• Seth Meyers, Amy Poehler play Game of Thrones trivia with George R.R. Martin (Video)

    Seth Meyers put George R.R. Martin to the test on Tuesday night in a fun Game of Thrones trivia match on last night’s Late Night with Seth Meyers. Martin appeared on the show with Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler. Meyers challenged the Game of Thrones creator to identify quotes from his epic five-book fantasy series. Game of Thrones has become a sensational award-winning drama on HBO over four seasons, with

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    Sofia Vergara highest paid television star, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Cobie Smulders, Amy Poehler close behind

    Sofia Vergara is the highest paid television actress for the third consecutive year. This, according to Forbes, who just released its annual lists of the highest paid television actors and actresses. What’s more compelling, however, is that Vergara is not just the highest paid female in television, but the highest paid television star overall. The Modern Family star banked $37 million from June 2013 to June 2014 while television’s highest

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    Greg Poehler’s Welcome to Sweden renewed for second season

    Amy Poehler’s brother Greg is making a name for himself on NBC. The Parks & Recreation network has renewed his summer comedy series Welcome to Sweden for a second season. Originally produced and aired in Sweden, the sitcom is based on Greg Poehler’s life as a New York accountant who falls for a Swedish girl and follows her back to Europe. Sister Amy served as executive producer on the show,

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    Neal Brennan loves Louis C.K. but says ‘Louie’ is the kale of television (Interview)

    In this vast, cacophonous digital age, television programming finds inspiration from Twitter feeds, Tumblr blogs, podcasts and YouTube channels. So, it’s oddly quaint that Sundance TV is about to launch a new series based on one page of a magazine (magazines are like books but flatter and shinier)— specifically the back page of New York magazine. On that page for the last 10 years is the Approval Matrix, a wildly

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    Billy On The Street’s Billy Eichner writing pop culture book, is becoming media powerhouse

    Billy On The Street host Billy Eichner is an improviser, actor, TV host and sass mouth. Now the potentially new USA Network star will now add author to his already long and varied resume. The Emmy-nominated comedian has signed a deal to write a book about Hollywood and pop culture. No title or release date has been announced by Hachette Book Group USA, who will publish the book. Eichner is

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    Tina Fey, Amy Poehler start shooting ‘The Nest’ (Photos)

    First-look stills are in, giving a sneak peek into Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s new film The Nest, which is currently filming in Rockland County, NY. The Nest stars the Saturday Night Live alumni as two sisters who throw one last party in their family home before it’s sold. We see in the photos that fellow comedian John Leguizamo is also in the film as well as Bridesmaids star Maya

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    David Wain reveals ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ prequel details on Late Night with Seth Meyers (Video)

    David Wain visited Late Night with Seth Meyers last night to promote his new movie They Came Together, which hits theaters June 27 and stars Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd. Also starring the likes of Cobie Smulders, Ed Helms and Michael Ian Black, it’s a romantic comedy that basically rails against romantic comedies. In short, we can’t wait to peep it in theaters. But Meyers also got Wain talking about

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    Don Rickles will not get pooped on by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog (Exclusive video)

    Iconic comedian Don Rickles will be celebrated tomorrow as Spike TV premieres One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Tribute to Don Rickles at 9 pm ET. Laughspin was in attendance when it was shot at the historic Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. So we know what’s in store for viewers– and you’re not going to want to miss it. On hand to honor the still-performing Rickles, 88 was Tina

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    ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ headed to Netlfix as television series

    Wet Hot American Summer, the 2001 cult comedy classic from David Wain and Michael Showalter, is headed to Netflix in the form of a 10-episode television series. This, according to sources, who have spoken to Variety, who broke the news moments ago. If the project comes to fruition, a Wet Hot American Summer series will act as a prequel to the movie, which starred Showalter, Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce,

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    Parks And Recreation’s final season: Amy Poehler, Aubrey Plaza, Aziz Ansari will leave Pawnee after next season on NBC

    Amy Poheler’s Leslie Knope, and the rest of the Parks & Recreation crew, will take its final bow at the end of the 2014-15 season, NBC announced. The mockumentary series, which first came on the air in 2009, was part of NBC’s then-powerful Thursday night of comedies with The Office, 30 Rock and recently-cancelled Community. The show should continue to live in syndication, having played on FXX, Esquire and WGN.

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    USA Network developing tons of comedies, Legally Blonde, Queer As Folks scribes in on the action

    USA joins TBS, FX and IFC as yet another network pouring money into developing original comedy series. After greenlighting its first original comedy series in over a decade — Sirens — the USA network announced a healthy slate of comedies currently in development. Its EMT sitcom and recently-debuted Playing House hope to make the cable channel a comedy destination. A pilot presentation has already been ordered for Amy Poehler-executive produced

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    Amy Poehler, Billy Eichner join forces for USA Network comedy series

    Amy Poehler hopes to make Fuse host Billy Eichner a sitcom star at the USA network. The Saturday Night Live alum has signed on to executive produce Difficult People, created by and starring Eichner. USA wants a pilot presentation from the show about two best friends and frustrated comedians in New York City who love pop culture and hate everyone else. The sassy comedian created the show with longtime friend Julie

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    Comedy Central picks up Amy Poehler’s ‘Broad City’ for second season

    Broad City, the new hip series on Comedy Central, has been picked up for a second season! The Amy Poehler-produced buddy comedy created by and starring New York’s Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer has been on the network for only a month and it is averaging a steady 1.2 million viewers every Wednesday night. Jacobson and Glazer star as a couple of broke twentysomethings in New York City. You can

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    Aubrey Plaza, Amy Poehler and other funny ladies make Most Desirable Women list

    More than one million votes were cast internationally in an annual survey by AskMen.com to find out the Most Desirable Woman of 2014. We all know that “sense of humor” is the new “great ass” when it comes to sex appeal and the voting started to show it. Community’s Alison Brie made her debut on the Top 99 Most Desirable Women list at number two! The 13th edition of the

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    Amy Poehler will work with Natasha Lyonne on NBC, Parks and Rec will have a seventh season

    It seems like Golden Globe winner Amy Poehler will continue to stay at NBC. The network has signed a new three-year overall deal with the Parks and Recreation star and has ordered a pilot for a new show that she will co-create and executive produce. Old Soul will star Orange is the New Black’s Natasha Lyonne as a woman trying to find herself while working as an aide to a

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