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Archer Cast on Season 7: Espionage, Giant Animals and... Cocaine Pies?

30 August 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

If you had told us, prior to San Diego Comic-Con 2015, that the cast of Archer would be the toughest group to get spoilers from, we wouldn’t have believed you.

But as you will find in Michael Ausiello’s Q&A with the actors — including Aisha Tyler, Judy Greer, Chris Parnell and Jessica Walter — the voices behind the animated FX-turned-fxx series aren’t willing to spill much about the upcoming seventh season.

RelatedFX Orders Pamela Adlon Comedy, Fxx Picks Up Animated Cassius and Clay

That’s not to say a few intriguing hints weren’t dropped. According to Greer, Season 7 will feature two “big, »

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Jeremy Sisto: ‘Break Point’ Presents ‘White Trash Version of Tennis’

28 August 2015 10:28 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The idea for “Break Point” came after star Jeremy Sisto and writer Gene Hong noticed there were no tennis movies from a blue collar perspective, while they were playing, what else, tennis.

“It was an idea that Gene and I had playing out on the court,” Sisto said at Broad Green’s special screening Thursday at the Tcl Chinese Theatre. “There hasn’t been one about tennis — the white trash version of tennis. We tried to bring it down to the ground where people can relate to it even if they don’t know the sport.”

Sisto plays man-child Jimmy Price, whose crassness and reveling in making people uncomfortable pushes all his doubles partners away, forcing him to team up with his estranged brother Darren, played by David Walton, to make a run at a high-profile tennis tournament.

While none of the cast claimed to be bad at the sport in real life, »

- Jacob Bryant

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‘Another Period’ Gets Second-Season Nod From Comedy Central

18 August 2015 8:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Another Period” will get another period of time on Comedy Central.

The historical satire, which co-stars Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome as two sisters who want to become as rich and famous in 1902 as the Hilton siblings did in the modern age, will get a second-season run on the Viacom-owned cable network.

The network said full episodes from the series’ first season have been seen by more than 9 million viewers, while clips have received 4.6 million views in various digital venues.

Another Period” is written by, executive produced by and stars Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome, is exec produced and directed by Jeremy Konner and executive produced by Red Hour’s Ben Stiller, Debbie Liebling, Stuart Cornfeld and Mike RosensteinMonika Zielinska and Tara Schuster are the executives in charge of production for Comedy Central. Red Hour is Stiller’s production company.

Lauren Ash, Michael Ian Black, Paget Brewster, Beth Dover, »

- Brian Steinberg

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NBC Launches Amazon-Style Pilot Season To Find First Digital Series

17 August 2015 8:32 AM, PDT | Tubefilter.com | See recent Tubefilter News news »

NBC has shown a modest amount of interest in digital video production, and once its new competition concludes, The Peacock will get to work on its first original web series. NBC has shared five pilots on YouTube, and the one that receives the most votes from viewers will receive a full digital series order.

The five pilots are all part of NBC Playground, a talent search that recently awarded TV pilots to its two winners. The shows vying for the digital series spot are all finalists in the Playground program, having outlasted a pool of more than 2,100 applicants.

So what are the competing pilots like? For the most part, they all adopt the standard web series starting point of “young people trying to make it in the big city.” The most unique plot synopsis within the group belongs to Wolfgirl, which stars Melissa Hunter (the creator of the web series »

- Sam Gutelle

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Netflix Sets "Peabody & Sherman" Series Date

6 August 2015 12:07 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Netflix has announced an October 9th premiere date for "The New Mr. Peabody and Sherman Show," a new original series from DreamWorks Animation.

The thirteen-episode half-hour series is based on Jay Ward's 1960s animated shorts that first aired during his "Rocky & Bullwinkle Show" and followed bespectacled canine Mr. Peabody and his pet boy Sherman as they travel through time.

In the new take, the duo are late night comedy show hosts in a swank Manhattan penthouse who bring the historical guests to them including the likes of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Napoleon Bonaparte and Edgar Allan Poe.

The series follows on from DreamWorks' attempt at an animated feature based on the property in early 2014 that proved a major bomb at the box-office. One key difference is that the show uses 2D animation, instead of the 3D CGI used in the film, for a hand-drawn look echoing Ward's original shorts.

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- Garth Franklin

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Adult Swim's Rick and Morty are coming to Fox UK

5 August 2015 5:31 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Adult Swim cartoon Rick and Morty has found a UK home thanks to Fox UK.

