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TBS renews ‘Conan’ through 2014

TBS renews ‘Conan’ through 2014

By | February 22, 2012 at 11:34 am | No comments

Since its debut in November of 2010, Conan has re-energized thousands of late-night comedy fans who were exhausted and disillusioned from the whole Jay Leno debacle. And Conan O'Brien's network has noticed. TBS announced this morning that Conan has been renewed through 2014....

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Will Steve Byrne and Vince Vaughn’s ‘Sullivan and Son’ be the next ‘Cheers?’

Will Steve Byrne and Vince Vaughn’s ‘Sullivan and Son’ be the next ‘Cheers?’

By | February 11, 2012 at 12:52 pm | One comment

In September we reported that TBS had inked a deal with comedian Steve Byrne and Vince Vaughn for the pair to develop a pilot called Sullivan and Son. And now, we can report that TBS has officially gave the show the green light, committing to at least 10 episodes set to premiere...

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Video: Andy Richter and Conan O’Brien are Newt Gingrich and wife, Callista

Video: Andy Richter and Conan O’Brien are Newt Gingrich and wife, Callista

By | January 25, 2012 at 3:22 pm | No comments

You know how when you look at Newt Gingrich, he invokes fear in you? And then when his wife Callista shows up, with her painted-on, Children Of The Corn face, you shit your pants, because you're a human with feelings and that's the only logical response to have? Well, Conan...

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Exclusive: IFC is the front-runner to acquire Marc Maron series

Exclusive: IFC is the front-runner to acquire Marc Maron series

By | November 4, 2011 at 1:58 pm | No comments

Ever since Marc Maron’s television pilot was screened at the New York Television Festival in September, a great many of you have been wondering what the status of the project is. And it’s understandable. Many pilots are created each year, and barely any of them get picked up...

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Would you welcome a George Lopez return to television?

Would you welcome a George Lopez return to television?

By | October 18, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments

Two months ago, after TBS cancelled his late night talk show, George Lopez joked, “The unemployment rate is high, and for Latinos, it just got a little higher.” But Lopez has no plans of staying in that demographic though, seeing as he's announced his partnership with...

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Vince Vaughn, Steve Byrne ink deal for TBS comedy show

Vince Vaughn, Steve Byrne ink deal for TBS comedy show

By | September 30, 2011 at 2:30 pm | No comments

Looks like TBS is continuing to take its tagline, “Very funny,” very seriously. After nabbing Conan O’Brien last year and continuing to develop Tyler Perry’s many comedy projects, the cable network has ordered a new pilot from Vince Vaughn’s production company....

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Comedy powerhouse Tyler Perry is the highest paid man in entertainment

Comedy powerhouse Tyler Perry is the highest paid man in entertainment

By | September 13, 2011 at 8:54 pm | One comment

It turns out highest paid man in entertainment is known mostly for dressing in women's clothes. Well, sort of. Comedy writer, director, producer and actor Tyler Perry came in at number one on Forbes’ list of Entertainment’s Highest Paid Men, raking in $130 million between...

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Conan O’Brien snags sitcom pilot deal with TBS

Conan O’Brien snags sitcom pilot deal with TBS

By | September 12, 2011 at 2:37 pm | No comments

It looks like Conan O’Brien might be widening his already-massive comedic presence to his current home network, TBS. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the show “centers on a family man who quits his day job and returns to the neighborhood where he grew up. While there, he...

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George Lopez on getting the axe: “Unemployment for Latinos just got a little higher” (Video)

George Lopez on getting the axe: “Unemployment for Latinos just got a little higher” (Video)

By | August 11, 2011 at 1:53 pm | No comments

TBS announced yesterday that they would not be renewing George Lopez’s late night talk show Lopez Tonight. And tonight’s show – would be the last one. Not a whole lot of time. Lopez’s monologue last night was markedly more subdued than we’ve come to expect from the...

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