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Tuesday TV: You Betcha, Fargo's Terrific

Allison Tolman, Bob Odenkirk

There's no place quite like the twisted heartland of FX's Fargo (Tuesday, 10/9c), a marvelous 10-episode variation on themes established in the quirky 1996 Oscar winning film. Once again, warm and neighborly small-town decency gives way to a bitter chill that has less to do with the snowy Minnesota plains than with the dark crevasses of human depravity.

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New Last Comic Standing Team Touts Format Changes: This Isn't a Popularity Contest Anymore

Last Comic Standing

A new host and a new set of judges aren't the only changes coming to Last Comic Standing. The NBC reality competition for stand-up comedians also underwent major retooling behind the scenes in anticipation of its return to after four years off the air.

Unlike seasons past, executive producers Wanda Sykes and Page Hurwitz did away with the open casting calls and... read more

NBC Revamps Last Comic Standing with a New Host and Judges

Last Comic Standing

Last Comic Standing will return for an eighth season with a new host and set of judges.

The stand-up comic competition will premiere Thursday, May 22 at 9/8c on NBC, with... read more

The Millers Casts Roseanne Barr as Andy Richter's Mom

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Roseanne Barr is returning to the small screen to play the TV mom of a famous face.

The former TV star has signed on to play Andy Richter's mom on The Millers, TVLine.com reports.

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Barr's character, Darla, is described as... read more

Roseanne Barr: "I'm Never Going to Work in Television Again"

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Roseanne Barr is never shy about her opinions, and in her latest Twitter rant over the weekend, the actress threatened to quit Hollywood for good and go into "geriatric porn."

"I'm never going to work in television again. I'm never going to even attempt it. I feel as if I've been insulted/assaulted for over a year," Barr wrote Saturday morning. "Actually, for many years — from my first reality show to my second and two failed development details. Don't call me-I won't call you. I'm gone."

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Roseanne Barr: Two and a Half Men Creator Chuck Lorre Stole My Jokes

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The Two and a Half Men writers' room needs to start using more original material, according to Roseanne Barr.

In a Twitter rant over the weekend, Barr accused star Ashton Kutcher and creator Chuck Lorre (who was a supervising producer on Roseanne in the 1990s) of ripping off a joke from her stand-up routine. Later, she recanted her claim against Kutcher and Lorre, but maintained that someone on the writing staff stole her material.

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Ex-MTV VJ Kennedy Remembers the Time She Got Explicit Next To Rudy Giuliani

Lisa Kennedy Montgomery

Former MTV VJ Kennedy, now a Los Angeles radio DJ, still has fond memories of her 1992-1997 stint at the cable channel. That's why she subtitled her new memoir, The Kennedy Chronicles (out Tuesday), The Golden Age of MTV Through Rose-Colored Glasses. "The MTV studio was where you wanted to be," she says.

But one of her most vivid memories is of simulating oral sex with a microphone while standing next to NYC's then-Mayor Rudy Giuliani during the 1994 Video Music Awards. Kennedy says she did it in order to win over a hostile audience — and it almost worked.

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Roseanne Barr Opens Up About Feud with Chuck Lorre, Tells Him to "Get Over It"

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Johnny Galecki has welcomed several of his former Roseanne co-stars, including Sara Gilbert and Laurie Metcalf, into The Big Big Bang Theory universe. However, one... read more

IFC Renews Portlandia For Two More Seasons

Fred Armisen

IFC has renewed Portlandia for two more seasons, the network announced on Wednesday.

"Portlandia has celebrated sustainable local agriculture, underemployment, avian crafting, gender politics, intense bicycle messengers and so much more," Jennifer Caserta, president and general manager of IFC, said in a statement.  "We can now celebrate two more seasons."

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The comedy series is created and written by SNL's Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, who also star in the show. Filmed and set in Portland, Ore., each episode features sketches with Armisen and Brownstein playing different characters. Guest stars over the years have included Kyle MacLachlan, Chloë Sevigny, Jeff Goldblum, Roseanne Barr, Patton Oswalt, and Andy Samberg.

Seasons 4 and 5 will each feature 10 half-hour episodes and premiere in early 2014 and early 2015, respectively.

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The Office: 5 Final Season Episodes Fans Need to Watch Before the Finale

The Office

It's hard to believe, but it's less than a month until America's favorite paper company closes its doors for the last time. Not caught up on the current season of The Office? No problem! Since there is a full week to go before the final four episodes kick off next Thursday, April 25 at 9/8c, now is the perfect time for old fans to catch up on all the latest happenings in Scranton so that they can properly enjoy the show's highly anticipated conclusion. Here is what every fan needs to squeeze in before the end (that's what she said)... read more

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