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Comedy Central Renews Inside Amy Schumer For Fourth Season

21 April 2015 8:15 AM, PDT | AreYouScreening.com | See recent AreYouScreening news »

Taking a hint from other cable networks, notably HBO, Comedy Central has renewed Inside Amy Schumer for a fourth season before the third season even begins.

With little more to go on than a lot of buzz surrounding the music video, critical acclaim, and, I suppose, having seen where the third season goes, the show is set to return.

It’s big news for a show like this, and a serious vote of confidence. It also opens a lot of doors for the show’s direction, with a lot of room to play now.

Be sure to tune in tonight, and catch some previews with our look at Inside Amy Schumer Season Three here.

Catch all the info below.

 

Fresh off hosting the MTV Movie Awards, gracing the cover ofEntertainment Weekly, receiving a Peabody® Award for “Inside Amy Schumer,” and being named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People, »

- Marc Eastman

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'Inside Amy Schumer' Renewed for Season 4

21 April 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Good news, "Inside Amy Schumer" fans: The show just got picked up for a fourth season, ahead of its season three premiere.

Schumer made the announcement herself during an appearance on "The Late Show with David Letterman" on Monday night, where she told the host she just got word about the pickup before heading out onstage. Letterman congratulated the comedienne, and the duo chatted about the highs and lows of working on series television, where Schumer quipped that the annual effort doesn't get any easier, but "I find I'm getting easier."

In a statement released Tuesday, Comedy Central praised the show and Schumer.

"We love being 'Inside Amy Schumer' and are thrilled our audience agrees," said Kent Alterman, president of content development and original programming at the network.

"I'm so happy to keep the 'Inside Amy Schumer' family together," Schumer added in her own statement. "Excited »

- Katie Roberts

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This week in tv news: AMC’s ‘Preacher’ adaptation casts its lead

18 April 2015 12:10 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Dominic Cooper, who will be taking on the lead role of Jesse Custer in AMC’s Preacher

AMC has cast the lead role in its upcoming series Preacher. The adaptation of the Garth Ennis comic series has formally signed Dominic Cooper as the titular preacher Jesse Custer, as confirmed by executive producer and co-developer Seth Rogen.

We have Jesse Custer! @dominiccoop is gonna save our souls. #Preacher

Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) April 17, 2015

This is not Cooper’s first foray into the world of comic books, as he has also played Howard Stark, father to Iron Man Tony Stark, on both the big and small screen. Cooper, whose formal signing comes after weeks of talks, joins a cast that already includes Ruth Negga, Joseph Gilgun, Ian Colletti, and Lucy Griffiths. A premiere date for Preacher has yet to be announced.

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HBO made a number of moves over the past week. Key among »

- Deepayan Sengupta

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Podcast: Reviewing 'Unfriended' and 'Ex Machina', Plus Examining New 'Star Wars' Trailer

17 April 2015 9:35 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Today is a stacked episode with reviews of Unfriended and Ex Machina before we dive into the new Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens trailer, listening to the fake Dennis Quaid rant, listening to your voice mail, playing some games and bouncing through a few news stories. We hope you enjoy. If you are on Twitter, we have a Twitter account dedicated to the podcast at @bnlpod. Give us a follow won'tchac I want to remind you that you can call in and leave us your comments, thoughts, questions, etc. directly on our Google Voice account, which you can call and leave a message for us at (925) 526-5763, which may be even easier to remember at (925) 5-bnl-pod. Just call, leave us a voice mail and we'll add those to the show and respond directly. An alternative to that option, you can leave us a voicemail directly from your computer. »

- Brad Brevet

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Round-Up: Mad Max: Fury Road Legacy Featurette, The Legacy (1979) & Innerspace Blu-rays

16 April 2015 4:53 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

"I remember a time of chaos... but most of all, I remember the Road Warrior. The man we called 'Max.'" In anticipation of the Mad Max: Fury Road premiere, the 35+ year history of George Miller's dystopian franchise is celebrated in a new featurette. Also included in our latest round-up is a newly announced Blu-ray from Scream Factory that should please Sam Elliott and Katharine Ross fans, as well as the special features and cover art for Warner Bros.' Innerspace high-definition home media release.

Mad Max: Fury Road: Press Release -- "From director George Miller, originator of the post-apocalyptic genre and mastermind behind the legendary “Mad Max” franchise, comes “Mad Max: Fury Road,” a return to the world of the Road Warrior, Max Rockatansky.

