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Lucy Lawless Is Losing Her Sex Slave
Thursday, February 17 by

Bad news for Starz’s 13 subscribers. “Spartacus” actress Lesley-Ann Brandt and her boobs are headed to CSI:NY.

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Beavis And Butthead To Show Tosh How It’s Done
Thursday, February 17 by

Beavis and Butthead won’t just be dissecting Lady Gaga when they return to television later this year. Watch your back, piano-playing cats.

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R.I.P. Uncle Leo
Thursday, February 17 by

Jerry Seinfeld has lost his favorite, loudest uncle. Len Lesser, the actor best known for yelling his way into our hearts as Uncle Leo on “Seinfeld,” has passed away.

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Adrianne Palicki To Play ‘Wonder Woman’, Now I Care About ‘Wonder Woman’
Wednesday, February 16 by

From football siren to inviso-jet flyin’, Palicki (‘Friday Night Lights’) has been tapped (yeah, she has – *high fives*) to star in NBC’s “Wonder Woman” pilot.

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Mitch Hurwitz Shares His Surefire Tips For Getting Your Sitcom Canceled
Wednesday, February 16 by

Mitch Hurwitz, creator of ‘Arrested Development’ and ‘Running Wilde’, has compiled a handy list of tips for getting your sitcom canceled. ‘References to Jessica Walter’s vagina’ is glaringly absent.

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9 Stand-Up Comedians Who Deserve Their Own Reality Shows
Tuesday, February 15 by

I don’t dislike Rosanne or Sinbad, but I’m not going to spend 30 minutes of my life on them when I have access to Netflix and free Internet porn. If basic cable really wants to gain some viewers, why don’t they give a reality show to more interesting stand-ups?

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There’s A New Hot Girl In ‘The Office’
Tuesday, February 15 by

Productivity is sure to go down in Scranton. “Rescue Me” babe Cody Horn will be joining the cast in the new season. Steve Carell picked the worst time to leave.

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Aaron Sorkin To Play Aaron Sorkin On ’30 Rock’
Tuesday, February 15 by

Aaron Sorkin is walking and talking his way to 30 Rockefeller Center.

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IFC’s ‘Portlandia’ Renewed For 2nd Season, Anti-Hipster Comedy Parade Continues
Monday, February 14 by

All you have to know is that it’s indie and I liked it before anyone else did.

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Roseanne Working On A Farm And No It’s Not A Pig Farm
Monday, February 14 by

Roseanne has a reality show that you might not see anything else about if you flee the country now.

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Check Out Scary (UPDATE: Now Funny) Video Of TV Reporter Possibly Having Stroke On Air
Monday, February 14 by

Serene Branson is getting a lot of attention today on the internet for this video, which is from local LA coverage of last night’s Grammy Awards.

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Wally Pfister Proud Owner Of ASC Award, Awesome Name
Monday, February 14 by

Wally Pfister took home the top honor at the American Society of Cinematographers awards last night for his work on ‘Inception’. OR DID HE!?

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Cinemax To Up Their Wardrobe Budget
Monday, February 14 by

Sorry guys. It looks like Cinemax used to be cool. The pay cable network has announced that it is forgoing the programming that helped it earn the nickname “Skinemax.”

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Morgan Spurlock Developing HBO Political Drama Between Burgers
Friday, February 11 by

Based on the director’s recent work, I’m guessing the Texas-based drama a lot of product placement for Texaco and maybe propane companies.

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Rob Riggle “Pulling A Danza,” Playing Ex-Athlete In Multicamera Sitcom
Friday, February 11 by

Rob Riggle wins the Super Bowl of acting gigs, starring in a potentially very lucrative CBS sitcom.

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Jay Roach Takes Us All The Way Back To 2008 Election In ‘Game Change’
Friday, February 11 by

If you’re too young to remember, a gentleman by the name of Barack Obama (‘Mythbusters’) was running for a little title called the President of the United States of America.

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Open Letter To ‘Sons Of Anarchy’ Creator Kurt Sutter
Friday, February 11 by

When I interviewed Charlie Hunnam for his film The Ledge at Sundance I had no idea it would cause such a stir. Here I’ve post the audio file in its entirety.

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Sheen To Pay ‘Two And A Half Men’ Crew For Hiatus. How Much For Permanent Hiatus?
Thursday, February 10 by

Charlie Sheen is going to help the crew… sort of.

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Everyone Loves A Pain Killer Addicted Adulterer
Thursday, February 10 by

Enjoy the trailer for season 3 of Showtime’s “Nurse Jackie.”

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Well, OF COURSE Sinbad’s Getting His Own Reality Show
Thursday, February 10 by

Is it just me? Am I the only one who’s beyond thrilled that Sinbad’s going to have a reality show on WE (yup, Women’s Entertainment) called “Sinbad’s Family Affair?”

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J. J. Abrams Sells New Sci-Fi Drama, Nation Shocked
Thursday, February 10 by

In Hollywood, you can go to a bank, give them a new sci-fi drama pilot script with J. J. Abrams’ name attached, and the bank will give you money. It’s basically currency.

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‘Wonder Woman’ Ropes In Director Jeffrey Reiner With Ridiculous Truth Lasso?
Wednesday, February 9 by

This show will take Wonder Woman completely seriously, with her lie detector lasso and invisible plane you can see the pilot inside.

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Ricky Gervais Wants Sitcom Poison Will Arnett To Join ‘The Office’
Wednesday, February 9 by

Ricky Gervais said Carrell’s replacement wouldn’t be someone you’d expect. He’s now recommended Will Arnett. Umm, that’s exactly who we would expect.

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Rejoice! Norm MacDonald Is Coming Back To Your Televison Sets!
Wednesday, February 9 by

Norm MacDonald is going back behind the desk for a comedic half hour take on the world of sports in Comedy Central’s “The Sports Show With Norm MacDonald.”

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Keith Olbermann To Continue His Quest For Even Lower Ratings
Tuesday, February 8 by

When Keith Olbermann announced that he planned for even less people to see him on TV on a nightly basis by leaving his MSNBC show, many thought that it couldn’t be done.

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Super Bowl Blooper Girls Fergie and Aguilera Stick Together
Monday, February 7 by

Fergie defending Christina Aguilera is like Gallagher defending Carrot Top.

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‘Smallville’ Ends May 13th, Avoided Cancelation For 10 Years
Monday, February 7 by

Will you marathon the first nine seasons before watching the final 10th season? For most of you, maybe even 99.9% of you, I’m guessing the answer is “no.”

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Almost Everyone In The Country Watched The Super Bowl!
Monday, February 7 by

One hundred and eleven million people watched the Superbowl yesterday. That is so many millions.

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Stern Calls Leno “Horrible” On ‘Letterman’, Leno Cries Himself To Sleep
Friday, February 4 by

Stern also thinks that during last year’s Superbowl commercial, Letterman should have “finish[ed] him off” when he had the chance. I’d watch that this year.

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David O. Russell Sells Show About Nothing
Friday, February 4 by

David O. Russell must really carry a flame for Connie Britton. He is working to develop a drama for her on FX with no script or even concept.