Ellen DeGeneres game show renewed for third season by NBC

Ellen DeGeneres’s Game of Games has been renewed for a third season at NBC. The renewal comes after its solid ratings from the new second season. Based on segments from DeGeneres’ daytime talk show, Game of Games puts contestants through a series of challenges in pursuit of a cash prize. Pulled right from the audience, players maneuver obstacles and answer trivia questions under a crushing time frame. Currently one of

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Kevin Hart set to play Monopoly in live-action movie based on the iconic board game

Kevin Hart is the Monopoly man Lionsgate and Hasbro have been looking for. The film’s producers are in final negotiations with the Night School star and they have their eyes set on Tim Story to direct. Having worked together on the Ride Along franchise, as well as on three of Hart’s stand-up concert films, the two appear to be a winning pair. Details about the film’s plot are being kept

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Judd Apatow on Louis CK: He should perform, but not punch down

Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes went on SiriusXM’s Jim & Sam to promote the third season of their HBO series Crashing, which premieres on January 20, and they had something to say about Louis C.K.’s recently leaked set. The interview started with the guests and hosts—Jim Norton and Sam Roberts—talking about Artie Lange’s drug issues and how it affected the Crashing shoot. Holmes smiles slightly as he describes the “nose continuity” issues while

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Federal employees affected by government shutdown offered free comedy club tickets

The owners of the comedy club Stand Up New York want to make federal workers affected by the ongoing government shutdown laugh again. Stand Up New York announced that they will be offering those employees who did not receive a paycheck last week 12 months of free comedy shows. Qualified federal workers will be given a one-year membership to LaughPass, a service much like MoviePass but for comedy shows at

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Steve Carell launching Space Force series at Netflix

Steve Carell is joining Space Force—kind of. Netflix dropped a teaser for a new series co-created by and starring the Office star. Greg Daniels, who developed The Office for American television, joins Carell in creating the new show about the space organization tasked to “defend satellites” and perform “other space-related tasks.” Space Force, which is reportedly inspired by President Donald Trump’s proposed 6th Major Division of the U.S. Armed Forces,

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Grace and Frankie renewed by Netflix days before Season 5 premiere

Netflix has renewed Grace and Frankie for a sixth season due out next year. Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin have ageless appeal as the titular pair of unwitting friends brought closer together under unusual circumstances. We last left Grace and Frankie breaking out of a retirement home (“assisted living community”) after getting fed up with the childish rules and policies. Stealing back their own belongings—including Frankie’s beloved toaster—the two bust out only

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Watch a teaser of Jason Reitman’s sequel to original “Ghostbusters” film franchise

A lot has happened in the Ghostbusters world the last 24 hours. Sony has announced that Jason Reitman will write… MORE
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Family Guy producers promise less gay jokes: The show has to shift and evolve.

Family Guy is trying to phase out homophobic humor. This week’s unusually political episode of Family Guy centered around Peter getting a job at the White House and culminated in a five-minute “chicken fight” with the President, but in the episode, there is an exchange about the type of jokes the nearly 20-year-old show is delivering. In the episode titled Trump Guy, the fictionalized Donald Trump says to Peter, “Many

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A doctor interviewed 500+ stand-up comics, then gave a Tedx talk about the comedian brain

Hey, so if you’re a comedian, this TEDx talk is for you for it might confirm thoughts you’ve had quite… MORE
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Piff The Magic Dragon and Taylor Williamson perform on AGT: Champions

Piff The Magic Dragon may not have won America’s Got Talent, nor even advanced to the finals of AGT: Champions, but he revealed on Monday’s show that he’s already a winner. Just getting the AGT audition helped him stay in America, and…

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