Haunted by his turbulent past, Mad Max believes the best way to survive is to wander alone. Nevertheless, he becomes swept up with »

- Derek Anderson

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Funny Or Die Reveals The Truth Behind The Dennis Quaid Freak Out Video

16 April 2015 9:40 AM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Dennis Quaid stars in Funny or Die’s newest hilarious sketch, which tricked the public into believing Quaid had exploded on set. Over the weekend, a short video of Quaid launching into a profanity-laden tirade on set went viral. “I am acting here, and this dickhead wanders onto my set. I can’t even get a line […]

The post Funny Or Die Reveals The Truth Behind The Dennis Quaid Freak Out Video appeared first on uInterview. »

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Dennis Quaid Meltdown: It's A Fake!

15 April 2015 12:06 PM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

It's a fake. It's all fake. The Dennis Quaid meltdown was… a Funny or Die gag.

After a video of the actor's expletive-laced rant was posted on YouTube on Tuesday, debate quickly ignited over whether it was a true outburst or a produced sketch – even Jimmy Kimmel was blamed for it.

Access Hollywood's Billy Bush and Kit Hoover got in the debate, weighing in with their thoughts on Tuesday night's show.

"We've watched the Dennis rant a few times and it's actually the perfect setup for a reveal later, if they show the other side of ...

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- access.hollywood@nbcuni.com (Access Hollywood)

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Watch: Dennis Quaid's Full Freak Out Video Rages Online

15 April 2015 11:48 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

A couple of days ago, the internet lighted up when it appeared that Dennis Quaid was joining the ranks of Christian Bale and David O. Russell for full blown, on-set rants. A clip of the actor in full freak out mode went viral with many wondering what the story behind the video was. Well, the answer is here. Read More: Dennis Quaid & Director Lee Sternthal Talk Shooting Digitally Sorry, this isn't a juicy story of a movie production gone awry. Rather, it's a Funny Or Die video in which Quaid loses his cool when a series of increasingly absurd interruptions keep ruining his takes. Eventually, he totally loses it, with a series of sight gags and puns to top it all off. Silly and ridiculous stuff, so watch below. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Here's the Truth About That Dennis Quaid Outburst

15 April 2015 11:25 AM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

In a video that went viral in a matter of days, Dennis Quaid is seen yelling at his colleagues on a movie set, but now the truth about the video is finally out. In the clip, Dennis is seen standing behind what looks to be an office set, and he yells, "What the f*ck?!" The actor goes on to yell, "I am acting here, and this d*ckhead wanders on to my set." At one point, someone tries to calm Dennis down, but he gets even more angry, saying, "I am a pro! This is the most unprofessional set I have ever been on!" Now that Funny or Die has released the full video, which you can watch below, it's clear what was really going on. And no, Jimmy Kimmel wasn't behind the prank this time. »

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Funny Or Die Behind Dennis Quaid Freak-Out Video

15 April 2015 10:58 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

On Tuesday, the Internet was alerted to a video of actor Dennis Quaid supposedly having a meltdown on set. But was it real? Variety staffers had their doubts …

Turns out those who were skeptical were right on the money, as comedy website Funny or Die has now admitted to being behind the viral video. The site has now released an updated video, which we’ve pasted here.

Did you fall for this latest Internet hoax? Do you think Funny or Die’s joke was funny? Sound off in the comments.

Dennis Quaid’s On-Set Freak Out: The Full Video from Funny Or Die »

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Dennis Quaid Meltdown Revealed as Funny or Die Skit (Spoiler: There's a Penis Involved): Watch!

15 April 2015 10:56 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

It's officially a prank, folks.  Just one day after the Rookie star was caught having a total meltdown on camera, the viral clip has now been revealed as a Funny or Die video, according to a tweet from the website's Twitter account.  "After days of speculation, the truth about Dennis Quaid's on-set meltdown is finally revealed," read the post with a link to the entire Quaid clip, which sheds some light on the actor's vulgar choice of words.  "I am acting here, and this d--khead wanders on to my set," he screamed in the initial clip. "I can't even get a line out until dopey the d--k starts whispering in your ear. You're not even »

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Funny Or Die Claims Credit For Dennis Quaid Meltdown Video

15 April 2015 10:54 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Maybe feeling Jimmy Kimmel was stealing their thunder — what with everyone speculating he was behind the Dennis Quaid Meltdown video — Funny or Die this morning took credit for the video gone viral, and unveiled what actually happened. Turns out, there really was a Dopey the Dick on set, as well as zombies, pussies (aka kittens), horse shit, babies — even garbage. Oh, and “Blow me” was directed at his hair and makeup person. “Sorry, I get grumpy when my hair gets flat,&#8221… »

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Dennis Quaid On Set Meltdown Revealed as Funny or Die Sketch, but Dopey the Dick is Real

