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Seen & Heard: NBC TCA Party

Alison Brie

Thursday night's NBC All-Star Party, held in conjunction with the Television Critics Association press tour, brought out a rather interesting mix of characters: A new superhero (The Cape's David Lyons), a legendary TV producer (David E. Kelley), Beverly Hills socialites (Paris and Kathy Hilton) and even an Oscar winner (Kathy Bates). But the crowded lobby of the Langham Hotel in Pasadena quickly turned into a place where old friends got a chance to catch up and new friends were made.

As soon as Parenthood's Erika Christensen spotted pals Jason Ritter (The Event) and Ryan McPartlin (Chuck) she rushed ...
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The Making of Community's Animated Holiday Episode

Community

Community's December 9 animated Christmas episode, in which Abed (Danny Pudi) learns the meaning of Christmas (and which featured a shout-out to TV Guide Magazine!), is a holiday miracle in itself. As overseen by 23D Films owners James Fino (who previously worked on King of the Hill) and Joe Russo (The Simpsons), the stop-motion animation was completed in four months, less than half the time it takes to produce an episode of The Simpsons.

"We needed every ounce of that time," Fino says. "It couldn't be whipped off. We had to be at the top of our games." Animators from the movies Coraline and The Nightmare Before Christmas also contributed their talents.

Fino and Russo offered... read more

Cheers & Jeers: Community Makes the Grade

Alison Brie, Community

Cheers to Community for avoiding the dreaded sophomore slump.

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The second season of NBC's under-the-radar sitcom may not be making a Big Bang in the ratings, but you can't deny it's explosively funny. The show has perfected the formula of well-chosen guest stars (Daily Show vets Rob Corddry and John Oliver, alt-comedy god Patton Oswalt, and, yes, Betty White, who's better in small doses like this week's cameo); snappy, pop-reference-rich dialogue; physical shtick from the masterful likes of Chevy Chase and Ken Jeong; and unexpected moments of M*A*S*H/Scrubs-esque sincerity.

This week's episode, "The Psychology of Letting Go," worked in meaningful ruminations on life, death and religion as Chase's Pierce refused to accept his mom's demise... read more

Exclusive: Betty White Rocks the Community Set

Betty White

In the second-season premiere of Community, the nicely ripped Jeff Winger (Joel McHale) receives a righteous beat-down from Betty White, America's favorite octogenarian, who plays a deeply eccentric anthropology professor named Jane Bauer.

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As the scene was rehearsed July 29 in L.A., on a set where Senor Chang's Spanish class once stood, White's character ... read more

NBC's Community Cast: Kind of Infuriating

Community

You know who's really kind of hard to believe? The cast of Community.

Not because they're all talented or good-looking or whatever. They are. But that's true of most people on TV. But they only seem so smart and cool because other people — dorky sweaty writers — think of great stuff for them to do.

Not so with the Community people. The Community people — and this is kind of an outrage — are also really good at coming up with great material for themselves. They proved it, yet again, at their Comic-Con panel Saturday.

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One of them is Chevy Chase, basically a... read more

Community Producer: "Season 2 Is a Blank Canvas"

Community

Community, NBC's college comedy, has just got the greenlight for a second season. TVGuide.com checked in with executive producer Dan Harmon to see what's ahead for the students of Greendale, how they'll explain Troy and Abed's special friendship and why the impending graduation of the cast is a tiny narrative problem.

NBC renews 30 Rock, The Office and Community

TVGuide.com: Congratulations on the Season 2 renewal. How does it feel?
Harmon:
Thank you very much. It's very exciting. The feeling in the production offices is surprisingly normal. I guess we're so close to the finish line for the end of the season, that somehow the human brain is capable of tucking that news away while we focus on the task at hand.

TVGuide.com: Would you have planned for some sort of closure had you not heard this soon?
Harmon:
Because... read more

Saturday Night Live Presidents Reunite for a Cause

SNL Presidents

The ghosts of Saturday Night Live presidents past — including Will Ferrell, Dana Carvey and Dan Aykroyd — have reunited in a Funny Or Die video to encourage Congress to create a Consumer Financial Protection Agency.

In the video, President Obama (Fred Armisen) falls asleep in the arms of the first lady (former SNL star Maya Rudolph) as he frets about the multi-million dollar lobby against the CFPA.

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In Obama's dreams, he is visited by ... read more

Top Moments: Barney Sings, Pants Slouch and Late Night Implodes

Neil Patrick Harris, Jay Leno

This week, a lot happened on TV, but who had time to watch, what with all the shenanigans going on in late-night? Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Kimmel and Jay Leno all used their shows to issue informal press releases on the latest machinations of the Tonight Show shuffle — to brilliant comic effect. Welcome to Top Moments: 2010 NBC Panic Edition!

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Go Behind the Scenes of Community with Yvette Nicole Brown

Community

Yvette Nicole Brown of NBC's Community sat down with TVGuide.com, offering a taste of hilarious off-screen antics. Brown also teases what's coming up with her character Shirley, the many relationships at the community college and who may be next to lock lips with Joel McHale.

TVGuide.com: What's the on-set reaction been to the full-season pickup for Community?
Yvette Nicole Brown:
It's been amazing. Every week we're finding out that more and more people are watching. We're like, "Really? We got five more people? Awesome!" We're looking at it as a... read more

National Lampoon's Vacation Sequel in the Works

National Lampoon's Vacation

New Line is ready for a Vacation — with a new generation of Griswolds.

The studio is developing a follow-up to the classic 1983 comedy National Lampoon's Vacation, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film will focus on an adult Rusty Griswold, son ...
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