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Rob Riggle

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  • John Oliver signs off as 'Daily Show' host

    John Oliver signs off as 'Daily Show' host
    John Oliver wrapped up his summer-long stint as temporary host of “The Daily Show” on Thursday night, a three-month period which, contrary to conventional wisdom, has been remarkably busy on the news front. Oliver made his debut the very day...
  • 'Modern Family' Spinoff Being Considered by ABC

    'Modern Family' Spinoff Being Considered by ABC
    ABC is eying a spinoff for its hit comedy "Modern Family," Variety has confirmed. Deadline broke word of the spinoff earlier today. Though in preliminary stages, ideas being tossed around for the spinoff include a project based on Rob Riggle's...
  • Can Gil Thorpe of 'Modern Family' Help Gil Thorp on the Funnies Page?

    If and when Gil Thorpe, the antagonistic pickle-dispensing realtor from "Modern Family," gets a show of his own, there's another character who might like to have a chat. His name? Gil Thorp. Gil Thorpe has been around for just four or so TV seasons. He's...
  • NBCSN, NHL Tap Bobby Farrelly To Hype Hockey

    To promote its "Thanksgiving Showdown" hockey broadcast between the New York Rangers and the Boston Bruins, NBC Sports Network is making use of a talented movie director who knows a thing or two about slapstick. Bobby Farrelly, one half of the famous...
  • Has 'The Daily Show' Bumped 'SNL' as TV's Premiere Comedy Launchpad?

    Has "The Daily Show" supplanted "Saturday Night Live" as a launching pad for modern comedy talent? It's a judgment call, but in light of the latest budding star to break out of the former, a barroom debate well worth having. Word that John Oliver has...
  • Universal Slots 'Dumb and Dumber To' for Nov. 14, 2014

    Mirroring Paramount's fourth-quarter dating of "Anchorman: The Legend Continues," Universal has slotted its comedy sequel "Dumb and Dumber To" for a wide release on Nov. 14, 2014. The pre-Thanksgiving slot positions the film prior to the holidays as a...
  • Change of lineup on Fox NFL Sunday; Riggle in, Caliendo out

     
    Fox sent out a release on Sunday announcing that Rob Riggle has replaced impersonator Frank Caliendo as the funny man on Fox's NFL pregame show that will still feature Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, Michael Strahan, Jimmy Johnson and host Curt Menefee. The...
  • NFL on FOX 2012 schedule

     
    NFL on FOX 2012 schedule Click here to get a FREE printable 2012 NFL TV Schedule! FOX begins its Sunday afternoon NFC package of regional NFL games on Sept. 9, with a doubleheader beginning at 1pm ET. In addition to Sunday afternoon games, FOX airs the...
  • Holiday TV Episodes 2012

     
    Updated Nov. 20, 2012, 4:07pm CT ‘Tis the season when people's minds start turning toward the holidays! And during this stretch from Thanksgiving to New Year's, and everything in between, besides eating, shopping and making merry, another thing that...
  • This week: Top 10 on ‘The Voice’; Top 5 on ‘Dancing With the Stars’; Charlie Brown times 3

     
    It's an unusual week as the November sweeps end Wednesday, Thanksgiving specials fill the schedule, and television shifts into Christmas mode. Here's how the major broadcast networks will respond. NBC: The Peacock Network has had a strong fall, thanks...
  • Emmys 2012: 'Mad Men,' Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' Earn Noms

    Emmys 2012: 'Mad Men,' Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' Earn Noms
    LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
  • '21 Jump Street' review: Remake whatever you want if it's this funny

    '21 Jump Street' review: Remake whatever you want if it's this funny
    *** (out of four) Part action movie spoof, part coming-of-age comedy and mostly hilarious, “21 Jump Street” gives the genre of “unexpected remakes of not especially significant ’80s TV shows” a good name. The cop drama that...