Adam Levine, Jimmy Fallon
This week, Adam Levine demonstrated his hidden talent for doing musical impersonations on The Tonight Show and a baby elephant discovered the wonder that is a gigantic string of ribbon. Ed Sheeran hopped on the televised live musical bandwagon and dressed up like Little Orphan Annie, and Cookie Monster teamed up with John Oliver and other celebrities to give kids a language lesson. Plus: Showtime released the most revealing teaser yet for Homeland's upcoming fourth season. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
TBS has ordered three new comedies, including a police satire from executive producers Steve and Nancy Carell, and a new series from Will & Grace creators David Kohan and Max Mutchnick, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Angie Tribeca stars Rashida Jones as a lone-wolf detective of the Really Heinous Crimes Unit who isn't happy when her boss...
Adam Scott, Amy Poehler
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Thursday's episode of Parks and Recreation. Read at your own risk!]
Well, this blind item came early!
During Thursday's episode of Parks and Recreation, flu season once again ran rampant in Pawnee. When Leslie (Amy Poehler) began to show symptoms, she...
Amy Poehler, Adam Scott
Parks and Recreation is preparing for what can only be called an epic season (thankfully not series) finale.
Not only will First Lady Michelle Obama appear, but there will be plenty of other familiar faces popping up in Pawnee for the upcoming Unity concert, which will include a special performance by Donna's (Retta) cousinGinuwine and — possibly — Duke Silver!
Rashida Jones' romantic comedy pilot just landed a mother of a casting.
Cristin Milioti, who joined How I Met Your Mother this season as the future Mrs. Ted Mosby, has signed on to...
Rob Lowe, Rashida Jones
Emotions have been running high lately on NBC's best Thursday comedies. Saying goodbye to beloved characters can have that effect. Last week, Community sent Abed's playmate Troy (Donald Glover) off to sail the world with LeVar Burton, but not before staging one last epic stunt that turned Greendale into Lava World. This week, the focus shifts to a more grounded yet fictional Indiana — where, incidentally, there is an actual Greendale (I grew up there) — as Pawnee prepares a going-away bash for Chris Traeger (Rob Lowe) and Ann Perkins (Rashida Jones) on Parks and Recreation that may not be as surreal as Community's but compensates with a reservoir of genuine emotion and character-rich moments.
Fox enjoyed eight seasons of great success with House, a high-concept medical procedural about an incorrigible, deeply flawed medical genius. I'm not sure I could make it through eight episodes (I've seen two so far) of Louse — also known as Rake (Thursday, 9/8c) — which must have been pitched to Fox, via the series' Australian roots, as "House in a courtroom," a high-concept legal dramedy about an incorrigible, deeply flawed law maverick.
Rashida Jones is reuniting with her former Office co-star Steve Carell.
The Parks and Recreation actress has been tapped to star in...
Casey Wilson, June Raphael
NBC has ordered comedy pilots from Casey Wilson and Rashida Jones and a drama adaptation of Israeli series The Gordin Cell, TVGuide.com has learned.
From Happy Endings' Wilson and June Raphael, Mason Twins tells the story of...
Tobey Maguire, Tim Robbins
Here's the thing about satire: Parody has a sharper sting if what's being ridiculed is actually relevant. And while it looks like everyone's having a grand time lampooning the old-school histrionics of the classic TV miniseries "epic" in IFC's elaborate all-star Funny or Die put-on The Spoils of Babylon, I'm afraid the fun isn't all that contagious, in part because the joke is such a stale one to begin with.
The whole enterprise, which consists of six half-hour chapters (the first two airing back-to-back starting Thursday at 10/9c), has the musty whiff of one of those movies derived from so-so Saturday Night Live sketches. Each installment opens with a staged intro, featuring a heavily made-up Will Ferrell as a rotund Orson Welles-like egomaniac impresario (described as "author, producer, actor, writer, director, raconteur, bon vivant, legend, fabulist" — and that's just the first episode's credits) who sinks further and further into his (wine) cups as he reflects on his lost late-'70s "masterpiece," which he self-financed as if he were Scrooge McDuck.