15 April 2015 10:53 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Derpty, doo... Many speculated yesterday's viral video featuring Dennis Quaid freaking out on set was a hoax and today it's revealed it is indeed fake. "Funny or Die" is the source of the worldwide conundrum and they've released the "full video" and while it may have been a prank, we at least learn Dopey the Dick is real. Watch the full video below and be warned, it's not safe for work. »

- Brad Brevet

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It's a Hoax: Funny Or Die Takes Credit for Dennis Quaid Meltdown Video

15 April 2015 10:43 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Funny or Die has posted a full-length video explanation behind the Dennis Quaid meltdown, confirming it was a hoax. The video shows the now-famous Quaid meltdown clip from another angle, revealing how every reference — from "Dopey the Dick" to "this is garbage" — is actually just a different, Leslie Nielsen-esque visual gag. Dennis Quaid's On-Set Freak Out: The Full Video from Funny Or Die It was widely speculated from the beginning that the original video, released on YouTube last Friday, wasn't real. Even Jimmy Kimmel took to his show Tuesday night to deny his involvement. Minutes before Funny

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Dennis Quaid Freak-Out Scene Finally Explained! (Video)

15 April 2015 10:41 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

At last, somebody is owning up to the Dennis Quaid freakout video, and it’s none other than the jokesters at Funny or Die. In the extended video, released Wednesday morning, Quaid can be seen acting on a full view of the set — complete with literal “horse shit,” “zombies,” “pussies” and everything else he lambastes in the original cellphone video of the flip-out that went viral earlier this week. As TheWrap previously reported, the 43-second YouTube clip, which appeared to have been shot on a cellphone, captured Quaid verbally flipping out on “the most unprofessional set” he’s ever been on. »

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Funny or Die Explains Dennis Quaid Viral Vid

15 April 2015 10:10 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Yesterday's viral video showing Dennis Quaid supposedly having a meltdown on a film set seemed a bit too staged to be true, and had quite a few believing it was a gag (ala the Jimmy Kimmel twerking video).

Turns out the comedy website Funny or Die has now admitted to being behind the viral video and have released an updated video showcasing how the hoax was pulled off.

The clip comes as Deadline reports that Quaid is set to toppling Crackle first hourlong drama series "The Art Of More".

Christian Cooke and Kate Bosworth also star in the series which has received a ten-episode straight-to-series order from the digital network. The drama explores the cutthroat world of premium auction houses, and Quaid plays a charismatic real estate shark.

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Jimmy Kimmel Insists He’s Not Behind Dennis Quaid Meltdown Video

15 April 2015 9:47 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

When a video of Dennis Quaid blowing up at someone he called Dopey the Dick on a set went viral yesterday, many people responded: Jimmy Kimmel prank video! Apparently loads of people still are smarting over having been punked by Kimmel’s infamous Worst Twerk Fail Ever hoax video a year ago. The ABC late-night host has rushed to his own defense, insisting he’s not behind the Quaid video meltdown: “I have to say, it’s disappointing. You play 50 pranks and suddenly people… »

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Dennis Quaid -- 'Funny Or Die' Owns It ... We Made Him Freak Out

15 April 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Dennis Quaid really did freak out on a movie set -- but it was the set of a "Funny or Die" video. The site finally copped to shooting the scene with Dennis ... by posting the full video showing Dennis losing it on the director and the crew of a fictional set. But now you can see the full skit which includes some hysterical sight gags. The video leaked earlier this week ... just showing Dennis losing his marbles. »

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Kimmel: I Wasn't Behind Quaid Meltdown

15 April 2015 8:47 AM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

He brought us "Worst Twerk Fail Ever" and "Epic #SochiFail: Wolf in my hall," but Jimmy Kimmel says he wasn't behind Dennis Quaid's movie set meltdown.

"I watched that video last night about 14 times," Jimmy said on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Tuesday night. "Although my favorite part was this: 'I can't even get a line out with Dopey the D**k whispering in my ear.' For the next eight years, I'm planning to call everyone Dopey the D**k. I might have a T-shirt printed up."

The late night host said that after repeatedly watching the clip and laughing, ...

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Dennis Quaid rant video was a stunt for Funny or Die

15 April 2015 8:32 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

After Jimmy Kimmel says that he has nothing to do video of actor throwing a tantrum on set, website Funny or Die reveals the full video

The comedy website Funny or Die have revealed that a video which shows Quaid losing his temper at an actor, was a stunt.

The video of Quaid, which has over 1.6m views already, features the actor having a Christian Bale-esque rage at another unnamed actor (“I am acting here and this dickhead wanders onto my set!”).

Related: Dennis Quaid's meltdown is a classic. Shame it's also clearly fake

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