• CBS renews Mom for two more seasons; Anna Faris, Allison Janney get raises

    Mom will return to CBS for two more seasons. Co-stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney are expected to earn an estimated $350,000 each per episode after extensive negotiations. That almost doubles their previous salaries on the hit sitcom. Mom is the third-most watched comedy on broadcast TV. Mom is currently in its sixth season and there’s no telling how long it will run. Kelly Kahl, President of CBS Entertainment remarked

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    CBS orders more Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anna Faris, Robin Williams and Will Arnett

    A few days after they announced that new comedy We Are Men was canceled, CBS today announced it’s ordering additional episodes of a trio of freshman comedies: The Crazy Ones, The Millers and Mom. During the show’s most recent airings, all three shows averaged about 10 million viewers each. Mom stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney; The Crazy Ones stars Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar and The Millers stars

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    New CBS comedy lineup revealed: Anna Faris, Robin Williams, Will Arnett (Updated + videos)

    We’ve already seen the new fall comedy lineups from NBC, Fox and ABC, and today CBS – the network with the traditionally highest comedy ratings – revealed theirs, including four new sitcom offerings which star the likes of Anna Faris, Will Arnett and Robin Williams. Let’s get to it! On Mondays at 8 pm this fall, How I Met Your Mother will begin its ninth and final season and will

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    The Laughspin Podcast, episode 54: The Lonely Island, Joe DeRosa, Jim Gaffigan

    On this new episode of the Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I deliver great news about a Phil Hartman project, a new Anna Faris series and also some sad news about comedian Rick Shapiro and more. We also listen to a new song from Andy Samberg’s comedy group The Lonely Island, a clip from my interview with Jim Gaffigan and a preview of Joe DeRosa’s new comedy special! And much more!

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    CBS greenlights Anna Faris comedy produced by Chuck Lorre

    In what has to be the least surprising news this television season, CBS has greenlighted a full series order for Chuck Lorre’s new show Mom, according to Deadline. The series will star Anna Faris and Allison Janney. If you don’t know who Lorre is, he’s the producer behind some of the highest-rated sitcoms on television; Two And A Half Men, The Big Bang Theory and Mike & Molly– all of

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    Anna Faris and Chris Pratt were on Top Chef and also they are adorable (Video)

    If you didn’t know already, Parks and Recreation’s Chris Pratt and comedy flick superstar Anna Faris represent one of the most adorable married couples in Hollywood. The duo recently welcomed their first child, Jack, into the world. But last night Pratt and Faris appeared on a new episode of Top Chef, filmed months before the birth. The show’s contestant’s were charged to create a menu tailored to the famous couple’s

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    This red band featurette for Movie 43 with Anna Faris, Emma Stone, Kristen Bell and more is bonkers (Video)

    In what will prove to be the oddest comedy this winter, Movie 43 boasts a seemingly unending list of comedy stars, featuring the likes of Emma Stone, Kristen Bell, Anna Faris, Chris Pratt, Johnny Knoxville, Justin Long, Stephen Merchant, JB Smoove, Leslie Bibb and Christopher Mintz-Plasse– not to mention a stellar list of Hollywood stars not known for their comedy chops: Uma Thurman, Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, Halle Berry, Gerard

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    After announcing start date two weeks ago, Ghostbusters 3 gets pushed back again

    Just 13 days ago, we got word that the long-awaited Ghostbusters 3 would finally start filming this coming Summer, albeit without Bill Murray. But today, we’re hearing Sony Pictures Entertainment, the studio behind the flick, has pushed it back again– this time to the beginning of next Fall at the earliest. And there’s a chance it won’t happen at all, seeing as Sony won’t make any decisions until the end

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    Anna Faris is totally knocked up

    Cue the awwing! Comedy flick darling Anna Faris and husband Chris Pratt of Parks and Recreation are expecting their first child this fall (AWWW)! The couple, who tied the knot in 2009, have always wanted to have kids but weren’t able to up until now because of their busy schedules. “Chris wants a big family,” Faris told People in 2011. Guess that means there are more little Annas and Chrises

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    Watch the new ‘Dictator’ trailer with Sacha Baron Cohen and Anna Faris

    Oh, hey there. A shiny new trailer for Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest project The Dictator was released this week– and you should probably check it out. Unlike the previous trailer, this one pretty much reveals the entire plot of the flick. It hits theaters May 11 and stars Anna Faris, Megan Fox, John C. Reilly, Ben Kingsley and 3,289 other people. Enjoy!

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    Sacha Baron Cohen’s ‘Dictator’ beds Megan Fox in first trailer

    It’s been three years since we last found Sacha Baron Cohen lampooning popular culture and politics in that half scripted, half way-too-real way he’s mastered ever since the success of his Ali G. Show on HBO a decade ago. But this summer, Cohen returns with The Dictator, a comedy centered around — you guessed it — a fictitious dictator who tries his best to keep democracy far away from the

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    SNL fails, even with well-loved Anna Faris as host

    If you combined all the great sketches from the first four episodes of Saturday Night Live this season you would have yourself one damn funny episode of Saturday Night Live. Unfortunately, the gems have been spread over four weeks. And that, my friends, makes for a mostly-painful viewing experience each Saturday. Coming off last week’s mediocre-to-slightly-bad episode, SNL found itself in a great position for a comeback this week– especially

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    Watch Anna Faris reveal her “sexy” Halloween costume in new SNL promo

    By the time this week’s Saturday Night Live airs, What’s Your Number? will have been in theaters across the country for three weeks. From a marketing standpoint, it’s not exactly the best time for Anna Faris, the star of said movie, to host the show this Saturday. But hosting SNL isn’t just about publicity and promotion, right? It’s about helping make the show be the best it could be. And

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    Comedy kibbles and bits: links about funny shit

    It’s been a few days since I busted out some comedy links. So, here’s a list of some that deserve some attention. Start clicking away, you click-indicted clickers. Ving Rhames has been cast in a Comedy Central pilot, wherein he plays a former special ops agent. The show is called Black Jack; and Rhames’ character is named Black Jack. Get it? Ving Rhames is totally black, you guys. [Deadline] [caption

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