The animated comedy will been shown on the channel as part of a wider deal for Adult Swim content, which will see a branded block air on Thursdays from 11pm.

Rick and Morty follows the adventures of alcoholic scientist Rick and his grandson Morty, who travel around the universe using inter-dimensional travel.

Justin Roiland, Sarah Chalke, Chris Parnell and Spencer Grammer all voice the cartoon, created and executive produced by Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland.

Also airing in Adult Swim's branded Fox UK block is Mr Pickles, which follows the Goodman family and their secretly evil Border Collie. Brooke Shields voices Mrs Goodman.

Other programmes set to air at a later date include Robot Chicken, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, The Venture Bros, Black Jesus and Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell.

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‘Rick And Morty 2×01: A Rickle in Time’ Review

27 July 2015 5:59 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

“If I die in a cage I lose a bet.”

Hearing Justin Roiland’s grotesquely burp-punctuated line delivery after a year of Rick And Morty‘s absence from the air feels like being rebaptized in slime at the world’s worst and most exciting revival church. ‘A Rickle in Time,’ no relation to the beloved series of children’s books by Madeline L’Engle, wastes no time getting back into the crude, conceptually dense chaos that makes this series such a treat. Having spent six months fucking around on an Earth unstuck from time, Rick, Morty, and Summer finally unfreeze the whole mess. It’s a clever sci-fi plot counting on the audience remembering exactly how season 1 ended, with Rick freezing time to prevent Beth and Jerry from seeing all the damage done to their home by his out of control party.

As it turns out, being unstuck from time »

- Gretchen Felker-Martin

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'Rick and Morty' creators: At its best, 'It almost starts to feel like the television is broken'

23 July 2015 9:17 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

The future of Dan Harmon's "Community" remains very much up in the air (at this point, if Yahoo orders another season, it would likely be a "Community: The New Class" approach, with Joel McHale, Jim Rash and a bunch of newbies). The future of Harmon and Justin Roiland's Adult Swim series "Rick and Morty," on the other hand, seems so secure that, in an interview earlier this week, the two creators made several casual references to things they intend to do in season 3. "Rick and Morty" began in Roiland's mind as an R-rated "Back to the Future" parody where Doc Brown relationship with Marty McFly is much darker and crueler. As Harmon explained to me last year, it evolved into its current imaginative sci-fi form where Rick is the drunk super-genius grandfather of Morty (both voiced by Roiland), forever taking his grandson on disturbing adventures across time, space, »

- Alan Sepinwall

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Showrunners on Writer’s Block, Turning Bad Ideas Into Good Ones at Wrap-Geek Media’s Comic-Con Panel

13 July 2015 10:30 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

TheWrap and Geek Media Ventures joined forces at the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con for a series of panels featuring top writers behind some of Hollywood’s most beloved genre films and TV shows. The “Inside The Writers Room: The Series” on Saturday night in Hall H, moderated by Sony Pictures TV’s Senior VP of Drama Development and Production Chris Parnell, featured a lively discussion about the creative process, show runner tips and how to turn bad ideas into good ones. Panelists included Gabrielle Stanton (“Haven”), Michael Narducci (“The Originals”), Gennifer Hutchison (“Breaking Bad,” “Better Call Saul”), Steve Holland (“The Big Bang Theory »

- Matt Donnelly

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Jeff Dunham Special Set For September On NBC

9 July 2015 11:00 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

NBC has set September 17 for the premiere of Jeff Dunham: Unhinged In Hollywood, a one-hour special to be taped next month at the Dolby Theatre, site of the Academy Awards. The special, to air from 8-9 Pm, will include a performance by Brad Paisley and guest appearances by Chris Parnell and former Ufc champion Chuck Liddell in addition to Dunham’s cohorts. NBC says there will be new stand-up bits and behind-the-scences sketches. Dunham and his sometimes PC-free… »

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Jeff Dunham Books Primetime Special for NBC

9 July 2015 11:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

NBC has set an hourlong special with comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham.

Jeff Dunham: Unhinged in Hollywood,” which will be taped August 19 at the Dolby Theater to air on Sept. 17, will feature a combination of comedy acts and live musical performances.

Among the stars scheduled to appear are country music’s Brad Paisley, comedian Chris Parnell and Mma fighting champ Chuck Liddell — along with Dunham’s cast of characters, including grumpy old man Walter.

