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VIDEO: Larry vs. Michael J. Fox

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Larry vs. Michael J. Fox
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Length: 30:00
Aired: 9/11/2011

In the Season Eight finale, Larry accuses NY neighbor Michael J. Fox of harassment; Jeff takes a bullet for Susie; and Larry is scolded for giving an inappropriate birthday gift to Jennifer's son, Greg. watch

FX Orders Billy Crystal-Josh Gad Comedy The Comedians

FX has ordered 13 episodes of The Comedians, a half-hour sitcom starring Billy Crystal and Josh Gad, the network announced Wednesday.

The Comedians, based on a Swedish series of the same name, will offer an unfiltered behind-the-scenes look at late-night sketch comedy. Crystal stars as a successful veteran comedian who is reluctantly paired with Gad, an edgier up-and-coming star. The show also marks Crystal's first starring TV role since his role as Jodie Dallas on Soap.

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Larry CharlesMatt Nix and Ben Wexler will write and executive-produce the project, along with Crystal. Gad will serve as a producer.

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Inside the Kanye West HBO Comedy That Almost Was

Kanye West, HBO sitcom star? It almost happened. Long before the notorious moment he grabbed the microphone from Taylor Swift at the MTV Video Music Awards or celebrated the birth of his daughter with reality-TV scion Kim Kardashian the hip-hop icon headlined a comedy pilot from Curb Your Enthusiasm executive producer Larry Charles.

The sitcom was shot in 2007 but quickly fell by the wayside after an executive shuffle at HBO. Later that year, West's mother, Donda, died, and the superstar departed on a global concert tour, leaving the TV project behind. It was all a distant memory until this summer, when clips from the pilot started popping up — first on YouTube, and then at a comedy show in Brooklyn, where a bootleg copy of the entire episode was screened.

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The Dictator
The Dictator: Full Helicopter (Extende
Masked And Anonymous Scene: I Feel Goo
Masked And Anonymous Scene: Jack Fate

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Year Title Description
2012 The Dictator Movie, Director
2009 Bruno Movie, Director
2008 Religulous Movie, Director
2006 Borat Movie, Director
2004 Entourage TV Show Series, Executive Producer

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Megan Fox, John C. Reilly Sign On for Sacha Baron Cohen's The Dictator

Megan Fox and John C. Reilly will make cameos in the Sacha Baron Cohen vehicle The Dictator, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The exact nature of their appearances is being kept under wraps...
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The Thin Line Between Curb Your Enthusiasm and Seinfeld

Seinfeld, the iconic sitcom about nothing, and Curb Your Enthusiasm, the brilliant HBO series about the man who co-created Seinfeld, have always been closely linked. But if you think the similarities between the two shows begin and end with Larry David, think again. In anticipation of Curb's TV Guide Network debut, we look at just a few of the connections between the two shows...

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Borat Duo Goes for Laughs at CBS

CBS has ordered a presentation pilot from the team behind Borat and Bruno, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Penned by Borat, Bruno and Da Ali G Show writer Ant Hines, the comedy will revolve around a British low-life (Paul Kaye) who ...
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In the Works: Scorsese, Wahlberg Reunite for HBO

• Martin Scorsese and The Departed cast member Mark Wahlberg are exec-producing an HBO drama series based on Nelson Johnson's book Boardwalk Empire, about the development of Atlantic City.• Borat director Larry Charles is returning to broadcast television, having inked a two-and-a-half year, mid-seven-figure deal with ABC Television Studio. Charles, whose recent TV credits include Entourage and Curb Your Enthusiasm, will write and direct a range of projects, including scripted and "hybrid" (gas-electric?) comedies, and possibly even animation. read more


Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers), Larry Charles and record mogul Rick Rubin will pen and exec-produce for HBO Bert & Dickie, a new half-hour series about a struggling stand-up comedy team, reports Variety. Charles, already an executive producer for both HBO's Entourage and Curb Your Enthusiasm, has exited his position on the former, while his status on Curb remains to be determined.  read more

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