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  • Bill Kurtis: An anchorman's journey to 'Anchorman'

    Bill Kurtis: An anchorman's journey to 'Anchorman'
    There was a time, a time long before the "Anchorman" franchise, when the local Chicago anchorman/journalist/producer/voice-over actor/gala host/restaurant investor/grass-fed-beef maven Bill Kurtis reigned supreme. It was a time when people believed...
  • 'Anchorman 2' isn't legendary but delivers laughs, reviews say

    'Anchorman 2' isn't legendary but delivers laughs, reviews say
    As is usually the case with Ron Burgundy, the pompous newsman played by Will Ferrell, the title of his latest film, "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," seems a bit overblown. Movie critics agree that the long-awaited sequel to the 2004 comedy "Anchorman"...
  • Film Review: 'Anchorman' sequel isn't all bad news

    Film Review: 'Anchorman' sequel isn't all bad news
    Adam McKay made his feature directorial debut nine years ago with “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” — still the funniest showcase for the talents of Will Ferrell, McKay's frequent writing partner. Their subsequent collaborations...
  • The Ron Burgundy marketing blitz

    Anderson Cooper salutes him as a "news legend." Wolf Blitzer calls the journalist "one of the most influential anchors in broadcast history." Chris Cuomo from the "New Day" desk adds: "On camera, he's the best. But off camera, he's a bit of a [bleep]!"...
  • Meagan Good, the new member of the 'Anchorman' team

     Meagan Good, the new member of the 'Anchorman' team
    The first time Meagan Good met Will Ferrell, she threw her shoes at him. That may be the most rational response a woman could have to Ferrell, at least when he's playing hopelessly chauvinist TV newsman Ron Burgundy. In Good's case, she was performing...
  • 'Anchorman 2′ Stays Classy for New York Premiere

    Nine years after "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" skewered the spray-tanned bravado of action news, Ron Burgundy and the Channel 4 team will return to theaters on Wednesday with "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues." The Sunday night premiere at the...
  • 'Anchorman' meets One Direction when Paul Rudd hosts 'SNL'

    'Anchorman' meets One Direction when Paul Rudd hosts 'SNL'
    Adding to what feels like the longest (although not unpleasant) movie rollout in history, stars of the movie sequel "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" joined Paul Rudd on "Saturday Night Live" last night. Between the "SNL" alums and the boy-band...
  • 'Brickleberry,' 'Key & Peele' and 'Drunk History' renewed

    'Brickleberry,' 'Key & Peele' and 'Drunk History' renewed
    Comedy Central announced Wednesday it was renewing three of its comedy series, "Brickleberry," "Key & Peele" and "Drunk History," for new seasons to air in 2014. Of the three shows, "Key & Peele" has had the longest run, with the network ordering a...
  • Comedy Central Renews 'Key & Peele'

    Comedy Central has renewed series "Key & Peele," "Brickleberry" and "Drunk History." Next year will bring the fourth season for "Key & Peele" (exec produced by Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Ian Roberts, Jay Martel and Joel Zadak), third for...
  • Holiday-season movie releases

    Holiday-season movie releases
    WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6 A Case of You A young writer smitten with the barista at his local coffee shop scours her Facebook profile for intel and tries to transform himself into her dream guy. With Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood. Written by Long....
  • Discovery Channel Picks Up Funny Or Die Sports Docu-Series

    Comedy website Funny Or Die will tackle its first TV documentary series, a sports docu-series set to air on Discovery Channel sometime in 2014. Funny Or Die has shot a pilot of the untitled series, which stars strength and conditioning coach Mike...
  • 'Anchorman 2' inspires underwear marketing partnership with Jockey

     'Anchorman 2' inspires underwear marketing partnership with Jockey
    You may not be able to grow Ron Burgundy's thick, lustrous mustache, but you can drive his car of choice, eat his favorite ice cream and even dress like him. At least when it comes to underpants. This week, Jockey International Inc. released a line of...