“NBC has been very good to me over the years, and it’s a true honor to have a special on the network,” said Dunham. “Walter said he’s looking forward to performing again in the showbiz/divorce capital of the world.”

The Sept. 17 special will also include behind-the-scenes footage of the August show.

Dunham is repped by Leg, UTA, Morris, Yorn, Barnes and Levine.

 

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- Mannie Holmes

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Jeff Dunham Lands NBC Primetime Comedy Special

9 July 2015 11:00 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Comedian and ventroiloquist Jeff Dunham will star in a primetime comedy special set to air on NBC in the fall. “Jeff Dunham: Unhinged in Hollywood” will feature new stand-up and behind-the-scenes sketches, including guest appearances by country musician Brad Paisley, former Ufc champion Chuck Liddell and Chris Parnell. The special will tape at the Dolby Theater on Aug. 19 to air on NBC Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. Also read: A Peek Inside the Ingenious Mind Of Comedian Jeff Dunham (Guest Blog) “NBC has been very good to me over the years,” said Dunham, “and it’s a true honor to »

- Reid Nakamura

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Rick And Morty Season 2 Trailer Features New Inventions, More Burps

1 July 2015 11:16 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Adult Swim is gearing up for the next season of Rick and Morty, their cultish animated hit following the inter-dimensional doings of the titular mad-scientist grandfather and dopey grandson. Today, the network finally released a full trailer for Rick and Morty Season 2 and there's some revealing details that can be gleaned from the scenes previewed. Most remarkable is the narrative decision to have the entire family, outside of the titular duo, get involved in their crazed adventures across inventive planets with aliens and creatures that, often enough, act just like humans. Indeed, the trailer makes a point of highlighting a scene where Morty's mother, Beth, tells her husband, Jerry, that they have to listen to Ricky from here on out, which seems like a risky proposition to say the very least. And though I didn't see a single Mr. Meeseeks, there are plenty of creatures and wild landscapes at play in the trailer, »

- Chris Cabin

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Watch: 'Rick and Morty' Season 2 Trailer Welcomes Back Dan Harmon's Mad Scientist

1 July 2015 9:20 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Read More: Dan Harmon's Offbeat Animated Series 'Rick and Morty' Gets a Second Season From Adult Swim  The alcohol doused and often violent misadventures of "Rick and Morty" were nothing short of hilarious in its debut season. Created by Dan Harmon ("Community") and Justin Roiland, the show follows alcoholic mad scientist Rick Sanchez and his well-meaning but slow grandson Morty Smith (both voiced by Roiland) as they travel through space and time causing some serious chaos. While shock and awe are key in fitting into the slate of more mature shows on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim programming, the show also features intelligent satire of family drama and science fiction. Based on the trailer, the odd couple will be back to their old ways in Season 2, interacting with the stranger and seedier characters of the universe while continuously causing Morty's family distress. The cartoon also features the voices of Chris Parnell, »

- Ethan Sapienza

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Comic Con 2015 Friday Schedule

26 June 2015 3:19 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

San Diego Comic-Con 2015 has released their full schedule for Friday, July 10. For your convenience, we have pulled out all of the movie, TV and DVD related panels and events below, but you can can visit Comic-Con.org to check out the full schedule including comic book and video game panels. Take a look at all of the movie, TV and DVD events that will take place during the first day of Comic Con.

10:00am - 11:00am - Inside The Big Bang Theory Writer's Room

The Big Bang Theory writers once again open the curtain and take you behind the scenes of TV's #1 comedy. From huge guest stars to the shocking moments in the season finale (Was that a ring, my Precious? Will what happened in Vegas stay in Vegas?), find out what it takes to make the hit series each week. Join the show's executive producers and writers »

- MovieWeb

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Watch: Trailer For IFC's Parody Series 'The Spoils Before Dying' With Michael Kenneth Williams, Maya Rudolph, & More

16 June 2015 12:59 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

First there was "The Spoils Of Babylon," IFC's miniseries soap opera parody that brought together a ton of big stars (Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, Tobey Maguire, Tim Robbins, Jessica Alba, Val Kilmer) for one big goof. Now, the creative team behind that is back with "The Spoils Before Dying," and the first trailer for this mystery riff is here. Read More: Watch An Extended Look At 'The Spoils Of Babylon' Michael K. Williams leads the effort with Will Ferrell, Kristen WiigHaley Joel Osment (all three appeared in 'Babylon'), Maya Rudolph, Michael Sheen, Kate McKinnon, Tim Meadows, and Chris Parnell joining in the fun that follows a jazz musician who discovers his lover and another man dead. And it gets pretty surreal from there. “It was the weirdest world to be in. There was just no up, no down,” Williams told EW. “[My character] wakes up and the love of his life is dead, »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Comic-Con 2015 Film and TV Schedule: ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Supergirl’ & Much More

11 June 2015 4:57 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Comic-Con 2015 is fast approaching, and the San Diego convention — now in its 46th year — is set to feature a bevy of television and movie previews, panels and Q&As. Bookmark this page as Comic-Con draws closer, as Variety will keep you constantly updated with the latest scheduling moves from Sdcc.

