scott (Steve Carell) exit at the conclusion of last season. And while we know James Spader has...

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Watch the first preview of John Goodman on “Community!”

Watch the first preview of John Goodman on “Community!”

By | August 29, 2011 at 10:47 am | 2 comments

You may already know this, but if you don't, let me have the honor of telling you: John Goodman will join Joel McHale and co. on Community this year, as the dude (not The Dude) has a recurring role. NBC announced the news in late July, but this morning we finally got our first...

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Variety “comic to watch” Ali Wong lands role in Chelsea Handler comedy series

Variety “comic to watch” Ali Wong lands role in Chelsea Handler comedy series

By | August 26, 2011 at 8:26 am | One comment

The new NBC comedy based on the life of comedian Chelsea Handler and starring former That '70s Show star Laura Prepon Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea has added emerging funny-woman Ali Wong to its revamped cast. Wong has been confirmed to play Bianca, a child of immigrant...

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Interview with Retta, aka, Parks and Recreation’s Donna, aka, the Incognegro

Interview with Retta, aka, Parks and Recreation’s Donna, aka, the Incognegro

By | August 24, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 4 comments

How many pharmaceutical researchers with pre-med degrees from Duke have gone on to a career in stand-up? You can count them on one finger—Retta, who delivers the sass as Donna Meagle, pro-dater, Benz-lover, and stalwart employee of the Pawnee Parks and Recreation...

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Jimmy Fallon will return to Saturday Night Live for hosting duties

Jimmy Fallon will return to Saturday Night Live for hosting duties

By | August 22, 2011 at 11:07 am | No comments

It's official. One of Saturday Night Live's most successful sons will return -- for one night, at least -- to host the long-running sketch show's Dec. 17 episode. Jimmy Fallon, just moments ago, tweeted the following: “I’ve never forgotten where I came from,” Fallon...

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And the winner of the Sarah Silverman bidding war is…

And the winner of the Sarah Silverman bidding war is…

By | August 18, 2011 at 10:05 pm | One comment

By yesterday, we knew that Sarah Silverman was a wanted woman, with at least three networks vying for her pilot pitch. In the end, the peacock network beat out ABC and snagged a pilot order for Sarah Silverman's untitled single camera comedy show. With Imagine Entertainment...

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Three networks fighting over Sarah Silverman’s new show

Three networks fighting over Sarah Silverman’s new show

By | August 17, 2011 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments

Everybody Loves Sarah. Get it? I used part of the name of a incredibly popular television show and swapped out the titular character's name with the first name of another comedian-- all in order to illustrate that there's a bidding war going down on Sarah Silverman's developing...

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