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Nerdist News: JURASSIC WORLD Updates, FLASH GORDON Reboot, and Google Time-Travel!

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Tim Minchin To Direct Animated Movie LARRIKINS

The immensely talented Tim Minchin is now going to add director to his already impressive multi-hyphenate career of musical comedian-composer-actor. You might know how great Minchin is from his Nerdist… more

Paul F. Tompkins Sort-Of Interviews Scott Aukerman on SPEAKEASY

If you’re an avid listener to, or watcher of, Comedy Bang! Bang!, you know that host Scott Aukerman has a lot of fun playing the straight man of sorts to… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more
 

The Biggest Happenings in Comedy Right Now 4/12/14

If you’re a betting golf aficionado in the Ukraine, you might care deeply about the fate of Ukraine that hangs at Russia’s whim and the Masters golf tournament underway in… more

Dave Attell Makes Triumphant Return To Comedy Central with ROAD WORK and COMEDY UNDERGROUND

It’s been an entire decade since the final season of Insomniac aired on Comedy Central, as well as four years since the short lived Gong Show with Dave Attell went… more

Watch First U.S. Trailer for Amy and Greg Poehler’s WELCOME TO SWEDEN

Amy Poehler and her brother Greg Poehler might have already have an international sitcom hit on their hands and it has yet to hit stateside. Of course, I’m talking about… more
 

Seth Rogen Back For a Third Set of SNL Promos (Oh, and Hosting This Weekend As Well)

As you might have read in the headline, comedic writer, actor, director, producer, Alzheimer’s spokesperson Seth Rogen is returning to host Saturday Night Live for a third time this weekend…. more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 4/11/14: Esther Povitsky with Hot Chicks

Today, Hillary Clinton joins the leagues of George W. Bush in that she had a shoe hurled at her during a public appearance. While in Las Vegas speaking on recycling,… more

Stephen Colbert Addresses Replacing David Letterman on THE COLBERT REPORT

Following yesterday’s news of Stephen Colbert officially named to take over The Late Show at CBS when David Letterman retires, the version of Stephen Colbert who hosts The Colbert Report… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 4/10/14: The Undone Sweaters

So, you might have heard that David Letterman will be succeeded by Stephen Colbert at some point in 2015. While this is indeed exciting news, one can wonder what the… more

Stephen Colbert To Replace David Letterman in 2015

Well, that didn’t take long. Announced today, CBS is set for Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman as the host of The Late Show when Letterman steps down in 2015…. more

Paramount TV Developing TRUMAN SHOW Series for Television

There’s new brass in town over at Paramount’s TV division and they’re planning on developing a few big projects right out the gate. One of those projects is a TV… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 4/9/14: Denis Leary vs. Jon Stewart Again on THE DAILY SHOW

While many still fear the merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, they still have yet to actually enact a coupling of the two companies. As you can imagine, senators… more

Watch the Trailer for INTRAMURAL, A Sports Movie Parody For The Ages

Almost 100% of the time, sports movies are about professional sports, or, at the very least, sports with animals magically playing despite being without opposable thumbs or any sense of… more

Report: Amy Poehler and Tina Fey To Team Up Again for THE NEST

The world seems to love Amy Poehler and Tina Fey. The Golden Globes loves them as hosts of their ceremony as they are set to host three years in a… more
 

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 4/8/14: Billy Eichner Asks If You’d Have Sex With Paul Rudd

Ellen DeGeneres’ Oscar selfie is reportedly estimated to be worth as much as one billion dollars. If any of the most famous painters throughout history could even conceive that amount… more

Fox Improv Show RIOT Will Feature Steve Carell, Jason Alexander, Cheryl Hines

Improv is back on TV. After the return of Aisha Tyler’s Whose Line Is It Anyway? on The CW, there’s apparently enough momentum for more improvisation on television that Fox… more

The Most Intentionally Funny Video of The Day 4/7/14: Byron Bowers on The Pete Holmes Show

The idea of conspiracy theories behind HBO Go crashing so people will actually go watch shows like Game of Thrones should make for a new system of rating TV shows…. more
 

John Pinette, 1964-2014

Comedian John Pinette passed away Saturday in Pittsburgh, where he was visiting family, at only 50 years old, apparently of natural causes; he had been battling liver and heart disease. … more

Conan O’Brien Will Tape a Week of CONAN at Comic-Con in 2015

After just having yet another great trip of his late night show in Dallas, Conan O’Brien has already set his sights for Comic-Con in San Diego as his next stop… more

Xbox Orders Original Series From Seth Green, Michael Cera, and Sarah Silverman

Following Hulu, Amazon, and Netflix, the next class of original content producers might very well be gaming consoles. Xbox has just announced a full slate of original series that are… more
 

Key & Peele To Produce Reboot of POLICE ACADEMY

The reboot of the Police Academy franchise has been in the making for quite some time now, but it might have just gotten the little kick that it needs to… more

The Biggest Happenings In Comedy Right Now 4/5/14

There’s still plenty of speculation on the probability of life on other planets, James Franco allegedly creeping on a teenage girl, and the Supreme Court’s decision that it was unconstitutional… more

ALAN PARTRIDGE Sequel, TV Series Already In The Works

Just yesterday, we posted an exclusive clip from Alan Partridge, which hit theaters in limited release in Los Angeles and New York this weekend. If you thought that was it… more