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“30 Rock” will go on without Alec Baldwin, says Lorne Michaels; but, should it?

“30 Rock” will go on without Alec Baldwin, says Lorne Michaels; but, should it?

By | August 2, 2011 at 9:26 am | 2 comments

Remember a while back when Alec Baldwin was all “Show’s over!” in regard to 30 Rock’s next season? He hasn’t commented on the series’ longevity in recent days, but executive producer and Saturday Night Live godfather Lorne Michaels has. And all I have to say is… uh...

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Photo: “Community” isn’t bitter about Emmy snub

Photo: “Community” isn’t bitter about Emmy snub

By | July 25, 2011 at 11:02 am | No comments

This is one of the many reasons I love Community. They just don't give a shit. When the Emmy nominations were announced a few weeks ago, I was shocked that the NBC comedy didn't snag even one. But that's ok. The Community peeps are back at work and taking the whole thing in...

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Photo: First table read of The Office, season eight

Photo: First table read of The Office, season eight

By | July 20, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments

Just minutes ago stand-up comedian and The Office star Craig Robinson tweeted out this message: "1st table read Season 8!!!!" and uploaded the below photo. How many folks can you name? Ok, so let's review what we know about season 8 so far. James Spader is in; Jenna...

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Watch Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake rap through the ages

Watch Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake rap through the ages

By | July 20, 2011 at 6:47 am | No comments

You may remember that last September, singer, actor and guy with a good sense of humor Justin Timberlake visited Late Night with Jimmy Fallon to promote The Social Network. And that was all well and good. Even better was when the pair performed a rap medley dedicated to the...

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Jenna Fischer’s pregnancy will be worked into “The Office”

Jenna Fischer’s pregnancy will be worked into “The Office”

By | July 15, 2011 at 9:23 am | One comment

Since the season finale of The Office (and Steve Carell's departure) earlier this year, every cast member of the hit NBC show has been disappointingly tight-lipped about what's to come for season eight. Sure, now we know Emmy giant James Spader has been cast as CEO of Sabre,...

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Watch musical comedian J. Chris Newberg win over “America’s Got Talent” audience

Watch musical comedian J. Chris Newberg win over “America’s Got Talent” audience

By | July 13, 2011 at 10:51 am | No comments

America’s Got Talent reminds me of a coliseum in Ancient Rome, where the entire bloodthirsty audience was in attendance to see some grisly death by tiger or rhinoceros or whatever other beast happened to live in Italy at the time. They’re out for blood, not for a solid...

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Tommy Johnagin: “Stand Up Comedy 2″ (Review)

Tommy Johnagin: “Stand Up Comedy 2″ (Review)

By | July 12, 2011 at 9:23 pm | One comment

It’s no secret among my circle of friends that I gravitate towards edgy comedy. I love being punched in the gut by a barrage of vulgarity and shock à la George Carlin, Bob Saget, even Louis C.K. or Marc Maron. I want to come out of a show with my soul destroyed and my faith...

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Cedric the Entertainer to host game show, “It’s Worth What?” on NBC

By | June 13, 2011 at 4:57 pm | No comments

Anyone rushing to the patent office to protect your idea for a game show that combines Antique Roadshow with The Price Is Right, take a breather: NBC beat you to the window. Beginning July 12, comedian Cedric the Entertainer will host It’s Worth What?, “a game show,” the...

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"Good chance" Joe Rogan will return to 'Fear Factor'

By | June 3, 2011 at 12:32 pm | 7 comments

During the question-and-answer segment on his 2007 live album Shiny Happy Jihad, comedian Joe Rogan tells the audience that his time hosting the reality show Fear Factor is done. "I just want to do comedy," he says. "But I'm a whore. If they offer me more money, I'll come...

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