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Mary + Jane

Network: MTV Episodes: 10 (half-hour)Seasons: OneTV show dates: September 5, 2016 -- November 14, 2016Series status: CancelledPerformers include: Scout Durwood, Jessica Rothe, Kosha Patel, H. Michael Croner, and Dan Ahdoot.TV show description: A single camera comedy series, this TV show follows Jordan (Scout Durwood) and Paige (Jessica Rothe), two twenty-something best friends who run an all-female weed delivery service in Los Angeles. Their dope delivery app is quickly gaining popularity with foodies, celebrities and -- the most particular and crucial consumer -- hipsters. Read More…
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Mary + Jane: Season One Ratings

MTV hasn't had much luck in the ratings with their scripted comedy series but that's not stopping the cable channel from trying. How will their new Mary + Jane series perform? Will this female buddy series be cancelled or renewed for season two? Stay tuned.A single camera comedy, Mary + Jane follows Jordan (Scout Durwood) and Paige (Jessica Rothe), two twenty-something best friends who run an all-female weed delivery service in Los Angeles. Their dope delivery app is quickly gaining popularity with foodies, celebrities and -- the most particular and crucial consumer -- hipsters. The rest of the cast includes Kosha Patel, H. Michael Croner, and Dan Ahdoot.Read More…
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Bajillion Dollar Propertie$: Season Two Trailer Released for Seeso Comedy

It's about to get real... estate. Watch the official trailer for the second season of the Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ TV show, from Seeso. The half-hour, semi-scripted comedy set at a luxury, cut throat La real estate firm stars Dan Ahdoot, Tim Baltz, Ryan Gaul, Mandell Maughan, Tawny Newsome, Drew Tarver, and Paul F. Tompkins.This season, Zach Galifianakis, Nick Kroll, Busy Philipps, Casey Wilson, Jack McBrayer, Patton Oswalt, Paul Rust, Randall Park, Dave Foley, Weird Al Yankovic, and Madison Hildebrand guest star. Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ is created and executive produced by Kulap Vilaysack. Tom Lennon, Ben Garant, Scott Aukerman, and David Jargowsky also executive produce. Bajillion Dollar Propertie$, season two, premieres on Seeso, Thursday, October 13, 2016.Read More…
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Bajillion Dollar Properties: Season Two Coming to Seeso in October

The second season of the Bajillion Dollar Properties TV show premieres on Seeso, Thursday October 13, 2016. The semi-scripted high-end real estate spoof comedy series stars Dan Ahdoot, Tim Baltz, Ryan Gaul, Mandell Maughan, Tawny Newsome, Drew Tarver, and Paul F. Tompkins.Guest stars in Bajillion Dollar Properties, season two, include: Zach Galifianakis, Nick Kroll, Busy Philipps, Casey Wilson, Jack McBrayer, Patton Oswalt, Paul Rust, Randall Park, Dave Foley, Weird Al Yankovic, and Madison Hildebrand, from Bravo's Million Dollar Listing: Los Angeles. Watch a short and get the details from this press release. Read More…
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Mike Tyson Joins the Janoskians For Wild New Prank Movie ‘Public Disturbance’

Mike Tyson has committed to star in the prank comedy-adventure film, “Public Disturbance,” starring YouTube sensations the Janoskians. Lionsgate announced this week that production for the project has started and that the legendary boxer has joined the cast.

Directed by Danny Lee, the comedy follows the Janoskians after they are invited to perform a stunt at a star-studded birthday bash for Alison, the daughter of a famous media mogul (Tyson). When their act gets cancelled at the last minute, the pranksters plan the ultimate heist to hijack the dull party and create the largest public disturbance of their lives.

