Who knew Jean-Ralphio had so many stealth moves up his sleeves? Ben Schwartz, probably best known as the self-proclaimed baller on Parks and Recreation, voices the lead character on Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja, a new animated comedy set to debut next month on Disney XD.
In Randy Cunningham, Schwartz plays a high school freshman who discovers the "NinjaNomicon," a super human ninja suit. Now Randy, with the help of his best friend Howard, must battle evil while navigating high school and keeping his secret identity a secret.
Cheers to Jon Stewart for not going soft on Anthony Weiner — or himself.
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Cheers to Community for giving viewers a reason to celebrate Valentine's Day.
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With all due respect to a certain weekly entertainment magazine (where — in the interest of full disclosure — I must admit I worked for many years), "TV's smartest comedy" airs 90 minutes earlier than the glib, heartless Parks & Recreation.
How powerful is TV's Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, 46 years after its first airing? A week ago Tuesday, CBS' annual telecast clobbered the equally classic animated treasure How the Grinch Stole Christmas on ABC when they went head to head. Since then, The Daily Show's Jon Stewart put his voice over the Burl Ives snowman/narrator as part of a hilarious holiday-animation takedown of Fox News Channel's yearly "War on Christmas" hysteria. ("The season wouldn't feel the same without people going out of their way to be offended by nothing.") Glee kicked off its frenetically sentimental Christmas episode this week with a rendition of "The Island of Misfit Toys" (how appropriate). And now the entire cast of NBC's Community looks like they stepped off of Hermie's assembly line in Santa's workshop.
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As you may have heard, this week's episode of Community, "Abed's Uncontrollable Christmas," is done completely in stop-motion animation, the style immortalized in those enduring Rankin/Bass Christmas-TV chestnuts...
Comedy Central is planning another Night of Too Many Stars: An Overbooked Concert For Autism Education.