July 8 (Preview Night)

Pilot screenings for “Supergirl,” “Blindspot,” “Containment” and “Lucifer,” along with a new episode of “Teen Titans Go!,” will take place from 6 p.m. in Ballroom 20.

Thursday, July 9

Film:

“Mockingjay – Part 2″ and “The Last Witch Hunter” (12 p.m., Hall H) Q&As with the stars and filmmakers will give fans a behind-the-scenes look at the two fall releases, along with first-look footage.

Television:

“Damien” (6:45 p.m., Room 6A) A first look at the inaugural season precedes a Q&A with cast and producers.

Doctor Who” (Time Tba, Hall H) Expected to attend: Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Michelle Gomez »

- Seth Kelley

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Comic-Con 2015 Film and TV Schedule: ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Supergirl’ & Much More

11 June 2015 4:57 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Comic-Con 2015 is fast approaching, and the San Diego convention — now in its 46th year — is set to feature a bevy of television and movie previews, panels and Q&As. Bookmark this page as Comic-Con draws closer, as Variety will keep you constantly updated with the latest scheduling moves from Sdcc.

July 8 (Preview Night)

Pilot screenings for “Supergirl,” “Blindspot,” “Containment” and “Lucifer,” along with a new episode of “Teen Titans Go!,” will take place from 6 p.m. in Ballroom 20.

Thursday, July 9

Film:

“Mockingjay – Part 2″ and “The Last Witch Hunter” (12 p.m., Hall H) Q&As with the stars and filmmakers will give fans a behind-the-scenes look at the two fall releases, along with first-look footage.

Television:

“Damien” (6:45 p.m., Room 6A) A first look at the inaugural season precedes a Q&A with cast and producers.

Doctor Who” (Time Tba, Hall H) Expected to attend: Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Michelle Gomez »

- Seth Kelley

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First Trailer for Tennis Comedy 'Break Point' Featuring J.K. Simmons

11 June 2015 1:35 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"You have nothing to lose!" Broad Green Pictures has debuted the official trailer for Break Point, a tennis comedy not to be confused with Point Break, the remake due in theaters this December (which looks just awful). Break Point is a totally different kind of film starring J.K. Simmons as well as Jeremy Sisto, David Walton, Amy Smart, Joshua Rush, Vincent Ventresca, Chris Parnell, Adam Devine. The film is about estranged brothers who team up to take on a tennis grand slam tournament, with their family in tow. It doesn't look half bad, another sports triumph family comedy that has its sweet moments. Enjoy! Here's the first official trailer for Jay Karas' comedy Break Point, in high def from Apple: Jimmy Price is a reckless man-child on the last leg of his career as a doubles tennis player. When his latest partner drops him, he realizes he's officially burned »

- Alex Billington

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Comic-Con 2015: FX Announces The Strain Season 2 Hall H Panel

11 June 2015 11:21 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

In addition to announcing further details on their previously revealed American Horror Story panel, FX Networks has announced The Strain Season 2 Hall H panel that will feature Guillermo del Toro, Corey Stoll, David Bradley, and more:

Press Release (via TV By the Numbers): "Los Angeles, June 11, 2015 – FX Networks is bringing fan favorites Archer, American Horror Story and The Strain to Comic-Con in San Diego this July along with Denis Leary’s new comedy Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll. Each series will feature screenings, panel discussions, press rooms and autograph signings at Sdcc. As an added bonus, FX will present an exclusive sneak preview of Kurt Sutter’s new series The Bastard Executioner, which will debut on FX this fall. 

FX Networks will present the following panel sessions and screenings (talent appearances subject to change):

Friday, July 10

Archer

Panel 5:00-6:00 Pm, Indigo Ballroom. Moderator: Tbd

Archer, the award-winning »

- Derek Anderson

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