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Exclusive: Brooklyn Nine-Nine Books The Office's Ed Helms

Ed Helms

Ed Helms goes postal this fall as a special guest star in Brooklyn Nine-Nine's second season. The Office vet will play an agent working for the United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) whom Det. Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg) struggles with in order to work a case.

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John Oliver Previews New HBO Late-Night Series Last Week Tonight

John Oliver

John Oliver would like you to know that nobody is more surprised than he is that he has landed his own show on HBO. While he may not be a household name just yet, when Last Week Tonight With John Oliver — a satirical weekly news program — premieres on April 27, it will join the cable channel's distinguished Sunday-night ranks, which have included The Sopranos, Sex and the City, Game of Thrones, Girls and Veep.

"It's an odd piece of premium real estate — I feel like I'm polluting the landscape a bit," says the 36-year-old import, best known for his seven years as "senior British correspondent" on The Daily Show and the two months he spent filling Jon Stewart's chair when the anchor was away last summer. "It's like seeing a gigantic empty lot on Park Avenue and someone just built a tent on it. It's like, 'How did you get there?'"

Three weeks before his first broadcast, we sat down with the compulsively self-deprecating, lightning-witted comedian to find out the answer... read more

Stephen Colbert on Late Show Gig: "I Do Not Envy Whoever They Try to Put in That Chair"

Stephen Colbert

With only eight more months before he retires his ultra-conservative "Stephen Colbert" character, Stephen Colbert addressed his big Late Show promotion indirectly on Thursday's episode of.... read more

Top Moments: The Good Wife Shoots to Kill and New Girl Goes Up in Smoke

Josh Charles, Julianna Margulies

Our top moments of the week:

13. Birds of a Feather Award: Wednesday's episode of Arrow unites the Black Canary and the Huntress, two members of the so-called "Birds of Prey," but in a nice twist, they're adversaries. Their fight gains even more symbolism when Laurel — who will eventually become the Black Canary and a member of the "Birds of Prey" — joins the fray. An interesting way to... read more

Check Out the First Trailer for HBO's Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

John Oliver

HBO released the first trailer for John Oliver's upcoming  comedy-news series Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.

HBO sets premiere for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Oliver, who filled in for Jon Stewart on The Daily Show over the summer, pokes... read more

HBO Sets Premiere for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

John Oliver

John Oliver's upcoming HBO comedy-news series Last Week Tonight with John Oliver will debut Sunday, April 27 at 11/10c.

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HBO Orders Comedy Starring Tim Robbins and Jack Black to Series

Tim Robbins and Jack Black

HBO has given a series order to The Brink, a comedy starring Tim Robbins and Jack Black, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

The dark comedy focuses on... read more

VIDEO: Jon Stewart Rants Against Deep-Dish, Receives Dead-Fish Pizza from Rahm Emanuel

Jon Stewart

Move over, Fox News. Jon Stewart has a new target: deep-dish pizza.

The Daily Show host delivered an epic rant against Chicago-style pizza, calling it "tomato soup in a bread bowl. This is an above-ground marinara swimming pool for rats."

"I don't know whether to eat it or throw a coin in it and make a wish," Stewart continued. "And if I made a wish, it would be that I'd wish for some real f---in' pizza."

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John Oliver to Host Weekly Comedy Show on HBO

John Oliver

John Oliver is moving on up!

Just a few months after successfully taking over for Jon Stewart as the host of The Daily Show, the comedian is getting his chance to shine again as the host of a new weekly comedy show on... read more

Top Videos: Stewart's Daily Show Return, Scandal Scoop, Vampire Diaries Gags

John Oliver and Jon Stewart

This week, Jon Stewart returned to The Daily Show, the stars of Scandal offered a sneak peek at Season 3, and a 96-year-old wrote a touching love letter to his recently-deceased wife. Also, Lil' Bub and his feline friends starred in a documentary, and Bill Hader offered Stefon fans hope that the Saturday Night Live character may get his own feature film. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:

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