Read More: The Rock Just Launched a YouTube Channel, And He’s Asking Social Media Stars To Help Him Find His Edge

Additional cast members include Bobby Lee, Skyler Samuels, Amber Stevens West, Joey Lawrence, and DJ Dillon Francis. The script hails from Dan Ahdoot, Don Deleon, Paul Davidson, and Tommy Honton.
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Mike Tyson Joins Janoskians in Prank Comedy ‘Public Disturbance’

Mike Tyson Joins Janoskians in Prank Comedy ‘Public Disturbance’
Boxer-turned-entertainer Mike Tyson has come aboard Lionsgate’s upcoming prank comedy-adventure “Public Disturbance.” The production, starring YouTube comedy stars the Janoskians, began on Tuesday, the studio announced. Other cast members include Bobby Lee (“Pineapple Express,” “MadTV”), Skyler Samuels (“Scream Queens,” “The Duff”), Amber Stevens West (“22 Jump Street”), Joey Lawrence and DJ Dillon Francis. Also Read: Janoskians Are Uncensored and Tell Semi-Truth in New Mockumentary Trailer (Video) The film is being directed by Danny Lee (“After the Raves,” “30 for 30 Shorts: Friedman’s Shoes”) and the screenplay was written by Dan Ahdoot, Don Deleon, Paul Davidson and Tommy Honton. Hernany Perla (“Eden”), Jeremy Skaller (“Janoskians:.
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The Janoskians announce feature film with Lionsgate

The Janoskians announce feature film with Lionsgate
The Janoskians have announced that they are making a feature film.

The Australian comedy entertainment group are teaming up with Lionsgate to produce a movie based on their 'social disturbance' comedy.

The film, written by Dan Ahdoot, will include stunts and public pranks as well as a partially-written script as The Janoskians adjust to life in Los Angeles and plan to throw a huge party.

Beau Brooks from The Janoskians said: "In our wildest dreams, we never thought we would end up working with a company like Lionsgate. They take risks, break rules and make epic movies.

"We can't wait to take our pranks and jokes to the next level. We know we are lucky, and we will make the most of it, we promise you!"

The group uploaded their first 'Awkward Train Situations' video to YouTube back in 2011 and now have over 2 million subscribers and more than 200 million combined views.
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The Janoskians Get Their Own Feature Film

Lionsgate has made a deal with Melbourne-based YouTube prank crew The Janoskians to develop a feature film starring vehicle for the group.

Sporting a rabid online following with over 15 million followers, the group's brand has been successful enough to lead to a sold-out worldwide Live Nation tour last year, a clothing line, video game and a record deal.

The plan is for a partially scripted, modestly budgeted comedy packed with stunts, public pranks and wish fulfillment as the group adjusts to life in Los Angeles with the vow to throw the most epic party ever.

Comedian Dan Ahdoot will write and Danny Lee ("Road To Brooklyn"). Brian Robbins and Jeremy Skaller will produce the film which could well become the next "Jackass" franchise.

Source: Deadline
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YouTube Pranksters 'The Janoskians' Land a Movie Deal with Lionsgate

Lionsgate has finalized a deal to develop a feature for the YouTube pranksters known as The Janoskians (YouTube.com/User/Janoskians).

The group's members, Beau Brooks, Jai Brooks, Luke Brooks, Daniel Sahyounie and James Yammouni, will star in this partially-scripted comedy, which follows The Janoskians as they transition from Australia to Los Angeles, and go on a quest to throw the biggest party ever. The movie will also be filled with public pranks and stunts.

Here's what Beau Brooks had to say in a statement.

"In our wildest dreams we never thought we would end up working with a company like Lionsgate. They take risks, break rules and make epic movies. We can't wait to take our pranks and jokes to the next level. We know we are lucky, and we will make the most of it, we promise you."

Danny Lee (Rock Fresh) is directing from a script by
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Friend Me

Network: CBS

Episodes: Eight but none aired (half-hour)

Seasons: One

TV show dates: N/A

Series status: Cancelled

Performers include: Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Nicholas Braun, Amanda Lund, Dan Ahdoot, Parvesh Cheena, and Steve Talley

TV show description:

This comedy revolves around a pair of best friends in their twenties who've moved from Indiana to Los Angeles to start cool new jobs at Groupon. While they have some things in common, the buddies can't agree on how to socially engage in their new city.

Evan (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) prefers to socialize online at home in his underwear -- web-chatting and playing poker with his Hoosier buddies like Mike (Parveesh Cheena), Sully (Tim Robinson) and Farhad (Dan Ahdoot).

Meanwhile, Rob (Nicholas Braun) is eager to embrace the big city scene and meet new
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Friend Me: What Happened to the CBS Comedy?

