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Netflix Orders Ashton Kutcher Comedy Series

Netflix Orders Ashton Kutcher Comedy Series

Netflix has just dealt for its second multi-camera comedy series – and it’s a bit of a That ‘70s Show reunion. Netflix is finalizing a 20-episode order for The Ranch, a “sibling comedy” starring Ashton Kutcher and Danny Masterson. The series is coming from Two and a Half Men showrunners Don Reo and Jim Patterson. From Deadline: Written by Reo …

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Jodie Sweetin And Estranged Husband Fighting Over Kindergarten

Where to send your child for kindergarten is a problem that most parents happily, and easily, face. Unfortunately for Jodie Sweetin, she and her ex-husband can’t decide on the where. The Full House actress’ 4-year-old daughter Beatrix is set to start kindergarten. But while Sweetin wants to enroll Beatrix in the same school that her other young daughter is going …

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Heidi Swedberg Was ‘F***ing Impossible’ To Work With, Gets Apology From ‘Seinfeld’ Actor Jason Alexander

George Costanza might be known for his stinginess but the actor playing him wasn’t stingy with the apologies and praises he heaped on Heidi Swedberg. But that’s probably because Jason Alexander was working hard to clarify his statement that his Seinfeld fiancée was “f***ing impossible” to work with. During Alexander’s recent guest stint on The Howard Stern Show, he said …

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Keegan-Michael Key Brings The White House Down As Obama’s Anger Translator

All eyes were understandably on President Obama during the White House Correspondents Dinner, but it was Keegan-Michael Key who stole the show. Before the president started his speech, he announced that he hired an “anger translator” and out came Key. The Michigan native is known for the Comedy Central show Key & Peele. The 30-minute show is popular for its …

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Cecily Strong, Of ‘SNL’ Fame, Will Host White House Correspondents’ Dinner

She has held her own against her peers at Saturday Night Live, but Cecily Strong will soon face her toughest challenge yet when she hosts this year’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. The 31-year-old is a surprising choice to host the annual dinner. She’s not a stand-up comedian like her SNL co-host Seth Meyer, nor is she a known host …

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Jerry Seinfeld Is No. 1 On Billboard Thanks To A Rap ‘Album About Nothing’

Comedian Jerry Seinfield and rapper Wale might be the oddest odd couple out there, but their collaboration “The Album About Nothing” is No.1 on Billboard this week. The album is the American rapper’s fourth studio album and the third album inspired by Seinfield’s trademark observational comedy. Wale’s Mixtape About Nothing was released in 2007 and was followed by More About …

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Kristen Wiig And Will Ferrell Team Up To Make A Lifetime Movie — ‘A Deadly Adoption’

It might sound like an April Fools’ joke but it’s apparently true that Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig have indeed teamed up for a Lifetime movie. The Saturday Night Live alums are starring in the dramatic thriller called A Deadly Adoption.  This top-secret TV movie is a campy homage to the dramatic thriller genre that is a hallmark of the …

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Eddie Murphy Is Richard Pryor’s Daddy In New Biopic, Directed By Lee Daniels Of ‘Empire’

Eddie Murphy has been sought out to join the cast of Richard Pryor biopic, as first reported in Entertainment Tonight. Murphy will be playing the late comedian’s father, LeRoy “Buck Carter” Pryor, a WWII veteran and former boxer, in Lee Daniels’ latest Weinstein Co. drama. Murphy, who idolized and impersonated the legendary comedian in the 70’s, seems to be living …

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Amy Schumer: “A Guy Could Literally Pull His D**k Out” And He’d Be A Thinker

Amy Schumer is one of the funniest comedians around, regardless of gender. However, her self-deprecating humor and her observational comedy centering on beauty standards and sex does offer a feminist slant. Her show Inside Amy Schumer has proven to be a success, and she will now be starring in the new Judd Apatow film Trainwreck, which she also co-wrote. She …

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How Did Tina Fey’s Comedy About A Doomsday Cult Survivor Become A Hit?

In his review of the new Tina Fey comedy, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Kevin Fallon praised the show for its unabashed positivity in a time when people are going for dark, brooding, cynical shows and protagonists. And it is perfectly spot on. One of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s draws is finding comedy in what is essentially a dark and unusual …

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Betty White: 93-Year-Old Comedy Legend Lip-Locks With Hollywood Hottie Bradley Cooper

Betty White made sure that her appearance during the Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special was one to remember when she started making out with hottie Bradley Cooper. The 93-year-old Golden Girls star appeared as a guest on The Californians sketch along with Taylor Swift, who played a hair-eating cousin, and Scandal’s Kerry Washington who played the doctor with the …

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Aziz Ansari’s New Special Hits Netflix March 6

Comedian Aziz Ansari is returning to Netflix with a new standup special. It’s called Aziz Ansari: Live at Madison Square Garden, and it’ll debut on March 6. “In the special, Ansari headlines the iconic Madison Square Garden and delivers his most hilarious and insightful standup yet,” Netflix said in a statement. “Filmed in front of a sold-out audience, Ansari’s latest …

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