• Nicholas Stoller sells four comedies to CBS, ABC, Fox

    Nicholas Stoller has sold four comedy projects in the first pitch season under his Sony Pictures TV overall deal. The new comedies coming out from Stoller span multiple networks. A multi-cam sitcom, Our House, written by Brendan O’Brien and The Story of Us written by Mike Royce are coming to CBS. Common Areas, written by Hilary Winston and Mat Harawitz will head to ABC while single-cam Next Door, with writers

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    Stephen Colbert adjusts the Colbeard for Late Show (Video)

    David Letterman and his Late Show are off the air. The famed Late Show with David Letterman sign that hung over Broadway for over twenty years is gone. The dawn of Stephen Colbert (Round 2) is upon us. CBS launched the website, iOS app and social media accounts for Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday. With it, they also launched a new Late Show podcast and intro video. ColbertLateShow.com

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    Late Late Show host James Corden makes late late push for relevancy (Video)

    James Corden begins his Late Late Show hosting tenure next week. CBS seems excited for its new talents (Stephen Colbert takes over Late Show later this year). The only problem is– no one seems to know who James Corden is! Corden has won a Tony Award and a BAFTA (it’s like a British Oscar) but the English comedian is still fairly unknown. His highest profile role was starring as the

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    James Corden’s first Late Late Show guest announced!

    James Corden will host the legendary Tom Hanks as his first guest when the Scottish comic takes over The Late Late Show on CBS next month. Craig Ferguson has already and is plenty busy with other projects. Since his departure, CBS has had a slew of (male) guest hosts including Judd Apatow, Drew Carey, Jim Gaffigan, Wayne Brady, Kunal Nayya and musician-turned-comedian-turned-back-into-a-musician John Mayer. Tom Hanks is a friendly, popular– and

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    David Letterman tells Regis Philbin about post Late Show plans

    David Letterman and Paul Shaffer visited The Late Late Show last night, as Regis Philbin manned the guest hosting chair in already-departed Craig Ferguson’s place. A long list of guest hosts – Jim Gaffigan, Judd Apatow, Whitney Cummings, etc. – are filling in before James Corden officially takes over in March. During Letterman’s appearance, Philbin asks Letterman what he’ll do once he leaves hosting duties at Late Show on May

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    Late Show with Stephen Colbert has a premiere date, mark your calendars

    After a month off the air, Stephen Colbert (the real one, not the character) now knows when his new show will save America from Colbert Report withdrawals. CBS will premiere Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Sep. 8 this year. We already knew that David Letterman will exit Late Show on May 20 after nearly 22 years. CBS chairman Nina Tassler announced that Stephen has until the Fall to get

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    David Letterman sets Late Show exit date

    David Letterman finally knows when his historical run on Late Show will come to an end. Letterman’s final broadcast on CBS will be on May 20. The legendary late night talk show host announced his retirement back in April. They had yet to establish when he would bow out in 2015. Stephen Colbert will take over the Late Show chair, leaving his soon-to-end Comedy Central program The Colbert Report. David

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    When Craig Ferguson leaves Late Late Show, great comedians will guest host. And then also John Mayer.

    When Craig Ferguson ends his nearly 10-year reign as Late Late Show host at the end of December, a roster of guest hosts – including the insufferable John Mayer – will sit behind the Scottish comedian’s vacated desk until James Corden officially takes over. Drew Carey will host first between Jan. 5 and Jan. 9 and again between March 2 and March 6. Judd Apatow, Jim Gaffigan, Wayne Brady, Will

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    Big Bang Theory’s Carol Ann Susi dead at 62 after cancer battle, watch supercut of Mrs. Wolowitz scenes

    The Big Bang Theory’s Carol Ann Susi has died at the age of 62 after a brief battle with cancer. Susi played Debbie Wolowitz, the mother of Simon Helberg’s character Howard; though she “appeared” on 39 episodes since The Big Bang Theory’s inception in 2007, Susi was never physically seen, though her gruff voice and hilariously overbearing demeanor has become famous. Susi would’ve been 63 this coming February. “The Big

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    Kaley Cuoco’s Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony (Live video)

    Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting has played Penny on the wildly popular CBS series The Big Bang Theory since 2007, and she’s won a Golden Globe for her work. And today she’s getting her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. And thanks to the below video feed from Variety, you can watch the festivities live as it happens! It’s scheduled to go down at 2 pm PST. Enjoy! Sign up to

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    Letterman regular Tommy Johnagin snags CBS pilot deal

    Comedian Tommy Johnagin has landed one of the early exciting pilot orders from CBS. Johnagin has sold a half-hour comedy pilot for a multi-camera show based on his life as a stand-up comic raising a family in a small Midwest town. Johnagin is a regular guest on Late Show with David Letterman (he’s appeared seven times!) and has appeared on John Oliver’s New York Stand-up Show, was a runner-up on NBC’s Last

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    Charlie Sheen returning to Two and a Half Men?

    Charlie Sheen has reached out to Two and a Half Men about bringing back iconic playboy Charlie Harper for the 12th and final season. Sheen, who currently stars on FX’s Anger Management, told TV Guide magazine, “We’re trying to figure out what makes the most sense.” The actor was famously fired the monster CBS sitcom after making less-than-flattering remarks about creator and executive producer Chuck Lorre. Even before the public

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    Reports: Late Late Show host Craig Ferguson will host syndicated talk show when contract expires in December

    Not even four months after Craig Ferguson announced he’d be leaving his post at CBS as host of the Late Late Show, it seems the Scottish comedian has landed a new gig. According to reports, Ferguson is about to sign a deal to host a new syndicated talk show that would air around 7 or 7:30 pm— not during late night! “It will also tape in Ferguson’s current studio at

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    Dave Hill as Stephen Colbert’s bandleader? Yes Please. Laughspin asks the facemelter about the grassroots movement to make it so

    As David Letterman prepares to leave Late Show at the end of the year and Stephen Colbert prepares to take over Letterman’s seat at CBS, who is preparing to be Colbert’s bandleader? It’s a fair question, you guys. It seems every late night host needs a band and a bandleader, right? Letterman has Paul Shaffer, Jimmy Fallon has Questlove of The Roots, Seth Meyers has Fred Armisen, Conan O’Brien has

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    ‘The Big Bang Theory’ banned in China! Does the CBS comedy promote prostitution, gambling or terrorism?

    Love it or hate it, CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory is one of the most popular comedy series in television history; so popular, in fact, its stars Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki are beloved characters all over the world. Except in China. That’s right, Laughspinners. China’s government has banned the Chuck Lorre produced Big Bag Theory from Internet streaming services because China’s State Administration of Press, Publication,

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