Jim Gaffigan


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  • Birth Place: Chesterton, IN
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 1966
  • Profession: Actor; stand-up comic; writer; producer
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The Wednesday Playlist: MTM's Cleveland Reunion, Futurama Finale, Comedies on FXX

At the risk of mixing one's classic-comedy metaphors ... While watching the ladies of The Mary Tyler Moore Show reunite for a chipper if undeniably poignant exercise in meta nostalgia on TV Land's Hot in Cleveland (Wednesday, 10/9c), you might find yourself wistfully recalling the old Carol Burnett Show theme: "I'm so glad we had this time together." This is especially true for the iconic buddy duo of Mary and Rhoda, with Mary Tyler Moore appearing even more frail than Valerie Harper, whose inspiring public battle with brain cancer pretty much defines the quality once attributed to Mary Richards: "spunk."

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Jim Gaffigan Comedy Pilot Being Redeveloped by CBS

The untitled Jim Gaffigan comedy pilot that failed to get picked up will be redeveloped by CBS, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

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The single camera comedy will star Gaffigan as a happily married New York City father of five, just as he is in real life. Peter Tolan remains as writer and executive producer along with Gaffigan, while Michael Wimer and Alex Murray will also executive-produce. The project, from Sony Pictures Television, is being developed in 2013-14 to air possibly in the 2014-15 season.

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After A Lackluster Year, Networks Aim to Make More Noise This Pilot Season

The broadcast networks are desperate for your attention. They know that you're overwhelmed with their programming and distracted by cable, the Internet and now even streaming services. Plus, they didn't produce a new major hit this season, and their ratings are suffering for it.

That's why this year's crop of nearly 100 series pilots at the five networks (48 comedy and 50 drama from the five networks) is all about being big: big stars, big producers, big concepts.

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Memorable Monologue: Nothing to Say
Happy Birthday To Jim Gaffigan, Spain, Running Of The Bull - Craig's Monologue
Wirey Spindell
Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival - Tickets On Sale Now!

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It's Kind of a Funny Story
It's Kind of a Funny Story
Going the Distance
It's Kind of a Funny Story [HD]

More Jim Gaffigan Movies Videos

Jim Gaffigan Wears a Blue Jacket & Plum T-Shirt [HD]
Episode 1 [HD]
The Daily Show 6/18/2013
Winter in Portlandia

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Year Title Description
2014 Jim Gaffigan TV Show Series, Performer
2010 It's Kind Of A Funny Story Movie, Actor - George
2010 Ignore - Ng Movie, Actor - George
2010 Going The Distance Movie, Actor - Phil
2010 Night of Too Many Stars TV Show Series, Appearing

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Pilot Season: CBS Orders Comedy Pilot from My Boys Alum Jim Gaffigan

Jim Gaffigan may soon be returning to TV.

CBS has ordered a comedy pilot for an untitled project from the My Boys alum, TVGuide.com has learned. The single-camera comedy would star... read more

Portlandia Announces Season 3 Guest Stars

Portlandia is quickly becoming to go-to spot for Hollywood stars.

Joining Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein in IFC's off-beat sketch comedy for Season 3 season are... read more

CBS Orders Comedy Pilot from Jim Gaffigan

Comedian Jim Gaffigan is developing a new pilot for CBS based loosely on his life, Deadline reports.

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Kiefer Sutherland to Make Broadway Debut

Kiefer Sutherland will make his Broadway debut in That Championship Season, Playbill reports.

The 24 alum will play James Daley in a remake of the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning 1972 drama. The play is set in Scranton, Pa., and follows a team of high school basketball players who reunite on the anniversary of their winning game.

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Exclusive: Royal Pains Books Jim Gaffigan

Jim Gaffigan will guest-star in the Season 2 finale of Royal Pains, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

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The comedian/actor will play Pete Stambleck, a by-the-books ...
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Jim Gaffigan: King Baby
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