It doesn't look like viewers will ever get to see Friend Me. CBS has decided to shelve the comedy series and won't be airing the produced episodes.

Co-created by Ajay Sahgal and Alan Kirschenbaum, Friend Me revolves around two young best friends (Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Nicholas Braun) who move from Indiana to Los Angeles to work for Groupon. While one wants to recreate himself in the big city, the other wants to hold onto his hometown roots and relationships. Others in the cast include Amanda Lund, Dan Ahdoot, Parvesh Cheena, and Steve Talley.

The sitcom was ordered to series in May 2012 and was expected to debut mid-season. Kirschenbaum tragically took his own life in October 2012 and the network opted not to include the show in their mid-season plans in December.

The show's fate still seemed up in the air but,
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Amanda Lund To Co-Star In Midseason CBS Comedy ‘Friend Me’

Exclusive: CBS is adding some estrogen to midseason buddy comedy Friend Me with the introduction of a new regular female character to be played by Amanda Lund. Created by Alan Kirschenbaum and Ajay Sahgal, Friend Me is about two twentysomething best friends who just moved from Indiana to Los Angeles to start cool new jobs. Rob (Nicholas Braun) is eager to embrace the L.A. scene and meet new people, while Evan (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) prefers to socialize online at home in his underwear, web-chatting and playing poker with his Hoosier buddies Mike (Parveesh Cheena), Sully and Farhad (Dan Ahdoot). In what is considered the female lead on the ensemble, Lund will play the upbeat and often socially awkward Amanda Baxter, new to Los Angeles, alone after a break-up, and eager to move on with her life. Working for a caterer with dreams one day to be a chef, she finds
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CBS announces its 2012-2013 schedule

CBS has announced its schedule for the fall 2012-2013 season and it's one that features many returning shows. The eyeball network is enjoying a commanding lead against its competitors, finishing the regular '12 season as the country's most-watched television network for the ninth time in the past 10 years.

However, one long-running show won't be coming back next fall: CSI Miami, the first spinoff from Jerry Bruckheimer's massive crime drama franchise, got its walking papers two weeks back.

Among the new series that CBS is launching this fall are:

Elementary

Jonny Lee Miller (Dark Shadows, Hackers) stars as detective Sherlock Holmes and Lucy Liu as Dr. Joan Watson in a modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD’s most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with
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Fox’s ‘In Living Color’, CBS’ ‘Friend Me’ & Martin Lawrence Project Add To Casts

Josh Duvendeck is the latest performer cast in Fox’s In Living Color reboot, executive produced by Keenan Ivory Wayans. He joins previously cast Kali Hawk, Jennifer Bartels, Jermaine Fowler and Lilrel Howery. The new In Living Color, which starts production this month, will debut as two half-hour specials. Duvendeck, repped by Coast To Coast and Management 101, recurred on NBC’s Park & Recreation and has a supporting role in the Seth MacFarlane’s upcoming feature Ted. Nicholas Braun has landed one of the two leads in CBS’ comedy pilot Friend Me, about twenty-something best friends, Evan and Rob (Braun), who move from their hometown of Bloomington, Indiana to Los Angeles to begin their exciting new lives working at Groupon. Also cast in the pilot is actor-comedian Dan Ahdoot as Reggie, an ethnically diverse indie filmmaker. He is with Innovative and manager Barry Katz. Groundling alumna Colleen Smith has been cast
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Jay Leno 'best of' clips from Friday night

NBC fired over the best of clips from Friday's "Jay Leno Show." Watch all of Friday.s show with The Office.s Jenna Fischer and comedian Dan Ahdoot here: Link. Jay and his celebrity panel question the issues in a new segment, .Who Cares What They Think.. And also, a clip of race guru Justin Bell teaching Steve Carell how to drive like a pro. Monday night sees Jay with Jamie Foxx and Ten@Ten guest, Joe Torre. The Jay Leno Show Monologue 10/02 [0:53] Watch Friday's monologue Comedian Dan Ahdoot [4:54] Comedian Dan Ahdoot makes 'em hoot. Guy Talk [4:45] Jay's new segment "Who Cares What They Think" Justin Bell Teaches Steve Carell To Race! [2:59]
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