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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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Comic-Con to Debut First Look at Kurt Sutter’s ‘Bastard Executioner’

11 June 2015 10:44 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Kurt Sutter’s hotly anticipated drama “Bastard Executioner” will offer a first look at San Diego Comic-Con on Sunday, July 12.

In addition to the exclusive footage from “Bastard Executioner,” FX will take over Hall H with new summer series “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll” with creator Denis Leary and cast members Elizabeth Gillies, Elaine Hendrix, Robert Kelly and John Ales for a panel and sneak peek, plus “The Strain” with showrunner Carlton Cuse, exec producers Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan and actors Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Mia Maestro, Kevin Durand, Ruta Gedmintas, Richard Sammel and Natalie Brown.

FX’s animated hit “Archer” is also heading to San Diego for a panel on Friday, July 10. Creator Adam Reed, exec producer Matt Thompson and voice actors H. Jon Benjamin, Jessica Walter, Aisha Tyler, Judy Greer, Chris Parnell, Amber Nash and Lucky Yates will be in attendance for the discussion and a “Best »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Comic-Con 2015: Your Guide to the TV-Related Panels and Screenings

10 June 2015 11:23 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

It’s almost that time of year when hordes of TV fans storm San Diego to get a sneak peek at their favorite returning shows and the upcoming season’s best new offerings at San Diego Comic-Con. Below, we’ve compiled the dates, times and locations of all the major TV related events.

We’ll be updating this page as more panels are announced, so make sure to bookmark and check back often!

PhotosFall TV Preview: Your Guide to Next Season’s New Shows and Stars

Wednesday, July 8

6 pm Preview Night exclusive world premiere screenings of the pilot episodes for Supergirl, »

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10 Ways YouTube Has Changed the Way We Watch TV

24 April 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

It's hard to believe that YouTube is just 10 years old. It seems like it's been around forever, and it's difficult to recall how we ever lived without it.

Nonetheless, it was only 10 years ago this week, on April 23, 2005, that YouTube posted its first user-uploaded video. (It was a 19-second clip called "Me at the Zoo," uploaded by site co-creator Jawed Karim, showing him commenting on his own visit to the elephant exhibit at the San Diego Zoo. It's been viewed 19 million times.)

Today, YouTube seems a ubiquitous part of our lives. But whether you post your own videos or simply watch those made by others, you're adding to the growth of a platform that has forever altered the formerly passive way we used to watch television. Here are 10 ways YouTube has changed what we watch and how we watch it.

Streaming. There was streaming video before YouTube, but it was »

- Gary Susman

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Amy Poehler, Will Forte turn poetry into slam dunk during Lynch Foundation show

8 April 2015 12:04 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Los Angeles - Last night musicians and comedians gathered at the Ace Hotel to honor the 60th anniversary of Allen Ginsberg's groundbreaking poem "Howl," in the form of a benefit concert thrown by the David Lynch Foundation. The non-profit centers on spreading the word about the benefits of Transcendental Meditation. Sounds like a laugh riot, right? Actually, everyone fared pretty well... "David Lynch... the man who made me afraid of hallways." Musician Kevin Drew, as an introduction "Live abortions! Raise your hand if you've had an abortion... or you can just slap me five when you leave." Amy Poehler "I love rap music but I despise poetry." Chris Parnell, prior to rapping "The Ballad of the Skeletons" with Amy Poehler "This should go for two or three hours. Let's round it up to six... Follow your inner moonlight; don't hide the madness. You have to if you wanna see Nic Cage. »

- Katie Hasty

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Conan O'Brien and Chris Parnell just brilliantly mocked Indiana

1 April 2015 12:50 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

This is the kind of clip that keeps Conan O'Brien's comedy one step above the rest of the late night fray: Not only is it topical and hilarious, but it's damning too. Watch as Conan O'Brien and Chris Parnell (as Indiana's "religion czar" in charge of enforcing the state's new, arguably discriminatory "religious freedom" bill) discuss how easy it is to recognize homosexuals in a crowd or at a leather bar. Andy Richter can't help but cackle. »

- Louis Virtel

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'Spoils Before Dying' Gets Kristen Wiig & Haley Joel Osment

17 March 2015 11:38 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids, Ghostbusters), Maya Rudolph (SNL, Bridesmaids, The Maya Rudolph Show) and Haley Joel Osment (Entourage The Movie, Tusk) have joined the formidable cast of IFC's six-part comedic miniseries, The Spoils Before Dying. Kristen Wiig and Haley Joel Osment also appeared in the first installment of the Spoils franchise, The Spoils of Babylon, which aired on IFC last year and earned Wiig an Emmy&#8482 nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Miniseries. Currently in production, The Spoils Before Dying will make its television debut this summer on IFC.

Also returning in new roles are Michael Sheen (Masters of Sex), Val Kilmer (Batman Forever), Steve Tom (Major Crimes) and Marc Evan Jackson (Brooklyn Nine-Nine). New cast additions to The Spoils Before Dying include Kate McKinnon (SNL, Ghostbusters), Tim Meadows (Marry Me, SNL), Chris Parnell (30 Rock, SNL), Emily Ratajkowski (Gone Girl, We Are Friends), Andrew Daly (Review, Comedy Bang! Bang! »

- MovieWeb

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