• Watch: HBO’s Silicon Valley, first full episode for free

    Silicon Valley, HBO’s newest original comedy series, premiered last night on the cable behemoth. But if you missed it or if you don’t have HBO, the network is offering the first episode for free viewing. And we’ve lovingly embedded it below. The series Silicon Valley comes from writer and director Mike Judge, the man who brought us Beavis and Butt-head and Office Space. Judge’s new project is partially based on

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    SXSW Comedy, Day 1: Comedy Bang! Bang! and Burning Love

    AUSTIN — Hey hey, everybody! I’m back for my third year of sharing some of the lovely comedic jewels of Austin, Texas’s South by Southwest with you friendly Laughspin readers. This year, the fest has bulked up its comedy offerings substantially: three different venues with simultaneous shows, podcast tapings, stand-up showcases, parties, mass hysteria. Get ready, because it’s about to get real. It seemed fitting to kick off the fest

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    Second season of Burning Love premieres: Watch the first two episodes (Video)

    The wait is over! Burning Love’s second season premiered today on Yahoo! Screen, boasting not one, but two episodes! For the uninitiated, Burning Love is a Bachelor-type parody created and written by Erica Oyama and directed by Ken Marino; the two are married in real life. While the first season (full season here) followed the Bachelor formula — with Marino playing bachelor Mark Orlando — this season features season one

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    Seth Rogen’s movie This is the End has a red band trailer with Danny McBride, James Franco, more! (Video)

    For the better part of the last year, we’ve been getting glimpses of a little movie called This is the End, which was written by Seth Rogen and longtime friend and collaborator Evan Goldberg. It features an incredibly long list of stars: Rogen is joined in the film by the likes of Aziz Ansari, Kevin Hart, Danny McBride, Jason Segel, James Franco, Craig Robinson, Mindy Kaling, Martin Starr, Emma Watson,

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    Party Down star Lizzy Caplan headed to Showtime for ‘Masters of Sex’

    Showtime has recruited Party Down star Lizzy Caplan for Masters of Sex, an upcoming series based on the book by Thomas Maier. Masters of Sex chronicles the lives of William Masters and Virginia Johnson, who became pioneers in the study of human sexuality in the 1960s. The award-winning Maier wrote the well-received book in 2009 and talk of the Showtime series began last month. Caplan is set to play Virginia

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    IFC picks up comedy flick with Alison Brie, Lizzy Caplan and Martin Starr

    The first we heard about indie flick Save the Date, it was way back in early June of last year. Casting was done and pre-production had begun. But it was in its early stages, so the chance of it even seeing the light, was slim. But, now it’s officially a go. Months after its premiere at the Sundance International Film Festival in January, IFC has acquired North American distribution rights.

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    Exclusive clip from “A Good Old Fashioned Orgy” with Jason Sudeikis, Leslie Bibb, Lake Bell + sweepstakes!

    I’m super excited about the upcoming flick, A Good Old Fashioned Orgy for a few reasons. First, the cast is pretty much an all-star comedy team: Jason Sudeikis, Leslie Bibb, Lake Bell, Michelle Borth, Nick Kroll, Tyler Labine, Angela Sarafyan, Lindsay Sloane, Martin Starr, Lucy Punch and Will Forte. Really? All of those peeps on one screen in one movie. I’m already sold. Another reason I’m psyched? It’s the only

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