• FX’s The League renewed for seventh — and final — fantasy football season

    FXX’s fantasy football comedy series The League will return next year— for its seventh and final season. The series revolving around a group of friends’ outrageous antics surrounding their fantasy football league will come to a close with a final 13-episodes in 2015. The League stars Nick Kroll, Steve Rannazzisi, Mark Duplass, Paul Scheer, Jon Lajoie and Katie Aselton (pictured) with frequent appearances from Seth Rogen as Dirty Randy and Jason

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    Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel film Crash Test TV special on a 60-foot bus (Photo)

    Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel are taking their live Upright Citizens Brigade comedy show to the small screen (or big screen, depending what size your television is). The Human Giant alumni filmed their long-running show Crash Test as a TV special and they weren’t being shy about it either. Tehy are filming the special in Los Angeles on a 60-foot glass bus with their heads plastered across the side of

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    Paul Scheer graciously answers our absurd questions (Laughspin interview)

    You might know Paul Scheer as Andre from cult favorite series The League or Trent in NTSF:SD:SUV::, which just launched a new season last night on Adult Swim! Maybe you know him as Robby Z in last season’s Burning Love. And if the name doesn’t ring a bell, look him up. We’ll wait. Because you definitely know who he is. A few weeks ago, Scheer held a live taping of

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    Hell Baby trailer with Rob Corddry, Leslie Bibb, Michael Ian Black, more is here (Video)

    It’s not out in theaters until Sept. 6, but today we were gifted with the first official trailer for Hell Baby, the comedy horror flick starring Rob Corddry and Leslie Bibb and feautring the likes of Michael Ian Black, Thomas Lennon, Riki Lindhome, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel, Keegan-Michael Key, Kumail Nanjiani and Robert Ben Garant. Lennon and Garant wrote and directed the feature, which centers on Corddry and Bibb, who

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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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    ‘Burning Love’ returns for two new seasons, June Diane Raphael will star as bachelorette

    It seems comedy nerds weren’t the only ones watching Burning Love, Ken Marino and wife Erica Oyama’s Bachelor parody series that ran on Yahoo! Screen earlier this year. It’s been renewed for not one, but two more seasons! The second season will parody The Bachelorette and will find former broken-hearted Burning Love contestant Julie Gristlewhite (played brilliantly by June Diane Raphael, who’s married to Paul Scheer) as the target of

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    Comedy Central’s animated ‘Gajillionaires’ takes on Obama and Romney (Video)

    It’s been nearly a year since Comedy Central announced the pickup of its newest animated venture Gajillionaires, a half-hour series centered around disgustingly wealthy brothers Benjamin and George Krabbe and their constant plotting to get even richer. And as you’ll see in this just-released teaser, the brothers are joined by some colorful characters, including Donald Trump, Chef Boyardee and a bad guy from G.I. Joe (I think?); feel free to

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    Childrens Hospital and NTSF:SD:SUV:: renewed, also there’s a billboard controversy

    No need to worry about the fate of two favorite Adult Swim series Childrens Hospital and NTSF:SD:SUV::. Cartoon Network enjoys these bizarre shows as much as audiences and are giving them the opportunity to create even more 15-minute episodes for Adult Swim. The Rob Corddry-created Childrens Hospital will be returning next year for its fifth season and the Paul Scheer created NTSF:SD:SUV:: will be returning for its third. Surely fans

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    New York Comic Con hosts Childrens Hospital, Hannibal Buress and lots more comedy (Preview)

    October is just days away, which means, soon, many people will have an excuse to put on scary masks, ridiculous costumes or slutty outfits that transform women into the objects of men’s fantasies. That’s right ladies and gentlemen, New York Comic Con is right around the corner. The four-day fest of all-things-nerd happens Oct. 11-14. And while there are plenty of panels with potential to be pretty preposterous (Steampunk 101,

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    Watch seven promos for the new season of The League

    In exactly one month The League will return to FX for its fourth season; that’s Thursday, Oct. 11 at 10:30 pm ET, to be precise. In honor of that, we’d thought we’d roll out all seven of the show’s new promos, which finds the whole gang — Pete, Kevin, Ruxin, Andre, Taco and Jenny (aka Mark Duplass, Steve Rannazzisi, Nick Kroll, Paul Scheer, Jon Lajoie and Katie Aselton) — explaining

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    Watch all 13 episodes of ‘Burning Love’ here!

    Attention, American citizens, housewives, trashy television watchers everywhere: hunky bachelor Mark Orlando did it! He did what mini reality series Burning Love set out for him to do– he found himself a wife! Yes, America, rejoice, and hey! Hold the press, USA Today– some people aren’t all caught up yet. For those of you who don’t know what I’m talking about, Burning Love is a reality show spoof starring Ken

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    Review: New ‘Believer’ book with Sedaris, C.K., Oswalt and more, gives life to old tradition

    Ask a comedian for advice, and more likely than not, you’ll get a joke. Editor Eric Spitznagel at The Believer knows this, so he and Amy Sedaris started a humor/advice column and called it “Sedaratives.” In each issue of the magazine, “Sedaratives” is taken over by a different guest “advisor” who responds to several Dear Abby-ish prompts. The column has been popular enough to warrant two collected volumes from Vintage

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    FX renews ‘The League’ for a fourth season

    FX announced that it’s renewing the fantasy sports-themed comedy series, The League, for a fourth season. Considering that the impending stoppage of the NFL threatened to change the entire dynamic of the series a few months ago, The League has really shown a great level of consistency– not to mention having some of the funniest people in comedy just now breaking into the big time: Nick Kroll, Steve Rannazzisi, Paul

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    Paul Scheer and Rob Huebel give us a reason to watch Critics’ Choice Awards on VH1

    What would it take to make you, the typical Laughspin reader, watch a movie-awards show on VH1? What if it was hosted by two thirds of Human Giant? What if it was hosted by one quarter of Respecto Montalban? What if it was hosted by the tall guy from Children’s Hospital and the bald guy from The League and NTSF:SD:SUV::? Lucky for you, all of those dreams will come true,

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    Watch Nickelback have a sense of humor about them sucking

    You don’t have to like Nickelback to appreciate the video they just made for Funny or Die. In it, the band (with the help of Paul Scheer) tries to figure out why everyone in Detroit is so pissed off about their upcoming performance at the Lions game on Thanksgiving. With the help of Scheer they try to figure out what the reasons could be … everything from starting hotel fires

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